Eastern Population of greater sandhill crane global positioning system data

  • David L Fronczak (Creator)
  • David E Andersen (Creator)



GPS location data was collected where Eastern Population sandhill cranes occupied during breeding and wintering seasons and within migration corridors and consisted of states and provinces within the Canadian Shield, Great Lakes, Mississippi Valley, and Southeast geographic regions of North America.

The dataset consists of 29 .txt files are comma separated time stamped ASCII data files where each record has its own unique timestamp. The header line for each file contains unique variables defined in an attached readme file.

Funding information
Sponsorship: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Webless Migratory Game Bird Program; U.S Geological Survey; Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, the University of Minnesota; Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (Research Work Order no. 86); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Migratory Bird Management Office
Date made available2017
PublisherData Repository for the University of Minnesota
Date of data productionDec 2009 - Sep 2011

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