Scanned copies of documents and data from Australian, US and NZ Antarctic programs in the 1960's - includes biological, microbiological and medical data
Entry ID: recovered_docs_1960-1969_soucek

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Summary
Abstract: A large number of documents created by Z. Soucek were scanned by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre and saved in pdf format. The documents comprise typed reports and papers, as well as a large quantity of collected data. These data are primarily microbiological data collected from humans and animals.

The animals from which data were collected include:

Rockhopper penguins
Gentoo Penguins
King Penguins
Adélie Penguins
Weddell Seals
Skuas

Data were collected from locations such as Wilkes Station, Mawson Station, Davis Station, Macquarie Island and the Ross Sea. One document pertains to a joint United States and New Zealand expedetion on the &Glaciers&.
Related URL
Description: Download point for the data - pdf documents

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -80.0   E: -150.0   W: 60.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01
Stop Date: 1969-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only. Much of the data fall within the 1962-1965 period.

The original documents comprise handwritten and typed sheets of paper. The quality of these documents were quite variable, hence some of the scans may be difficult to read.

The original documents have been stored and archived by polar medicine as they regard them to be of high value. The documents have been stored in a fire-proof safe in the polar medicine section.
Access Constraints PDF copies of the documents are available for download from the URL given below. The original copies of the documents have been lodged with the Australian Antarctic Division library.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 46 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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