GIS Data representing the buildings at the old Casey stationEntry ID: oldcasey_buildings_gis
Abstract: Work commenced on the original Casey station in 1964 and it was fully operational by February 1969. Casey was a novel concept in Antarctic stations at the time with living and sleeping quarters, and some work buildings, in a straight line and connected on the windward side by an aerodynamic corrugated iron tunnel. All were elevated on scaffolding pipe to allow the flow-through of the violent winds common in the region. The tunnel station was decommissioned, demolished and all parts returned to Australia by 1993.
The final data in this dataset is a polygon shapefile representing the buildings at the original (now called 'old') Casey station. Included also are: (i) other files used to create the final shapefile; and (ii) a Readme file with explanation about the procedure used.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Smith, D.T.
Dataset Title: GIS Data representing the buildings at the old Casey station
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2014-09-23
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Dataset DOI: doi:10.26179/5c98624acb17bOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/oldcasey_buildings_gis
Start Date: 1991-08-01Stop Date: 1991-08-01
Quality The date in Temporal Coverage (August 1991) is the date of issue of 'Casey Old Station Master Plan Issue No 11', the last master plan showing all the buildings in the shapefile present.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
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=oldcasey... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 8 Mb
Distribution Format: shapefiles, dwg file, jpeg
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3577
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2014-09-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-02