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Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Archive of Project Documentation - CAML_Project_Archive.Ships
Entry ID: CAML_Project_Archive.Ships

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 ... View entire text

Purpose: CAML Ships includes: list of the 18 ships that participated in the CAML project; map showing the voyages of the ships in the Southern Ocean.
Related URL
Description: Website for the CAML project
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Daria O. Carle
Dataset Title: CAML_Project_Archive
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
ISO Topic Category
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints A copy of the archived documents are available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.

Creative Commons License
This "Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Archive of Project Documentation - CAML_Project_Archive.Ships" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Data Set Progress
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: 2.3 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 03 62323124
Email: victoria.wadley at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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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
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-12-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-02-03

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