Moss beds at Casey: detailed map of experimental sites
Entry ID: ASAC_1313_Casey_Moss_Map_2003

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Abstract: The data are comprised of a spreadsheet with locations (latitude and longitude) and labels for moss bed quadrats. The quadrats are located in two sites: Antarctic Specially Protected Area 135 (formerly Site of Special Scientific Interest 16) near Casey Station; and on Robinson Ridge south of Casey. The letter in the quadrat label indicates the vegetation community type: B for Bryophyte, M for ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.23   S: -66.5   E: 110.75   W: 110.3

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-25
Stop Date: 2003-02-28
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 m
Longitude Resolution: 10 m
ISO Topic Category
Quality The moss bed boundaries and experimental plots were mapped with a GARMIN 26 GPS receiver that has an accuracy slightly better than a standard handheld, enabling the boundaries of the moss beds and the plot of experimental locations to be exact within 2 to 8m.
Access Constraints The data are not yet publicly available.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 10 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: free
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Environmental Protection and Change
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: TAS
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-28
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