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1. A Study of the Nitrogen-fixing Microbiota of Macquarie Island Plant Communities [ASAC_194]
The nitrogen fixing biota of Macquarie Island are dominated by cyanobacteria growing epiphytically or symbiotically with plants or lichens. Highest rates of acetylene reduction (N-fixation) were found ...


2. 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 ...


3. ACE-1 - Southern Hemisphere marine aerosol characterisation experiment [ASAC_829]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 829 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: During the ...


4. Aliens in Antarctica [ASAC_2904]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2904 See the link below for public details on this project. International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica will assess the threat of humans ...


5. Aliens in Antarctica Project - Inspection of fresh food for alien propagules [ASAC_2904_Food]   PARENT DIF
International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica project aims to identify human-mediated pathways for alien propagules into the Antarctic ecosystem (www.aliensinantarctica.aq). As part of this ...


6. 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 ...


7. Anaesthetics and Ecology of the Southern Elephant Sea at Macquarie Island and Heard Island [ASAC_520]
A variety of different chemical restraints, or anaesthetics, were trialed on Southern Elephant Seals at Heard Island and Macquarie Island. The trials were performed on female and juvenile seals, ...


8. 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 ...


9. Biodiversity, biogeography, reproduction and conservation of the Macquarie Island orchid Nematocerus (Corybas) dienema [ASAC_2545]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2545 See the link below for public details on this project. The orchid Nematoceras (Corybas) dienema has been found in several ...


10. Biology and Classification of Macquarie Island Echinoderms [ASAC_38]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 38 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The origin of echinoderms ...


11. Can remote sensing be used to map vegetation and monitor community change in Antarctica? [ASAC_2392]
This dataset consists of Hyperion satellite imagery, as well as GPS ground truthing of vegetation quadrats. The aims of this project were: 1. to produce a spectral library of the major subantarctic ...


12. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_3095_Vegetation_Change]   PARENT DIF
Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit numbers (data owned by and provided to the ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. Coordinated magnetic observations at Macquarie Island during the STEP period [ASAC_2286]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2286 See the link below for public details on this project. There are two global networks associated with these data, Old and New. The old network is the ...


16. Corrosivity Mapping of Antarctica utilising exposure of standard alloy coupons [ASAC_537]
Antarctica is the world's coldest, driest, highest and least polluted continent. Accepted wisdom is that atmospheric corrosion rates in Antarctica should be low because of the extreme dry cold. ...


17. Diving Physiology and Energy Requirements of Free Ranging Southern Elephant Seals [ASAC_589]
Southern elephant seals are among the deepest diving of all marine mammals. This study examined physiological and behavioural mechanisms used by the seals to conserve energy while diving and estimated ...


18. Ecological and taxonomic survey of terrestrial Oligochaetes of Macquarie Island [ASAC_2233]
Data consists of records of two species of earthworms from 70 sites on Macquarie Island collected and identified by Dr R. Blakemore. The species are: Family ACANTHODRILIDAE . Genus MICROSCOLEX ...


19. Ecology and Zoogeography of Parasites of Antarctic Fish [ASAC_67]
The body surface, mouth, gills, internal organs and tissues of 368 teleost fish of 26 species from Prydz Bay, Heard Island, Macquarie Island, Davis Station and Casey Station in Antarctica were examined ...


20. Ecology of Southern Elephant Seals [ASAC_257]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 257 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Anatomical ...


21. 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 ...


22. Expeditioner and family reintegration: Comparing ship-based and air-based personnel movement [ASAC_2562]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2562 See the link below for public details on this project. This project will: 1. Identify factors that promote psychological adaptation and resilience ...


23. Feeding Ecology of Penguins at Heard Island with Special Emphasis on King Penguins [ASAC_465]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 465 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: ############# ...


24. Field and lab books from ASAC project 2952 - Spatial variability in polar soil ecosystems: An integrated study of genes, microbial biodiversity and landform evolution as a baseline for monitoring climate change [ASAC_2952_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station, Macquarie Island and Kingston between 2007 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2952 - Spatial variability in ...


25. Food Consumption and Foraging Success of Free-ranging Southern Elephant Seals [ASAC_769]
Elephant seals use a suite of physiological and behavioural mechanisms to maximise the time they can be submerged. Of these hypo-metabolism is one of the most important, so this study quantified maximum ...


26. Food consumption and energy expenditure of free ranging southern elephant seals [ASAC_857]
Elephant seals use a suite of physiological and behavioural mechanisms to maximise the time they can be submerged. Of these hypo-metabolism is one of the most important, so this study quantified maximum ...


27. Foraging Ecology of Gentoo Penguins [ASAC_709]
Gentoo penguins are the least numerous of the penguins breeding at Macquarie Island, and the only species to rear two chicks. This project examined the interactions between diving behaviour, diet ...


28. Further Investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill at Macquarie Island: Have benthic communities recovered? [ASAC_756]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 756 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: The shore environments ...


29. Geophysical imaging, structural analysis, alteration geochemistry of Macquarie Island crust, to constrain tectonic, and hydrothermal history of the ocean floor. [ASAC_2409]
Although oceanic crust covers about 60% of the Earth, relatively little is known of its geology and the processes that have created it. Macquarie Island represents a unique subaerial exposure of the ...


30. Gondwana Linkages - Geological Mapping of Macquarie Island [ASAC_825]
A series of geological maps of Macquarie Island. Two maps at scale of 1:25,000 and seven maps at a scale of 1:10,000


31. Have stream invertebrate communities of Macquarie Island changed over 15 years and are they likely to respond to climate changes or other environmental factors? [ASAC_2918]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2918 See the link below for public details on this project. This project will assess the extent of changes to the freshwater stream invertebrate communities ...


32. Illustrations for a book on the Invertebrates of Macquarie Island [ASAC_789]
The original aims of this project were: To obtain publication standard line drawings of all stages of the thirty three species of Pterygote insect and spider which occur on Macquarie ...


33. Insect migration and monitoring studies on Macquarie Island [ASAC_999]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 999 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Large numbers of insects, mites, spiders ...


34. Introduced invasive terrestrial invertebrates on Macquarie Island: studies on ecology, origins and control [ASAC_2397]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2397 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Three soil animals, a land shrimp, ...


35. 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 ...


36. Kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean: intercontinental travel for sessile and semi-sessile organisms. [ASAC_2914]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2914 See the link below for public details on this project. Can animals raft between countries on floating seaweed? We aim to answer that question using ...


37. Limnological and nearshore diatom communities of Macquarie Island: proxies of subantarctic climate change? [ASAC_2663]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2663 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary Macquarie Island offers scientists a unique laboratory for investigating subantarctic ...


38. Long-term Changes in Vegetation and Soil Stability, Macquarie Island [ASAC_2317]
The project is a longterm monitoring program which commenced in 1980. The aim was to monitor vegetation and erosion changes on Macquarie Island (tall tussock vegetation on the steep coastal slopes, ...


39. Macquarie Island Aerobiology and Wind Climate Project: Phase 3 [ASAC_246]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 246 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Analyses of data collected ...


40. Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996 [ASAC_2277]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project. A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared ...


41. Macquarie Island soil collection site details for 2009/10 season - Azorella dieback project, Macquarie Island [ASAC_3095-Macca-soil-0910-Jared]   PARENT DIF
This data contains the spatial information associated with the sites from which the soil samples were collected. It also contains the initial weights for each soil sample. Soil samples were collected ...


42. Molecular studies of the origins and dispersal patterns of invertebrates in the Antarctic and subantarctic [ASAC_2355]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2355 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- We will measure biodiversity of ecologically-important ...


43. Nitrogen acquisition, assimilation and allocation in plants in Subantarctic and Antarctic ecosystems [ASAC_773]
In this study the nitrogen sources of plants were investigated for Macquarie Island in an ecosystem influenced by large amounts of animal-derived nitrogen. Different plant communities were studied ...


44. O(1S) Effective Lifetimes [ASAC_43]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 43 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Intensity time-series ...


45. Observations of ULF space plasma waves in Antarctica [ASAC_606]
This project records ultra-low frequency (ULF) waves in the 1mHz - 3Hz band at the Antarctic stations Davis, Casey, Mawson, and Macquarie Island and Zhongshan (PRC station). Search coil magnetometers ...


46. Observatory Operations - All Sky Imager Data from the Australian Antarctic Territory and Macquarie Island [ASAC_527_allsky]
All Sky Imager Systems (ASIS) are deployed at Casey, Davis, Macquarie island and Mawson. These systems are autonomous data collection systems which record All Sky Imager data during periods of darkness ...


47. Observatory Operations - Riometer and Magnetometer Data from the Australian Antarctic Territory and Riometer Data from Macquarie Island [ASAC_527]
An analogue data acquisition system (ADAS), designed to collect time-stamped, time series data from any analogue signal is currently used to log data from the riometer, magnetic pulsations and fluxgate ...


48. Organic Geochemical Studies on Peat Deposits from Macquarie Island [ASAC_87]
Data are extracted from the paper by S. A. Pickering and B.D. Batts, &Patterns of Mono- and Difunctional Carboxylic Acids in Hydrothermal Leachates of Soil and Peat Humates: Geological and Environmental ...


49. 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 ...


50. Periodicity in foraging areas of leopard seals in the region south of Macquarie Island [ASAC_2268]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- Leopard seals are usually seen in the pack-ice where they pup on the ice and where they must first face life at sea. However at Macquarie Island, well to ...


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