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Aliens in Antarctica - Clothing Item and Propagule data
Entry ID: Aliens_in_Antarctica_visitor_data

Abstract: In the 2007/2008 southern summer season a stratified random selection of travellers to the Antarctic were sampled for propagules on their way to Antarctica or sub-Antarctic islands.

This dataset lists the number of seeds found on each visitor, as well as the number of different seed morphotypes (species) per visitor. In addition data on visitor characteristics are given, derived from the Visitor ... View entire text
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Description: Online repository of propagules and identifications
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -67.0   E: 160.0   W: 62.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Huiskes, A., Lee, J., Gremmen, N., Imura, S., Lebouvier, M., Hughes, K. and Bergstrom, D.M.
Dataset Title: Aliens in Antarctica - Clothing Item and Propagule data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2011-07-28
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-01
Stop Date: 2008-03-31
Quality Inconsistencies in the answers about previous use of items were solved as follows:

1. When an item was listed as used at Question 4 on page 1 of the questionnaire Aliens_in_Antarctica_QUESTIONNAIRE_2.5.pdf, it is taken as used

2. When an item was listed as used on page 3, it is taken as used, regardless of the answer to Q4 on page 1.

3. When an item has ... View entire text
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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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: 452 kb
Distribution Format: Excel, PDF
Fees: Free
Phone: +31 (0)113 577445
Fax: +31 (0)113 573616
Email: ad.huiskes at
Contact Address:
Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
P.O.Box 140
City: Yerseke
Province or State: Zeeland
Postal Code: 4400 AC
Country: The Netherlands
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-06-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-01-22