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1. Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9407 [au9407]
Oceanographic measurements were conducted in January 1994 (on voyage 7 of the 1993/1994 summer season) along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional section SR3 between Tasmania and Antarctica, and along a ...


2. Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9501 [au9501]
Oceanographic measurements were conducted along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional section SR3 between Tasmania and Antarctica, and around the boundary of a square-plan test volume south of the Antarctic ...


3. Biology of the Mertz Glacier Polynya - Zooplankton and CTD Data [ASAC_1101]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1101 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Most of our knowledge of the Antarctic marine ecosystems ...


4. Census of southern giant petrel colonies on Frazier Islands 12 December 2011 [frazier_sgp_12dec2011]
John van den Hoff (Australian Antarctic Division biologist) visited the Frazier Islands on 12 and 13 December 2011. He was assisted by Tim Gill (Field Training Officer), Dan Blight and Trevor Crews ...


5. Comparison of theoretical and laboratory models of ocean wave transmission by a group of ice floes [AAS_4123_model_comparisons]
Although the floating sea ice surrounding the Antarctic damps ocean waves, they may still be detected hundreds of kilometres from the ice edge. Over this distance the waves leave an imprint of broken ...


6. 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 ...


7. Structural, petrological and geochronological data from Fosdick Mountains, Marie Byrd Land [OPP0944600_MarieByrdLand_FordRanges]
Research in the Marie Byrd Land addressed the question of crustal differentiation and stabilization of the continental crust of Marie Byrd Land province in West Antarctica. Through differentiation, ...


8. NBP1001_NBP1203_magnetic_susceptibility [NBP1001_NBP1203_magnetic_susceptibility]
The magnetic susceptibility of all NBP10-01 and NBP12-03 sediment cores was measured onboard ship using Bartington MS2C loop sensors (jumbo piston cores) and a Bartington MS2E surface scanning sensor ...


9. NBP1001_NBP1203_rockmagentic_data [NBP1001_NBP1203_rockmagnetic_data]
This dataset contains mass-normalized magnetic susceptibility measurements and rockmagnetic measurements on discrete subsamples from NBP10-01 and NBP12-03 sediment cores. Subsamples were collected ...


10. NBP1001_NBP1203_sediment_cores [NBP1001_NBP1203_sediment_cores]
This physical collection consists of kasten core archive tubes, jumbo piston core sections, and mega core archive cores from USAP cruises NBP10-01 and NBP12-03. These cruises were part of the Larsen ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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.


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. Studies of Beaks and Parasites of Antarctic Cephalopods [ASAC_11]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 11 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The Australian Antarctic ...


17. The influence of water and nutrient availability on bryophyte communities in continental Antarctica [ASAC_1087]
Bryophyte Ecophysiology - response to water and nutrients. This project is also related to ASAC project 1313 (ASAC_1313) - Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring ...


18. 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 ...


19. An investigation into Southern Hemisphere cyclone-sea ice links using long records of NCEP analyses and passive microwave data [ASAC_1080]
The sea ice data are the SMMR/SMMI data for the period 1978-96. These are in the form of daily (or bi-diurnal) concentration amounts on a regular grid. The data on the extratropical cyclones has been ...


20. Exploring A 2 Million + Year Ice Climate Archive-Allan Hills Blue Ice Area (2MBIA) [NSF-ANT08-38849]
This award supports a project to generate an absolute timescale for the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area (BIA), and then to reconstruct details of past climate changes and greenhouse gas concentrations for ...


21. 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 ...


22. Important marine habitat off east Antarctica revealed by two decades of multi-species predator tracking [AAS_3227_predicted_habitat]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Satellite telemetry data are a key source of animal distribution information for marine ecosystem management and conservation activities. We used two decades ...


23. The distribution of volatile and metallic elements in the Macquarie Island glasses and melt inclusions [ASAC_1073_1142]
Primary sulfur abundances and the oxidation state of sulfur in the Macquarie Island glasses and melt inclusions: implications for the sulfur budget during seafloor alteration. The distribution of ...


24. 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) ...


25. 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 ...


26. Brine flow through sea ice [ASAC_1060]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1060 See the link below for public details on this project. Taken from the referenced publications: Sea ice exhibits a marked transition in its fluid transport ...


27. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats in West Antarctica - Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [NSF-ANT08-39142]
The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research components of the WISSARD integrative initiative (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research ...


28. Crystalline rocks of the Antarctic Peninsula [dlb_APgeothermochron]
This dataset consists of: (1) a suite of crystalline rocks (primarily granitoids & quartzites, with subordinate gneisses, schists, volcanic rocks, and mafic intrusive rocks) collected from the Antarctic ...


29. 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, ...


30. 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 ...


31. 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 ...


32. 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 ...


33. 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, ...


34. Sedimentary rocks of Larsen basin [dlb_LarsenBasin]
This dataset consists of: (1) a suite of sedimentary rocks (primarily sandstones, with subordinate mudstones, conglomerates, glauconites and volcanic ashes) collected from Cretaceous through Paleogene ...


35. 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 ...


36. West Antarctica Ice Core Data [NSIDC-0536]
This data set includes ice core water isotope data from Antarctic ice cores covering the last 200 to 2000 years, as published in Steig and others, 2013, Nature Geoscience.


37. Wilkes Land Glacial History (WEGA) [ASAC_1044]
A collaborative Italian/Australian marine geoscience research voyage to the George Vth Land sector of the East Antarctic continental margin was carried out between 11th February and 20th March, 2000, ...


38. Biogeography of spiders on islands of the Southern Ocean [ASAC_1015_spiders]
These data are mainly based on a paper by Phil Pugh (Pugh 2004, Biogeography of spiders on the islands of the Southern Ocean, Journal of Natural History, 38:1461-1487), but has been updated for Subantarctic ...


39. Biology of Antarctic Algae [ASAC_102]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 102 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Six species of marine microalgae, namely ...


40. Collaborative Research: EAGER: Evaluating the Larsen Basin's Suitability for Testing the Cretaceous Glaciation Hypothesis [NSF-ANT12-41460]
Intellectual Merit: Recent geochemical, sequence stratigraphic, and integrated investigations of marine strata from several continental margins and ocean basins suggest that ephemeral ice sheets may ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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 ...


43. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes information relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number. 1) Isolation data: strain ...


44. 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 ...


45. 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 ...


46. Macquarie Island corrected 3-hrly met records aquired by the Aust. Bureau of Met. April 1948 - March 1998 [ASAC_1015_MET0_3HRLY_DATA]
This dataset was collected under the auspices of ASAC project 1015 (ASAC_1015). It forms part of the RiSCC project (regional sensitivity to climate change). Three hourly meteorological records for ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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. ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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