Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: obis.accdc

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Summary
Abstract: The Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre (ACCDC) collects data on rare
species and natural communities in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward
Island, Newfoundland, and Labrador and in adjacent marine waters. To determine
which species are rare, the ACCDC develops sub-national (i.e. provincial)
rarity ranks, or S-ranks, for each jurisdiction. These ranks are ... View entire text

Purpose: These data are for display on the OBIS portal and associated mapping programs and for download to personal computers for ad-hoc end-user analysis.

OBIS schema concepts present in the data set include: DateLastModified,
InstitutionCode, CollectionCode, CatalogNumber, ScientificName, BasisOfRecord,
Citation, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species, ScientificNameAuthor,
Collector, YearCollected, Country, State, County, Locality, Longitude,
StartLongitude, EndLongitude, Latitude, EndLatitude, CoordinatePrecision.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 56.43   S: 43.39   E: -52.77   W: -68.68

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lautenschlager, R.A. and Bredin, K.
Dataset Title: Rare Species in Atlantic Canada and Adjacent Marine Waters
Dataset Series Name: Atlantic Canada Concervation Data Centre Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Canada_ACCDC_GeoRefRareSpecies

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1929-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Species identification accurate, assessment of species rarity is done with
local species experts and is as accurate as possible given the current state of
species information. Occurrence location data for populations of rare species
of anadromous fish and marine birds are included for a jurisdiction (an
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Access Constraints none
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form
appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of
the OBIS facility (see http://www.iobis.org/about/citation).

For information purposes, email to obissupport@marine.rutgers.edu the full
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.marinebiodiversity.ca/OBISCanada

Data Center Personnel
Name: OBIS CANADA ADMINISTRATION
Email: OBISCanada at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution
Distribution Media: Electronic, Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema - HTML, TXT, ACON Map(Excel&shapefile)
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: OBISCanada at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-11
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