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Kenya Wildlife Service, Laikipia Samburu Aerial Census, 2008

Latest version published by Kenya Wildlife Service on Sep 25, 2018 Kenya Wildlife Service

Laikipia Samburu Aerial Census (2008)

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

kws@kws.go.ke (2018): Kenya Wildlife Service, Laikipia Samburu Aerial Census, 2008. v1. Kenya Wildlife Service. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=kws_laikipiasamburucensus_2008

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Kenya Wildlife Service. 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: 1c8388f5-5c12-46ba-a486-07d1b4f8b78c.  Kenya Wildlife Service publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Joseph Mukeka
Senior Scientist GIS and Database
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
Peter Hongo
Senior GIS Officer
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Patrick Omondi
Director - Biodiversity Research and Monitoring
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
Joseph Mukeka
Senior Scientist GIS and Database
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE

Who filled in the metadata:

Peter Hongo
Senior GIS Officer
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE

Who else was associated with the resource:

Point Of Contact
Patrick Omondi
Director Biodiversity Research and Monitoring
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org

Geographic Coverage

Republic of Kenya

Bounding Coordinates South West [-5, 34], North East [5, 42]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Aves,  Mammlia,  Sarcopterygii

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2008-11-20 / 2008-11-27

Project Data

Total wildlife count

Title Laikipia Samburu Wildlife Aerial Census
Identifier BID-AF2015-0035-NAC
Funding Kenya Government and its partners Dataset publication funded by GBIF, BID-AF2015-0035-NAC.
Study Area Description Laikipia-Sumburu Ecosystem
Design Description Training followed by the actual Wildlife census

The personnel involved in the project:

Metadata Provider
Peter Hongo

Sampling Methods

Systematic transects were used. Census block maps were developed with predetermined transects lengths and widths.

Study Extent Laikipia-Samburu Ecosystem
Quality Control Datasets were processed by the GIS personnel to remove double counts especially at the edge of the counting blocks

Method step description:

  1. Census carried out after every three years depending on the availability of funds.

Additional Metadata

Purpose To determine wildlife abundance in the ecosystem
Maintenance Description Census carried out after every three years.
Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=kws_laikipiasamburucensus_2008