Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31

Dave Watts, Australian Antarctic Division; Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Dataset credit

OBIS and OBIS Secretariat

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Dave Watts Australian Antarctic Division; Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Secondary contact OBIS Secretariat Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
Secondary contact Australian Antarctic Division Australian Antarctic Data Centre (AAD)

Citation

Johnston TH. (2000) Whale and Seal Observations 1929-31 and 1930-31 Pp 30-65. in Shaughnessy, P.D. (ed.) 2000 Antarctic seals, whales and dolphins of the early twentieth century: Marine mammals of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (AAE) and the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31 (BANZARE), ANARE Reports 142, 172pp. See Metadata record http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=AMD/AU/ASAC_140.

Contact Dave Watts for details on citation details.

Watts, D. 2020. Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150599) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/6e8bfa14-eabf-4295-8e56-cbf851edd391)

Abstract

Observations of whales collated from the logs of the two British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 19-Oct-1929 to 1-April-1930 and 22-Nov-1930 to 19-Mar-1931. Covers six whale species - Blue, Fin, Sei, Minke, Orca and Humpback. Any whale observations which were not identified at the species level have been excluded from this collection.

Original data obtained from http://data.aad.gov.au/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2009-01-27. 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: 144) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

This dataset was downloaded from OBIS (https://obis.org/). The records for only marine mammals, seabirds, sea turtles and rays and sharks were extracted. Records with no longitude/latitude or no date (eventDate) were excluded.
OBIS dataset page:
https://obis.org/dataset/6e8bfa14-eabf-4295-8e56-cbf851edd391
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.obis.org/nonode/resource?r=banzare_whales

References

Johnston TH. (2000) Whale and Seal Observations 1929-31 and 1930-31 Pp 30-65. in Shaughnessy, P.D. (ed.) 2000 Antarctic seals, whales and dolphins of the early twentieth century: Marine mammals of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (AAE) and the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31 (BANZARE), ANARE Reports 142, 172pp. See Metadata record http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=AMD/AU/ASAC_140.

Contact Dave Watts for details on citation details.

Watts, D. 2020. Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150599) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/6e8bfa14-eabf-4295-8e56-cbf851edd391)
Watts, D. 2020. Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150599) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/6e8bfa14-eabf-4295-8e56-cbf851edd391)
Watts, D. 2020. Whale Observations from the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Reaserch Expedition (BANZARE) voyages 1929-30 and 1930-31. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103150599) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/6e8bfa14-eabf-4295-8e56-cbf851edd391)

Attributes

Overview

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 described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
All attributes are included in the downloadable file (CSV or ESRI File Geodatabase) for "Complete Set of Dataset".

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidInternal ID
idRecord ID
dataset_idDataset ID
scientificnameScientific name
vernacularnameVernacular name
aphiaidAphia ID
taxonranktaxononic rank
individualcountGroup size / individual count
eventdateEvent date (precision varies)
eventtimeEvent time
decimallatitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimallongitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
coordinateprecisionCoordinate precision
catalognumberCatalog number
collectioncodeCollection code
occurrencestatusOccurrence status
basisofrecordBasis of record (HumanObservation / MachineObservation)
modifiedDate/time the record was modified
node_idNode ID
occurrenceidOccurrence ID
occurrenceremarksOccurrence remarks
eventidEvent ID
institutioncodeInstitution code
lifestageLife stage
sexGender of the animal if known
speciesSpecies by provider
datasetidDataset ID by provider
countryCountry
localityLocation of ocean
waterbodyDetails of ocean
droppedFlag indicating the record was dropped (always false)
absenceFlag indicating the record represents the absence of the species (always false)
marineFlag indicating the record is for marine life (always true)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103150599
Seabirds0
Marine mammals144
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total144
Date, Begin1929-10-21
Date, End1931-03-10
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude-66.98 - -36.95
Longitude19.67 - 177.00
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2020-06-30
Updated2021-02-05
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also available in None
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