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BOOPIRATA: Buoys of Opportunity - Prediction and Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic
Citation
Whoriskey, F. 2013. Buoys of Opportunity - Prediction and Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic
Contact: Whoriskey, Fred ;

Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
The PIRATA project is a joint effort among Brazil, France, and the United States to collect oceanic and meteorological observations in the tropical Atlantic. Collaborating institutions are: the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (NOAA-PMEL), Brazilian Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), and French Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement. In 2013, OTN began providing VR2W receivers for deployment on PIRATA moorings to capture opportunistic acoustic detections.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Fisheries > Fish stocks/catches/taggings
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Acoustic data, Acoustic telemetry, Marine meteorology, Meteorological data, Meteorological observations, ANE, France, Brazil, USA Coasts, Pisces

Geographical coverage
ANE, France [Marine Regions]
USA Coasts

Temporal coverage
From 2013 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Parameter
Fish detections Methodology
Fish detections: Acoustic telemetry

Contributors
Dalhousie University, moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
European Tracking Network (ETN) data, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-11-25
Information last updated: 2022-10-05
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