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Underwater video footage from voyage 4 of the Aurora Australis, 2003-2004
Entry ID: underwater_video_V40304

Abstract: Underwater footage was taken with a Sony digital Handycam mounted in a pressure case on a roll cage, and then trawled off the back of the Aurora Australis. The footage was taken primarily of benthic habitats, and was done on an opportunistic basis, rather than part of a systematic trawling survey.

Most of the footage was taken within the Heard Island Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), but some footage was also taken between Mawson and Davis off the Antarctic continent.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -49.5   S: -56.8   E: 79.7   W: 66.8
Min Depth: 250 M
  N: -65.0   S: -67.0   E: 72.0   W: 66.0
Min Depth: 500 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-12-08
Stop Date: 2004-02-13
ISO Topic Category
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Cameras Ancillary Description
Access Constraints The digital video tapes are stored in the Multimedia Section of the Australian Antarctic Division. Contact the investigator for access to the tapes.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Data Set Progress
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 Format: Sony DV format
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6232 3106
Email: jono.reeve at
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-04-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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