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Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Archive of Project Documentation - CAML_Project_Archive.Documents
Entry ID: CAML_Project_Archive.Documents

Abstract: The Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) Project Archive is a collection of scanned documents, maps, videos, and other related material that comprise the organisation and management documentation associated with a major research project of international significance. CAML measured the distribution and abundance of life in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica so that future impacts of climate ... View entire text

Purpose: CAML Documents includes: early documents in the project's timeline; Expression of Intent for the 2007-2009 International Polar Year (Project #83) and thank you letters from IPY and IUCN; selected powerpoint presentations given at CAML meetings, showing the status of the project; reports to the funding agency (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation); the CAML Science Statement; list of the CAML Scientific Steering Committee members, and associated colleagues and invited experts during the project; and year-by-year calendars of CAML activities.
Related URL
Description: Website for the CAML project
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -80.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Daria O. Carle
Dataset Title: CAML_Project_Archive
Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints A copy of the archived documents are available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
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: 22 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 03 62323124
Email: victoria.wadley at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Brandt, A, et al (2007), First insights into the biodiversity and biogeography of the Southern Ocean deep sea, Nature, 447, 307-311, doi:10.1038/nature05827
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-12-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23