Satellite tracking of female olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) nesting in the Wessel Islands, Northern Territory, 2005

Clive MacMahon, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania (UTAS)dvanced Studies, Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Dataset credit

OBIS and OBIS Australia

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Clive MacMahon Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania (UTAS)dvanced Studies, Charles Darwin University (CDU) N/A
Secondary contact Dave Watts CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Citation

Any users of IMOS data are required to clearly acknowledge the source of the material in the format: ""Data was sourced from the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) - IMOS is supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy and the Super Science Initiative."
Macmahon, C. 2020. Satellite tracking of female olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) nesting in the Wessel Islands, Northern Territory, 2005. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152604) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/fe40f69a-3539-48b8-9836-4ccb91a89e56)

Abstract

The movements, diving behaviour and thermal environment occupied by female olive ridley turtles Lepidochelys olivacea in northern Australia were determined through satellite telemetry, during the post-nesting migration. Satellite-relayed data loggers (SRDLs) were attached to the carapaces of 4 female olive ridley turtles nesting in the Wessel Islands of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia (Graham Island: 11° 45’ S, 135° 57’ E and Wunpirri Island: 11° 36’ S, 136° 05’ E)
Data downloaded from IMOS 14-June-2017 from https://portal.aodn.org.au/search?uuid=6bed374a-3e86-4bbb-b8d1-a6bf8e2fa183 and taxonomy matched to WoRMS.

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/fe40f69a-3539-48b8-9836-4ccb91a89e56
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=aodn_nt_sattag_oliveridley_location_data

References

Any users of IMOS data are required to clearly acknowledge the source of the material in the format: ""Data was sourced from the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) - IMOS is supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy and the Super Science Initiative."

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 ID103152604
Seabirds0
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles3,349
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total3,349
Date, Begin2005-05-06
Date, End2005-10-20
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-14.68 - -7.37
Longitude125.37 - 137.79
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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