Hawaiian Islands Cetacean and Ecosystem Assessment Survey (RL1705, EK60)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

The Hawaiian Islands Cetacean and Ecosystem Assessment Survey (HICEAS) was a 179-day survey for whales, dolphins, and seabirds within the Hawaiian Archipelago, from shore to 200 nmi offshore. There were four major research components to HICEAS: visual observations for cetaceans, including photo-identification, biopsy sampling, and satellite tagging; passive acoustic monitoring using towed hydrophone arrays and other tools; ecosystem assessment, including visual surveys for seabirds and measurement of oceanographic variables (CTD casts, EK-60); and conduct other ancillary projects, such as aerial photogrammetry using a hexacopter, testing of new passive acoustic tools, and other projects that support and augment our assessment mission.

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Dates

Metadata Date May 22, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) August 17, 2017 (creation)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Series
Metadata Date May 22, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) August 17, 2017 (creation)
Responsible Party NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center (Principal Investigator)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Cite as: Southwest Fisheries Science Center (2017): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (RL1705, EK60). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V50V8B37 [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., Resource may not be available for up to one year after initial collection.
Bbox East Long -117.148209
Bbox North Lat 32.71821
Bbox South Lat 17.06666
Bbox West Long -177.99382
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:RL1705_EK60
Harvest Object Id 06a80107-9bc4-4e1a-8657-c3fe124a1528
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2017-08-17T19:59:38
Temporal Extent End 2017-09-11T17:28:33

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