Sea Ice Atlas from AVHRR imagery 1992-1999
Entry ID: Sea_Ice_Atlas_East_Antarctica

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Summary
Abstract: This Atlas presents a compilation of AVHRR satellite images of sea ice adjacent to the coast of Eastern Antarctica. It is produced primarily for use by marine and vertebrate ecologists within the Australian Antarctic Division and as a contribution to the CCAMLR Ecosystem Monitoring Program. It is anticipated that this atlas will have value to a wider range of research and other uses including ... View entire text
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Description: AVHRR images held by Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.0   S: -78.0   E: 175.0   W: 62.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-04-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
ISO Topic Category
Quality The quality of the images depend on cloud cover, daylight, view angle of satellite etc. See the reference for full details. Each image is renavigated to a single projection (polar stereographic). An interpretation of each image is described and presented as a graphic illustration.
Access Constraints The sea ice atlas is available as two bound volumes from the AAD library, or on a single CD. The archive of AVHRR images is available through the internet at the url given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).


Must be acknowledged with the following reference:

Michael K. and Hill K. (2003) Sea ice atlas East Antarctica AVHRR Imagery 1992-1999. Kerry K.R and Brolsma H.A.(Eds). Australian Antarctic Division. Commonwealth of Australia. Vols 1 and 2.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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: CD
Distribution Size: 342 MB
Distribution Format: png pdf
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3528
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: mapping 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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Publications/References
Michael K. and Hill K. (2003) Sea ice atlas East Antarctica AVHRR Imagery 1992-1999. Kerry K.R and Brolsma H.A.(Eds). Australian Antarctic Division. Commonwealth of Australia. Vols 1 and 2.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-12-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12
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