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Dugong aerial survey (dugongs) Moreton Bay, October 1999

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Title
Dugong aerial survey (dugongs) Moreton Bay, October 1999
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2012-02-01
Date Record Modified
2017-12-22
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
1999-10-01 to 1999-10-31
Time Period
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Geospatial Location
  • Moreton Bay, Southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: brief

    Sightings for dugongs, in Moreton Bay area during the dugong aerials surveys in October 1999.

  2. Type: full

    In response to an outbreak of the potentially toxic algae Lyngbya over the eastern banks of Moreton Bay in March 2000, a series of aerial surveys was planned to asses the effects of future outbreaks on the distribution and abundance of dugongs and other megafauna in Moreton Bay.

  3. Type: note

    Please contact Helene Marsh Helene.Marsh@jcu.edu.au for GIS data. 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).

  4. Type: note

    This dataset contains maps and reports.

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People
Creators
  1. Managed by: Dr Alana Grech , ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  2. Aggregated by: Prof Helene Marsh , School of Earth & Environmental Sciences
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. 050202 - Conservation and Biodiversity (050202) (050202)
  2. 050206 - Environmental Monitoring (050206) (050206)
Socio-Economic Objective
  1. 960902 - Coastal and Estuarine Land Management (960902) (960902)
Keywords
  1. marine biology
  2. ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  3. marine mammal
  4. dugong dugon
  5. dugong
  6. aerial survey
  7. abundance
  8. distribution
  9. Great Barrier Reef
  10. Moreton Bay
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 (dugongs) Moreton Bay, October 1999, 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:
Grech, Alana.; Marsh, Helene. (2012). Dugong aerial survey (dugongs) Moreton Bay, October 1999. James Cook University. (dataset). jcu.edu.au/tdh/collection/f02c35ca-3515-4936-832d-071b839319ef