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MIRC Saipan Marine Species Monitoring Winter-Spring Surveys 2012
HDR. 2012. Guam and Saipan Marine Species Monitoring: Winter-Spring Survey 15-29 March. Prepared for U.S. Pacific Fleet and submitted to Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, under Contract No. N62470-10-D-3011 Task Order 17, issued to HDR, Inc. 15 November 2012
Contact: Spontak, Dana
Availability: This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
This dataset presents a Saipan subset of the results of the Guam and Saipan Marine Species Monitoring: Winter-Spring Survey conducted on the motor vessel (M/V) Sea Fantasy (Guam survey) and the M/V Super Emerald (Saipan survey) from 15 to 29 March 2012. more
The objective of the 2012 survey effort was to conduct baseline surveys to further document marine mammal and sea turtle occurrence in nearshore waters around the island of Guam and Saipan. The approach primarily followed opportunistic survey protocols used in recent surveys around Guam (Ligon et al. 2011; HDR 2011), which remained within 10 kilometers (km) or 5.4 nautical miles (NM) of the coastline.
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more
Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Metadatarecord created: 2013-06-26
Information last updated: 2014-06-10