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Winter Foraging Locations Of Southern Ocean Predators - sub-Antarctic islands
Entry ID: ASAC_2940

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Abstract: Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2940 See the link below for public details on this project.

The extent of Antarctic winter sea-ice influences all aspects of the Antarctic marine food-web. We will use natural variations in inter-annual ice extent, to assess how a key component of that ecosystem, the predators, use the sea ice zone. Core foraging areas and dietary ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -45.0   S: -70.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hindell, M. and Lea, M.A.
Dataset Title: Winter Foraging Locations Of Southern Ocean Predators - sub-Antarctic islands
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2018-10-05
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-30
Stop Date: 2011-03-31
Quality Values provided in spatial and temporal coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:
Variations to work plan or objectives:
Since the original submission of the proposal the project has undergone a change of focus due to logistic constraints imposed by the vertebrate pest eradication plan at Macquarie Island. The revised project objectives now ... View entire text
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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: 2 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 2645
Fax: +61 3 6226 2745
Email: mark.hindell at
Contact Address:
Department of Zoology
University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-05
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-06-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-09