NT Alligator Rivers Region Aerial Survey Raw Bird Count, Northern Territory, Australia (1981 - 1984)

Chris Moeseneder, CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Dataset credit

OBIS and OBIS Australia

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Chris Moeseneder CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Citation

Moeseneder, C. 2020. NT Alligator Rivers Region Aerial Survey Raw Bird Count, Northern Territory, Australia (1981 - 1984). Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152345) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/09af1850-4be0-4840-8cac-b7088d3cd4ec)
Moeseneder, C. 2020. NT Alligator Rivers Region Aerial Survey Raw Bird Count, Northern Territory, Australia (1981 - 1984). Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152345) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/09af1850-4be0-4840-8cac-b7088d3cd4ec)

Abstract

Quantitative waterbird surveys over seasonal wetlands of the Alligator Rivers Region (ARR) of the NT, provided by the Supervising Scientist Division (SSD) of the Commonwealth Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA). Systematic aerial survey, conducted monthly from June 1981 to August 1984. Environmental information on dominant cover types is also included (Wet Plain, Dry Plain, Wet Melaleuca, Dry Melaleuca, Open Water, Dry Woodland, Mud).

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/09af1850-4be0-4840-8cac-b7088d3cd4ec
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=acef_nt_alligator_bird_survey

References

Moeseneder, C. 2020. NT Alligator Rivers Region Aerial Survey Raw Bird Count, Northern Territory, Australia (1981 - 1984). Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152345) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/09af1850-4be0-4840-8cac-b7088d3cd4ec)

Attributes

Overview

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 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 ID103152345
Seabirds215
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total215
Date, Begin1981-06-15
Date, End1984-08-15
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude-12.36 - -12.26
Longitude132.80 - 132.86
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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