Collection Details

Bird observations from South African BIOMASS voyages, Mawson and Prydz Bay region, 1984 and 1985

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Collection Details

BIOMASS group and collated by British Antarctic Survey
South Africa conducted 2 voyages for the BIOMASS (Biological Investigations of Marine Antarctic Systems and Stocks) program in the vicinity of Pyrdz Bay. This complements bird data collected from the Australian voyages ADBEX2 and SIBEX2.
Taxa Groups

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Collection Status
Data collection complete
Data from SCAR-MarBIN website - dataset title is Biological Investigations of Marine Antarctic Systems and Stocks (BIOMASS) Bird Observations. Voyage details in Southern Ocean ecology: the BIOMASS perspective (1994) ed. El-Sayed, Sayed Z. Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Linked to the following Bioregions

Coastal Continental Antarctic - Mac Robertson Land Coast
Coastal Continental Antarctic - Mawson Coast

Data Details

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Spatial Coverage
44° 54' 03.6" S to 66° 49' 44.4" S | -44.9010° to -66.8290°
47° 57' 00.0" E to 144° 12' 00.0" E | 47.9500° to 144.2000°
Date Range of Collection
27-Mar-1984 to 8-Mar-1985
Data collected from the following voyage(s)
VoyageObservation countSearch
1983/84 RSA SIBEX I (details) 804 search
1984/85 AFS SIBEX II (details) 367 search
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