This record describes GIS polygon data (shapefile) representing the boundaries of Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPAs) and Antarctic Specially Managed Areas (ASMAs) in the Australian Antarctic Territory managed by the Australian Antarctic Division.
The dataset also includes a spreadsheet with the planimetric areas of these ASPAs and ASMAs.
Data quality information for each feature in the shapefile can be accessed by entering the Qinfo number for the feature, given in the attribute table, in the 'Search Datasets and Quality' tab at the 'SCAR Feature Catalogue' web page (see url below).
The dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
The data are available for download from the URLs given below.
The data are available for non-commercial use only and the Australian Antarctic Data Centre should be acknowledged in any publication resulting from use of the data.
"Antarctic Specially Protected Areas and Antarctic Specially Managed Areas in the Australian Antarctic Territory - GIS polygon dataset." is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.