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Australian Antarctic Data Centre

The Australian Antarctic Data Centre (AADC) was established in response to Australia’s participation in the Antarctic Treaty System - (ATS — The Centre is committed to the free and open exchange of scientific data and is working collaboratively with international centres, networks and scientists to build a sustainable polar data commons ( The AADC team blends scientific domain expertise with skills in computing and information systems to deliver professional data management and analysis services to Antarctic scientists and environmental managers. As Australia’s Antarctic Mapping agency, the AADC also supports the logistical operations of the Australian Antarctic Program. This unique combination of functions and skills places the AADC in an ideal position to provide tailored spatial data management services to Australia’s Antarctic research community. Most AADC services are delivered online using well known, robust software development tools and open source solutions. Data delivery systems, where appropriate, use international standards for data exchange and data discovery.

Member Profile

Organization Name Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Membership Type Regular Member
Member Since 13 Dec 2011
Organization Website
Host Organization Name Australian Government, Antarctic Division
Representative Name Dave Connell
Address Australian Antarctic Division, 203 Channel Highway, Kingston, Tasmania 7050
Network Affiliation We are a member of the Australian Oceanographic Data Centre Joint Facility, which in turn is a member of IODE

Updated:22 Jan 2019