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1. A GIS dataset of Snow Petrel nests mapped in the Mawson region during the 2004-2005 season [SNPEMAWSON04-05]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of Snow petrels at the regional and local scales. This dataset contains the locations of Snow petrel nests, mapped in the Mawson ...


2. A GIS dataset of Wilson's storm petrel nests mapped in the Mawson region during the 2004-2005 season [WISPMAWSON04-05]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of Wilson's storm petrels at the regional and local scales. This dataset contains locations of Wilson's stoorm petrel nests, mapped ...


3. Nella Dan: SIBEX II Cruise - Krill and zooplankton data [SIBEX_II_krill]
This dataset contains results from the Second International BIOMASS Experiment II (SIBEX II) cruise of the Nella Dan, January 1985. This cruise is the fourth cruise out of a series of six, investigating ...


4. 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 ...


5. Type Localities for organisms and fossils first described from Antarctica [Type_localities]
This data set lists over 300 organisms that were first described from locations either on the Antarctic continent, or on islands immediately to the north of the Antarctic Peninsula. Sub-Antarctic ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. Animal Tracking at Heard Island 2003/2004 - ARGOS data [HI_animaltracks_ARGOS]
A major goal of a research expedition by the Australian Antarctic Division over the summer of (2003/04) in the Southern Ocean off Heard Island was to answer some of the questions needed to determine ...


10. Data from a 3 m sediment core collected west of Pidgeon Island in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_long_core]   PARENT DIF
A sediment core was collected from the western side of Pidgeon Island, (66.3216 S, 110.445 E) at a water depth of 82.0 m. This sediment core (PG 1411-2) was recovered using a release-controlled piston ...


11. Diatom and associated data for a field experiment which translocated control and contaminated sediments between locations within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_sre2]   PARENT DIF
Full title: Diatom and associated data for a manipulative field experiment which translocated control and contaminated sediments between locations within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. A manipulative ...


12. Diatom and associated data for examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in Antarctica [diatoms_sre3]   PARENT DIF
Full title: Diatom and associated data for a manipulative field experiment examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in the Windmill ...


13. Diatom data for ten sediment cores collected in 3 marine bays in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_short_cores]   PARENT DIF
Ten sediment cores were collected from 3 marine bays in the Windmill Islands. Two cores were collected in Sparkes Bay, one in Shannon Bay, and seven in Brown Bay. Only diatom data are presented here, ...


14. Diatom data for transects at 4 locations in the Windmill Islands [Diatom_transects]
Sediment samples were collected from four locations within the Windmill Islands (Cloyd Island, Odbert Island, Shannon Bay and Brown Bay). Within each location three parallel transects were created, ...


15. Diatom, and associated data from grid samples collected in Brown Bay [Diatoms_bbg]   PARENT DIF
Sediment samples were collected from nine points along 3 parallel transects within the contaminated Brown Bay. The diatom spreadsheet (diatom_data) contains both initial diatom counts and the relative ...


16. Fish biological and stomach contents data - Casey 1988 [c88_data]
Data from fish captured by Erwin, Casey 1988. Includes fish size, weight, sex, reproductive stage data as well as quantitative stomach contents data and qualitative position data. Approximate locations ...


17. Heard Island Species Checklist [heard_species_checklist]
The url below provides a checklist of species that have been recorded or observed at Heard Island.


18. Heard Island lichen samples collected by John Jenkin in 1980 [Heard_lichens_1980]
A description of lichen samples collected from Heard Island during March of 1980. The samples were mostly collected by John Jenkin, but some other collectors were also used. On return to Australia, ...


19. Interseasonal variability of benthic diatoms communities within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_seasonal_var]   PARENT DIF
Sediment samples were collected with an Eckamn grab from four locations within the Windmill Islands (Herring Island, O'Connor Island, Shannon Bay and Brown Bay). A weekly sampling program was performed ...


20. Macquarie Island Baseline Invertebrate Survey 1994 [KFDBAM_ANU]
Records from 69 sites, covering the whole island. Sites stratified by topography (2 classes: slopes or drainage lines), altitude (4 classes: 0-100 m, 100-200 m, 200-300 m, 300m+), vegetation type ...


21. Macquarie Island Invertebrate Abundance Data [MQ_INVERT-AB]
Analysis of Invertebrate abundance from soils cores on Macquarie Islands. In the summer of 1986-87, total invertebrate abundances were measured quantitatively at eight sites, representing four vegetation ...


22. Marine Mammal Observations by Greenpeace [marine_mammal_obs]
Dataset of marine mammal observations made in the Southern Ocean from late 1998 to early 2000. Further information about the data are included in a word document in the download. The data are held ...


23. Nella Dan: FIBEX Cruise - Zooplankton data [FIBEX_zoo]
This dataset contains results from the First International BIOMASS Experiment (FIBEX) cruise of the Nella Dan. It is the first cruise in a series of six designed to assess the distribution and abundance ...


24. Prey species found within Hooker Sea Lion scats [hookers_sea_lion_scats]
This dataset is a collection of presence-absence and %occurrence data of prey species found within scats of Hooker Sea Lions. The data are presented in an excel spreadsheet. Samples ...


25. Report on invertebrate field work, Macquarie Island, December 1986-January 1987 [Invert_MI_86-87]
From the report available for download: A number of biologists have collected terrestrial invertebrates on Macquarie Island in previous years. Of these, K. Watson spent a year collecting intensively ...


26. Spatial variability of benthic diatom communities in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. [Diatom_spatial_var]   PARENT DIF
A hierarchical, 3-level, nested design was used. The highest hierarchical level consisted of six locations. Two of these locations, Brown Bay and Shannon Bay, have been contaminated with heavy metals ...


27. Subantarctic Zone photos of sediment trap samples [SAZ_Photos]   PARENT DIF
SAZ photos of sediment trap samples Sediment traps are cones which intercept and store falling marine particles in collection cups. The particles consist of a range of material including phytoplankton, ...


28. The Invertebrates of Subantarctic Bishop Island [KFDBAM_ANU_BISHOP]
The dataset is the first comprehensive list of the invertebrate species occurring on subantarctic Bishop Island. Bishop Island is a rocky platform of roughly 3 ha area, which lies 33 km south of ...


29. The Soil Inhabiting Nematodes of Macquarie Island [Nematodes_MI_1951]
From the abstract for the referenced paper: The numbers of free living nematodes in more than 40 Macquarie Island soils were recorded at three different times during the year. The principal conditions ...


30. A Survey of the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates in Streams and Lakes of Macquarie Island [ASAC_555]
In all, 15 sites on 12 streams were kick-sampled for invertebrates. Eleven fully aquatic taxa were found: a species of Iais (Isopoda: Janiridae); six species of oligochaetes (three enchytraeids, one ...


31. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


32. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


33. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


34. An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill [ASAC_672]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 672 An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill on the Macroinvertebrate Fauna of 'Durvillea antarctica' Holdfasts from Macquarie ...


35. Assessment of the impact of human sewage effluent on benthic communities at Macquarie Island [ASAC_996]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 996 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the effects of the small sewage outfall on algal epifauna in ...


36. Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program [ASAC_915_2253]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 915 and 2253 See the link below for public details on these projects. Our cetacean research is conducted on multidisciplinary cruises ...


37. Comparative Study of the Composition and Transport of Particulate Biogenic Matter in the Shelf, Slope and Pelagic Watercolumn of Prydz Bay [ASAC_288]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 288 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: In January-February 1991, ...


38. Conservation and population status of albatrosses and giant petrels on Macquarie Island [ASAC_2569_751]
Databases (Wandering, Black-browed, Light-mantled Sooty and Grey-headed albatrosses, Northern Giant Petrels and Southern Giant Petrels): These databases summarise all banding and resight information ...


39. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


40. Diet and Foraging Area of Antarctic Fur Seals at Heard Island [ASAC_466]
Antarctic Fur Seals from Heard Island fed mainly on fish, but the prey species changed both seasonally and inter-annually. The majority of prey were pelagic myctophids characteristic of deep oceanic ...


41. Evaluation of Possible Effects on Rocky Shore Biota from Oil Spillage from the 'Nella Dan' [ASAC_250]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 250 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the impacts of oiling on the biota of rocky shores. Five shore ...


42. Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) Marine Ecosystem [ASAC_2388]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2388 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The HIMI Ecosystem Project is aimed at examining key predators ...


43. Impact of changes in UV and visible radiation on the reflective properties of plant photosynthetic surfaces [ASAC_941]
We investigated how surface reflectance properties and pigment concentrations of Antarctic moss varied over species, sites, icrotopography, and with water content. We found that species had significantly ...


44. Investigation of virus biodiversity in Antarctic terrestrial plants [ASAC_2153]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 2004. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Continental samples were collected between 2004 and 2006. This project aims ...


45. Investigations of bacterial, viral and parasitic infections in Antarctic penguins, and the development of a standardised monitoring scheme [ASAC_953]
This dataset contains data revealing the incidence of bacterial, viral and parasitic disease causing agents in Antarctic bird populations. Samples for disease analysis have been collected from various ...


46. Ocean Drilling Program Participation [ASAC_413]
The Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) has been the largest cooperative marine geology program in history. The Australian Antarctic Division contributed to the Australian ODP budget while ODP was drilling ...


47. Palaeoclimate Analysis of Sediment Cores from the Fjords and Lakes of the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_784]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The relationship between surface sediment diatom assemblages and measured limnological variables in 33 coastal Antarctic lakes was examined by ...


48. Past and Present Freshwater Lake Environments on Macquarie Island [ASAC_539]
Samples were collected between 1998 and 1992 on Macquarie Island from existing water bodies and from exposed lake sediments up to 14,000 years old. The dataset comprises a taxa list of 131 non-marine ...


49. Physiological Tolerances of Some Antarctic Zooplanktons [ASAC_308]
Colonisation of Lake Fletcher, a hypersaline, meromictic lake in the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, by the calanoid copepod Drepanopus bispinosus, the cyclopoid copepod Oncea curvata and an undescribed ...


50. Preliminary investigation of growth and photosynthesis of sea ice algae during winter [ASAC_832]
Microalgal assemblages associated with the winter Antarctic pack ice sheet were examined for photosynthesis-irradiance characteristics in relation to light availability. Pack ice, the dominant form ...


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