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Bird habitat surveys conducted in the Windmill Islands during 2002/03 and descriptive information of the terrestrial Environment in the Windmill Islands

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Abstract: Very little information is available on the geomorphology of areas surrounding Australian Antarctic stations. This type of information is generally collected during geological surveys. This metadata record gathers a range of descriptive geomorphological information of various nature:

-Habitat surveys were conducted in the season 2002-2003 in the Windmill Islands in parallel with bird ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.23   S: -66.5   E: 110.75   W: 110.3

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-11-12
Stop Date: 2003-02-16
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 10 m
Longitude Resolution: 10 m
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data were acquired with a Garmin 26 GPS receiver, the accuracy of which is better than an average handheld GPS model, such as the Garmin 12. In order not to overestimate the quality of the data, it is sensible to assume that nest locations were acquired with an uncertainty between 5 and 10 m.
Access Constraints The full dataset, including a word document providing further information about the dataset, is available for download from the url below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the URL below 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: 4.48 MB
Distribution Format: shapefiles, ArcView 3.2, Word
Fees: free
Email: eric.woehler at
Contact Address:
Birds Tasmania
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05