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1. Locations of moss bed quadrats at Antarctic Specially Protected Area 135 and Robinson Ridge, Windmill Islands, Antarctica [AAS_4046_quadrat_locations]
The data are comprised of a spreadsheet with locations (latitude and longitude) of the centres of moss bed quadrats and labels for the quadrats. The quadrats are located at two sites: Antarctic Specially ...


2. DMA Antarctic Gravity Data [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics.G01456]
The gravity station data (65,164 records) were gathered by various governmental organizations (and academia) using a variety of methods. The data base was received in August, 1993. Principal gravity ...


3. Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project Digital Elevation Model Version 2 [NSIDC-0082]
The high-resolution Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project (RAMP) Digital Elevation Model (DEM) combines topographic data from a variety of sources to provide consistent coverage of all of Antarctica. ...


4. Topographic Map Indexes for all United States and Antarctica; USGS [EARTH_LAND_USGS_Topo_Map_Index1]
Topographic Map Indexes for all States is a series of indexes and order forms of standard and special maps available from the U.S. Geological Survey as well as an index to the National ...


5. Stability, Glaciological and Depositional Conditions of Continental Ice Sheet Edge at Vestfold Hills [ASAC_275]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 275 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The East Antarctica ice sheet advanced onto the ...


6. 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 ...


7. Development and application of particle separator technology for removal of contaminants from water in Antarctica; Site Characterisation, geochemistry [ASAC_1300_UMELB_SC]
The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has identified the Thala Valley Tip near Casey Station as a high priority site for remediation. However there are difficulties with regards to contaminant dispersal ...


8. GLAS Validation on the Amery Ice Shelf [ASAC_1263]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1263 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The project will involve making a series of measurements ...


9. Snow Petrel data collected around Casey Station during the summer of 2001/02 by Frederique Olivier and Eric Woehler. [ASAC_1219_AAT_SPet_C_0102]   PARENT DIF
The survey was completed as part of ASAC project 1219 (ASAC_1219) during 2001/02 summer at Casey. GPS data were collected for all snow petrel nests and wilson's storm petrel nests located during ...


10. ANARE Health Register [ASAC_12]
The ANARE Health Register, which has been in operation since 1987, is designed to gather, store, analyse and report on all health related events occurring in the ANARE population. The principal aims ...


11. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Davis Area, Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_D_73]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore islands) ...


12. 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 Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from aerial ...


13. Amery shallow ice coring [ASAC_1224]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1224 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Ice core drilling is used to extract information from glacial ...


14. Antarctic ice sheet history and stability: baseline palaeoclimate research on the Pagodroma Group, Prince Charles Mountains. [ASAC_1220]
Detailed sedimentary information and palaeontological samples were collected from Battye Glacier Formation, of the Pagodroma Group in the Prince Charles Mountains, an area where little information ...


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


16. 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 ...


17. 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 Claypole following their winter at Cape Denison. A shapefile with the colony boundaries is available but counts are not available.


18. Relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_Relict]   PARENT DIF
Distribution, abundance and dates of relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). Current mapping efforts have focused on the Windmill Islands in preparation for a ...


19. Snow Petrel data collected around Casey Station during February 2000 by Eric Woehler and Lee Belbin [ASAC_1219_AAT_SPet_C_00]   PARENT DIF
The survey was completed as part of ASAC project 1219 (ASAC_1219) during 1999/00 summer at Casey during resupply. GPS data were collected for all snow petrel nests located during intensive searches ...


20. Structure and dynamics of the Sorsdal Glacier [ASAC_1205]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The Sorsdal Glacier, located in the vicinity of the Davis Station, is one of the key polar outlet glaciers that contributes to the drainage of the East Antarctic ...


21. WISSARD Hot Water Drill System design and overall description [Hot_Water_Drill_Systems_NSF_PLR_1146554]
A new, clean, hot-water drill system (HWDS) was developed by the ANDRILL Science Management Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for use in the Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling ...


22. 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 ...


23. WAIS Divide Ice Core Discrete CH4 (80-3403m) [NSIDC-0631]
A project to develop a 50 yr resolution methane data set that will play a pivotal role in developing the WAIS Divide timescale as well as providing a common stratigraphic framework for comparing climate ...


24. Spectral and Broadband Albedo of Antarctic Sea-ice Types [warren_ANT1141275]
The albedo, or reflection coefficient, is a measure of the diffuse reflectivity of an irradiated surface. With the sunlit atmosphere as a light source, and sea-ice as a diffuse reflecting surface, ...


25. Collaborative Research: Byrd Glacier Flow Dynamics [Byrd_flow_dynamics]
This collaborative award includes Investigators associated with NSF PLR awards ANT-0944597 (Stearns) and ANT-0944087 (Hamilton). This is a project to understand the flow dynamics of large, fast-moving ...


26. Leopard and Weddell seal program [ASAC_1144]
2000/2001 season 31 quad based surveys were conducted along the pack-ice edge to identify where leopard seals could be accessed. 31 one hour aerial surveys were also conducted to identify the position ...


27. Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links Between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets [polenet_IPY]
Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets. POLENET is a network of GPS and seismic stations in West Antarctica to determine how the mass ...


28. 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 ...


29. Proterozoic and Palaeozoic evolution of the Rauer Group [ASAC_1129]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The Gondwana continent existed in the Proterozoic, that is some 500 million years ago, in which Antarctica - Australia - India were once joined as a large landmass. ...


30. 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 ...


31. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


32. Assessment of the potential for microbial contamination of antarctic terrestrial habitats resulting from human activities (previously ASAC 870) [ASAC_1093]
This project was a continuation of ASAC project 870 (ASAC_870). The aim of the project is to assess the possible routes for the carriage of microorganisms by humans to Antarctic soil habitats. Such ...


33. Relationship between soil and plant geography on Clark Peninsula [ASAC_1083]
New soil studies in the cold suggest that in the terrestrial ecosystems of the coastal regions of the antarctic continent soil formation and chemical weathering occur to a greater extent than previously ...


34. The influence of water and nutrient availability on bryophyte communities in continental Antarctica [ASAC_1087]
Bryophyte Ecophysiology - response to water and nutrients. This project is also related to ASAC project 1313 (ASAC_1313) - Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring ...


35. The phytophenolic complement and phytopharmaceutical potential of snow algae of the Windmill Islands region [ASAC_1099]
Introduction: Snow algae grow under extreme conditions of temperature and high exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. These organisms must have evolved ways to protect their cellular components ...


36. 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 ...


37. Early Palaeozoic (~500 Ma) versus Neoproterozoic (~1000 Ma) metamorphism within the Vestfold Hills Archaean Craton [ASAC_1066]
ASAC project 1066 conducted Samarium-Neodymium isochron dating of recrystallised mafic dykes located in the SW perimeter of the Vestfold Hills. These dykes have experienced amphibolite-facies metamorphism, ...


38. Metamorphic History of the Larsemann Hills Area [ASAC_105]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 105 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Calc-silicate granulites from the Bolingen ...


39. Neogene Biostratigraphy of the Pagadroma Group [ASAC_1065]
From the abstract of the referenced papers: The northern Prince Charles Mountains overlook the western side of the 700km long Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf drainage system. Within these mountains, ...


40. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes information 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 ...


41. Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems [RiSCC]: the periantarctic region [ASAC_1015]
This project is looking at how subantarctic plants and ecosystems will respond to climate change. Global warming is already causing changes in terrestrial ecosystems, and the effects on terrestrial ...


42. Basin Analysis of the Permo-Triassic Amery Group, Northern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_1]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Megafloral remains recovered from the Jetty Member and the upper part of the Flagstone Bench Formation, Amery Group include Dicroidium and Pagiophyllum. ...


43. A qualitative investigation into scavenging of airborne sea salt over Macquarie Island. [ANARE-26]
A comparative study made on the amount of sea salt (dominantly NaCl) deposited on Macquarie Island due to atmospheric precipitation. It is found that the scavenging of solid salt particles alone ...


44. Adelie Penguin Colonies - Mawson Area and Rookery Islands [ANARE-71]
This dataset includes Adelie penguin colonies and coastline digitised from Eric J. Woehler, G.W. Johnstone and Harry R. Burton, 'ANARE Research Notes 71, The distribution and abundance of Adelie penguins, ...


45. MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map [NSIDC-0593]
The MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map consists of two cloud-free digital image maps that show mean surface morphology and a quantitative measure of optical snow grain size on ...


46. Radar Studies of Subglacial Lake Whillans and the Whillans Ice Stream Grounding Zone [NSIDC-0594]
This data set includes ground-based, gridded, ice-penetrating radar thickness and basal reflection power, along with GPS coordinates, for two areas of Whillans Ice Stream: Subglacial Lake Whillans ...


47. Antarctic Art Bibliography [AArt_Bibliography]
This bibliography represents a collection of books, catalogues, leaflets, papers and miscellaneous information about Antarctic Art held in the AAD Library (Australian Antarctic Division), Kingston, ...


48. Measurements and brooding details of Abatus collected at Casey 01/02 and 02/03 [ABATUS_SIZE_YOUNG]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes details of test measurements and numbers of brooded juveniles for Abatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens heart urchins collected from uncontaminated sites in O'Brien Bay and along ...


49. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


50. Collaborative Research: Continued Study of Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Core [spencer_1043313]
This data set includes ~50-m averaged annual layer thicknesses down to 3403 m depth at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core (WDC06A) as observed visually using diffuse transmitted light ...


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