Wednesday, May 01, 2013

{Flight} 01 May 2013 Jeffrey's Ledge

 
Christin Khan, SO excited to be flying again!! It's been awhile...








DATE: 5/1/2013
PLATFORM:   Twin Otter NOAA57
HOURS FLOWN: 4:31
AREA SURVEYED: Jeffreys Ledge & Wildcat Knoll
PURPOSE OF FLIGHT:   Sawtooth
TRACKLINE BOUNDS:
W line 6942
E line 6807
N line 4156
S line 4057
BEAUFORT RANGE:   1-3

OTHER SPECIES OF NOTE:   3 Humpback whales, 2 Fin whales, 6 Minke
whales, 2 Atlantic white-sided dolphins, 19 Harbor porpoise, and 4
Basking sharks
COMMENTS:   Aborted SCOPEX survey due to fog.  Jeffreys survey
completed in excellent conditions.  About 5 nm trackline missed due to
fog patches.

RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS (# of Eg and Location):  No right whales sighted

DETAILS OF RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS CAN BE VIEWED AT:
http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/psb/surveys/


 
I just love the sand flats over by Eel Grass Cove in Barnstable, photo from the Twin Otter
Fog blanket wraps around the back side of the Cape
Panoramic inside the Twin Otter with Pete Duley in the left seat
Panoramic inside the Twin Otter - Tim Cole, data recorder, and Pete Duley, left bubble window

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