Survival and natality rate observations of California sea lions at San Miguel Island, California conducted by Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Mammal Laboratory from 1987-09-20 to 2014-09-25 (NCEI Accession 0145167)

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The dataset contains initial capture and marking data for California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) pups at San Miguel Island, California and subsequent resighting of the marked animals throughout the time series. The data are used in mark-recapture analysis to estimate survival and natality rates.
  • Cite as: Melin, Sharon R.; DeLong, Robert L.; Orr, Anthony J.; Laake, Jeffrey L.; Harris, Jeffrey D. (2016). Survival and natality rate observations of California sea lions at San Miguel Island, California conducted by Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Mammal Laboratory from 1987-09-20 to 2014-09-25 (NCEI Accession 0145167). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0145167. Accessed [date].
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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Time Period 1987-09-20 to 2014-09-25
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 37.72
S: 34.03
E: -120.44
W: -123.02
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-03-15
  • revision: 2016-06-30
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: PH4B33
Purpose The California sea lion survival dataset is used to estimate survival rates for marked California sea lions that can then be used in population models for stock status and Optimum Sustainable Population (OSP) determination.
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • 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.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Melin, Sharon R.; DeLong, Robert L.; Orr, Anthony J.; Laake, Jeffrey L.; Harris, Jeffrey D. (2016). Survival and natality rate observations of California sea lions at San Miguel Island, California conducted by Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Mammal Laboratory from 1987-09-20 to 2014-09-25 (NCEI Accession 0145167). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0145167. Accessed [date].
Cited Authors
Principal Investigators
  • Sharon Melin
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Alaska Fisheries Science Center; National Marine Mammal Laboratory (NMFS/AFSC National Marine Mammal Laboratory - NMFS/AFSC/NMML)
Contributors
Resource Providers
Publishers
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > MAMMALS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > MAMMALS > CETACEANS
Originator Keywords
  • Birth rate
  • California sea lion
  • Mark-recapture
  • Natality
  • Pinniped
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/NMML > National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • GPS RECEIVERS
  • VISUAL OBSERVATIONS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Originator Keywords
  • California
  • San Miguel Island
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Melin, Sharon R.; DeLong, Robert L.; Orr, Anthony J.; Laake, Jeffrey L.; Harris, Jeffrey D. (2016). Survival and natality rate observations of California sea lions at San Miguel Island, California conducted by Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Mammal Laboratory from 1987-09-20 to 2014-09-25 (NCEI Accession 0145167). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0145167. Accessed [date].
Access Constraints
  • Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • 2016-03-15T19:08:10Z - NCEI Accession 0145167 v1.1 was published.
  • 2016-06-30T11:44:11Z - NCEI Accession 0145167 was revised and v2.2 was published.
    Rationale: Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: LONGITUDE (measured); Units: decimal degree; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: GPS.
  • Data Type: LATITUDE (measured); Units: decimal degree; Observation Type: in situ; Sampling Instrument: GPS.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • biota surveys
  • GPS
  • visual analysis
  • visual estimate
  • visual observation
Last Modified: 2018-11-01T15:27:31Z
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