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1. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT METADATA
Surveys were conducted at the eastern and western ends of Heard Island during the 1987/1988 season. Burrow densities in different habitat types (vegetated and unvegetated) were determined from fixed ...


2. Cryptobiosis in Terrestrial Antarctic Invertebrates [ASAC_58]
An analysis of bedrock and associated soils was conducted at a series of coastal localities in East Antarctica as well as further inland in the Prince Charles Mountains. Protozoans and micrometazoans ...


3. 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, Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica, ...


4. Ecological risks from oil products used in Antarctica: characterising hydrocarbon behaviour and assessing toxicity on sensitive early life stages of Antarctic marine invertebrates - bioassays of marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in ...


5. Further Investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill at Macquarie Island: Have benthic communities recovered? [ASAC_756]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 756 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: The shore environments of most sub-Antarctic ...


6. Geological Development of the Proterozoic Basement of East Antarctica in the Prydz Bay-Prince Charles Mountains Region [ASAC_51]
The structural and metamorphic history of the Proterozoic of the northern Prince Charles Mountains will be determined and compared with the geological history of the Prydz Bay region. The nature of ...


7. Late Proterozoic Tectonics in the Prydz Bay Area [ASAC_519]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The East Antarctic mobile belt as exposed in Prydz Bay presents an excellent example of a poly-metamorphic terrain where complicated high-grade ...


8. Major ion chemistry of Antarctic Saline Lakes [ASAC_70]
Major ion data for 41 samples from 10 lakes in the Vestfold Hills. Lakes: Cemetery, Club, Deep, Dingle, Jabs, Laternula, Lebed', Oblong, Organic and Stinear Parameters (measured and calculated): ...


9. Metamorphic and Structural Evolution of the Precambrian Basement in the Northern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_56]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 56 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Thin mafic dykes emplaced in ca. 100 Ma granulite-facies ...


10. Morphology, Origin and Significance of Ice Gullies in the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_562]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 562 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: A regional chemical boundary termed the 'salt line',in ...


11. Phytoplankton Distribution in Surface Samples and Cores from Prydz Bay and Long Fjord and its Relationship to Sea Level and Climatic Change [ASAC_492]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 492 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Diatom assemblages in two Holocene sediment cores ...


12. Reference Climatological Stations [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01300]
The Reference Climatological Stations (RCS) network represents the first effort by NOAA to create and maintain a nationwide network of stations located only in areas where no changes in the surroundings ...


13. Testing methods for marine sediment characterisation from a nearshore environment: Davis Station, Australian Antarctic Territory [GA_Davis_Marine_Sediment]
This is a copy of a metadata record held at Geoscience Australia. See the provided URL for a link to the master copy of the metadata record. This study tested and assessed several methods for identifying ...


14. Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating and confined Adelie penguins to model Weddell seal, model leopard seals and a seal bag, Cape Bird, Ross Island 2003-2004 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_10]
Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a model Weddell seal, a model Leopard seal and a seal bag were measured by measuring behaviour and collecting blood samples ...


15. Behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a novel object, Ross Island, 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_7]
The behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a person standing 1 meter away and to a cardboard shield of similar size to a person also at 1 meter distance were measured to determine ...


16. Blood and faecal samples from Adelie and emperor penguins at Cape Washington and Mandible Cirque, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica [K034_2001_2005_NZ_14]
Blood and faecal samples were collected from 96 emperor penguins at Cape Washington and from 29 Adelie penguins at Mandible Cirque. Plasma concentrations of corticosterone will be measured ...


17. Change in corticosterone levels and corticosterone response in arriving and departing Adelie penguins at Cape Bird, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_1]
Adelie penguins were captured at Cape Bird, Ross Island in the 2001-2002 season to measure the effects of fasting on corticosterone responses in penguins departing from the rookery compared with those ...


18. Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins to people and confinement, Cape Washington 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_12]
Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins were measured in birds that were followed for up to 30 minutes. Blood samples were taken and corticosterone concentrations measured. Penguins ...


19. Corticosterone and behavioural responses to people of arriving and departing penguins temporarily confined, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_5]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of incubating penguins was measured on incubating adelie penguins in the 2001-2002 season. In the 2002-2003 seasons that study was extended to include ...


20. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people at Mandible Cirque, North Victoria Land - a rookery previously not visited by people 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_13]
Approximately 20,000 pairs of Adelie penguins nest at Mandible Cirque on the northern Victoria Land Coast. This rookery had not previously been visited by people, providing the chance to compare responses ...


21. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people, Cape Bird [K034_2001_2005_NZ_2]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of Adelie penguins to the presence of people was investigated to determine the minimum distance for a person to approach a penguin without initiating a ...


22. Corticosterone responses and body condition of penguins arriving at Cape Bird, Cape Royds and Cape Crozier, Ross Island. 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_3]
With unusual ice conditions around Ross Island as a consequence of the iceberg B15 being stationary north of Ross Island, penguins returning to rookeries had much further to walk than usuall. The ...


23. Corticosterone responses of Emperor Penguins in the Ross Sea Region [K034_2001_2005_NZ_9]
In the 2003-2004 season, 7 emperor penguins were sampled in the McMurdo Sound area. Birds were caught by hand and a single blood sample collected from a vein in the flipper. Each bird was then restrained ...


24. Diesease in Adelie and Emperor Penguins [K034_2001_2005_NZ_11]
Cloacal swabs were taken from Adelie penguins at Cape Crozier and Cape Bird (2003-2004 season) and at Mandible Cirque (2004-2005 season) and from emperor penguins in McMurdo Sound (2003-2004 season) ...


25. Variation in corticosterone responses to handling within and between Adelie penguins, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_4]
Corticosterone responses to handling and behavioural responses to the approach of a person are two responses of adelie penguins to potential stressors. We measured these responses in different birds ...


26. Variation in corticosterone responses within and between individuals of Adelie penguins, Ross Island 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_6]
Corticosterone responses to handling were measured three times at four day intervals in 24 Adelie penguins to quantify variation within and between birds in these responses. Blood samples were collected ...


27. Voluntary approach distance of Adelie penguins to people at Cape Bird, Ross Island 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_8]
The distance that walking Adelie penguins chose to approach people was measured for penguins on the beach at Cape Bird. A person stood in the path of an approaching penguin and then after the bird ...


28. 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.


29. Optical Logging for Dust and Microbes in Boreholes in Glacial Ice [NSIDC-0403]
This data set contains high-resolution logs of dust and microbes measured at the Siple Dome A borehole in Antarctica. The data were obtained using a newly developed optical borehole logger, which ...


30. Disease, Parasite, and Immunological Study of Birds Through Blood and Feces Samples in the Netherlands and Norway [IPY-NL-birdhealth-Loonen-samples]
Blood (plasma, red blood cells and blood smears) and feces samples of birds collected during IPY to study diseases, parasites and immunological parameters. The data set is collected as part of IPY-project ...


31. Maryland Mapping Resource Guide [CGIS_MMRG]
The Maryland Mapping Resource Guide (MMRG) provides users with an easy, convenient way to search and retrieve contact information for Maryland State Geographic Information Coordinating ...


32. Proposed Drill Site: Ross-Amundsen Ice Divide, West Antarctica [Western_Divide_WAIS_Icecores_Site_Selection]
Proposed drill site near the Ross-Amundsen ice divide, West Antarctica Describes conditions near the Ross-Amundsen ice divide, and discusses candidate drill sites ...


33. Street View Version of the Kongsfjord International Research Base at Ny-�lesund, Spitsbergen, Svalbard [netherlandsarcticstation-NL-streetview]
KML file to be used in Google Earth for a STREETVIEW version of the Kongsfjord International Research Base at Ny-�lesund, Spitsbergen, Svalbard.


34. Regional Geochemical Results from the Analyses of Rock, Soil, and Vegetation Samples-Big Delta B-2 Quadrangle, Alaska [USGS_OFR_2005_1431]
The USGS reports the chemical analyses for rocks, soil, soil water, and vegetation, collected from throughout the Big Delta B-2 quadrangle in east-central Alaska, for the period 1998-2002. This study ...


35. 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. ...


36. 1024 Reindeer herders festival in Eveno-bytantaj region 2010 [1024_0_IPEV_FR]
The programme Festivethno 2010 completes the mission Ethnoequid conducted in 2004 by Emilie Maj among Yakut and Even herders in the Eveno-Bytantaï region, which differs from other regions of Sakha ...


37. 1:20,000 geological map of Allan Hills [K042_1990_1991_NZ_2]
A 1:20,000 scale geological map of Allan Hills and acompanying text was competed with the Weller Coal Measures being mapped to member level. Additional geographic control was established using a total ...


38. 1:25,000 geological mapping of the St Johns Range from the central Wright Valley to the Mackay Glacier and from the Miller Glacier to west of Victoria Valley [K112_1990_1991_NZ_1]
The DSIRGEO mapping programme in the 1990/91 season was designed to link the area covered in 1989/90 (Convoy Range) with that covered in 1988/89 (Thundergut Sheet). The eventual aim of the programme ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. 700 Year Record of Winter Sodium Concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome [law_dome_700yr_na]   PARENT METADATA
This file is a 700 year record of winter sodium concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome. This was calculated by dividing each annual cycle into 12 even time bins (nominally months) and ...


42. 700 Years of Ice Core Major Ion Chemistry Data from Law Dome, Antarctica [law_dome_700yr_ion_chem]   PARENT METADATA
A compilation of 700 years of Law Dome major ion chemistry data, recorded from 3 ice cores; DSS97, DSS99, DSS main. This work was completed as part of ASAC project 757 (ASAC_757). Species which ...


43. A Forest Vegetation Database for Western Oregon [USGS_OFR_2004_1249]
Data on forest vegetation in western Oregon were assembled for 2323 ecological survey plots. All data were from fixed-radius plots with the standardized design of the Current Vegetation Survey (CVS) ...


44. A GIS dataset of Wilson's storm petrel nests mapped in the Mawson region during the 2004-2005 season [WISPMAWSON04-05]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of Wilson's storm petrels at the regional and local scales. This dataset contains locations of Wilson's stoorm petrel nests, mapped ...


45. 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 ...


46. A Low-power, Quick-install Polar Observation System ('AMIGOS-II') for Monitoring Climate-ice-ocean Interactions [Scambos_PLR1441432]
The investigators propose to build and test a multi-sensor, automated measurement station for monitoring Arctic and Antarctic ice-ocean environments. The system, based on a previously successful design, ...


47. A New High-Resolution National Map of Vegetation Ecoregions Produced Empirically Using Multivariate Spatial Clustering [ORNL_MGC]
A parallel supercomputer was used to divide the conterminous 48 states of the United States into 1000, 2000, 3000, 5000, and 7000 ecoregions with relatively homogeneous values of elevation, edaphic, ...


48. A Unique Opportunity for In-Situ Measurement of Seasonally-Varying Firn Densification at Summit, Greenland [waddington_0352584]
This is a collaborative proposal by Principal Investigators at the University of Washington and the Desert Research Institute. They will make detailed measurements of the temporal and spatial variations ...


49. A biological reconnaissance of the Bunger Hills, March 1977 - R.J. Barker [Biology_Bunger_Hills_1977]
Scanned copy of the title document. Taken from the abstract of the report: The Bunger Hills, situated between latitudes 65 degrees, 51 minutes and 66 degrees 20 minutes South and longitudes 100 ...


50. A collection of lithospheric xenoliths from the Executive Committee Range and Mt Murphy Volcanic Complex in West Antarctica and the McMurdo Volcanic Province in McMurdo Sound [K048_1992_1993_NZ_1]
Lithospheric xenoliths are a convenient and relatively cost efficient means of gaining an insight into the petrology of the deep earth. As such, they provide important information on lithospheric ...


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