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Marine Mammal Observations by Greenpeace
Entry ID: marine_mammal_obs


Summary
Abstract: Dataset of marine mammal observations made in the Southern Ocean from late 1998 to early 2000.

Further information about the data are included in a word document in the download.

The data are held in excel spreadsheets. The word document mentioned above lists the column headings for the excel spreadsheets.

The fields in this dataset are:

date
time
species
Number of animals
Distance
Bearing
Heading
Initial Cue
Behaviour
Latitude
Longitude
Effort status
Notes
Wind speed
Wind direction
Actual wind speed
Actual wind direction
Sea State
Cloud cover
Visibility
Boat speed
Boat course
Speed made good
Course made good
Temperature
Wave Height
Weather
Depth
Swell height
More notes
Related URL
Description: Download page for the data

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -33.1   S: -68.59   E: 179.4   W: 55.42

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: De Boer, M.N.
Dataset Title: Marine Mammal Observations by Greenpeace
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2002-11-15
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/marine_mammal_obs
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-12-28
Stop Date: 2000-01-24
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
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=marine_m... 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: 293 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: mdeboer at wdcs.org
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-02-01


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