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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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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

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Smith, S.D.A.
Dataset Title: The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-30
Stop Date: 2000-12-23
ISO Topic Category
Quality Basic examination of entries for consistency of method. Volunteers used for data collection.
Access Constraints Data are published to SCAR-MarBIN, OBIS and GBIF, and are available at the Australian Antarctic Data Centre via the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_2163 when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
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 Media: HTTP
Fees: free
Phone: +61 2 6648 3908
Email: steve.smith at scu.edu.au
Contact Address:
Southern Cross University
National Marine Science Centre
PO Box 4321
City: Coffs Harbour
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2450
Country: Australia
Smith, S. D. A. (2002), Kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean., Global Ecology and Biogeography, 11, 1, 67-69, doi:doi:10.1046/j.1466-822X.2001.00259.x
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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