Dataset landingpage: MarineBasis Nuuk - Seabirds - Seabird species counts (individuals/colony)

Dataset specification

  • Title: MarineBasis Nuuk - Seabirds - Seabird species counts (individuals/colony)
  • Description: Seabird species counts (individuals/colony) Seabirds:Seabirds MarineBasis Nuuk:The MarineBasis programme collects physical, chemical and biological data from the Greenland coastal zone. Work is focused around three fjord systems, all influenced by glaciers connected to the Greenland Ice Sheet.
  • DOI: 10.17897/WKFK-SS31 -
  • Location/site: Nuuk - -51.38, 64.13 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2006-06-07 - 2021-07-01

Data originator, license and how to download the dataset

The dataset is a product of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring program (GEM): It is free and open data, licensed with terms of use under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license: When downloading you will automatically get a terms of use document, describing how to cite the data and other important information.

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Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description Date Date Date Observation date ColonyNo Number Number Colony identifier, internal numbering system Colony name Text Text Latitude Number Number Latitude, decimal degrees, WGS84 Longitude Number Number Longitude, decimal degrees, WGS84 SpeciesCode Text Text Species identifier, internal code system Latin Text Text Species latin name English Text Text Species english name MinNumbers Number Number -1: species observed but not counted MaxNumbers Number Number Unit Text Text Unit code of count. I: Individuals, P: Pairs, AON: Adults on nests, N: Nests SurveyQuality Text Text L: Low, M: Medium, H: High SurveyMethod Text Text DIR: Direct count on site, Photo: Count from photography Remark to survey Text Text