IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute
 

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

IMIS

Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ] Printer-friendly version

Seabirds of the Southern and South Indian Ocean

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

Description
This dataset comprises data on the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean since 1980/81.
Approximately 150000 observations of 26 main species were made from the 1980/81 to 2005/06 seasons. A subset is served by SCAR-MarBIN (ca. 90,000 records).
This work was completed as part of ASAC project 2208 (ASAC 2208).

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Birds
Keywords:
Marine, Marine birds, ISW, Indian Ocean, PS, Southern Ocean, Aves

Geographical coverage
ISW, Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]
PS, Southern Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1981 - 2005

Taxonomic coverage
Aves [WoRMS]

Parameters
Count, Physicochemical environmental variables, Presence of biota

Contributors
Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), moredata managerdatabase developer

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


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-16
Information last updated: 2015-08-28
All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy