Barrow Island Flatback Turtle Tracking 2011-2012
West Australian Sea Turtle Satellite Tracking Project
Originating data center
Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT)
Chevron Gorgon Project
Pendoley Environmental Pty Ltd
Pendoley K. 2016. Barrow Island Flatback Turtle Tracking 2011-2012. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1432) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT; http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?project_id=695).
Coyne, M. S., and B. J. Godley. 2005. Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT): an integrated system for archiving, analyzing and mapping animal tracking data. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Vol. 301: 1-7.
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.
Flatback turtles are being tracked from Barrow Island as part of the environmental investigations underpinning Chevron's Gorgon LNG project based on the island. The first turtles to be satellite tracked in Western Australia were released from Barrow Island in 2005 and since 2006 flatback turtles have been tracked annually from Barrow.
All proceeds from the adoption program for these animals are being donated to seaturtle.org
Visit STAT's project page for additional information.
Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.
Attributes in dataset provided
|Rays and sharks||0|
|Latitude||-32.02 - -13.78|
|Longitude||115.32 - 136.20|
|Coord. prec.||3 decimal digits|
|Data type||Telemetry location|
|Tracklines||YES (ID: 1433)|
|Contr. through||Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool|
|Sharing policy||Permission required|
|Also availalbe from||None|
|See metadata in static HTML|
|See metadata in FGDC XML|
|See download history / statistics|