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 - https://doi.org/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): 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/WKFK-SS31

Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=Date Date Date Date Observation date
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=ColonyNo ColonyNo Number Number Colony identifier, internal numbering system
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=Colony+name Colony name Text Text
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=Latitude Latitude Number Number Latitude, decimal degrees, WGS84
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=Longitude Longitude Number Number Longitude, decimal degrees, WGS84
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=SpeciesCode SpeciesCode Text Text Species identifier, internal code system
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=Latin Latin Text Text Species latin name
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=English English Text Text Species english name
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=MinNumbers MinNumbers Number Number -1: species observed but not counted
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=MaxNumbers MaxNumbers Number Number
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=Unit Unit Text Text Unit code of count. I: Individuals, P: Pairs, AON: Adults on nests, N: Nests
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=SurveyQuality SurveyQuality Text Text L: Low, M: Medium, H: High
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=SurveyMethod SurveyMethod Text Text DIR: Direct count on site, Photo: Count from photography
http://data.g-e-m.dk/datasets?doi=10.17897/WKFK-SS31&column=Remark+to+survey Remark to survey Text Text