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1. WISSARD Hot Water Drill System design and overall description [Hot_Water_Drill_Systems_NSF_PLR_1146554]
A new, clean, hot-water drill system (HWDS) was developed by the ANDRILL Science Management Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for use in the Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling ...


2. Cold adaptation and functionality of the Antarctic Coastal Benthic Zones [ASAC_1165]
Antarctic sediments and sea-ice are important regulators in global biogeochemical and atmospheric cycles. These ecosystems contain a diverse range of bacteria whose biogeochemical roles remains largely ...


3. WAIS Divide Ice Core Discrete CH4 (80-3403m) [NSIDC-0631]
A project to develop a 50 yr resolution methane data set that will play a pivotal role in developing the WAIS Divide timescale as well as providing a common stratigraphic framework for comparing climate ...


4. Spectral and Broadband Albedo of Antarctic Sea-ice Types [warren_ANT1141275]
The albedo, or reflection coefficient, is a measure of the diffuse reflectivity of an irradiated surface. With the sunlit atmosphere as a light source, and sea-ice as a diffuse reflecting surface, ...


5. Collaborative Research: Byrd Glacier Flow Dynamics [Byrd_flow_dynamics]
This collaborative award includes Investigators associated with NSF PLR awards ANT-0944597 (Stearns) and ANT-0944087 (Hamilton). This is a project to understand the flow dynamics of large, fast-moving ...


6. Leopard and Weddell seal program [ASAC_1144]
2000/2001 season 31 quad based surveys were conducted along the pack-ice edge to identify where leopard seals could be accessed. 31 one hour aerial surveys were also conducted to identify the position ...


7. Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links Between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets [polenet_IPY]
Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets. POLENET is a network of GPS and seismic stations in West Antarctica to determine how the mass ...


8. Cold adaptation in planktonic and sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1126]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1126 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Previous work on anti-freeze proteins ...


9. Proterozoic and Palaeozoic evolution of the Rauer Group [ASAC_1129]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The Gondwana continent existed in the Proterozoic, that is some 500 million years ago, in which Antarctica - Australia - India were once joined as a large landmass. ...


10. Biogeography of spiders on islands of the Southern Ocean [ASAC_1015_spiders]
These data are mainly based on a paper by Phil Pugh (Pugh 2004, Biogeography of spiders on the islands of the Southern Ocean, Journal of Natural History, 38:1461-1487), but has been updated for Subantarctic ...


11. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


12. Assessment of the potential for microbial contamination of antarctic terrestrial habitats resulting from human activities (previously ASAC 870) [ASAC_1093]
This project was a continuation of ASAC project 870 (ASAC_870). The aim of the project is to assess the possible routes for the carriage of microorganisms by humans to Antarctic soil habitats. Such ...


13. 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 ...


14. The influence of water and nutrient availability on bryophyte communities in continental Antarctica [ASAC_1087]
Bryophyte Ecophysiology - response to water and nutrients. This project is also related to ASAC project 1313 (ASAC_1313) - Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring ...


15. 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 ...


16. Biodiversity of Microbial mats in Antarctica [ASAC_1049_Micromat]
From the Micromat home page: Research on microbial biodiversity in Antarctica is still in a starting phase though it is a very promising area of research. Antarctica is characterised by its geographical ...


17. Early Palaeozoic (~500 Ma) versus Neoproterozoic (~1000 Ma) metamorphism within the Vestfold Hills Archaean Craton [ASAC_1066]
ASAC project 1066 conducted Samarium-Neodymium isochron dating of recrystallised mafic dykes located in the SW perimeter of the Vestfold Hills. These dykes have experienced amphibolite-facies metamorphism, ...


18. Metamorphic History of the Larsemann Hills Area [ASAC_105]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 105 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Calc-silicate granulites from the Bolingen ...


19. Neogene Biostratigraphy of the Pagadroma Group [ASAC_1065]
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, ...


20. DMA Antarctic Gravity Data [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics.G01456]   PARENT DIF
The gravity station data (65,164 records) were gathered by various governmental organizations (and academia) using a variety of methods. The data base was received in August, 1993. Principal gravity ...


21. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes information relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number. 1) Isolation data: strain ...


22. Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems [RiSCC]: the periantarctic region [ASAC_1015]
This project is looking at how subantarctic plants and ecosystems will respond to climate change. Global warming is already causing changes in terrestrial ecosystems, and the effects on terrestrial ...


23. Basin Analysis of the Permo-Triassic Amery Group, Northern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_1]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Megafloral remains recovered from the Jetty Member and the upper part of the Flagstone Bench Formation, Amery Group include Dicroidium and Pagiophyllum. ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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, ...


26. MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map [NSIDC-0593]
The MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica 2008-2009 (MOA2009) Image Map consists of two cloud-free digital image maps that show mean surface morphology and a quantitative measure of optical snow grain size on ...


27. Radar Studies of Subglacial Lake Whillans and the Whillans Ice Stream Grounding Zone [NSIDC-0594]
This data set includes ground-based, gridded, ice-penetrating radar thickness and basal reflection power, along with GPS coordinates, for two areas of Whillans Ice Stream: Subglacial Lake Whillans ...


28. Antarctic Art Bibliography [AArt_Bibliography]
This bibliography represents a collection of books, catalogues, leaflets, papers and miscellaneous information about Antarctic Art held in the AAD Library (Australian Antarctic Division), Kingston, ...


29. Measurements and brooding details of Abatus collected at Casey 01/02 and 02/03 [ABATUS_SIZE_YOUNG]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes details of test measurements and numbers of brooded juveniles for Abatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens heart urchins collected from uncontaminated sites in O'Brien Bay and along ...


30. 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 ...


31. Collaborative Research: Continued Study of Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Core [spencer_1043313]
This data set includes ~50-m averaged annual layer thicknesses down to 3403 m depth at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core (WDC06A) as observed visually using diffuse transmitted light ...


32. 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 ...


33. Antarctic Drifting Buoys [AADC-00103]
This dataset contains data from drifting buoys that are along the ice edge or frozen into the ice. The data are observed around the Australian sector of Antarctica and have been recorded since February ...


34. Cardiovascular Research in Antartica [AADC-00084]
This ANARE Research Note examines the modification of major mutable cardiovascular risk factors in members of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE), in isolation for a year ...


35. Casey Station Antarctica Ice Thickness Data [AADC-00107]
This dataset contains records of ice thickness and snow thickness from Casey, Antarctica. Measurements were attempted on a weekly basis and were recorded between 1979 and 1992. The observations are ...


36. Davis Station Antarctica Ice Thickness Data [AADC-00108]
This dataset contains records of ice thickness and snow thickness from Davis Antarctica. Measurements were attempted on a weekly basis and have been recorded since 1957 and are ongoing, although data ...


37. Firn core data from shallow drilling investigations in eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica [AADC-00065]
A shallow firn core drilling program was conducted in eastern Wilkes Land in 1985 by an ANARE glaciological team. In conjunction with surveys carried out on ice sheet topography and snow surface ...


38. Mawson Station Antarctica Ice Thickness Data [AADC-00106]
This dataset contains records of ice thickness and snow thickness from Mawson, Antarctica. Measurements were attempted on a weekly basis and have been recorded since 1954 and are ongoing, although ...


39. Mawson Temperature and Salinity Data [AADC-00109]
This dataset contains temperature and salinity data from CTD observations at Mawson, Antarctica. Profiles to 370m were attempted on an approximately monthly basis between October 1980 and October ...


40. Recent diatom and foraminiferal assemblages in surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica. [AADC-00090]
Surficial bottom sediments collected from Prydz Bay, Antarctica contain three sedimentary facies, four foraminiferal faunas, and two diatom floras. A sandy diamict (Facies Ds) is deposited by iceberg ...


41. Temperature-density, temperature-conductivity and conductivity-density relationships for marine-derived saline lake waters. [AADC-00078]
This dataset is a record of the data in the ANARE Research Notes 78: Temperature-density, temperature-conductivity and conductivity-density relationships for marine-derived saline lake waters. Authors: ...


42. The Breeding Status of Adelie penguins and other birds on the coast of George V Land, Antarctica [AADC-00050]
The following are excerpts from Ensor and Bassett (1987). A census by counts and estimates of Adelie penguin chicks on the George V Land coast of Antarctica between Commonwealth Bay and Buchanan ...


43. Antarctica - Wilkes Land ice velocity from over_snow traverse Doppler Satellite Position data [AAD_Ant_WLD_ice_vel]
Measurements of ice velocity on the surface of the ice sheet in Wilkes Land East Antarctica were made along the routes of oversnow traverses operating out of Casey (66.6 S 110 E). In general, measurements ...


44. Antarctica - Wilkes Land snow / firn temperatures [AAD_Ant_WLD_firn_temp]
Measurements of temperature within the snow / firn cover in Wilkes Land East Antarctica were made along the routes of oversnow traverses operating out of Casey (66.6 S 110 E). In general, measurements ...


45. Temperature Data from the Lakes of the Vestfold Hills Antarctica [AADC-00012]
This dataset contains temperature profile data from 16 saline lakes of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. The data were obtained during the 1985-86 summer season and the latter half of 1987. These lakes ...


46. 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 ...


47. Amount of incinerated waste from Australian Antarctic Stations [SOE_incinerated_waste]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator identifies the total weight of material incinerated, and the weights of the major components on Casey, Davis, Mawson and Macquarie Island stations. The figures ...


48. Annual population counts at selected Adelie Penguin colonies within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_AP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION Breeding populations of Adelie penguins at Davis, Mawson and Casey (including Shirley Island and Whitney Point). ...


49. 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 ...


50. Apparent twin pups of the weddell seal near Mawson, Antarctica [twin_pups]
Phocid seals give birth annually, generally to a single pup. Twins have been reported occasionally, either from observations made in utero or from observations of live pups in the field. Examples ...


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