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1. Degradation of oil by bacteria from terrestrial environments from contaminated and uncontaminated sites in the Windmill Islands [ASAC_1228_Terrestrial]
Bacteria were isolated at 4 degrees C, with oil as their sole carbon and energy source, from the soils collected at the locations below. Many of the bacteria will be identified using 16S rRNA analysis, ...


2. National Shellfish Register of Classified Estuarine Waters [NOS00039]
The National Shellfish Register of Classified Estuarine Waters (Register) provides a detailed analysis of the shellfish growing areas in coastal waters of the United States. A primary focus of the ...


3. Toxicity of metals to Antarctic marine microalgae [AAS_4100_Microalgae_Toxicity]
This metadata record contains the results from 11 bioassays conducted with 2 species of Antarctic marine microalgae. Seven tests were conducted with Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae), assessing ...


4. Sensitivity and response of Antarctic moss and terrestrial algae to fuel contaminants [AAS_4100_Moss_Contaminants]
See the download file for the full, unedited summary - this version has been slightly modified in order to display correctly. Sample collection and test preparation This metadata record contains ...


5. Toxicity of single metals and metal mixtures to Antarctic Marine Copepods [AAS_4100_Toxicity_Copepods]
This metadata record contains the results of two bioassays testing the response of Antarctic marine copepods to both individual and combined metals via 14 day toxicity tests. The tests were conducted ...


6. Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic - pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil [ASAC_1163_pyrosequencing]
This dataset contains information obtained by pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil with PCR primers targeting the bacterial 16S gene (27F/519R) and fungal ITS region (ITS1/ITS4-B). The data ...


7. Tracer test results and particle size analysis of Lower Permeable Reactive Barrier (PRB), Main Powerhouse site, Casey Station. [AAS_4029_Tracer_Particle]
A permeable reactive barrier (PRB) was installed downgradient of the Main Powerhouse at Casey Station in 2005 in order to contain and treat fuel contaminated water arising from a fuel spill that occurred ...


8. GC-FID analysis of soil respirometery experiment. Soil from Macquarie Island, sampled in 2003. [MI03_resp_nutrients_GC1]
Field samples were collected from the Main Power House at Macquarie Island - coordinates.... The soil sample used for the respirometer trial was made up as a composite of 8 cores, namely: MPH1, MPH3, ...


9. Operational Taxonomic Unit (OTU) Microbial Ecotoxicology data from Macquarie Island and Casey Station: TPH, Chemistry and OTU Abundance data [ASAC_1163_Ecotox]
This dataset contains the following information with regards to the Ecotox Project: General location and sampling date metadata. Soil characteristic analysis such as grain size, etc. Full breakdown ...


10. Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure data for metal contaminated soil treated with silica treatments or an orthophosphate-silica mix treatment. [AAS_4029_Toxicity_Leaching]
TCLP data was collected in 2013 as part of a pilot scale batch study which assessed the potential of silica treatments and an orthophosphate-silica mix treatment for the remediation of metal contaminated ...


11. Project 3054 Season 1 Hydrocarbon ecotoxicological experiments marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_09_10_ecotox]
This dataset contains the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in Antarctica. ...


12. 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 ...


13. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 1163 - Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic [ASAC_1163_field_lab_books]
These are the electronic scanned copies of the lab and field books used for ASAC (AAS) project 1163 (Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic) between 1999 and 2012. ...


14. Soil biogeochemical toxicity end points for sub-Antarctic islands contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons [ASAC_1163_Soil_Tox_Pet]
Taken from the abstract of the referenced paper: Sub-Antarctic islands have been subjected to petroleum hydrocarbon spills, yet no information is available regarding the toxicity of petroleum hydrocarbons ...


15. Soil invertebrate survey at Macquarie Island fuel spill sites 2007/8 [AAS_2933_Macca_Invertebrates]
The following methods text is primarily extracted from a manuscript submitted for publication, with only minor modifications, the related data set includes a subset of samples, collected from Green ...


16. Effects of Elevated UV Irradiation and CO2 Levels on Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants, Including Implications for Ecosystem Management [ASAC_115]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 115 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Umbilicaria decussata, Usnea sphacelata, Ceratodon ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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.


23. 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 ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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 ...


26. 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. ...


27. 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. ...


28. 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. ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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 ...


31. 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 ...


32. 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 ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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., ...


35. 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., ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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.


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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: ...


42. 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 ...


43. 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 ...


44. 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 ...


45. 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 ...


46. 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 ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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