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Winter foraging success of Southern Ocean predators in relation to stochastic variation in sea-ice extent and winter water formation
Entry ID: ASAC_2794

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2794
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This study will use innovative technology to measure the winter spatial foraging patterns and net energy gain of adult female elephant seals (and potentially Weddell seals), while simultaneously providing high-resolution data on the physical nature of the water column in which the seals ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -50.0   S: -70.0   E: 160.0   W: 60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hindell, M.A.
Dataset Title: Winter foraging success of Southern Ocean predators in relation to stochastic variation in sea-ice extent and winter water formation
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2015-04-28
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-10-01
Stop Date: 2012-03-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and represent the beginning and end of the 2006 - 2010 Antarctic seasons.

The latitudes and longitudes provided in spatial coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:
Variations to work plan or objectives:
The early departure (mid February) from Casey was too early for ... View entire text
Access Constraints The data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 16.7 MB
Distribution Format: Access
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 2645
Fax: +61 3 6226 2745
Email: mark.hindell at
Contact Address:
Department of Zoology
University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-05
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-18

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