HLY-08-01 and HLY-08-02 Observations of Marine Mammals of Beringia [Ray, G.C.]
This dataset contains marine mammal observations onboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Healy during the Bering Sea Ecosystem Study-Bering Sea Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (BEST-BSIERP) 2008 0801 and 0802 cruises in the Bering Sea. BEST-BSIERP together are the Bering Sea project. The objective of this project has been to observe marine mammals in the context of their sea-ice "seascape" habitat. Emphasis has been placed on the winter-spring period during which Pacific walruses and ribbon seals use sea ice for reproduction, molting, rest, and as a platform for feeding and migration. The thesis is that marine mammals partition sea-ice habitat according to their life-history requirements: for Pacific walruses, "broken pack" and for ribbon seals "loose pack" provide this habitat. The data files are in Excel, csv and jpg format.
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|Begin datetime||2008-03-15 00:00:00|
|End datetime||2008-05-04 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -165.00
Additional contact information
- author: G. Carleton Ray <email@example.com>
- author: Gary L. Hufford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: Igor Krupnik
- author: Elizabeth Labunski
- originator: G. Carleton Ray <email@example.com>
- principalInvestigator: G. Carleton Ray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- principalInvestigator: Gary L. Hufford <email@example.com>
- principalInvestigator: Igor Krupnik
- principalInvestigator: Elizabeth Labunski
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Ray, G., et al. 2009. HLY-08-01 and HLY-08-02 Observations of Marine Mammals of Beringia. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6DV1GVN. Accessed 26 Jan 2021.
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