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Data from GPS loggers and Time Depth Recorders with VHF transmitters attached to female Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) at Hutton Cliffs throughout the winter months
Entry ID: K063_2002_2004_NZ_2

Abstract: Links between the foraging performance of Weddell seals breeding in McMurdo Sound and a range of oceanographic parameters, including sea surface temperature, productivity and bathymetry encountered during their winter foraging in the Ross Sea was investigated. The study was a pilot to determine if its possible to measure this information with GPS loggers and Time Depth Recorders with VHF ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.73   S: -77.73   E: 166.85   W: 166.85

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-10-14
Stop Date: 2002-12-12
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Data Set Progress
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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