Antarctic Bathymetric Data Index

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This dataset was last updated on LINZ Data Service on 22 Nov 2016.

This index enables you to identify the freely available bathymetric data held and used by LINZ on its Antarctic (Ross Dependency) coastal nautical charts. Some of our data holdings date back to the 1960s. The polygons comprising the index show the extent of the survey datasets. The attributes attached to each polygon will enable you to view, amongst other attributes, the age and quality of the bathymetric data.

Please refer to the LINZ Bathymetric Index Data Dictionary for further information about the attributes of this dataset.

The bathymetric data is not downloadable from the LINZ Data Service. Datasets prior to the year 2000 are predominantly available only as georeferenced TIFF images of the original hard copy sounding sheets. Data post-2000 is often available as both georeferenced TIFF images and as digital data files (vector data in plain text format).

Requests for the bathymetric data should be sent to customersupport@linz.govt.nz with “Hydro Bathy Data” in the subject line. Requests must, as a minimum, specify the id, chart_no and serial_no as shown in the attributes attached to each polygon representing the datasets of interest.

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand

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You must attribute the creator in your own works.

Attachments
1. Bathymetric Data Dictionary 815 KB pdf
Technical Details
Layer ID 3409
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 49
Primary key id
Attributes id, chart_no, serial_no, surv_org, category, surv_title, surv_start, surv_end, quality, scale, surf_res, sound_acc, line_space, vert_datum, sound_tech, sss_tech, hor_acc, hor_datum, hor_tech, surf_name, source_ref
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
History
Added 24 Jun 2016
Last updated 22 Nov 2016
Revisions 10 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Nov. 22, 2016 from Shapefile in WGS 84.