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Dugong aerial survey (dugongs, turtles, cetaceans) Moreton Bay, December 2000

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Title
Dugong aerial survey (dugongs, turtles, cetaceans) Moreton Bay, December 2000
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2012-12-13
Date Record Modified
2012-02-01
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
2000-01-01 to 2003-01-01
Time Period
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Geospatial Location
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: brief

    Sightings for dugongs, cetaceans and turtles in Moreton Bay area during the dugong aerials surveys in December 2000.

  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: brief

    This dataset contains maps and report.

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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
  3. Aggregated by: Dr Ivan Lawler , School of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Primary Contact
Dr Alana Grech, alana.grech@jcu.edu.au
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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. marine biology
  2. moreton bay
  3. great barrier reef
  4. marine mammals
  5. dugong dugon
  6. dugong
  7. cetacean
  8. marine turtle
  9. abundance
  10. distribution
  11. 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
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Data
Data Location
Online Locations
Attachments
  1. Dugong aerial survey (dugongs, turtles, cetaceans) Moreton Bay, December 2000, 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.; Lawler, Ivan. (2012). Dugong aerial survey (dugongs, turtles, cetaceans) Moreton Bay, December 2000. James Cook University. [Data files] jcu.edu.au/tdh/collection/215e0e44-dbca-4f37-9ab7-a76898576073