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DWH NRDA Colonial Waterbird Oiling Observation

Metadata Updated: October 29, 2023

Deepwater Horizon NRDA Bird Study #4 focused on colonial waterbirds. The goal of this study was to evaluate spill-related injury to colonial waterbirds under the following two objectives: 1) estimate the percentage of adult and sub-adult birds that are visibly-oiled within representative breeding colonies and roosting sites throughout the study area and 2) estimate the mortality rates of both oiled and unoiled adult birds via radio and satellite telemetry. Data were collected by personnel from the Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI), under contract to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, during the summer of 2010 through April of 2011. This dataset includes the Oiling Observation data collected as part of the first objective. BP personnel cooperatively participated in data collection through October of 2010. Additional details on the surveys and results pertaining to Bird Study #4 are provided in the End of Study Report (Estimating Oiling and Mortality of Breeding Colonial Waterbirds from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Bird Study #4).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023

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Harvested from DOI EDI

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023
Publisher U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Identifier FWS_ServCat_103242
Data First Published 2011-04-25T12:00:00Z
Data Last Modified 2011-04-25
Category Generic Dataset
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:18
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 65ec3f3a-c056-47ea-a205-f691d76073df
Harvest Source Id 52bfcc16-6e15-478f-809a-b1bc76f1aeda
Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Homepage URL
Program Code 010:028, 010:094
Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 151c3cae72fbf508948cdae3400aa3ea43c3324cd87e48870468c955bac67fd7
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2010-05-15T12:00:00Z/2011-04-25T12:00:00Z

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