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Sargasso 2004 - Seabirds

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Description
Data of marine birds and mammals surveyed in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean, during the summer of 2004. more

The Sargasso Sea cruise surveyed marine birds and mammals in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean, during the summer of 2004. This survey onboard the Valiant 40 ocean-going research vessel Balaena, consisted of two survey legs: a sail from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Beaufort, North Carolina (May 5 - 27), and a round trip from Beaufort, North Carolina to offshore waters north of the Bahamas (June 2 - 22). Seabirds were surveyed during the second leg of this cruise by Lesley Thorne, a graduate student from the Duke University Marine Laboratory. Purpose The seabird survey data summarize the distribution and abundance of marine birds during the Sargasso Sea cruise.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Birds
Keywords:
Marine, A, North Atlantic, Aves

Geographical coverage
A, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1 June 2004 - 21 June 2004

Taxonomic coverage
Aves [WoRMS]

Contributors
Dalhousie University, moredata owner Duke University; Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences; Marine Laboratory, more

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-22
Information last updated: 2012-11-22
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