Marine Turtle Nesting Database
Entry ID: unep_marineturtle

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Summary
Abstract: Distribution of marine turtles in the Indian Ocean. Information was
obtained from published and unpublished literature, and through
liaison with turtle fieldworkers. It was intended that the database
would be of use to a wide audience, including biologists, coastal
planners and those concerned with emergency response to oil spills.

Assessing the level of demand for these data, and the feasibility of
maintaining data to reflect best available information.
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.0   S: -39.0   E: 165.0   W: 20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Dataset Title: Marine Turtle Nesting Database
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: UNEP
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/marine/mturtle/index.htm
Location Keywords
ISO Topic Category
Quality Assessing the level of demand for these data, and the feasibility of
maintaining data to reflect best available information.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
World Conservation Monitoring Centre, United Nations Environment Programme Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/
Dataset ID: mturtle

Data Center Personnel
Name: IAN MAY
Phone: 0044 (0)1223 277314
Fax: +44 1223 277136
Email: ian.may at unep-wcmc.org
Contact Address:
219 Huntingdon Road
City: Cambridge
Postal Code: CB3 0DL
Country: United Kingdom
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 0044 (0)1223 277314
Fax: +44 1223 277136
Email: ian.may at unep-wcmc.org
Contact Address:
219 Huntingdon Road
City: Cambridge
Postal Code: CB3 0DL
Country: United Kingdom
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-01-28
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