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.
The data in this occurrence 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 324 records.
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Total E&P ANGOLA environmental studies : offshore mammals observations, 2006-2011
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Occurrence; MMO; Mammals; Angola; EBS; Environmental Survey; Sightings; Observation; MMO; Mammals; Angola; EBS; Environmental Survey; Sightings
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-17.728, 1.143], North East [-5.441, 21.885]|
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|Title||Marine Mammal Observation - Total E&P Angola 2006-2011|
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Sighting data - human observation
|Study Extent||Angola offshore|
Method step description:
- 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.