Porpoise Feeding Areas

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Responsible Party: Marine Atlas Consultants Ltd (originator, custodian)


The distribution of porpoise feeding areas were mapped based on observations from local groups and the public (using sightings data from Shetland Biological Records Centre). These sensitive areas (to oil spills) are ranked as high density or moderate density. This map forms part of the oil spill sensitivity maps commissioned by SOTEAG.

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Dataset Extent

Latitude: 61.0462° to 59.2981°
Longitude: -2.4008° to -0.3573°

Data Resources (1)

Oil Spill Sensitivity Maps

Additional Links (2)

Source GEMINI2 record
Source GEMINI2 record (formatted)

Additional Information

Added to data.gov.uk 11/10/2017
Theme Mapping
Themes (secondary) Health
Temporal coverage 13/1/2016 - 25/9/2017
Harvest URL http://medin-geonetwork.maris.nl:8080/geonetwork/srv/eng/csw-medin?request=GetCapabilities&service=CSW&acceptVersions=2.0.2
Harvest date 11/10/2017 16:20
Metadata date 25/9/2017
Harvest GUID 97d320a0-80af-4df5-9556-142b0a422ccd
Extent Latitude: 61.0462° to 59.2981°
Longitude: -2.4008° to -0.3573°
Spatial reference system urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4326
Dataset reference date 13/5/2016 (publication), 25/9/2017 (revision)
Frequency of update continual
Responsible party Marine Atlas Consultants Ltd (originator, custodian)
Access constraints SOTEAG have terms and conditions which must be agreed and signed by the data user.
ISO19139 resource type dataset
Metadata language English
Schema/Vocabulary No value
Code list No value
Service Level No value
Coupled Services (none)