Discovery data FI

Latest version published by Marine Biological Association on Jun 20, 2018 Marine Biological Association

The results of surveys conducted to determine the marine biodiversity of the waters surrounding the Falkland Islands and beyond, conducted by Discovery Investigations between the 1920s and 1940s

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 3,023 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Discovery Reports, Volume XXIV, pp 1 - 196, plates I - III, November 1944

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Marine Biological Association. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

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Keywords

Fish and invertebrate presence in water bodies; Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Deborah Davidson
Project officer/marine ecologist
South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) Stanley Cottage North FIQQ 1ZZ Stanley FK

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH)
Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH) Plymouth GB

Who filled in the metadata:

Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH)
Data Archive for Marine Species and Habitats (DASSH) Plymouth GB

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Dan Lear
Data Team Leader
Marine Biological Association Citadel Hill PL1 2PB Plymouth Devon GB +00441752633291
http://www.dassh.ac.uk

Geographic Coverage

Survey of the Falklands and South Georgias

Bounding Coordinates South West [-60.69, -68.01], North East [-46.42, -31.48]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 0006-04-08 / 0019-10-06

Project Data

No Description available

Title Falklands Marine Biodiversity Archive
Funding Darwin Challenge Fund
Study Area Description Falkland Island waters and adjacent waters
Design Description To provide an easily accessible data archive of the habitat, flora and fauna of the marine environment within the Falkland (and adjacent) waters- both historically and extant

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Paul Brewin

Sampling Methods

All the Discovery reports are to be found at the Biodiversity Heritage Library (http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/6168)

Study Extent Waters bounding the Falkland Islands down to South Georgia and Bird Island. Sampling was conducted throughout the year of 1924 and was done on a daily basis.

Method step description:

  1. All the Discovery reports are to be found at the Biodiversity Heritage Library (http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/6168)

Collection Data

Collection Name Discovery Investigations Cruises
Collection Identifier xxx
Parent Collection Identifier xxx

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers doi:10.17031/x2fu6n
http://www.dassh.ac.uk/ipt/resource?r=discovery1924