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Citation
Kokubun, N. and Emmerson, L. (2021) Foraging ecology of Adelie penguins at Hop Island, Rauer Group 2012/13, Ver. 1, Australian Antarctic Data Centre - doi:10.4225/15/595ada1f865b7, (Unreleased data)
Title
Foraging ecology of Adelie penguins at Hop Island, Rauer Group 2012/13
Data Centre
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia
DOI
doi:10.4225/15/595ada1f865b7
Created Date
2017-07-03
Revision Date
2020-04-07
Parent record
None

Description

At Hop Island in the Rauer Group during the 2012/13 field season combinations of data loggers were deployed on different adelie penguins. The data loggers were GPS (two types), time-depth recorders and accelerometers. The accelerometer records head movement to identify when the bird captures prey. The units were later retrieved and the data downloaded. A document included with the data has further information about the data.
The data were collected following protocols approved by the Australian Antarctic Animal Ethics Committee and supported through the Australian Antarctic program through Australian Antarctic Science project 4087.
Data from GPS units deployed at Hop Island in 2011/12 is described by the metadata record with ID AAS_4087_adelie_penguin_tracking_hop_island_2011_12.

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Purpose

To investigate the foraging of Adelie penguins.

Access

These data are not yet publicly available.

Temporal Coverages

Spatial Coverages

Science Keywords

Additional Keywords

  • ADELIE
  • FORAGING
  • INCUBATION
  • GUARD
  • CRECHE

Locations

  • GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
  • OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
  • CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA

Platforms

  • FIELD SURVEYS
  • FIELD INVESTIGATION

Instruments

  • Global Positioning System
  • ACCELEROMETERS

Researchers

  • kokubun, nobuo (INVESTIGATOR,TECHNICAL CONTACT)
  • emmerson, louise (INVESTIGATOR,TECHNICAL CONTACT)
  • smith, david (DIF AUTHOR)

Use Constraints

Acknowledgement of this dataset should include the statement:
"Data were collected following protocols approved by the Australian Antarctic Animal Ethics Committee and supported through the Australian Antarctic program through Australian Antarctic Science project 4087."

This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AAS_4087_adelie_penguin_foraging_hop_island_2012_13 when using these data.

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