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1. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...


2. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Davis Area, Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_D_73]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adélie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore ...


3. An observatory of coastal sea ice and environment [ASAC_3032]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3032. Public Antarctic fast ice is a crucial climate component, and of critical importance to the survival of higher predators and to shipping and ...


4. Cetacean (whales) aerial survey data from the Antarctic collected between 2008 and 2010 [ASAC_2941_Aerial_Data]
With the aim of estimating the proportion of Antarctic minke whales (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) in pack ice over summer, an Australian fixed-wing aerial survey programme, based in east Antarctica, ...


5. 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 ...


6. Datasets describing number and characteristics of dead bird specimens and remnants in the Casey area [ASAC_2207_Casey_dead_birds]
Carcasses of dead birds have been collected on an opportunistic basis during surveys around the Windmill Islands for the purpose of dissection of the digestive system, to look for the presence of ...


7. Datasets of rubbish collection around the Casey area [ASAC_2207_Casey]
Debris have been collected on an opportunistic basis around Casey station and entered in a database classifying them by type and amounts. The aim of this dataset is to evaluate how much and what kind ...


8. Determination of trophic relationships between marine predators and commercial marine living resources [ASAC_2301]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2301 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This study develops ...


9. Diet and Feeding Ecology of Emperor Penguins [ASAC_419]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 419 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The ...


10. Distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean, 1980/81+ [ASAC_2208_seabirds]
This dataset comprises data on the distribution and abundance of seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean since 1980/81. Approximately 150000 observations of 26 main species were made from ...


11. Examination of Distribution and Abundance of Avian Predators in Relation to Prey Densities and to Oceanographic Conditions [ASAC_32]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 32 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Foods of the South Polar ...


12. 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: ############# ...


13. 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 ...


14. Foraging of royal penguins and its relationship to the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone [ASAC_1001]
The factors that control the number of animals in a population are often difficult to understand. However, this basic understanding is central to managing those populations and assessing how they ...


15. GLS tag deployments on Snow petrels (Pagodroma nivea) in 2011 and 2012 from Bechervaise Island, Mawson Coast and Filla Island, Rauer Group [ASAC_2722_SP_GLS]   PARENT DIF
GPS tag deployments on Snow petrels (Pagodroma nivea) in 2011 from Bechervaise Island, Mawson Coast and Filla Island, Rauer Group, as part of AAS project 2722. Identifying potential threats from ...


16. Heavy metal and organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic vertebrates [ASAC_590]
As top predators seabirds have the potential to accumualte marine pollutants. This study quantified heavy metal loads in 3 species of albatross. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Cadmium ...


17. Integrated weight longline study, New Zealand ling fishery 2002-2003 [ASAC_2295_IWL_2002-2003]
This research was a manipulative experiment on autoline ling vessels in the New Zealand ling fishery. The vessels were the Janas and the Avro Chieftain. The experiment examined both seabird bycatch ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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, ...


20. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in Kemp Land, 2007-2008 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Kemp200708]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution to the west of Mawson was carried out in 2007/08. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. Details ...


21. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Australian Antarctica Territory [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
The current distribution of Adelie penguin breeding colonies in the AAT is being mapped through a series of 'occupancy' surveys. A GIS of potential Adelie penguin breeding habitat was developed by ...


22. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Balaena Islands and Knox Coast areas, 2009-2010 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Balaena_Knox]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Balaena Islands region was carried out in 2009-10. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. ...


23. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Bolingen Islands, December 2010 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Bolingen_Islands]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Bolingen Islands region was carried out in 2010/11. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. ...


24. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Holme Bay area, November-December 2007 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Holme_Bay]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Holme Bay region near Mawson station was carried out in 2007/08. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall ...


25. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Knox Coast area, January 2011 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Knox_Coast]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution along the Knox coast was carried out in 2010/11. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. Details ...


26. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Rauer Group, November 2008 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Rauer_Islands]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Rauer Group was carried out in 2008/09. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. Details ...


27. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Robinson Group of Islands, 2005-2006 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Robinson200506]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Robinson Group of islands was carried out in 2005/06. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata ...


28. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Vestfold Hills area, November 2008 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Vestfold_Hills]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Vestfold Islands was carried out in 2008/09. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. Details ...


29. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Wilkes Coast area, January 2011 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Wilkes_Coast]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution along the Wilkes coast was carried out in 2010-11. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. Details ...


30. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Windmill Islands, January 2011 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Windmill_Islands]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Windmill Islands region was carried out in 2010/11. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. ...


31. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the area west of the Rauer Group as far as the Amery Ice Shelf, November 2009 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Rauer_West]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution along the coast between the Rauer Group and the Amery Ice Shelf was carried out in 2009/10. General details of the occupancy surveys are ...


32. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


33. Population trends of black-browed albatrosses at Heard Island, 1947 - 2001. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Alb]   PARENT DIF
The breeding population of the black-browed albatross Thalassarche melanophrys has increased at Heard Island since the first census data were obtained in 1947/1948. Four breeding localities are known, ...


34. Preferred foraging areas of Heard Island albatrosses during chick raising and implications for the management of incidental mortality in fisheries [ASAC_2388_alb_foraging]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: 1. Incidental mortality in fisheries is causing declines in many albatross populations around the world. To assess potential interactions with ...


35. Presence of Disease in the Penguins and Skuas of Macquarie Island [ASAC_2555]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2555 See the link below for public details on this project. This study investigated the role of Antarctic skuas in the transmission of diseases to royal ...


36. Reduction in mortality of seabirds in longline fisheries - 2008 Line Shooter Header Data [ASAC_2295_2008]
This research was a manipulative experiment on a chartered fishing vessel that was chartered to control the confounding effects. Future users of the data should be familiar with the associated published ...


37. Remote Sensing of Near-Coastal Antarctic Sea Ice and Its Impacts on Ice Shelves and Ecosystems. [ASAC_3024]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3024. Public The proposed research will derive improved estimates of East Antarctic fast-ice extent and thickness, and their variability, from satellite ...


38. Seabird by-catch in longline fisheries [ASAC_2295]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2295 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Longline fisheries represent a serious threat to the survival ...


39. Seabird conservation in the Antarctic toothfish longline fishery - results and time-depth recorder data [ASAC_2295_TDR]
This research was a manipulative experiment on an autoline toothfish vessel in the Ross Sea testing the effect of a line shooter on the sink rate of autolines. The vessel was production fishing during ...


40. Status of Disease in the Emperor Penguins of Auster Rookery [ASAC_2954]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2954. See the link below for public details on this project. Public The primary goal of this project is to determine the status and origin of diseases ...


41. The Annual Cycle of Reproductive and Stress Hormones in the Gentoo Penguins - Penguins Restraint and Stress Level [ASAC_558]
The only work that went ahead as part of this ASAC project was to look at Penguins restraint and stress level (see the referenced paper below). From the paper: During most research on penguins it ...


42. Winter Foraging Locations Of Southern Ocean Predators - sub-Antarctic islands [ASAC_2940]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2940 See the link below for public details on this project. Public: The extent of Antarctic winter sea-ice influences all aspects of the Antarctic ...


43. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Mawson Area Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adélie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from ...


44. Aerial Photographic Census of Birds in the Windmill Islands in 1990-91 [ASAC_1219_AAT_Img_C_90]
Population data derived from counts of penguins on aerial photographs taken at 500m altitude. Odbert Island colonies were not photographed as the island is within ASPA 103. 23 flight runs were made. ...


45. Aerial Surveys of Adelie Penguins at Mawson Station Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_Img_APen_M]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains the results from aerial surveys of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson Station region, Antarctica. The surveys are used to determine population numbers, distributions ...


46. Area - population relationships for Adélie Penguin colonies at Mawson. [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M_Area]   PARENT DIF
The relationship between colony area and population density of Adélie Penguins Pygoscelis adeliae was examined to determine whether colony area, measured from aerial or satellite imagery, could be ...


47. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT DIF
Surveys were conducted at the eastern and western ends of Heard Island during the 1987/1988 season. Burrow densities in different habitat types (vegetated and unvegetated) were determined from fixed ...


48. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1997 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_97]   PARENT DIF
Penguin counts conducted between 25 November and 2 December 1997. The census covered the following areas and rookeries in the Cape Dension area: rookeries north of Gadget Hut, outside Greenholm Hut ...


49. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1999 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_99]   PARENT DIF
Adelie penguin census November - December 1999 by Jim and Yvonne Claypoll following their winter at Cape Denison. A shapefile with the colony boundaries is available but counts are not available.


50. Cape Denison bird survey, November - December 2002 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_02]
Diana Patterson carried out a census of Adélie Penguins and flying birds at Cape Denison in November, December 2002 at the request of Dr Eric Woehler. Diana was at Cape Denison as part of a Mawson's ...


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