Marine Mammals and Sea Turtle Census
Entry ID: gomc_25

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Summary
Abstract: Research is an essential part of wildlife conservation. Canada is a
vast country with a multitude of different species of mammals, birds, reptiles,
amphibians, and insects. Scientists can't possibly keep track of each and every
wildlife population, and it takes a huge amount of time and effort to gather
all the information needed to protect them. A lot of conservation organizations
rely on the assistance of Canadians coast to coast to determine the state of
our wildlife species. Data collected from far and wide help scientists
determine which species and ecosystems are in trouble, find ways of conserving
them, or prevent them from getting in trouble in the first place. You can do
your part by getting involved in one of the many wildlife surveys

Purpose: To gather information on whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea
turtles plus their numbers and habitat in order to better understand the marine
environment.

Sample Site Locations: The waters and shores of Atlantic Canada

Season: Year-round

Additional Information/Comments: Contact Jerry Conway for data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 87.61   S: 37.3   E: -48.11   W: -145.27

ISO Topic Category
Originating Center
Data Center
Canadian Wildlife Federation, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.cwf-fcf.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CANADIAN WILDLIFE FEDERATION
Phone: (613) 599 9594
Fax: (613) 599 4428
Email: info at cwf-fcf.org
Contact Address:
350 Michael Cowpland Drive
City: Kanata
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K2M 2W1
Country: CANADA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (902) 426-6947
Email: ConwayJ at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Maritime Region
P.O. Box 1035
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4T3
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-20
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