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Weddell seal reporting grid of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Entry ID: Wed_map


Summary
Abstract: This is a digital version of the grid reference map used to plot all sightings of Weddell seals in the Vestfold Hills. The point of origin is the same as the original map and each grid cell is numbered with the same numbering scheme. This can be used to plot any data using the same numbering scheme by joining (ArcInfo) or linking (ArcView) records to this coverage's polygon attribute table (pat) ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.32   S: -68.72   E: 78.62   W: 77.75

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Burton, H., Lake, S.E. and Van den Hoff, J.
Dataset Title: Weddell seal reporting grid of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2019-02-28
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 2
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/Wed_map
Parent DIF
This description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
AADC-00048

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-09-30
Stop Date: 1990-03-31
Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Quality Positional Accuracy
1 m to 10 m

There are several sources of error:

1. Inaccuracies in the original map, both in the shape of the coastline and in the geodetic framework. In 1958, the geodetic control for the aerial photography would have been done using astronomical observations.
2. Inaccuracies in the 'modern' (UTM) coastline. There are known to be ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL. A link to the map in the map catalogue is also provided.
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=Wed_map when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 85 kb
Distribution Format: Shapefiles
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-02-28


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