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1. ADBEX III Ice Floe Measurements and Observations [ADBEX_III_ice_floe]
During the ADBEX III voyage, a number of core samples, observations and measurements were taken on the ice surrounding the ship. Records of the snow/ice conditions around the "station" where each ...


2. ADBEX III Sea Ice Strain Grid Measurements [ADBEX_III_strain_grid]
Details of the setup and (re)measurements taken of the strain grid laid out on the sea ice during the ADBEX III voyage. The grid was made up of six canes (plus the bridge, used as one of the measurement ...


3. Alien invertebrates collected though the Australian Antarctic Program 2000-2013 [Aliens_in_Antarctica_Invertebrates_2000_2013]
To quantify and identify alien invertebrate transfer to Antarctica our research utilised two methods. Firstly, we examined the Australian Antarctic Division's (AAD) alien invertebrate collection ...


4. Amery Ice Shelf 1968 Traverse Reports and Logs [AIS_1968_traverse]
In 1968 the Australian Antarctic Division had a team of four people spend just over a year on the Amery Ice Shelf, undertaking a range of studies including ice velocity determination (horizontal and ...


5. Amery Ice Shelf Borehole Measurements in 1968 [AIS_1968_borehole]
In 1968 the Australian Antarctic Division had a group of four men spend over a year on the Amery Ice Shelf. As part of their program of work, they drilled a number of boreholes on the shelf and took ...


6. Amery Ice Shelf Ice Depth Radar 1970 [AIS_1970_iceradar]
In 1970 the Australian Antarctic Division carried out ice depth work using radar, mounted within a van towed on the traverse. Records for this work have been archived at the Australian Antarctic ...


7. Amery Ice Shelf Traverse Daily Log, 1970 [ais_1970_log]
The Australian Antarctic Division carried out a traverse to the Amery Ice Shelf in the summer of 1970. A daily log of the activities carried out was maintained, noting what the traverse team did, ...


8. Amery Ice Shelf Weather Observations in 1968 [AIS_1968_met_obs]
In 1968 the Australian Antarctic Division had a group of four men spend over a year on the Amery Ice Shelf. As part of their program of work, they took regular (usually daily) records of the weather ...


9. An assessment of variability in the influx of cosmic dust during the Holocene and the potential effect on iron concentrations in the Southern Ocean. [AAS_3132]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3132. Public This research will determine variability in the influx and mineralogy of cosmic dust to the Southern Ocean during the Holocene from ...


10. Analyses of tissue samples from Antarctic Rock-cod (Trematomus bernacchii) collected at sites around Davis station to determine wastewater exposure and sub-lethal impact [AAS_4177_Rock_Cod_Wastewater]
This metadata record will contain the results of analyses of tissue samples from Antarctic Rock-cod (Trematomus bernacchii) collected at sites around Davis station to determine wastewater exposure ...


11. Aqua regia digestible and labile metal concentrations of PRB media [AAS_4029_Lab_ICP]
The data set consists of two types of assessments of permeable reactive barrier (PRB) media: aqua regia digestions and 1 M HCl acid extractions. All analytical analysis was completed using inductively ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. Cape Denison Geological Sampling - 2010-2011 [AAS_3289]
Two samples were collected at Cape Denison (Permit no. ATEP 10-11-3289), both by Dr David Tingay (2010 - 2011 Mawson's Huts Foundation Expedition). Both samples were cleaned with water prior to RTA ...


15. Cardiovascular Research in Antartica [AADC-00084]
This ANARE Research Note examines the modification of major mutable cardiovascular risk factors in members of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE), in isolation for a year ...


16. Checklist of insect species from the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic - 1954 [Antarctic_subantarctic_insects_checklist_1954]
Copied of a scanned document containing a check list from 1954 of known insect species from the Antarctic and sub-antarctic. Taken from the report: This check list contains all known records of ...


17. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses [AAS_2780]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2780. Public Summary The distribution of plants in Antarctica is chiefly limited by the availability of water and sufficiently high temperatures. ...


18. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses - Drying Responses [AAS_2780_dryingresponse]   PARENT DIF
We compared the drying responses of clumps of moss from Casey Station, Antarctica, evaluating the changes in mass, water content, photosynthesis (measured by chlorophyll fluorescence), cellular solute ...


19. Climate change and urchin fertilisation and the effect on the growth rate of juvenile Abatus sp. [AAS_3134_urchins_climate_change]   PARENT DIF
The effect of pH, temperature and sperm concentration on the fertilisation of Sterechinus neumayeri was investigated. Adult Sterechinus neumayeri were collected from Ellis Fjord Narrows between December ...


20. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [truffer_0732602]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceanographic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address the rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula (AP). ...


21. 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 ...


22. Dated Readings For Air Composition And Methane From Law Dome Ice Core [air_methane_lawdome]   PARENT DIF
This work was completed as part of ASAC project 757 (ASAC_757). This file comprises three main records compiled for publication in the following: V. Morgan, M. Delmotte, T. van Ommen, J. Jouzel, ...


23. Ducks and Mallards of Macquarie Island [AADC-00031]
(Abstract from 'The ducks of Macquarie Island') Early reference to waterfowl on Macquarie Island and observations made by ANARE expeditioners between 1949 and 1985 are reviewed and discussed. ...


24. Ecological risks from oil products used in Antarctica: characterising hydrocarbon behaviour and assessing toxicity on sensitive early life stages of Antarctic marine invertebrates - bioassays of marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in ...


25. 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 ...


26. Geology of possible runway sites in the Davis region, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica [ANARE-98]
From the abstract of the referenced publication: Five possible runway sites have been proposed within 4 km of Davis on the northwestern part of Broad Peninsula, Vestfold Hills. Most are on on thin, ...


27. Health, hormonal and stress-related studies on Australian National Antartic Research Expeditions [AADC-00066]
Aspects of the health of two isolated Australian communities at Mawson, Antarctica and at subantarctic Macquarie Island are examined. The social, occupational and physical characteristics of these ...


28. High level of inter-genera gene exchange shapes the evolution of haloarchaea in an isolated Antarctic lake. [AAS_2899_haloarchaea]
See the referenced paper for additional details. Sample collection and processing for metagenomics from Deep Lake. Water samples were collected from DL (68o33’36.8S, 78o11’48.7E), Vestfold Hills, ...


29. Hydraulic assessments of Casey Station Main Power House Lower Permeable Reactive Barrier [AAS_4029_Field_EC]
(See the metadata file in the downloadable dataset for more information, including graphs and formulas which cannot be reproduced here) The permeable reactive barrier under assessment was originally ...


30. Ice sheet topography and surface characteristics in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica. [AADC-00064]
This dataset is summarised using the abstract from ANARE Research Notes 64, Ice sheet topography and surface characteristics in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica. A comprehensive survey ...


31. Law Dome, Dome Summit South ice core accumulation composite series [AAS_757_LDAccu2005]   PARENT DIF
This file comprises three main records compiled for publication in the following: van Ommen, T. D. and V. Morgan (2010). Snowfall increase in coastal East Antarctica ...


32. Locating an ice-covered Antarctic landfill using ground magnetometry [AAS_4029_Magnetometry]
The abandoned Wilkes Station remains a significant waste problem in Antarctica with a large proportion of this waste buried in the ice for much of the year. A large proportion of this waste is locked ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. Metal concentrations during operation of a Permeable Reactive Barrier containing zero-valent iron. [AAS_4029_Field_ICP]
The data set consists of field solution metal concentrations for a new sequence of material installed within an existing permeable reactive barrier at the Casey Station Main Powerhouse. Three Excel ...


36. 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 ...


37. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


38. Nest and colony locations for albatross and giant petrels on Macquarie Island [AAS_4112_Nest_Colony_Locations]   PARENT DIF
These data were collected as part of project 4112 - Status and trends of Macquarie Island Albatrosses and Giant Petrels: management and conservation of threatened seabirds. These data constitute ...


39. Non-modelled 10 day LC50 from rapid tests at Macquarie Island 2007/08 [AAS_2921]
Rapid toxicity tests (Kefford et al. 2005) were used to test the sensitivity of a wide range of intertidal and shallow sub-tidal marine invertebrates collected off the northern end of Macquarie Island. ...


40. Non-reactive hydraulic assessments during a freeze-thaw laboratory based simulation of a permeable reactive barrier [AAS_4029_Lab_EC]
The impact of freeze-thaw cycling on a ZVI and inert medium was assessed using duplicated Darcy boxes subjected to 42 freeze-thaw cycles. Measuring bed heights and non-reactive tracer tests allowed ...


41. Population genetics of east Antarctic sea urchins [AAS_3051_urchin_genetics]   PARENT DIF
Population connectivity and gene flow in near shore Antarctic Echinoids (Sterechinus neumayeri, Abatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens) was investigated in East Antarctica. This data set consists of microsatellite ...


42. Population status of Southern Giant Petrels at Hawker and Frazier Islands [AAS_3154]
Metadata record for data from AAS project 3154 (ASAC_3154). Public Summary This project aims to install automated cameras at the Southern Giant Petrel (SGP) breeding site(s) on the Frazier Islands ...


43. 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, ...


44. Recent diatom and foraminiferal assemblages in surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica. [AADC-00090]
Surficial bottom sediments collected from Prydz Bay, Antarctica contain three sedimentary facies, four foraminiferal faunas, and two diatom floras. A sandy diamict (Facies Ds) is deposited by iceberg ...


45. 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 ...


46. Resistivity data from the OhmMapper survey at the Wilkes landfill site, Windmill Islands, Antarctica [AAS_4029_Resistivity]
This dataset, obtained over 3 days includes resistivity data from an OhmMapper geophysics survey undertaken in January, 2014. The data include resistivity readings undertaken from 19 survey lines ...


47. 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. ...


48. 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. ...


49. 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. ...


50. Snow Density, Hardness and Temperature, Amery Ice Shelf 1964 [ais_snow_1964]
The Australian Antarctic Division carried out a traverse to the Amery Ice Shelf in the summer of 1964. Numerous snow pits were dug along the traverse, and studies carried out to examine the snow in ...


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