Foraging Ecology of Gentoo Penguins
Entry ID: ASAC_709

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Summary
Abstract: Gentoo penguins are the least numerous of the penguins breeding at Macquarie Island, and the only species to rear two chicks. This project examined the interactions between diving behaviour, diet and reproductive strategy.

Data were collected on Time Depth Recorders (TDRs), and stored in hexadecimal format. Hexadecimal files can be read using 'Instrument Helper', a free download from Wildlife Computers (see the url given below).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.0   S: -55.0   E: 160.0   W: 158.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-09-01
Stop Date: 1995-01-31
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Access Constraints The data are publicly available for download from the url given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

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Please also contact the investigator when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1155 kb
Distribution Format: hexadecimal
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6226 2645
Fax: +61 3 6226 2745
Email: mark.hindell at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE R'SRCH UNIT
Department of Zoology
University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-05
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Publications/References
Robinson, S. and Hindell, M.A. 1996. Foraging ecology of the Gentoo Penguin at Macquarie Island. Ibis. 138: 722-731.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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