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1. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


2. Assessment of the potential for microbial contamination of antarctic terrestrial habitats resulting from human activities (previously ASAC 870) [ASAC_1093]
This project was a continuation of ASAC project 870 (ASAC_870). The aim of the project is to assess the possible routes for the carriage of microorganisms by humans to Antarctic soil habitats. Such ...


3. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 1100 - Contaminants in the Antarctic environment [ASAC_1100_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station between 1998 and 2003 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 1100 - Contaminants in the Antarctic environment.


4. Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill [ASAC_1003]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1003 Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on intertidal benthic communities at Macquarie Island: continued recovery ...


5. Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica [ASAC_1005]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1005 Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica, field study of their concentrations, laboratory study of their toxicities. See ...


6. Measurements and brooding details of Abatus collected at Casey 01/02 and 02/03 [ABATUS_SIZE_YOUNG]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes details of test measurements and numbers of brooded juveniles for Abatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens heart urchins collected from uncontaminated sites in O'Brien Bay and along ...


7. Reconstructing the foraging ecology and molecular evolution of sub-Antarctic penguins: A pilot study [AAS_3203]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3203 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary High-order predators rely on the productivity of the Southern Ocean marine ...


8. Contaminant profiles of air and soil around Casey station, Antarctica; Discerning local and distant contaminant sources [ASAC_3115]
The primary input of Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP) contamination to the Antarctic is expected to be via Long Range Atmospheric Transport (LRAT) from emissions in neighbouring Southern hemisphere ...


9. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Amphipod and Isopod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_Amphipod.Isopod_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


10. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Brown Ostracod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_BrownOstracods_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


11. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Juvenile Gastropod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetaToxicityMarine_JuvenileGastropods_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


12. Batch ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_BATCHIX]
A series of ion-exchange batch equilibrium experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


13. Column breakthrough ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_COLUMNSIX]
A series of ion-exchange column breakthrough experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


14. Field trial of WTP ion-exchange columns using Amberlite IRC748 during the Thala Valley clean-up [AAS1300_PW_FIELDTRIALIX]
Ion-exchange columns were used in the WTP (water treatment plant) for water treatment during the clean-up of the Thala Valley tip - data collected during the operation were used as a field trial to ...


15. 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 ...


16. Bacterial numbers in year five of SRE4 experiment by most probable number count [SRE4_hydrocarbondegrading_MPN_2006]   PARENT DIF
Most probable number counts of bacteria in sediment samples from the Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4. Samples were taken immediately after the collection of sediment, after the addition of the oils ...


17. Band pattern data from Desulfobacula-group specific DGGE for the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_desulfobaculaDGGE]   PARENT DIF
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


18. Band pattern data from Gammaproteobacteria-group specific DGGE [SRE4_gammaproteobacteriaDGGE]   PARENT DIF
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


19. Chemical assessment during cleanup of the Thala Valley tip site, Casey Station, 2002/2003-2003/2004 [TVcleanup_2002-2004]   CHILD DIFs
Chemical assessment data for selected heavy metals determined for the abandoned waste disposal site at Thala Valley, Casey Station, over two seasons (pre- and during cleanup). 2002-03 ...


20. Copies of field and lab books relating to the Thala Valley clean up from 2002-2004 [TVcleanup_2002-2004_field_lab_books]   PARENT DIF
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station between 2002 and 2004 as part of the Thala Valley clean up.


21. Hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in SRE4 experiment by most probable number count [SRE4_hydrocarbondegrading_MPN_2001]   PARENT DIF
Most probable number counts of bacteria in sediment samples from the Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4. Samples were taken immediately after the collection of sediment, after the addition of the oils ...


22. Mineralisation results using 14C octadecane at a range of temperatures [T_microcosm_results]
Geochemical, microbial and 14C data on remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in Antarctica. This record is part of ASAC project 1163 (ASAC_1163). Microcosm study using Old Casey petroleum hydrocarbon ...


23. Monthly fuel usage (of the main engines, generator sets and boilers) of ships travelling to Australian Antarctic Stations [SOE_ship_fuel]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The quantity of fuel used by ships travelling to Australian Antarctic stations and on Marine Science voyages ...


24. Report on GPR and science investigations at Macquarie island and Casey station [survey_2000_01_velthuis]
Taken from the survey report: Documentation is provided for surveying tasks - by Tom Velthuis - at Macquarie Island and Casey, during the summer of 2000/1. The report is presented in five key sections: ...


25. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Microbial]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


26. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_HydrocarbonChemistry]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


27. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


28. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna_T2]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


29. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna_T4]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


30. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna_T5]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


31. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Macrofauna [SRE4_Macrofauna]   CHILD DIFs
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


32. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Macrofauna Ambient Sampling Time 1 to 5 [SRE4_Macrofauna_Ambient_T1-5]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


33. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Macrofauna Sampling Time 1 [SRE4_Macrofauna_T1]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


34. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Macrofauna Sampling Time 2 [SRE4_Macrofauna_T2]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


35. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Macrofauna Sampling Time 3 [SRE4_Macrofauna_T3]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


36. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Macrofauna Sampling Time 4 [SRE4_Macrofauna_T4]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


37. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Macrofauna Sampling Time 5 [SRE4_Macrofauna_T5]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


38. SRE4 Metals in O'Brien Bay sediments [SRE4_OBrienBaySedimentMetals]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


39. SRE4 Metals in treatment Oils [SRE4_Metals_in_Oils]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


40. SRE4 Sediment Chemistry [SRE4_SedimentChemistry]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


41. SRE4 Sediment Total Organic Carbon plus Nitrogen and Phosphorus [SRE4_SedimentTOCNitrogenPhosphorus]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


42. SRE4 Sediment grain size analysis [SRE4_SedimentGrainSize]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


43. SRE4 Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons in sediment trays [SRE4_TPH]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


44. Sediment Recruitment Experiment 3 - Geochemical data [SRE3_CHEM]
Geochemical data for a Sediment Recruitment Experiment (#3) that was run for 3 months at Casey Station. the experiment was to examine recruitment differences between petroleum hydrocarbon and heavy ...


45. Survey data for Thala Valley Clean Up Project 2003/4 [TVCleanupSurvey0304]
Survey information on the Thala Valley landfill clean up site from the summer season of 2003/2004 - final survey of site before departure, including stockpile sites - survey of all points where samples ...


46. Thala Valley Tip Site GIS Dataset [thala_tip_gis]
The Thala Valley Tip Site GIS dataset mapped from January 2001 aerial photography. The dataset includes watercourse, waterhole, breakline, spot height, contour, embankment, rock, sea ice, snow, tide ...


47. The number and nature of incidents resulting in environmental impact in the Australian Antarctic Territory [SOE_rare_events]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator will show the frequency, location, and nature of incidents arising from any activity and which cause, or may have caused, environmental harm not anticipated or ...


48. Toxicity of dispersed and undispersed Special Antarctic Blend diesel in sediment to the Antarctic ophiuroid Ophiura crassa [toxicity_sab_ophiuroids]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with undispersed diesel and diesel dispersed with Dasic Slickgone to the Antarctic ophiuroid Ophiura crassa. In 4 experiment ophiuroids ...


49. Toxicity of sediment spiked with Thala Valley Tip Fines to the Temperate Heart Urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_tipfines_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with contaminated soil from Thala Valley tip site at Casey. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed for ...


50. Uptake of heavy metals from copper and lead spiked sediments by Echinocardium cordatum [uptake_metals_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the concentrations of copper, lead and iron in the calcareous tests of heart urchins that were exposed to spiked sediments for 60 days. Porewater is the water extracted from ...


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