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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 practical approach to the assessment of risk to Antarctic marine organisms from environmental contaminants: Modelled 10 day and 4 day LC50 from rapid tests at Casey 2005/06 [ASAC_2677]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2677 See the link below for public details on this project. If traditional methods are used it will be decades before there are valid assessments of risk ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. Antifreeze molecules in Nototheniid fish around Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_2050]
A report completed as part of this project is available for download from the URL given below. Extracts of the report are presented in the metadata record. See the report for full details. Several ...


6. Archaean to Proterozic Crustal evolution of the Stillwell Hills-Oygarden Group Coastline. [ASAC_2214]
With work carried out under ASAC_1150, the field work involved lithological and structural geological mapping, in addition to the collection of relevant geological speciemens. The quality of the data ...


7. Biodiversity, biogeography, reproduction and conservation of the Macquarie Island orchid Nematocerus (Corybas) dienema [ASAC_2545]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2545 See the link below for public details on this project. The orchid Nematoceras (Corybas) dienema has been found in several ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. Boron in Antarctic granulite-facies rocks: under what conditions is boron retained in the middle crust? [ASAC_2350]
This metadata record describes data collected as part of ASAC project 2350 - Boron in Antarctic granulite-facies rocks: under what conditions is boron retained in the middle crust? ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_3095_Vegetation_Change]   PARENT DIF
Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit numbers (data owned by and provided to the ...


15. 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). ...


16. Conservation and Management Science of Marine Mammals [ASAC_2941]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2941. This project replaced project 2301 after 2006-2007 (ASAC_2301). Public This work addresses Australian Government marine mammal conservation, ...


17. 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 ...


18. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


19. 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 ...


20. Cryptobiosis in Terrestrial Antarctic Invertebrates [ASAC_58]
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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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. ...


23. 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, ...


24. Deterioration studies, archaeological investigations and structural assessments of Mawson's Huts (Cape Denison) [ASAC_2283]   CHILD DIFs
This record is concerned with the measurement of deterioration processes affecting historic sites. Temperature and relative humidity data were collected from sensors inside Mawson's Huts. The data ...


25. 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 ...


26. Developing water and sediment quality guidelines for Antarctica: Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants. [ASAC_2933]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. See the child records for access to the datasets. Public While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, ...


27. Development of Fluvioglacial Landforms in the Larsemann Hills, Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_570]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 570 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The Larsemann Hills, ...


28. Development of an artificial "living" sediment to study the effects of metal contamination in Antarctic marine ecosystems. [ASAC_2946]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2946. Public Shallow nearshore marine habitats are rare in the Antarctic but human activities have led to their contamination. Preliminary studies ...


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. Diversity and metabolic abilities of Antarctic bacteria - DGGE fingerprinting of bacteria [ASAC_2341_DGGE]
Bacterial community structures in soils collected from eight sites around Casey Station, Antarctica, were investigated using denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) of amplified 16S rRNA gene ...


32. Diversity and metabolic abilities of antarctic bacteria - Polyhydroxyalkanoate production by Antarctic soil bacteria [ASAC_2341_PHA]
Bacterial isolates were obtained from soil samples collected from various locations around Casey station. Soil samples were serial diluted in sterile water and plated on low-strength nutrient agar ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. Further Investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill at Macquarie Island: Have benthic communities recovered? [ASAC_756]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 756 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: The shore environments ...


38. GLS tag deployments on Snow petrels (Pagodroma nivea) in 2011 and 2012 from Bechervaise Island, Mawson Coast and Filla Island, Rauer Group [ASAC_2722_SP_GLS]   PARENT DIF
GPS tag deployments on Snow petrels (Pagodroma nivea) in 2011 from Bechervaise Island, Mawson Coast and Filla Island, Rauer Group, as part of AAS project 2722. Identifying potential threats from ...


39. Geophysical imaging, structural analysis, alteration geochemistry of Macquarie Island crust, to constrain tectonic, and hydrothermal history of the ocean floor. [ASAC_2409]
Although oceanic crust covers about 60% of the Earth, relatively little is known of its geology and the processes that have created it. Macquarie Island represents a unique subaerial exposure of the ...


40. Have stream invertebrate communities of Macquarie Island changed over 15 years and are they likely to respond to climate changes or other environmental factors? [ASAC_2918]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2918 See the link below for public details on this project. This project will assess the extent of changes to the freshwater stream invertebrate communities ...


41. Heard Island glacier fluctuations and climatic change - 2003/04 Fieldwork [ASAC_2363]
This report describes the data collected for ASAC project 2363 (a continuation of ASAC 1158). A full report of the data collected and the work completed is available for download with the dataset. ...


42. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...


43. Holocene sea-ice history: the association between deep-sea and continental ice core records [ASAC_2534]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2534 See the link below for public details on this project. The Holocene sea-ice project brings together for the first time, records from the Antarctic ...


44. ICECAP - Casey/Aurora Basin Component [ASAC_3103]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2936. Public The ICECAP Project will conduct a major airborne survey in East Antarctica. The survey will employ multi-frequency ice penetrating radar, ...


45. Ice coring 2008-2009 (Law Dome W10k, Mill Island PICO, Totten PICOs) [ASAC_3025]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3025. Public An ice core drilling expedition is proposed for Aurora Basin, between Law Dome and Dome C. This will provide a climate record in excess ...


46. Impact of changes in UV and visible radiation on the reflective properties of plant photosynthetic surfaces [ASAC_941]
We investigated how surface reflectance properties and pigment concentrations of Antarctic moss varied over species, sites, icrotopography, and with water content. We found that species had significantly ...


47. Infaunal marine invertebrate fauna inside and outside of bacterial mats, Casey 2006-07 [ASAC_2201_Bacterial_Mat_Infauna]
Infaunal marine invertebrates were collected from inside and outside of patches of white bacterial mats from several sites in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica, around Casey station during the 2006-07 ...


48. Introduced invasive terrestrial invertebrates on Macquarie Island: studies on ecology, origins and control [ASAC_2397]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2397 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Three soil animals, a land shrimp, ...


49. Investigation of virus biodiversity in Antarctic terrestrial plants [ASAC_2153]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 2004. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Continental samples were collected between 2004 and 2006. This project aims ...


50. LBA-ECO TG-08 Soil Gas Flux after Forest and Pasture Fertilization, Rondonia, Brazil [TG08_SOIL_GAS_FERTILIZATION]
This data set provides nitric oxide (NO), nitrous oxide (N2O), carbon dioxide (CO2) flux measurements, nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) pools, net N mineralization and nitrification rates, and measurements ...


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