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HRC SCC Aerial-based Ship-follow Surveys February 2012
Mobley, J.R., Jr., and A. Pacini. 2012. Aerial Survey Monitoring for Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the Hawaii Range Complex in Conjunction with a Navy Training Event, SCC February 15-25, 2010, Final Field Report. Prepared for Commander, Pacific Fleet Environmental. Submitted to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific (NAVFAC), EV2 Environmental Planning, Pearl Harbor, HI, 96860-3134, under Contract No. N62470-10-D-3011. Submitted by HDR Inc, Honolulu, HI, July 25, 2012

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Aerial surveys to monitor marine mammals and sea turtles (MM/ST) were conducted in conjunction with a U.S. Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT) training event in the Hawaii Range Complex (HRC) on the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) Barking Sands Tactical Underwater Range (BARSTUR) and Barking Sands Underwater Range Extension (BSURE) between Kauai and Ni'ihau, Hawaii during the period February 15 to 25, 2012. more

Surveys in support of the Submarine Commander’s Course (SCC) event occurred on 3 consecutive days from February 15 to 17, 2012, in waters adjoining Kauai and Ni'ihau where the missile destroyer (DDG) USS Paul Hamilton and other ships were conducting a training exercise, followed by shoreline surveys of Kauai and Ni'ihau on two separate days thereafter: February 23 and 25, 2012. The survey methods and sampling design were submitted and approved in advance per the statement of work (SOW), to the Navy Technical Representative (NTR) and followed previously established protocol (Mobley 2011, Mobley and Milette 2010, Smultea et al. 2009a,b). This dataset includes sightings during the ship-follow surveys. Data for the shoreline surveys are available: HRC SCC Aerial-based Shoreline Surveys February 2012 The count of the humpback whale sighting at 10:02:10 02/17/12 was originally marked '-' and replaced with a '1' in this dataset. The bearing marked 'mill' was emptied.


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Mobley, J.R.; Pacini, A.F. (2012). Aerial survey monitoring for marine mammals and sea turtles in the Hawaii Range Complex in conjunction with a Navy training event. HDR Inc.: Honolulu. 16 + appendices pp., more

Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Metadatarecord created: 2013-06-26
Information last updated: 2014-06-18
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