Davis Coastal Seabed Mapping Survey, Antarctica (GA4301/AAS2201/HI468) - Interpreted Geomorphic MapEntry ID: Davis_seabed_geomorphic_map
Abstract: The Davis Coastal Seabed Mapping Survey, Antarctica (GA-4301 / AAS2201 / HI468) was conducted on the Australian Antarctic Division workboat Howard Burton during February-March 2010 as a component of Australian Antarctic Science (AAS) Project 2201 - Natural Variability and Human Induced Change on Antarctic Nearshore Marine Benthic Communities.
The survey was undertaken as a collaboration between ... Geoscience Australia, the Australian Antarctic Division and the Australian Hydrographic Service (Royal Australian Navy). The survey acquired multibeam bathymetry and backscatter datasets from the nearshore region of the Vestfold Hills around Davis Station, Antarctica. These datasets are described by the metadata record with ID Davis_multibeam_grids.
This dataset comprises an interpreted geomorphic map produced for the central survey area using multibeam bathymetry and backscatter grids and their derivatives (e.g. slope, contours). Six geomorphic units; basin, valley, embayment, pediment, bedrock outcrop and scarp were identified and mapped using definitions suitable for interpretation at the local scale (nominally 1:10 000). Polygons were created using a combination of automatic extraction and manual digitisation in ArcGIS.
For further information on the geomorphic mapping methods and a description of each unit, please refer to OBrien P.E., Smith J., Stark J.S., Johnstone G., Riddle M., Franklin D. (2015) Submarine geomorphology and sea floor processes along the coast of Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica, from multibeam bathymetry and video data. Antarctic Science 27:566-586.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Smith, J. and O'Brien, P.
Dataset Title: Davis Coastal Seabed Mapping Survey, Antarctica (GA4301/AAS2201/HI468) - Interpreted Geomorphic Map
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 2010-01-25Stop Date: 2010-03-29
Access Constraints The data are available for download from the Geoscience Australia website (see a Related URL).
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=Davis_se... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 2 6249 9487
Fax: +61 2 6249 9956
Email: jodie.smith at ga.gov.au
Geoscience Australia GPO Box 378
Province or State: ACT
Postal Code: 0200
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: phil.obrien.ant at gmail.com
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3577
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
O'Brien P.E., Smith J., Stark J.S., Johnstone G., Riddle M., Franklin D. (2015), Submarine geomorphology and sea floor processes along the coast of Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica, from multibeam bathymetry and video data., Antarctic Science, 27, 566-586, doi:doi:10.1017/S0954102015000371
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-08-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10