BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 309          Total No. of Sites: 663
Survey/Project Name: South Australian Museum Opportune Whale Sightings
Abstract: South Australian Museum opportune Cetacean sightings. The data was prepared for the following publication " Analysis of South Australian Museum's Cetacean data: Distribution, Seasonal Trends and Circumstance of Death. Produced by SA Museum and Department Environment, Water, Heritage and Arts - Tasmania. Some significant records have been added since the publication was prepared. This project may also accomodate data from other researchers collecting whale sighting records and providing summaries to SAM.
Start Date: 01/07/1909      End Date: 01/01/2020
Survey Type: Vertebrates only
Study Area Description: *** No study area description recorded
         Vegetation: Visit date is incorrect, needs updating.
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation methodology recorded
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Sensitive Dataset: Written permission required from Information Authority
Project Basis: Fauna : Temporary Dataset - Short term, external source (may be altered/updated, removed at short notice). NOTE:NON Std Svy methodology may have been used.
Information Authority: South Australian Museum