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1. Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TREATYSTAT_12]
The Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release contains comprehensive information on country participation in multilateral environmental agreements through August 2012. The data were produced ...


2. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts that are compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for ...


3. Foraging Ecology and Post-Breeding Dispersal of the Xantus' Murrelet in the Southern California Bight [brdwerc003]
The Xantus' Murrelet is one of the rarest seabirds in the world with a population of less than 10,000 breeding individuals. It is distributed in a restricted area from the Channel Islands of southern ...


4. An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill [ASAC_672]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 672 An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill on the Macroinvertebrate Fauna of 'Durvillea antarctica' Holdfasts from Macquarie ...


5. Bacterial numbers in year five of SRE4 experiment by most probable number count [SRE4_hydrocarbondegrading_MPN_2006]   PARENT DIF
Most probable number counts of bacteria in sediment samples from the Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4. Samples were taken immediately after the collection of sediment, after the addition of the oils ...


6. Band pattern data from Desulfobacula-group specific DGGE for the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_desulfobaculaDGGE]   PARENT DIF
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


7. Band pattern data from Gammaproteobacteria-group specific DGGE [SRE4_gammaproteobacteriaDGGE]   PARENT DIF
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


8. Casey EPH Fuel Tank Supply Line Leak - Soil samples for TPH analysis [IHIS2684]
The dataset contains a list of the location of sixteen soil samples taken from the vicinity of the Casey EPH fuel tank on the 13/02/2012 and 20/03/2012. Soil samples were taken for Total Petroleum ...


9. Characteristics of soil collected on Macquarie Island in 2008. [MI08_soil_properties]
Samples were collected on Macquarie Island from three sites: the main powerhouse, the fuel farm and a reference site on the isthmus by the Bioremediation Project team in January 2008. Soil characteristics ...


10. Clone library using primers for gammaproteobacteria from an SAB treatment in the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_SAB_gammaclones]   PARENT DIF
A clone library was created from DNA extracted from an SAB-treated sample from the SRE4 in situ biodegradation experiment. The clone libary was created using one universal primer and one primer designed ...


11. Contaminated Sites Database [DB_Contaminated_Sites]
This database has been developed to provide data for state of the environment reporting and as an aid for the management of contaminated sites in Antarctica. It contains known suspected and known ...


12. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of ...


13. Degradation of oil by bacteria from terrestrial environments from contaminanted and uncontaminated sites in the Windmill Islands [ASAC_1228_Terrestrial]
Bacteria were isolated at 4 degrees C, with oil as their sole carbon and energy source, from the soils collected at the locations below. Many of the bacteria will be identified using 16S rRNA analysis, ...


14. Development of Fluvioglacial Landforms in the Larsemann Hills, Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_570]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 570 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The Larsemann Hills, ...


15. Estimated environmental impact and ecological risk posed by contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_impact]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The environmental impacts and risk of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic Islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of ...


16. Evaluation of Possible Effects on Rocky Shore Biota from Oil Spillage from the 'Nella Dan' [ASAC_250]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 250 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the impacts of oiling on the biota of rocky shores. Five shore ...


17. Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill [ASAC_1003]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1003 Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on intertidal benthic communities at Macquarie Island: continued recovery ...


18. Hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in SRE4 experiment by most probable number count [SRE4_hydrocarbondegrading_MPN_2001]   PARENT DIF
Most probable number counts of bacteria in sediment samples from the Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4. Samples were taken immediately after the collection of sediment, after the addition of the oils ...


19. IMAGEAntarctica Database - A Catalogue of Antarctic Images by the Australian Antarctic Division [DB_IMAGEAntarctica]
The IMAGEAntarctica catalogue contains records of images held in the Australian Antarctic Division's Multimedia Image Library. The material predominantly depicts Australia's presence and activities ...


20. In situ chemical oxidisation (ICO) of petroleum hydrocarbons at old Casey Station [ICO_Casey]
In-situ chemical oxidation (ICO) is a remediation technology that involves the addition of chemicals to the substrate that degrade contaminants through oxidation processes. This series of field experiments ...


21. Investigation of evaporation and biodegradation of fuel spills in Antarctica - a chemical approach using GC-FID [fuel_evaporation]
Evaporation Model for hydrocarbon spills. Developed by the Australian Antarctic Division to simulate fractionation of Special Antarctic Blend (SAB) and other diesel range fuels during ...


22. Management of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_manage]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The management response to contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of indicators ...


23. Microbial data from the Macquarie Island Respirometry Experiment 2006 [MI_microcosm2006_microbial_data]
A microcosm experiment utilising a respirometry system and 14C-labelled hexadecane was initiated to investigate the effects of differing oxygen regimes on hydrocarbon degradation in soil from sub-Antarctic ...


24. Microbial diversity in the SRE4 marine biodegradation experiment [SRE4_tRFLP_all]   PARENT DIF
The diversity of the microbial communities in each treatment in the SRE4 in situ biodegradation experiment were examined using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism of the 16S rRNA gene. ...


25. Mineralisation results using 14C octadecane at a range of temperatures [T_microcosm_results]
Geochemical, microbial and 14C data on remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in Antarctica. This record is part of ASAC project 1163 (ASAC_1163). Microcosm study using Old Casey petroleum hydrocarbon ...


26. Mineralisation results using 14C octadecane at a range of water, nutrient levels and freeze thaw cycles [NW_microcosm_results]
Geochemical, microbial and 14C data on remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in Antarctica. This record is part of ASAC project 1163 (ASAC_1163). Microcosm study using Old Casey petroleum hydrocarbon ...


27. Molecular comparison of bacterial diversity in uncontaminated and hydrocarbon contaminated marine sediment [Nested_DGGE]
Sediment samples which were originally collected as part of ASAC 868 (ASAC_868) are now being investigated using molecular microbial techniques as part of ASAC 1228 (ASAC_1228). Samples were collected ...


28. Raw GC data to support paper "Investigation of evaporation and biodegradation of fuel spills in Antarctica: II - Extent of natural attenuation at Casey Station" [GC_Files_Casey_nat_attenuation]
GC-FID raw data files to support above publication. GC-FID acquisition systems included &Millenium&, &Varian Star& and &Agilent chemstation&. Some files copied to .AIA format and some files saved ...


29. Real-time PCR measurements of alkB and rpoB in SAB contaminated sediment (SRE4 experiment). [SRE4_alkB_T1T2]   PARENT DIF
Real-time PCR assays were used to measure the proportion of the microbial population that had the potential to degrade alkanes - the principal component of Special Antarctic Blend diesel. This was ...


30. Real-time PCR measurements of alkB in SAB contaminated sediment (SRE4 experiment). [SRE4_alkB_allyears]   PARENT DIF
Real-time PCR assays were used to measure the potential of the microbial population to degrade alkanes - the principal component of Special Antarctic Blend diesel. This was done by using a real-time ...


31. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [ASAC_2201_SRE4]   CHILD DIFs
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 ...


32. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_HydrocarbonChemistry]   CHILD DIFs   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 ...


33. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna]   CHILD DIFs   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 ...


34. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna_T2]   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 ...


35. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna_T4]   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 ...


36. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [SRE4_Meiofauna_T5]   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 ...


37. Soil biogeochemical toxicity end points for sub-Antarctic islands contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons [ASAC_1163_Soil_Tox_Pet]
Taken from the abstract of the referenced paper: Sub-Antarctic islands have been subjected to petroleum hydrocarbon spills, yet no information is available regarding the toxicity of petroleum ...


38. Total and hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in the permeable reactive barrier at Casey [PRB_bacterialnumbers_2007]
Material was collected from the permeable reactive barrier that was installed at the Main Power House spill site at Casey Station, Antarctica. Material from the barrier was collected from 40 sites ...


39. Toxicity of dispersed and undispered Special Antarctic Blend diesel in sediment to the temperate heart urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_sab_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with undispersed diesel and diesel dispersed with Dasic Slickgone. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed ...


40. Toxicity of dispersed and undispersed Special Antarctic Blend diesel in sediment to the Antarctic ophiuroid Ophiura crassa [toxicity_sab_ophiuroids]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with undispersed diesel and diesel dispersed with Dasic Slickgone to the Antarctic ophiuroid Ophiura crassa. In 4 experiment ophiuroids ...


41. terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of 16S rRNA and alkane-monooxygenase genes in Macquarie Island Soils [MI08_trflp]
Samples were collected on Macquarie Island from three sites: the main powerhouse, the fuel farm and a reference site on the isthmus. The microbial communities in these samples were analysed by terminal-restriction ...


42. The number and nature of incidents resulting in environmental impact in the Australian Antarctic Territory [SOE_rare_events]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator will show the frequency, location, and nature of incidents arising from any activity and which cause, or may have caused, environmental harm not anticipated or ...


43. Rates of depletion of lubricant and fuel contaminants from Antarctic regions during natural attenuation and remediation procedures [ASAC_2915]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2915 See the link below for public details on this project. Petroleum contamination poses a major threat to Antarctic and subantarctic ecosystems ...


44. Rates of depletion of lubricant and fuel contaminants from Antarctic regions during natural attenuation and remediation procedures - GC_MS lubrication oil data [ASAC_2915_GCMS_Oil]   PARENT DIF
These data relate to the Max Easton Honours project, carried out at Macquarie University in 2010, supervised by Simon George THE LONG-TERM DEGRADATION OF LUBRICANT OIL IN ANTARCTIC MARINE SEDIMENTS. ...


45. SRE4 Metals in O'Brien Bay sediments [SRE4_OBrienBaySedimentMetals]   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 ...


46. 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 ...


47. SRE4 Sediment Chemistry [SRE4_SedimentChemistry]   CHILD DIFs   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 ...


48. SRE4 Sediment Total Organic Carbon plus Nitrogen and Phosphorus [SRE4_SedimentTOCNitrogenPhosphorus]   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 ...


49. SRE4 Sediment grain size analysis [SRE4_SedimentGrainSize]   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 ...


50. SRE4 Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons in sediment trays [SRE4_TPH]   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 ...


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