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Title: NOAA_SEFSC_GoMMAPPS_TO17Su_T2_EffortPoints_20211117.csv
Status: Completed
Creation Date: 2017
Publication Date: 2021
Abstract:

Effort points with sampling conditions collected by the aft. team (t2) .

Purpose:

main goals are to provide effort status, sampling conditions recorded by observers and platform movement data during marine mammal visual observations performed by art team (T2)

Supplemental Information:

Within files for each team, effort points can be cross-referenced to cues, sightings, and non-mammal occurrences via eventID

Entity Information

Entity Type: Data Table
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Effort points with sampling conditions for the Aft team

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
surveyEventID Character Unique identifier to a survey (vessel or aircraft based) event. For vessel survey: composed of the vessel's acronym followed by a 2-digit survey year and a 2-digit consecutive mission-number on that vessel (a.k.a cruise code). Cruise name / Cruise Number
100
eventID numeric Unique numeric identifier for each survey effort point recorded at regular time intervals. For vessel surveys: approximately every 30 seconds. For aerial surveys: approximately every 10 seconds. This is the indexing number that allows each marine mammal sighting, non-mammal occurence and cue to be linked to the effort points. See also dwc:eventID
100
eventdate time Local date-time during data recording.
100
platformLatitude Numeric The latitude of the platform at the moment of data recording.
100
platformLongitude Numeric The longitude of the platform at the moment of data recording
100
platformspeed numeric Speed of the platform (vessel or aircraft) over ground (SOG) at the time of data recording.
100
platformheading Numeric Platform direction of travel in true bearing in degrees.
100
onEffort character Effort status designating if observers were on effort (e.g. observers actively scanning for marine mammals through the big eye binoculars with the vessel steadily cruising on the trackline) or off effort (e.g. observers searching naked eyed, whenever the ship was maneuvering and turning .
100
observerLeft Numeric Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) according to observationLocationPosition (For vessel survey: Left, Center, Right) and observationLocation (1=vessel's Flying Bridge, 2=vessel's Bridge Wing (a.k.a. bridge deck)).
100
observerRight numeric Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) according to observationLocationPosition (For vessel survey: Left, Center, Right) and observationLocation (1=vessel's Flying Bridge, 2=vessel's Bridge Wing (a.k.a. bridge deck)).
100
observerbelly character Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) according to observationLocationPosition (For vessel survey: Left, Center, Right. For aerial survey: Left, Right, Belly) and observationLocation (1=vessel's Flying Bridge, 2=vessel's Bridge Wing (a.k.a. bridge deck)).
100
observerRecorder character Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) in the data recorder role.
100
Trackline Numeric Unique identifier for the trackline. The trackline is defined as the line of travel that the platform is actually doing, which may not necessarily be the proposed line that was in the original design.Trackline numbers are unique for each survey day.
100
beaufortSeaState Numeric Number corresponding to Beaufort sea state (scale 0 to 12) to describe sea conditions. Please see https://www.weather.gov/pqr/beaufort
100
samplingConditionsWeather character Absence or presence of precipitation.
100
samplingConditionsGlareRight Character Presence of glare, evaluated as the percentage obstruction of the visual field (180 degrees).
100
samplingConditionsGlarebelly character Degree of impairment from glare on the ability to detect sightings.
100
samplingConditionsGlareIntensityright character Degree of impairment from glare on the ability to detect sightings.
100
samplingConditionsGlareIntensityBelly character Degree of impairment from glare on the ability to detect sightings. .
100
samplingConditionsConditions character Overall and cumulative assessment of likelihood of detecting a sighting based on all environmental parameters.
100
samplingConditionsCloudCover character Absence or presence of clouds evaluated as the percentage obstruction of the sky (360 degrees).
100
samplingConditionsHaze character Absence or presence of haze.
100
samplingConditionsFog character Absence or presence of fog.
100
samplingConditionsSunPenetration character Degree of sun penetration on the water.
100
samplingConditionsTurbidity character Level of turbidity of the water and visibility through out the water.
100
eventDateTimeZone Numeric The time zone of the observation event, expressed as +/- hh:mm offset from UTC.
100
platformVLTS character One-character string to flag survey platform type for visual line transect surveys.
100
geodeticDatum character The ellipsoid, geodetic datum, or spatial reference system (SRS) upon which the geographic coordinates given in decimal Latitude and decimal Longitude as based.
100
higherInstitutionCode Character Institution codes, in the form of abbreviated institution names, separated by semicolons, that define the hierarchy of institutions within which the data originator operates. Includes the originating institution as the lowest level (rightmost) code.
100
permitNumber character Research permit number issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to the Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) for research activities on marine mammals.
100
platformAttributes character Model, name and/or other proper characteristics of the platform where the survey was conducted. For vessel: e.g. NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter, NOAA Ship Pisces. For aerial survey: e.g. NOAA De Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter.
100
relatedProjectProgram character Official project and/or program under which the survey was conducted (e.g. AMAPPS, GoMMAPPS). If applicable.

Attribute Details

surveyEventID

CC ID: 1119477
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 6
Min Length: 6
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier to a survey (vessel or aircraft based) event. For vessel survey: composed of the vessel's acronym followed by a 2-digit survey year and a 2-digit consecutive mission-number on that vessel (a.k.a cruise code).

Cruise name / Cruise Number

Derivation:

Made up of a combination of

a two character Boat Abbreviation : GU = Gordon Gunther

a two digit year: 18 for 2018

a two digit cruise number: 01 for first cruise of the year

eventID

CC ID: 1119449
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique numeric identifier for each survey effort point recorded at regular time intervals. For vessel surveys: approximately every 30 seconds. For aerial surveys: approximately every 10 seconds. This is the indexing number that allows each marine mammal sighting, non-mammal occurence and cue to be linked to the effort points. See also dwc:eventID

eventdate

CC ID: 1119450
Seq. Order: 24
Data Storage Type: time
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Local date-time during data recording.

Format Mask: YYYY-MM-DDHH24:MN:SS

platformLatitude

CC ID: 1119460
Seq. Order: 28
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The latitude of the platform at the moment of data recording.

Unit of Measure: degrees latitude

platformLongitude

CC ID: 1119461
Seq. Order: 32
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The longitude of the platform at the moment of data recording

Unit of Measure: Degrees Longitude

platformspeed

CC ID: 1119464
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: numeric
Max Length: 4
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Speed of the platform (vessel or aircraft) over ground (SOG) at the time of data recording.

Unit of Measure: knots

platformheading

CC ID: 1119463
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Platform direction of travel in true bearing in degrees.

onEffort

CC ID: 1119457
Seq. Order: 80
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Effort status designating if observers were on effort (e.g. observers actively scanning for marine mammals through the big eye binoculars with the vessel steadily cruising on the trackline) or off effort (e.g. observers searching naked eyed, whenever the ship was maneuvering and turning .

Allowed Values: Y = Yes N = No

observerLeft

CC ID: 1119453
Seq. Order: 90
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) according to observationLocationPosition (For vessel survey: Left, Center, Right) and observationLocation (1=vessel's Flying Bridge, 2=vessel's Bridge Wing (a.k.a. bridge deck)).

observerRight

CC ID: 1119455
Seq. Order: 110
Data Storage Type: numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) according to observationLocationPosition (For vessel survey: Left, Center, Right) and observationLocation (1=vessel's Flying Bridge, 2=vessel's Bridge Wing (a.k.a. bridge deck)).

observerbelly

CC ID: 1119456
Seq. Order: 125
Data Storage Type: character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) according to observationLocationPosition (For vessel survey: Left, Center, Right. For aerial survey: Left, Right, Belly) and observationLocation (1=vessel's Flying Bridge, 2=vessel's Bridge Wing (a.k.a. bridge deck)).

Format Mask: YYYY-MM-DDHH24:MN:SS

observerRecorder

CC ID: 1119454
Seq. Order: 135
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 3
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Numeric codes for observers (as in recordedBy) in the data recorder role.

Trackline

CC ID: 1119446
Seq. Order: 145
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for the trackline. The trackline is defined as the line of travel that the platform is actually doing, which may not necessarily be the proposed line that was in the original design.Trackline numbers are unique for each survey day.

beaufortSeaState

CC ID: 1119447
Seq. Order: 150
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number corresponding to Beaufort sea state (scale 0 to 12) to describe sea conditions. Please see https://www.weather.gov/pqr/beaufort

Allowed Values: 0=Calm, mirror like seas; 1=Waves <1ft, rippled surface; 2=Small wavelets (<2 ft), no white caps; 3=Large wavelets (<3ft), scattered white caps; 4=Swell 3-4 ft, numerous white caps, 5=Swell >5 ft, many white caps, some spray; 6= Swell >10 ft, white caps everywhere, spray [Vessel is not out if Beaufort scale > 6)

samplingConditionsWeather

CC ID: 1119476
Seq. Order: 165
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Absence or presence of precipitation.

Allowed Values: 0=Clear, 1=Mist, 2=Light Rain, 3=Heavy Rain

samplingConditionsGlareRight

CC ID: 1119471
Seq. Order: 170
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Presence of glare, evaluated as the percentage obstruction of the visual field (180 degrees).

Allowed Values: 0=No Glare, 1=<10% obstruction of visual field, 2=10-25%, 3=26-50%, 4=51-75%, 5=>75%

samplingConditionsGlarebelly

CC ID: 1119472
Seq. Order: 177
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Degree of impairment from glare on the ability to detect sightings.

Allowed Values: 0=No Impairment, 1=Slight Impairment, 2=Moderate Impairment, 3=Severe Impairment

samplingConditionsGlareIntensityright

CC ID: 1119470
Seq. Order: 180
Data Storage Type: character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Degree of impairment from glare on the ability to detect sightings.

Allowed Values: 0=No Impairment, 1=Slight Impairment, 2=Moderate Impairment, 3=Severe Impairment

samplingConditionsGlareIntensityBelly

CC ID: 1119469
Seq. Order: 182
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Degree of impairment from glare on the ability to detect sightings. .

Allowed Values: 0=No Impairment, 1=Slight Impairment, 2=Moderate Impairment, 3=Severe Impairment

samplingConditionsConditions

CC ID: 1119467
Seq. Order: 187
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Overall and cumulative assessment of likelihood of detecting a sighting based on all environmental parameters.

Allowed Values: 0=Poor, 1=Fair, 2=Moderate, 3=Good, 4=Excellent

samplingConditionsCloudCover

CC ID: 1119466
Seq. Order: 190
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Absence or presence of clouds evaluated as the percentage obstruction of the sky (360 degrees).

Allowed Values: 0=Clear, 1=0-25% Cloudy, 2=26-50% Cloudy, 3=51-75% Cloudy, 4=76-100% Cloudy, 5=Overcast

samplingConditionsHaze

CC ID: 1119473
Seq. Order: 195
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Absence or presence of haze.

Allowed Values: 0=no, 1=yes

samplingConditionsFog

CC ID: 1119468
Seq. Order: 198
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Absence or presence of fog.

Allowed Values: 0=no, 1=yes

samplingConditionsSunPenetration

CC ID: 1119474
Seq. Order: 200
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Degree of sun penetration on the water.

Allowed Values: 0=Poor, 1=Fair, 2=Good, 3=Excellent

samplingConditionsTurbidity

CC ID: 1119475
Seq. Order: 204
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Level of turbidity of the water and visibility through out the water.

Allowed Values: 0=Poor, 1=Fair, 2=Good, 3=Excellent

eventDateTimeZone

CC ID: 1119448
Seq. Order: 207
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The time zone of the observation event, expressed as +/- hh:mm offset from UTC.

platformVLTS

CC ID: 1119462
Seq. Order: 210
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Min Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

One-character string to flag survey platform type for visual line transect surveys.

Allowed Values: A = aerial surveys B = boat-based surveys

geodeticDatum

CC ID: 1119451
Seq. Order: 220
Data Storage Type: character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The ellipsoid, geodetic datum, or spatial reference system (SRS) upon which the geographic coordinates given in decimal Latitude and decimal Longitude as based.

higherInstitutionCode

CC ID: 1119452
Seq. Order: 230
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Institution codes, in the form of abbreviated institution names, separated by semicolons, that define the hierarchy of institutions within which the data originator operates. Includes the originating institution as the lowest level (rightmost) code.

permitNumber

CC ID: 1119458
Seq. Order: 235
Data Storage Type: character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Research permit number issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to the Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) for research activities on marine mammals.

platformAttributes

CC ID: 1119459
Seq. Order: 240
Data Storage Type: character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Model, name and/or other proper characteristics of the platform where the survey was conducted. For vessel: e.g. NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter, NOAA Ship Pisces. For aerial survey: e.g. NOAA De Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter.

relatedProjectProgram

CC ID: 1119465
Seq. Order: 250
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 100
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Official project and/or program under which the survey was conducted (e.g. AMAPPS, GoMMAPPS). If applicable.

Support Roles

Distributor

CC ID: 1119478
Date Effective From: 2021
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD)
Address: NOAA/NESDIS E/OC SSMC3, 4th Floor, 1351 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (301) 713-3277

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 1119479
Start Date: 2021
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0243469/1.1/data/0-data/TO17Su_NCEI_DataPackage/NOAA_SEFSC_GoMMAPPS_TO17Su_VisualSightingData/NOAA_SEFSC_GoMMAPPS_TO17Su_T2_EffortPoints_20211118.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2021 - Present)
File Name: NOAA_SEFSC_GoMMAPPS_TO17Su_T2_EffortPoints_20211117.csv
Description:

Effort points with sampling conditions collected by the Aft team

File Date/Time: 2021-12-07 20:23:00
File Type: .csv
File Size: 10M
Compression: Uncompressed
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 66301
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:66301
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2021-12-30 21:35+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-09-23 11:07+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2022-09-23
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2022-01-03
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2023-01-03