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Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2006

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Title
Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2006
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2012-03-28
Date Record Modified
2012-12-13
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
2006-01-01
Time Period
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Geospatial Location
  • Torres Strait, Northern Queensland, Australia.
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: brief

    Sighting for dugongs, cetaceans, turtles in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys in November 2006.

  2. Type: note

    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).

  3. Type: note

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

Related Publications
  1. Condition, status and trends and projected futures of the dugong in the Northern Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait
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Related Data
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Related Services
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Technical metadata
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People
Creators
  1. Aggregated by: Prof Helene Marsh , School of Earth & Environmental Sciences
  2. Managed by: Dr Alana Grech , ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
Primary Contact
Dr Alana Grech, alana.grech@jcu.edu.au
Supervisors
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Collaborators
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Subject
Fields of Research
  1. 050206 - Environmental Monitoring (050206) (050206)
  2. 050202 - Conservation and Biodiversity (050202) (050202)
Socio-Economic Objective
  1. 960902 - Coastal and Estuarine Land Management (960902) (960902)
Keywords
  1. dugong dugon
  2. marine turtle
  3. aerial survey
Research Activity
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Research Themes
Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
Rights
License
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License - Other
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Access Rights/Conditions
Open Access . If the data is not available via the provided link, please contact an associated party (preferrably the Manager as specified) for access.
Type
open
Rights
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Data
Data Location
Online Locations
Attachments
  1. Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2006 maps and report.zip (Data File, Public)
Stored At
Dr Alana Grech, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia, Tel: +61 7 47815222
Citation
Cite:
Marsh, Helene.; Grech, Alana. (2012). Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2006. James Cook University. [Data files] jcu.edu.au/tdh/collection/cae369ec-1e57-4c2d-a418-f47cf73c4678