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Mukeka J, Hongo P (2018): Marsabit Ecosystem Inventory Surveys 2014. v1.4. Kenya Wildlife Service. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=marsabit&v=1.4
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Republic of Kenya
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-5, 34], North East [5, 42]|
|Start Date / End Date||2014-05-30 / 2014-10-30|
Marsabit Ecosystem Inventory Surveys covered the observation of the following Mammalia,Amphibia, Insecta, Aves and Reptilia.
|Title||Marsabit Ecosystem Inventory Surveys|
|Funding||Kenya Government and its partners Dataset publication funded by GBIF, BID-AF2015-0035-NAC.|
|Study Area Description||Marsabit Ecosystem|
|Design Description||Many conservation organizations such as National Museums of Kenya and Nature Kenya were involved in the surveys|
The personnel involved in the project:
Transects were used in data acquisition
|Study Extent||Marsabit Ecosystem|
|Quality Control||Data processing was carried out by the GIS team|
Method step description:
- The exercise will be carried out again after three years depending on the availability of funds
|Purpose||To determine biodiversity richness within Marsabit Ecosystem.|