European Seabirds at Sea (ESAS) bird…

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Summary

Full Title

European Seabirds at Sea (ESAS) bird sightings from 1980 to 2003.

Description

Records of birds encountered during ESAS surveys in NE Atlantic from 1980 to 2003.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1979 - Jan 1, 2003

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Administrative contact
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus Waterford County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Originator
Tim Dunn, European Seabirds at Sea
Joint Nature Conservation Committee JNCC,Inverdee House,Baxter Stree,Aberdeen,AB11 1QA, Scotland

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National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Dec 2, 2011

Registration Date

Mar 20, 2012

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: bird, bony fish (Actinopterygii), cartilagenous fish (Chondricht, marine mammal, reptile.

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Description

Northeast Atlantic

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Geographic Coverage

Northeast Atlantic

Methodology

Quality control

Data recorded by research institutions, universities and the JNCC.

Method Steps

  1. Ship and aircraft based survey using ESAS full strip transect method with snapshot method for flying birds and scan data.