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1. Quantifying the effects of long term environmental change on World Heritage Macquarie Island - Palaeoecological data from a lake sediment core on Macquarie Island. [AAS_3117]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3117 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Climate change and feral animals are having profound effects on Macquarie Island, ...


2. Population abundance, trend, structure and distribution of the endangered Antarctic blue whale [AAS_4102]   CHILD DIFs
This is a parent record for data collected from AAS project 4102. Project 4102 also follows on from ASAC project 2683, "Passive acoustic monitoring of antarctic marine mammals" (see the related metadata ...


3. Molecular ecology of key Southern Ocean predators [AAS_2926]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2926. Public Summary DNA based approaches will be used to study key features of the ecology of whales, penguins and krill. Standard methods cannot ...


4. Archaeological Investigation of Sealing Sites at Heard Island [AAS380]
A report and images taken as part of ASAC (AAS) project 380 - Archaeological Investigation of Sealing Sites at Heard Island. Taken from the report: From November 1986 to January 1987 the authors ...


5. Foraging ecology of fur seals at Iles Kerguelen [AADC-02128]
Public summary for project 2128: The aim of this study is to relate the foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seals breeding on the Kerguelen Plateau at Iles Kerguelen and Heard Island, to the distribution ...


6. Macquarie Island Cetacean Sightings and Strandings [AADC-00039]
This dataset is a record of sightings and strandings of cetaceans (mainly whales) at Macquarie Island. Results have been reported from 1968 to 1990 on an irregular basis. The species include Southern ...


7. Macquarie Island Elephant Seal Populations 1950 to 1965 [AADC-00101]
This dataset contains the results from studies of the Elephant Seal (Miraunga leomima) at Macquarie Island. Results from branding surveys and photographs between 1950 and 1965 are reported. Numbers, ...


8. Macquarie Island Elephant Seal Populations 1985 Onwards [AADC-00102]
This dataset contains the results from studies of the Elephant Seal (Miraunga leomima) at Macquarie Island. Results from branding surveys and photographs from 1985 onwards are reported. Numbers, life ...


9. Macquarie Island fur seal database [AADC-00859]
The dataset includes data on all fur seals tagged at Macquarie Island since 1989. The dataset includes information on the sex and species of individuals, information on their reproductive histories, ...


10. Weddell Seals of the Vestfold Hills Antarctica [AADC-00048]   CHILD DIFs
This dataset contains the results from studies of the Weddell Seal (Lepotonychotes weddellii) in the Vestfold Hills region, Antarctica. Results from tagging surveys, photographs and aerial surveys ...


11. Antarctic Fur Seal Populations on Heard Island Summer 1987-1988 [AADC-00009]
Abstract from ANARE Research Notes 72 The Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella has increased in numbers at Heard Island since the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) station ...


12. Aerial surveys of Weddell seals throughout Prydz Bay. [wed_aerial]
This data set is from aerial surveys conducted by helicopter over Weddell seal habitat throughout Prydz Bay in February 1999, and again in February 2001. Ice conditions differed dramatically between ...


13. Annual population estimates of Southern Elephant Seals at Macquarie Island from censuses made annually on October 15th. [SOE_elephant_seals]
INDICATOR DEFINITION Count of all adult females, fully weaned pups and dead pups hauled out on, or close to, the day of maximum cow numbers, set for October 15. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three ...


14. Antarctic State of the Environment Bibliography [SOE_Bibliography]
State of the Environment bibliography, compiled by Ewan McIvor. Contains 51 records. The fields in this dataset are: author year journal title volume pages publisher place of publication copy on ...


15. Apparent twin pups of the weddell seal near Mawson, Antarctica [twin_pups]
Phocid seals give birth annually, generally to a single pup. Twins have been reported occasionally, either from observations made in utero or from observations of live pups in the field. Examples ...


16. Behaviour of Weddell seals during winter recorded by satellite tracking. [wed_sat_99]
This data set contains the results from a study of the behaviour of Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddelli) at the Vestfold Hills, Prydz Bay, Antarctica. Three satellite transmitters were deployed ...


17. Bibliography of satellite tracking of animals [STA_Bibliography]
This bibliography contains references to satellite tracking of animals in the southern hemisphere - primarily seabirds, marine birds and marine mammals (eg albatross, penguins, seals and whales). ...


18. Biology of the Sea Elephant (Elephant Seal), Heard Island, 1951 [sea_elephant_biology_1951]
This is a copy of a scanned document which contains a report, as well as tabulated data compiled by K. Brown on Sea Elephants (Elephant Seals) at Heard Island in 1951. The data are biological in ...


19. Distribution of Weddell seals pupping at the Vestfold Hills. [Wed_distrib]   PARENT DIF
The information in the dataset is the location of Weddell seals with pups at the Vestfold Hills. Resolution of locations is 0.63 sq. kilometres because the data are recorded as x-y coordinates of ...


20. Elephant Seal Sightings, Heard Island (1949 to 1960) [Tags_heard_1949]
At Heard Island, Southern Indian Ocean, seals were branded between 1949-1953. Seal length was measured in feet and inches. Recaptures of seals were made up until 1955, and growth and age-specific ...


21. Emigration of tagged Weddell seals from the Vestfold Hills. [wed_emigrat]
This dataset is from a study of the proportion of tagged seals at increasing distance from the Vestfold Hills. We have three years of data from the moulting season (January to March). In 1997, 1 870 ...


22. Environmental determinants of fecundity and pup growth in fur seals [SOE_fur_seals]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The fecundity (pupping rates) of female fur seals and the growth rates of their pups relative to changes in ...


23. GIS data derived from 'Distribution of Weddell seals pupping at the Vestfold Hills' dataset [vestfold_seals_gis]
This dataset represents Weddell Seal haulout and pupping sites in the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. The data were sourced from a dataset compiled by Samantha Lake and described by the metadata record ...


24. Macrobenthos of the North Sea - World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series [WBD_Macrobenthos_North_Sea]
This metadata record has been created to describe a commercial CD product of the Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification. This CD has in no way been produced by the Australian Antarctic Division ...


25. Marine Mammals of the World - World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series [WBD_Marine_Mammals]
This metadata record has been created to describe a commercial CD product of the Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification. This CD has in no way been produced by the Australian Antarctic Division ...


26. Population segregation and birth-site fidelity of Weddell seals at the Vestfold Hills [Wed_biopsy]   PARENT DIF
This collection of biopsy samples, and the associated tag and resight data set, will contribute to an investigation of the degree of population segregation of Weddell seals. Biopsy samples were collected ...


27. Prawns (Chorismus antarcticus) caught by mesh traps at the Vestfold Hills [Wed_fish]
This record describes the collection of marine fauna sampled from coastal areas of the Vestfold Hills in 1999. The project was undertaken to compile morphometric data on Weddell seal prey species. ...


28. Reproductive rate as an index of the environment: 28 years of monitoring Weddell seals in east Antarctica. [wed_index]
Publication of these results is currently in progress with the Journal of Animal Ecology. Summary 1.An efficient method of describing change in Antarctic marine ecosystems is long-term monitoring ...


29. Seal database of known-age animals [TAGS]
This database is a compendium of histories of known age seals (Weddell and Southern elephant) from observations across the Southern Ocean but focussed on Macquarie Island, Marion Island, Heard Island, ...


30. Sight surveys of Weddell seals during winter made by tracked vehicle. [wed_survey]
This data set contains the results from a study of the haul-out distribution of Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddelli) at the Vestfold Hills, Prydz Bay, Antarctica during winter. The distribution ...


31. Southernmost Whale Catch Positions [Whaling]
&Abrupt Mid-Twentieth Century Decline in Antarctic Sea-Ice Extent from Whaling Records&. Format is a WinZip'ed Microsoft Access 2000 database. The northernmost edge of the sea ice was derived from ...


32. Survey Report, Heard Island, Surveying and Mapping Field Season 2000-2001 [survey_2000-2001_Heard]
Taken from sections of the report: This report details survey work carried out in the Australian Territory of Heard Island as part of Voyage 2 during October and November 2000 by LANDINFO on behalf ...


33. The Commercial Biology of the Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina linn) on Macquarie Island - 1948 [sea_elephant_biology_1948]
Taken from the report prepared by R Kenny: In this report our comparatively brief knowledge of the Elephant Seal at Macquarie Island (based only on one year's observations) have been augmented by ...


34. The number of Antarctic species that are protected under an international agreement. [SOE_Conservation_status]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The number of Antarctic species that are protected under an international agreement. TYPE OF INDICATOR There ...


35. The track of the VWHALE voyage of the Australian Antarctic Program, February - March 2013 [VWHALE_voyage_track_2013]
Voyage track information for the VWHALE voyage of the Australian Antarctic program, February-March, 2013. The data are available as either NMEA files or shapefiles. Voyage objective - Whale acoustics ...


36. Trophic Ecology of the Antarctic Nearshore Zone [TRENZ]   CHILD DIFs
Project Objectives 1) To describe trophic relationships in near shore marine benthic ecosystems of East Antarctica and determine the importance of environmental forces (such as sea ice and primary ...


37. Trophic Ecology of the Antarctic Nearshore Zone - Stable Isotope datasets [TRENZ_Stable_Isotopes]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Project Objectives 1) To describe trophic relationships in near shore marine benthic ecosystems of East Antarctica and determine the importance of environmental forces (such as sea ice and primary ...


38. Weddell seal diet data and samples collected and compiled by Sam Lake [wed_diet]   PARENT DIF
This data set consists of Weddell seal prey identifications made using the remains of prey recovered from faecal samples. The data are stored in an ACCESS database, and available from Harry Burton ...


39. Weddell seal distribution of in the vicinity of Casey station [wed_casey]
Observations on the distribution of Weddell seals in the vicinity of Casey Station were made from a helicopter November 5, 1998. This is during the pupping season. The weather was sunny, wind 15kts, ...


40. Weddell seal reporting grid of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica [Wed_map]   PARENT DIF
This is a digital version of the grid reference map used to plot all sightings of Weddell seals in the Vestfold Hills. The point of origin is the same as the original map and each grid cell is numbered ...


41. Weighing Weddell seal pups and mothers as a measure of ecosystem conditions. [wed_mass]
This data set is from trialing different methods of measuring the mass of Weddell seal mothers and pups. Trials of the various ethods were recorded on video tapes. For it to be feasible to monitor ...


42. A log of biological and sea ice observations made at Mawson station between 1971 and 1974 [Biology_Log_Mawson_1971_1974]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a log of biological observations undertaken at Mawson station between 1971 and 1974. The observed animals include: Wilson's Storm Petrels, Petrels, Giant Petrels, Skuas, Emperor ...


43. A log of biological and sea ice observations made at Mawson station between 1977 and 1978 [Biology_Log_Mawson_1977_1978]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a log of biological observations undertaken at Mawson station between 1977 and 1978. The observed animals include: Weddell Seals, Skuas, Snow Petrels, Wilson's Storm Petrels, Pintado ...


44. A log of biological observations of Weddell Seals and Leopard Seals made at Mawson station between 1974 and 1979 [Biology_Log_Mawson_Seals_1974_1979]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a log of biological observations of Weddell Seals and Leopard Seals taken at Mawson Station between 1974 and 1979. The hard copy of the log has been archived by the Australian ...


45. Animal Tracking at Heard Island 2003/2004 - ARGOS data [HI_animaltracks_ARGOS]
A major goal of a research expedition by the Australian Antarctic Division over the summer of (2003/04) in the Southern Ocean off Heard Island was to answer some of the questions needed to determine ...


46. Argos PTT Tracking Database [DB_Argos_PTT_Tracking]
A repository of all ARGOS satellite messages from 1982 to present. Trackers have been used on AWS stations, buoys and numerous species of whales, seals and seabirds. ARGOS is a means of sending data ...


47. Biological notes and observations (primarily of Southern Giant Petrels) made in the Casey region, 1967-1968 [Biology_Log_Casey_Birds_1967_1968]   PARENT DIF
This file contains observations of Southern Giant Petrels, Penguins, Seals and Whales from the Nella Dan bird log collected in the Casey Region (Frazier Islands and Donovan Group) in the 1967-1968 ...


48. Biology log from Casey station during 1968 and 1969. [Biology_Log_Casey_1968_1969]   PARENT DIF
This file contains biological observations collected in the Casey region during the 1968-1969 season. Observations were made on a dog trip, of giant petrels, skuas, penguins, snow petrels, seals, ...


49. Biology log from Casey station during 1972. [Biology_Log_Casey_1972]   PARENT DIF
This file contains biological observations collected in the Casey region during 1972. Observations were made of giant petrels, skuas, penguins, snow petrels, leopard seals, elephant seals, wilson's ...


50. Biology log from Wilkes station during 1968 and 1969. [Biology_Log_Wilkes_1968_1969]   PARENT DIF
This file contains biological observations collected in the Wilkes region during the 1968-1969 season. Observations were made of giant petrels, skuas, penguins, snow petrels, seals, wilson's storm ...


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