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Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking (POST)
Entry ID: POST

Abstract: The Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking (POST) Project's mission is to further understanding of the behaviour of marine animals through the operation of a large-scale ocean telemetry and data management system. POST serves as an accessible research tool for academe, resource agencies and the public. Long-term monitoring of marine animals will contribute to the conservation and stewardship of marine ... View entire text
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Description: POST Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking Project Website
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.69   S: 38.02   E: -123.12   W: -146.27

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: POST
Dataset Title: Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking (POST) Project
Dataset Series Name: Census of Marine Life Field Project
Dataset Release Date: 2007
Dataset Release Place: Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: POST
Other Citation Details: Retrieved from: on [date]
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Access Constraints Researchers can download available data or view products based on uploaded data. Uploading is password protected and available to the primary investigator and others who have arranged for access through the POST Secretariat.
Use Constraints POST is committed to uploading data from the listening array as soon as possible after data retrieval. For details on POST's guiding policy on data sharing and management, please refer to the data management policy at
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (604) 659-3587
Email: Peggy.Tsang at
Contact Address:
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
P.O. Box 3232
City: Vancouver
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V6B 3X8
Country: Canada
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Distribution Media: Online
Email: jcpayne at
Chittenden CM, Melnychuk MC, Welch DW, McKinley RS. (2010) An investigation into the poor survival of an endangered coho salmon population. PLoS ONE. In press.

Jorgensen SJ, Reeb CA, Chapple TK, Anderson S, Perle C, et al. (2010) Philopatry and migration of Pacific white sharks. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 679-688. Manuscript here

Melnychuk MC, Walters CJ. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24