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Republic of Kenya
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-5, 34], North East [5, 42]|
No Description available
|Start Date / End Date||2012-11-26 / 2012-11-29|
No Description available
|Title||Laikipia Samburu Wildlife Aerial Census|
|Funding||Kenya Government and its partners Dataset publication funded by GBIF, BID-AF2015-0035-NAC.|
|Study Area Description||Laikipia-Samburu Ecosystem|
|Design Description||Training followed by the actual wildlife census|
The personnel involved in the project:
Systematic transects were used. Census block maps were developed with predetermined transect lengths and widths.
|Study Extent||Laikipia Samburu Ecosystem|
|Quality Control||Data records were processed by the experienced GIS personnel who removed double counts especially at the edge of the counting blocks|
Method step description:
- Wildlife census data carried out after every three years depending on the availability of funds.
|Collection Name||Kenya Wildlife Service|
|Purpose||To determine wildlife abundance in the Laikipia-Samburu ecosystem|
|Maintenance Description||Wildlife census is carried out after every three years|