Pantropical dolphins

This is a reformatted version of the mexdolphins dataset from the package dsm. The data are from a combination of several NOAA shipboard surveys conducted on pan-tropical spotted dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico. 47 observations of groups of dolphins where detected. The group size was recorded, as well as the Beaufort sea state at the time of the observation.

Halpin, P.N., A.J. Read, E. Fujioka, B.D. Best, B. Donnelly, L.J. Hazen, C. Kot, K. Urian, E. LaBrecque, A. Dimatteo, J. Cleary, C. Good, L.B. Crowder, and K.D. Hyrenbach. 2009. OBIS-SEAMAP: The world data center for marine mammal, sea bird, and sea turtle distributions. Oceanography 22(2):104-115

NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center. 1996. Report of a Cetacean Survey of Oceanic and Selected Continental Shelf Waters of the Northern Gulf of Mexico aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II (Cruise 220)

Gorilla nests

This is the gorillas dataset from the package spatstat reformatted as Spatial* data set for use with inlabru.

Funwi-Gabga, N. (2008) A pastoralist survey and fire impact assessment in the Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary, Cameroon. M.Sc. thesis, Geology and Environmental Science, University of Buea, Cameroon.

Funwi-Gabga, N. and Mateu, J. (2012) Understanding the nesting spatial behaviour of gorillas in the Kagwene Sanctuary, Cameroon. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 26 (6), 793-811.

Seal pups

This is a single transect of an areal photo seal pup survey in the Greenland Sea.

Oigard, T. A. (2013) From pup production to quotas: current status of harp seals in the Greenland Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi.10.1093/icesjms/fst155.

Oigard, T. A. (2014) Current status of hooded seals in the Greenland Sea. Victims of climate change and predation?, Biological Conservation , 2014, 172, 29 - 36.