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Heard Island - Glacier extents mapped from satellite imagery and aerial photography.
Entry ID: heard_glacier_gis


Summary
Abstract: Abstract from: 'An inventory of present glaciers on Heard Island and their historical variation' by Andrew Ruddell.

Heard Island is a large ice-covered volcanic cone situated in the south Indian Ocean. Its location enables unique climatic information to be obtained from a very remote and predominantly maritime region. Past studies show that while some glaciers have undergone major recession since ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -52.95   S: -53.21   E: 73.9   W: 73.24
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 2750 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ruddell, A., Allison, I. and Harris, U.
Dataset Title: Heard Island - Glacier extents mapped from satellite imagery and aerial photography.
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2009-10-20
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
Quality The dataset was derived from a number of aerial photographs by digitising or eyeing in. For more information on data quality check the q info numbers that are linked to the dataset.

The dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.

Usually mapped to a Universal Transverse Mercator projection, Zone 43.
Access Constraints Available format type: ArcView shapefile. Stored as geographicals with a projection file.

The dataset is publicly available for download from the provided 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=heard_gl... 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: 266 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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Publications/References
Ruddell,Andrew (2002) in print: 'An inventory of present glaciers on Heard Island and their historical variation.'
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-02-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-16


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