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Antarctic associations with Australian and South American cold outbreaks: Present and future
Entry ID: ASAC_2688

Abstract: Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2688 See the link below for public details on this project.

'Cold outbreaks' are severe meteorological events which have significant impacts on many aspects economic and social life in mid-latitude communities. This project will lead to a better scientific understanding of these events, and particularly will quantify the role played ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 2688
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Simmonds, I.
Dataset Title: Antarctic associations with Australian and South American cold outbreaks: Present and future
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-10-01
Stop Date: 2008-03-31
Quality The Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and represent the beginning and end of the 2005 - 2008 Antarctic seasons.

The latitudes and longitudes provided in spatial coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints PDF copies of some of the publications associated with this project are available for download to AAD staff only 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
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 11 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 9344 7216
Fax: +61 3 9344 7761
Email: simmonds at
Contact Address:
University of Melbourne
School of Earth Sciences
Province or State: Victoria
Postal Code: 3052
Country: Australia
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Ashcroft, L.C., Pezza, A.B. and Simmonds, I. (2010), Indian Ocean influences on cold events over southern Australia, Research Activities in Atmospheric and Oceanic Modelling, 40, WMO/TD-No
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23