Saturday, December 14, 2013

{Flight} 14 Dec 2013 Jeffreys Ledge

View of snow showers obscures our ability to survey for whales

Crackly snow and ice over Cape Cod as seen from the NOAA Twin Otter

The edges of Cape Cod Bay frozen over, view from the Twin Otter
DATE: 14 DEC 2013
PLATFORM:   Twin Otter NOAA57
HOURS FLOWN:
 1:21
AREA SURVEYED: Jeffreys Ledge & Wildcat Knoll
PURPOSE OF FLIGHT:   Sawtooth
TRACKLINE BOUNDS:
W line 7030
E line 6936
N line 4315
S line 4230
BEAUFORT RANGE:   4
OTHER SPECIES OF NOTE:   no animals sighted
COMMENTS:   Only completed one line in moderate conditions before
aborting due to snow showers.
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/

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