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North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database (NPPSD)

February 12, 2020

The North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database (NPPSD) is maintained by the USGS Alaska Science Center and includes survey transect data designed and conducted by numerous partners primarily to census seabirds at sea. The data provided here relate to observations of marine birds and mammals observed during at-sea surveys throughout the North Pacific including the Arctic Ocean, Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea, Bering Sea, Sea of Okhotsk, and Barents Sea. This data release contains 5 tables including observation data, survey locations, taxonomic designations of observed birds and mammals, summary information about each dataset added to the database, and a table showing changes made to the database from version 4.0 to 4.1.

Publication Year 2020
Title North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database (NPPSD)
DOI 10.5066/F7WQ01T3
Authors Gary S Drew, Sarah K Schoen, Marla Hood, Mayumi Arimitsu, John F Piatt
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center