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Marine Debrismacquarie Island

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Marine debris records from beaches on Heard and Macquarie Islands and floating debris spotted on voyages.
Data were collected by observers surveying beaches either methodically or opportunistically, and by observers spotting debris as it floated past ships.
The data were originally collated into a searchable database, but the application is no longer supported by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. An extract of the data is attached to this metadata record. The extract is in Excel format, and each worksheet is a copy of a database table.

Wed 09 Dec 2015 21:24:29 EST.

Jun 2, 2016 - A rough clip showing the process of collecting beach stranded marine debris on the rough shores of sub Antarctic Macquarie Island. Macquarie island is an island with lots of marine life that has been impacted by marine debris. All of the animals that are living on Macquarie island are finding it very hard to live around all this disgusting and disgraceful amount of rubbish that is not only destroying them but destroying their environment that they have to live in! Marine debris records from beaches on Heard and Macquarie Islands and floating debris spotted on voyages. Data were collected by observers surveying beaches either methodically or opportunistically, and by observers spotting debris as it floated past ships. The data were originally collated into a searchable database, but the application is no longer supported by the Australian Antarctic Data.

Marine

Issued: 20060323

Data time period: 1987-01-22 to 2002-02-18

Marine Debrismacquarie Island
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  • Originator AADC
  • Resource provider AU/AADC > Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia
  • Publisher Australian Antarctic Data Centre

73.4,-52.95 73.4,-53.01 73.27,-53.01 73.27,-52.95 73.4,-52.95

73.335,-52.98

158.96393,-54.47961 158.96393,-54.78485 158.76617,-54.78485 158.76617,-54.47961 158.96393,-54.47961

158.86505,-54.63223

160,-42 160,-68 60,-68 60,-42 160,-42

110,-55

text: northlimit=-52.95; southlimit=-53.01; westlimit=73.27; eastLimit=73.4

text: northlimit=-54.47961; southlimit=-54.78485; westlimit=158.76617; eastLimit=158.96393

text: northlimit=-42; southlimit=-68; westlimit=60; eastLimit=160

Marine Debrismacquarie Island

Marine Debrismacquarie Island Park

AMD AMD/AU CEOS CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS EARTH SCIENCE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS FIELD SURVEYS FISHING DEBRIS FLOTSAM GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR HUMAN DIMENSIONS JETSAM OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > HEARD AND MCDONALD ISLANDS OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN > MACQUARIE ISLAND OCEAN CIRCULATION OCEAN CONTAMINANTS OCEAN CURRENTS OCEANS PLASTICS VISUAL OBSERVATIONS WATER QUALITY environment oceans

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Data Set Citation

uri : https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/DB_Marine_Debris

Marine debris dataset of Heard Island and Macquarie Island beaches and observed from ships, 1987-2002

Marine Debrismacquarie Island Beach

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  • URI : https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/DB_Marine_Debris