Vietnam Sea Turtle Tracking Project
Marine Research Foundation - Marine Turtle Programme
Originating data center
Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT)
This project is being implemented by WWF Greater Mekong - Vietnam Country Programme in partnership with Con Dao National Park, IUCN, Ministry of Fisheries - Vietnam, with technical assistance from the Marine Research Foundation, in Sabah, Malaysia.
Pilcher N. 2016. Vietnam Sea Turtle Tracking Project. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/373) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT; http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?project_id=179).
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.
This project is part of a broad marine turtle research and conservation initiative in Vietnam undertaken by WWF Greater Mekong - Vietnam marine programme in partnership with IUCN Vietnam, TRAFFIC Indochina and the Ministry of Fisheries, and with full cooperation from Con Dao National Park. Funding for this project was provided by the Danish Embassy in Vietnam (DANIDA).
The broader project also includes components which address capacity-building for management and research, evaluation of MPA effectiveness with regard to marine turtles, and bycatch mitigation. This project will also be linked to a new comprehensive marine and coastal planning initiative at Con Dao, under UNDP and supported by GEF-DANIDA, with technical services provided by WWF.
As well, an educational programme will be initiated in Con Dao with CDNP, with a schools programme including Turtle Naming and Tracking Contest.
For more information on Con Dao National Park visit www.condaopark.com
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||0.62 - 15.83|
|Longitude||64.84 - 145.38|
|Coord. prec.||3 decimal digits|
|Data type||Telemetry location|
|Tracklines||YES (ID: 374)|
|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|