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Tethys Acoustic Metadata Database

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2023

The Tethys database houses the metadata associated with the acoustic data collection efforts by the Passive Acoustic Group. These metadata include dates, locations and sampling rate, among other things.

The database platform itself was developed by colleagues at San Diego State University, and is freely available and open source. See citation details for website link.

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Metadata Date September 28, 2023
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2023
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NMFS NEFSC

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 28, 2023
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2023
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:24687
Access Constraints Cite As: Northeast Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: Tethys Acoustic Metadata Database [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: Requester must contact Point of Contact. |
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Harvest Object Id ff603401-f5f7-49a7-bbef-3bde6d3c1976
Harvest Source Id 523189fa-8edc-48e1-9ec5-f571e7dd923c
Harvest Source Title NMFS NEFSC
Licence NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
Lineage Acoustic data are collected using a variety of recording devices, data are analyzed manually or with automated detectors for species presence, detection results are uploaded to database.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2004

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