Polar Bears: Morphological measurements and body condition at capture
This dataset contains measurements of individual polar bears using rope, calipers and measuring tape. Weight was determined using a tripod hoist. A visual assessment of body condition was also recorded on a scale of 1-5. Information on bear IDs and dates of capture is not available because of the threatened species status of the subjects.
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|Grant Code||NSF 0732713, USGS|
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|Begin datetime||2008-01-01 00:00:00|
|End datetime||2011-12-31 18:44:08|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -155.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -122.00
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- author: Henry J. Harlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Harlow, H., et al. 2013. Polar Bears: Morphological measurements and body condition at capture. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D60V89XD. Accessed 18 Jan 2022.
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