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

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Summary
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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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.0   S: -70.0   E: 158.82   W: 36.98

Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-11-21
ISO Topic Category
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Access Constraints A copy of the site list is available for download at the provided URL. For copies of the data from specific regions, see the child metadata records.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
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Data Set Progress
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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: 232 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6232 3450
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: colin.southwell at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-10-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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