ME harbor and gray seals time series
Entry ID: seamap315

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Summary
Abstract: Seal populations in the Northwest Atlantic are thriving, yet few
grant dollars go to seal projects in the Northeast region. According to many
researchers and managers in the region, the healthy state of stocks is exactly
why we should be studying seals. Seal and human activities along the coast
often result in conflicts, which will undoubtedly increase as the population
and range of both seals and ... View entire text

Purpose: The purpose of this dataset and atlas is to provide data from a series
of aerial surveys conducted between 1981 and 2001 of harbor and gray seal
haul-out sites in Maine.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The original data were transposed so that each record
represents seals abundance at a single ledge on a single day. As this dataset
is a time-series, an appropriate way to represent it is to show it ... View entire text
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Caption:  Seal Surveys
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.93   S: 42.97   E: -66.98   W: -70.7

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University of Maine
Dataset Title: ME harbor and gray seals time series
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2006-02-03 13:34:52-05
Dataset Release Place: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/
Dataset Publisher: OBIS-SEAMAP
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
OBIS-SEAMAP

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-03-15
Stop Date: 2001-06-04
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Open public unless otherwise noted.

DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Not to hold OBIS-SEAMAP liable for errors in the data.
While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the database, we
cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets. Also please refer to Use
Constraints.
Use Constraints 1. Not to use data contained in OBIS-SEAMAP in any publication, product, or
commercial application without prior written consent of the original data
provider. 2. To cite both the data provider and OBIS-SEAMAP appropriately after
approval of use is obtained. 3. Not to hold OBIS-SEAMAP liable for errors in
the data. While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the
database, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
OBIS Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://seamap.env.duke.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PATRICK N. HALPIN
Phone: 919-613-8062
Email: phalpin at duke.edu
Contact Address:
Duke University
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Format: Shapefile
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 919-613-8021
Fax: 919-684-8741
Email: efujioka at duke.edu
Contact Address:
LSRC A321
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Gilbert, J.R.,G.T. Waring, K.M.Wynne, and N. Guldager. Changes in abundance of
harbor seals in Maine, 1981-2001. 2005. Marine Mammal Science.
21(3):519-535.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-18
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