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Humpback Whale Sound Production Recorded at SanctSound Site MB03_03

Metadata Updated: June 16, 2023

This record represents manual detection of humpback whale sounds. Humpback presence was determined by manually scanning long-term spectral averages (LTSAs) in the Triton MATLAB software package. Acoustic files were decimated to a sample rate of 4 kHz before generating 5 s, 1 Hz LTSAs. The LTSA was scanned by a trained analyst in hourly bins for visual evidence of song and non-song humpback vocalizations. Detections were aurally confirmed. These data were recorded at SanctSound Site MB03_03 between April 11, 2020 and September 21, 2020.

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Metadata Date June 15, 2023
Metadata Created Date April 20, 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 April 20, 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_MB03_03_humpbackwhale_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. 2022. Humpback Whale Sound Production Recorded at SanctSound Site MB03_03, SanctSound Data Products. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.25921/xvv6-zx22. [access date].
Bbox East Long -122.314903
Bbox North Lat 36.37021
Bbox South Lat 36.37021
Bbox West Long -122.314903
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 139a555d-c28a-4af6-be7d-14e6148b149a
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": [-122.314903, 36.37021]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2020-04-11T00:00:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2020-09-21T02:00:00Z

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