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1. 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 ...


2. 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 ...


3. Chemical assessment during cleanup of the Thala Valley tip site, Casey Station, 2002/2003-2003/2004 [TVcleanup_2002-2004]   CHILD DIFs
Chemical assessment data for selected heavy metals determined for the abandoned waste disposal site at Thala Valley, Casey Station, over two seasons (pre- and during cleanup). 2002-03 ...


4. Concentration of heavy metals in marine waters around Casey station - summer 2003/04 [DGT-Heavymetals-Casey03-04]
The concentration of heavy metals in seawater at four sites around Casey was determined via Diffusive Gradients in Thin films (DGT) loggers attached to experimental mesocosms suspended below the sea ...


5. Diatom and associated data for a field experiment which translocated control and contaminated sediments between locations within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_sre2]   PARENT DIF
Full title: Diatom and associated data for a manipulative field experiment which translocated control and contaminated sediments between locations within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. A manipulative ...


6. Diatom and associated data for examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in Antarctica [diatoms_sre3]   PARENT DIF
Full title: Diatom and associated data for a manipulative field experiment examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in the Windmill ...


7. Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) Methodology for Selective and Spatially Discriminating Binding of Metal Ions [ASAC_2665]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2665 See the link below for public details on this project. The Antarctic environment with its harsh climatic conditions, minimal human activity and its ...


8. Heavy metal and organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic vertebrates [ASAC_590]
As top predators seabirds have the potential to accumualte marine pollutants. This study quantified heavy metal loads in 3 species of albatross. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Cadmium ...


9. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...


10. Heavy metal content of Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) tissue - Short-term biomonitoring of Thala Valley Tip Clean-up, Casey, Summer 2003/04 [Heavymetals-Gamms-Casey03-04]
The heavy metal content of whole Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) were measured from specimens collected and deployed in experimental mesocosms around Casey station during the summer of 2003/04. ...


11. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT DIF
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


12. Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica [ASAC_1005]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1005 Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica, field study of their concentrations, laboratory study of their toxicities. See ...


13. Sediment Recruitment Experiment 3 - Geochemical data [SRE3_CHEM]
Geochemical data for a Sediment Recruitment Experiment (#3) that was run for 3 months at Casey Station. the experiment was to examine recruitment differences between petroleum hydrocarbon and heavy ...


14. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (grab samples), Feb - Mar, 1997 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey1]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in late summer (Feb-March) 1997, using a van-Veen grab ...


15. Toxicity of Heavy Metals in Seawater to Juvenile Heart Urchins (Abatus spp) [toxicity_hm_sw]   PARENT DIF
These data sets describe the toxicity of lead, coppyer, zinc and cadmium spiked seawater to the juveniles of Abatus ingens and Abatus nimrodi. Metals were tested separately over exposure periods ...


16. Toxicity of sediment spiked with Thala Valley Tip Fines to the Temperate Heart Urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_tipfines_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with contaminated soil from Thala Valley tip site at Casey. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed for ...


17. Uptake of heavy metals from copper and lead spiked sediments by Echinocardium cordatum [uptake_metals_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the concentrations of copper, lead and iron in the calcareous tests of heart urchins that were exposed to spiked sediments for 60 days. Porewater is the water extracted from ...


18. SRE4 Metals in treatment Oils [SRE4_Metals_in_Oils]   PARENT DIF
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


19. HEAVY METAL CONTAMINATION IN LACUSTRINE SEDIMENTS OF ADMIRALTY BAY, KING GEORGE ISLAND [ECA052]
A temporal reconstruction of heavy metals contamination in Admiralty bay, King George Island, was conduced through the analyses of sediment profiles. Ages of the layers were determined using 210Pb ...


20. Heavy metal deposition on the snow on Lambert Glacier basin, East Antarctica [ECA068]
Al, V, Mn, Fe, Cu, As, Cd, Ba, Pb, Bi and U were determined in a continuous series of 46 snow samples from a 2.3-m snow pit, covering the time period from austral spring 1998 to summer 2002, at a ...


21. Surface watres in the Antarctic Peninsula: elemental composition and interactions with the environment [ECA055]
The fast changes in chemical and biological properties of many coastal and inland waters in the last decades reflect the pressure of man on the environment. The surface waters of the Antarctic Peninsula, ...


22. MIcrobes from seabird faeces to evaluate hreavy metal contamination in antarctic region [ECA061]
This study evaluates the levels of heavy metal pollution in Antarctic marine ecosystem by monitoring gut microbial flora of seabird skua (Catharacta spp). Aerobic and anaerobic bacteria isolated from ...


23. Sequencing of the metallothionein gene using the RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction) method in the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki to determine the exposure of Antarctic fish to heavy metals [K014_1997_1999_NZ_1]
The development and application of a new molecular approach for quantifying the exposure of Antarctic fish to heavy metals was tested. The approach uses quantitative RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase ...


24. Analysis of organochlorine pesticides, PCB's and heavy metals levels in Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) and South Polar skua (Catharacta maccormicki) carcasses and abandoned eggs [K063_1989_1990_NZ_2]
Skuas as a group have come to be recognized as 'barometers' of environmental health, as their wide range and feeding habits make them ideal for monitoring oceanic pollution. Skua and adelie penguin ...


25. Antarctic Fish and Trophic Webs [ANTARCTIC_JCADM_DNA_FISH]
The objectives of this long-term project are twofold. The first is to collect baseline data on pollutant levels in notothenioids and their prey and predator species from the Potter Cove area. The ...


26. Climatic and Environmental Studies by Means of Ice Cores [CDA_AR_GLA_GLAF_ICE_CORES]
More than twenty years ago the Instituto Antartico Argentino initiated ice-cores studies in the Antarctic Peninsula. It also carried out the first work of this type in the Argentine central Andes. ...


27. Marine Pollution [CDA_AR_QAMB_MARINE_POLLUTION]
This project involves the monitoring of trace elements in the Antarctic coastal ecosystem. Data will be available on the level of Cd, Cu, Cr, Zn, Pb and Hg in biota (mollusk, gastropod, algae, fish, ...


28. Physical and Chemical Ocean Data, with Surface Meteorology, from the Adriatic, from 1913 to the present [IOF_HYDROGRAPHIC]
This file contains meteorological data above the sea surface, and physical-chemical oceanographic data (at the standard discrete depth levels) from the Adriatic Sea, from 1913 to the present. These ...


29. Ecological Hazards in Poland [WARd0011_108]
Ecological hazards digitized from the map of protected landscape.


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