Marine Mammal Observation - Total E&P Angola 2006-2011

Latest version published by TotalEnergies on 05 September 2019 TotalEnergies
The dataset includes mammal observation data collected between 2006 and 2011 in offshore Angola during the environmental baseline studies, conducted by TOTAL E&P Angola.
Publication date:
05 September 2019
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Total E&P ANGOLA environmental studies : offshore mammals observations, 2006-2011


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 5dfd3144-25b0-4a1c-9df6-91b9cc231ccc.  TotalEnergies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.


Occurrence; MMO; Mammals; Angola; EBS; Environmental Survey; Sightings; Observation; MMO; Mammals; Angola; EBS; Environmental Survey; Sightings


Who created the resource:

Joanna Sowulewska
HSE GIS Engineer

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Steven Dickinson
Senior Enviormental Adviser

Who filled in the metadata:

Joanna Sowulewska

Geographic Coverage

Angola Offshore

Bounding Coordinates South West [-17.728, 1.143], North East [-5.441, 21.885]

Project Data

No Description available

Title Marine Mammal Observation - Total E&P Angola 2006-2011

The personnel involved in the project:

Point Of Contact
Steven Dickinson

Sampling Methods

Sighting data - human observation

Study Extent Angola offshore

Method step description:

  1. The mammal observation records were collected during several Environmental Baseline Surveys conducted in Total's blocks 17. 32 and 33, offshore Angola. The contracted party recorded sightings of mammals from a vessel, documented their observation with a photograph and a species description was confirmed by a taxonomist.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 5dfd3144-25b0-4a1c-9df6-91b9cc231ccc