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Marbled Murrelet Nest Locations in British Columbia: Digital Dataset
Entry ID: UAF_murreletnestlocations

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains the locations of all known Marbled Murrelet nest
locations within British Columbia. Marbled Murrelet is a seabird that flies up
to 75 km inland to nest in mostly old-growth forests. The nest is composed of
a bowl-shaped depression on moss-covered branches. Due to the cryptic nature
of their nesting behaviour, few nests have been found. Most of the ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 53.03   S: 48.67   E: -124.04   W: -124.49

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: P. Yen, and F. Huettmann
Dataset Title: Marbled Murrelet Nest Locations in British Columbia: Digital Dataset
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Burnaby, British Columbia
Dataset Publisher: Centre for Wildlife Ecology, Simon Fraser University
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The source of the majority of this dataset is from the Centre of Wildlife
Ecology, and as such, has reliable, and repeated protocols for all years. This
methodology has been previously published and should be referred to for full
account. Only a brief methodology description will be provided here.

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Access Constraints The Centre for Wildlife Ecology is the owner of this dataset for research and
publication purposes. This data cannot be distributed or utilized without
confirmation and agreement with the contributing parties. Some data has been
previously published elsewhere and is available for use. This dataset is
subject to updates.
Use Constraints Centre for Wildlife Ecology, Simon Fraser University is the owner of the
dataset and has been developed for internal research and publication purposes.
Approval from the Centre for Wildlife Ecology, and the data contributing
parties must be obtained prior to use, analysis and interpretation of this
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Institute of Arctic Biology, Biology & Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iab.uaf.edu/index.php

Data Center Personnel
Name: PEGGY YEN
Phone: 604-291-5618
Fax: 604-291-3496
Contact Address:
Simon Fraser University, Department of Biological Sciences
Centre for Wildlife Ecology
City: Burnaby
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V5A 1S6


Data Center Personnel
Name: FALK HUETTMANN
Phone: +01-907-4747882
Fax: +01-907 4746967
Email: fhuettmann at alaska.edu
Contact Address:
419 Irving I, PO Box 757000
City: Fairbanks
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775-7000
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 604-291-5618
Fax: 604-291-3496
Contact Address:
Simon Fraser University, Department of Biological Sciences
Centre for Wildlife Ecology
City: Burnaby
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V5A 1S6
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Publications/References
Supplemental Information:
This digital dataset is created or extracted from published sources, technical
reports, and includes some unpublished raw data. These are the source
references;

1. Centre for Wildlife Ecology, 1998. Desolation Sound, British Columbia
Marbled Murrelet nests. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby.

2. Centre for Wildlife ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-07-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-07

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