"Rosita" Research Log - Leg 5 & 6

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Species (Sp) Key:
CDO - Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
STDO - Striped Dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)
WSDO - Atlantic White Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus acutus)
UNDO - Unidentified Dolphin
BLWH - Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
KIWH - Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)
MIWH - Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)
PIWH - Pilot Whale (Globicephala melaena)
SPWH - Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus or Physeter catadon)
HAPO - Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)
GRSL - Gray Seal (Halichoerus grypus)
UNSW - Unidentified Whale

Date On/off effort V-vis; A-acstc Time (UTC) Lat (N) Long (W) Depth (m) Temp (F) Sea State Clouds (%) Vis. (mi) Hdg (mag) Obsvrs Sp. #
Depart Horta                          
9/16/00 Von 1000                      
    1050 3823.7 2826.3   70.5 1 60 5 136 MJM    
  Voff 1100                      
  Listened periodically on passage from Horta to Santa Maria Azores. Nothing heard                        
                           
9/17/00 Off 1330 3656.1 2511.0   71.4 2 10 >5 132 HTCM    
9/19/00 Aon 1753-1757 3633.1 2441.4   72.6 2 100 >5 150 MJM    
  Aon 2000 3622.7 2429.6   72.8 2 100 <1 125 HTCM    
  Aon 2200 3617.0 2417.0 4800 32.6 2 90 dark 130 OJM    
  Aon 2300 3615.0 2412.0 4800 232.0 2 90 dark 130 OJM    
9/20/00 Aon 2400 3614.0 2406.0 4800 72.0 2 90 dark 110 MJM    
  Aon 0245-0250 3613.0 2348.0 5000 73.0 2 80 dark 100 MJM    
  Aon 0500-0505 3615.1 2332.8 5000 72.8 2 40 dark 80 HTCM    
  Aon 0800-0805 3613.5 2310.8 5000 73.0 2 40 5 90 HTCM    
  Aon 0900-0905 3613.0 2300.0     2 40 5   SHM    
  Aon 1115-1120 3613.0 2247.0   73.6 2 40 >5 160 MJM    
  Aon 1202-1207 3608.0 2244.0   73.7 2 30 >5 170 MJM    
  Aon 1302-1307 3603.4 2241.3   73.5 2 25 >5 170 HTCM    
  Aon 1404 3558.3 2239.3   73.7 2 20 >5 170 HTCM    
  Aon 2042 3531.0 2200.0   73.5 2 20 >5 170 OJM    
  Aon 2205 3524.0 2155.0   73.7 2 20 >5 150 OJM    
9/21/00 Aon 1010 3434.0 2029.0   74.0 1 5 >5 136 MJM    
  Aon 1620 3407.4 1952.5   74.0 1 5 >5 Stopped MJM    
9/22/00 off 255 3337.7 1832.4 4000 75.0 0 5 dark 120 MJM    
  Aon 922 3319.8 1732.5   74.0 0 5 >5 119 MJM    
  Von 1200 3315.0 1720.0 2124 74.4 1 5 >5 119 MJM    
  Von 1339 3311.4 1704.1 3200 75.3 1 10 >5 119 MJM    
  Von 1500 3309.6 1656.5   75.0 1 10 >5   OJM    
  Von 1600 3307.2 1647.6 2500 75.0 1 10 >5 118 OJM    
  Von 1705 3304.3 1638.8 2340 75.0 1 10 >5 119 SHM    
  Voff 1730 3303.4 1636.3 2340 75.0 1 10 >5 119 MJM    
10/11/00 Aon 1030-1050 3113.9 1500.3 4200 72.1 2 95 >5 156 MJM    
  Aon 1640-1650 3043.3 1435.4   72.1 1 60 >5 156 MJM    
  Aon 1704-1709 3041.3 1433.0   72.0 1 50 >5 158 HTCM    
  Aon 1804-1810 3037.0 14287.8   72.6 1 60 >5 135 HTCM    
    2000-2005 3029.9 1416.3   72.5 1 50 >5 130 HTCM    
  Aon 2100-2105 3026.0 1409.0   72.1 1 75 >5 130 OJM    
  Aon 2200-2205 3022.0 1403.0   71.7 1 90 >5 130 OJM    
  Aon 2255-2300 3019.0 1356.0   71.6 1 5 >5 130 OJM    
10/12/00 Aon 0000-0005 3015.0 1349.0   71.5 1 5 dark >5 130 MJM    
  Aon 500-508 3002.0 1315.0   72.1 1 5 >5 130 HTCM    
  Aon 556-601 3000.7 1309.0   72.1 1 5 >5 130 HTCM    
  Aon 700 2958.0 1300.1   71.0 1 5 very dark .5 m 130 HTCM    
  Aon 805-810 2954.0 1255.0   71.0 1 5 >5 222 MJM    
  Von 840 2950.0 1257.0   71.0 1 25 >5 224 MJM    
  Voff/Aon 900-905 2948.9 1259.6   71.0 1 20 >5 224 MJM    
  Aon/ Voff 1002-1007 2943.0 1305.0   71.0 1 10 >5 223 MJM    
  Aon 1120-1126 2934.0 1312.0   72.0 1 10 >5 223 MJM    
10/15/00 Von 1200 2811.0 1324.0 250 70.0 1 90 >5 163 HTCM    
  Voff 1550 2857.7 1331.4 37 70.0 1 90 >5 24 HTCM    


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