Gulf Watch Alaska, Nearshore Component: Sea Otter Mortality Age Data from Katmai National Park and Preserve, Kenai Fjords National Park, and Prince William Sound, Alaska, 2006-2017

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

These data are part of the Gulf Watch Alaska (GWA) long term monitoring program, nearshore monitoring component. The dataset is a comma separated file exported from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. The data consist of information related to collection of sea otter carcasses. Collectors walked selected shorelines searching for signs of carcasses. Date, location, carcass condition, parts collected, and notes are all recorded. Specimens collected include: complete carcasses, whole skulls, bacula, mandible, teeth, whiskers, tissue. Selected shorelines are in Alaska and include locations in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Kenai Fjords National Park, and Prince William Sound. The time interval includes 2006-2017.

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Metadata Date March 27, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) March 27, 2020 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 27, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) March 27, 2020 (publication)
Responsible Party U. S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center (Point of Contact)
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Bbox East Long -144.41
Bbox North Lat 61.8
Bbox South Lat 57.03
Bbox West Long -156.03
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Licence Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This material is based upon work funded by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council under Project/Program No. 12120114-R. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Trustee Council.
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
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Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2006-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2017-01-01

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