Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Topographic Mapping from Orthophoto Mosaic derived from Non-Metric PhotographyEntry ID: photo_mosaic_laurens_or_TopoMapping
Abstract: The Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Topographic Data was mapped from Ortho-rectified non-metric photography. The data consists of Coastline, Crater, Volcano, Island, Lagoon, Water Storage and Watercourse datasets digitised from the photography.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Harris, U.
Dataset Title: Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Topographic Mapping from Orthophoto Mosaic derived from Non-Metric Photography
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2007-11-27
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/photo_mosaic_laurens_or_To...
Start Date: 1980-01-01Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Latitude Resolution: 15 Metre(s)
Longitude Resolution: 15 Metre(s)
LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > TERRAIN ELEVATION > DIGITAL ELEVATION/TERRAIN MODEL (DEM)
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > INDIGENOUS VEGETATION
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > VEGETATION COVER
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > VEGETATION INDEX
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > VEGETATION SPECIES
LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING > VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS > VISIBLE IMAGERY
Quality Topographic features in the Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Coastal Area were mapped by a photogrammetrist from the ortho-rectified image mosaic described in photo_mosaic_laurens_or. The features were mapped using Erdas 8.7 and ArcView 8.3. The photography only covered coastal regions. Photography was taken using a non-metric camera and the data was rectified using GPS ground control and a ... small scale Radarsat DEM. The calibration details of the camera were unknown. Any additional topographic features mapped as part of the vegetation mapping project described in photo_mosaic_laurens_or_VegMapping which were not initially mapped were included in the topographic dataset. The digitised data was then imported into Arc/Info coverage format and topology was created. The data is attributed according to the SCAR Feature Catalogue.
Usually mapped to a Universal Transverse Mercator projection, Zone 43.
Access Constraints Stored data format: ArcView shapefiles
Available format type: ArcView shapefiles. Stored as geographicals with a projection file.
These data are publicly available for download from the provided URLs.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=photo_mo... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: shapefile
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3519
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-11-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-02