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USAKA Turtle Release Program
Entry ID: seamap341

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Abstract: The captive sea turtles on the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Test Site (RTS) have been part of island life for almost as long as the test site has existed there (approximately 40 years). Starting off as a concrete lined ditch and then undergoing a renovation in 1995, the "turtle pond" is home to six green sea turtles (3 females and 3 males) and one male ... View entire text
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Caption:  Sea Turtle Tracking
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 9.49   S: 8.53   E: 169.15   W: 167.36

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USAKA Turtle Release Program
Dataset Title: USAKA Turtle Release Program
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2008-01-11 05:04:24-05
Dataset Release Place:
Dataset Publisher: OBIS-SEAMAP
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-04-21
Stop Date: 2006-06-14
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.
Use Constraints Not to use data contained in OBIS-SEAMAP in any publication, product, or commercial application without prior written consent of the original data provider. To cite both the data provider and OBIS-SEAMAP appropriately after approval of use is obtained. Also please refer to Distribution Liability.
Data Center
OBIS Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 919-613-8062
Email: phalpin at
Contact Address:
Duke University
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
Distribution Format: Shapefile
Phone: 919-613-8021
Fax: 919-684-8741
Email: efujioka at
Contact Address:
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-01-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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