Search Help
Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Archive of Project Documentation - CAML_Project_Archive.Data_Synthesis
Entry ID: CAML_Project_Archive.Data_Synthesis

Abstract: The Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Project Archive is a collection of scanned documents, maps, videos, and other related material that comprise the organisation and management documentation associated with a major research project of international significance. CAML measured the distribution and abundance of life in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica so that future impacts of climate ... View entire text

Purpose: CAML_Data_Synthesis includes: the original proposal, proposed strategy, research plan, and final report of the data synthesis of CAML. Also referred to as the Polar Synthesis Macroscope.
Related URL
Description: Download the documents
View entire list
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Daria O. Carle
Dataset Title: CAML_Project_Archive
Parent DIF
This description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints Copies of the relevant documents can be downloaded at the provided URL.
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
Phone: +61 03 62323124
Email: victoria.wadley at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
View entire list
Brandt, A, et al (2007), First insights into the biodiversity and biogeography of the Southern Ocean deep sea, Nature, 447, 307-311, doi:10.1038/nature05827
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-12-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23