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Record Search Query: [Parameters: Topic='BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION', Term='ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES', Variable_Level_1='ARTHROPODS']
Invertebrate Monitoring on Macquarie Island
Entry ID: ASAC_104

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Abstract: The objectives of this project were:

To monitor wind transported insects to Macquarie Island to establish which species can disperse long distances on wind in the Subantarctic and from where they originate in order to predict what successful new introductions could occur and increase understanding of long distance dispersal by insects. (2) Synchronously with the wind trapping to trap ground ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -55.0   E: 159.0   W: 158.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Davies, K.F., Melbourne, B.A., Greenslade, P., Green, K., van Klinken, R.D. and Jackson, J.
Dataset Title: Invertebrate Monitoring on Macquarie Island
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2000-07-17
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-09-01
Stop Date: 1996-03-31
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Quality The dates given in temporal coverage are approximate only. The project ran for a number of years, and produced several datasets.
Access Constraints The data are available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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This "Invertebrate Monitoring on Macquarie Island" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 35 KB
Distribution Format: csv, excel
Fees: free
Phone: +1 303 492 7035
Fax: +1 303 492 8699
Email: kendi.davies at
Contact Address:
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
UCB 334
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: CO 80309
Country: USA
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van Klinken R., Green A. (1992), The first record of Oniscidea (terrestrial Isopoda) from Macquarie Island., Polar Record, 28, 166, 240
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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