Collection Details

Weddell Seal census, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica

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©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1996
Catalogue id
2225C4
Caption
Weddel sels on ice and dolerite rock
Photographer
Crawford, Dennis

Collection Details

Custodian
Harry Burton
Collection Acronym
Weddel_Census
Description
Census counts of Weddell seals resting/breeding on sea-ice or land in the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica (1983 to 1996). Census taken from aerial photographs and matched to a one by one kilometre grid.
Domain
Marine
Taxa Groups
Seals,

List 1 taxa from this collection
Collection Status
Data collection complete
Acknowledgements
Contact Harry Burton for details.
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Resource Code: - weddell_census
Resource Name: - Weddell Seal census, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Keywords: - weddell seals, census, aerial photography
Basis of Record: - Observation

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Linked to the following Bioregions

Coastal Continental Antarctic - Vestfold Hills

Data Details

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Map

Polar projection map of the collection. (view full size) No map exists.
Spatial Coverage
67° 16' 58.8" S to 68° 41' 42.0" S | -67.2830° to -68.6950°
77° 48' 28.8" E to 79° 33' 00.0" E | 77.8080° to 79.5500°
Date Range of Collection
7-Feb-1983 to 8-Apr-1996
Metadata
AADC-00048 - Weddell Seals of the Vestfold Hills Antarctica