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1. Multi-sensor core logger data from cores of the 31st CHINARE, 2014-2015 [CN_NADC_2015_south_ocean_Ross_Sea_Muti-sensor_Core_Logger_Description]
Data of Multi-sensor core logger from cores collected during the 31st CHINARE (Chinese National Antarctic Research Expedition.


2. IVARS: Interannual Variations in the Ross Sea [IVARS]
The Ross Sea, a marginal Antarctic sea south of New Zealand, has been studied since the days of the Scott/Amundsen expeditions. It is the site of extensive penguin, bird and mammal colonies, ...


3. The Demographic Consequences of Environmental Variability and Individual Heterogeneity in Life-history Tactics of a Long-lived Antarctic Marine Predator [NSF-ANT11-41326]
The Erebus Bay population of Weddell seals in Antarctica?s Ross Sea is the most southerly breeding population of mammal in the world, closely associated with persistent shore-fast ice, and one that ...


4. Bootstrap Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS [NSIDC-0079]
This sea ice concentration data set was derived using measurements from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on the Nimbus-7 satellite and from the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager ...


5. Sea Ice Trends and Climatologies from SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS [NSIDC-0192]
Notice Regarding Data Corrections class="newsdate" 04 September 2013 These data sets were recently revised. Please refer to the Documentation link provided above for details regarding data corrections ...


6. Bromide in Snow in the Sea Ice Zone [NSF-ANT10-43145]
A range of chemical and microphysical pathways in polar latitudes, including spring time (tropospheric) ozone depletion, oxidative pathways for mercury, and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) production ...


7. Census data using aerial photographs on the number of breeding Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at colonies in the Ross Sea Region - K122_1981_2012_NZ_1 [K122_1981_2012_NZ_1]
Data are of numbers of breeding pairs of Adelie penguins(Pygoscelis adeliae)in the Ross Sea region colonies counted from aerial photographs. Photographs were taken from either a helicopter or from ...


8. Collaborative Research: TRacing the fate of Algal Carbon Export in the Ross Sea (TRACERS) - NSF-ANT11-42065 [NSF-ANT11-42065]
Sinking particles are a major element of the biological pump and they are commonly assigned to two fates: mineralization in the water column and accumulation at the seafloor. However, there is another ...


9. WAIS grounding-zone migrations in Eastern Basin, Ross Sea and the LGM dilemma: New strategies to resolve the style and timing of outer continental shelf grounding events - NSF-ANT05-38475 [NSF-ANT05-38475]
This project determines the recent history of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) through a multidisciplinary study of the seabed in the Ross Sea of Antarctica. WAIS is perhaps the world's most critical ...


10. 2005 NBPalmer sulfur data. Surface transect (NZ to Ross Sea) and Ross Sea depth profiles and rates [NBPalmer_Transect_and_Ross_Sea_Sulfur_Data]
This data set contains concentration and rate data for the following sulfur compounds: dimethylsulfide (DMS), dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) and dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP). Data were obtained in ...


11. 45-500 micron iron oxide major and trace element abundance [Holocene_LGM_diamict_FeOxides]
This data set contains major and trace element abundance for individual iron oxide grains extracted from glacial-marine Antarctic sediment. Fe-oxides were picked from the 45-500 micron fraction of ...


12. A New Reconstruction of the Last West Antarctic Ice Sheet Deglaciation in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT10-43485]
This award supports a project to develop a better understanding of the response of the WAIS to climate change. The timing of the last deglaciation of the western Ross Sea will be improved using in ...


13. A biological reconnaissance of the photoreceptors of invertebrates and fish from the Ross Sea, identifying the micro fauna and flora of Dry Valley lakes and other organism from the Ross Sea region [K022_1977_1978_NZ_1]
A variety of research activities on the organisms in the Ross Dependency was undertaken to determine the biological research potential of the organisms. Most work focused on photoreceptors of different ...


14. Abandoned Elephant Seal Colonies in Antarctica: Integration of Genetic, Isotopic, and Geologic Approaches toward Understanding Holocene Environmental Change [NSF-ANT04-39906]
During previous NSF-sponsored research, the PI's discovered that southern elephant seal colonies once existed along the Victoria Land coast (VLC) of Antarctica, a region where they are no longer observed. ...


15. Aging in Weddell Seals: Proximate Mechanisms of Age-Related Changes in Adaptations to Breath-Hold Hunting in an Extreme Environment [NSF-ANT06-49609]
The primary objectives of this research are to investigate the proximate effects of aging on diving capability in the Weddell Seal and to describe mechanisms by which aging may influence foraging ...


16. Alternative Nutritional Strategies in Antarctic Protists [NSF-ANT08-38955]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). Most organisms meet their carbon and energy needs using photosynthesis (phototrophy) or ingestion/assimilation ...


17. An integrated marine geophysical survey (multibeam bathymetry, chirp sonar, gravity and geomagnetic measurements, with seismic reflection) of the southern Adare Basin region. (R/V Nathaniel B Palmer cruise NBP0701) [K101_2006_2007_NZ_1]
A detailed integrated marine geophysical survey of the sourthern Adare Basin region and a series of detailed seismic transects across the Northern Basin, underlying the north-western Ross Sea continental ...


18. AnSlope CTD and LADCP data, Ross Sea, 2003-2004 [AnSlope_CTD-LADCP]
This data set comprises CTD and Lowered Acoustic Doppler Profiler (LADCP) data from 3 cruises of the AnSlope program (Cross-Slope Exchanges at the Antarctic Slope Front). A complete description ...


19. Analysis of bottom sediments within the Ross Sea to determine the sedimentation regime of the area [K008_1972_1973_NZ_2]
The collection of a series of bottom grab samples in the Ross Sea were made over three weeks from the USCGS Northwind. The aim was to study the sedimentation regime in the Ross Sea. 30 grab stations ...


20. Anatomical and physiological adaptations in Antarctic fishes [K022_1988_1989_NZ_1]
Dermal and epidermal chromatophore tissue of two species of fishes (Pagothenia borchgrevinki and Trematomus bernacchii) were prepared for light and transmission electron microscopy. Some specimens ...


21. Antarctic Echinoids: an interactive database [SCAR-MarBIN] [Ant_Echinoids_SCARMarBIN]   PARENT METADATA
"Antarctic Echinoids" is an interactive database synthesising the results of more than 100 years of Antarctic expeditions. It comprises information about 81 echinoid species ...


22. Antarctic Ecosystem Environmental Contamination, Climate Change and Human Impact [ECA027]
In the Southern Ocean, the marginal ice zone is the nursery ground for E. superba (by far the dominant herbivore), which channels organic matter produced by nanoplankton and diatoms to cephalopods, ...


23. Antarctic Ecosystem: environmental contamination [ECA062]
Although the remote continent of Antarctica is perceived as the symbol of the last great wilderness, the human presence in the Southern Ocean and the continent began in the early 1900s for hunting, ...


24. Antarctic Euphausiacea Occurrence Data from ITALICA 2000 Expedition [SCAR-MarBIN] [Euphausiacea_ITALICA2000]   PARENT METADATA
ITALICA 2000 Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) occurrence data from the Ross Sea.


25. Antarctic Pack Ice Seals Project (APIS) Acoustic Data for the Eastern Ross Sea 2000 [APIS_Acoustic_data]
APIS (Antarctic Pack Ice Seals) was an international program formulated by the SCAR Group on Specialists on Seals to consider the functional significance of upper trophic level predators ...


26. Antarctic Research Bases: local source of polybrominated Diphenil Ether (PBDE) flame retardants [ECA007]
Studies of chemical contamination in Antarctica are commonly focused on POPs. However, some emerging pollutants exhibiting characteristics of persistence comparable to POPs should also be considered. ...


27. Antarctic Stress Map Project - Phase 1: Neogene-Quaternary volcanic alignments in the Transantarctic Mountains-Ross Sea region [MVG_cone]
In order to define stress orientation in the Antarctic interior, we have examined young volcanic cones found within Cenozoic volcanic provinces of the McMurdo Volcanic ...


28. Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice Interaction in a Coastal Polynya [NSF-ANT07-39464]
Antarctic polynyas are the ice free zones often persisting in continental sea ice. Characterization of the lower atmosphere properties, air-sea surface heat fluxes and corresponding ocean depth profiles ...


29. Atmospheric PCB Concentration at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica [ECA016]
This study increases the limited atmospheric database on PCB in remote areas by reporting PCB concentrations during the austral summer (2003-2004) at a site in Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica and hypothesizing ...


30. Australian Museum marine faunal data via OZCAM [OBIS_OZCAM_AM]   PARENT METADATA
The Australian Museum has an international reputation in the fields of natural history and indigenous studies research, community programs and exhibitions. The Museum was established in 1827 and is ...


31. BIoGeochemical cycles in the SOUTHern Ocean: Role within the Earth System [BIGSOUTH]
The BIGSOUTH project (Biogeochemical cycles in the Southern Ocean: role within the Earth system) aims at achieving a detailed understanding of the processes controlling functioning and strength of ...


32. Benthic Marine Pollution Around McMurdo Station, Antarctica [ECA079]
Benthic sediments and animals are highly modified by human activities at McMurdo Station, the largest human settlement in Antarctica. The quantity of anthropogenic debris, contamination of marine ...


33. Benthonic Annelida of Ross Sea [Benthonic_Annelida_of_Ross_Sea]
Taxonomical studies of smaller marine infaunal Annelida from benthos sediments near Terra Nova Bay sampled during 1989 and 1989 summers.


34. Bioconcentration of PCBs in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea [ECA026]
In this study was measured mean PCB concentration (the sum of 50 congeners) in Ross Sea phytoplankton (mainly diatoms) and mixed zooplankton (copepods, amphipods and krill) of 1 and 4.2 ng g–1 wet ...


35. Biomagnification of mercury in an Antarctic marine coastal food web during 1989-1991 [Biomagnification_of_mercury]
Twenty samples of surface sediment (the top 3.0 cm) were taken on soft bottoms (from 20 to 300 m depth) with a stainless steel box corer. Phytoplankon and zooplankton were sampled with conical nylon ...


36. Blood and faecal samples from Adelie and emperor penguins at Cape Washington and Mandible Cirque, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica [K034_2001_2005_NZ_14]
Blood and faecal samples were collected from 96 emperor penguins at Cape Washington and from 29 Adelie penguins at Mandible Cirque. Plasma concentrations of corticosterone will be measured ...


37. Blood samples analysed for albumin to determine if the lack of this protein serum is common to the Notothenioid fish group [K066_2001_2002_NZ_1]
One species of Antarctic Notothenioid fish was found to lack the common blood protein serum albumin. It was investigated if this was common to all notothenioid fish. In addition, if this blood protein ...


38. COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Elevation Change Anomalies in West Antarctica and Dynamics of Subglacial Water Transport Beneath Ice Streams and their Tributaries [tulaczyk0636970]
We performed field and remote sensing investigations of Elevation Change Anomalies (henceforth ECAs) discovered recently in the Ross Sea sector of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) (Gray et al., ...


39. Cape Roberts Tide Gauge records since 1990 [K042_1990_2012_NZ_1]
A tide gauge was installed at Cape Roberts in November 1990 and has been in near continuous operation since. A 10 minute average of water depth was recorded each hour with hourly averages of wind ...


40. Census data using aerial photographs on the number of breeding Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at colonies in the Ross Sea Region [K122_1981_2008_NZ_1]
Data are of numbers of breeding pairs of Adelie penguins(Pygoscelis adeliae)in the Ross Sea region colonies counted from aerial photographs. Photographs were taken from either a helicopter or from ...


41. Chemical tracers to asses diet and persistent organic pollutants in Antarctic type killer whales [ECA035]
This data set considers the PCBs, DDTs, CHLs, HCB and HCHs measured in blubber from Antarctic Type C killer whales and found that mean concentrations in all groups of POPs were significantly higher ...


42. Circadian oscillators and photic entrainment in the Antarctic krill Euphausia superba [UNIPD_KRILL]
This dataset contains a list of 33 samples collected during the XIX Italian Antarctic Expeditions in the Ross Sea. In particular krill samples were fished at different times of the day in order to ...


43. Cold tolerance of Antarctic terrestrial nematodes in the McMurdo Sound region [K067_1988_1989_NZ_1]
A survey of the nematode fauna associated with moss and algae growth from terrestrial sites on Ross Island and the McMurdo Dry Valleys was conducted. A total of 6 species were identified and maps ...


44. Collaborative Research: Constraining the Petrogenesis and Mantle Source of Adare Basin Seamount Lavas [NSF-ANT05-38266]
This award supports the study of lava samples from seamounts in the Cape Adare region of the western Ross Sea. Volcanism in this area is poorly understood, and the geochemistry of these lavas may ...


45. Collaborative Research: East Antarctic outlet glacier contributions to the Ross Sea from chronology of detrital grains [NSF-ANT10-43619]
Intellectual Merit: The PIs proposed a provenance study of glacial deposits in the Ross Embayment that will provide a broad scale geochronologic survey of detrital minerals in till to help characterize ...


46. Collaborative Research: Hunting in Darkness: Behavioral and Energetic Strategies of Weddell Seals in Winter [NSF-ANT07-39390]
Intellectual merit: Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) locate and capture sparsely distributed and mobile prey under shore-fast ice throughout the year, including the austral winter when ambient ...


47. Collaborative Research: Impact of Mesoscale Processes on Iron Supply and Phytoplankton Dynamics in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT09-44254]
The Ross Sea continental shelf is one of the most productive areas in the Southern Ocean, and may comprise a significant, but unaccounted for, oceanic CO2 sink, largely driven by phytoplankton production. ...


48. Collaborative Research: Interactive Effects of UV Radiation and Vertical Mixing on Phytoplankton and Bacterial Productivity of Ross Sea Phaeocystis Blooms [NSF-ANT01-27022]
Data from five research cruises from OPP grant entitled "Interactive Effects of UV and Vertical Mixing on Phytoplankton and Bacterial Productivity of Ross Sea Phaeocystis Bloom (OPP0127022). The ...


49. Collaborative Research: Interactive effects of iron, light and carbon dioxide on phytoplankton community dynamics in the Ross Sea [smith_opp0338157]
The data set is part of a joint project among various Universities and institutes: College of Charleston, Stanford, WHOI, and Bermuda Biological Station. Our data are numerical values of various ...


50. Collaborative Research: Late Cenozoic volcanism and glaciation at Minna Bluff, Antarctica [Minna_Bluff]
This award supports the study of lava, dome and hyaloclastite deposits from the 45 km long, 5 km wide, Minna Bluff volcanic peninsula located in the McMurdo Sound area of the southern Ross Sea. The ...


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