Pelagic Studies of Marine Birds and Mammals
Entry ID: NL_ANTARCTIC_BIRDS_MAMMALS

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Summary
Abstract: During a number of cruises on Polarstern, densities of warm-blooded top
predators were determined in relation to environmental parameters.
Related URL
Description: IMARES Antarctic Research sub-page on the website on statutory research tasks conducted for the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV)

Description: Popular site on Dutch Polar REsearch in the IPY
The poolijs subpage is on the IMARES research
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -70.0   E: 20.0   W: -70.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: IMARES (Wagegingen UR)
Dataset Title: Pelagic Studies of Marine Birds and Mammals
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-11-15
Stop Date: 2008-01-15
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: variable (10 minutes time; for basic spatial unit see range)
Longitude Resolution: variable
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
ISO Topic Category
Quality Top predators are censused according to standard methods, discussed in the SCAR
Bird Biology Subcommittee.

For birds, strip transect counts with snapshot methodology are use (Tasker,
M.L.; Hope Jones, P.; Dixon, T.; Blake, B.F. 1984. Counting seabirds at sea
from ships: a review of methods employed and a suggestion for a standardized
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Access Constraints Please contact investigator, J.A. van Franeker
Use Constraints Please contact investigator, J.A. van Franeker
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
ALTERRA, Wageningen University and Research Centre Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.alterra.wur.nl/UK/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JAN ANDRIES VAN FRANEKER
Phone: +31-(0)317487085
Fax: +31(0)317487362
Email: jan.vanfraneker at wur.nl
Contact Address:
IMARES
PO Box 167
City: Den Burg (Texel)
Postal Code: NL 179AD
Country: The Netherlands
Distribution
Distribution Media: to be discussed
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +31-(0)317487085
Fax: +31(0)317487362
Email: jan.vanfraneker at wur.nl
Contact Address:
IMARES
PO Box 167
City: Den Burg (Texel)
Postal Code: NL 179AD
Country: The Netherlands
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Publications/References
MAIN PUBLICATIONS ON PREVIOUS SIMILAR PROJECTS:
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-06-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-10-22
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