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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. 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, ...


5. Antifreeze molecules in Nototheniid fish around Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_2050]
A report completed as part of this project is available for download from the URL given below. Extracts of the report are presented in the metadata record. See the report for full details. Several ...


6. Assessing the impact of contaminated sediments on hard-substrate Antarctic marine communities [ASAC_2691]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2691 See the link below for public details on this project. Contaminants may persist in marine sediments and be re-suspended during storms or by the activity ...


7. Australia's Census of Antarctic Marine Life project [ASAC_2792]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2792 See the link below for public details on this project. Australia's Census of Antarctic Marine Life project. This project is a part of the international ...


8. Bird Island female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data [ASAC_2940_Bird_Island]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the post-breeding movements of adult female Antarctic females (Arctocephalus gazella) we tracked females using Biotrack GLS (geolocation) data loggers. Females were captured towards the ...


9. Bird Island female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data - Isotope Data [ASAC_2940_Bird_Island_Isotopes]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the dietary preferences and trophic level consumption of post-breeding adult female Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella), we analysed the carbon:nitrogen composition of whiskers ...


10. Cape Shirreff female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data [ASAC_2940_Cape_Shirreff]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the post-breeding movements of adult female Antarctic females (Arctocephalus gazella) we tracked females using Biotrack GLS (geolocation) data loggers. Females were captured towards the ...


11. Cape Shirreff female Antarctic fur seal stable isotope data [ASAC_2940_Cape_Shirreff_Isotopes]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the dietary preferences and trophic level consumption of post-breeding adult female Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella), we analysed the carbon:nitrogen composition of whiskers ...


12. 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, ...


13. 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 ...


14. Conservation and Management Science of Marine Mammals [ASAC_2941]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2941. This project replaced project 2301 after 2006-2007 (ASAC_2301). Public This work addresses Australian Government marine mammal conservation, ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. Dialects and Usage Patterns of Weddell Seal 'Leptonychotes weddelli' Underwater Vocalisations [ASAC_556]
Underwater recordings of vocalisations of Weddell seals were obtained at 8 locations within the Vestfold Hills (7) and Larsemann Hills (1). The recordings were made near groups of seals on the ice ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. Distribution, Abundance and Biology of the Crabeater Seal Lobodon Carcinop Hagus in the Pack Ice Region of the Australian Antarctic Territory [ASAC_378]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 378 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Observations on five ...


24. 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 ...


25. Easily measured call attributes can detect vocal differences between Weddell seals from two areas (Casey and Davis). [ASAC_2122]
Underwater vocalisations of Weddell seals were recorded at Casey (1997) and Davis (1992 and 1997) Antarctica. The goal of the study was to determine if it would be possible to identify geographic ...


26. Ecological and resource modelling in the Southern Ocean, including fish and fisheries ecology [ASAC_2942]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2942 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Ecological sustainability of fisheries is a primary goal for managing human activities ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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: ############# ...


31. Female Antarctic fur seal isotope data from Marion Island [ASAC_2940_Marion_Island_Isotopes]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the dietary preferences and trophic level consumption of post-breeding adult female Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella), we analysed the carbon:nitrogen composition of whiskers ...


32. 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 ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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, ...


42. Long-term passive acoustic recording from Kerguelen deepwater mooring 2005 [ASAC_2683_PAR_Kerguelen2005]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains digitized passive acoustic recordings from a hydrophone connected to an autonomous recording device both moored near the sea-floor in the Southern Ocean. Recordings were digitised ...


43. Long-term passive acoustic recording from Kerguelen deepwater mooring 2006 [ASAC_2683_PAR_Kerguelen2006]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains digitized passive acoustic recordings from a hydrophone connected to an autonomous recording device both moored near the sea-floor in the Southern Ocean. Recordings were digitised ...


44. Long-term passive acoustic recording from a Prydz Bay deepwater mooring 2005 [ASAC_2683_PAR_Prydz2005]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains digitized passive acoustic recordings from a hydrophone connected to an autonomous recording device both moored near the sea-floor in the Southern Ocean. Recordings were digitised ...


45. Long-term passive acoustic recording from a Prydz Bay deepwater mooring 2006 [ASAC_2683_PAR_Prydz2006]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains digitized passive acoustic recordings from a hydrophone connected to an autonomous recording device both moored near the sea-floor in the Southern Ocean. Recordings were digitised ...


46. Long-term passive acoustic recording from a deepwater mooring located en route to Casey Station in 2004 [ASAC_2683_PAR_Casey2004]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains digitized passive acoustic recordings from a hydrophone connected to an autonomous recording device both moored near the sea-floor in the Southern Ocean. Recordings were digitised ...


47. Marine Mammal Report of the AAE and BANZARE [ASAC_140]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 140 See the link below for public details on this project. A published document includes reports of marine mammals from the Sir Douglas Mawson's Australasian ...


48. Marion Island female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data [ASAC_2940_Marion_Island]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the post-breeding movements of adult female Antarctic females (Arctocephalus gazella) we tracked females using Biotrack GLS (geolocation) data loggers. Females were captured towards the ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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