Conservation and Management Science of Marine Mammals
Entry ID: ASAC_2941

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Summary
Abstract: Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2941.

This project replaced project 2301 after 2006-2007 (ASAC_2301).

Public
This work addresses Australian Government marine mammal conservation, management and policy needs with an emphasis on priorities from the International Whaling Commission and the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources. The science outcomes ... View entire text
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Description: ARGOS Satellite Tracking Database containing whale track data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -17.96   S: -66.0   E: 160.0   W: 60.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-30
Stop Date: 2012-03-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:
Field work:
Satellite Telemetry
Three field trips were conducted in 2008/09:

1. Broome, Western Australia
Six humpback whales were tagged ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are not yet publicly available for download, although all tracking data are stored in the ARGO satellite tracking database - see the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_2941 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6232 3437
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: nick.gales at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Childerhouse, S. and Baxter, A. (2010), Management of human interactions with dusky dolphins, Dusky Dolphins: Master Acrobats of Different Shores., 245-275, Academic/Elsevier Press
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29
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