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Kenya Wildlife Service, Laikipia Samburu Aerial Census, 2012

Latest version published by Kenya Wildlife Service on Oct 29, 2018 Kenya Wildlife Service

Laikipia Samburu Wildlife aerial census (2012)

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 2,510 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

kws@kws.go.ke (2018): Laikipia Samburu 2012 Wildlife Aerial Census. v1.1, Kenya Wildlife Service. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=kws_laikipiasamburucensus_2012

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: 13456803-0361-461e-b957-ce325bc14e62.  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; Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

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

Who filled in the metadata:

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

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2012-11-26 / 2012-11-29

Project Data

No Description available

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-Samburu 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 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:

  1. Wildlife census data carried out after every three years depending on the availability of funds.

Collection Data

Collection Name Kenya Wildlife Service

Additional Metadata

Purpose To determine wildlife abundance in the Laikipia-Samburu ecosystem
Maintenance Description Wildlife census is carried out after every three years
Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=kws_laikipiasamburucensus_2012