Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia
iOBIS and AfrOBIS
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).
Halpin, P.N., A.J. Read, E. Fujioka, B.D. Best, B. Donnelly, L.J. Hazen, C. Kot, K. Urian, E. LaBrecque, A. Dimatteo, J. Cleary, C. Good, L.B. Crowder, and K.D. Hyrenbach. 2009. OBIS-SEAMAP: The world data center for marine mammal, sea bird, and sea turtle distributions. Oceanography. 22(2):104-115.
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.
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
. . 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 described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
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
|Rays and sharks||0|
|Latitude||-27.67 - -17.25|
|Longitude||11.75 - 15.52|
|Coord. prec.||4 decimal digits|
|Data type||Animal sighting|
|Sharing policy||CC-BY (All)|
|Also availalbe from||None|
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