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Underwater Acoustic Data from Yahtse Glacier, Icy Bay, Alaska


This dataset contains passive hydroacoustic recordings from an autonomous hydrophone (Passive Aquatic Listener (PAL)) moored in Icy Bay, Alaska. Data were collected in three deployments: 13 May 2009 through 19 July 2009, 20 July 2009 through 19 July 2010, and 27 July 2011 through 29 July 2011.

PAL spectral data are contained in two tab-delimited ASCII text files. PAL sound bite data are in WAV format, archived by deployment number. The WAV files can be read by any audio processing software, but certain computer software and sound cards may have a limited sampling frequency. Please see documentation listed below for more information regarding data formats, collection, and processing.

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  • 1.0 (2012-01-11)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 1 minute
Language English
Grant Code 0806317
Grant Contact Erin Pettit <>
ISO Topic Categories
  • oceans
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-05-14 02:02:00
End datetime 2011-07-20 02:02:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 60.20, Minimum (South) Latitude: 60.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -141.50, Maximum (East) Longitude: -141.30

Primary point of contact information

Erin Pettit <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Pettit, E., O'Neel, S., Nystuen, J. 2012. Underwater Acoustic Data from Yahtse Glacier, Icy Bay, Alaska. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 02 Aug 2021.

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