Ornithological observations in the southeast of the North Sea between June 1971 and January 1972

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ)

Dataset credit

OBIS and EurOBIS

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ) N/A
Secondary contact EurOBIS Data Management Team Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Secondary contact Claude Joiris Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek (VUB-ECOL)
Secondary contact Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek (VUB-ECOL) N/A

Citation

Joiris C.; Laboratorium voor Ekologie en Systematiek. VUB: Belgium; (2016): Ornithological observations in the southeast of the North Sea between June 1971 and January 1972. https://doi.org/10.14284/136
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ). 2020. Ornithological observations in the southeast of the North Sea between June 1971 and January 1972. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152588) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/f0fe4815-0d3d-4035-936a-28dc1f097135)

Abstract

Counts of marine bird species observed during three oceanographic cruises in the South-eastern part of the North Sea on board of the A962 "Mechelen" between June 1971 and January 1972. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Joiris, C. (1972). Observations ornithologiques réalisées dans le sud-est de la Mer du Nord entre juin 1971 et janvier 1972: 1. Oiseaux marins.
A total of 82 h (in 41 days) was spent watching birds during three oceanographic cruises (June-July 1971, August-September 1971 and January 1972 in the South-eastern part of the North Sea.

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/f0fe4815-0d3d-4035-936a-28dc1f097135
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.vliz.be/eurobis/resource?r=ornithological_observations_in_the_southeast_of_the_north_sea_between_june_1971_and_january_1972

References

Joiris C.; Laboratorium voor Ekologie en Systematiek. VUB: Belgium; (2016): Ornithological observations in the southeast of the North Sea between June 1971 and January 1972. https://doi.org/10.14284/136

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 ID103152588
Seabirds238
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total238
Date, Begin1971-06-24
Date, End1972-01-17
Temporal prec.111000
Latitude51.09 - 52.63
Longitude1.63 - 4.39
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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