Shipboard sea bird and ancillary marine mammal sightings, April-Sept 2001 and 2002, Continental Margin Western Antarctic Peninsula, GLOBEC
Entry ID: birds_observ_SO

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Abstract: Day and night shipboard sightings/counts of birds and ancillary mammals during
4 ship cruises to the Antarctic, April-September 2001 and 2002. General survey
area includes the inshore water bodies of Marguerite Bay and Crystal Sound and
the continental margin seaward to the ~3000 meter contour on the western side
of the Antarctic Peninsula. Birds ... View entire text
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Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System - Directory of Data; See data object(s): "bird_observ" and "bird_effort" (C. Ribic and E.Chapman, Investigators)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -71.0   E: -64.0   W: -76.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-04-29
Stop Date: 2001-06-01
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
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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U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Southern Ocean

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at
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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Phone: 608-263-6556
Fax: 608-263-4519
Email: caribic at
Contact Address:
Dept. Wildlife Ecology, Univ. Wisconsin
204 Russell Labs
1630 Linden Drive
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-07-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-08-25
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