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Blue Whale Sound Production Recorded at SanctSound Site SB02_12

Metadata Updated: June 16, 2023

This record represents blue whale sound production detected from raw passive acoustic data. The Low Frequency Detection and Classification System (LFDCS) call library for blue whales was built for the data sampled at 120 Hz, and created for A, B, and AB phrases. All detections with a Mahalanobis distance of 5.0 or less were manually screened. Daily presence for blue whales was confirmed if there were three song phrases visible, including at least one true detection. Only accepting detections when three or more phrases occurred ensured our confidence in blue whale song presence. These data were recorded at SanctSound Site SB02_12 between September 17, 2020 and November 22, 2020.

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Metadata Date June 15, 2023
Metadata Created Date February 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date June 16, 2023
Reference Date(s) June 15, 2023 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NGDC MGG Passive Acoustic

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Monitoring locations for the SanctSound project. Credit: NOAA

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 15, 2023
Metadata Created Date February 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date June 16, 2023
Reference Date(s) June 15, 2023 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ncei.pad:NOAA-Navy-SanctSound_SB02_12_bluewhale_1d
Access Constraints Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose., Cite as: NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and U.S Navy. 2021. Blue Whale Sound Production Recorded at SanctSound Site SB02_12, SanctSound Data Products. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.25921/0mh5-zn08. [access date].
Bbox East Long -70.242287
Bbox North Lat 42.47083
Bbox South Lat 42.47083
Bbox West Long -70.242287
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Graphic Preview Description Monitoring locations for the SanctSound project. Credit: NOAA
Graphic Preview File https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/pad/SanctSound/20181009-sound-monitoring-locations-1000.jpg
Graphic Preview Type jpeg
Harvest Object Id 8caac714-d033-459c-8c88-c9177fd29c79
Harvest Source Id 8812445c-2f10-47c5-80d9-c1bc92ca956d
Harvest Source Title NGDC MGG Passive Acoustic
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Lineage
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Point", "coordinates": [-70.242287, 42.47083]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2020-09-17T16:30:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2020-11-22T16:30:00Z

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