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Subsurface investigations of Marine Plain
Entry ID: ASAC_2400

Abstract: Marine Plain at Vestfold Hills, contains a unique record of sea level, climate and glacial history within its sediments and microfossils. Coring of the deeper sediments will reveal how this part of coastal east Antarctica changed during the Neogene (26 million years-the present).

Project objectives:
The proposal aims to better understand the Neogene (26 Ma-present) interactions of the East ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.5   S: -68.7   E: 78.2   W: 78.1
Min Altitude: -10 M Max Altitude: 30 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gore, D.
Dataset Title: Subsurface investigations of Marine Plain
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2016-04-30
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-10-01
Stop Date: 2005-03-01

Start Date: 2007-09-30
Stop Date: 2010-03-31
Quality Please note that all data are in some form of 'raw' format. The ERI_Sounding folder contains a summary excel spreadsheet (most useful) as well as all files in their original raw format.

NB: .*AMP = ABEM Multipurpose Format
.*S4K = raw ABEM Format

The ERI_Profiling folder contains raw data only. (.AMP + .S4K formats).

The Survey Data has not been ... View entire text
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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: 29.3 MB
Fees: free
Phone: +61 2 9850 8391
Fax: +61 2 9850 8420
Email: damian.gore at
Contact Address:
Department of Physical Geography
Macquarie University
City: Marsfield
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2109
Country: Australia
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-05-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-09-05