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Sightings for AN/AQS-20 Sonar Test Event - April-May 2013
Citation
Latusek-Nabholz, Jennifer. 2014. Sightings for AN/AQS-20 Sonar Test Event - April-May 2013. Provided by HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc. and downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP on (access date)

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Aerial surveys for marine-species monitoring occurred during 27 April through 02 May 2013 for an AN/AQS-20 (Q-20) sonar system test event. These surveys were conducted off the west coast of Florida in the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Study Area in the Gulf of Mexico. The Q-20 is a high-frequency active sonar (HFAS) system used in mine detection and countermeasures. more

Purpose: U.S. Navy protected marine species monitoring during Q-20 sonar testing

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, ASW, USA, Florida, Caretta caretta, Lepidochelys kempii, Sphyrnidae, Tursiops truncatus

Geographical coverage
ASW, USA, Florida [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
28 April 2013 - 2 May 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880) [WoRMS]
Sphyrnidae Bonaparte, 1840 [WoRMS]
Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) [WoRMS]

Parameters
Animal sightings, Occurrence of biota

Contributors
HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc., moredata creator U.S. Navy, more

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-04-14
Information last updated: 2015-04-14
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