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1. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Mawson Area Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adélie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from ...


2. Aerial Photographic Census of Birds in the Windmill Islands in 1990-91 [ASAC_1219_AAT_Img_C_90]
Population data derived from counts of penguins on aerial photographs taken at 500m altitude. Odbert Island colonies were not photographed as the island is within ASPA 103. 23 flight runs were made. ...


3. Aerial Surveys of Adelie Penguins at Mawson Station Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_Img_APen_M]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains the results from aerial surveys of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson Station region, Antarctica. The surveys are used to determine population numbers, distributions ...


4. An inter-disciplinary investigation of biological, physical and geochemical lake processes [ASAC_1049]
Data for Crooked Lake and Lake Druzhby (CL and LD), Vestfold Hills.Programme Dec 98 - Feb 00 PI: Prof J Laybourn-Parry Winterer: Tracey Henshaw (any questions regarding the data sheets: plxtlh@nottingham.ac.uk) ...


5. Area - population relationships for Adélie Penguin colonies at Mawson. [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M_Area]   PARENT DIF
The relationship between colony area and population density of Adélie Penguins Pygoscelis adeliae was examined to determine whether colony area, measured from aerial or satellite imagery, could be ...


6. Assessing UV-B induced DNA damage in Antarctic plants: is desiccation a compounding factor? [ASAC_1310]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1310 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Increasing UV-radiation over Antarctica each spring may ...


7. Biodegradation of Petroleum in Soils and Beach Sands at Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_127]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 127 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The effect of nutrient ...


8. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes imformation relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number. 1) Isolation data: strain ...


9. Biodiversity and low temperature biology of Antarctic yeasts [ASAC_1002]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1002 See the link below for public details on this project. Taken from the abstracts of the referenced papers: A morphological and physiological characterization ...


10. Biodiversity of Microbial mats in Antarctica [ASAC_1049_Micromat]
From the Micromat home page: Research on microbial biodiversity in Antarctica is still in a starting phase though it is a very promising area of research. Antarctica is characterised by its geographical ...


11. Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans [ASAC_1200]
The aim of the study was to characterise the genetic biodiversity of populations of the copepod Paralabidocera antarctica and the cladoceran Daphniopsis studeri in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


12. Biogenic sediment history from diatom remains in cores along Wilkes Land [ASAC_1216]
Preliminary data set contains details of cores processed (eg. sample name/interval, dry weights, reactions, notes) and the methodology used. The future data set will document diatoms observed and ...


13. Biogeography of spiders on islands of the Southern Ocean [ASAC_1015_spiders]
These data are mainly based on a paper by Phil Pugh (Pugh 2004, Biogeography of spiders on the islands of the Southern Ocean, Journal of Natural History, 38:1461-1487), but has been updated for Subantarctic ...


14. Biological evolution of Antarctic lakes [ASAC_1131]
Beaver Lake, a large epishelf lake in Eastern Antarctica was sampled on two occasions during the austral summer of 2000. Two sites, one 1km offshore and another 6km offshore were sampled at intervals ...


15. Biology of Antarctic Algae [ASAC_102]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 102 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Six species ...


16. Biology of Southern Ocean squid, ecological importance and potential commercial implications - a preliminary assessment [ASAC_1242]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1242 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project will undertake preliminary ...


17. Biology of the Mertz Glacier Polynya - Protist Data [ASAC_1101_Protists]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1101 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Most of our knowledge of the Antarctic marine ecosystems ...


18. Bryophyte species composition over moisture gradients in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica; development of a baseline for monitoring climate change impacts [ASAC_1313_Baseline]   PARENT DIF
This metadata record describes supplementary material to accompany the listed publication, and the data described in the paper and the supplementary material relates to AAS (ASAC) project 1313, as ...


19. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT DIF
Surveys were conducted at the eastern and western ends of Heard Island during the 1987/1988 season. Burrow densities in different habitat types (vegetated and unvegetated) were determined from fixed ...


20. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1997 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_97]   PARENT DIF
Penguin counts conducted between 25 November and 2 December 1997. The census covered the following areas and rookeries in the Cape Dension area: rookeries north of Gadget Hut, outside Greenholm Hut ...


21. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1999 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_99]   PARENT DIF
Adelie penguin census November - December 1999 by Jim and Yvonne Claypoll following their winter at Cape Denison. A shapefile with the colony boundaries is available but counts are not available.


22. Cape Denison bird survey, November - December 2002 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_02]
Diana Patterson carried out a census of Adélie Penguins and flying birds at Cape Denison in November, December 2002 at the request of Dr Eric Woehler. Diana was at Cape Denison as part of a Mawson's ...


23. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_1015_macca_veg_change]
Taken from the report in the download file: Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit ...


24. Cold adaptation and functionality of the Antarctic Coastal Benthic Zones [ASAC_1165]
Antarctic sediments and sea-ice are important regulators in global biogeochemical and atmospheric cycles. These ecosystems contain a diverse range of bacteria whose biogeochemical roles remains largely ...


25. Cold adaptation in planktonic and sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1126]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1126 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Previous work on anti-freeze proteins ...


26. Cultivation of novel Sub-Antarctic Plants [ASAC_1264]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 1264 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Australia's subantarctic islands are both precious ...


27. DMS in the Southern Ocean [ASAC2100]
From 1991 to 2000 14 voyages have been completed in the Southern Ocean. Measurements of DMS (Dimethylsulfide) and DMSP (Dimethylsulfoniopropionate) have been carried out on surface and subsurface ...


28. Degradation of oil by bacteria from terrestrial environments from contaminanted and uncontaminated sites in the Windmill Islands [ASAC_1228_Terrestrial]
Bacteria were isolated at 4 degrees C, with oil as their sole carbon and energy source, from the soils collected at the locations below. Many of the bacteria will be identified using 16S rRNA analysis, ...


29. Diet and Population of Fish Predators at Heard Island [ASAC_131]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC project 131 (ASAC_131). Taken from the referenced publication: The diet of Heard Island cormorants was investigated by examination ...


30. Differential GPS data collected at Heard Island 2003/04 for the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems (RiSCC) program [ASAC_1015_HIGPS03_04]
Metadata notes for RiSCC Heard Island 2003_04 season (ASAC 1015) - DGPS data and Base Station data DGPS data are described below, and associated data files listed. 1. Three Island study - Phenology ...


31. Distribution of foraging effort of Antarctic fur seals in relation to oceanographic features around Heard and Kerguelen Islands [ASAC_1251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1251 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The aim of this study is to develop spatial GIS models ...


32. Effect of spatial and temporal variation in marine productivity on energy acquisition in southern elephant seals, Mirounga leonina [ASAC_1171]
The demographic performance of high level antarctic predators is ultimately determined by the oceanic processes that influence the spatial and temporal distribution of primary productivity. This study ...


33. Effects of Elevated UV Irradiation and CO2 Levels on Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants, Including Implications for Ecosystem Management [ASAC_115]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 115 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Umbilicaria decussata, ...


34. Effects of UV radiation on community establishment: a global perspective [ASAC_1233]
Increased ultraviolet radiation (UV-A and/or UV-B) may impact on the establishment and structure of a shallow water benthic invertebrate assemblages. A global experiment in more than 8 countries, ...


35. Energetics of Lactation and Foraging in Antarctic and Subantarctic Fur Seals at Macquarie Island [ASAC_100]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 100 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: Between November ...


36. Energy requirements and daily food consumption of crabeater seals in the Antarctic winter pack-ice [ASAC_1090]
Although the most abundant of all mammalian predators in the Antarctic marine ecosystem, crabeater seals are also one of the least understood. The most fundamental question of all - how many are ...


37. Foraging ecology of emperor penguins in summer and potential overlap with fisheries [ASAC_1252]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1252 See the link below for public details on this project. Currently three datasets are attached to this metadata record. Dive data collected in 1988, ...


38. Foraging zones of Macaroni Penguins breeding at Heard Island [ASAC_1257]
With a population of about 2 million pairs macaroni penguins are the most abundant penguin in the HIMI region. These birds feed on mesopelagic fish and, to a lesser extent, mackeral icefish. Despite ...


39. Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill [ASAC_1003]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1003 Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on intertidal benthic communities at Macquarie Island: continued recovery ...


40. Geographic variations in underwater male Weddell seal Trills suggest breeding area fidelity [ASAC_1132-2]
Adult Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) exhibit site fidelity to where they first breed but juveniles, and perhaps transient adult males, may disperse from their natal location. If there is ...


41. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_1180]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1180 Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: statistical models for monitoring ...


42. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: overall [ASAC_1174]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1174 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Australia's World Heritage ...


43. Heard Island - GPS Seabird Survey 2000/2001 [ASAC_1219_HIMI_seabirds00-01]
A GPS survey of seabirds on Heard Island during the Australian Antarctic Program's 2000/01 expedition. This layer is stored as two datasets (polygon and point) in the Geographical Information System ...


44. Heard Island - GPS Seabird Survey 2003/04 [ASAC_1219_HIMI_seabirds03-04]
A GPS survey of seabirds on Heard Island during the Australian Antarctic Program's 2003/04 expedition. This layer is stored as two datasets (point and polygon) in the Geographical Information System ...


45. Heard Island Penguin Colonies, 1948-1980 [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pen]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains information on the distribution of Penguins and their breeding colonies on Heard Island, as of 1983. It forms Australia's contribution to the International Survey of Antarctic ...


46. Heard Island: Terrestrial Biology: Documenting vegetation change on Heard Island. [ASAC_1181]   CHILD DIFs
2000-01 fieldwork undertaken Heard Island 53 deg. 05 min. S., 73 deg. 30 min. E. Field area covered: southeast end of island from Long Beach to Gilchrist Beach. 150 GPS control points collected on ...


47. High Resolution palaeoclimate analysis of the Windmill Islands: the last 200 years [ASAC_1327]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1327 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Antarctic lake cores record a history of evaporation and ...


48. Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring and ecophysiological studies of bryophyte community dynamics in the Windmill Islands. [ASAC_1313]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1313 See the link below for public details on this project. This research will monitor the effect of climate change on bryophyte communities in the ...


49. Impacts of the feral house mouse (Mus musculus) on spiders on subantarctic Macquarie Island [ASAC_104_mice]
Macquarie Island is a Nature Reserve under the Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and also a World Heritage Area but it has been modified significantly as the result of the introduction ...


50. Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high Antarctic - 2009-2010 fieldwork [ASAC_1189_200910020]
This project aims to assess the vulnerability of and risks to habitats in Australian fisheries in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)/Australian Fishing Zone (AFZ) of the Southern Ocean to ...


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