Dugong aerial survey Torres Strait, 1987

Sightings for dugongs in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys in November 1987.

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  • Description

    Sightings for dugongs in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys in November 1987.

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      Funding for these surveys was obtained from the following government agencies: - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), - Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM), - Australian Marine Mammal Centre (AMMC), - Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA), - Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA), - Marine and Tropical Sciences Research Facility (MTSRF), - National Environmental Research Program (NERP).

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      This dataset consists of maps (jpg) and additional metadata (pdf). Please contact Helene Marsh Helene.Marsh@jcu.edu.au for GIS data.

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  • Keywords
    • aerial survey
    • Dugong
    • Dugong dugon
    • Torres Strait
    • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
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  • Research themes
    Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
    FoR Codes (*)
    • 050206 - Environmental Monitoring (050206)
    • 050202 - Conservation and Biodiversity (050202)
    SEO Codes
    • 960902 - Coastal and Estuarine Land Management (960902)
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  • Start Date 1987/11/01
  • End Date 1987/11/30
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  • Locations
    • Torres Strait, Northern Queensland, Australia.
    Data Locations

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    Physical Location Dr Alana Grech, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia, Tel: +61 7 47815222
    Attachment Dugong aerials surveys Torres Strait, November 1987 maps.zip
    The Data Manager is: Alana Grech
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    Citation Grech, Alana; Marsh, Helene (2012): Dugong aerial survey Torres Strait, 1987. James Cook University.