ARGOS Satellite Tracking of animals
CitationARGOS Satellite Tracking of animals. Australian Antarctic Data Centre. Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/fanqjy accessed via GBIF.org on 2017-08-17.
DescriptionVarious species have been tracked using ARGOS PTT trackers since the early 1990’s. These include Emperor, King and Adelie pengiuns, Light-mantled Sooty, Grey-headed and Black-browed albatrosses, Antarctic and Australian fur seals, Southern Elephant Seal and Blue and Humpback whales. Note that not all data for any species or locations is or will be exposed to OBIS. Geographic coverage is from Heard Island to the west and Macquarie Island to the east and several islands near the southern end of Chile. The data has been filtered to remove most but not all erroneous positions.
ContactsDr Dave Watts
technical point of contact
Telephone: +61 (3) 62 323 586
email: Dave.Watts (at) aad.gov.au
administrative point of contact
Telephone: +61 (3) 62 323 459
email: Kim.Finney (at) aad.gov.au