Water and sediment samples around the Atlas Cove Station, Heard Island. For analysis of hydrocarbons and heavy metal contamination.
Entry ID: atlas_sample_gis

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Summary
Abstract: Dave Gardner went to Heard Island in January and February 2000 as part of the 2000 ANARE. Samples of sediments and water from the old atlas Cove ANARE station area were taken to obtain data on the extent and intensity of contamination by petroleum hydrocarbons, and heavy metals. Contamination from hydrocarbons was obvious in places and this guided where samples were taken.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.0   S: -53.1   E: 73.5   W: 73.3

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-02-29
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Quality This dataset is currently stored in the Geographical Information System as two files. One for samples (points) and the other for Contaminants (Polygons)

Sample locations were taken with a differential GPS system. The system consisted of a Magellan ProMark X-CM receiver to operate as the base station, and a Trimble Pro XL receiver with TDC2 Asset Surveyor for ... View entire text
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

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Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3519
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-05-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11
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