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Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM03 Seabird MicroCAT CTD moorings at three depths in ocean cavity beneath the shelf - 2011/2012 data
Entry ID: AAS_4096_AM03_MicroCAT

Abstract: AM03 borehole drilled December 2005.

Data being collected at annual re-visits to site.

Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats. A word document providing further information is also available as part of the download.

All of the .dat files of data can be viewed with a text editor such as Wordpad.

2011-2012 data may be final data from the unit owing to battery failure.

The original project for this dataset was ASAC 1164, but recent data fall under the auspices of project AAS 4096.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -70.56   S: -70.56   E: 70.33   W: 70.33
Min Altitude: 86.7 METRES Max Altitude: 86.7 METRES
Min Depth: 700 METRES Max Depth: 1300 METRES

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Vogel, S.
Dataset Title: Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM03 Seabird MicroCAT CTD moorings at three depths in ocean cavity beneath the shelf - 2011/2012 data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2015-01-28
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-07-01
Stop Date: 2012-06-30
Quality See Readme file and calibration document ... SeaBird MicroCAT CTD units placed at three depths in the 600 m deep ocean cavity beneath the ice shelf ... ongoing recording until batteries fail, expected lifetime is 3-5 years ...

Moorings approximately 700-1300 m sub-shelf ocean cavity.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download at the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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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: 3.3 MB
Distribution Format: text, .dat, word
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6226 7648
Email: stefan.vogel at
Contact Address:
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-01-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20