Inside Passage, British Columbia, Ferry Transects
Entry ID: UAF_insidepassageBC

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains survey data from the Inside Passage in British Columbia,
Canada. It covers waterbird, seabird and some sea mammal data, collected with
DISTANCE Sampling surveys from one side of the ferry for July 1999.

Related URL
Link: VIEW EXTENDED METADATA
Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 55.0 S: 52.0  E: -131.0  W: -133.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Falk Huettmann
Dataset Title: Inside Passage, British Columbia, Ferry Transects
Dataset Release Place: Fairbanks, Alaska
Dataset Publisher: University of Alaska


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-07-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > BRITISH COLUMBIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > WESTERN CANADA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >BIRDS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
OCEANS


Access Constraints
By arrangement with data owner, Falk Huettmann


Use Constraints
By arrangement with data owner, Falk Huettmann.


Keywords
index of relative abundance
sea mammal surveys
seabird ecology
seabird monitoring
seabird surveys
Bella Bella
British Columbia
Port Hardy
Prince Rupert
Western Canada
Ancient Murrelet
Black Oystercatcher
Brachyramphus marmoratus
Brandt?s Cormorant
Cassin's Auklet
Cepphus columba
Cerorhinca monocerata
Common Murre
Double-crested Cormorant
Fratercula corniculata
Glaucous-winged Gull
Haematopus bachmani
Harbour Porpoise
Horned Puffin
Larus glaucescens
Marbled Murrelet
Pelagic Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Phocoena phocoena
Pigeon Guillemot
Ptychoramphus aleuticus
Rhinoceros Auklet
Synthliboramphus antiquus
Thick-billed Murre
Tufted Puffin
Uria aalge
Uria lomvia


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Institute of Arctic Biology, Biology & Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.iab.uaf.edu/index.php

Data Center Personnel
Name: FALK HUETTMANN
Phone: +01-907-4747882
Fax: +01-907 4746967
Email: fhuettmann at alaska.edu
Contact Address:
419 Irving I, PO Box 757000
City: Fairbanks
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775-7000
Country: USA


Personnel
PEGGY YEN
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 604-291-5618
Fax: 604-291-3496
Contact Address:
Simon Fraser University, Department of Biological Sciences
Centre for Wildlife Ecology
City: Burnaby
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V5A 1S6


TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


Publications/References
Buckland, S.T., Anderson, D.R., Burnham, K.P., Laake, J.L. Borchers, D.L. And
Thomas, L., 2001, Introduction to Distance Sampling: Estimating Abundance of
Biological Populations, Oxford, United Kingdom, Oxford University Press, The
book describes the concepts and analysis methods as well as covering aspects of
survey design and giving several worked examples. It is an essential companion
to the software. 484 pages.

Buckland, S. T., D. R. Anderson, K. P. Burnham, and J. L. Laake, 1993, Distance
Sampling: Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations, London, Chapman and
Hall, 446 pages

Huettmann, F., and K. MacIntosh, Results from ferry-based seabird surveys in
the Bay of Fundy, Canada

Huettmann, F. And Diamong, A.W., 1998, Seabird surveys and selected
environmental data sets in the Bay of Fundy: findings and conclusions from
monthly ferry transects Saint John - Digby - Saint John. In Coastal Monitoring
and the Bay of Fundy: Proceedings of the Marine Atlantic Ecozone Science
Workshop. edited by M.D. Burt and P.G. Wells, 1998, Proceedings of the Marine
Atlantic Ecozone Science Workshop. St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Huntsman Marine
Science Centre, pp. 85-92.

Morgan, K. Results from ferry-based seabird surveys Tsawassen-Sydney, Strait of
Georgia, Canada. Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service.

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-07-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-07

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