British Antarctic Survey Argos satellite tracking data
SCAR-MarBIN

Dataset credit

iOBIS and SCAR-MarBIN

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Helen Peat

Citation

Peat, H. 2011. British Antarctic Survey Argos satellite tracking data. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152294) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from iOBIS (http:www.iobis.org).

Abstract

Location information derived from ARGOS PTT tracking devices deployed on higher predators by British Antarctic Survey scientists since 1990

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://w2.scarmarbin.be/digir2/digir.php and registered into iOBIS on 2010-12-07. 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: 53176) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

Data on iOBIS. 2010. http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=2294. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/. obtained on 2010-12-12.

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 ID103152294
Seabirds35,808
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total35,808
Date, Begin1990-08-25
Date, End2004-03-24
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-70.04 - -24.32
Longitude-145.52 - 99.70
Coord. prec.3 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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