Short Citation:
Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 2020: Animal Tracking Data, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/27337.

Item Identification

Title: Animal Tracking Data
Short Name: Animal Tracking Data
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Since 2009 PSB has been collecting satellite tag telemetry data from sea turtles and other protected species.

Purpose:

Data are used to characterize migration patterns and habitat use of tagged animals.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None distribution
None dive profile
None gray seal
None habitat usse
None leatherback turtle
None loggerhead turtle
None satellite
None tag
None telemetry

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None northwest Atlantic

Physical Location

Organization: NEFSC Woods Hole Lab
City: Woods Hole
State/Province: MA
Country: USA

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: Oracle Database
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Map (digital)

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 223126
Date Effective From: 2014
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Josephson, Elizabeth
Address: 166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026
USA
Email Address: elizabeth.josephson@noaa.gov
Phone: 508-495-2362
Contact Instructions:

email

Distributor

CC ID: 223125
Date Effective From: 2014
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Josephson, Elizabeth
Address: 166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026
USA
Email Address: elizabeth.josephson@noaa.gov
Phone: 508-495-2362
Contact Instructions:

email

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 223117
Date Effective From: 2014
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Josephson, Elizabeth
Address: 166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026
USA
Email Address: elizabeth.josephson@noaa.gov
Phone: 508-495-2362
Contact Instructions:

email

Point of Contact

CC ID: 223118
Date Effective From: 2014
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Josephson, Elizabeth
Address: 166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1026
USA
Email Address: elizabeth.josephson@noaa.gov
Phone: 508-495-2362
Contact Instructions:

email

Extents

Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 223127
W° Bound: -85
E° Bound: -50
N° Bound: 50
S° Bound: 20

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 223128
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 2009
Description:

Time/date of tag position

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

Contact point of contact by email.

Data Access Constraints:

Requester needs network access for direct query.

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 247290
Download URL: ftp://ftp.nefsc.noaa.gov/pub/dropoff/PARR/READ/PSB/27337
Distributor:
Description:

Data is a scaled product. Predicted densities were scaled from 0 to 1 in each month for comparison purposes.

Data Quality

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

Every record has associated quality field.

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: Yes
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: Unknown
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: No
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 1 week
Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: No Archiving Intended
If To Be Determined, Unable to Archive, or No Archiving Intended, Explain:

In addition to local archiving on NEFSC servers, most of these data are stored in SMRU and/or ARGOS data systems.

Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: no delay
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

Data are stored on NEFSC servers which are backed up regularly.

Lineage

Lineage Statement:

For tags on the ARGOS satellite data system, uplinks are collected there and data are periodically brought into NEFSC Oracle server database.

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity (ENT) Log Density Shape File

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 27337
Metadata Record Created By: Elizabeth Josephson
Metadata Record Created: 2015-09-22 12:43+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2017-01-25
Owner Org: NEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2018-01-26