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Cape Denison bird survey, November - December 2002
Entry ID: ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_02

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Abstract: Diana Patterson carried out a census of Adelie Penguins and flying birds at Cape Denison in November, December 2002 at the request of Dr Eric Woehler.
Diana was at Cape Denison as part of a Mawson's Huts Foundation expedition.

The data include:
1 - Sketches of colony boundaries and nest locations and annotations on a map by Diana.
The map was provided to Diana by Eric and showed bird colonies ... View entire text
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Description: Download point for the shapefile and word documents
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -67.0   S: -67.01   E: 142.69   W: 142.65

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Patterson, D. and Woehler, E.
Dataset Title: Cape Denison bird survey, November - December 2002
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2009-08-06
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-11-01
Stop Date: 2002-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality See the word documents for further details.

Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints Two word documents detailing the work done, plus the census counts are available for download at the URL below. Also included in the download is a shapefile representing flying bird colony locations that were derived from the survey.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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: 15 kb
Distribution Format: word, shapefile
Fees: free
Email: diana.patterson at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23