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Fin Whale Sound Production Recorded at SanctSound Site CI03_03

Metadata Updated: June 16, 2023

This record represents fin whale calls detection from raw passive acoustic data. Daily presence of fin whale 20 Hz pulses was detected by analysts and logged using Triton's Logger remora. When hourly background noise levels in the 31.5 Hz octave band exceeded 95 dB, the noise was considered too high to reliably detect calls. These periods were marked as no effort, leading to ratio of effort per day, with 0 being no effort and 1 being 24 hours effort. The settings of the Long-Term Spectral Average (LTSA) used to scan for calls were: window length = 1 h, frequency range = 0-250 Hz, Brightness = 15-20 dB, Contrast = 250%.These data were recorded at SanctSound Site CI03_03 between March 18, 2020 and July 21, 2020.

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Metadata Date June 15, 2023
Metadata Created Date October 30, 2021
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 October 30, 2021
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_CI03_03_finwhale
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 SanctSound Site CI03_03, SanctSound Data Products. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.25921/apfa-w726. [access date].
Bbox East Long -119.01608999999999
Bbox North Lat 33.48687
Bbox South Lat 33.48687
Bbox West Long -119.01608999999999
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 3204140e-f4d7-4ce0-9dcb-e8c2f449354a
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": [-119.01608999999999, 33.48687]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2020-03-18T01:00:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2020-07-21T18:00:00Z

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