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A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals. / Roquet, Fabien; Williams, Guy; Hindell, Mark A.; Harcourt, Rob; McMahon, Clive; Guinet, Christophe; Charrassin, Jean-Benoit; Reverdin, Gilles; Boehme, Lars; Lovell, Philip; Fedak, Mike.

In: Scientific Data, Vol. 1, 140028, 02.09.2014.

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Roquet, F, Williams, G, Hindell, MA, Harcourt, R, McMahon, C, Guinet, C, Charrassin, J-B, Reverdin, G, Boehme, L, Lovell, P & Fedak, M 2014, 'A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals' Scientific Data, vol. 1, 140028. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2014.28

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Roquet, F., Williams, G., Hindell, M. A., Harcourt, R., McMahon, C., Guinet, C., ... Fedak, M. (2014). A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals. Scientific Data, 1, [140028]. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2014.28

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Roquet F, Williams G, Hindell MA, Harcourt R, McMahon C, Guinet C et al. A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals. Scientific Data. 2014 Sep 2;1. 140028. https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2014.28

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Roquet, Fabien ; Williams, Guy ; Hindell, Mark A. ; Harcourt, Rob ; McMahon, Clive ; Guinet, Christophe ; Charrassin, Jean-Benoit ; Reverdin, Gilles ; Boehme, Lars ; Lovell, Philip ; Fedak, Mike. / A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals. In: Scientific Data. 2014 ; Vol. 1.

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