Data Set ID:

Baffin Bay Region Narwhal Research, Version 1

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 Coverage:
  • N: 76.32567, S: 62.69456, E: -51.37068, W: -85.24028

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 2001 to 30 June 2006
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Animals/Vertebrates > Mammals > Cetaceans
  • Animals/Vertebrates > Mammals > Cetaceans > Toothed Whales
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s):
  • HTML
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Martin Nweeia

Data Citation

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Nweeia, M. 2012. Baffin Bay Region Narwhal Research, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].
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