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Vegetation History and Environmental Change on Macquarie Island
Entry ID: ASAC_777

Abstract: Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 777, Vegetation History and Environmental Change on Macquarie Island Studied by Analysing Present Vegetation and the Underlying Peat on Slopes Subject to Peat Slides.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.5   S: -54.7   E: 158.9   W: 158.7

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Pickard, J. and Selkirk-Bell, J.M.
Dataset Title: Vegetation History and Environmental Change on Macquarie Island
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2016-10-17
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 1980-03-31

Start Date: 1994-09-01
Stop Date: 1996-03-31
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.

This metadata record has been edited and updated by staff at the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.
Access Constraints A pdf copy of some of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only. Some data from the project are also publicly available for download from the provided URL. Copies of the PhD thesis produced from this work are available for loan/viewing at the Macquarie University library, and the Australian Antarctic Division library.
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
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 252 kb
Distribution Format: Excel, PDF
Fees: Free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 5,104 kb
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: Free
Email: john.pickard at
Country: Australia
Pickard, J. and Selkirk, J.M. (1997), An improved hand corer sampler for peat., Palynology, 21, 209-211
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24