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Dugong aerial survey (cetacean, dugong and turtle) Northern Great Barrier Reef, 1985 April to November

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Title
Dugong aerial survey (cetacean, dugong and turtle) Northern Great Barrier Reef, 1985 April to November
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2011-11-17
Date Record Modified
2017-12-22
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
1985-04-01 to 1985-11-30
Time Period
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Geospatial Location
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: brief

    Sighting for dugong, cetacean and turtle species in the Northern Great Barrier Reef area during the dugong aerials surveys in April 1985.

  2. Type: note

    GIS data can be obtained by contacting Helene Marsh Helene.Marsh@jcu.edu.au 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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People
Creators
  1. Managed by: Dr Alana Grech , ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (7351)
  2. Aggregated by: Prof Helene Marsh , School of Earth & Environmental Sciences (6630)
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. 960903 - Coastal and Estuarine Water Management (960903) (960903)
Keywords
  1. Great Barrier Reef
  2. abundance
  3. turtle
  4. aerial surveys
  5. ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  6. marine biology
  7. Dugong dugon
  8. marine mammal
  9. distribution
  10. cetacean
  11. dugong
  12. Northern Great Barrier Reef
  13. dolphin
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 (cetacean, dugong and turtle) Northern Great Barrier Reef, 1985 April November 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. (2011). Dugong aerial survey (cetacean, dugong and turtle) Northern Great Barrier Reef, 1985 April to November. James Cook University. (dataset). jcu.edu.au/tdh/collection/c2053264-8e85-484e-a6aa-057cbd6f63f5