Windmill Islands GIS data update from various sources
Entry ID: gis164

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Summary
Abstract: The Australian Antarctic Data Centre's topographic GIS data for the Windmill Islands, Antarctica were originally mapped mainly from aerial photography: refer to the metadata record 'Windmill Islands 1:50000 Topographic GIS Dataset'.
Since then features from various sources have been added to this data.

The data are available for download as part of the Windmill Islands GIS dataset from a Related URL.

The data are formatted according to the SCAR Feature Catalogue (see Related URL). Data that are part of this dataset have Dataset_id = 164 in the SCAR Feature Catalogue format. Dataset_id is an attribute in the attribute table.
Data quality information for any feature can be searched for at the Related URL by entering the Qinfo number of the feature at the 'Search datasets and quality' tab. Qinfo is an attribute in the attribute table.

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Download Windmill Islands GIS data


Link: GET SERVICE
Description: Search the SCAR Feature Catalogue, dataset identifiers and quality information indicators


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset


Geographic Coverage
 N: -66.1 S: -66.633  E: 110.783  W: 110.133

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-04-01
Stop Date: 2010-03-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > Windmill Islands
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
LAND SURFACE >TOPOGRAPHY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER


Platform
FIELD SURVEYS    [Information]
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS    [Information]


Instrument
Cameras    [Information]
GPS >Global Positioning System    [Information]
GPS RECEIVERS    [Information]
CAMERA


Access Constraints
The data are publicly available in shapefile format for download from the url 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 at the provided URL when using these data.


Keywords
GIS
WINDMILL ISLANDS


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia    [Information]
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_Format: shapefiles
Fees: free


Personnel
URSULA HARRIS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3519
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia


DAVID T. SMITH
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3577
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-03-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11

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