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Wildlife observations made on the IDIOTS cruise of the Aurora Australis in the 1999-2000 season
Entry ID: ASAC_1101_Wildlife

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Abstract: This dataset is a subset of the Wildlife on Voyage dataset, and comprises the wildlife observations made onboard the Aurora Australis on the IDIOTS cruise of 1999-2000. There were 45 observed species from 3222 observations. The technique used for collection was that prescribed by the Biological Investigation of Marine Antarctic Systems and Stocks (BIOMASS) Working Party on Bird Ecology.

This work was incorporated into ASAC (AAS) projects 1101 and 2208.

1101 - Biology of the Mertz Glacier Polynya
2208 - Variability in the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -43.2   S: -67.2   E: 159.15   W: 141.85

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Woehler, E.
Dataset Title: Wildlife observations made on the IDIOTS cruise of the Aurora Australis in the 1999-2000 season
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-08-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-07-16
Stop Date: 1999-09-06
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Australian Antarctic Division
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Distribution Size: 2 MB
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Birds Tasmania
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-08-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24