Dataset landingpage: BioBasis Zackenberg - Mammals - Arctic hare abundance

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Zackenberg - Mammals - Arctic hare abundance
  • Description: Data on arctic hare numbers within the designated hare 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/BCWF-K310 - https://doi.org/10.17897/BCWF-K310
  • Location/site: Hare census area - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2000-08-05 - 2019-09-10

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/BCWF-K310

Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Date Date YYYY-MM-DD Date Date of census
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Easting Easting M Number Position UTM 27X East
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Northing Northing M Number Position UTM 27X North
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Start_hour Start_hour Hour Time Start hour of the census (UTC)
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=End_hour End_hour Hour Time End hour of the census (UTC)
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Field_remarks Field_remarks Text Text Remarks from the field observer
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=General_remarks General_remarks Text Text General remarks to the census
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Group_ID Group_ID Number Number Field group ID number
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Group_size Group_size Number Number Number of arctic hares in group
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&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/BCWF-K310&column=Min_visibility Min_visibility Km Number The minimum visibility (Km); 99 indicates unlimited
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Max_visibility Max_visibility Km Number The maximum visibility (Km); 99 indicates unlimited
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/BCWF-K310&column=Observer Observer Text Text Name of field observer(s)