Ozone and mean Chlorophyll a Data collected for regions of the Southern Ocean from 1997-2000 for an honours project in ASAC project 2210
Entry ID: ASAC_2210_Honours_Cadman

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Summary
Abstract: This study employs data from two satellite-borne instruments namely, the Sea-Viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) and the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS).

This work was completed as part of an honours project under ASAC project 2210 (UV climate over the Southern Ocean south of Australia, and its biological impact).

Further information about the project is available in the word document available for download (extract from the honours thesis).

The fields in this dataset are:

Region
Year
Day (Julian Day)
Pixels (number of cloud free pixels from SeaWiFS sensor that were available for analysis)
Mean Chlorophyll (milligrams per cubic metre) (derived from cloud free pixels) Standard Deviation
Ozone (dobson units) from the TOMS sensor (average for whole region).
Related URL
Description: Download point for the data - excel spreadsheets and word documents
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -70.0   E: 145.0   W: 68.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Platform
SATELLITES Ancillary Description
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only. Years are correct.

Mean chlorophyll figures were derived by averaging chlorophyll concentrations from the cloud-free pizels for each region. The number of cloud free pixels used in the calculation are presented in the downloadable spreadsheet.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available from the URL given below.
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: 16 kb
Distribution Format: excel, word
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: 2005-09-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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