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1. Glaciological Investigations of the Bulge and Trunk of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0380]
This data set contains radar data from the Kamb Ice Stream (KIS), formerly known as Ice Stream C, in West Antarctica. The project was part of a larger study to assess the likelihood of ice stream ...


2. Ice Velocity Data from Ice Stream C, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0106]
Ice velocity data from ice stream C, including the body of the ice stream and its area of onset, are available. The investigator calculated velocities from precise ice displacement measurements made ...


3. Cenozoic History of the East Antarctic Icesheet - Studies of the Pagodroma Tillite and Related Strate, Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_755]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: During November and December 1985, we examined outcrops of the Sirius Formation in the Miller, Queen Alexandra (The Cloudmaker), and Dominion ...


4. Dialects and Usage Patterns of Weddell Seal 'Leptonychotes weddelli' Underwater Vocalisations [ASAC_556]
Underwater recordings of vocalisations of Weddell seals were obtained at 8 locations within the Vestfold Hills (7) and Larsemann Hills (1). The recordings were made near groups of seals on the ice ...


5. Ecology and Zoogeography of Parasites of Antarctic Fish [ASAC_67]
The body surface, mouth, gills, internal organs and tissues of 368 teleost fish of 26 species from Prydz Bay, Heard Island, Macquarie Island, Davis Station and Casey Station in Antarctica were examined ...


6. 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 ...


7. Molecular Taxonomy of an Antarctic, Mycoplasma-like Organism: Sequence of the 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene [ASAC_504]
An obligately anaerobic bacterium that lacked a cell wall was isolated from the hypolimnion of Ace Lake, Antarctica. Cells were very pleomorphic, forming cocci, filaments up to 25 micrometres in ...


8. Morphology, Taxonomy and Ecology of Terrestrial Antarctic Ciliates and Testaceans (Protozoa) [ASAC_565]
Project 565: The database provides a list of species of ciliates and testate amoebae (Protozoa: Ciliophora; Testacea) recorded in various edaphic habitats, e.g., mineral soils (fellfield), ornithogenic ...


9. Observatory Operations - All Sky Imager Data from the Australian Antarctic Territory and Macquarie Island [ASAC_527_allsky]
All Sky Imager Systems (ASIS) are deployed at Casey, Davis, Macquarie island and Mawson. These systems are autonomous data collection systems which record All Sky Imager data during periods of darkness ...


10. Observatory Operations - Riometer and Magnetometer Data from the Australian Antarctic Territory and Riometer Data from Macquarie Island [ASAC_527]
An analogue data acquisition system (ADAS), designed to collect time-stamped, time series data from any analogue signal is currently used to log data from the riometer, magnetic pulsations and fluxgate ...


11. 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 ...


12. Production and Fate of Dissolved and Particulate Organic Matter During Antarctic Phytoplankton Blooms [ASAC_630]
From the abstract of one of the papers: Phytoplankton biomass and speciation were monitored at an inshore site near Davis Station, East Antarctica during three consecutive summer seasons (December-February, ...


13. Sedimentary Processes in the Fjord-like Embayments of the Vestfold and Larsemann Hills [ASAC_705]
Ellis Fjord is a small, fjord-like marine embayment in the vestfold Hills, eastern Antarctica. Modern sediment input is dominated by a biogenic diatom rain, although aeolian, fluvial, ice-rafted, ...


14. Surface ice flow characteristics in the Framnes Mountains [ASAC_599]
From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: Ice-movement surveys in the Framnes Mountains from austral summers 1993-1994 and 1994-1995 are presented with complementary surface elevations and ...


15. Trace Element Chemistry of Antarctic Saline Lakes and Fjords [ASAC_568]
From the referenced paper: The frigid concentration or freezing of seawater is an important natural phenomenon in the polar regions and results in the precipitation of a different sequence of salts ...


16. Upper Palaeozoic Studies - Amery Group at Beaver Lake [ASAC_53]
From the abstract of the referenced papers: The northern Prince Charles Mountains overlook the western side of the 700km long Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf drainage system. Within these mountains, ...


17. AWS Data: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and Their Potential Effect on Ice Core Interpretation [NSIDC-0283]
This data set contains Automated Weather Station (AWS) data from two sites. The Mac site was oriented on the rough sastrugi-covered windward face and the Zoe site was on the glazed leeward face. The ...


18. Airborne Laser Altimetry of the Thwaites Glacier Catchment, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0334]
This data set includes airborne altimetry collected over the catchment and main trunk of Thwaites Glacier, one of Antarctica's most active ice streams.


19. Antarctic Subglacial Lake Classification Inventory [NSIDC-0336]
This data set is an Antarctic radar-based subglacial lake classification collection, which focuses on the radar reflection properties of each given lake.


20. High-resolution Image-derived Grounding and Hydrostatic Lines for the Antarctic Ice Sheet [NSIDC-0489]
This data set provides grounding line and hydrostatic line locations for the Antarctic coastline and islands around Antarctica. The data are derived using customized software to combine data from ...


21. Siple Dome Core Date from Measurement of the d18O of Paleoatmospheric Oxygen [NSIDC-0123]
This data set is part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Cores (WAISCORES) project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea level change. ...


22. Collaborative Research: Integrating Geomorphological and Paleoecological Studies to Reconstruct Neogene Environments of the Transantarctic Mountains [ANT-0739700_BU-054-004]
This project studies the last vestiges of life in Antarctica from exceptionally well-preserved fossils of tundra life--mosses, diatoms, ostracods, Nothofagus leaves, wood, and insect remains recently ...


23. HMO-PSWS Vector Magnetic Field Studies at SANAE IV, Antarctica [HMO-PSWSS_NADSFS1]
Vector magnetic field studies at SANAE IV, Antarctica, are conducted with a FGE suspended magnetometer, manufactured by the Danish Meteorological Institute. It is a In Situ land based application ...


24. Marine Mammals Sightings Database; NMML [EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal2]
Marine mammal sightings and sighting efforts are included in this data set. Includes position, time, date, weather conditions, number of animals sighted, species ...


25. Millennial Scale Fluctuations of Dry Valleys Lakes: Implications for Regional Climate Variability and the Interhemispheric (a)Synchrony of Climate Change [berger_0124049]
This Collaborative Research award supports a project headed by Dr. B. Hall to add to the understanding of what drives glacial cycles near the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Her project aimed to integrate the ...


26. 10 m firn temperature data: LGB traverses 1990-95 [LGB_10m_traverse]
The Lambert Glacier Basin (LGB) series of five oversnow traverses were conducted from 1989-95. Ten metre depth (10 m) firn temperatures, as a proxy indicator of annual mean surface temperature at ...


27. 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. ...


28. 1988/89 Summer season, surveying and mapping program, Mawson - North Prince Charles Mountains - Davis [Survey_1988_89_Mawson_npcms]
Field season report of these programs: 1988/89 Summer Season surveying and mapping North Prince Charles Mountains; ...mapping program Northern PCM's - Mawson Doppler Translocation Support; ....mapping ...


29. 2000+ Year Detailed, Calibrated Climate Reconstruction from a South Pole Ice Core Set in an Antarctic - Global Scale Context [mayewski_0636506]
SPRESSO ice core SPRESSO data produced by E. Korotkikh and P. A. Mayewski (Climate Change Institute, University of Maine) The South Pole SPRESSO (South Pole Remote Earth Science and Seismological ...


30. 2004 Snapshot of bird species in the Antarctic - data from World Bird Database [Avibase_WBDB_Ant_snapshot]
From the World Bird Database website: This checklist includes all bird species found in Antarctica, based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources ...


31. 2008 South Pole Firn Air Methane Isotopes [sowers_0739491]
This project will involve the measurement of methane and other trace gases in firn air collected at South Pole, Antarctica. The analyses will include: methane isotopes, light non-methane hydrocarbons ...


32. 500 metre interval contours of Antarctica derived from ERS radar altimetry data. [ERS_CONT_500_ANT]
500 metre interval contours of the Antarctic continent derived from slope corrected orthometric heights that were captured using ERS radar altimetry.


33. A GIS dataset of bird nests mapped in the Windmill Islands by Frederique Olivier and Drew Lee during the 2002-2003 season [BIRDSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of bird nests, mostly snow petrels, mapped in the Windmill ...


34. A collection of logs and documentation associated with the BROKE voyage of the Aurora Australis in the 1995/1996 season [BROKE_Documentation_Logs]
A collection of scanned logs and documentation from the BROKE cruise of the Aurora Australis in the 1995/1996 season. Available logs include: BROKE V4 1995/1996 Catch Composition - 2 Logs BROKE ...


35. A comparison of sea-ice thickness measurements made using ship-mounted and airborne electromagnetic induction devices [ASAC_1342]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1342 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project involves field trialling of software written ...


36. 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 ...


37. A digital terrain model of Antarctica in Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN) format, derived from ERS Radar Altimetry. [ERS_DTM_TIN_ANT]
ESRI formatted triangular irregular network (TIN) of the Antarctic continental terrain, derived from ERS radar altimeter data. The TIN is unreliable in latitudes south of 82 degrees south and steep ...


38. A guide to the fish otoliths from waters off the Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and Macquarie Islands [AADC-00043]
Otoliths from 76 fish species are illustrated and described as an aid to the identification of stomach contents of Antarctic birds and mammals. Material was obtained from waters off Australian Antarctic ...


39. 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, ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. A qualitative investigation into scavenging of airborne sea salt over Macquarie Island. [ANARE-26]
A comparative study made on the amount of sea salt (dominantly NaCl) deposited on Macquarie Island due to atmospheric precipitation. It is found that the scavenging of solid salt particles alone ...


43. ANARE Health Register [ASAC_12]
The ANARE Health Register, which has been in operation since 1987, is designed to gather, store, analyse and report on all health related events occurring in the ANARE population. The principal aims ...


44. AVHRR Images of Antarctica from the Antarctic Meteorology Centre - Casey HRPT receiver [AVHRR_Imagery]
AVHRR satellite imagery of Eastern Antarctica, captured by the NOAA12 satellite. Data have been collected since June of 1996, but not all locations have archives dating back to this time. Images ...


45. Adelie Penguin Colonies - Mawson Area and Rookery Islands [ANARE-71]
This dataset includes Adelie penguin colonies and coastline digitised from Eric J. Woehler, G.W. Johnstone and Harry R. Burton, 'ANARE Research Notes 71, The distribution and abundance of Adelie penguins, ...


46. 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) ...


47. 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 ...


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


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


50. 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 ...


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