Dataset: cetaceans
Deployment: NH0005

Cetacean observations from NEP NCC, R/V New Horizon
Principal Investigator: 
David G. Ainley (H.T. Harvey & Associates)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Cynthia Tynan (Northwest Fisheries Science Center - Seattle, NOAA NWFSC)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Ms Dicky Allison (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)

GLOBEC NEP Northern California Current Cetacean Survey Data
R/V New Horizon cruises NH0005 and 0007

Line-transect surveys of cetaceans were conducted during two cruises of the GLOBEC Northeast Pacific Northern California Current (NCC) program in 2000: May 29 -June 13 and July 27 - August 12. Surveys were conducted across the shelf and slope off Oregon and northern California (41.9° - 44.65° N) from the coast to ~125.5°W. 

For additional information please see the following publication:
Cynthia T. Tynan, David G. Ainley, John A. Barth, Timothy J. Cowles, Stephen D. Pierce and Larry B. Spear, 2005. Cetacean distributions relative to ocean processes in the northern California Current System Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 52, Issues 1-2, January 2005, Pages 145-167

Any questions, contact PIs:
Cynthia T. Tynan
David G. Ainley (H.T. Harvey & Associates)

updated 09/14/05, gfh

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