Marine Mammal Observation - Total Denmark 2013-2020

Latest version published by TOTAL on Apr 9, 2021 TOTAL

Offshore marine mammals sighting data in Denmark. Offshore platform data Each sighting event (performed from an offshore platform or a boat) is related to a particular offshore platform name. The corresponding GPS coordinates have been derived from tabular or GIS data provided by Total as well as GIS data found on the Danish Energy Agency website( Species data The taxonomy sheet found in the provided Excel file was used along with research on various websites to replace common names by the full scientific names or taxonomic ranks as required per the GBIF format.

Data Records

The data in this sampling event resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 233 records. 1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Event (core)
  • Occurrence 

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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ecb3c8f3-b015-435e-a025-5e0ae99f181c.  TOTAL publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.


Samplingevent; Marine mammals; offshore sightings


Who created the resource:

Steven Dickinson
Senior Environmental Adviser

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Steven Dickinson
Senior Environmental Adviser

Who filled in the metadata:

Steven Dickinson
Senior Environmental Adviser

Who else was associated with the resource:

GBIF France
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Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [53.54, 1.758], North East [58.95, 14.414]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2013-05-06 / 2020-04-15

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers ecb3c8f3-b015-435e-a025-5e0ae99f181c