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High resolution still photographs of the seafloor across the Mertz Glacier Region
Entry ID: VMS_Benthic_Photography

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Abstract: Geoscience Australia and the Australian Antarctic Division conducted a benthic community survey using underwater still photographs on the shelf around the Mertz Glacier region. The purpose of the work was to collect high resolution still photographs of the seafloor across the shelf to address three main objectives:
to investigate benthic community composition in the area previously covered by ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -42.0   S: -67.0   E: 150.0   W: 140.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 4500 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-01-04
Stop Date: 2011-02-06
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Copies of the raw data are held at the AADC, but are not publicly available.
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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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 Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 5 GB
Distribution Format: Images
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 2 6249 9487
Fax: +61 2 6249 9956
Email: jodie.smith at
Contact Address:
Geoscience Australia
GPO Box 378
City: Canberra
Province or State: ACT
Postal Code: 0200
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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