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The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean
Entry ID: ASAC_2163

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Summary
Abstract: Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2163
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Records of observations of kelp rafts passing within 50 m of one side of the vessel over replicated periods of 1 hour. Data collected over subantarctic latitudes only. Records include: size, species, presence/absence of holdfast, latitude and longitude, ship speed.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -45.0   S: -53.0   E: 159.0   W: 150.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-11-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Basic examination of entries for consistency of method. Volunteers used for data collection.
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 2 6773 2937
Fax: +61 2 7673 3814
Email: ssmith2 at metz.une.edu.au
Contact Address:
ZOOLOGY, SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL
University of New England
SCIENCES
City: ARMIDALE
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2351
Country: Australia
Publications/References
Smith, S. D. A. (in press). Kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean. Global Ecology and Biogeography.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29

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