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Southern elephant seal moult wallow sites and weddell seal pupping areas in the Windmill Islands
Entry ID: gis179


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Summary
Abstract: This GIS dataset includes:

1 Point data representing southern elephant seal haulout sites as shown in Figure 1 of the paper J.van den Hoff, R.Davies and H.Burton, 'Origins, age composition and change in numbers of moulting southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina L.) in the Windmill Islands, Vincennes Bay, east Antarctica: 1988-2001', Wildlife Research vol 30 no 3 2003.

2 Polygon data representing some of the above sites. This data is based on field work by John van den Hoff, Australian Antarctic Division biologist, in 2000/01.

3 Polygon data representing two Weddell seal pupping sites in the Windmill Islands. This data is based on John van den Hoff's knowledge from field work and research.

The data has been formatted according to the SCAR Feature Catalogue.
Data that are part of this dataset have Dataset_id = 179 in the SCAR Feature Catalogue format. Dataset_id is an attribute in the attribute table.
Data quality information for any feature can be searched for at a Related URL by entering the Qinfo number of the feature at the 'Search datasets and quality' tab. Qinfo is an attribute in the attribute table.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: -66.1931 S: -66.4861  E: 110.7319  W: 110.4672

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 2011-04-30


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > Windmill Islands
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >ISLANDS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >MAMMALS >CARNIVORES >SEALS/SEA LIONS/WALRUSES
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >MAMMALS >CARNIVORES
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >MAMMALS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA


Access Constraints
The data are publicly available in shapefile format for download from 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=gis179 when using these data.


Keywords
GIS


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
Distribution_Size: 69 kb
Distribution_Format: shapefiles
Fees: free


Personnel
JOHN VAN DEN HOFF
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3447
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: john_van at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


DAVID T. SMITH
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3577
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10


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