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Geoscience Australia Geophysical Observatories
Entry ID: ASAC_760

Abstract: Geoscience Australia Geophysical Observatories

Note, there are separate meta-data records for Geomagnetism and for seismology/nuclear monitoring.

Brief summary: AGSO (now Geoscience Australia) operates Geomagnetic and Seismological Observatories at Mawson, Macquarie Island and Casey.

There have been geomagnetic and seismological observatories at Heard Island and Wilkes in the past, closed to ... View entire text
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Description: Geomagnetism Data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -90.0   E: 160.0   W: 45.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hopgood, P. and Minty, B.
Dataset Title: Geoscience Australia Geophysical Observatories
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-09-30
Quality Values provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints The data can be accessed from the Geoscience Australia website. See the provided URLs.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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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
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Fees: free
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23