National Waterbirds Survey, Northern Territory, Australia (2008)

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. National Waterbirds Survey, Northern Territory, Australia (2008). Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152558) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/cfb33cb9-fa1e-427e-9fb4-9e41080d2aac)

Abstract

The project will develop national methodologies, guidelines and assessment protocols to measure conservation value and success of environmental water delivery to water dependent ecosystems using waterbirds. The project will be delivered across Australia by the University of NSW with state and territory agencies. One of the projects objectives is to establish a publicly accessible national database of waterbird data (including national survey protocols, survey results, QA/QC documentation, and data interpretation guidelines.

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/cfb33cb9-fa1e-427e-9fb4-9e41080d2aac
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=national_waterbird_survey

References

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 ID103152558
Seabirds304
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total304
Date, Begin2008-09-30
Date, End2008-11-20
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude-20.60 - -11.18
Longitude122.20 - 145.37
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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