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GIS mapping of vegetation cover at two specially protected areas; Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and Cape Bird
Entry ID: K024_2007_2008_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: The ground cover of vegetation was mapped for the entire ASPA (Antarctic Specially Protected Areas) at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and at Cape Bird including mosses, lichen and algae. The method for estimating ground cover first involved dividing the ASPA into zones with similar environmental characteristics, and estimating the vegetation density. Separate percentage ground cover for moss, lichen and algae were estimated and recorded in a vegetation GIS data layer.Twenty vegetation change monitoring sites were established at Botany Bay and 2 sites at Cape Bird and recorded using GPS coordinates and photographic techniques.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.0   S: -77.0   E: 162.58   W: 162.58  
2.   N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-01-17
Stop Date: 2008-01-27
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 7 838 4225
Fax: +64 7 838 4324
Email: greentga at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Waikato
PO Box 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-01

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