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Seafloor Mapping Survey, Windmill Islands and Casey region, Antarctica, December 2014 - February 2015
Entry ID: AAS_3326_seafloor_mapping_casey_2014_15

Abstract: From December 2014 to February 2015, Geoscience Australia conducted a multibeam sonar survey (GA-0348) of the coastal waters around Casey station and the adjacent Windmill Islands. The survey utilised GA's Kongsberg EM3002D multibeam echosounder, motion reference unit and C-Nav differential GPS system mounted on the Australian Antarctic Division's (AAD) science workboat the Howard Burton. The ... View entire text

Purpose: This data will be used for developing a seafloor geomorphological map, improving the regional navigational charts (RAN) and, in conjunction with supplementary datasets, developing informed environmental management protocols for this high use region.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.23   S: -66.31   E: 110.57   W: 110.36

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Carson, C., Forrest, D., Walker, G.A., Post, A., Smith, J., Spinoccia, M., Bartley, R. and Tracey, P.
Dataset Title: Seafloor Mapping Survey, Windmill Islands and Casey region, Antarctica, December 2014 - February 2015
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2014-12-22
Stop Date: 2015-01-30
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints The post survey report, bathymetric grid and seafloor imagery (video and still images) are available for download from the Geoscience Australia website (see related URLs).
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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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
Phone: +61 2 6249 9072
Email: chris.carson at
Contact Address:
Geoscience Australia
Corner of Jerrabomberra Av. and Hindmarsh Drv.,
GPO Box 378
City: Symonston
Province or State: Australian Capital Territory
Postal Code: 2609
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-05-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10