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NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea - Marine Mammal Data
Entry ID: AAS_4102_2015_New_Zealand_Australia_Antarctic_Ecosystems_Voyage


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Summary
Abstract: This metadata record is a parent for all data on Antarctic blue whales collected during the 2015 New Zealand-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage. Description of specific data sets can be found in the Voyage Science Plan and within child datasets.

Purpose: The New Zealand-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage was a 42-day research expedition to the Ross Sea region between the 29 January and 11 March 2015. The focus of the voyage was multidisciplinary ecological studies of marine foodwebs of importance to top predators. This dataset primarily describes the research related to the Antarctic Blue Whale Project of the IWC-Southern Ocean Research ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -40.0   S: -75.0   E: -175.0   W: 160.0
Min Altitude: 0 METRE Max Altitude: 0 METRE
Min Depth: 0 METRE Max Depth: 0 METRE

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Andrews-Goff, V., Double, M. and Miller, B.S.
Dataset Title: NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea - Marine Mammal Data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2017-09-12
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-01-29
Stop Date: 2015-03-11
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Access Constraints See the child records for access to the data. A copy of the cruise report is publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This dataset has been collected under the International Whaling Commission?s (IWC) Southern Ocean Research Partnership (SORP). The IWC-SORP ethos is one of open collaboration, communication and data sharing. The Data User will acknowledge the use of the IWC SORP dataset by the following statement:
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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: 3 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6232 3122
Email: virginia.andrews-goff at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Double, M.C. et al. (2015), Cruise report on blue whale research from the NZ / Aus Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage 2015 of the Southern Ocean Research Partnership., SC/66a/SH7, 1-22, Paper submitted to the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-09-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10


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