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Oil Industry Marine Mammal Monitoring Data



This dataset contains vessel-based marine mammal observation data collected in the Chukchi Sea. The 2006 data was collected as part of the Joint Monitoring Program during seismic activities in the Chukchi Sea in summer and fall of 2006. The 2007 data was collected as part of the Marine Mammal Monitoring and Mitigation During Open Water Seismic Exploration program in summer and fall of 2007.

These data are part of a multi-year baseline environmental studies dataset collected as part of the permitting process prior to drilling exploration wells. This dataset is part of the Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis (PacMARS) Project.

This dataset contains the original CSV files, shapefiles, and geodatabase files in ZIP files.

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Additional information

  • 1.0 (2013-05-31)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency no set schedule
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • oceans
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-07-15 00:00:00
End datetime 2011-10-13 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 72.4559, Minimum (South) Latitude: 64.48332
Minimum (West) Longitude: -168.866, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.453

Primary point of contact information

Christie Cowee <>

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LGL Alaska Research Associates Inc. 2013. Oil Industry Marine Mammal Monitoring Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 02 Oct 2023.

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