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Lidar data captured in 2009/10 in the Davis and Heidemann Valley area of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Entry ID: davis_lidar_2009

Abstract: This dataset consists of:
1 Lidar data captured by the Australian Antarctic Division in November 2009 in the Davis and Heidemann Valley area of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica.
The files are in las format.
2 A report about the processing of the lidar data that resulted in the las files.
The raw data from which the las files were derived are described by the metadata record 'High resolution digital aerial photography and LIDAR scanning of portions of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Group' which has an Entry ID of: Davis_2009_Aerial_Photography.
The lidar data were captured for the purpose of creating a Digital Elevation Model of the area.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.56   S: -68.61   E: 78.09   W: 77.94

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lieser, J., Brolsma, H. and Newbery, K.
Dataset Title: Lidar data captured in 2009/10 in the Davis and Heidemann Valley area of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2011-04-01
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-11-17
Stop Date: 2009-11-23
HELICOPTER Ancillary Description
Quality See the processing report for details.
Access Constraints Thse data are publicly available for download from 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: 925 MB
Distribution Format: las files, Word 2007 document
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6226 7899
Email: jan.lieser 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: 2016-06-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23