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1. 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 ...


2. 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, ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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, ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: (core samples: Nov 1998 - Jan 1999) [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey4]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken by divers using hand-held corers (core size - 10 cm diameter by 10 cm deep). This ...


23. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Brown Bay Grid - samples taken along a pollution gradient. [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_BBG]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken along four transects in Brown Bay, along a pollution gradient that has its source ...


24. Survey of Benthic and Other Marine Invertebrates of Prydz Bay Region, Antarctica [ASAC_21]
Project Title: Survey of benthic and other marine invertebrates of the Prydz Bay region, Antarctica. Investigators: Dr W. Zeidler and Mrs K.L. Gowlett-Holmes, South Australian Museum, Adelaide. Project ...


25. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (Winter grab samples), June-Sept 1998 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey3]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in winter 1998, using a van-Veen grab (surface area 20 ...


26. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (grab samples), Feb - Mar, 1997 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey1]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in late summer (Feb-March) 1997, using a van-Veen grab ...


27. The Ecology and Biogeography of Heard Island Marine Benthos [ASAC_254]
Collections of 23 macroinvertebrate taxa associated with Durvillaea antarctica holdfasts and 58 invertebrate taxa associated with artificial substrata collectors are described from shallow-water and ...


28. The Zooplankton Ecology of Ellis Fjord [ASAC_379]
From the abstract of one of the papers: A study was made of the sub-littoral benthic environment of Ellis Fjord, a 10km-long fjord located near Davis Station, in the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, over ...


29. The role of Antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and the impact of UV-B on these organisms - Voyage 3 2004/2005 (CLIVAR I9/PET) samples [ASAC_40_AA0405V3]
This dataset contains locations of sampling sites for ASAC project 40 on voyage 3 of the Aurora Australis in the 2004/2005 season. Samples were collected between December and February of 2004/2005. ...


30. The spatio-temporal distribution of zooplankton communities in the Southern Ocean: high resolution sampling and its implications for long-term monitoring [ASAC_472_Hunt]
This thesis was conducted under the auspices of the Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey. The research conducted had the dual aims of providing baseline data for this long-term ...


31. UV climate over the Southern Ocean south of Australia, and its biological impact - Cell count results [ASAC_2210_cell_counts]
Minicosm design: Three successive experiments to a maximum incubation of 14 days were performed from mid November to early January in the summer of 2002/03 in a temperature controlled shipping container ...


32. Using microsatellites as markers to explore genetic variation in Ceratodon purpureus [ASAC_2542]
Sampling records for Project 2542 Moss sampling in the Windmill Islands and the Vestfold Hills during 2005 for genetic analysis. Samples are stored frozen at the University of Wollongong and will ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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, ...


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. 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 ...


41. Introduced Collembola from Subantarctic islands [ASAC_1043]
From the abstract for the referenced paper. Alien invertebrates pose considerable threats to subantarctic island ecosystems and with warming climates, because the likelihood of immigrants establishing ...


42. Invertebrate Monitoring on Macquarie Island [ASAC_104]
The objectives of this project were: To monitor wind transported insects to Macquarie Island to establish which species can disperse long distances on wind in the Subantarctic and from ...


43. Late Holocene precipitation record from Windmill Island lakes [ASAC_1223]
Antarctic lake cores record a history of precipitation in the preservation of climate sensitive microbial communities. Comprehensive integration of our precipitation records with other climate proxies ...


44. 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 ...


45. Prevalence of viruses and parasites in populations of house mice on Macquarie Island [ASAC_1183]
Little information exists on risks of disease introduced into environments from exotic species. House mice remain prevalent on Macquarie Island, and may interfere with the subantarctic community there ...


46. Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island [ASAC_1187_megaherbs]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. ...


47. 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 ...


48. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


49. Antarctic Biodiversity Database [antarctic_biodiversity_db]
The biodiversity database is planned to be a reference on Antarctic and subantarctic flora and fauna collated by the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change (RiSCC) group and developed by the Australian ...


50. Aurora Australis Voyage 1 (THIRST) 1993-94 Demersal Fish Data [AADC-00073]
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 1 1993-94 of the Aurora Australis. The observations were taken from around Heard Island between August and September 1993. The data contains temperature, ...


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