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1. Status and trends of Macquarie Island Albatrosses and Giant Petrels: management and conservation of threatened seabirds [AAS_4112]   CHILD DIFs
Albatross and petrel populations have declined globally due to interactions with fishing operations. The survival of four albatross and two giant petrel species breeding on Macquarie Island is threatened ...


2. Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) [USGS_BISON]
Abstract: The USGS Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) project is an online mapping information system consisting of a large collection of species occurrence datasets (e.g., plants ...


3. Southern Appalachian Volunteer Environmental Monitoring (SAVEM) Invasive Plant Inventory and Monitoring [SAVEM_Invasiveplant]
Southern Appalachian Volunteer Environmental Monitoring (SAVEM) invasive plant species data. Primary plants of concern: Japanese Stiltgrass, Chinese Yam, Kudzu, Oriental Bittersweet, Garlic Mustard, ...


4. Big Bend National Park Bird Point Count [usgs_nwrc_bbendpt]
This data set contains unlimited distance point count data that was collected from 70 sites in Big Bend National Park, Texas. Sites were located by using systematic sampling with a random start. Each ...


5. Species in Parks: Flora and Fauna Database [CA_ICE_speciesinparks]
The Information Center for the Environment, in conjunction with the National Park Service, developed preliminary databases of vascular plant and vertebrate animal species reported to occur ...


6. National Benthic Inventory for Coastal Macro-infauna (NBI) (USOBIS) [nbi-obis]   PARENT DIF
The NBID is a quantitative database on abundances of individual benthic species by sample and study region, along with other synoptically measured environmental variables. The NBI is a data source ...


7. Forest Primary Designated Function - Conservation of Biodiversity [geodata_2201]
DESIGNATED FUNCTIONS (of Forest and Other wooded land) the designated function refers to the function or purpose assigned to a piece of land either by legal prescriptions or by decision of the land ...


8. Forest within Protected Areas [geodata_2202]
As part of FRA 2010, countries were asked to provide information on the area of forest contained in protected areas systems. This is not an easy task where spatially explicit information is missing ...


9. Forest Primary Designated Function - Production [geodata_2200]
DESIGNATED FUNCTIONS (of Forest and Other wooded land) the designated function refers to the function or purpose assigned to a piece of land either by legal prescriptions or by decision of the land ...


10. 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, ...


11. 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, ...


12. Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (FISHOG) 1991-92 Heard Island Fish Data [AADC-00080]
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 6 (FISHOG) 1991-92 of the Aurora Australis. The observations were taken from the Heard Island area in January and February 1992. The data contains temperature ...


13. Nella Dan: ADBEX III Cruise - Krill and zooplankton data [ADBEX_III_krill]
This dataset contains results from the Antarctic Division BIOMASS Experiment III (ADBEX III) cruise of the Nella Dan. It is the fifth cruise in a series of six, conducting a long term field survey ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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, ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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 ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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 ...


26. 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 ...


27. Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Pelagic Fish Data [AADC-00082]
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 6 1990-91 of the Aurora Australis. The observations were taken from the Prydz Bay area, Antarctica in January and February 1991. The data contains the results ...


28. Aurora Australis Voyage 7.2 (HIMS) 1989-90 Heard Island Fish Data [AADC-00075]
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 7.2 (HIMS) 1989-90 of the Aurora Australis. There were three objectives of the fish program: To assess the distribution and abundance of demersal fish on ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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 ...


31. 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 ...


32. 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, ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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, ...


39. 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, ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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, ...


43. 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 ...


44. 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 ...


45. 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 ...


46. 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 ...


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


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. Inshore Marine Fish of the Vestfold Hills Antarctica [AADC-00038]
Thirteen species of fish have so far been caught in the inshore waters around the Vestfold Hills, including the Rauer Islands, in depths down to approximately 100 m. Species caught depend markedly ...


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