Dugong aerials surveys (dugongs, cetaceans, turtles) Torres Strait, November to December 1991

Sightings for dugongs, cetaceans and turtles in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys between November and December 1991.

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    Data Publication title Dugong aerials surveys (dugongs, cetaceans, turtles) Torres Strait, November to December 1991
  • Description

    Sightings for dugongs, cetaceans and turtles in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys between November and December 1991.

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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 abundance and transect maps (jpg), additional metadata (pdf) and a report (pdf). Please contact Helene Marsh Helene.Marsh@jcu.edu.au for GIS data.

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  • Data type dataset
  • Keywords
    • aerial survey
    • abundance
    • marine mammal
    • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  • Funding source
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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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    Temporal (time) coverage
  • Start Date 1991/11/01
  • End Date 1991/12/31
  • Time Period
    Spatial (location) coverage
  • Locations
    • Torres Strait, Northern Queensland, Australia.
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    Citation Grech, Alana; Marsh, Helene (2012): Dugong aerials surveys (dugongs, cetaceans, turtles) Torres Strait, November to December 1991. James Cook University.