Southern Ocean Fronts

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Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated December 21, 2020, 10:04 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:21 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category oceans
Temporal Extent Start 1994-01-01
Temporal Extent End 1994-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2001
Lineage This information is gathered from the paper by Alejandro H. Orsi, Thomas Whitworth III, and Worth D. Nowlin Jr (1995) On the meridional extent and fronts of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current., Deep-Sea Research, 42, 5, 641-673.This is a line dataset stored as shape file. The fronts were derived as part of the analysis done in the lead up to the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE). The fields in this dataset are: Subtropical front, Subantarctic front, Polar front, Southern Antarctic circumpolar current front (loop 1 and 2), Antarctic circumpolar current, Boundary (southern boundary of the ACC), longitude and latitude.
West Longitude -179.999
South Latitude -70.459
East Longitude 179.999
North Latitude -30.4
Spatial Reference System UTM 21S WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Resource Reference Please acknowledge data source as: Alejandro H. Orsi, Thomas Whitworth III, and Worth D. Nowlin Jr (1995)On the meridional extent and fronts of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current., Deep-Sea Research, 42, 5, 641-673
Data Format shape
Update Frequency unknown
Accuracy Unknown
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2015-12-01
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-CAASM-242

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