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1. Cleopatra, Rjipfjorden 2007-2008:Sea ice, light, ice algae, phytoplankton and zooplankton [org.polarresearch-601]
Location: Rjipfjorden, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard, Norway Parameters: CTD (temperature, salinity); Sea ice (thickness); Light (PAR surface and subsurface); Ice algaes (pigments, stoikiometry, nutrients, ...


2. Permafrost temperature - Endalen [org.polarresearch-588]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 19.7m deep borehole was drilled in Endalen. Stratigraphy: 0-1.5m: Diamicton. High fraction of fine material and scattered blocks. 1.5-2m: Coarser material. ...


3. Permafrost temperature - Gruvefjellet [org.polarresearch-581]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 5m deep borehole was drilled 464 m a.s.l. on the Gruvefjellet plateau. Online data transfer. Stratigraphy: 0.8m regolith removed prior to drilling. ...


4. Permafrost temperature - Innerhytte Pingo [org.polarresearch-587]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 19.1m deep borehole was drilled in the Innerhytte Pingo close to Janssonhaugen. Borehole stratigraphy: 2.5-6m: ice rich (up to 100% ice in layers) 9m: ...


5. Permafrost temperature - Kapp Linne 1 [org.polarresearch-583]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 30m deep borehole was drilled on the strandflat at Kapp Linne. Stratigraphy: The entire hole is through bedrock. Upper c. 30cm heavily weathered. 0-3.5m: ...


6. Permafrost temperature - Kapp Linne 2 [org.polarresearch-584]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 39m deep borehole was drilled on the strandflat at Kapp Linne. Stratigraphy: 0-2m: coarse (gravel) beach deposit (dry beach ridge) 2-4.8m: sand and ...


7. Permafrost temperature - Kapp Linne 3 [org.polarresearch-585]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this borehole was drilled on the strandflat at Kapp Linne. Drilled to 10m, but casing was not able to insert deeper than c. 4m. Stratigraphy: 0-1.2m:organic ...


8. Permafrost temperature - Larsbreen rock glacier [org.polarresearch-582]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 11.5m deep borehole was drilled in the Larsbreen rock glacier. Stratigraphy: 0-1m: The active layer is coarse and openwork. 1-8m: very ice-rich. Layered. ...


9. Permafrost temperature - Longyearbyen school [org.polarresearch-580]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 9.25m deep borehole was drilled close to Longyearbyen school. It is part of the TSP Norway school module and the Alaskan EPSCOR project. Borehole stratigraphy: ...


10. Permafrost temperature - Northern Norway [org.polarresearch-593]
This dataset gives ground temperatures from 12 boreholes in the mountains of Northern Norway (Troms and Finnmark). The aim is to get knowledge on the distribution and temperature of permafrost. The ...


11. Permafrost temperature - Ny-Ă…lesund [org.polarresearch-592]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 10m deep borehole was drilled in Ny-Ă…lesund.


12. Permafrost temperature - Old Auroral Station [org.polarresearch-591]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 10m deep borehole was drilled close to the Old Auroral Station in Adventdalen. Drilled in loess deposit. Stratigraphy: 0-1.2m: sand with some gravel ...


13. Permafrost temperature - Snow patch in Adventdalen (1) [org.polarresearch-589]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this 10m deep borehole was drilled in Adventdalen, next to the old, dry river channel from Todalen. The channel collects snow in winter while the surface ...


14. Permafrost temperature - Snow patch in Adventdalen (2) [org.polarresearch-590]
For monitoring of permafrost temperature, this borehole was drilled in Adventdalen, in the the old, dry river channel from Todalen. The channel collects 2-3m of snow in winter. An automatic camera ...


15. Time-lapse imagery Kronebreen [org.polarresearch-755]
Time-lapse imagery Kronebreen


16. Antarctic Ecosystem: environmental contamination [ECA062]
Although the remote continent of Antarctica is perceived as the symbol of the last great wilderness, the human presence in the Southern Ocean and the continent began in the early 1900s for hunting, ...


17. Antarctic Ecosystem Environmental Contamination, Climate Change and Human Impact [ECA027]
In the Southern Ocean, the marginal ice zone is the nursery ground for E. superba (by far the dominant herbivore), which channels organic matter produced by nanoplankton and diatoms to cephalopods, ...


18. Baseline concentration of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen [ECA021]
Lichens and mosses are cryptogamic organisms with a number of features in common. They lack root systems, have a high cation-exchange capacity (CEC), and depend largely on atmospheric deposition for ...


19. Bioconcentration of PCBs in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea [ECA026]
In this study was measured mean PCB concentration (the sum of 50 congeners) in Ross Sea phytoplankton (mainly diatoms) and mixed zooplankton (copepods, amphipods and krill) of 1 and 4.2 ng g?1 wet ...


20. Factors affecting the breeding success of south polar skua [ECA034]
Among marine organisms breeding in Antarctica, the South Polar skua (Catharacta maccormicki) combines the traits of the species more exposed to the bioaccumulation of persistent contaminants. Skuas ...


21. Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) and polybrominated diphenil ethers (PBDEs) in Adelie penguin food web [ECA031]
Cod collected at Cinder Cones contained ?PBDE6 at 311 ng/g. This is more than 10-fold greater than levels in biota at other sites far from McMurdo. For comparison, a 2006 study of krill, rock cod, ...


22. Organochlorine pollutants in soil and mosses from Victoria Land (Antarctica) [ECA022]
This data set reports the measures of organo-chlorine pollutants in soils and mosses from Victoria Land. Total PCB concentration in mosses ranges between 23 and 34 ng g-1 dry wt. Previously reported ...


23. POPs in key species of Marine Antarctic ecosystems [ECA028]
These data set regards the average p,p'-DDE and HCB concentration (0.86?0.98 and 0.37?0.17 ng g?1 wet wt. respectively) measured in krill samples collected from the Ross Sea (71?20?S? 72? 331?S/170? ...


24. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in 3 species of Antarctic Penguins [ECA033]
The data set reports the POP concentrations in three species of penguins: Ad?lie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae), Chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) and Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua). The ...


25. Polybrominated diphenil ethers (PBDEs) and organochlorine pollutants in two species of Antarctic fish [ECA030]
The data set reportes the results on the accumulation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), mono- and non-ortho-polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs), polychlorodibenzodioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorodibenzofurans ...


26. Soil Invertebrate Fauna Nordaustlandet (Norway) [UNIS_Kinnvika]
Two data sets are available regarding soil fauna ecosystems: - Soil Fauna: Species checklist of species found in Nordaustlandet. - Soil Temperature: From 3 temperature loggers in Kinnvika.


27. Baseline concentrations of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen Umbilicaria decussata [Antar_Macrolichen_Umbilicaria]
Total concentrations of major and trace elements were determined in samples of the epilithic lichen Umbilicaria decussata from 24 ice-free areas in coastal Victoria Land (Antarctica) during ...


28. Interregional correlations for the Ross Orogen in the Ross Sea/Ross Ice Shelf sector of the Transantarctic Mountains: implications for the tectonic evolution of the palaeo-Pacific Antarctic margin of Gondwana (INTERTAM) [ftalarico_intertam]
Rocks of the Ross Orogen of the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM) are generally interpreted to have evolved during a Neoproterozoic-early Paleozoic cycle of deposition and thermotectonic phases, spanning ...


29. Cambro-Ordovician orogenic magmatism in Northern Victoria Land [ghezzo_cambro_ordovician_magmatism]
The Transantarctic Mountains expose the uplifted roots of the Ross- Delamerian orogenic system, that was active on the East Antarctic- Australia craton margin during Cambrian-Ordovician time. Granitoid ...


30. Desaturases: Extreme cold adaptation and the biological significance in Antarctic organisms [UNISA_DIFARMA_DESATURASES]
It has been shown that thermal stability of proteins is modified by very minor changes in the amino acid (aa) sequence. For ex., for malic dehydrogenase and other proteins, a single aa substitution ...


31. Preliminary investigation of thermal biosystem of Mount Rittmann fumaroles (Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica) [Thermal_biosys_MountRittmann]
The biota and environment of fumarolic ground recently discovered near Mount Rittmann are described. Three patches (about 1 m2 each) of the moss Pohlia nutans were found in a minor caldera rim. Cyanophytes, ...


32. Entrapment of long-distance transported pollen grains by various moss species in coastal Victoria Land, Antarctica [Species_in_Victoria_Land]
In northern Victoria Land (continental Antarctica, between 72 and 76 degrees S, 162 and 169 degrees E), 18 moss samples have been collected and analyzed for the presence of pollen. In turfs and cushions ...


33. New record of moss and thermophilic bacteria species and physico-chemical properties of geothermal soils on the northwest slope of Mt. Melbourne (Antarctica) in 2002 [Thermophilic_bacteria_Melbourne]
Four samples of surface soils, one with shoots of an unidentified moss species, were collected from a geothermal site on the northwest slope of volcanic Mt. Melbourne (northwest Victoria Land, continental ...


34. Biomagnification of mercury in an Antarctic marine coastal food web during 1989-1991 [Biomagnification_of_mercury]
Twenty samples of surface sediment (the top 3.0 cm) were taken on soft bottoms (from 20 to 300 m depth) with a stainless steel box corer. Phytoplankon and zooplankton were sampled with conical nylon ...


35. Changes of major ion concentrations in melting snow and terrestrial waters from northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. [Ion_concentr_Victoria_Land]
Concentrations of major ions (Cl-, NO3-, SO42-, Na+, K+,Mg2+, Ca2+) where measure in melting snow and water samples from stream and lakes in ice-free areas throughout northern Victoria Land. Most ...


36. Elevated cadmium accumulation in marine organisms from Terra Nova Bay (Antarctica) during 1989-1991 [Cadmium_marine_organisms_BTN]
As a contribution towards identification of the principal environmental factors involved in cadmium accumulation in Antarctic marine organisms and the establishment of a baseline near the Italian ...


37. Genetic diversity in the moss Pohlia nutans on geothermal ground of Mount Rittmann, Victoria Land, Antarctica. [GeneticDiversity_Victoria_Land]
The only known population of the moss Pohlia nutans in continental Antarctica occurs on geothermally heated ground of volcanic Mt. Rittmann in northern Victoria Land. Colonization of this bryophyte ...


38. The Sea as major source of ions to lichens in terrestrial ecosystems of Victoria Land [Ions_to_lichens_Victoria_Land]
Lichens and mosses constitute the bulk of plant biomass in terrestrial ecosystem of continental Antarctica. On the hypothesis that cryptogams can be used as an early warning system to detect the effects ...


39. Samples of INTRUSIVE Rocks Collected During the 1985-91 ItaliAntarctic Expedition from Localities Reported and Not Reported on the Sheets of the UGGS [TER_INTRUSIVE]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


40. Sample of SEDIMENTARY rock collected during the 1985-91 ItaliAntarctic expedition from one locality reported and not reported on the sheets of the UGGS [TER_SEDIMENTARY]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


41. Samples of HYPOABYSSAL Rocks Collected during the 1985-91 ItaliAntarctic Expedition from Localities Included on the Sheets of the UGGS [TER_HYPOABYSSAL]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


42. Samples of METAMORPHIC Rocks Collected Curing the 1985-91 Italian Antarctic Expeditions from Localities Reported and Not Reported on the Sheets of the UGGS [TER_METAMORPHIC]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


43. Samples of VOLCANIC Rocks Collected during the 1985-91 ItaliAntarctic Expedition from Localities Reported not Reported on the Sheets of the UGGS [TER_VOLCANIC]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


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