Spring Coastal Pelagic Species Acoustic Trawl Survey (SH1404, EK60)

1404SH

14 Acoustic transects were run offshore of Southern California between San Francisco and Cape Mendocino, CA with CTD casts conducted daily and trawls nightly based on detections in acoustics throughout the day.
  • Cite as: Southwest Fisheries Science Center (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (SH1404, EK60). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5JQ0Z6K [access date]
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Search Data
Distribution Formats
  • Simrad EK60 raw (.raw) format (Version: 1)
    • File Specification: Simrad EK60 raw files. See the Simrad EK60 interface specification manual for additional information.
Ordering Instructions Contact the NCEI Water Column Sonar Data Manager to order data
Distributor Chuck Anderson
Water Column Sonar Data Manager
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
(303) 497-4742
wcd.info@noaa.gov
Dataset Principal Investigator David Demer
AST Supervisor/Senior Scientist
NMFS/SWFSC
858-546-5603
david.demer@noaa.gov
Dataset Principal Investigator Kevin Stierhoff
Biologist
NOAA SWFSC AST
858-546-7180
kevin.stierhoff@noaa.gov
Dataset Principal Investigator Juan Zwolinski
Biologist
UCSC NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC
858-546-5654
juan.zwolinski@noaa.gov
Time Period 2014-04-16T02:31:56 to 2014-05-06T14:29:36
Spatial Reference System urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG:4326
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 38.50943
S: 32.61044
E: -117.2018
W: -125.58536
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
    Publication Dates
    • creation: 2014-04-16
    Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
    Data Update Frequency Not planned
    Purpose Survey the distributions and abundances of coastal pelagic fish stocks, their prey, and their biotic and abiotic environments in the California Current.
    Use Limitations
    • These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
    • Not subject to copyright protection within the United States.
    Dataset Citation
    • Cite as: Southwest Fisheries Science Center (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (SH1404, EK60). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5JQ0Z6K [access date]
    Custodians
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Resource Providers
    • DOC/NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC > Southwest Fisheries Science Center
    Points of Contact
    • DOC/NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC > Southwest Fisheries Science Center
    Publishers
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Acoustics > Acoustic Scattering
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Aquatic Sciences > Fisheries
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Bathymetry
    • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS
    • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
    • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Marine Ecosystems > Benthic
    • Earth Science > Biosphere > Ecosystems > Marine Ecosystems > Pelagic
    • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Bathymetry/Seafloor Topography > Seafloor Topography
    Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    • DOC/NOAA/NMFS > National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
    Instrument keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
    • In Situ/Laboratory Instruments > Profilers/Sounders > Acoustic Sounders > WCMS > Water Column Mapping System
    Place keywords International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Sea Area ("Limits of Oceans and Seas" publication S-23)
    • North Pacific Ocean
    Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
    • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
    • VERTICAL LOCATION > SEA FLOOR
    Use Constraints
    • Cite as: Southwest Fisheries Science Center (2014): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (SH1404, EK60). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5JQ0Z6K [access date]
    Access Constraints
    • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
    • Resource may not be available for up to one year after initial collection.
    Fees
    • Free
    Lineage information for: collectionHardware
    Lineage Statement Calibrated w/ calibration data
    Lineage information for: series
    Processor
    • NMFS/SWFSC
    Acquisition Information (collection)
    Instrument
    • Simrad EK60
    • Simrad ME70
    • Simrad EK60
    • Simrad ES60
    • Furuno FE700
    • Sea-Bird SBE 9
    • POS/MV 320
    • Eppley PIR
    • SBE SeaCat 21
    • RM Young 61202V
    • RM Young 41382VC
    • RM Young 05106/05306B
    Platform
    • Bell M. Shimada (SH)
    Operation
    • 1404SH_Spring CPS
    Last Modified: 2017-06-27
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