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Elephant Seal Sightings, Heard Island (1949 to 1960)
Entry ID: Tags_heard_1949

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Summary
Abstract: At Heard Island, Southern Indian Ocean, seals were branded between 1949-1953. Seal length was measured in feet and inches. Recaptures of seals were made up until 1955, and growth and age-specific survival was calculated.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: -53.0 S: -53.2  E: 73.8  W: 73.3

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1949-09-05
Stop Date: 1960-11-05


Location Keywords
OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >MAMMALS >CARNIVORES >SEALS/SEA LIONS/WALRUSES
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >SPECIES LIFE HISTORY    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >POPULATION DYNAMICS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY STRUCTURE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
OCEANS


Project
OBIS >OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM    [Information]
IPY >INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR    [Information]
SCAR-MARBIN >SCAR Marine Biodiversity Information Network    [Information]
CAML >CENSUS OF ANTARCTIC MARINE LIFE    [Information]
COML >CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE    [Information]
EBA >Evolution and Biodiversity in the Antarctic    [Information]


Quality
Data were transcribed from paper cards into a database long after field data were collected. Data are therefore of unknown quality.


Access Constraints
These data are accessible from the URL given below - SCAR-MarBIN, OBIS and GBIF websites.

Data can also be accessed directly from the Australian Antarctic Data Centre's website. See the URL given below.


Use Constraints
This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=Tags_hea... when using these data.


Keywords
ELEPHANT SEALS
LENGTH ESTIMATES
RESIGHTS
TAGGING


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia    [Information]
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
Fees: free


Personnel
HARRY BURTON
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: harry.burton at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


DAVE JOHN WATTS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 5062
Email: dave.watts at csiro.au
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Castray Esplanade
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7000
Country: Australia



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27



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