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|Title:||Marine mammal specimen and other data from the SURVEYOR and other platforms as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 20 March 1977 to 02 November 1977 (NODC Accession 7900319)|
|Abstract:||Marine mammal specimen and other data were collected from the SURVEYOR and other platforms from 20 March 1977 to 02 November 1977. Data were collected by the Alaska State Department of Fish and Game as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP). Data were processed by NODC to the NODC standard F025 Marine Mammal Specimens format. Full format description ia available from the NODC homepage at www.nodc.noaa.gov/. An analog file for this accession is available from NODC user services.
The F025 format is designed to support studies of biological populations and ecosystems that are subject to impact from oil and gas development, marine pollution and other environmental disturbances. Information on marine animal populations, activities, migratory routes and breeding locales are obtained from either surface ship or aircraft surveys.
The F025 format contains data from examinations of marine mammal specimens. The data are collected to define behavior, population dynamics and trophic relationships of marine mammals. In addition to species, position, time and environmental conditions at the collection site, data for each specimen may include weight and body dimensions, sex and reproductive status, age, primary cause of death and analysis of stomach contents. The species of both the specimen and its ingested prey are encoded using the NODC Taxonomic Code. Comments may be reported in a free-text record.
|Seanames:||Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea, Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, Gulf of Alaska, North Pacific Ocean|
|Instrument types:||biota surveys, photograph, visual analysis|
|Datatypes:||AIR TEMPERATURE, ANIMALS - GROUP - BEHAVIOR, ANIMALS - GROUP - NUMBER IN GROUP, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - AGE, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - BEHAVIOR, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - CAUSE OF DEATH, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - COUNTS, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - DIVE TIMES, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - MARKS OR TAGS, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - RELATIVE POSITION, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL - STOMACH CONTENTS, ANIMALS - INDIVIDUAL, DEBRIS, GLARE - DIRECTION, GLARE - TYPE, GLARE, HABITAT, HUMAN ACTIVITY, ICE - CHARACTERISTICS, ICE - COVERAGE, ICE - DEFORMATION, ICE - TYPE, ICE, SEA STATE, SPECIES IDENTIFICATION - LIFE STAGE, SPECIES IDENTIFICATION - SEX, TAXONOMIC CODE, TEMPERATURE - AIR, TEMPERATURE - SURFACE WATER, TIDE STAGE, VISIBILITY, WATER COLOR, WATER DEPTH, WEATHER, WIND DIRECTION, WIND SPEED, cloud amount/frequency, cloud types|
|Submitting institution:||Alaska State Department of Fish and Game - Anchorage|
|Collecting institutions:||Alaska State Department of Fish and Game - Anchorage|
|Platforms:||PANDALUS, RESOLUTION, SURVEYOR|
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|Supplementary information:||Note: Metadata for this accession were extracted from a legacy database
maintained by the U.S. National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC). The
design of the database did not exactly reflect the FGDC Content
Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM).
Principal Investigator (PI) and organization contact information
accurately represents all available information from the legacy database
at the time that this description was created. However, proper
attribution of a PI to a specific institution or the role (submitting or
collecting) taken by an institution may not be correct due to inexact
mapping between fields in the legacy database and the CSDGM. Due to this
uncertainty, the contact information was initially recorded in the
Supplemental Information element of the CSDGM description.
To develop more accurate metadata, the NODC reviews metadata for all
accessions on an ongoing basis.
Points of contact for this data set include:
Agency: ALASKA STATE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME - ANCHORAGE
address: 333 RASPERRY ROAD
country: UNITED STATES
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