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1. BIOFLAME-BIOREACH: BIOlogical Responses to Extreme Antarctic Conditions and Hyper-extremes [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00507]
BIOFLAME will study the DNA "fingerprints" of biological evolution to trace the way species adapt to environmental extremes . We will use state-of-the-art genomics technology to investigate the DNA ...


2. Biodiversity, molecular phylogeny and evolution of marine algae from the Arctic and the Antarctic [R01-2006-000-10312-0]
With the International Polar Year (IPY 2007-2008) coming soon, a number of scientists from many countries are planning and carrying out various and important research projects cooperatively concerning ...


3. Bioenergetic Criteria for Meat Animal Environmental Management [USDA0515]
The purpose of the "Bioenergetic Criteria for Meat Animal Environmental Management" dataset is for providing information on growing meat animals, evaluating dynamics of energetic responses (e.g., ...


4. Biogeoinformatics of Hexacorallia (corals, sea anemones,and theirallies) interfacing geospatial, taxonomic, and envir. data for a group of marine invert. [ukans_corals]
The Biogeoinformatics of Corals provides a public information resource of data, interpretation, and methods related to the taxonomy, biogeography, and habitat characteristics or environmental correlates ...


5. Biologia reproductiva y alimenticia de la paloma antartica [CDA_AR_BIO_GREATER_SHEATHBILL]   PARENT METADATA
Breeding and feeding biology of Greater Sheathbill at Antarctica and Argentine coast. Breeding chronology. Egg morphology and chicks growth (weight, wing lenght, tarsus lenght, bill lenght). Breeding ...


6. Biological, physical and chemical parameters in water and microbial mat samples from ponds in Victoria Valley [K081_2003_2005_NZ_2]
Water and microbial mat communities of the ponds in the Victoria Valley was investigated to test the hypothesis that the gradient in climatic severity associated with latitudinal and altitudinal gradients ...


7. Biological, physical and chemical parameters in water and microbial mat samples from ponds in the Labyrinth area of Wright Valley [K081_2003_2005_NZ_1]
Water and microbial mat communities of the ponds in the Labyrinth area of Wright Valley was investigated to test the hypothesis that the gradient in climatic severity associated with latitudinal and ...


8. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on the registered data on studies of the biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. This dataset is also the parent record ...


9. Photosynthetic physiology (CO2/O2 exchange, optimum temperature and light levels) of common bryophytes species that grow in the melt streams from glaciers in the Dry Valleys [K024_1979_1980_NZ_3]
Previous work (by Rostofer, 1970) covered the photosynthetic physiology of two common bryophyte species (Bryum antarcticum and B. Argenteum) found in the melt-streams from glaciers in the Dry Valleys ...


10. Physiology of Arthropods (Collembola) at Cape Hallett [K140_2002_2003_NZ_2]
Environmental physiology of three species of springtails (Hexapoda: Collembola): (1) Isotoma klovstadi (Isotomidae), (2) Cryptopygus cisantarcticus (Isotomidae) and (3) Friesia grisea (Neanuridae). ...


11. Plasma protein profiles of severely ice-damaged Notothenioidei fish [K058_2005_2008_NZ_2]
A small percentage of the notothenioid fish caught in the McMurdo Sound or Terra Nova Bay region were found to have what was classed as ice damage (oedema) in their eyes, potentially resulting from ...


12. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


13. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity [K021_1998_2008_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artefacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


14. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity - K021_1998_2011_NZ_1 [K021_1998_2011_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artefacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


15. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity - K021_1998_2012_NZ_1 [K021_1998_2012_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artifacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


16. Isolated fungi from physical samples collected from four sites, two with human impact and two with little human influence to assess fungal biodiversity and the impact of humans [K021_1998_2008_NZ_3]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artifacts were collected over the period of 2001-2006 from four sites in Ross Sea Region, including two sites with human impact (influence) ...


17. Muscle histochemistry and characterization of the different metabolic types in fin and trunk muscles [K012_1983_1984_NZ_2]
Four species of Antarctic fish were collected near Scott Base including Pagothenia borchgrevinki, Dissostichus mawsoni, Trematomus bernacchii (all from the Ross Sea) and Rhigophila dearborni (obtained ...


18. Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Defenses in Antarctic Marine Organisms [CDA_AR_BIO_OXIDATIVE_STRESS]
Principal Objectives -Determination of the oxidative stress levels in marine Antarctic organisms (vertebrates and invertebrates), by physiological, biochemical and histochemical techniques: ...


19. Particle dynamics in the water column & in the water-sediment interface & their relationship with the ecophysiology of benthic particle feeders, Potter Cove [JCADM_CDA_DNA_BENTHO-PELAGIC]
In the present project the dynamics of particulate matter at the water-bottom interface will be studied, identifying the role of the main physical forcing factors controlling such dynamics. The relative ...


20. Partners in Flight Landbird Population Estimates (2004) Database [PIF_landbirdbase]
The population size estimates in this database correspond to those presented in the Partners in Flight North American Landbird Conservation Plan (Rich et al. 2004) and The Association of Fish and ...


21. Reproductive Strategies of Antarctic Penguins. 1994-95. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0036_PIN_05]   PARENT METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on: -Colony size, nest position and quality: their impact on reproductive success.Nest size, hatching date and success and number of chicks raised to ...


22. Reproductive biology of notothenioid fish - Analysis of gonadal development from a number of species [K058_2005_2008_NZ_3]
Fish species of the suborder Notothenioidei were captured in the McMurdo Sound or Terra Nova Bay region and basic biological measurements were taken for all fish (length, weight, gonadosomatic indices, ...


23. Reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins [CNDA-ESP_PIN_PAD]   CHILD METADATA
En English: This dataset contains information on the registrated data for the studies of the reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins.This dataset is also the parent record for the following ...


24. Reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins. 1991-92 [CNDA-ESP_ANT91-1264_PIN_02]   PARENT METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on: -Study of factors which determine growth and mortality asymmetry of chicks in the Barbijo Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). -Evaluation of energy ...


25. Reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins. 1993-94 [CNDA-ESP_ANT91-1264_PIN_04]   PARENT METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on: -To establish the factors determining the reproductive success in a Chinstrap penguin Pygoscelis antarctica colony. -To study the reproductive behaviour ...


26. Reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins.1995-96. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0036_PIN_06]   PARENT METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on:First, we analyzed the effect of nest placement inside rookeries with respect to periphery on hatching date, and breeding success. Central nests showed ...


27. Reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins.1996-97. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0036_PIN_07]   PARENT METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on:During the Antarctic summer 1996-1997 we studied severas aspects of the breeding biology of the Chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) in the large ...


28. Reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins.1997-98. [CNDA-ESP_ANT97-1906-E_PIN_08]   PARENT METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on:During the Antarctic summer 1997/98 we studied several aspects of the breeding biology of the Chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) in the colony ...


29. Reproductive strategies of Antarctic penguins.1998-99. [CNDA-ESP_ANT98-1443-E_PIN_09]   PARENT METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on:Some aspects of the breeding biology of the Chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) were studied at the Vapour Col colony (20,000 breeding pairs) ...


30. Response of Deschampsia to environmental conditions during the Antarctic summer [012-98_04]
The data is derived from a study of the reaction of Deschampsia to environmental conditions during the Antarctic summer and consists of biochemical analyses of leaves, analyses by HPLC of lipids, ...


31. Sea Ice Algae of the Saline Lakes of the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_764]
Samples were taken from Ace Lake, Watts Lake, Dingle Lake and Williams Lake. 3-5 ice cores were taken from each lake, in the hope of finding phytoplankton. 13 cm diameter cores, sectioned at 20 cm ...


32. Soil samples and temperature data from Tramway Ridge, Mt Erebus to determine the genetic capabilities and structure of microbial communities [K023_2008_2009_NZ_1]
The study of high temperature extreme environments continues to challenge our understanding of the upper tolerances of microbial life and how life may have originated on earth and possibly other planets. ...


33. Spatial variability in polar soil ecosystems: An integrated study of genes, microbial biodiversity and landform evolution as a baseline for monitoring climate change [ASAC_2952]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2952. See the link below for public details on this project. By studying microbial within species adaptation, species distribution, ecosystem composition, ...


34. Systematics of antarctic plants [ASAC_2361]
Taxonomic studies will utilise primarily the existing AAD collections (approximately 25000) from the herbarium (ADT) with supplemental collections from Antarctica (particularly Victoria Land) and ...


35. Temperature selection, locomotion and feeding behaviour of Antarctic fish [K012_1983_1984_NZ_3]
To test the ability of Antarctic fishes to perceive and react to temperature differences, a temperature gradient from -1.8°C to +5.4°C was set up in a trough and fish were monitored to see which part ...


36. The adaptation of cyanobacterial mats from the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Mt Discovery and the Alph River system to Antarctic environmental extremes [K081_1990_1991_NZ_1]
The microbial adaptations of the cyanobacterial mats of the ponds of the McMurdo Ice Shelf to the environmental extremes experienced at this location, including changes in temperature and salinity, ...


37. The distribution of terrestrial invertebrates at Cape Hallett [K140_2002_2003_NZ_1]
A survey of the terrestrial invertebrates of the ice free areas at Cape Hallett was conducted over three spatial scales: 1) A site-wide survey of the soil and under-stone arthropods of the Cape Hallett ...


38. The ecology and physiology of Antarctic invertebrates at Cape Bird [K140_1997_2000_NZ_1]
The effect of temperature on the terrestrial arthropod fauna at Cape Bird was investigated. The work was carried out over three field season and the site was visited for three periods during each ...


39. The effects of increased PAR and UV on the xanthophyl cycle of Antarctic ice algae [K068_2005_2006_NZ_1]
The xanthophyll cycle is a photo-protection mechanism in phytoplankton which protects the photosynthestic machinery from damage by high light intensities. Sea ice algae in Antarctica live on the ...


40. The effects of melatonin implants on Weddell seals pelage (Leptonychotes weddelli) [K071_1985_1986_NZ_1]
In many animals, seasonal events such as reproduction and changes in pelage are regulated by the alteration in length of daylight throughout the year. These changes in lighting become manifested as ...


41. The effects of pH and drugs on miniature end plate current decay in extraocular muscles of the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki [K012_1982_1983_NZ_2]
Previous experiments indicated that miniature end plate currents (MEPCs) from extraocular muscles of Antarctic fish decay significantly faster than MEPCs from New Zealand temperate fish. As the Antarctic ...


42. The effects of temperature on conduction of the nervous impulse and transmission of the impulse from nerve to muscle in two Antarctic fish and an isopod [K012_1977_1978_NZ_1]
The pattern of cold adaptation in the nervous system of Antarctic fish, with particular attention to the effects of temperature changes on conduction of the nervous impulse and on transmission of ...


43. The energy expenditure by mother Weddell seals during the suckling period [K071_1996_1997_NZ_1]
Weddell seals are well adapted polar animals. They give birth to pups in the Antarctic summer when they haul out onto the ice. While feeding their pups, they have a massive fasting weight loss (and ...


44. The neural biology of Antarctic fish: Measurements of the neural activity from fish semicircular canals in response to head movement [K012_1983_1984_NZ_1]
The input and outputs of a well defined reflex pathway (the vestibulo-ocular reflex - VOR) was described in Antarctic fish to assess the mechanisms of neural cold adaptation at low temperatures. The ...


45. The respiratory physiology of Antarctic fish: resting metabolism, dermal respiration and haemoglobin denaturation investigations [K012_1984_1985_NZ_3]
Metabolic studies were made on 4 common species of notothenioids; Pagothenia borchgrevinki, Trematomus bernacchii, T. centronotus, T. hansoni and on one zoarcid species Rhigophila dearborni. Fish ...


46. The response of deep-sea benthic communities (meio-and macrofaunal structure) to oxygen minimum layer in bathyal zone [GLOBEC_046_CHL_010]   PARENT METADATA
Title: The response of deep-sea benthic communities (meio-and macrofaunal structure) to the oxygen minimum layer in the bathyal zone off Concepcion and monitoring the effects of the the ENSO over ...


47. The response of microbial communities in the ponds of the McMurdo Ice Shelf to autumn-winter-spring freeze conditions (light levels, temperature, salinity, etc) [K081_1995_2000_NZ_1]
Parts of the McMurdo Ice Shelf area is covered by freshwater ponds, many of which contain abundant growths of algae and cyanobacteria and few invertebrate species. The habitat is very variable in ...


48. The role of benthic suspension feeders in Antarctic communities [CNDA-ESP_ANT97-1533-E]
In English: A total of 3457 colonies have been sorted and labeled, and around 72 species of hydroids have been recognized. From the present cruise, 63 anthozoan species have been collected, most ...


49. The spatial and temporal variability of nutrients (nitrogen, phosporous, carbon) and plant biomass (cyanobacterial biofilms) on the McMurdo Ice Shelf ecosystem [K081_1987_1988_NZ_1]
The area near Bratina Island was studied by examining scales (large and small) of variability (spatial and temporal) of nutrients and plant biomass on the McMurdo Ice Shelf (MIS) with an aim to examine ...


50. The structure and environmental physiology of Antarctic cyanobacterial mats in the McMurdo Ice Shelf ecosystem [K081_1989_1990_NZ_1]
A detailed understanding of how cyanobacterial mats in the ponds of the McMurdo Ice Shelf are structured and how they derive their carbon, nitrogen and energy supply was investigated with a broad ...


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