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1. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002_2002.00]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


2. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005_2005.00]
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 ...


3. 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2008_2008.00]
The 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality ...


4. 2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012_2012.00]
The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), ...


5. 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2014_2014.00]
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on 20 performance indicators in the following 9 policy categories: health impacts, air quality, water and sanitation, water resources, ...


6. 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2016_2016.00]
The 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on 20 performance indicators in the following 9 policy categories: health impacts, air quality, water and sanitation, water resources, ...


7. ABoVE: Landsat-derived Burn Scar dNBR across Alaska and Canada, 1985-2015 [ABoVE_Fire_Severity_dNBR_1564_1]
This dataset contains differenced Normalized Burned Ratio (dNBR) at 30-m resolution calculated for burn scars from fires that occurred within the Arctic Boreal and Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) ...


8. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_2004EVI_2004.00]
The 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 111 variables for 235 countries and territories. This index ...


9. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11_1.01]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections, Version 1.1 contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 ...


10. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING_1.0]
The Wellbeing of Nations portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains a subset of 123 variables assembled from the Wellbeing of Nations, which assesses ...


11. LTER Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - June 2001 surface water bacterial productivity at ten Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER sampling sites - page12_LTER_GCE_BCT-GCEM-0302a [page12_LTER_GCE_BCT-GCEM-0302a]   PARENT METADATA
Surface water samples were collected during low tide survays near ten Georgia Coastal Ecosystem LTER sampling sites in June, 2001. The incorporation of tritiated leucine in unfiltered samples during ...


12. LTER Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - October 2001 surface water bacterial productivity at ten Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER sampling sites - page12_LTER_GCE_BCT-GCEM-0302b [page12_LTER_GCE_BCT-GCEM-0302b]   PARENT METADATA
Surface water samples were collected during low tide survays near ten Georgia Coastal Ecosystem LTER sampling sites in October, 2001. The incorporation of tritiated leucine in unfiltered samples during ...


13. China Dimensions Data Collection: Agricultural Statistics of the People's Republic of China: 1949-1990 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_STAT_1949-1990_1.0]
China Dimensions Data Collection: Agricultural Statistics of the People's Republic of China, 1949-1990 is an historical collection of agricultural statistical data compiled by China's State Statistical ...


14. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000_2000.00]
The 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is an exploratory effort to construct an index that measures the ability of a nation's economy to achieve sustainable development, with the ...


15. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001_2001.00]
The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering 122 countries that measures the overall progress ...


16. 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2010_2010.00]
The 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 163 countries on environmental performance based on twenty-five indicators grouped within ten core policy categories addressing environmental health, ...


17. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...


18. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


19. A Study of the Nitrogen-fixing Microbiota of Macquarie Island Plant Communities [ASAC_194]
The nitrogen fixing biota of Macquarie Island are dominated by cyanobacteria growing epiphytically or symbiotically with plants or lichens. Highest rates of acetylene reduction (N-fixation) were found ...


20. A dataset of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic invertebrates [block_invertebrates]
The dataset was compiled from papers entered into Block's bibliography of invertebrate occurrences in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic. The dataset provides a comprehensive list of all terrestrial ...


21. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


22. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


23. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


24. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


25. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


26. AAV30708 Biogeochemistry - CO2 and Alkalinity bottle data collected on the CEAMARC Cruise of the Aurora Australis [CEAMARC_CASO_AAV30708_Biogeochemistry]
Total carbon dioxide and total alkalinity analysis of niskin bottle samples collected on CTD casts. All data have been stored in a single excel file. Measurements were made on the CEAMARC voyage ...


27. AAliens in Antarctica tourist and scientist numbers 2007 - 2008 [Aliens_in_Ant_Visitor_Numbers]   PARENT METADATA
One Excel worksheet is provided. This contains estimates of the number of scientists (including their support personnel) landing at ice-free locations in Antarctica. Estimates were derived from station ...


28. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


29. ARGOS Tracking Data of Fur Seals from Macquarie Island in 1997-1999 [AAS_859_Fur_Seals_MI_1997_1999]
The populations of fur seals on Australia's two subantarctic islands were exterminated by uncontrolled sealing in the 19th century. Only in the latter half of the 20th century have populations commenced ...


30. Abundance, Life-cycle and Potential Productivity of 'Euphausia superba' and its Relationship With Other Zooplankton in Prydz Bay, Antarctica [ASAC_229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 229 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: In January 1985 a net sampling survey ...


31. Adelie Penguin Dietary Data From Bechervaise Island Antarctica [Adelie_diet_BI]
This dataset contains the results from surveys on the feeding habits of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) on Bechervaise Island, Mawson, Antarctica. Surveys have been conducted since 1991, and ...


32. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Davis Area, Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_D_73]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore islands) ...


33. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Mawson Area Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from aerial ...


34. Adelie penguin breeding success for Bechervaise Island, Mawson [breeding_success_BI]
Adelie penguin breeding success records for Bechervaise Island, Mawson since 1990-91. Data include counts of occupied nests and chick counts when either 2/3 of the nests have creched or when all ...


35. Adelie penguin foraging trip duration, Bechervaise Island, Mawson [foraging_trip_duration_BI]
Adelie penguin foraging trip duration records for Bechervaise Island, Mawson since 1991-92. Data include average male and female foraging trip durations for both the guard and creche stages of the ...


36. Adelie penguin nest census data for Bechervaise Island, Mawson [nest_census_BI]
Adélie penguin daily nest census data for the study nests on Béchervaise Island, Mawson from 1991 onwards. Daily or twice daily observations of presence of male, female, egg and chick ...


37. Adelie penguin nest records for Bechervaise Island, Mawson [nest_recs_BI]
Adélie penguin nest records for 300 study nests at Béchervaise Island, Mawson since 1990-91. Data include dates of lay, hatch, creche, incubation trips, and breeding success for pairs ...


38. Adelie penguin population counts for Bechervaise, Verner and Petersen Islands, Mawson [population_counts_BI]
Intermittent Adélie penguin population counts for Béchervaise, Verner and Petersen Islands, Mawson since 1971. Data include counts of occupied nests for the post 1990/91 data conducted ...


39. Aerial Photographic Census of Birds in the Windmill Islands in 1990-91 [ASAC_1219_AAT_Img_C_90]   PARENT METADATA
Population data derived from counts of penguins on aerial photographs taken at 500m altitude. Odbert Island colonies were not photographed as the island is within ASPA 103. 23 flight runs were made. ...


40. Alien invertebrates collected though the Australian Antarctic Program 2000-2013 [Aliens_in_Antarctica_Invertebrates_2000_2013]
To quantify and identify alien invertebrate transfer to Antarctica our research utilised two methods. Firstly, we examined the Australian Antarctic Division's (AAD) alien invertebrate collection ...


41. Alien plant survey Macquarie Island 2010_11 [MI2010_11_Alien-plant-survey_JDS]   PARENT METADATA
The data are location and abundance data of alien plants found during a systematic survey of Macquarie Island. It relates to three species Poa annua, Cerastium fontanum and Stellaria media. It is ...


42. Aliens in Antarctica - Clothing Item and Propagule data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_visitor_data]   PARENT METADATA
In the 2007/2008 southern summer season a stratified random selection of travellers to the Antarctic were sampled for propagules on their way to Antarctica or sub-Antarctic islands. This dataset ...


43. Aliens in Antarctica - General Visitor Survey and Visitor Clothing Survey data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_survey_data]   PARENT METADATA
In principle all Antarctic visitors in the 2007/2008 southern summer season received a questionnaire called the General Visitor Survey (GVS) about previous use of their clothing and other equipment, ...


44. Aliens in Antarctica - Seed Identifications data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_seed_identifications]   PARENT METADATA
In the 2007/2008 southern summer season a stratified random selection of travellers to the Antarctic were sampled for propagules on their way to Antarctica or sub-Antarctic islands. This file lists ...


45. Aliens in Antarctica - project to study exotic species and visitors in the Antarctic [ASAC_2904]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2904 See the link below for public details on this project. International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica will assess the threat of humans ...


46. Aliens in Antarctica Project - Inspection of fresh food for alien propagules [ASAC_2904_Food]   PARENT METADATA
International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica project aims to identify human-mediated pathways for alien propagules into the Antarctic ecosystem (www.aliensinantarctica.aq). As part of this ...


47. Alkane mono-oxygenase clone library from Macquarie Island soil [MI_alk_clones]
This dataset consists of 81 DNA sequences of the alkane mono-oxygenase gene. The sequence data are in FASTA format which can be opened with any word-processing or sequence analysis software. The ...


48. Alkane mono-oxygenase genes from marine sediment near Casey [casey_alk_clones]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset consists of 67 DNA sequences of the alkane mono-oxygenase gene. The sequence data are in FASTA format which can be opened with word-processing as well as sequence analysis software. ...


49. All identification photos taken of whales during the NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea 2015 [AAS_4102_all_photo_ID_images_2015]   PARENT METADATA
All photos taken during the NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea 2015 in an attempt to get a best photo identification image of blue whales, killer whales, humpback whales and ...


50. 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 ...


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