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1. Ammonite Locations on Seymour Island [UCR_PMS_AMMONITE_01]
Location records for fossil ammonite and belemnite finds in the Maastrichtian Lopez de Bertodano Formation, Seymour Island, Antractica, collected by William Zinsmeister. These data are part of the ...


2. BIOME 6000 (v4.2): Vegetation Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000_Version 4.2]
The Palaeovegetation Mapping Project (generally known as BIOME 6000: Prentice and Webb, 1998) was inaugurated in 1994 with the aim of providing global maps describing the vegetation patterns at 6000±500 ...


3. CLIMAP Climatic Boundary Conditions for 18,000 YBP [NCAR_PALEOCLIMATE]
This data set contains Climatic boundary conditions (CLIMAP) for 18,000 years before present and present, water, soil, glacier, vegetation coverage, sea surface temperature, and elevation are included ...


4. Campanian-Maastrichtian Ammonite Range Charts [UCR_PMS_AMMONITE_02]
Summary of published range charts for Campanian and Maastrichtian ammonites from Seymour Island, Antarctica, and world-wide. The relational database is managed by the CONMAN9 software ...


5. European Catalogue of Tree Ring Chronologies [EURO_TREERINGS]
European catalogue of tree-ring chronologies. A search engine is available to search the database by tre species, laboratory or time period.


6. Mega-Biome Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000_MEGABIOME_Version 4.2]
Most dynamic vegetation models (DGVMs) simulate far fewer PFTs, and hence discriminate far fewer biomes, than the palaeodata allow. In order to facilitate direct comparison with model output, we have ...


7. Optically Stimulated Luminescence Ages of Raised Beaches [Antarctic_Peninsula_Raised_Beaches]
This data set includes optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) ages and elevations obtained from raised beach ridges across the Antarctic Peninsula.


8. Pacific Rim Biodiversity Catalog; U. of Cal. Berkeley [LIFE_BIOLOGY_UCAL_BIODIVERSITY1]
The Pacific Rim Biodiversity Catalog The University of California Berkeley Museum of Paleontology, with the support of the Pacific Rim Research Program, are in the process of compiling a database ...


9. Paleomagnetic Data from DSDP Leg 28 from the Ross Sea [Verosub-DSDP_Leg_28]
Data set contains the primary paleomagnetic and environmental magnetic results from samples collected from Site 270 and Site 274 of DSDP Leg 28. The sites were drilled in 1972-73 and represent the ...


10. Paleomagnetic Data from Eltanin 27-17 from the Ross Sea [Verosub-Eltanin-27-17-1]
Data set contains the primary paleomagnetic data from a study of 682 samples from Eltanin core 27-21 which was collected near Cape Adare in the Ross Sea in 1968. For analysis and interpretation of ...


11. Paleomagnetic Database (GEOMAGIA50) from the University of Helsinki [GEOMAGIA50]
The Geomagnetic Intensity Archive (GEOMAG1A50) database contains all published absolute paleointensity data for the past 50,000 years, including 3702 paleointensity estimates from a collection of ...


12. Permian-Triassic boundary in Antarctica [Retallack2004data_3/21/05]
These data are carbon isotopic values for samples across the Permian-Triassic boundary at six localities in Antarctica


13. Polar Continental Shelf Project Weather Observation Database [Canada_UnivOtt_PolarWeather]
This data set stems from a need to provide on-site weather reconnaissance to aircraft operating in support of arctic field research camps (spring and summer). These camps were operated by the Polar ...


14. The Paleobiology Database [PALEOBIOLOGY_DB]
The Paleobiology Database is a public resource for the scientific community. It has been organized and operated by a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, international group of paleobiological ...


15. University of Arizona Tree Ring Data [NCAR_DS950.0]
One hundred tree ring chronologies were provided by the University of Arizona. The individual chronology lengths vary widely, with the longest one extending from year 1 to ...


16. Sampling glacial erratics along David Glacier [K001D_2017_2018_NZ_1]
We seek to identify the thinning history of the David Glacier since the last glacial maximum, approximately 20,000 years ago. We will do this by sampling glacial erratics deposited on 5 rocky outcrops ...


17. Antarctic Rock and Paleontology Collection [0126095]
Collection of Antarctic rocks, paleobotanical specimens, and vertebrate fossils.


18. Construction and Support of a Polar Rock Repository [USPRR_Construction]
The Office of Polar Programs and polar geologists recognized the value of saving rock collections from Antarctica and created the United States Polar Rock Repository at Ohio State University. ...


19. Cretaceous Vertebrate Fossils from the Antarctic Peninsula [VertPaleo]
This data set includes collections of vertebrate fossils, replicas, and their contextual data. Included within the data set are chondricthyans, teleosts, reptiles, and avian remains. ...


20. EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) [ERDA]
[Adapted from EarthRef home page, "http://earthref.org/databases/ERDA/main.htm"] The EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) contains any type of digital data object associated with the Earth Sciences. Data ...


21. Faunal Turnover and Evolution in Response to Climate Change in Mollusks of the Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula [La_Meseta_Mollusks]
This data set includes numerical collection abundance, morphometrics, and observations of naticid shell-drilling predation in mollusks recovered from the Eocene La Meseta Formation, ...


22. Magnetic Data from Subglacial Clasts, West Antarctic Ice Sheet [NSF0087390]
The goal of this collaborative pilot project was to obtain the first petrological, geochemical, magnetic characterization of subglacial and basal sediments recovered from boreholes drilled to the ...


23. New Zealand International Transantarctic Scientific Expedition (NZ ITASE) - Climate variability measured from ice cores taken along the Victoria Land Coast [K049_1999_2008_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
The climate of the Victoria Land Coast is created by the interacting influences of the Dry Valleys, East Antarctic Ice Sheet and the Ross Sea. Slight changes can significantly alter local weather ...


24. Palaeomagnetic measurements on rocks from Mt Crean to determine the continental drift of gondwanaland [K045_1994_1995_NZ_1]
The Beacon sediments of East Antarctica were deposited over the Devonian to Triassic geological periods, from 400 to 200 million years ago. Palaeomagnetic measurements on these rocks provide information ...


25. Paleomagnetic samples and geological mapping of the basement geology of the Daniels Range and the Rennick Glacier area in North Victoria Land [K017_1981_1982_NZ_1]
A collection of paleomagnetic rock samples including Jurassic volcanics and dolerites, Beacon Supergroup, Devonian-Carboniferous volcanics, Paleozoic Granitoids and Cambrian Volcanics and sediments ...


26. Permian-Triassic Strata for Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica [0440919]
The data set consist of rocks samples, stratigraphic columns, and paleocurrent data. This project studies fossils from two to three hundred million year old rocks in the Allan Hills ...


27. Permian-Triassic study 2011 [saltzman_OPP]
Samples collected during 2007 field season with David Elliot and Matt Saltzman at Ohio State. Shackleton Glacier area.


28. Rock samples from the Cloudmaker and Oliver Bluffs in the Beardmore Glacier region. [K001BR_2010_2011_NZ_1]   PARENT METADATA
Samples were collected from the Cloudmaker and Oliver Bluffs and are accompanied by the geomorphic, petrographic, and structural information, and GPS position and elevation data.


29. Sedimentological and palaentological examination of the Devonian Horlick formation in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains [K026_1979_1980_NZ_1]
15 sections of the Horlick formation were measured in detail along the Ohio escarpment from Discovery Ridge to Lackey Ridge. The Ohio Range contains the only well exposed record of unequivocally marine ...


30. Seymour Island La Meseta High-Res Stable Isotopes [LCI_Seymour]
The data are stable oxygen and carbon isotopic ratios from macrofossils in the La Meseta Formation (Eocene) of Seymour Island. Taxa include naticid gastropods, brachiopods, and most importantly ...


31. Soil chemistry and soil CO2 concentration and isotopic composition from sites in Taylor Valley and the Lake Wellman area [K072_2008_2010_NZ_1]
This study aimed to understand the origin and dynamics of pedogenic carbonate in Antarctic soils, with a long-term view to understanding the formation of carbonate and the storage and turnover of ...


32. Soil studies of the Ross Sea Region 1959-2009 [K150_1959_2009_NZ_1]
Antarctic soils have been investigated in the Ross Sea Region for 50 years. The cumulative studies have resulted in a large literature base of knowledge on various subjects on the soils from various ...


33. Soil, surface rocks and stone samples from the Beacon Valley area for microtexture analysis of quartz grains [K105_1997_1998_NZ_2]
Samples from pits, surface rocks, stones and from outcrops were collected for examination and analysis to determine the processes which quartz grains from the Beacon sandstone have been through before ...


34. Stratigraphic section description and processing of phytoliths and pollen (microfossils) samples from Wellar Coal Measures, the Feather Sandstone and Lashley Formation from Allan Hills [K042_2001_2002_NZ_1]
Stratigraphic sections from the Weller Coal Measures, the Feather Sandstone, and the Lashley Formation were described from the Allan Hills. 115 samples were taken from these rocks and processes for ...


35. Surveys and detailed investigations of Holocene raised beaches on the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape to Depot Island [K052_1984_1985_NZ_2]
The Holocene raised beaches along the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape north to Depot Island were investigated. Raised beach ridge suites contain records of relative sea level change that can ...


36. The ANDRILL drilling project - 1284.87 m and 1138.54 m sediment cores from below the McMurdo/Ross Ice Shelf [K001_ANDRILL]   CHILD METADATA
ANDRILL (ANtarctic DRILLing project) is a multinational (Germany, Italy, New Zealand and USA) initiative to investigate the climate and tectonic history of Antarctica by recovering deep sediment ...


37. The Devonian trace fossils of the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area [K026_1988_1989_NZ_1]
The principle aim of this expedition was to extend the knowledge of Devonian trace fossils in the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area, to relate them to earlier published research in the Dry Valley ...


38. The Dry Valleys Drilling Project [Dry_Valley_Drilling_Project]
The Dry Valleys Drilling Project (DVDP) was predominately an international project between scientists from New Zealand, the US, and Japan, which drilled 14 holes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica (especially ...


39. The PALEOMAP Project: Paleogeographic Atlas, Plate Tectonic Software, and Paleoclimate Reconstructions [PALEOMAP_Progress Report #90]
The PALEOMAP project produces paleogreographic maps illustrating the Earth's plate tectonic, paleogeographic, climatic, oceanographic and biogeographic development from the Precambrian to the Modern ...


40. The collection of fossils, qualitative microbial studies and nitrogen fixation rates of the soils from several sites in the Ross Sea region [K052_1980_1981_NZ_1]
Preliminary qualitative microbiological studies were conducted at several sites in the Ross Sea Region including Cape Bird, Taylor Valley, Wright Valley and Shapeless Mountain and Mistake Peak on ...


41. The direction of magma flow and behaviour of the magma in the formation of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province 180 million years ago, Pandora Spyre and Terra Cotta Mountain, Victoria Land [K061_2007_2008_NZ_1]
Exposed at Terra Cotta Mountain and Pandora Spyre are vertical bladelike bodies of basaltic rock which cut across older pale colored sedimentary rocks. The pathway the magma took to the earth's surface ...


42. The direction of magma flow in the formation of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province 180 million years ago, Coombs Hills, Victoria Land [K061_2005_2006_NZ_1]
Exposed at Coombs Hills are vertical bladelike bodies of basaltic rock that cut across older white sedimentary rocks and through deposits of a Jurassic volcanic complex (Mawson Formation). The majority ...


43. The direction of magma flow in the formation of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province 180 million years ago, Mt Gran and Terra Cotta Mountain, Victoria Land [K061_2004_2005_NZ_1]
An outcrop of the 'plumbing system' of one of the largest volcanic events known was investigated at Mt Gran and Terra Cotta Mountain (Victoria Land) to determine how magma reached the surface to feed ...


44. The mechanics of basin formation processes of Beacon sediments in south Victoria Land [K042_1989_1990_NZ_4]
The Taylor and Victoria Group sediments in south Victoria Land were investigated to determine the mechanics of basin formation processes. Beacon sediments between Mt Metschel in the south and Robinson ...


45. The physical features and dynamics of Ferrar dolerite dykes and sills within the Allan Hills, Victoria Land [K061_2006_2007_NZ_1]
At Allan Hills, dykes and sills are respectively sub-vertical and sub-horizontal magma bodies of fine textured basaltic rock, remnants of the formation of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province when large ...


46. The stratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy of surface and subsurface late Cenozoic Ross Sea drift from drill cores taken in the eastern Taylor Valley [K010_1980_1983_NZ_1]
In the 1980/81 and 1982/83 Antarctic field seasons, drilling and mapping were undertaken as part of a programme in the eastern Taylor Valley to investigate the late Cenozoic glacial history of the ...


47. The structure and origin of the Strand Moraines, McMurdo Sound [K042_1983_1984_NZ_1]
Geological work on the Strand Moraines, an area believed to be partly grounded ice cored moraine, that may be a relic of the Last Glaciation 20,000-50,000 years ago, was conducted. A study to account ...


48. Trace fossils and their relationship to the sediment in the Beacon supergroup [K026_1976_1977_NZ_1]
The trace fossils in Devonian age sediments of the Lower Beacon supergroup were observed and measured to determine their relationship to sediment. Although they are not age diagnostic, the trace fossils ...


49. Triassic paleoecology in south Victoria Land: A vegetation model (plant fossils and palaeosols) in Triassic alluvial plains [K042_1982_1983_NZ_6]
Triassic plant fossils and palaeosols were sampled from four mountains (Mt Bastion, Portal Mountain, Shapeless Mountain and Allan Hills) with the aim of establishing a model of vegetation on the Triassic ...


50. Tropical Climates At The Last Glacial Maximum [LGM_TROPICAL]
The LGM Tropical Terrestrial Data Synthesis (Farrera et al., 1999) contains quantitative reconstructions of mean temperature of the coldest month (MTCO) and mean annual ground temperature ...


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