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1. Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high Antarctic - 2009-2010 fieldwork [ASAC_1189_200910020]
This project aims to assess the vulnerability of and risks to habitats in Australian fisheries in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)/Australian Fishing Zone (AFZ) of the Southern Ocean to ...


2. Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high antarctic - Benthic Invertebrate Database [ASAC_1189_benthic_database]
This project aims to assess the vulnerability of and risks to habitats in Australian fisheries in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)/Australian Fishing Zone (AFZ) of the Southern Ocean to ...


3. Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high antarctic - Final report and data [ASAC_1189_Report]
Objectives of the project: 1. To develop deep-sea camera technologies that can be easily deployed during fishing operations, to facilitate widespread observations of demersal fishing activities (trawl, ...


4. Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island [ASAC_1187_megaherbs]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. ...


5. The potential and actual threats of introduced organisms to sub-Antarctic islands [ASAC_1187]   CHILD DIFs
This project aims to evaluate the potential and actual threats of introduced organisms by way of ANARE and ecotourism activities to Australias subantarctic islands of Heard and McDonald Is and Macquarie ...


6. 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 ...


7. Soil invertebrates of the Windmill Island region [AAS_4100_Soil_Invertebrates]
Samples were collected from: Clark Peninsula (ASPA 136) Bailey Peninsula (ASPA 135) Bailey Peninsula near Casey Station Robinson's Ridge Specific GPS coordinates are given in the download file. ...


8. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_1180]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1180 Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: statistical models for monitoring ...


9. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: overall [ASAC_1174]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1174 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Australia's World Heritage listed subantarctic Heard and ...


10. Prevalence of viruses and parasites in populations of house mice on Macquarie Island [ASAC_1183]
Little information exists on risks of disease introduced into environments from exotic species. House mice remain prevalent on Macquarie Island, and may interfere with the subantarctic community there ...


11. Effect of spatial and temporal variation in marine productivity on energy acquisition in southern elephant seals, Mirounga leonina [ASAC_1171]
The demographic performance of high level antarctic predators is ultimately determined by the oceanic processes that influence the spatial and temporal distribution of primary productivity. This study ...


12. Interaction between Carbon and Sulfur Cycles in Antarctic Stratified Lakes and Fjords [ASAC_1166]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The lakes and fjords of the Vestfold Hills region of Antarctica provide unique ecosystems for studying environmental changes in Antarctica over the past 8000 ...


13. Toxicity of metals to Antarctic marine microalgae [AAS_4100_Microalgae_Toxicity]
This metadata record contains the results from 11 bioassays conducted with 2 species of Antarctic marine microalgae. Seven tests were conducted with Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae), assessing ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. Diet results from Adelie penguins at Bechervaise Island and Whitney Point, 2012-2013 [AAS_4088_Adelie_Diet]
These spreadsheets provide the proportions of prey DNA sequences in the scats of Adelie penguins at Bechervaise Island and Whitney Point in East Antarctica. Samples were collected during two stages ...


17. Cold adaptation and functionality of the Antarctic Coastal Benthic Zones [ASAC_1165]
Antarctic sediments and sea-ice are important regulators in global biogeochemical and atmospheric cycles. These ecosystems contain a diverse range of bacteria whose biogeochemical roles remains largely ...


18. Embolism repair in two species of cushion plants on Macquarie Island [AAS_4192_images]
This data set deals with embolism repair in two species of cushion plants (Colobanthus muscoides and Azorella macquariensis) which grow on Macquarie island and rely on protoxylem for water transport. ...


19. Southern Ocean Benthic Classification (SOBC) - ecoregions, bathomes and environmental types [SOBC]
This dataset is intended for general use in spatial planning and management to identify areas where benthic marine assemblages are likely to differ from each other in the Southern Ocean. We achieve ...


20. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005]
The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national ...


21. Presence/ Absence data for Azorella dieback at locations on Macquarie Island (2008/09 - 2012/13) [AAS_3095_4024_Azorella_Dieback]
This spreadsheet shows the location and health status of Azorella macquariensis plants in study plots across Macquarie Island between the summers of 2008/09 and 2011/1 2. These locations are presented ...


22. Measuring the effects of human activity on Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) [ASAC_1148_Weddells]
The number of people travelling to Antarctica is growing, with much of the recent increase in visitor numbers attributable to an expansion in commercial tourism (Enzenbacher 1992; 1994). Most visitors ...


23. Project 3054 Season 1 Hydrocarbon ecotoxicological experiments marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_09_10_ecotox]
This dataset contains the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in Antarctica. ...


24. Fauna survey in the Windmill Islands, 1961-1962 [Biology_Log_Windmill_Islands_Fauna_1961_1962]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a report on the fauna of the Windmill Islands, 1961-1962. The file contains information on photographic records, banding data, and nest marking. Species included in the report ...


25. Report on Silver Grey Petrels/Fulmars in the Windmill Islands, 1964 [Biology_Log_Windmill_Islands_Silver_Grey_1964]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a report on the silver grey petrels/fulmars of the Windmill Islands in 1964. The file contains a report on the program relating to the birds, and some banding data. The hard copy ...


26. The Rotifers of Macquarie Island [ASAC_116]
Thirty-nine species (31 Monogononta and 8 Bdelloidea) are described from Macquarie Island. Thirty-eight of these are new records for the island. Included in the data are the distribution of rotifers ...


27. Banding information for Wilkes Station, 1968-1969 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Banding_1968_1969]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a report from Wilkes station in 1968-1969 detailing the banding program undertaken in the Windmill Islands. The document primarily relates to South Polar Skuas, but also mentions ...


28. Biology report from the Windmill Islands, 1962-1963 [Biology_Log_Windmill_Islands_Report_1962_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a biology report from the Windmill Islands in 1962-1963. The report was compiled by F. Soucek. Data were collected from Ardery Island and Wilkes Station. Species included in ...


29. Bird Fleas in the Windmill Islands, 1961 [Biology_Log_Windmill_Islands_Fleas_1961]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a report on bird fleas in the Windmill Islands in 1961. The report contains data on fleas collected, as well as general information on the bird fleas and how they affect silver ...


30. Collaborative Research: Controls over the Spatial Distribution and Activity of Microbial Communities in Antarctic Soils [NSF-ANT09-44556]
Advances in molecular techniques have expanded our understanding of soil microbial communities, and raised important questions about regional and global patterns in microbial diversity. The proposed ...


31. Report on Wilson's Storm Petrels, Wilkes Station, 1968 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Wilsons_1968]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a report from Wilkes station in 1968 detailing observations of Wilson's Storm Petrels. The file contains some general information about the observing program, as well as some data, ...


32. Silver Grey Petrels in the Windmill Islands, 1961 [Biology_Log_Windmill_Islands_Petrels_1961]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a report on silver grey petrels in the Windmill Islands in 1961. The report contains hand-drawn maps of Ardery Island, banding information and general information. The data were ...


33. Sub-Antarctic zone mooring study of interannual variability in particulate carbon export - Phytoplankton Data [ASAC_1156_Phytoplankton]
Papers arising from phytoplankton experiments associated with the SAZ (Subantarctic Zone) project. This work was complete as part of ASAC (AAS) project 1156. Taken from the abstracts of the referenced ...


34. The Molecular and Physiological Mechanisms of Microbial Survival in Antarctic Lakes [ASAC_1152]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1152 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The small ice-free areas of Antarctica carry ...


35. Banding report for Wilkes Station, 1966 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Banding_1966]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a banding report Wilkes station in 1966. The observations were made of: Adelie penguins Silver-grey petrels The hard copy of the file has been archived by the Australian Antarctic ...


36. Biology report for Wilkes Station, 1964 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_1964]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a biology report Wilkes station in 1964. The data were collected by L.G. Murray in the Windmill Islands, at locations such as Lewis Island, Clarke Island, Frazier Islands (Islets), ...


37. Biology report for Wilkes Station, 1968 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_1968]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a biology report from Wilkes station in 1968. As well as a report, the file also contains correspondence and some banding data. Much of the information appears to relate to Adelie ...


38. Log of wildlife sightings at Wilkes Station, 1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Wildlife_Sightings_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a log of wildlife sightings made at Wilkes Station in 1963. Each sheet of the log is for a single month. The listed species include: Skuas Adelie penguins Emperor penguins Giant ...


39. Seals report for Wilkes Station, 1968 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Weddells_1968]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a report from Wilkes station in 1968 detailing the numbers of seals killed for dog food. The seals killed were primarily Weddell seals, but some information about leopard, crabeater ...


40. Report on the Skua program at Wilkes Station, 1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Skuas_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a record of the Skua program run at Wilkes Station in 1963. The file details trapping and banding activities, as well as general details about Skuas in the area. The hard copy ...


41. Rock and soil temperature studies of areas of growth and no-growth of lichens at Wilkes Station, 1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Lichen_Rock_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a log of rock and soil temperatures collected in January 1963 in the Wilkes Station area, pertaining to the growth of lichen. The data were collected with thermistors. The hard ...


42. A log of zoological observations made at Wilkes Station and the Windmill Islands, 1959-1961 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Zoology_1959_1961]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a log of zoological observations made by Richard Penney at Wilkes station from 1959 to 1961. The observations were made in the Windmill Islands, at locations such as Clarke Island, ...


43. Biology report for Ardery Island, Wilkes Station, January 1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Ardery_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a biology report from Wilkes station in 1963. The report pertains specifically to a visit to Ardery Island in January, 1963 by F. Soucek. The report contains biological observations, ...


44. Biology report for Wilkes Station, 1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a biology report Wilkes station in 1963. The data were collected in the Windmill Islands, at locations such as Lewis Island, Clarke Island, Frazier Islands (Islets), Ardery Island ...


45. Video and audio tapes showing raw data from approach and overflight experiments to birds as part of ASAC 1148. [ASAC_1148_video_audio]
This dataset comprises the actual video footage and audio recordings made during a number of experiments made as part of ASAC project 1148 (ASAC_1148). The primary objective was to measure the responses ...


46. A log of bird banding and zoological observations made at Wilkes Station and the Windmill Islands, 1962-1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Bird_Banding_1962_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a record of bird banding activities undertaken at Wilkes Station in 1962 and 1963. It also contains a log of observations made on animals in the area, as well as some hand-drawn ...


47. Biology report from Wilkes Station, 1961 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_1961]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a biology report produced at Wilkes Station in 1961. Contributors to the report were R. Penney, D.F. Soucek, L. Jones and N. Orton. The report comprises data pertaining to: Adelie ...


48. Biology report from Wilkes Station, 1962 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_1962]   PARENT DIF
This file contains a biology report produced at Wilkes Station in 19612 The report was compiled by N.M. Orton. The report comprises data pertaining to: Adelie penguins Emperor penguins Silver-grey ...


49. Biology report from Wilkes Station, 1962-1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_1962_1963]   PARENT DIF
This file contains logs, papers and a report on biological observations at Wilkes station in 1962-1963. Adelie penguins Emperor penguins Silver-grey petrels Antarctic petrels Cape pigeons Giant petrels ...


50. Historical Adelie penguin breeding population estimates in the Australian Antarctic Territory [AAS_4088_historical_adelie_estimates]
Ecologists are increasingly turning to historical abundance data to understand past changes in animal abundance and more broadly the ecosystems in which animals occur. However, developing reliable ...


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