Biological survey of the Balleny Islands
Entry ID: K407_2000_2001_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: US coastguard helicopters were used to survey bird, seal and plant populations of the three main islands and islets of the Balleny Islands, located off the coast of Antarctica, for birds and seal breeding sites. Time and weather constrainst prevented an aerial reconnaisance of Sturge Island. The islands and islets were scanned with binoculars from a helicopter flying parallel to the coastline. GPS ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.25   S: -67.17   E: 164.75   W: 162.25

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-12-23
Stop Date: 2000-12-24
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 3 545 7702
Fax: +64 3 545 7701
Email: BartonK at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research Ltd
Private Bag 6
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Macdonald, J.A. Barton, K.J. Metcalf, P. 2002 Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica) nesting on Sabrina Islet, Balleny Islands, Antarctica. Polar biology 25(6): 442-447 doi: 10.1007/s00300-002-0363-1
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17
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