AFSC/NMML: Beluga whale Counts from Aerial Surveys in Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1993-2014

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

The National Marine Mammal Laboratory conducted aerial surveys to monitor the abundance and distribution of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, Alaska. This database contains the counts of beluga whale groups made by the aerial observers during surveys from 1993-2012, and 2014. There were no surveys in 2013. Counts occurred concurrent with video collection during each pass near a beluga group.

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Metadata Date November 27, 2018
Metadata Created Date May 31, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 1993 (creation), (publication)
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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 27, 2018
Metadata Created Date May 31, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 1993 (creation), (publication)
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Access Constraints Access Constraints: There are no legal restrictions on access to the data. They reside in public domain and can be freely distributed. | Use Constraints: User must read and fully comprehend the metadata prior to use. Applications or inferences derived from the data should be carefully considered for accuracy. Acknowledgement of NOAA/NMFS/AFSC as the source from which these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations of these data is suggested. | Distribution Liability: The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose. NOAA denies liability if the data are misused.
Bbox East Long -149
Bbox North Lat 61.5
Bbox South Lat 59
Bbox West Long -154
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:26317
Harvest Object Id 91098770-c0b9-4fd7-aa85-9c2b6498547e
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1993
Temporal Extent End 2014

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