Dataset landingpage: BioBasis Zackenberg - Mammals - Muskox abundance

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Zackenberg - Mammals - Muskox abundance
  • Description: Weekly data on the sex and age composition of muskox herds within the designated muskox census area. For further details, please refer to the newest BioBasis manual available at the website. Mammals:Mammals 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: 10.17897/8CFY-P558 - https://doi.org/10.17897/8CFY-P558
  • Location/site: Muskox census area - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 1996-06-09 - 2019-09-06

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=10.17897/8CFY-P558

Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Date Date YYYY-MM-DD Date Date of census
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Easting Easting M Number Position UTM 27X East
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Northing Northing M Number Position UTM 27X North
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Herd_ID Herd_ID Number Number Field herd ID number
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Herd_size Herd_size Number Number Number of muskoxen in herd
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=M4Plus M4Plus Number Number Number of male muskoxen in herd aged 4 years or more
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=M3 M3 Number Number Number of male muskoxen in herd aged 3 years
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=M2 M2 Number Number Number of male muskoxen in herd aged 2 years
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=M1 M1 Number Number Number of male yearling muskoxen in herd
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=F4Plus F4Plus Number Number Number of female muskoxen in herd aged 4 years or more
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=F3 F3 Number Number Number of female muskoxen in herd aged 3 years
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=F2 F2 Number Number Number of female muskoxen in herd aged 2 years
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=F1 F1 Number Number Number of female yearling muskoxen in herd
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Unspec_ad Unspec_ad Number Number Number of unspecified adult muskoxen in herd
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Unspec_1 Unspec_1 Number Number Number of unspecified yearling muskoxen in herd
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Calf Calf Number Number Number of calves in herd
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Field_remarks Field_remarks Text Text Remarks from the field observer
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Start_hour Start_hour Hour Time Start hour of the census (UTC)
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=End_hour End_hour Hour Time End hour of the census (UTC)
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Cloud_cover Cloud_cover X/8 Number The estimated cloud cover (in x/8)
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Min_vis Min_vis Km Number The minimum visibility (Km); 99 indicates unlimited
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Max_vis Max_vis Km Number The maximum visibility (Km); 99 indicates unlimited
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Census_area Census_area Text Text Description of area was censused
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=KM2 KM2 Km2 Number Area of area censused (Km2)
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=General_remarks General_remarks Text Text General remarks to the census
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Observer Observer Text Text Name of field observer(s)
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/8CFY-P558&column=Yearling Yearling Number Number Number of unspecified yearling muskoxen in herd