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1. 1988/89 Summer season, surveying and mapping program, Mawson - North Prince Charles Mountains - Davis [Survey_1988_89_Mawson_npcms]
Field season report of these programs: 1988/89 Summer Season surveying and mapping North Prince Charles Mountains; ...mapping program Northern PCM's - Mawson Doppler Translocation Support; ....mapping ...


2. Amount of incinerated waste from Australian Antarctic Stations [SOE_incinerated_waste]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator identifies the total weight of material incinerated, and the weights of the major components on Casey, Davis, Mawson and Macquarie Island stations. The figures ...


3. Annual population counts at selected Adelie Penguin colonies within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_AP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION Breeding populations of Adelie penguins at Davis, Mawson and Casey (including Shirley Island and Whitney Point). ...


4. Annual variations in the visibility 'footprint' of structures in the Australian Antarctic Territory [SOE_wilderness]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator attempts to measure the effect of human activity on the wilderness values of Antarctica and ...


5. Apparent twin pups of the weddell seal near Mawson, Antarctica [twin_pups]
Phocid seals give birth annually, generally to a single pup. Twins have been reported occasionally, either from observations made in utero or from observations of live pups in the field. Examples ...


6. Bibliography of satellite tracking of animals [STA_Bibliography]
This bibliography contains references to satellite tracking of animals in the southern hemisphere - primarily seabirds, marine birds and marine mammals (eg albatross, penguins, seals and whales). ...


7. Composition and origin of fuel from the hut of explorer Robert Falcon Scott, Cape Evans, Antarctica [Scotts_Fuel]
As a direct result of the 1989-90 trip as part of ASAC 245, a sample of petrol used by Scott on his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole was obtained. This petrol sample was supplied by the late ...


8. Demographics of an Adelie penguin population at Bechervaise Island, Mawson, Antarctica [SOE_adelie_demog]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION Demographic parameters for the Adelie penguin at Bechervaise Island near Mawson. TYPE OF INDICATOR There ...


9. Detailed information on 196 grid sites used for snow petrel surveys in the Windmill Islands during the 2002/2003 season [SNOWPETRELSURVEYSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of grid sites used to survey for snow petrels in the Windmill ...


10. Distribution and abundance of breeding seabirds in the AAT [Seabirds_AAT]   CHILD DIFs
Distribution and abundance of breeding seabirds in the AAT. This dataset comprises a broad range of component datasets derived from ground surveys aerial photography and oblique photography. Aerial ...


11. Estimated environmental impact and ecological risk posed by contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_impact]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The environmental impacts and risk of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic Islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of ...


12. Extents of Antarctic sea ice - GIS data [sea_ice_extent_gis]
This dataset represents extents of Antarctic sea ice derived from passive microwave data. It includes: maximum and minimum sea ice extent based on 1989 - 99 data; maximum sea ice extent by month ...


13. Gravity and Miscellaneous Fieldwork Report - Ingrid Christenson Coast 1980-81 [Survey_1980_81_Ingrid_Christenson]
Report on field season on Ingrid Christenson coast summer 1980-81. Program aims: Helicopter Geophysical (gravity) Glaciological Survey; Palaeomagnetism, Vertical Air Photography. See the report for ...


14. Management of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_manage]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The management response to contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of indicators ...


15. Mineralisation results using 14C octadecane at a range of temperatures [T_microcosm_results]
Geochemical, microbial and 14C data on remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in Antarctica. This record is part of ASAC project 1163 (ASAC_1163). Microcosm study using Old Casey petroleum hydrocarbon ...


16. Noble Gases in the WAIS Divide Ice Core as Indicators of Local and Mean-ocean Temperature [severinghaus_0944343]
This award supports a project to develop both a record of past local temperature change at the WAIS Divide site, and past mean ocean temperature using solubility effects on atmospheric krypton and ...


17. Number of medical consultations at Australian Antarctic stations [SOE_medical_consultations]
Information was obtained from the ANARE Health Register. See Metadata record entitled ANARE Health Register. INDICATOR DEFINITION The rates of illness and injury per 1000 person years in all continental ...


18. Quality of Potable Water at Australian Antarctic and Subantarctic Stations [SOE_potable_water_quality]
INDICATOR DEFINITION Potable water quality measured monthly at Australian Antarctic and Subantarctic Stations. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of indicators used in this report: 1.Describes ...


19. Quarry Operations at Australian Antarctic Stations [SOE_quarry_operations]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator records the amount rock extracted and crushed for infrastructure needs at Casey, Davis and Mawson stations. Included are some details of the blast burden and pattern. ...


20. Radio-echo sounding (RES) ice thickness and elevation data: Wilkes Land 1978-1986 [Wilkes_RES_Ht_1978-86]
Radio-echo sounding (RES) data and ice sheet elevation data from a combined ice thickness and ground based survey during the summer seasons from 1978-1986. The radar and operator on sledge pulled ...


21. Radio-echo sounding (RES) ice thickness data: SPCM's 1971-74 [SPCM_RES_1971-74]
A Lambert Glacier - Amery Ice Shelf - Southern Prince Charles Mountains (SPCM) series of airborne (Pilatus Porter fixed wing) RES profiles were conducted over three summer seasons; 1971/72, 1972/73 ...


22. Reproductive rate as an index of the environment: 28 years of monitoring Weddell seals in east Antarctica. [wed_index]
Publication of these results is currently in progress with the Journal of Animal Ecology. Summary 1.An efficient method of describing change in Antarctic marine ecosystems is long-term monitoring ...


23. Seismic reflection ice thickness and elevation data: Wilkes Land 1961-1963 [Wilkes_Ht_1961-63]
ANARE seismic reflections obtained on route from Wilkes Station to Vostok in 1961/62 and 1962/63 seasons. Data restricted to stations within 300 miles of the coast. Oversnow (Weasel) vehicle, Caterpillar ...


24. Snow Petrels Bibliography [SP_Bibliography]
Snow Petrels Bibliography compiled by John Croxall of the SCAR Bird Biology Subgroup contains 146 records. The fields in this dataset are: year author title journal petrel


25. Sorsdal Formation (Sediments) GIS data, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills [vestfold_sediments_gis]
This dataset consists of two polygons representing areas of sediment known as the Sorsdal Formation in Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. These are part of the Antarctic Specially Protected ...


26. Survey Report, Antarctic Surveys 1983-84 Summer Season [Survey_1983_84_Casey_Davis_Mawson]
Report by officers of the Australian Survey Office of investigation into possible airfield sites. Surveys were conducted at Casey and Davis and Mawson stations. Also minor surveys were carried out ...


27. Thala Valley Tip Site GIS Dataset [thala_tip_gis]
The Thala Valley Tip Site GIS dataset mapped from January 2001 aerial photography. The dataset includes watercourse, waterhole, breakline, spot height, contour, embankment, rock, sea ice, snow, tide ...


28. Tide Gauge Records, Zhong Shan, Larsemann Hills, Australian Antarctic Territory [Zhong_Shan_Tides]
Tides are measured using a submerged pressure type gauge secured in a heavy concrete mooring in Nella Fjord in the Larsemann Hills near Zhong Shan station. Tidal records are retrieved from the gauge ...


29. Toxicity of Heavy Metals in Seawater to Juvenile Heart Urchins (Abatus spp) [toxicity_hm_sw]   PARENT DIF
These data sets describe the toxicity of lead, coppyer, zinc and cadmium spiked seawater to the juveniles of Abatus ingens and Abatus nimrodi. Metals were tested separately over exposure periods ...


30. Toxicity of dispersed and undispered Special Antarctic Blend diesel in sediment to the temperate heart urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_sab_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with undispersed diesel and diesel dispersed with Dasic Slickgone. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed ...


31. Toxicity of sediment spiked with Thala Valley Tip Fines to the Temperate Heart Urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_tipfines_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with contaminated soil from Thala Valley tip site at Casey. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed for ...


32. Vestfold Hills Lake Bathymetry [vest_lake_bathy_gis]
This data set contains the most recent bathymetric contour data for some of the lakes of the Vestfold Hills. Lake depth data (all data except Ellis Fjord) was collected from echo sounding records ...


33. Vestfold Hills Lake Bathymetry - Yearly Changes [vest_lake_bathy_yr_gis]
This dataset contains the outdated and redundant bathymetric contour data for some of the lakes of the Vestfold Hills. Lake data for Burton Lake, Deep lake and Ellis Fjord.


34. Vestfold Hills Route GIS Dataset [vestfold_route_gis]
Routes in the area of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. This layer is stored as two datasets (point and line) in the Geographical Information System (GIS). Point data represents waypoints. Line data ...


35. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Point Vegetation GIS Dataset [Wind_Veg]
Map of the abundance and distribution of terrestrial vegetation of the Windmill Islands. Point data represent regions of vegetation occurrence. The data are available in two formats. One is as a ...


36. Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation dynamics [SOE_Windmill_Island_veg]
INDICATOR DEFINITION Survey of quadrats along permanent transects in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica, involving: quantitative analysis of relative bryophyte species distribution and abundance; ...


37. 10 m firn temperature data: LGB traverses 1990-95 [LGB_10m_traverse]
The Lambert Glacier Basin (LGB) series of five oversnow traverses were conducted from 1989-95. Ten metre depth (10 m) firn temperatures, as a proxy indicator of annual mean surface temperature at ...


38. 2004 Snapshot of bird species in the Antarctic - data from World Bird Database [Avibase_WBDB_Ant_snapshot]
From the World Bird Database website: This checklist includes all bird species found in Antarctica, based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources ...


39. 500 metre interval contours of Antarctica derived from ERS radar altimetry data. [ERS_CONT_500_ANT]
500 metre interval contours of the Antarctic continent derived from slope corrected orthometric heights that were captured using ERS radar altimetry.


40. A GIS dataset of bird nests mapped in the Windmill Islands by Frederique Olivier and Drew Lee during the 2002-2003 season [BIRDSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of bird nests, mostly snow petrels, mapped in the Windmill ...


41. A collection of logs and documentation associated with the BROKE voyage of the Aurora Australis in the 1995/1996 season [BROKE_Documentation_Logs]
A collection of scanned logs and documentation from the BROKE cruise of the Aurora Australis in the 1995/1996 season. Available logs include: BROKE V4 1995/1996 Catch Composition - 2 Logs BROKE ...


42. A dataset of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic invertebrates [block_invertebrates]
The dataset was compiled from papers entered into Block's bibliography of invertebrate occurrences in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic. The dataset provides a comprehensive list of all terrestrial ...


43. A digital terrain model of Antarctica in Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN) format, derived from ERS Radar Altimetry. [ERS_DTM_TIN_ANT]
ESRI formatted triangular irregular network (TIN) of the Antarctic continental terrain, derived from ERS radar altimeter data. The TIN is unreliable in latitudes south of 82 degrees south and steep ...


44. AVHRR Images of Antarctica from the Antarctic Meteorology Centre - Casey HRPT receiver [AVHRR_Imagery]
AVHRR satellite imagery of Eastern Antarctica, captured by the NOAA12 satellite. Data have been collected since June of 1996, but not all locations have archives dating back to this time. Images ...


45. Adelie penguin breeding success for Bechervaise Island, Mawson [breeding_success_BI]
Adélie penguin breeding success records for Béchervaise Island, Mawson since 1990-91. Data include counts of occupied nests and chick counts when either 2/3 of the nests have creched ...


46. Adelie penguin foraging trip duration, Bechervaise Island, Mawson [foraging_trip_duration_BI]
Adélie penguin foraging trip duration records for Béchervaise Island, Mawson since 1991-92. Data include average male and female foraging trip durations for both the guard and creche ...


47. Adelie penguin nest census data for Bechervaise Island, Mawson [nest_census_BI]
Adélie penguin daily nest census data for the study nests on Béchervaise Island, Mawson from 1991 onwards. Daily or twice daily observations of presence of male, female, egg and chick ...


48. Adelie penguin nest records for Bechervaise Island, Mawson [nest_recs_BI]
Adélie penguin nest records for 300 study nests at Béchervaise Island, Mawson since 1990-91. Data include dates of lay, hatch, creche, incubation trips, and breeding success for pairs ...


49. Adelie penguin population counts for Bechervaise, Verner and Petersen Islands, Mawson [population_counts_BI]
Intermittent Adélie penguin population counts for Béchervaise, Verner and Petersen Islands, Mawson since 1971. Data include counts of occupied nests for the post 1990/91 data conducted ...


50. Antarctic Artefacts Database [DB_Antarctic_Artefacts]
The Antarctic Artefacts database contains a record of items that have either been recorded in-situ in Antarctica, or have been retrieved and returned to Australia for storage. The artefacts are organised ...


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