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Heard Island Coastal Orthophotos derived from Non-Metric Photography
Entry ID: HIC_NMOrthos


Summary
Abstract: The orthophoto is a rectified georeferenced image of the Heard Island Coastal Area. Distortions due to relief and tilt displacement have been removed. Orthophotos were derived from non-metric Hasselblad and Linhof cameras (focal length unknown).

The photos are between 17 MB and 193 MB each, and are in tiff format with associated world files.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -52.96   S: -53.2   E: 73.86   W: 73.24

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Harris, U.
Dataset Title: Heard Island Coastal Orthophotos derived from Non-Metric Photography
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2004-08-02
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/HIC_NMOrthos
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 1987-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 14 Metre(s)
Longitude Resolution: 14 Metre(s)
Instrument
Cameras Ancillary Description
Quality A series of photographs covering the coastline of Heard Island were captured using a Linhof camera during 1987. Some smaller scale photography were also captured using a Hasselblad camera during 1980.

Dr Jenny Scott visited Heard Island during 2000 to conduct vegetation surveys. Dr Scott used the photography as a base for her mapping and also used a global positioning system to ... View entire text
Access Constraints Refer to the metadata record with ID HI_VEG_ORTHOPHOTOS_VEGMAP for information about access to the orthophotos used for the vegetation mapping project.
The orthophotos not used for the vegetation mapping project are available from the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The file is HIC_NMOrthos.zip.
The centre points of the images are available for download as a shapefile at 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=HIC_NMOr... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 11.4 GB
Distribution Format: tiff
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3519
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-21


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