Bathymetric data of Long and Tryne Fjords at Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, collected in December 1999
Entry ID: VH_bathy_99

[ Get Data ]
[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains 102 depth measurements of the water column in Long and Tryne fjords, which are in the northern Vestfold Hills, Prydz Bay, Antarctica. Sea ice thickness and snow thickness were recorded simultaneously. The motivation for this project has been to yield a description of the pupping and moulting habitat of Weddell seals. This information will assist the interpretation of 25+ ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: A map of bathymetric measurement sites in Long and Tryne Fjords which portrays
water depth by various sized circles.
View entire list
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.0   S: -69.0   E: 78.0   W: 78.0
Min Depth: 3 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-12-07
Stop Date: 1999-12-13
Quality Depth measurements were made by 10kg, 3cm diametre x 50 cm long cylindrical weight on thin static rope. The effect of current on the rope appeared to be minimal. In places the bottom was muddy and the weight may have sunk into the substrate giving measurements a possible error of +/- 50 cm.
Access Constraints See the investigator for details
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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: INVESTIGATOR
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 473 9002
Email: se_lake at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
Dunedin
7 Pentland Street
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
View entire list
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-03-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12
[ Update this Record ]


Link to Web Site