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Entry ID: SMHI_IPY_Barentsburg

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Abstract: The Barentsburg survey consists of points, lines and polygons, representing standing and ruined remains of human activities in Barentsburg from the early 20th century - present. The remains were recorded within the framework of the IPY 2007-2009 project LASHIPA. The aim of the Barentsburg survey was to find and document standing structures as well as archaeological remains pertaining to coal mining activities there in the 20th century.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 78.06   S: 78.05   E: 14.22   W: 14.2

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Arctic Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Dataset Title: Barentsburg
Dataset Release Date: 2009-08-27
Dataset Release Place: Groningen
Dataset Publisher: Arctic Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-08-01
Stop Date: 2005-08-10
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Access Constraints Free
Use Constraints The data should be cited approriately
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Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Ministry of the Environment, Sweden Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +46114958332
Contact Address:
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
City: Norrköping
Postal Code: SE-60176
Country: Sweden
Distribution Format: SHP > ArcView Shapefile
Phone: +31503635954
Email: d.avango at
Contact Address:
Arctic Centre/Groningen Institute of Archaeology, Aweg 30
City: Groningen
Postal Code: 9718 CW Groningen
Country: The Netherlands
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-08-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-12-06