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Macquarie Island Penguin Colonies, 1911-1980
Entry ID: Macca_Penguins_1911-1980


Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains information on the distribution of Penguins and their breeding colonies in the Australian Antarctic sector, as of 1983. It forms Australia's contribution to the International Survey of Antarctic Seabirds (ISAS). The results are listed in the documentation. These include counts of chicks, adults and nests, as well as colony distribution maps. The survey includes Emperor ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.48   S: -54.78   E: 158.96   W: 158.77

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Horne, R.
Dataset Title: Macquarie Island Penguin Colonies, 1911-1980
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2003-11-27
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/Macca_Penguins_1911-1980
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1911-01-01
Stop Date: 1980-08-08
Quality The dataset includes all known AAT and sub-Antarctic island data, up to 1983.

This dataset is a collation of all published and unpublished data concerning the distribution and abundance of all penguin species breeding within the Australian Antarctic Territory and the sub-Antarctic Islands Heard Island, McDonald Islands and Macquarie Islands.
Access Constraints Images of the maps are publicly available for download from the provided URL.

Observation and count data have been incorporated into the Australian Antarctic Data Centre's Biodiversity Database (see the provided URL).
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=Macca_Pe... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 130 KB
Distribution Format: jpg
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Budd, G.M. (1961), The biotopes of Emperor Penguin Rookeries, Emu, 61, 171-189
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-11-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-01-25


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