Monitoring of Greater Snow Goose reproduction on Bylot Island, Nunavut, Canada

Data and Resources

Dataset extent

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Version 1.1
Citation Gauthier, G., Cadieux, M.-C. 2020. Monitoring of Greater Snow Goose reproduction on Bylot Island, Nunavut, Canada, v. 1.1 (1989-2019). Nordicana D41, doi: 10.5885/45570CE-2D00DCA728074FA7.
  • Author Name: Gilles Gauthier
  • Author Name: Marie-Christine Cadieux
Temporal coverage
  • Temporal coverage start: 1989-01-06  Temporal coverage end: 2019-08-12
Spatial coverage { "coordinates": [ -79.9719, 73.1563 ], "type": "Point" }
Station cen-whapmagoostui-kuujuarapik-research-station
Variable measured
  • Variable name: Greater snow goose nest visits  Variable description: Nest visit data contain date of the visits, nest number, random plot number, nest location (including habitat, sector and GPS coordinates) and nesting data collected at each nest visit in the field (number of eggs or young in the nest, nest stage, signs of predation, etc). Each nest visit is recorded on a separate line, thus each nest may have multiple lines in this file.  Variable unit: unitless
  • Variable name: Greater snow goose nesting summary  Variable description: Goose nesting summary data contain the compilation of nesting data from the nest visit file. Each line corresponds to a different nest.  Variable unit: unitless
Measurement Technique
    Date published 2019-03-07
    Date modified 2020-01-23
    Status Public
    • Publisher name: Nordicana D  Publisher URL:
    • Provider name: Centre d'études Nordiques (CEN)  Provider URL: