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

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Zackenberg - Birds - Bird breeding phenology, broods
  • Description: Data on nest phenology of breeding birds, who's nests were never found, but who's broods were discovered post-hatching. 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) across the Arctic.
  • DOI: 10.17897/YPNZ-VX08 -
  • Location/site: Bird census area - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 1995 - 2022

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 Species Text Text Scientific species name BroodID Number Number Brood ID Easting M Number Position UTM 27X East Northing M Number Position UTM 27X North FirstEggDate Date 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 method. 9999-01-01 indicates no date available. Accuracy Number Number This code signifies with which method the 1st egg date and hatch date were found. Remarks Text Text Remarks Year Number Number Year of investigation