Platform Transmitter Terminal (PTT), Global Positioning System (GPS) and (GLS) data on magellanic penguins from the Falkland Islands

The dataset is a csv file and comprises of a composite of GPS, PTT and GLS data for magellanic penguins tracked between 1999 and 2015 by various researchers. Birds were tracked in the context of the GAP project between 2014 and 2015.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Last Updated December 21, 2020, 10:11 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:26 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 1999-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2015-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2015
Lineage The csv file lists geographic coordinates from GLS and PTT tags deployed on magellanic penguins at various locations between 1999 to 2015. Note that the data in the csv file belong to several researchers and that all the tracking data have been submitted to Birdlife International. These data are availale on request through Birdlife.
West Longitude 49082.4155839134
South Latitude 3768089.13876042
East Longitude 822864.470834855
North Latitude 4710903.01223915
Spatial Reference System UTM 21S 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 custodian
Use Constraints Restricted, but open subject to limitations and prior agreement with responsible organisation. Copyright must be cited
Data Format csv
Update Frequency not planned
Accuracy GLS data 180 km, GPS data < 50 m and PTT various kilometres
Resource Type Dataseries
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2019-09-19
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-SAERI-591

Dataset extent

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