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Antarctic Fur Seal Populations on Heard Island Summer 1987-1988
Entry ID: AADC-00009

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Abstract: Abstract from ANARE Research Notes 72 The Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella has increased in numbers at Heard Island since the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) station was established in 1947. Increases have also been recorded at other breeding sites in the South Atlantic and South Indian Oceans this century, particularly at South Georgia.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -52.0   S: -53.0   E: 74.0   W: 73.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Goldsworthy, S.
Dataset Title: Antarctic Fur Seal Populations on Heard Island Summer 1987-1988
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Division
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-11-25
Stop Date: 1988-02-25
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start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality The study covered as many colonies of Heard Island as possible, and as frequently as possible. Isolated sites or those difficult to reach were visited on an opportunistic basis. Counts were made between 25 November 1987 and 25 February 1988. Most of the censuses were conducted by expeditioners based at Spit Bay, while fur seals at the north-western end of the island were counted by expeditioners ... View entire text
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=AADC-00009 when using these data.
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 6 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Email: goldsworthy.simon at saugov.sa.gov.au
Province or State: South Australia
Country: Australia
Goldsworthy, S.D. and Shaughnessy, P.D. (1989), Counts of the Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella and location of colonies at Heard Island in the 1987-88 summer., ANARE Research Notes, 72
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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