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Sightings for SSAM2-BOSS Sonar Test Event - June 2013
Citation
Latusek-Nabholz, Jennifer. 2014. Sightings for SSAM2-BOSS Sonar Test Event - June 2013. Provided by HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc. and downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP on (access date)
Contact: Latusek-Nabholz, Jennifer ; U.S. Navy, more

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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 22 through 28 June 2013 for a Small Synthetic Aperture Minehunter 2 (SSAM2) and Buried Object Scanning Sonar (BOSS) 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 SSAM2 is a bottom-mapping and mine-hunting sonar developed for use in shallow-water and nearshore environments. The BOSS is a sonar system that images buried objects. more

Purpose: U.S. Navy protected marine species survey during SSAM2 and BOSS testing

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, ASW, USA, Florida, Cetacea, Cheloniidae Oppel, 1811

Geographical coverage
ASW, USA, Florida [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
22 June 2013 - 28 June 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Cetacea [WoRMS]
Cheloniidae Oppel, 1811 [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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