JASCO-AMARs

Type of System: 
fixed autonomous
Geographical Scale: 
regional
Location: 
Chukchi Sea, 8-160 km offshore
Human Activity: 
oil & gas exploration
Natural Activity: 
mysticetes
odontocetes
pinnipeds
Acoustics Operational: 
Yes
Units (Auto) Mode (Mobile): 
JASCO-AMARs
Frequency Bandwith: 
5 Hz - 8 kHz
Directionality: 
omni & synchronised arrays
Time Synch/Precision: 
ms
Duty Cycle: 
continuous
17%
Data Downloads: 
every July & Oct
# Elements: 
35 AMARs & 9 AURALs
Depth: 
20-50 m
Calibrated: 
Yes
Ancillary Data: 
temperature
Data Availability: 
approval needed
upon request
Integration Possibility: 
Yes
Sponsor: 
Shell, Conoco Phillips, Statoil
marine mammal migration, distribution, density; baseline ambient noise
Installation Life Expectancy: 
2006-2016