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Polar Bears: Location and movements

Summary

A subset of captured polar bears were fitted with GPS satellite collars or glue-on tags. Location data was recorded hourly. Concurrently, data on activity, ambient temperature, and salinity were recorded. Information on bear IDs, dates of capture, and location is not available because of the threatened species status of the subjects.

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  • 1.0 (2013-01-25)
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Language English
Grant Code grants: NSF 0732713, USGS
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  • biota
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-01-01 23:05:00
End datetime 2011-12-31 23:05:00

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 70.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -155.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -122.00

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Merav Ben-David <bendavid@uwyo.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Harlow, H., et al. 2013. Polar Bears: Location and movements. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6K072D2. Accessed 26 Nov 2020.

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