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Occurrence
Latest version published by The Community Environmental Health Laboratory at MDI Biological Laboratory on Jan 3, 2023 The Community Environmental Health Laboratory at MDI Biological Laboratory

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Description

Project goal: To gather high quality observations to better understand population dynamics of common loons on Mt. Desert Island. About this project: A comprehensive monitoring project of common loons on Mount Desert Island, Maine, looking at population trends, reproductive success, behavior, and habitat use. A collaborative effort involving - Somes Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary (SMWS), Loon Conservation Associates (LCA), and the National Park Service, Acadia (NPS). http://www.somesmeynell.org/

Data Records

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1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Occurrence (core)
174
Multimedia 
174

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Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is The Community Environmental Health Laboratory at MDI Biological Laboratory. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c982ce49-06b4-4895-8727-675fab4e6b85.  The Community Environmental Health Laboratory at MDI Biological Laboratory publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence

Contacts

Billy Helprin
  • Originator
Project Administrator
Anecdata.org
Lee Attix
  • Originator
Project Administrator
Anecdata.org
Anecdata.org Contributors
  • Originator
Data Contributors
Anecdata.org
Jane Disney
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Associate Professor of Environmental Health
MDI Biological Laboratory
159 Old Bar Harbor Rd.
04609 Bar Harbor
ME
US
Cait Bailey
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Systems Developer
MDI Biological Laboratory
159 Old Bar Harbor Rd.
04609 Bar Harbor
ME
US
Ashley Taylor
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Community Manager
MDI Biological Laboratory
159 Old Bar Harbor Rd.
04609 Bar Harbor
ME
US
Alexis Garretson
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • User
  • Point Of Contact
Community Environmental Health Laboratory Manager
MDI Biological Laboratory
159 Old Bar Harbor Rd.
04609 Bar Harbor
ME
US
Anecdata.org
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Community Environmental Health Laboratory
  • Point Of Contact
Community Environmental Health Laboratory
MDI Biological Laboratory
159 Old Bar Harbor Rd.
04609 Bar Harbor
ME
US

Geographic Coverage

United States

Bounding Coordinates South West [44.3, -68.397], North East [44.364, -68.25]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Species Gavia immer

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2018-05-23 / 2019-08-28

Project Data

Anecdata is a free online citizen science platform developed by the Community Lab at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. Anecdata is used by hundreds of individuals and organizations to gather and access citizen science observations and provides a platform to easily collect, manage, and share their citizen science data. How Anecdata works: Project managers create projects, creating datasheets that participants fill out to share their observations. Participants join projects and use the Anecdata website or mobile app to share their observations with the project. Project data is now available for anyone to view and download!

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The personnel involved in the project:

Cait Bailey
  • Principal Investigator
Ashley Taylor
  • Curator

Sampling Methods

Carefully observe loons on MDI lakes and surrounding waters and report findings.

Study Extent A comprehensive monitoring project of common loons on Mount Desert Island, Maine, looking at population trends, reproductive success, behavior, and habitat use. A collaborative effort involving - Somes Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary (SMWS), Loon Conservation Associates (LCA), and the National Park Service, Acadia (NPS). http://www.somesmeynell.org/

Method step description:

  1. Carefully observe loons on MDI lakes and surrounding waters and report findings.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers c982ce49-06b4-4895-8727-675fab4e6b85
https://doi.org/10.15468/9jkev2
https://bison.usgs.gov/ipt/resource?r=mdi-loons