Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics

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Welcome to MAPPPD, Version 1.3

Last updated: April 27, 2017

Data for 2014 - 2016 are currently redacted for 2 months pending the outcome of our Data Science competition being run by Driven Data. Thank you for your patience.

The MAPPPD project aims to deliver open access penguin population data for the Antarctic continent, and occupancy probabilities for flying birds around the Antarctic Peninsula.

Our database currently contains 3185 records of colony counts from 105 sources and 659 sites around the Antarctic.

MAPPPD contains counts for these species:
Adélie 1387
Chinstrap 774
Gentoo 791
Emperor 233

MAPPPD metadata can be viewed ON OUR METADATA PAGE

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