Penguin ticks sampling locations in the Falkland Islands, 2014.

The data sets contain geographic coordinates (points) of the locations where ticks from king, gentoo and magellanic penguins were collected. All locations are in the Falkland Islands.

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Last Updated December 21, 2020, 10:00 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:20 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 2014-01-18
Temporal Extent End 2014-01-30
Dataset Reference Date 2014
Lineage Ticks were collected from under rocks in proximities of colonies of gentoo, king and magellanic penguins in various locations in the Falkland Islands. The file contain the locations of where the ticks have been collected. Garmin GPS was used to identify the locations. Ticks will be analysed in lab to understand the connectivity of penguin ticks across their circumpolar range. The outcomes from this analysis will be part of a PhD work in progress and delivered in two years.
West Longitude -59.465
South Latitude -51.609
East Longitude -57.832
North Latitude -51.308
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Restricted, send data request to data owner
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Resource Reference Please acknowledge data source as: Moon K. copyright (2014)
Data Format csv
Update Frequency not planned
Accuracy approximately 5 metres
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2015-04-13
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-ANU-193

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