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Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88.
Entry ID: ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet

Abstract: Surveys were conducted at the eastern and western ends of Heard Island during the 1987/1988 season. Burrow densities in different habitat types (vegetated and unvegetated) were determined from fixed width transects. Extensive areas at both ends of the island were surveyed and detailed information was obtained on distribution and abundance on 4 species of burrowing petrels.

This work was completed as part of ASAC project 451 (ASAC_451).

This work also falls under the umbrella project, ASAC 1219 (ASAC_1219).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.0   S: -53.0   E: 74.0   W: 72.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Woehler, E.
Dataset Title: Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88.
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-10-01
Stop Date: 1988-03-31
Access Constraints Raw data are currently unavailable. Data summaries have been published in the Heard Island 1987-88 ANARE Report, and have been used extensively as part of the Heard Island Management Plan.

To access the Heard Island 1987-88 ANARE Report, see the link for the related metadata record at the provided URL. The burrowing petrels section begins on page 104 of the pdf document available for download from that metadata record.
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23