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Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Australian Antarctica Territory
Entry ID: ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys

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Abstract: The current distribution of Adelie penguin breeding colonies in the AAT is being mapped through a series of 'occupancy' surveys.

A GIS of potential Adelie penguin breeding habitat was developed by Angela Bender and David Smith from the AADC to structure the overall search effort. Potential Adelie penguin breeding habitat was defined as islands or ice-free land close to the ocean. The GIS spanned ... View entire text
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3450
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: colin.southwell at
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Southwell, C., Smith, D. and Bender, A. (2009), Incomplete search effort: a potential source of bias in estimates of Adelie penguin breeding populations in the Australian Antarctic Territory., Polar Record, 45, 375-380, doi:doi:10.1017/S00322474409008444
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