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List of birds, flora and fauna observed during the Bernier expedition to the Arctic Islands and Hudson Strait on board the D.G.S. Arctic (1908-1909)
Citation
Hennessey, Frank C.,(2013). Report of the birds, animals, fish, crustacea and flora collected on the expedition of the Dominion Government steamer Arctic in northern waters surrounding arctic lands and arctic archipelago in 1908-1909. Version 1 In OBIS Canada Digital Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS, Digital http://www.iobis.org/. Accessed on –INSERT DATE
Contact: Kennedy, Mary

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Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
The published report on the Dominion of Canada Government expedition to the Arctic Islands and Hudson Strait on board the D.G.S. Arctic (1908-1909) contains a list of birds and other fauna observed during the voyage. The report also contains a list of flora collected during their winter stay at Winter Harbour. Information was extracted from the report and occurrence records created - this required that latitude and longitude positions be assigned to the location place names recorded in the original tables. Additional information recorded by the naturalists is included in these records as occurrence remarks, however, this dataset does not include abundance information.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Birds, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Plants
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, ANW, Canada, Northwest Terr., ANW, Canada, Quebec, Baffin Bay, Greenlandic part of the Baffin Bay, PNW, Canada, Hudson Strait, Mammalia, Aves, Plantae

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, Northwest Terr. [Marine Regions]
ANW, Canada, Quebec [Marine Regions]
Baffin Bay, Greenlandic part of the Baffin Bay [Marine Regions]
PNW, Canada, Hudson Strait [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
20 August 1908 - 25 September 1909

Taxonomic coverage
Mammalia [WoRMS]
Aves [WoRMS]
Plantae [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans; Bedford Institute of Oceanography; Ocean Sciences Division; Biological Oceanography, more

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-04-16
Information last updated: 2015-04-22
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