Windmill Islands penguin colonies digitised from 1990 Linhof aerial photography
Entry ID: wind_penguin_gis

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Summary
Abstract: Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Windmill Islands (Eric Woehler).
The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files.
Using the ArcView extension 'Register and Transform' (Tom Velthuis), The DXF-files were brought into a GIS and transformed to the appropriate islands. Data conforms to SCAR Feature Catalogue which can be searched (refer to link below).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -66.0   E: 110.0   W: 110.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-12-16
Stop Date: 1990-12-16
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 150 m
Longitude Resolution: 150 m
ISO Topic Category
Quality TOPIC:Planimetric accuracy of penguin colony transformations.
NOTE: The planimetric accuracy stated herein is relative to the existing GIS, coastline and penguin colony data - not 'absolute planimetric accuracy'. That is, it was assumed that the coastline and penguin colony data existing in the GIS is without error. Also, errors accumulated in the creation of the digitised ... View entire text
Access Constraints Available format type: ArcView shapefile. Stored as geographicals with a projection file.
Access constraint: ArcView shapefiles are available on the web.Refer to the link below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: shapefiles
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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: 2000-02-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12
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