Marine Mammals and Seabirds and Turtles: Spring presence-only distribution of Chelonid turtle strandings

Date(s) (Creation)
Custodian(s): CHARM consortium
Processor(s): Catherine McClellan
Affiliation(s) 1 : University of Exeter Centre for Ecology and Conservation
ID CHARM3PPOCTS
Abstract Observations of stranded Chelonid turtles (3 species) from different datasets collected in France and the United Kingdom were compiled to generate presence-only distributions in the CHARM3 study area. The data span from 1835 - 2009.
Keywords Marine Mammals and Seabirds and Turtles, Chelonid Turtle Stranding Presence-only Distribution, distribution de presence des échouages de tortue Chélonidés, World, Species distribution
Lineage Strandings records were contributed by: the Marine Environmental Monitoring Programme and La Rochelle Aquarium. Data were filtered to remove obvious location errors. The filtered dataset was then used to generate composite presence-only rasters in 0.25 degree resolution.
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