Whale photo-identification data, 2019 to 2021

Excel spreadsheet containing the sighting reference number, date, and number of images taken for all whale photo-identification encounters during boat work from 2019 to 2021. Corresponding images (Canon RAW format) are filed according to this reference number on server and on portable hard drives. Compiled photo-identification catalogue available at FC (still underway at time of submitting this metadata) and summarised in open access Project Technical Report due on 31 Jan 2022.

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Last Updated October 29, 2021, 06:47 (PDT)
Created October 29, 2021, 06:47 (PDT)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 2019-01-25
Temporal Extent End 2021-06-16
Dataset Reference Date 2021-10-29
Lineage Images taken in the field with Canon DSLR cameras and 100-400 mm lens. Quality control process for photo-identification is outlined in the open access report: Weir, C.R. (2017). Developing a site-based conservation approach for sei whales Balaenoptera borealis at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands. Falklands Conservation report. Version 1.0, September 2017. 115 pp.
West Longitude -59.7
South Latitude -51.84
East Longitude -57.6
North Latitude -51.39
Spatial Reference System WGS84
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Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
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Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Restricted, but open subject to limitations and prior agreement with responsible organisation. Copyright must be cited
Resource Reference Copyright: (c) Falklands Conservation
Data Format excel
Update Frequency continual
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2021-10-29
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
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