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Argos PTT Tracking Database
Citation
Morrissy, J. and Watts, D. (2003) Argos PTT Tracking Database, Australian Antarctic Data Centre - SnoWhite Metadata (http://www.aad.gov.au/default.asp?casid=3802)
Contact: Watts, Dave

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
ARGOS Satellite Tracking of animals more

Various species have been tracked using ARGOS PTT trackers since the early 1990's. These include Emperor, King and Adelie pengiuns, Light-mantled Sooty, Grey-headed and Black-browed albatrosses, Antarctic and Australian fur seals, Southern Elephant Seal and Blue and Humpback whales. Note that not all data for any species or locations is or will be exposed to OBIS. Geographic coverage is from Heard Island to the west and Macquarie Island to the east and several islands near the southern end of Chile. The data has been filtered to remove most but not all erroneous positions.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Birds, Biology > Mammals
Keywords:
Marine, Antarctica

Geographical coverage
Antarctica [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1994 - 2001
Daily

Contributors
Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), moredata manager

Related datasets
Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-12-19
Information last updated: 2015-01-23
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