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Changes in King Penguin numbers at Gadget Gully, Macquarie Island
Entry ID: King_Penguins_at_GG

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Summary
Abstract: Ground counts of King Penguin eggs, chicks, fledglings and adults at Gadget Gully on Macquarie Island (1993-2008 incomplete).

Counts were obtained in the field by observers at Gadget gully.

The data were also used in an online publication - the abstract is copied below:

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when blubber oil fuelled house lamps, the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.5   S: -54.52   E: 158.94   W: 158.92

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-09-28
Stop Date: 2008-08-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality See the online article for further information.

Data were not collected for a period of approximately 8 years between 2000 and 2008.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available 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 the URL below when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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: 6 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
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
Publications/References
Tipping back the balance: recolonization of the Macquarie Island isthmus by king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) following extermination for human gain John van den Hoff, Clive R. McMahon and Iain Field Antarctic Science , First View article doi:10.1017/S0954102009001898, Published Online by Cambridge University Press 10 Mar 2009
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11

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