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Vegetation History and Environmental Change on Macquarie Island
Entry ID: ASAC_777

Abstract: Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 777, Vegetation History and Environmental Change on Macquarie Island Studied by Analysing Present Vegetation and the Underlying Peat on Slopes Subject to Peat Slides.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.5   S: -54.7   E: 158.9   W: 158.7

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-09-01
Stop Date: 1996-03-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.

This metadata record has been edited and updated by staff at the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.
Access Constraints A pdf copy of some of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided url. Unfortunately no other data are available in digital form. Copies of the PhD thesis produced from this work are available for loan/viewing at the Macquarie University library, and the Australian Antarctic Division library.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the provided URL when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 2,621 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Email: john.pickard at
Country: Australia
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Pickard, J. and Selkirk, J.M. 1997 An improved hand corer sampler for peat. Palynology 21, 209-211.

Selkirk, J.M. (1996) Peat slides on subantarctic Macquarie Island Z. Geomorph. N.F. Suppl.-Bd. 105 61-72;

Adamson, D.A., Selkirk, J.M., Seppelt, R.D. (1993) Serpentinite, harzburgite, and vegetation on subantarctic Macquarie Island. Arctic and Alpine ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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