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    Progress report of the CEMP Special Fund camera network in Subarea 48.1

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    Numéro du document:
    WG-EMM-17/16 Rev. 1
    Auteur(s):
    J. Hinke, G. Watters, M. Santos, M. Korczak-Abshire, G. Milinevsky, V. Lytvynov, A. Barbosa, C. Southwell and L. Emmerson
    Soumis par:
    Jefferson Hinke (États-Unis d'Amérique)
    Approuvé par:
    George Watters (États-Unis d'Amérique)
    Résumé

    We provide a brief update on the progress of our project “Establishing a CEMP Camera Network in Subarea 48.1”. The project was initiated with support from the CEMP Special Fund in 2014/15. The project is now fully operational.  In 2016/17 data were recovered from 50 cameras covering 3 species (Adélie, gentoo, and chinstrap) of penguins throughout the range of the camera network. Data summaries indicate variation in phenological timing within species across sites with relatively high reproductive success for all species across sites.  Progress on validation work continues and a manuscript for publication is currently in preparation. The cameras in the network remain in deployment and will contribute reproductive success and phenology data to the CEMP data base annually. We also note the Chile intends to extend the camera network with 3 new installations.

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