Dataset landingpage: BioBasis Zackenberg - Birds - Bird breeding phenology, nests

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Zackenberg - Birds - Bird breeding phenology, nests
  • Description: Data on nest phenology of breeding birds. For further details, please refer to the newest BioBasis manual available at the website. Birds:Birds BioBasis Zackenberg:The BioBasis programme monitors the dynamics of organisms and biological processes in the terrestrial and limnic ecosystems at Zackenberg and Nuuk. The BioBasis programme plays a central role in the development and implementation of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP) http://www.caff.is/monitoring across the Arctic.
  • DOI: 10.17897/5S51-HE52 - https://doi.org/10.17897/5S51-HE52
  • Location/site: Bird census area - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: -

Data originator, license and how to download the dataset

The dataset is a product of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring program (GEM): https://grid.ac/institutes/grid.507580.f. It is free and open data, licensed with terms of use under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ When downloading you will automatically get a terms of use document, describing how to cite the data and other important information.

Download the dataset via this link (registration needed): http://data.g-e-m.dk/log-in/data-tables?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52

Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Date Date Number Number Year of investigation
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Species Species Text Text Scientific species name
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=NestID NestID Text Text Nest ID
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Easting Easting M Number Position UTM 27X East
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Northing Northing M Number Position UTM 27X North
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Accuracy Accuracy Number Number This code signifies with which method the 1st egg date and hatch date were found. 9999-01-01 indicates no date available.
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=EggsLaid EggsLaid Number Number The number of eggs laid in this nest
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=PulliHatched PulliHatched Number Number The number of chicks hatched in this nest
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Remarks Remarks Text Text Remarks
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=FirstEggDate FirstEggDate YYYY-MM-DD Date The day the first egg was laid; found rarely by observation, or by calculating it from the incubational stage of the egg. This stage is found by the flotation. 9999-01-01 indicates no date available.method. None available dates have been given 9999-01-01, and should be ignored. 9999-01-01 indicates no date available.
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=HatchingDate HatchingDate YYYY-MM-DD Date The day the first (or more) chick is hatched, either from direct observation or calcualted from the 1st egg date. 9999-01-01 indicates no date available.
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Year Year yyyy Date Year of investigation
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Controller Controller Text Text Name of controller, responsible for data validation and summarizing.
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/5S51-HE52&column=Fate Fate Text Text Describes whether the clutch from a nest was successful (Hatching) or unsuccessful (Predation, Desertion, Flooding, Trampling or unknown; the latter often supplemented with suggestions of the fate in Remarks).