Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica
Entry ID: ASAC_484

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Summary
Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484
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Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic winter. They feed mainly on fish and squid but also ingest krill. Changes in food availability due to oceanographic or climatic factors, or to the extent of sea ice (through the processes of ... View entire text
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Description: Download point for the colony summaries
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -68.0   E: 160.0   W: 60.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-06-21
Stop Date: 2018-03-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Taken from the 2009-2010 Progress Report:
Field work:
The colony at Taylor Glacier was visited on 26 June, 28 Oct and 1 Dec. On all three occasions, all birds present in the colony were photographed. Visits to the colony lasted no more than 2 hours and personnel kept at the appropriate distance to avoid disturbance.

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Access Constraints The excel spreadsheet of colony summaries and Taylor Glacier counts can be downloaded from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
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Data Set Progress
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 20 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6232 3277
Email: barbara.wienecke at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Wienecke, B. (2010), The history of the discovery of emperor penguin colonies, 1902-2004., Polar Record, 46, doi:10.1017/S0032247409990283
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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