Collection Details

Snow Petrel nest census, Mawson region 2004/05

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©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1999
Catalogue id
3666A4
Photographer
Papps, Wayne

Collection Details

Custodian
Frederique Olivier
Collection Acronym
Nest_Census_mawson_0405
Description
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of Snow petrels at the regional and local scales. This dataset contains locations of Snow petrel nests, mapped in the Mawson region during 2004-2005 season. Location of nests were recorded with handheld Trimble Geoexplorer GPS receivers, differentially corrected and stored as an Arcview point shapefile (ESRI software). Descriptive information relating to each bird nest was recorded and a detailed description of data fields is provided in description of the shapefile (word document). A text file also provide the attribute information (formatted for input into R statistical software).
Domain
Marine
Taxa Groups
Birds,

List 2 taxa from this collection
Collection Status
Data collection complete
Acknowledgements
Frederique Olivier
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Resource Code: - nest_census_mawson_0405
Resource Name: - Snow Petrel nest census, Mawson region 2004/05
Keywords: - census, nests, nest descriptions, occupancy, activity
Basis of Record: - Observation

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Linked to the following Bioregions

Coastal Continental Antarctic - Mac Robertson Land Coast

Data Details

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Map

Polar projection map of the collection. (view full size) No map exists.
Spatial Coverage
67° 30' 51.8" S to 67° 55' 43.0" S | -67.5144° to -67.9286°
62° 28' 19.2" E to 63° 03' 47.9" E | 62.4720° to 63.0633°
Date Range of Collection
9-Dec-2004 to 13-Jan-2005
Metadata
SNPEMAWSON04-05 - A GIS dataset of Snow Petrel nests mapped in the Mawson region during the 2004-2005 season