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Tagging of Pacific Predators - UC Santa Cruz - northern elephant seal ARGOS tracks.
Entry ID: TOPP_V.01


Summary
Abstract: This data set contains ARGOS satellite tracking data collected from northern elephant seals as part of the Tagging of Pacific Predators program. The data set encompasses adult males and females at two colonies; however, the bulk of the data was collected from adult female seals at Aņo Nuevo state reserve in California, USA. This dataset is part of an ongoing research project at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Please contact Dan Costa prior to use.

Total Distribution Records:
Total Number of Taxa: 1

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 65.0 S: 15.0  E: -115.0  W: -170.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Dan Costa
Dataset Title: Tagging of Pacific Predators (TOPP) ARGOS satellite tracking data of adult northern elephant seals.
Dataset Series Name: Tagging of Pacific Predators
Dataset Release Date: 2009-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: California
Version: V.01


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-07-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN


Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES >MAMMALS >CARNIVORES >SEALS/SEA LIONS/WALRUSES    [Definition]


Instrument
ARGOS >ARGOS Data Collection and Position Location System    [Information]


Project
OBIS >OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM    [Information]
COML >CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE    [Information]
TOPP >Tagging of Pacific Predators    [Information]


Use Constraints
The data, visualization, and information contained in this data set are provided as a benefit and service to enhance public awareness of the research missions of the Tagging of Pacific Predators program. Anyone wishing to use the data for research, publication, academic or commercial use must contact Daniel Costa (Costa@biology.ucsc.edu) to obtain permission prior to use. In the event permission is granted, please request appropriate citation information.


Keywords
Habitat Coverage: Pelagic and neritic of the north Pacific.


Data Center
Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://ims.ucsc.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DANIEL PAUL COSTA
Phone: 1-831-459-2786
Fax: 1-831-459-3383
Email: costa at ucsc.edu
Contact Address:
University of California
City: Santa Cruz
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95060
Country: United States


Personnel
DANIEL PAUL COSTA
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-831-459-2786
Fax: 1-831-459-3383
Email: costa at ucsc.edu
Contact Address:
University of California
City: Santa Cruz
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95060
Country: United States


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-17



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