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Gridded abundance maps of marine birds from the North Sea
Citation
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ); Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ); (2015):Gridded abundance maps of marine birds from the North Sea; European Marine Observation Data Network (EMODnet) Biology project (www.emodnet-biology.eu), funded by the European Commission’s Directorate - General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE).
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Data products

Description
Gridded abundance maps of marine birds from the North Sea. All the bird species of this dataset are indicator species for Descriptor 1 Biodiversity of the MSFD for the North East Atlantic. This product was developed with DIVA (Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis). Data was provided by JNCC (Joint Nature Conservation Committee): Dunn, T. 2012. JNCC seabird distribution and abundance data (all trips) from ESAS database. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/427).

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Birds
Keywords:
Marine, ANE, North Sea, Alca torda, Fulmarus glacialis, Larus argentatus, Morus bassanus, Rissa tridactyla, Somateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758), Stercorarius skua, Thalasseus sandvicensis

Geographical coverage
ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1979 - 2010

Taxonomic coverage
Alca torda Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Fulmarus glacialis (Linnaeus, 1761) [WoRMS]
Larus argentatus Pontoppidan, 1763 [WoRMS]
Morus bassanus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Rissa tridactyla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Somateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Stercorarius skua (Brunnich, 1764) [WoRMS]
Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787 [WoRMS]

Contributors
Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee (NIOZ), moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creator

Related datasets
Other relation:
European seabirds at sea - JNCC all trips, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data products
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-10-07
Information last updated: 2016-10-18
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