Item Identification

Title: ARGOS-MoveBank Satellite Telemetry Data - Hawaii EEZ
Status: On Going

Keywords

Instrument Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None satellite tag

Platform Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None small boat

Physical Location

Organization: Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
City: Honolulu
State/Province: HI
Country: USA
Location Description:

IRC

1845 Wasp Blvd., Bldg. 176

Honolulu, HI 96818

Entity Information

Entity Type: Spreadsheet
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Satellite telemetry data are received from ARGOS in DIAG format then imported into MoveBank. Within MoveBank the DAR filter is run and the data are exported showing which locations are marked as outliers based on the filter criteria.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
PROJECT_CRUISE ID TEXT The project name (including year) and/or the ship survey Cruise ID during which the satellite tags were deployed
100
STUDY NAME TEXT The Movebank project name - listed by species and region with PIFSC (Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center) indentifier
100
SPECIES TEXT The scientific name (genus species) of the cetacean species tagged
100
TAG ID-TAG TYPE TEXT The tag PTT ID and the type of tag (SPOT or SPLASH) deployed
100
INDIVIDUAL LOCAL IDENTIFIER TEXT Movebank identifier -- PTT ID, two letter species code, location code, year tag was deployed, tag type
100
EVENT ID NUMERIC An identifier for the set of values associated with each event, i.e. sensor measurement. A unique event ID is assigned to every time-location or other time-measurement record in Movebank.
100
TIMESTAMP DATE/TIME The UTC date and time of the tag location hit format: yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss.sss
100
LOCATION-LONGITUDE FLOAT The estimated geographic longitude of the location of the satellite tag. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it.
100
LOCATION-LATITUDE FLOAT The estimated geographic latitude of the location of the satellite tag. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it.
100
ALGORITHM MARKED OUTLIER TEXT Identifies events marked as outliers using the Douglas Argos Filter (DAR) algorithm in Movebank. Outliers have the value TRUE
100
ARGOS:ALTITUDE NUMERIC Platform altitude in km - should always be 0 for cetaceans
100
ARGOS:BEST LEVEL NUMERIC Best signal strength (dB), Argos diagnostic data
100
ARGOS:CALCULATED FREQUENCY FLOAT Calculated frequency (Hz), Argos diagnostic data
100
ARGOS:IQ NUMERIC This quality indicator gives information on the transmitter in terms of two digits, X and Y. X is the first digit and indicates residual error on the frequency calculation; Y is the second digit and indicates transmitter oscillator frequency drift between two satellite passes. Values provided in Argos diagnostic data (definition from Argos User's Manual 2011). Values obtained through some Argos channels do not include leading 0s, so 1-digit values indicate X = 0 and blank values or values of "0" indicate both X and Y = 0. Allowed values are X = 0: No calculation of residual frequency error (fewer than four messages received) X = 1,2,3: Unsatisfactory convergence of calculation X = 4: Residual frequency error > 1.5 Hz X = 5: 0.15 Hz < residual frequency error < 1.5 Hz X = 6: Residual frequency error < 0.15 Hz Y = 0: No check on transmit frequency drift, as the two results are more than 12 hours apart. Y = 1: Frequency discrepancy > 400 Hz. Probably due to transmit frequency discrepancy, change of oscillator, etc. Y = 2: Previous location is less than 1/2 hour old. Frequency discrepancy > 30 Hz, i.e. F/F (over 10 min) >2.5 E-8 Y = 3: Frequency drift > 4 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) > 1.10-7 Y = 4: Frequency drift < 4 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 1.10-7 Y = 5: Frequency drift < 2 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 5.10-8 Y = 6: Frequency drift < 1 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 2.5 . 10-8 Y = 7: Frequency drift < 0.4 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 1.10-8 Y = 8: Frequency drift < 0.2 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 5.10-9
100
ARGOS:LAT1 FLOAT Solution 1. platform latitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data. decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system
100
ARGOS:LAT2 FLOAT Solution 2. platform latitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data. decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system
100
ARGOS:LC ALPHANUMERIC The location class retrieved from Argos, Argos diagnostic data. Allowed values are 0, 1, 2, 3, A, B, and Z 3 Argos < 250m 4 messages or more 2 Argos 250m < < 500m 4 messages or more 1 Argos 500m < < 1500m 4 messages or more 0* Argos > 1500m 4 messages or more A Argos No accuracy estimation Unbounded accuracy estimation 3 messages B Argos No accuracy estimation Unbounded accuracy estimation messages 1 or 2 messages Z Argos Invalid location (available only for Service Plus/Auxiliary Location Processing)
100
ARGOS:LONG1 FLOAT Solution 1. platform longitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system
100
ARGOS:LONG2 FLOAT Solution 2. platform longitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system
100
ARGOS:NB MES NUMERIC The number of messages received [to calculate location], Argos diagnostic data
100
ARGOS:NB MES-120 NUMERIC The number of messages received by the satellite at a signal strength greater than -120 decibels, Argos diagnostic data
100
ARGOS:NOPC NUMERIC The number of plausibility checks successful (from 0-4), Argos diagnostic data
100
ARGOS:PASS DURATION NUMERIC Time elapsed (seconds) between the first and last message received by the satellite, Argos diagnostic data
100
ARGOS:VALID LOCATION ALGORITHM NUMERIC Indicates which of the two location estimates provided by Argos is the valid location, using a user-selected filter algorithm in Movebank. Allowed values are 1: The Argos filter algorithm has chosen the primary location (solution 1, lat1/lon1) as the valid location. 2: The Argos filter algorithm has chosen the alternate location (solution 2, lat2/lon2) as the valid location.
100
SENSOR TYPE TEXT The type of sensor with which data were collected

Attribute Details

PROJECT_CRUISE ID

CC ID: 838779
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The project name (including year) and/or the ship survey Cruise ID during which the satellite tags were deployed

STUDY NAME

CC ID: 838782
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The Movebank project name - listed by species and region with PIFSC (Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center) indentifier

SPECIES

CC ID: 838781
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The scientific name (genus species) of the cetacean species tagged

TAG ID-TAG TYPE

CC ID: 838783
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The tag PTT ID and the type of tag (SPOT or SPLASH) deployed

INDIVIDUAL LOCAL IDENTIFIER

CC ID: 838776
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Movebank identifier -- PTT ID, two letter species code, location code, year tag was deployed, tag type

EVENT ID

CC ID: 838775
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

An identifier for the set of values associated with each event, i.e. sensor measurement. A unique event ID is assigned to every time-location or other time-measurement record in Movebank.

TIMESTAMP

CC ID: 838784
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: DATE/TIME
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The UTC date and time of the tag location hit

format: yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss.sss

LOCATION-LONGITUDE

CC ID: 838778
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: FLOAT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The estimated geographic longitude of the location of the satellite tag. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it.

LOCATION-LATITUDE

CC ID: 838777
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: FLOAT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The estimated geographic latitude of the location of the satellite tag. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it.

ALGORITHM MARKED OUTLIER

CC ID: 838756
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Identifies events marked as outliers using the Douglas Argos Filter (DAR) algorithm in Movebank. Outliers have the value TRUE

ARGOS:ALTITUDE

CC ID: 838757
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Platform altitude in km - should always be 0 for cetaceans

ARGOS:BEST LEVEL

CC ID: 838758
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Best signal strength (dB), Argos diagnostic data

ARGOS:CALCULATED FREQUENCY

CC ID: 838759
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: FLOAT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Calculated frequency (Hz), Argos diagnostic data

ARGOS:IQ

CC ID: 838760
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This quality indicator gives information on the transmitter in terms of two digits, X and Y. X is the first digit and indicates residual error on the frequency calculation; Y is the second digit and indicates transmitter oscillator frequency drift between two satellite passes. Values provided in Argos diagnostic data (definition from Argos User's Manual 2011). Values obtained through some Argos channels do not include leading 0s, so 1-digit values indicate X = 0 and blank values or values of "0" indicate both X and Y = 0. Allowed values are

X = 0: No calculation of residual frequency error (fewer than four messages received)

X = 1,2,3: Unsatisfactory convergence of calculation

X = 4: Residual frequency error > 1.5 Hz

X = 5: 0.15 Hz < residual frequency error < 1.5 Hz

X = 6: Residual frequency error < 0.15 Hz

Y = 0: No check on transmit frequency drift, as the two results are more than 12 hours apart.

Y = 1: Frequency discrepancy > 400 Hz. Probably due to transmit frequency discrepancy, change of oscillator, etc.

Y = 2: Previous location is less than 1/2 hour old. Frequency discrepancy > 30 Hz, i.e. F/F (over 10 min) >2.5 E-8

Y = 3: Frequency drift > 4 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) > 1.10-7

Y = 4: Frequency drift < 4 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 1.10-7

Y = 5: Frequency drift < 2 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 5.10-8

Y = 6: Frequency drift < 1 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 2.5 . 10-8

Y = 7: Frequency drift < 0.4 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 1.10-8

Y = 8: Frequency drift < 0.2 Hz/minute, i.e. F/F (10 min) < 5.10-9

ARGOS:LAT1

CC ID: 838761
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: FLOAT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Solution 1. platform latitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data.

decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system

ARGOS:LAT2

CC ID: 838762
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: FLOAT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Solution 2. platform latitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data.

decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system

ARGOS:LC

CC ID: 838763
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: ALPHANUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The location class retrieved from Argos, Argos diagnostic data. Allowed values are 0, 1, 2, 3, A, B, and Z

3 Argos < 250m 4 messages or more

2 Argos 250m < < 500m 4 messages or more

1 Argos 500m < < 1500m 4 messages or more

0* Argos > 1500m 4 messages or more

A Argos No accuracy estimation Unbounded accuracy estimation 3 messages

B Argos No accuracy estimation Unbounded accuracy estimation messages 1 or

2 messages

Z Argos Invalid location (available only for Service Plus/Auxiliary Location Processing)

ARGOS:LONG1

CC ID: 838764
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: FLOAT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Solution 1. platform longitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data

decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system

ARGOS:LONG2

CC ID: 838765
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: FLOAT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Solution 2. platform longitude in degrees and thousandths of degrees, Argos diagnostic data

decimal degrees, WGS84 reference system

ARGOS:NB MES

CC ID: 838766
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The number of messages received [to calculate location], Argos diagnostic data

ARGOS:NB MES-120

CC ID: 838767
Seq. Order: 21
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The number of messages received by the satellite at a signal strength greater than -120 decibels, Argos diagnostic data

ARGOS:NOPC

CC ID: 838768
Seq. Order: 22
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The number of plausibility checks successful (from 0-4), Argos diagnostic data

ARGOS:PASS DURATION

CC ID: 838769
Seq. Order: 23
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Time elapsed (seconds) between the first and last message received by the satellite, Argos diagnostic data

ARGOS:VALID LOCATION ALGORITHM

CC ID: 838774
Seq. Order: 24
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates which of the two location estimates provided by Argos is the valid location, using a user-selected filter algorithm in Movebank. Allowed values are

1: The Argos filter algorithm has chosen the primary location (solution 1, lat1/lon1) as the valid location.

2: The Argos filter algorithm has chosen the alternate location (solution 2, lat2/lon2) as the valid location.

SENSOR TYPE

CC ID: 838780
Seq. Order: 25
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The type of sensor with which data were collected

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 838786
Date Effective From: 2006
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Hill, Marie C
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: marie.hill@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5710

Distributor

CC ID: 838787
Date Effective From: 2006
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC)
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Phone: 808-725-5300
URL: http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 838788
Date Effective From: 2006
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Hill, Marie C
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: marie.hill@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5710

Point of Contact

CC ID: 838789
Date Effective From: 2009
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Oleson, Erin M
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: erin.oleson@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5712
Business Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Point of Contact

CC ID: 838790
Date Effective From: 2006
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Hill, Marie C
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: marie.hill@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5710

Extents

Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Policy:

None

Data Access Procedure:

None

Data Access Constraints:

None

Data Use Constraints:

The user is responsible for the results of any application of these data.

The NMFS permit number (listed within the dataset) under which the data were collected must be listed in any publications and/or other representations of these data.

Acknowledgement of NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center's Cetacean Research Program, as the source from which these data were obtained, in any publications and/or other representations of these data is requested.

Metadata Access Constraints:

None

Metadata Use Constraints:

None

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 56205
Metadata Record Created By: Marie C Hill
Metadata Record Created: 2019-05-05 15:41+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-05-14
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-05-14