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1. 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 ...


2. 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 ...


3. Environmental History of Small Lake Catchments in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica [ASAC_31]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 31 See the link below for public details on this project. Ammoelphidiella antarctica Conato and Segre occurs in thin unconsolidated muddy sediments at 55m ...


4. Sedimentological and Glacial Geological Studies at the Law Dome Ice Margin [ASAC_339]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 339 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: This paper presents the results of a detailed ...


5. Digital Representation of a Map Showing the Thickness and Character of Quaternary Sediments in the Glaciated United States East of the Rocky Mountains [USGS-DDS-38]
This map shows the thickness and character of Quaternary deposits (including both glacial and younger, Holocene sediment) for the glaciated area of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, at ...


6. Elevation Derivatives for National Applications (EDNA) [USGS_EDNA]
The Elevation Derivatives for National Applications (EDNA) is a multi-layered database derived from a version of the National Elevation Dataset (NED), which has been hydrologically conditioned for ...


7. Geophysical, Sedimentological, and Photographic Data from the John Day Reservoir, Washington and Oregon [USGS_OFR_2004_1014]
Recently, concerns about declining stocks of endangered anadromous salmonids in the Columbia River basin raised the issue of restoration of riverine functions in this and other Columbia and Snake ...


8. Global Land Cover Characterization Program [USGS_GLCC]
The Global Land Cover Characterization Project was established to meet science data requirements identified by the International Geosphere and Biosphere Programme (IGBP), and the U. S. Global Change ...


9. Landslide Susceptibility Estimated From Mapping Using Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Imagery and Historical Landslide Records, Seattle, Washington [USGS_OFR_2005_1405]
Landforms in Seattle, Washington, that were created primarily by landsliding were mapped using LIDAR-derived imagery. These landforms include landslides (primarily landslide complexes), headscarps, ...


10. SNEP Digital Spatial Data Catalog: Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [CEIC_SNEP]
The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project (SNEP) is an assessment of the Sierra Nevada ecoregion which was requested by Congress in 1992. Along with a scientific review of late-successional ...


11. Soil-Erosion Modeling in Rheurdt [TERRESTRIS_SOIL_RHEURDT]
A lot of damages in the community of Rheurdt were caused because of deposited soil material after heavily rainstorms in June and from October till November 1998. ...


12. Soil-erosion modelling in Schwalmtal-L├╝ttelforst [TERRESTRIS_SOIL_Schwalmtal]
The good results of the project in Rheurdt were the cause for the community of Schwalmtal, a nearby located community with similar erosion problems, to place an ...


13. Status of the Sierra Nevada: The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [USGS-DDS-43]
This publication consists of the online version of a CD-ROM publication, U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-43. The data for this publication total 175 MB on the CD-ROM and 167 MB for ...


14. The Long Valley Caldera GIS Database [USGS-DDS-081]
The Long Valley Caldera GIS Database provides an overview of the studies being conducted by the Long Valley Observatory in eastern California from 1975 to 2001. The database includes geologic, monitoring, ...


15. The Platte River Program [USGS_PLATTE]
The goal of the Platte River Program is to provide objective scientific information that will contribute to science-based decisions for managing natural resources. The USGS will contribute information ...


16. Urban Dynamics Research Program: Analysis of Land Use Change in Urban Environments [USGS_UDRP]
The Urban Dynamics project looks at land use change in urban environments in order to provide a historical perspective of land use change and an assessment of the spatial patterns, rates, correlation, ...


17. Sea Ice Biota of Coastal Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_875]
The distribution and abundance of ice-associated copepods in the fast ice of the Australian Antarctic Territory were investigated over a distance of approximately 650 km between October and December ...


18. Heard Island: Terrestrial Biology: Documenting vegetation change on Heard Island. [ASAC_1181]   CHILD DIFs
2000-01 fieldwork undertaken Heard Island 53 deg. 05 min. S., 73 deg. 30 min. E. Field area covered: southeast end of island from Long Beach to Gilchrist Beach. 150 GPS control points collected on ...


19. Photos of quadrat locations for data collection of ASAC project 1313 in ASPA 135 [ASAC_1313_ASPA135_Photos]   PARENT DIF
Photos of quadrat locations for vegetation transects at site ASPA 135. Three photos per page, showing: broad quadrat location within site (left), quadrat locaiton in relation to metal marker fixed ...


20. Diet and Population of Fish Predators at Heard Island [ASAC_131]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC project 131 (ASAC_131). Taken from the referenced publication: The diet of Heard Island cormorants was investigated by examination of casts over three ...


21. Development and application of technologies for the removal of heavy-metal contaminants from run-off associated with abandoned waste disposal sites - Permeable Reactive Barrier Data [ASAC_1300_PRB]
The contamination of soils by heavy metals is a problem that faces communities the world over. Contamination is of particular concern when it is mobilised into ground and surface waters, where it ...


22. Biodegradation of Petroleum in Soils and Beach Sands at Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_127]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 127 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The effect of nutrient and water enhancement on the ...


23. Ground-based imaging spectroscopy data for estimation of Antarctic moss relative vigour from remotely sensed chlorophyll content and leaf density at ASPA 135 [AAS_4046_Spectroscopy_Moss_Vigour]
(Two supporting figures are contained within the metadata document in the download file) The ground-based imaging spectroscopy data were acquired with the Headwall Photonics Micro-Hyperspec VNIR ...


24. Quaternary Fault and Fold Database for the United States [USGS_QFAULTS]
This website contains information on faults and associated folds in the United States that are believed to be sources of M>6 earthquakes during the Quaternary (the past 1,600,000 years). Maps of these ...


25. Digital Database of Selected Aggregate and Related Resources in Ada, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, and Owyhee Counties, Southwestern Idaho [USGS_OFR_2004_1067]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) compiled a database of aggregate sites and geotechnical sample data for six counties - Ada, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, and Owyhee - in southwest Idaho as part of ...


26. Field measurements of temperature, moisture and photosynthetic activity in three species of moss at Casey over a two week period in January 2003 [ASAC_1313_Moss_Field_Measurements]
Samples were collected at ASPA 135, at the melt lake, northeast side. This metadata record provides data collected during 2002/3 at Casey. Temperature sensors (i-buttons) were inserted into moss ...


27. Foraging ecology of emperor penguins in summer and potential overlap with fisheries [ASAC_1252]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1252 See the link below for public details on this project. Currently three datasets are attached to this metadata record. Dive data collected in 1988, ...


28. Foraging zones of Macaroni Penguins breeding at Heard Island [ASAC_1257]
With a population of about 2 million pairs macaroni penguins are the most abundant penguin in the HIMI region. These birds feed on mesopelagic fish and, to a lesser extent, mackerel icefish. Despite ...


29. 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 Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore islands) ...


30. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Mawson Area Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from aerial ...


31. Archaeological sites on Heard Island compiled by Eric Woehler [ASAC_1219_HIMI_archaeology]
Two excel spreadsheets of archaeological data/sites from Heard Island. Compiled by Eric Woehler from his, and others, work in February of 2004. The spreadsheets contain: Locations Site Names Descriptions ...


32. Area - population relationships for Adelie Penguin colonies at Mawson. [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M_Area]   PARENT DIF
The relationship between colony area and population density of Adelie Penguins Pygoscelis adeliae was examined to determine whether colony area, measured from aerial or satellite imagery, could be ...


33. Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans [ASAC_1200]
The aim of the study was to characterise the genetic biodiversity of populations of the copepod Paralabidocera antarctica and the cladoceran Daphniopsis studeri in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


34. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1997 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_97]   PARENT DIF
Penguin counts conducted between 25 November and 2 December 1997. The census covered the following areas and rookeries in the Cape Dension area: rookeries north of Gadget Hut, outside Greenholm Hut ...


35. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1999 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_99]   PARENT DIF
Adelie penguin census November - December 1999 by Jim and Yvonne Claypole following their winter at Cape Denison. A shapefile with the colony boundaries is available but counts are not available.


36. 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, ...


37. Effects of UV radiation on community establishment: a global perspective [ASAC_1233]
Increased ultraviolet radiation (UV-A and/or UV-B) may impact on the establishment and structure of a shallow water benthic invertebrate assemblages. A global experiment in more than 8 countries, ...


38. Heard Island Artefacts 2000/2001 Dataset [ASAC_1219_HIMI_artefacts00-01]
Artefacts and miscellaneous items located on Heard Island by Eric Woehler (AAD) during the 2000/01 field season.


39. Heard Island-Artefacts 2003/04 Dataset [ASAC_1219_HIMI_artefacts03-04]
Data were collected by GPS survey by Eric Woehler (AAD) using a Garmin 12XL receiver (not differentially corrected) and represent artefacts and miscellaneous items located during the 2003/2004 field ...


40. Pressure-Temperature-Time Path of Granulites From the North PCMs - An Integrated Metamorphic Structural Geochronological Study [ASAC_123]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 123 Pressure-Temperature-Time Path of Granulites From the Northern Prince Charles Mountains - An Integrated Metamorphic Structural Geochronological Study ...


41. Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany-Australia (PCMEGA) [ASAC_1215]
These data are gravity and magnetometer data collected as part of the PCMEGA (Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany and Australia) expedition of 2002/2003. An excerpt from the readme file ...


42. Winter foraging success of Southern Ocean predators in relation to stochastic variation in sea-ice extent and winter water formation [ASAC_2794]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2794 See the link below for public details on this project. Public: This study will use innovative technology to measure the winter spatial foraging patterns ...


43. Assessment of Hazards Associated with the Bluegill Landslide, South-Central Idaho [USGS_OFR_2004_1054]
The Bluegill landslide, located in south-central Idaho, is part of a larger landslide complex that forms an area in the Salmon Falls Creek drainage named Sinking Canyon. The landslide is on public ...


44. WISSARD Hot Water Drill System design and overall description [Hot_Water_Drill_Systems_NSF_PLR_1146554]
A new, clean, hot-water drill system (HWDS) was developed by the ANDRILL Science Management Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for use in the Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling ...


45. ISLSCP II CONTINUOUS FIELDS OF VEGETATION COVER, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP2_CONTVEG]
The objective of this study was to derive continuous fields of vegetation cover from multi-temporal Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data using all available bands and derived Normalized ...


46. ISLSCP II EARTH RADIATION BUDGET EXPERIMENT (ERBE) MONTHLY ALBEDO, 1986-1990 [ISCLSCP_II_ERBE_ALBEDO]
The goals of the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) are (1) to understand the radiation balance between the Sun, Earth, atmosphere, and space and (2) to establish an accurate, long-term baseline ...


47. ISLSCP II FASIR-ADJUSTED NDVI, 1982-1998 [ISLSCP_II_FASIR_NDVI]
The Fourier-Adjusted, Sensor and Solar zenith angle corrected, Interpolated, Reconstructed (FASIR) adjusted Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 17-year, ...


48. ISLSCP II GIMMS MONTHLY NDVI, 1981-2002 [ISLSCP_II_GIMMS_NDVI]
The Global Inventory Modelling and Mapping Studies (GIMMS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 22-year satellite record of monthly changes in terrestrial ...


49. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL CROPLANDS COVER, 1700-1992 [ISLSCP_II_HCROPLAND]
The Historical Croplands Cover data set was developed to understand the consequences of historical changes in land use and land cover for ecosystem goods and services. In particular, this data set ...


50. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL LAND COVER AND LAND USE, 1700-1990 [ISLSCP_II_HLANDCOVER]
The Historical Land Cover and Land Use data set was developed to provide the global change community with historical land use estimates. The data set describes historical land use changes over a 300-year ...


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