Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia
AfrOBIS

Dataset credit

iOBIS and AfrOBIS

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Anja van der Plas

Citation

van der Plas, A. 2011. Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103151509) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from iOBIS (http:www.iobis.org).

Abstract

The BCLME Programme is designed to improve the structures and capacities of Namibia, Angola and South Africa to deal with the environmental problems that occur across the national boundaries, in order that the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem may be managed as a whole. This is a dataset of seals, birds, fish, invertebrates, lichens and plants that were extracted from the literature for Namibia's section of the BCLME programme. It currently comprises 338 records.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://fred.csir.co.za:8000/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2009-11-30. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 488) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia.
Data on iOBIS. 2009. http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=1509. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://www.iobis.org/. obtained on 2009-12-15.

Attributes

Overview

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
Only minimum required attributes are visible and downlodable online. Other attributes may be obtained upon provider's permission unless otherwise noted below.

The attributes of this dataset are compatible with the OBIS Schema, then reformatted to the OBIS-SEAMAP schema. If you would like to get the data in the OBIS Schema, please visit iOBIS Portal.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103151509
Seabirds91
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species-15
Total91
Date, Begin
Date, End
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-27.67 - -17.25
Longitude11.75 - 15.52
Coord. prec.4 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from None
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