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Heard Island - GPS Seabird Survey 2003/04
Entry ID: ASAC_1219_HIMI_seabirds03-04

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Abstract: A GPS survey of seabirds on Heard Island during the Australian Antarctic Program's 2003/04 expedition.
This layer is stored as two datasets (point and polygon) in the Geographical Information System (GIS). Data represent flying bird and penguin colony extents and nesting sites.
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Description: Download Heard Island flying birds data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -52.0   S: -54.0   E: 74.0   W: 72.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Woehler, E.J. and Harris, U.
Dataset Title: Heard Island - GPS Seabird Survey 2003/04
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2004-03-26
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-12-20
Stop Date: 2004-02-26
ISO Topic Category
Quality The data were collected by GPS survey by Eric Woehler (AAD) using a Garmin 12XL receiver (not differentially corrected) during the 2003/2004 field season. The point and polygon data represent nesting sites or colonies of flying birds and penguins. GIS data derived directly from the GPS data have q_info=562.

Additional data were eyed based on field observations of ... View entire text
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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 Format: shapefiles
Fees: Free
Email: eric.woehler at
Contact Address:
Birds Tasmania
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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