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Baffin Bay Region Narwhal Research

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Entry ID

ELOKA001

Summary

This data set highlights the research conducted by the Narwhal Tusk Research Project in Baffin Bay, between Canada and Greenland. Content includes laboratory and field studies directly investigating the physical and dental properties of the narwhal tusk, narwhal behavior, and an examination of the field expeditions and collected interviews from Inuit community members.

Geographic Coverage

 

Spatial Coordinates:
N: 76.32567°     S: 62.69456°     E: -51.37068°     W: -85.24028°    

Data Set Citation

Dataset Creator: Nweeia, M.
Dataset Title: Baffin Bay Region Narwhal Research
Dataset Release Date: 2012-03-16
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/eloka001.html
Dataset DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7265/N5KW5CZX

Temporal Coverage

Start Date: 2001-01-01
Stop Date: 2006-06-30

Location Keywords

  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA CANADA NUNAVUT BAFFIN BAY
  • CONTINENT NORTH AMERICA GREENLAND

Science Keywords

  • Biological Classification Animals/Vertebrates Mammals Cetaceans
  • Biological Classification Animals/Vertebrates Mammals Cetaceans Toothed Whales
  • Cryosphere Sea Ice Ice Extent
  • Cryosphere Snow/Ice Ice Extent
  • Oceans Sea Ice Ice Extent
  • Terrestrial Hydrosphere Snow/Ice Ice Extent

Ancillary Keywords

  • ELOKA
  • Narwhal

ISO Topic Category (View Definitions)

  • Biota
  • Environment
  • Oceans

Project

  • ELOKA Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic

Data Set Progress

complete

Originating Center

ELOKA

Data Center

National Snow and Ice Data Center
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel

Name: NSIDC User Services
Phone: 1 303 492-6199
Fax: 1 303 492-2468
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic
Data Center URL: http://eloka-arctic.org/

Data Center Personnel

Name: ELOKA User Services
Email: info@eloka-arctic.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado at Boulder

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code:
Country: USA

Distribution

Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Size: 1 GB
Distribution Format: HTML

Personnel

Martin Nweeia
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 1 860 364-0800
Email: martin_nweeia@hsdm.harvard.edu
Contact Address:

  • The Narwhal Tusk Research
  • 6 New Street
  • P.O. Box 35

City: Sharon
Province or State: CT
Postal Code: 06069
Country: USA

NSIDC User Services
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492-6199 x
Fax: 1 303 492-2468 x
Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Contact Address:

  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • CIRES, 449 UCB
  • University of Colorado

City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA

Related URL

VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Narwhal Tusk Discoveries Web Site

Metadata Name and Version

Metadata Name: CEOS IDN DIF
Metadata Version: 9.7

Creation and Review Dates

DIF Creation Date: 2012-03-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-14

Metadata Views

DIF Text-Only

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in plain text

DIF XML

Directory Interchange Format (DIF) in Extensible Markup Language (XML)

FGDC HTML

U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM)

ISO HTML

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 19115:2003 Geographic Information Metadata

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