Physiological and morphological conditions of tagged seals, 2001 and 2002, west of Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC
Entry ID: seal_obs_SO

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Summary
Abstract: Forty-six seals were selected for radio tagging during four
expeditions to the Antarctic, fall and winter seasons of years 2001
and 2002. The captured seals were surveyed, prior to release, for
their physiological and morphological conditions: body weight, body
dimensions, blubber thickness, blood sampling, blood volume, tissue
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Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System - Directory of Data;
See data object(s): "seals_general", "seals_phys", "seals_morphs", and
"seals_predmass" (J. Burns and D. Costa, Investigators)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.5   S: -69.3   E: -66.5   W: -76.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-04-20
Stop Date: 2001-09-01

Start Date: 2002-04-07
Stop Date: 2002-09-19
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate with
the investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and
anticipate that the data collectors will be co-authors of published
results. This extends to model results and to data organized for
retrospective studies.

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Originating Center
Data Center
U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://globec.whoi.edu/
Dataset ID: Southern Ocean

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT C. GROMAN
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 508-289-2298
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: dallison at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
MS #36
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Laws, R. M., Baird A., Bryden M.M., 2003. Size and growth of the
crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophagus (Mammalia: Carnivora). Journal of
Zoology (London) 259, 103-108.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-13
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