Sunshine Coast Council Turtle Tracking
GHD, Xstrata and DERM nesting flatback monitoring
Originating data center
Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT)
The Matilda project is a partnership between TurtleCare Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast Regional Council and Queeensland's Department of Environment and Resource Management.
DERM D. 2016. Sunshine Coast Council Turtle Tracking. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/815) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT; http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?project_id=696).
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.
Matilda is a female Loggerhead turtle who was tagged and fitted with a tracker when she came up on Shelly Beach for what was probably her third nest of the season.
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||-39.67 - -20.72|
|Longitude||148.97 - 176.88|
|Coord. prec.||3 decimal digits|
|Data type||Telemetry location|
|Tracklines||YES (ID: 816)|
|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|