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Environmental Domains of Antarctica Version 2.0 Final Report
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Abstract: A report on the physical environment-based classification for the whole Antarctic Continent. This classification built on the success Landcare Research scientists have achieved in developing a classification of New Zealand's terrestrial environments (Land Environments of New Zealand or LENZ - Leathwick et al. 2002b). The classification was designed to provide a data-derived, spatially explicit ... View entire text
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  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Keys, H. and Morgan, F.
Dataset Title: Environmental Domains of Antarctica Version 2.0 Final Report
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2008-12-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-11-01
Stop Date: 2007-11-30
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Quality The dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and merely relate to the publication of the report.
Access Constraints This report and shapefile contents are being hosted by the AADC for the benefit of the Antarctic community thanks to the generous support of Landcare Research, New Zealand.

They are available for download from the URL given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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No part of this work covered by copyright may be reproduced or copied in any form or by any means (graphic, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping, information retrieval systems, or otherwise) without the written permission of the publisher.

Copyright Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd 2007
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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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: 4.1 MB
Distribution Format: PDF, Shapefiles
Fees: free
Contact Address:
Department of Conservation
City: Turangi
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-12-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23