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Fin Whale Sound Production Recorded at Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Monterey Accelerated Research System

Metadata Updated: July 28, 2022

This record represents fin whale detection from recordings at the Monterey Accelerated Research System (MARS) cabled observatory. MARS resides on the continental slope outside Monterey Bay, California at a depth of 890 m. It's location is in the center of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Since 28 July 2015, MARS has supported nearly continuous sound recording at a sample rate of 256 kHz. Long term spectral averages with a resolution of 5 seconds/1 Hz were manually scanned using consistent intensity and contrast settings throughout the time-series. Visual detections were paired with examination of the fin whale call index (Sirovic et al., 2015). The analysis period for these detection is standardized across SanctSound sites to allow for direct comparison.These data were recorded at SanctSound Monterey Accelerated Research System between November 01, 2018 and October 31, 2020.

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Metadata Date February 10, 2022
Metadata Created Date July 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 28, 2022
Reference Date(s) August 2, 2022 (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 February 10, 2022
Metadata Created Date July 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 28, 2022
Reference Date(s) August 2, 2022 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ncei.pad:NOAA-Navy-SanctSound_MARS_finwhale_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. Fin Whale Sound Production Recorded at Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Monterey Accelerated Research System, SanctSound Data Products. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.25921/3ep8-kr91. [access date].
Bbox East Long -122.186
Bbox North Lat 36.713
Bbox South Lat 36.713
Bbox West Long -122.186
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 1e0285e2-5e8c-41a1-9138-8183c745076a
Harvest Source Id 8812445c-2f10-47c5-80d9-c1bc92ca956d
Harvest Source Title NGDC MGG Passive Acoustic
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Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Point", "coordinates": [-122.186, 36.713]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2018-11-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2020-10-31T23:59:59Z

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