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1. Erythemal UV radiation at Davis station summer 1998 [UV_Davis]
Data provides the date, time and 10 min cumulative erythemal irradiance at Davis Station for downwelling solar radiation and the irradiance at depth beneath neutral density screen (ND-polythene) and ...


2. A census of penguin colony counts (provided to OBIS) from the year 1900 to 1996 in the Antarctic Region [FAUNA_PENGUIN_COLONY]
This dataset is a census of penguin colony counts from the year 1900 in the Antarctic region. It forms part of the Inventory of Antarctic seabird breeding sites within the Antarctic and subantarctic ...


3. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Inventory of Antarctic Rock Specimens Held in Australian Institutions [BMRGG_InventoryRocks]
This Record provides details of rock specimens from Antarctic which are held in various institutions in Australia and which may be available to bona fide research workers. Those wishing to obtain ...


4. Ice Station Polarstern. Aerial photographs over sea ice taken during the ISLOP project [ISPOL_Aerial_photos]
Aerial photography over Antarctic sea ice using a digital Nikon D1x camera. Flights were conducted around the edges of a triangular array of drifting buoys each transmitting GPS location. Flights ...


5. Notes on the Iron Content of the Blood and Liver of some Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Animals [iron_liver]
Introduction: During the seasons of 1954-1956 samples of liver and blood were collected from animals at Heard Island and Antarctica by members of the Australian Antarctic Expeditions. These samples ...


6. 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 ...


7. Contribution of dinoflagellates to Antarctic coastal zone carbon flux [ASAC_988]
Some scanning electron microscope images were taken of dinoflagellates sampled as part of this project. A catlogue of the images taken is provided as part of the download file at the url given below. ...


8. Corrosivity Mapping of Antarctica utilising exposure of standard alloy coupons [ASAC_537]
Antarctica is the world's coldest, driest, highest and least polluted continent. Accepted wisdom is that atmospheric corrosion rates in Antarctica should be low because of the extreme dry cold. ...


9. Palaeoclimate Analysis of Sediment Cores from the Fjords and Lakes of the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_784]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The relationship between surface sediment diatom assemblages and measured limnological variables in 33 coastal Antarctic lakes was examined by ...


10. Photosynthetic rates of Antarctic sea-ice algae [ASAC_854]
From the abstract of one of the papers: Oxygen microelectrodes were used to measure the photosynthetic rates of Antarctic fast ice algal mats. Using the oxygen flux across the diffusive boundary ...


11. Selected geomorphologic and stratigraphic investigations, Vestfold Hills [ASAC_959]
From the short note: The ANTARES Accelerator Mass Spectrometry facility at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is conducting a comprehensive program in the application ...


12. The effects of UV-B radiation on the nutritional composition of Antarctic phytoplankton [ASAC_872]
The actual piece of equipment used was an International Light IL 1700Radiometer equipped with broad band detectors to measure PAR, UV-A and erythemal UV-B. The effects of UV-B radiation on the fatty ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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, ...


15. 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, ...


16. Checklist of insect species from the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic - 1954 [Antarctic_subantarctic_insects_checklist_1954]
Copied of a scanned document containing a check list from 1954 of known insect species from the Antarctic and sub-antarctic. Taken from the report: This check list contains all known records of ...


17. MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 5km, Version 5 [MOD29L2C_C5_NRT]
MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Sea Ice Extent 5-Min L2 Swath 5km (MOD29) data set contains fields for sea ice by reflectance, sea ice by reflectance pixel Quality Assessment (QA), Ice Surface ...


18. MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 5km, Version 5 [MOD10L2C_C5_NRT]
The MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 5km (MOD10L2C) data set contains snow cover and Quality Assessment (QA) data, latitudes and longitudes in compressed Hierarchical ...


19. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice-Daily 25 km EASE-Grid Composites [NSIDC-0094]
This data set is no longer available because of errors in the data. See the Error ...


20. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice-Daily 5 km EASE-Grid Composites [NSIDC-0066]
This data set is no longer available due to errors in the data. See the Error Sources ...


21. Antarctic 5-km Digital Elevation Model from ERS-1 Altimetry [NSIDC-0076]
This data set provides a digital elevation model (DEM) for Antarctica to 81.5 degrees south latitude, at a resolution of 5 km. Approximately twenty million data points were used to generate this data ...


22. Antarctic Ice Velocity Data [NSIDC-0070]
This compilation of recent ice velocity data of the Antarctic ice sheet is intended for use by the polar scientific community. The data are presented in tabular form (ASCII), containing latitude, ...


23. Bootstrap Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS [NSIDC-0079]
This sea ice concentration data set was derived using measurements from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on the Nimbus-7 satellite and from the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager ...


24. DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0032]
This Level-3 Equal-Area Scalable Earth-Grid (EASE-Grid) Brightness Temperature data set, collected since 09 July 1987, is a part of the NOAA/NASA Pathfinder Program. The data set consists of gridded ...


25. Dominion Range Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1984 and 1985 [NSIDC-0087]
Information from snow pits and an ice core were collected at Dominion Range (location - 166 10' East, 85 15' South, elevation - 2,700m) in 1984-1985. The 6 meter snow pit was dug and sampled in 1984-1985 ...


26. Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Ice Core, 1991 and 1992 [NSIDC-0089]
Major ion concentration values (Na, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4, MSA) were analyzed from a 20-meter ice core drilled in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica (location - 65 01' East, 75 00' South, elevation - 2,900 ...


27. GEOSAT Radar Altimeter DEM Atlas of Antarctica North of 72.1 degrees South [NSIDC-0075]
The Antarctic atlas consists of 28 digital elevation maps which cover all of Antarctica north of 72.1 degrees south at a resolution of three kilometers. Each map contains surface elevations and coordinates ...


28. IPAB Antarctic Drifting Buoy Data [NSIDC-0084]
The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) International Programme for Antarctic Buoys (IPAB), through participating research organizations in various countries, maintains a network of drifting buoys ...


29. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0080]
The Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperature product provides near-real-time brightness temperatures for both ...


30. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations [NSIDC-0081]
This data set provides a near-real-time (NRT) map of sea ice concentrations for both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The near-real-time ...


31. Newall Glacier Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1987 to 1989 [NSIDC-0088]
Snow pit and ice core data from the Newall Glacier (location - 162 30' East, 77 35' South) were collected during 1987 and 1988. These include information on chemistry, Beta profiles and stratigraphy. ...


32. Nimbus-5 ESMR Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0077]
The Nimbus-5 Electrically Scanning Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) data set consists of gridded brightness temperature arrays for the Arctic and Antarctic, spanning 11 December 1972 through 16 May 1977. ...


33. Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0071]
This data set consists of brightness temperatures acquired from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on board the Nimbus-7 Pathfinder satellite. The brightness temperatures have been ...


34. Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project Digital Elevation Model Version 2 [NSIDC-0082]
The high-resolution Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project (RAMP) Digital Elevation Model (DEM) combines topographic data from a variety of sources to provide consistent coverage of all of Antarctica. ...


35. Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data [NSIDC-0051]
This data set is generated from brightness temperature data derived from the following sensors: the Nimbus-7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR), the Defense Meteorological Satellite ...


36. Seasat and GEOSAT Altimetry for the Antarctic and Greenland Ice Sheets [NSIDC-0053]

Note: This data set is now on FTP so references to CD-ROM are historic and no longer applicable.

The Ice Altimetry System (IAS) data seet contains surface elevations ...


37. Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History 1994, 1996 [NSIDC-0085]
The Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History project was part of Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES), an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice ...


38. South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989 [NSIDC-0086]
Information from 6-meter snow pits dug close to the South Pole in austral summer 1988-1989 by the Glacier Research Group of the University of New Hampshire (location - 38 km on grid 90 from South ...


39. DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0001]
NSIDC produces daily gridded brightness temperature data from orbital swath data generated by the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I) aboard the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) ...


40. Nimbus-5 ESMR Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations [NSIDC-0009]
Daily and monthly averaged sea ice concentrations from the Nimbus-5 Electrically Scanning Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) are available for the Arctic and Antarctic from 12 December 1972 through 31 December ...


41. Nimbus-7 SMMR Polar Gridded Radiances and Sea Ice Concentrations [NSIDC-0007]
This data set contains gridded brightness temperatures and sea ice concentrations for both polar regions. It spans the period from October 1978 through August 1987, when the Nimbus-7 SMMR scanner ...


42. Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves [NSIDC-0102]
Recent changes in the extent and stability of ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula prompted NSIDC to begin a monitoring program using data from the AVHRR Polar 1 km Data Set. NSIDC regularly reviews ...


43. Roosevelt Island Bedrock and Surface Elevations [NSIDC-0140]
This data set consists of bedrock and surface elevation readings taken by ground penetrating radar and Global Positioning System (GPS) on Roosevelt Island, an ice dome within the Ross Ice Shelf. Locations ...


44. Roosevelt Island Ice Core Density and Beta Count Data [NSIDC-0139]
This data set measures the radioactive decay of nuclear material from Northern and Southern hemisphere nuclear testing. Firn cores were taken from three locations on Roosevelt Island, an ice dome ...


45. AWS Data: Characteristics of Snow Megadunes and Their Potential Effect on Ice Core Interpretation [NSIDC-0283]
The Antarctic megadune research was conducted during two field seasons, one in November 2002 and the other during the period of December 2003 through January 2004. The megadune field site is located ...


46. 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 ...


47. Ice Shelf Rift Time-Lapse Photography, Antarctica [NSIDC-0351]
From November 2004 to March 2005, on the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, an automated "web cam" was operated on the southward facing lip of a large ice-shelf rift to produce a photographic record of processes ...


48. Iceberg Firn Temperatures, Antarctica [NSIDC-0352]
Since November of 2005, 12 thermistors were planted in the upper 2.5 meters of the firn on iceberg C16, Antarctica. Temperature data are collected every 20 minutes and are transmitted via ARGOS satellite ...


49. Iceberg Tiltmeter Measurements, Antarctica [NSIDC-0353]
Time series of tiltmeter observations (tilt about two horizontal axes in microradians) for a 34 day period on iceberg C16 while it was aground near Ross Island in late 2001 to early 2002. Data shows ...


50. Methyl Chloride Measurements from the Siple Dome A Deep Core, Antarctica [NSIDC-0356]
This data set is an analysis of methyl chloride concentration measured in air extracted from ice core samples from the Siple Dome A deep core in West Antarctica. In total, forty six (46) ice samples, ...


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