AFSC/NMML: Killer Whale encounter data in the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea, and the western and central Gulf of Alaska from 2000 - 2010

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

Comprises data from surveys focused on killer whales with opportunistic data from other cetacean species; includes data describing encounters for photo-identifications, biopsy, and acoustic sampling. Data includes surveys conducted by CAEP/NMML, and also contributed data from Alaska Ecosystem Program/NMML, Southwest Fisheries Science Center and other collaborators. Surveys were conducted in the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea, and western Gulf of Alaska, 2000 to the present.

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Metadata Date November 27, 2018
Metadata Created Date May 31, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2010 (creation), (publication)
Frequency Of Update annually

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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) 2010 (creation), (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Access Constraints: The data set is being prepared for distribution. Contact the Point Of Contact for estimated time of release. | 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 -145
Bbox North Lat 60
Bbox South Lat 50
Bbox West Long 170
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update annually
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:17342
Harvest Object Id 80ec137c-19e0-4310-a7b5-ae0d268b09d1
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 2000
Temporal Extent End 2010

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