Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Archive of Project DocumentationEntry ID: CAML_Project_Archive
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Abstract: The Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Project Archive is a collection of scanned documents, maps, videos, and other related material that comprise the organisation and management documentation associated with a major research project of international significance. CAML measured the distribution and abundance of life in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica so that future impacts of climate ... change and human activities can be better understood. CAML coordinated the largest-ever survey of the Southern Ocean with 18 voyages in Antarctic waters, and inventoried over 16,000 marine species with hundreds new to science, provided DNA barcodes for 1,500 species, and has so far produced more than 600 scientific publications. CAML is a key activity of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR); a subproject of the Census of Marine Life (CoML); and was a major initiative of the 2007-2009 International Polar Year (IPY).
Purpose: The CAML Project Archive includes: internal and annual reports; reports to the funding agency (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation); maps of voyage routes and sampling areas; sampling protocols; research synthesis; science plans; barcoding project information; meeting agendas, minutes, and selected powerpoint presentations; list of ships and voyages; and videos, media, and press releases.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Daria O. Carle
Dataset Title: CAML_Project_Archive
Start Date: 2005-01-01Stop Date: 2010-12-31
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Data Set Progress
Phone: +61 03 62323124
Email: victoria.wadley at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Phone: +61 3 6226 2959
Email: michael.stoddart at utas.edu.au
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies University of Tasmania
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Phone: +44 1223 336550
Fax: +44 1223 336549
Email: mds68 at cam.ac.uk
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Scott Polar Research Institute, Lensfield Road
Postal Code: CB2 1ER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: afdoc at uaa.alaska.edu
Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage 3211 Providence Drive
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99508
Brandt, A, et al (2007), First insights into the biodiversity and biogeography of the Southern Ocean deep sea, Nature, 447, 307-311, doi:10.1038/nature05827
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-12-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10