Friday, June 27, 2014

{flight} 27 June 2014 Jordan Basin


 
Aerial view of Chapin Beach. Photo by NOAA/NEFSC/Christin Khan
DATE: 6/27/2014
PLATFORM:   Twin Otter NOAA57
HOURS FLOWN: 4:33
AREA SURVEYED: Jordan Basin & Jeffreys Bank
PURPOSE OF FLIGHT:   Sawtooth
TRACKLINE BOUNDS:
W line 6854
E line 6754
N line 4345
S line 4257
BEAUFORT RANGE:   0-2
OTHER SPECIES OF NOTE:   1 fin whale, 1 minke whale, 15 harbor
porpoise, 27 basking sharks, and 14 ocean sunfish
COMMENTS:   Survey completed in excellent to good conditions.
Teacher-in-the-air on board.
RIGHT WHALE SIGHTINGS (# of Eg and Location):
no right whales sighted

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