Dataset of marine mammal observations made in the Southern Ocean from late 1998 to early 2000.
Further information about the data are included in a word document in the download.
The data are held in excel spreadsheets. The word document mentioned above lists the column headings for the excel spreadsheets.
The fields in this dataset are:
date time species Number of animals Distance Bearing Heading Initial Cue Behaviour Latitude Longitude Effort status Notes Wind speed Wind direction Actual wind speed Actual wind direction Sea State Cloud cover Visibility Boat speed Boat course Speed made good Course made good Temperature Wave Height Weather Depth Swell height More notes