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The movements of 35 seals were monitored via satellite, Antarctic, 2001 and 2002, GLOBEC
Entry ID: seal_loc_SO

Abstract: Thirty-five seals were affixed with radio tags during fall/winter
expeditions to the Antarctic in 2001 and 2002. The seal's movements
were tracked via Argos Service satellites for up to 4 months after
release. The seal capture/release area consisted of: the continental
shelf to the west of the Antarctic Peninsula extending from the
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Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System - Directory of Data;
See data object(s): "seals_loc" (J. Burns and D. Costa, Investigators)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.5   S: -69.3   E: -66.5   W: -76.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-04-20
Stop Date: 2001-09-01

Start Date: 2002-04-07
Stop Date: 2002-09-19
Use Constraints Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate with
the investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and
anticipate that the data collectors will be co-authors of published
results. This extends to model results and to data organized for
retrospective studies.
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Fax: 508-457-2169
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Contact Address:
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Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA
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Phone: 508-289-2298
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: dallison at
Contact Address:
MS #36
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-24