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Killer Whale Sound Production at SanctSoundSite OC04_04

Metadata Updated: June 16, 2023

This record represents killer whale sound production. Killer whale calls were detected by analysts and logged using Triton's Logger Remora. Calls were grouped into encounters, with encounters more than 30 min apart being logged as separate encounters. The following settings were used for manual scanning of long-term spectral averages: bandwidth 0-5000 Hz; 1 hour duration; and for zoomed-in scanning of spectrograms: plot length 30 s, FFT length 1000, 90% overlap. Killer whale encounters were further classified into ecotypes based on the presence of ecotype-specific call types in the encounter. Call types were identified in the spectrogram window, and all calls in an encounter were examined before an encounter was attributed to a particular ecotype. Resident ecotype call types were identified from the reference catalogue of Ford 1987, transient ecotype call types were identified from a reference catalogue based on recordings published by Deecke 2003, and offshore ecotype call types were identified from a digital catalogue (J Ford, unpubl. data) collected during field encounters with photo- or genetically identified offshore killer whales.These data were recorded at SanctSound Site OC04_04 between August 04, 2020 and December 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

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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_OC04_04_killerwhale
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. Killer Whale Sound Production at SanctSoundSite OC04_04, SanctSound Data Products. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.25921/tr7n-kf70. [access date].
Bbox East Long -124.72845
Bbox North Lat 48.0378
Bbox South Lat 48.0378
Bbox West Long -124.72845
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
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Harvest Object Id 4335ff21-e456-4a23-984e-c62453f4b930
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": [-124.72845, 48.0378]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2020-08-04T16:43:00Z
Temporal Extent End 2020-12-21T08:00:09Z

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