Heard Island: Baseline Data for Monitoring Longterm Change. (a) Vegetation Mapping from Orthophotos.
Entry ID: HI_VEG_ORTHO_VEGMAP

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Summary
Abstract: Vegetation mapping from orthophotos derived from non-metric photography for the north eastern, south eastern, south, west and north west coastal areas of Heard Island.

More information about the vegetation mapping process is documented in a pdf report entitled 'Notes for Heard Island Vegetation Mapping project 2002-2006' available for download at the url given below. The report is an updated ... View entire text
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Description: A shapefile displaying the photo centres for orthorectified aerial photography
on Heard Island
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -52.57   S: -53.2   E: 73.87   W: 73.25

Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
HI_VEG_OVERALL

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 1987-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 14 m
Longitude Resolution: 14 m
Instrument
Cameras Ancillary Description
Quality Digitising:
The original field mapping overlays prepared by Dr Jenny Scott between 1987 and 1988 were rectified with the aerial photos which they overlaid. When the digitising phase of the project commenced, it was thought that these overlays would simply be digitised and then checked and adjusted by Scott. However, it was found to be more effective for Scott to re-map and ... View entire text
Access Constraints A pdf document further detailing these data is available for download from the url given below. The document has been updated from an earlier version dated December 2004.

Shapefiles for photo centres and reliability are also available for download from the URLs given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the URL below when using these data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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 Size: 146 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: Free
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6226 2205
Fax: +61 3 6226 2989
Email: jenny.scott at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
SCHOOL OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
University of Tasmania
PRIVATE BAG 78
City: HOBART
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Scott, J.J. (1989) Vegetation Studies. In: ANARE Heard Island Report 1987-88. Ed. R. Kirkwood and E. Woehler.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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