Macquarie Island Baseline Invertebrate Survey 1994
Entry ID: KFDBAM_ANU

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Summary
Abstract: Records from 69 sites, covering the whole island.
Sites stratified by topography (2 classes: slopes or drainage lines), altitude (4 classes: 0-100 m, 100-200 m, 200-300 m, 300m+), vegetation type (5 types), aspect (2 classes: E,W), north-south position on island (3 classes: north, middle, south).
Pitfall traps and yellow pan traps opened for 6 weeks (summer).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.5   S: -54.5   E: 158.95   W: 158.95
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 433 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Davies, Kendi F and Melbourne, Brett A
Dataset Title: Statistical models of invertebrate distribution on Macquarie Island: a tool to assess climate change and local human impacts
Dataset Series Name: Polar Biology
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Berlin
Dataset Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Issue Identification: V 21:240-250
Data Presentation Form: Journal article
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-02-01
Stop Date: 1994-03-15
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 m
Longitude Resolution: 100 m
Vertical Resolution: 100 m
ISO Topic Category
Quality Records from 69 sites, covering the whole island.
Specimens identified to species level.
Presence/absence data for each site.
Access Constraints The data are available for download from the url given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).


The following reference should be cited:

Davies, K. F. and B. A. Melbourne (1999). Statistical models describing the spatial distribution of invertebrates on Macquarie Island: a tool to assess global and local human impacts. Polar Biology 21: 240-250.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +1 303 492 7035
Fax: +1 303 492 8699
Email: kendi.davies at colorado.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
UCB 334
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: CO 80309
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Davies, K. F. and B. A. Melbourne (1999). Statistical models describing the spatial distribution of invertebrates on Macquarie Island: a tool to assess global and local human impacts. Polar Biology 21: 240-250.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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