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1. 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.


2. Energy requirements and daily food consumption of crabeater seals in the Antarctic winter pack-ice [ASAC_1090]
Although the most abundant of all mammalian predators in the Antarctic marine ecosystem, crabeater seals are also one of the least understood. The most fundamental question of all - how many are ...


3. Relationship between soil and plant geography on Clark Peninsula [ASAC_1083]
New soil studies in the cold suggest that in the terrestrial ecosystems of the coastal regions of the antarctic continent soil formation and chemical weathering occur to a greater extent than previously ...


4. The phytophenolic complement and phytopharmaceutical potential of snow algae of the Windmill Islands region [ASAC_1099]
Introduction: Snow algae grow under extreme conditions of temperature and high exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. These organisms must have evolved ways to protect their cellular components ...


5. Fieldwork and sampling at Loewe Massif-Amery Oasis [ASAC_1071_Loewe]
At Loewe Massif and Amery Oasis, samples were taken; - for sediment analysis (XRF geochemistry and grain size) - for geochronology (cosmogenic isotope analysis). The custodian for these samples is ...


6. An inter-disciplinary investigation of biological, physical and geochemical lake processes [ASAC_1049]
Data for Crooked Lake and Lake Druzhby (CL and LD), Vestfold Hills.Programme Dec 98 - Feb 00 PI: Prof J Laybourn-Parry Winterer: Tracey Henshaw (any questions regarding the data sheets: plxtlh@nottingham.ac.uk) ...


7. Biodiversity of Microbial mats in Antarctica [ASAC_1049_Micromat]
From the Micromat home page: Research on microbial biodiversity in Antarctica is still in a starting phase though it is a very promising area of research. Antarctica is characterised by its geographical ...


8. Early Palaeozoic (~500 Ma) versus Neoproterozoic (~1000 Ma) metamorphism within the Vestfold Hills Archaean Craton [ASAC_1066]
ASAC project 1066 conducted Samarium-Neodymium isochron dating of recrystallised mafic dykes located in the SW perimeter of the Vestfold Hills. These dykes have experienced amphibolite-facies metamorphism, ...


9. Impacts of the feral house mouse (Mus musculus) on spiders on subantarctic Macquarie Island [ASAC_104_mice]
Macquarie Island is a Nature Reserve under the Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and also a World Heritage Area but it has been modified significantly as the result of the introduction ...


10. Introduced Collembola from Subantarctic islands [ASAC_1043]
From the abstract for the referenced paper. Alien invertebrates pose considerable threats to subantarctic island ecosystems and with warming climates, because the likelihood of immigrants establishing ...


11. Metamorphic History of the Larsemann Hills Area [ASAC_105]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 105 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Calc-silicate granulites from the Bolingen ...


12. Neogene Biostratigraphy of the Pagadroma Group [ASAC_1065]
From the abstract of the referenced papers: The northern Prince Charles Mountains overlook the western side of the 700km long Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf drainage system. Within these mountains, ...


13. The Prydz Bay Adelie Penguin/Prey Stock Interaction, a Monitoring Program [ASAC_106]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 106 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: This paper reports the results of the first ...


14. Invertebrate Monitoring on Macquarie Island [ASAC_104]
The objectives of this project were: To monitor wind transported insects to Macquarie Island to establish which species can disperse long distances on wind in the Subantarctic and from where they ...


15. Nitrogen studies in sub-Antarctic terrestrial environments [ASAC_1022]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1022 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Nitrogen studies in subantarctic terrestrial environments ...


16. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_1015_macca_veg_change]
Taken from the report in the download file: 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 ...


17. Differential GPS data collected at Heard Island 2003/04 for the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems (RiSCC) program [ASAC_1015_HIGPS03_04]
Metadata notes for RiSCC Heard Island 2003_04 season (ASAC 1015) - DGPS data and Base Station data DGPS data are described below, and associated data files listed. 1. Three Island study - Phenology ...


18. Macquarie Island nature reserve vertebrate pests and reserve management program [ASAC_101]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 101 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The diets of Mus musculus and Rattus rattus ...


19. Mapping of Poa litorosa and Carex trifida in the Handspike Point area at Macquarie Island 28 March 2003 [ASAC_1015_MIGPS03]
Current positional data for Poa litorosa and Carex trifida at Handspike Point area (Macquarie Island) were collected using Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and standard observational techniques. ...


20. Microinvertebrates Survey on Macquarie Island [ASAC_1015_MI_Inverts]
MICROINVERTEBRATE SAMPLING PROTOCOL Macquarie Island 01 October 2001 - 28 February 2002 A.HABITATS SAMPLED 8 habitats representative of the following vegetation types were chosen: 1.Azorella macquariensis ...


21. Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems [RiSCC]: the periantarctic region [ASAC_1015]
This project is looking at how subantarctic plants and ecosystems will respond to climate change. Global warming is already causing changes in terrestrial ecosystems, and the effects on terrestrial ...


22. Vegetation communities, species distribution and foliar morphology as indicators of climate change on Marion Island [ASAC_1015_MarionIs]
Altitudinal variations in vegetation community composition, species ranges and foliar morphology were collected on subantarctic Marion Island. Two altitudinal transects on the eastern slopes of the ...


23. 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 ...


24. Leopard and Weddell seal program [ASAC_1144]
2000/2001 season 31 quad based surveys were conducted along the pack-ice edge to identify where leopard seals could be accessed. 31 one hour aerial surveys were also conducted to identify ...


25. 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 ...


26. An atlas of the lakes of the Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica - ANARE Research Notes 74 [ANARE-74]
From the abstract of the ANARE Research Note: The Larsemann Hills are a series of granite and gneiss peninsulas extending into Prydz Bay, between the Amery Ice Shelf and the Sorsdal Glacier. They ...


27. 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, ...


28. The geology and geomorphology of Macquarie Island with special emphasis on heavy metal trace element distribution. [ANARE-39]
This dataset is a record of new geological and geomorphological relationships established on Macquarie Island (54:38.S, 158:53.E), as per ANARE Research Notes 39: The geology and geomorphology of ...


29. 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 ...


30. Analytical methods used to measure chemical and physical properties of Davis Station wastewater and marine sediments. [Davis_STP_Chemistry_Methods]   PARENT DIF
This document details the analytical methods used to determine a range of chemical and physical properties of the wastewater effluent from Davis Station and of marine sediments collected from shallow ...


31. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability & Subglacial Life Habitats in W Antarctica - Lake & Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [anandakrishnan_0838763]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research ...


32. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats - Robotic Access to Grounding-zones for Exploration and Science (RAGES) [anandakrishnan_0838764]
The RAGES project (Robotic Access to Grounding zones for Exploration and Science) is one of three research components of the WISSARD (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) integrative ...


33. Radar Studies of Subglacial Lake Whillans and the Whillans Ice Stream Grounding Zone [NSIDC-0594]
This data set includes ground-based, gridded, ice-penetrating radar thickness and basal reflection power, along with GPS coordinates, for two areas of Whillans Ice Stream: Subglacial Lake Whillans ...


34. Reconstructions of paleo winter sea ice concentrations and revised age models for marine sediment cores SO136-111 and E27-23. [ASAC_2534_winter_sea_ice]
The Holocene sea-ice project brings together for the first time, records from the Antarctic continent and deep sea sediments that will allow us to calibrate three sea-ice extent surrogates, validate ...


35. SMAPVEX12 In Situ Vegetation Data for Forest Area [SV12VF]
This data set contains in situ vegetation data collected at several forest sites as a part of the Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment 2012 (SMAPVEX12).


36. Heard Island Glacier Fluctuations and Climatic Change - 2003/04 Fieldwork [NSIDC-0582]
This data set contains data on the physical flow characteristics, mass balance, sub-glacial topography, and recent fluctuations of the Heard Island glacier. The data were collected for The Antarctic ...


37. LBA-ECO CD-17 Secondary Forest Survey, Para and Rondonia, Brazil: 2002-2003 [CD17_FOREST_SURVEY]
This data set provides measurements for diameter at breast height (DBH), tree height, distance from tree stems to the furthest canopy element, and a species survey of secondary forests in Para and ...


38. Global Organic Soil Carbon and Nitrogen (Zinke et al.) [CDIAC_NDP18]
This package contains worldwide soil carbon and nitrogen data for more than 3,500 soil profiles. The database was begun about 40 years ago with the collection and analyses by Zinke of soil samples ...


39. 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, ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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 linked with southwest Western ...


43. 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 ...


44. 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 ...


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. Vulnerability of Antarctic marine benthos to increased temperatures and ocean acidification associated with climate change [AAS_3134]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3134. Data from this project will be available via the child records. Public Ocean acidification and warming are global phenomena that will impact ...


47. PETROS - Worldwide Databank of Major Element Chemical Analyses of Igneous Rocks [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G00030]
PETROS is a worldwide data bank of major element chemical analyses of igneous rocks compiled for research and teaching purposes by Dr. Felix Mutschler and Staff at Eastern ...


48. 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. ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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