Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Davis Area, Antarctica
Entry ID: ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_D_73

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adélie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore islands) during November 1973. The data are obtained from counts at the colonies and black and white photographs. Some aerial photographs were taken at Davis in 1981-82 and 1987-88, and will be compared ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -69.0   E: 79.0   W: 77.0

Parent DIF
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Seabirds_AAT

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-11-08
Stop Date: 1973-11-14
ISO Topic Category
Quality All colonies in the region, including mainland and island colonies, were mapped. Where an island has no colony mapped, this indicates that no colony was present during the survey.

The Vestfold Hills were surveyed from south to north, from the Sorsdal Glacier to the Wyatt Earp Islands, including all mainland and island colonies. Counts of breeding pairs were ... View entire text
Access Constraints NONDIGITAL - Hardcopy maps and count results. NONDIGITAL Data are published in Woehler E.J. (1989), reference given above. For queries regarding access to raw data, please contact the investigator.

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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
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Australian Antarctic Division
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City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: eric.woehler at gmail.com
Contact Address:
Birds Tasmania
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29
Future DIF Review Date: 1999-10-07
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