SCAR - GPS Plate Tectonic SurveyEntry ID: ASAC_541
Abstract: Permanent GPS base stations were established at Mawson, Davis, Casey and Macquarie Island (as well as other international sites in Antarctica) as part of the Geodetic Infrastructure in Antarctica (GIANT) Program of the SCAR Working Group on Geodesy and Geographic Information -
These permanent sites are used by International GPS Service (IGS) Analysis Centres and researchers to determine tectonic plate motions. Results from IGS Analysis Centres is published by IERS (International Earth Rotation Service) and included in ITRF (International Terrestrial Reference Frame) determinations.
Data from the base stations is readily available - on a daily basis - from the CDDIS Data Centre.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Manning, J.
Dataset Title: SCAR - GPS Plate Tectonic Survey
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 1991-09-01Stop Date: 1996-04-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage and coordinates provided in spatial coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints Data available from the provided URLs.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_541 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-12-02