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1. Annual variations in the visibility 'footprint' of structures in the Australian Antarctic Territory [SOE_wilderness]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator attempts to measure the effect of human activity on the wilderness values of Antarctica and ...


2. Band pattern data from Desulfobacula-group specific DGGE for the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_desulfobaculaDGGE]   PARENT METADATA
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


3. Old Casey and Thala Valley Orthophoto [OCTV_ortho]
The orthophoto is a rectified georeferenced corrected image of the Old Casey and Thala Valley Area. Distortions due to relief and camera have been removed. This orthophoto is shown in a map which ...


4. Windmill Islands penguin colonies digitised from 1990 Linhof aerial photography [wind_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Windmill Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ...


5. Casey Station Area Orthophoto [CSA_ortho]
The orthophoto is a rectified georeferenced corrected image of the Casey Station Area. Distortions due to relief and camera have been removed. This orthophoto is shown in a map which is available ...


6. Shirley Island Adelie Penguin Colonies, GIS layer [ASAC_1219_AAT_SI_ADPE_Colonies]
An ArcGIS shapefile layer showing the extent of all extant and relic Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colonies on Shirley Island, Windmill Islands, February 2006. The field Status describes each ...


7. Interseasonal variability of benthic diatoms communities within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_seasonal_var]   PARENT METADATA
Sediment samples were collected with an Eckamn grab from four locations within the Windmill Islands (Herring Island, O'Connor Island, Shannon Bay and Brown Bay). A weekly sampling program was performed ...


8. Windmill Islands lake and shallow marine sediment cores (ASAC1071; 1998/99 summer) [Windmill_Palaeoenvironment]
Cores from lakes and the shallow marine were taken for investigation of palaeoclimate through proxies such as grain size, TOC, C:N:S and diatoms. The cores have been 14-C dated with some sheel fragments ...


9. Toxicity of fuels and dispersants to the Antarctic marine nemertean Antarctonemertes unilineata [AAS_4142_Nemertean_Toxicity_Dispersants]
This metadata record contains the results from bioassays conducted to show the response of an Antarctic nemertean Antarctonemertes unilineata to contamination from combinations of Special Antarctic ...


10. Casey Station Orthophoto [CS_ortho]
The orthophoto is a rectified georeferenced corrected image of Casey Station. Distortions due to relief and camera have been removed. This orthophoto is shown in a map which is available from the ...


11. Windmill Islands bryophyte communities surveyed 2000-2013 (13 years) [AAS_4046_NCC_Robinson]
East Antarctica has shown little evidence of warming to date with no coherent picture of how climate change is affecting vegetation. Here we show that vegetation in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica ...


12. Microalgal Biodiversity at Antarctica [ASAC_2590]
A collection of about 20 isolates of Antarctic microalgae from the Windmill Islands region, around Casey Station has been established in the University of Malaya Algae Culture Collection (UMACC). ...


13. Biodiversity of Antarctic Fungi [fun01]
Continental Antarctica is considered an extreme terrestrial environment, which can be colonized only by microorganisms with high level of adaptation. Microbiological investigations in the southern ...


14. 0.5 hour 1 M HCl extraction data for the Windmill Islands marine sediments [ASAC_2201_HCL_0.5]
These results are for the 0.5 hour extraction of HCl. See also the metadata records for the 4 hour extraction of HCl, and the time trial data for 1 M HCl extractions. A regional survey of potential ...


15. 4 hour 1 M HCl extraction data for the Windmill Islands marine sediments [ASAC_2201_HCL_4]
These results are for the 4 hour extraction of HCl. See also the metadata records for the 0.5 hour extraction of HCl, and the time trial data for 1 M HCl extractions. A regional survey of potential ...


16. BAS Soil and Water Sampling Locations at Casey and Davis January 2005 [BAS_Soil]
Soil water samples were collected from some of the sites used in ASAC project 2542 (ASAC_2542). Water was extracted from soil using vacuum tubes. They were sent to BAS and analysed for dissolved ...


17. Band pattern data from Gammaproteobacteria-group specific DGGE [SRE4_gammaproteobacteriaDGGE]   PARENT METADATA
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


18. Census of southern giant petrel nesting areas 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 ...


19. Clone library using primers for gammaproteobacteria from an SAB treatment in the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_SAB_gammaclones]   PARENT METADATA
A clone library was created from DNA extracted from an SAB-treated sample from the SRE4 in situ biodegradation experiment. The clone libary was created using one universal primer and one primer designed ...


20. Data from a 3 m sediment core collected west of Pidgeon Island in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_long_core]   PARENT METADATA
A sediment core was collected from the western side of Pidgeon Island, (66.3216 S, 110.445 E) at a water depth of 82.0 m. This sediment core (PG 1411-2) was recovered using a release-controlled piston ...


21. Diatom and associated data for examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in Antarctica [diatoms_sre3]   PARENT METADATA
Full title: Diatom and associated data for a manipulative field experiment examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in the Windmill ...


22. Diatom, and associated data from grid samples collected in Brown Bay [Diatoms_bbg]   PARENT METADATA
Sediment samples were collected from nine points along 3 parallel transects within the contaminated Brown Bay. The diatom spreadsheet (diatom_data) contains both initial diatom counts and the relative ...


23. 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 ...


24. 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 ...


25. Gravity and Elevation Data Acquisition in the Casey Region [ASAC_724]
A gravity survey was undertaken in the 93/94 ANARE season between Voyages 5 and 6 (early Dec - mid Jan). The survey area was the Windmill Islands, Antarctica based at Casey Station. 53 gravity stations ...


26. 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 ...


27. Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring and ecophysiological studies of bryophyte community dynamics in the Windmill Islands. [ASAC_1313]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1313 See the link below for public details on this project. This research will monitor the effect of climate change on bryophyte communities in the ...


28. Late Holocene precipitation record from Windmill Island lakes [ASAC_1223]
Antarctic lake cores record a history of precipitation in the preservation of climate sensitive microbial communities. Comprehensive integration of our precipitation records with other climate proxies ...


29. Locations of moss bed quadrats at Antarctic Specially Protected Area 135 and Robinson Ridge, Windmill Islands, Antarctica [AAS_4046_quadrat_locations]
The data are comprised of a spreadsheet with locations (latitude and longitude) of the centres of moss bed quadrats and labels for the quadrats. The quadrats are located at two sites: Antarctic Specially ...


30. Occurrence of eukariotic microbial, fungi and oomycoty from extreme environments [ASAC_2597]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2597. See the link below for public details on this project. The project aims to study the diversity of Antarctic fungi and protists. Comparison with tropical ...


31. Orthophoto of an area at Old Casey, derived from aerial photographs taken with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), 5 February 2014 [oldcasey_ortho_2014]
The orthophoto was created by Dr Arko Lucieer of TerraLuma (http://www.terraluma.net/) and the University of Tasmania for the Terrestrial and Nearshore Ecosystems research group at the Australian ...


32. Orthophoto of the biopiles and nearby area at Casey, derived from aerial photographs taken with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), 10 February 2013 [casey_biopiles_ortho_2013]   CHILD METADATA
The orthophoto was created by Dr Arko Lucieer of TerraLuma (http://www.terraluma.net/) and the University of Tasmania for the Terrestrial and Nearshore Ecosystems research group at the Australian ...


33. Real-time PCR measurements of alkB and rpoB in SAB contaminated sediment (SRE4 experiment). [SRE4_alkB_T1T2]   PARENT METADATA
Real-time PCR assays were used to measure the proportion of the microbial population that had the potential to degrade alkanes - the principal component of Special Antarctic Blend diesel. This was ...


34. 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 ...


35. Relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_Relict]   PARENT METADATA
Distribution, abundance and dates of relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). Current mapping efforts have focused on the Windmill Islands in preparation for a ...


36. Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic - pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil [ASAC_1163_pyrosequencing]
This dataset contains information obtained by pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil with PCR primers targeting the bacterial 16S gene (27F/519R) and fungal ITS region (ITS1/ITS4-B). The data ...


37. Spatial and temporal variation in the recruitment of benthic macroinvertebrates to artificial substrata [ASAC_1229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1229 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project will develop a method to monitor human impacts ...


38. Survey of features for the Casey biopile project (bioremediation of the Main Power House fuel spill), 26 February 2011 [casey_biopile_survey_feb2011]
Survey conducted on 26/02/2011 to map pertinent features for the Casey biopile project (bioremediation of the MPH fuel spill) for the Contaminated Sites Group (Terrestrial and Nearshore Ecosystems) ...


39. Surveys at Casey, Casey skiway and Mitchell Peninsula by Henk Brolsma and Roger Handsworth, February 2009 [wind_surveys_0809]
Henk Brolsma and Roger Handsworth of the Australian Antarctic Division carried out GPS surveys at Casey, Casey skiway and Mitchell Peninsula in February 2009. At Casey they surveyed the quarry face, ...


40. 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 ...


41. Time Trial 1 M HCl extraction data for the Windmill Islands marine sediments [ASAC_2201_HCL_TT]
These results are for the time trial extraction of HCl. See also the metadata records for the 0.5 and 4 hour extractions of HCl. A regional survey of potential contaminants in marine or estuarine ...


42. Using microsatellites as markers to explore genetic variation in Ceratodon purpureus [ASAC_2542]
Sampling records for Project 2542 Moss sampling in the Windmill Islands and the Vestfold Hills during 2005 for genetic analysis. Samples are stored frozen at the University of Wollongong and will ...


43. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Glacial Sediments GIS Dataset [wind_glacial]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. The dataset comprises of a digital point coverage of glacial ...


44. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Holocene Marine Incursions Limits GIS Dataset [wind_holocene]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. The dataset comprises a line coverage of the Holocene Marine ...


45. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Jokulhlaup Event near Casey winter 1985 GIS Dataset [wind_jok]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. The dataset comprises of a digital single point coverage of ...


46. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Lakes and Ponds GIS Dataset [wind_lakes]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. The dataset comprises of a digital polygon/point coverage of ...


47. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Lichenometry GIS Dataset [wind_lichen]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. It comprises a digital map showing the locations of Windmill ...


48. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Marine Incursions, Contour Boundaries GIS Dataset [wind_incursions]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. The dataset comprises a digital line coverage representing contour ...


49. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Marine Incursions, Sediment Samples GIS Dataset [wind_sediment]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. The dataset comprises of a digital point coverage of glacial ...


50. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Point Vegetation GIS Dataset [Wind_Veg]
Map of the abundance and distribution of terrestrial vegetation of the Windmill Islands. Point data represent regions of vegetation occurrence. The data are available in two formats. One is as a ...


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