Large Whale Biology Survey (DE9908, EK500)

Metadata Updated: February 8, 2018

The large whale biology survey primarily focuses on right whales in the coastal and continental shelf areas, with the following objectives: 1) Develop a better understanding of whale habitat use and site fidelity for abundance and monitoring of critical areas, 2) Determine the distribution and relative abundance of plankton and prey species, 3) When possible, collect identification photographs and biopsy samples.

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Dates

Metadata Date May 30, 2017
Metadata Created Date January 30, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) July 23, 1999 (creation)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Series
Metadata Date May 30, 2017
Metadata Created Date January 30, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) July 23, 1999 (creation)
Responsible Party NEFSC (Principal Investigator)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Cite as: Northeast Fisheries Science Center (1999): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (DE9908, EK500). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V51J97R3 [access date], Resource may not be available for up to one year after initial collection.
Bbox East Long -59.11983
Bbox North Lat 45.19584
Bbox South Lat 39.94733
Bbox West Long -70.67583
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:DE9908_EK500
Harvest Object Id 8f906ceb-eed2-4988-8fd3-fb2fa9beef53
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, 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., 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 1999-07-23T23:10:28
Temporal Extent End 1999-09-02T23:39:38

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