EK60 Water Column Sonar Data Collected During DY1608

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

Acoustic-Trawl Survey of Walleye Pollock in the Eastern Bering Sea (DY1608, EK60). The Midwater Assessment and Conservation Engineering (MACE) program of NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) conducted an acoustic-trawl (AT) stock assessment survey on the eastern Bering Sea shelf during late spring/summer of 2016 to estimate the distribution and abundance of walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus). The survey was conducted 12 June to 17 August aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson, a 64 meter stern trawler equipped with acoustic and oceanographic instrumentation. The vessel departed Dutch Harbor, Alaska on 12 June and returned to Dutch Harbor on 17 August. The cruise was completed in three legs (leg 1, 12 June to 3 July; leg 2, 7-25 July; leg 3, 29 July to 17 August), with all port calls in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

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Dates

Metadata Date June 3, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) June 12, 2016 (creation), September 1, 2017 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NGDC MGG Sonar Water Column

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Resource Type Series
Metadata Date June 3, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) June 12, 2016 (creation), September 1, 2017 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:DY1608_EK60
Access Constraints Cite as: Alaska Fisheries Science Center. 2016. 'EK60 Water Column Sonar Data Collected During DY1608'. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5RR1W9P [access date], 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., Resource may not be available for up to one year after initial collection.
Bbox East Long -160.90725
Bbox North Lat 62.21966
Bbox South Lat 53.84607
Bbox West Long -178.84959
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Licence These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty., Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2016-06-12T16:21:17
Temporal Extent End 2016-08-17T03:49:40

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