Dataset

Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany-Australia (PCMEGA)

Australian Antarctic Data Centre
WILSON, CHRISTOPHER KAY
Viewed: [[ro.stat.viewed]] Cited: [[ro.stat.cited]] Accessed: [[ro.stat.accessed]]
ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info%3Aofi%2Ffmt%3Akev%3Amtx%3Adc&rfr_id=info%3Asid%2FANDS&rft_id=info:doi10.4225/15/5549AB23AD785&rft.title=Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany-Australia (PCMEGA)&rft.identifier=10.4225/15/5549AB23AD785&rft.publisher=Australian Antarctic Data Centre&rft.description=These data are gravity and magnetometer data collected as part of the PCMEGA (Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany and Australia) expedition of 2002/2003. An excerpt from the readme file associated with the data are provided below. For the full information, see the download file. ************************************************************************ * PCMEGA Airborne Magnetics and Gravity Survey * * Prince Charles Mountains, Australian Territory, Antarctica * ************************************************************************ ------------------------------------------------------------------------ SURVEY SPECIFICATIONS ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Survey company Fugro Airborne Surveys / Fugro-LCT FAS job number 1550 LCT job number 5203 Survey dates December 2002 - January 2003 Base of operations Mount Cresswell, Antarctica Traverse spacing 5000 metres Traverse direction 000-180 degrees Tie spacing 25000 metres Tie direction 090-270 degrees Line kilometres flown 29,844 Survey altitude constant GPS height Mean GPS Height Area X2138 metres Area Y2745 metres Area Z3347 metres Survey boundary Datum WGS84 1. 67.799202E 77.581104S 2. 61.088149E 77.189071S 3. 62.633286E 75.420516S 4. 60.171411E 75.219142S 5. 61.877412E 73.837674S 6. 66.818626E 74.203749S 7. 67.469672E 73.373793S 8. 70.743586E 73.546207S 9. 67.799202E 77.581104S ------------------------------------------------------------------------ GEODETIC INFORMATION ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Datum WGS84 Projection Lambert Conic Conformal Central meridian 80E Latitude origin 75S False easting 928916 False northing 554262 Standard parallel 1 72.66667S Standard parallel 2 75.33333S ------------------------------------------------------------------------ AIRCRAFT ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Aircraft type DHC-6-300 Twin Otter Aircraft registration C-GCKB Aircraft supplier Kenn Borek Air Canada Average velocity 67 metres/second ------------------------------------------------------------------------ MAGNETICS SYSTEM ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Magnetometer Scintrex Model CS-2 Caesium Vapour Installation bird towed on 53 metre cable Resolution 0.001 nanotesla Cycle rate 0.1 second Sample interval 6.7 metres Base station 2 x Scintrex Envi Mags Cycle rate5 seconds ------------------------------------------------------------------------ GRAVITY SYSTEM ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Gravity system LaCoste and Romberg 'S' Meter ZLS UltraSys Airborne upgraded Resolution 0.1 mGal Cycle rate 1 second Sample interval 67 metres ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ALTITUDE SYSTEM ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Radar altimeter Collins ALT 50 Radar Altimeter Range approximately 750 metres Cycle rate 0.1 second Laser altimeter Optech ADM Laser Altimeter Range approximately 600 metres Cycle rate 0.1 second Barometric altimeter Paroscientific 215A-101 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ POSITIONING SYSTEM ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Aircraft GPS Trimble 4700 Navigation system Picodas PNAV-2100 Navigation real-time differential GPS Base GPS Novatel GPScard 951R Flightpath recovery post-processed differentially corrected GPS ========================================================================&rft.creator=WILSON, CHRISTOPHER KAY &rft.date=2004&rft.coverage=northlimit=-60.17; southlimit=-70.74; westlimit=73.37; eastLimit=77.58; projection=WGS84&rft.coverage=northlimit=-60.17; southlimit=-70.74; westlimit=73.37; eastLimit=77.58; projection=WGS84&rft_rights=This data set conforms to the CCBY 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=ASAC_1215 when using these data.&rft_subject=geoscientificInformation&rft_subject=GRAVITY&rft_subject=EARTH SCIENCE&rft_subject=SOLID EARTH&rft_subject=GRAVITY/GRAVITATIONAL FIELD&rft_subject=MAGNETIC FIELD&rft_subject=GEOMAGNETISM&rft_subject=ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS&rft_subject=GPS&rft_subject=MAGNETISM&rft_subject=PCMEGA&rft_subject=PRINCE CHARLES MOUNTAINS&rft_subject=Altimeters&rft_subject=Gravimeters&rft_subject=MAGNETOMETERS&rft_subject=GPS > Global Positioning System&rft_subject=FIELD SURVEYS&rft_subject=FIELD INVESTIGATION&rft_subject=CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > Prince Charles Mountains&rft_subject=GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR&rft_place=Hobart&rft.type=dataset&rft.language=English Access the data

Licence & Rights:

view details

This data set conforms to the CCBY 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=ASAC_1215 when using these data.

Access:

Open view details

These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL. Files are stored in Geosoft format. Geosoft software is required to view, share, print, etc these data. Geosoft provide a free software download of a viewer, which can be used for this purpose. An HPGL viewer (such as Swiftview) is required to view the maps provided in the download file. The research publications are only available for download to AAD personnel.

Brief description

These data are gravity and magnetometer data collected as part of the PCMEGA (Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany and Australia) expedition of 2002/2003.

An excerpt from the readme file associated with the data are provided below. For the full information, see the download file.

************************************************************************
* PCMEGA Airborne Magnetics and Gravity Survey *
* Prince Charles Mountains, Australian Territory, Antarctica *
************************************************************************
------------------------------------------------------------------------
SURVEY SPECIFICATIONS
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Survey company Fugro Airborne Surveys / Fugro-LCT
FAS job number 1550
LCT job number 5203
Survey dates December 2002 - January 2003
Base of operations Mount Cresswell, Antarctica

Traverse spacing 5000 metres
Traverse direction 000-180 degrees
Tie spacing 25000 metres
Tie direction 090-270 degrees
Line kilometres flown 29,844

Survey altitude constant GPS height
Mean GPS Height
Area X2138 metres
Area Y2745 metres
Area Z3347 metres

Survey boundary
Datum WGS84
1. 67.799202E 77.581104S
2. 61.088149E 77.189071S
3. 62.633286E 75.420516S
4. 60.171411E 75.219142S
5. 61.877412E 73.837674S
6. 66.818626E 74.203749S
7. 67.469672E 73.373793S
8. 70.743586E 73.546207S
9. 67.799202E 77.581104S

------------------------------------------------------------------------
GEODETIC INFORMATION
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Datum WGS84
Projection Lambert Conic Conformal
Central meridian 80E
Latitude origin 75S
False easting 928916
False northing 554262
Standard parallel 1 72.66667S
Standard parallel 2 75.33333S

------------------------------------------------------------------------
AIRCRAFT
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Aircraft type DHC-6-300 Twin Otter
Aircraft registration C-GCKB
Aircraft supplier Kenn Borek Air Canada
Average velocity 67 metres/second

------------------------------------------------------------------------
MAGNETICS SYSTEM
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Magnetometer Scintrex Model CS-2 Caesium Vapour
Installation bird towed on 53 metre cable
Resolution 0.001 nanotesla
Cycle rate 0.1 second
Sample interval 6.7 metres

Base station 2 x Scintrex Envi Mags
Cycle rate5 seconds

------------------------------------------------------------------------
GRAVITY SYSTEM
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Gravity system LaCoste and Romberg 'S' Meter
ZLS UltraSys Airborne upgraded
Resolution 0.1 mGal
Cycle rate 1 second
Sample interval 67 metres

------------------------------------------------------------------------
ALTITUDE SYSTEM
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Radar altimeter Collins ALT 50 Radar Altimeter
Range approximately 750 metres
Cycle rate 0.1 second

Laser altimeter Optech ADM Laser Altimeter
Range approximately 600 metres
Cycle rate 0.1 second

Barometric altimeter Paroscientific 215A-101

------------------------------------------------------------------------
POSITIONING SYSTEM
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Aircraft GPS Trimble 4700
Navigation system Picodas PNAV-2100
Navigation real-time differential GPS
Base GPS Novatel GPScard 951R
Flightpath recovery post-processed differentially corrected GPS

========================================================================

Issued: 2004-02-17

Data time period: 2002-12-01 to 2003-01-31

Click to explore relationships graph

77.58,-60.17 77.58,-70.74 73.37,-70.74 73.37,-60.17 77.58,-60.17

75.475,-65.455

text: northlimit=-60.17; southlimit=-70.74; westlimit=73.37; eastLimit=77.58; projection=WGS84

Identifiers