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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. 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 ...


3. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


4. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


5. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


6. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


7. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


8. Abundance, Life-cycle and Potential Productivity of 'Euphausia superba' and its Relationship With Other Zooplankton in Prydz Bay, Antarctica [ASAC_229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 229 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: In January 1985 a net sampling survey ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. Cascading effects of global climate change on near shore benthic communities in the Antarctic [ASAC_2300]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2300 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Antarctic reefs, like their tropical counterparts, harbour ...


19. 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 ...


20. Comparative Study of the Composition and Transport of Particulate Biogenic Matter in the Shelf, Slope and Pelagic Watercolumn of Prydz Bay [ASAC_288]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 288 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: In January-February 1991, ...


21. Conservation Biogeography of the Antarctic - Shapefiles [ASAC_3095_Antarctic_Biogeography_shapefiles]   PARENT DIF
In association with the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research, Aleks Terauds (Australian Antarctic Division) and Steven Chown (Stellenbosch University, Monash University from July 2012) have ...


22. 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 ...


23. Contribution of dinoflagellates to Antarctic coastal zone carbon flux [ASAC_988]
Some scanning electron microscope images were taken of dinoflagellates sampled as part of this project. A catlogue of the images taken is provided as part of the download file at the url given below. ...


24. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of ...


25. Delineation of simple microecosystems associated with the quartz stone habitat in the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_992]
Quartz stone sublithic microbial communities and underlying soil, retrieved from the Vestfold Hills were investigated using a variety of traditional and molecular methods. Although direct epifluorescent ...


26. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - faunal composition data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Experiment]
Depth related changes in the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, during the 2006/07 summer. ...


27. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - sediment characteristics data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Sediment]
Depth related changes in sediment characteristics and the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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 ...


30. Distribution and Dynamics of Vegetation in Relation to Natural Disturbance Factors, Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_423]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 423 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Eight species ...


31. Distribution and Viability of Zooplankton Eggs from Anoxic Sediments from the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica [ASAC_706]
Data set contains sediment cores from three saline lakes in the Vestfold Hills. The three lakes are Ace Lake, Lake Pendant and Lake Abraxas. Short cores from each lake are sectioned into 1 cm intervals. ...


32. 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 ...


33. 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 ...


34. Diversity and evolution of Australian Antarctic sea spiders: Understanding species diversification and distribution patterns [ASAC_3010]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3010. Public Pycnogonids are primitive, bizarre arthropods. Found worldwide, Antarctic pycnogonids are the most diverse, abundant, and include some ...


35. 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 ...


36. Ecological Relationships of Antarctic Tardigrades [ASAC_354]
An analysis of bedrock and associated soils was conducted at a series of coastal localities in East Antarctica as well as further inland in the Prince Charles Mountains. Protozoans and micrometazoans ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. Effect of Global Change on the Primary Production of Antarctic coastal Ecosystems [ASAC_2518]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2518 See the link below for public details on this project. Global climate change will lead to a reduction in the duration and thickness of sea ice in coastal ...


41. Effects of Enhanced UV-B on Sea Ice Algae [ASAC_765]
From the abstract of some of the papers: It has been suggested that increased springtime UVB radiation caused by stratospheric ozone depletion is likely to reduce primary production and induce changes ...


42. 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 ...


43. 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 ...


44. Exopolysaccharides from Antarctic bacteria [ASAC_2348]
Exopolysaccharide (EPS) is complex sugar made by many microbes in the Antarctic marine environment. This project seeks to understand the ecological role of microbial EPS in the Southern Ocean, where ...


45. Experimental studies into growth and ageing of krill [ASAC_2337]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2337. An excel spreadsheet is available for download from the URL given below. The spreadsheet contains three worksheets: - a summary of the data ...


46. 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: ############# ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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