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1. Exopolysaccharides from Antarctic bacteria [ASAC_2348]
Exopolysaccharide (EPS) is complex sugar made by many microbes in the Antarctic marine environment. This project seeks to understand the ecological role of microbial EPS in the Southern Ocean, where ...


2. Preferred foraging areas of Heard Island albatrosses during chick raising and implications for the management of incidental mortality in fisheries [ASAC_2388_alb_foraging]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: 1. Incidental mortality in fisheries is causing declines in many albatross populations around the world. To assess potential interactions with regional ...


3. Columbia River Land Margin Ecosystem Research Project Datasets [nsflmercretmdparent]
Land-Margin Ecosystem Research in the Columbia River Estuarine Turbidity Maximum (CRETM) is an interdisciplinary approach to investigating couplings between hydrological, geochemical and ecological ...


4. Littoral ecology studies at the Spanish Antarctic base Juan Carlos I. [CNDA-ESP_ANT96-97-GILI-E]
In English: During the second half of the Antarctic summer it has been examined and sampled the coastal close to Juan Carlos I station, mainly at Spanish Cove, Argentine Cove and Johnson Dock. The ...


5. Structure of the cnidaria community in the Weddell Sea in relation to hydrographic characteristic [CNDA-ESP_ANT92-1047-E]
In English: Scientific objectives: -Determine the role played by cnidaria in the Antarctic plankton-benthos ecosystem. -Study of the composition, relative abundance and distribution of planktonic ...


6. Census data using aerial photographs on the number of breeding Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at colonies in the Ross Sea Region - K122_1981_2012_NZ_1 [K122_1981_2012_NZ_1]
Data are of numbers of breeding pairs of Adelie penguins(Pygoscelis adeliae)in the Ross Sea region colonies counted from aerial photographs. Photographs were taken from either a helicopter or from ...


7. Population regulation and demography in Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at three penguin colonies on Ross Island (Cape Bird, Cape Crozier and Cape Royds) - K122_2004_2005_NZ_2 [K122_2004_2005_NZ_2]
This study aims to investigate the factors regulating population size and colony distribution of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at three colonies on Ross Island (Cape Royds, Bird and Crozier) ...


8. TROPHIC ECOLOGY OF ANTARCTIC SEABIRDS IN THE SCOTIA ARC ISLANDS AND ANTARCTIC PENINSULA - CDA_AR_PICTA-30-2004-2007-TROPHYC_ECOLOGY_ANTARCTIC_SEABIRDS [CDA_AR_PICTA-30-2004-2007-TROPHYC_ECOLOGY_ANTARCTIC_SEABIRDS]
ENGLISH The purpose of the project is to analyze several aspects of the trophic ecology of key species of seabirds of the Antarctic Ecosystem on the South Shetlands, South Orkneys Islands and Antarctic ...


9. A compilation of dietary and related data from the Southern Ocean [DB_Trophic]
This record describes a compilation of trophic data from across the Southern Ocean. Data have been drawn from published literature, existing trophic data collections, AADC data sets, and unpublished ...


10. Aerial photographs and ground counts for assessing breeding success of Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) rookeries on Ross Island [K122_2004_2005_NZ_4]
In conjunction with aerial photographs of the colonies ground truth counts were made since the 1983-1984 season at the Ross Island colonies. The number of occupied nests, nests with eggs, nests with ...


11. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


12. An Early Warning System Using Seabirds to Detect Ecosystem Change in the High and Low Arctic [Seabirds]
Marine resources are vital to many northern communities. Climate changes that have been underway for several decades are influencing marine life in Arctic waters. These changes will affect resource ...


13. Analysis: low oxygen concentrations and biogenic elements associated with Equatorial Subsurface water, and variability in Humboldt Current System off Chile [GLOBEC_039_CHL_003]   PARENT METADATA
Analysis of the distribution of low oxygen concentrations and biogenic elements associated with the Equatorial Subsurface water and characterization of seasonal and inter-annual variability in the ...


14. Animal excrement: a potential biomonitor of heavy metal contamination [ECA063]
To assess the feasibility of using animal excrement to biomonitor the extent of heavy metal contamination in the marine environment, concentrations of mercury (Hg), lead (Pb), copper (Cu) and zinc ...


15. 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, ...


16. 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 ...


17. Antarctic nonmarine aquatic ecosystems as global change sensors [CNDA-ES_LIMNOPOLAR_META_BAS017]
In English: This project is aimed to achieve a higher knowledge of the limnetic systems in Polar latitudes. Particularly, it promotes the accurate description the Byers Peninsula (Livingston Island), ...


18. Aquatic Diversity of California [uc_davis_aquadiv]
Fish range maps were created by the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the University of California at Davis as part of a contract with the Nature Conservancy. For more ...


19. Baseline Biological Port Survey - Port Lincoln, May-June 1996 [CSIRO_PortLincoln]
This dataset contains the result of a biological baseline survey of the port region of Port Lincoln, South Australia, carried out in May-June 1996 by CSIRO Marine Research Centre for Research on Introduced ...


20. Baseline Portland Biological Survey, April-May 1996 [CSIRO_portland]
This dataset contains the result of a biological baseline survey of the port region of Portland, Victoria, carried out in April-May 1996 by CSIRO Marine Research Centre for Research on Introduced ...


21. Benthic macro- and megafauna of the West Antarctic Peninsula Shelf [FOODBANCS_invertebrates]
Macrofaunal abundances and diversity from box cores and megacores down to 10cm sediment depth from three 600m stations on the West Antarctic Peninsula Shelf. Megafaunal abundances from ...


22. Biological data from the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP_Biota]   CHILD METADATA   PARENT METADATA
Untreated, macerated wastewater effluent has been discharged to the sea at Davis Station since 2005, when the old wastewater treatment infrastructure was removed. This environmental assessment was ...


23. Biology of Southern Ocean squid, ecological importance and potential commercial implications - a preliminary assessment [ASAC_1242]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1242 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project will undertake preliminary assessment of ...


24. 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 ...


25. BoSEC: Ecosystem Dynamics and Sustainable Utilization of Marine Living Resources in the Bohai Sea [GLOBEC_021_CH_001]
BoSEC: Ecosystem Dynamics and Sustainable Utilization of Marine Living Resources in the Bohai Sea BoSEC is the Chinese contribution to the International GLOBEC Programme. The project is composed ...


26. Census data using aerial photographs on the number of breeding Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at colonies in the Ross Sea Region [K122_1981_2008_NZ_1]
Data are of numbers of breeding pairs of Adelie penguins(Pygoscelis adeliae)in the Ross Sea region colonies counted from aerial photographs. Photographs were taken from either a helicopter or from ...


27. Characterization and Evaluation of biologically mediated carbon fluxes in pelagic system, pCO2 surface levels, and vertical carbon flux on the Concepcion shelf. [GLOBEC_043_CHL_007]   PARENT METADATA
Characterization and Evaluation of the biologically mediated carbon fluxes in the pelagic system, pCO2 surface levels, and the vertical carbon flux towards the benthic system during upwelling and ...


28. Characterization of bio-optical properties, the levels of primary and new production, and other carbon fluxes in selected areas of the Humboldt Current System. [GLOBEC_041_CHL_005]   PARENT METADATA
Characterization of bio-optical properties, the levels of primary and new production, and other carbon fluxes in selected areas of the Humboldt Current System in relation to oceanographic conditions. ...


29. Characterization of intra-, inter-annual variability SST, phytoplankton pigment concentration & zooplankton on shelf zone of Humboldt Current System Chile [GLOBEC_044_CHL_008]   PARENT METADATA
Title: Characterization of the intra- and inter-annual variability of sea surface temperature, phytoplankton pigment concentration and zooplankton on the shelf zone of the Humboldt Current System ...


30. Chesapeake Bay Program Benthic Monitoring Database [CBP_benthicdata]
The purpose of this document is to present the current CIMS relational database design for benthic monitoring data. The following text describes in detail the Benthic Monitoring Database's ...


31. Collection of marine sediment, algae, invertebrate and fish samples from multiple sites at diveable depths in the Ross Sea Region [K065_2008_2009_NZ_1]
In order to resolve the contribution of microbes (bacteria) in the benthic food web under the sea ice in Antarctica and to determine the level of recycling of carbon that occurs in the community, ...


32. DISCOVERY-FLEXICON: FLEXIbility and CONstraints in life histories [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00516]
FLEXICON is investigating the life-cycles of some of the world''s most durable and abundant organisms that are vital to the Earth''s systems. Marine organism in the Southern Ocean must endure one ...


33. DISCOVERY-FOOD-WEBS: Scotia Sea FOOD-WEBS [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00514]
Ocean food webs modify the efficiency with which CO2 is absorbed from the atmosphere into the sea, fixed by phytoplankton in the surface layers and then transported to the ocean interior. This so-called ...


34. DISCOVERY-OEM: Ocean Ecosystems and Management [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00513]
Maintaining long-term food security in a changing environment is one of the greatest challenges to the sustainable exploitation of the Earth System, including its oceans. The well publicised collapses ...


35. Davis stable isotope data for coastal ecosystem [TRENZ_2010]   PARENT METADATA
Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope data for a range of benthic invertebrates, macroalgae, phytoplankton, sea ice algae and fish from shallow marine coastal region around Davis Station. Part of the ...


36. Determining Ciliate parameters for intra and inter-basin scale models [GLOBEC_102_UK_022]   PARENT METADATA
Title: Determining Ciliate parameters for intra and inter-basin scale models: abundance, biomass, cell size structure, biodiversity and production We consider microzooplankton in two main roles: ...


37. Diet and Feeding Ecology of Emperor Penguins [ASAC_419]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 419 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The ...


38. EYSEC: Ecosystem Dynamics and Sustainable Utilization of Marine Living Resources in the East China Sea and Yellow Sea [GLOBEC_022_CH_002]
EYSEC: Ecosystem Dynamics and Sustainable Utilization of Marine Living Resources in the East China Sea and Yellow Sea This programme is part of CHINA-GLOBEC. The aims of EYSEC are to: 1) ...


39. 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 ...


40. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP]   CHILD METADATA
Untreated, macerated wastewater effluent has been discharged to the sea at Davis Station since 2005, when the old wastewater treatment infrastructure was removed. This environmental assessment was ...


41. 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 ...


42. Examination of Distribution and Abundance of Avian Predators in Relation to Prey Densities and to Oceanographic Conditions [ASAC_32]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 32 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Foods of the South Polar ...


43. FOREVAR - Mesoscale environmental forcing and variability of pelagic populations in the Bay of Biscay [GLOBEC_036_FRA_001]
FOREVAR - FORcage Environnemental a meso-echelle et VARiabilite des populations pelagiques dans le golfe de Gascogne (Mesoscale environmental forcing and variability of pelagic populations in the ...


44. 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 ...


45. Feeding Ecology of Penguins at Heard Island with Special Emphasis on King Penguins [ASAC_465]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 465 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: ############# ...


46. GLOBEC-Germany - Trophic interactions between Zooplankton and Fish under the influence of Physical Processes [GLOBEC_108_DE_001]
“Trophic Interactions between Zooplankton and Fish under the Influence of Physical Processes in the Baltic and North Sea (2002 – 2007)” The international Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics (GLOBEC) ...


47. HYDROGRAPHIC DATA OF THE LOC-IUEM/UBO [UBOC01]
ENGLISH Data collected by the Chemical Oceanography Laboratory (LOC/CHIMAR, France) in the frame of two main programs: 1) nitrogen fluxes in the food web, fluid transports for coastal systems and ...


48. Hand written data sheets detailing stomach contents of birds captured on Heard Island in 1951 [Heard_Is_Birds_Stomachs_1951]
The documents available for downloading are: A scanned copy of a notebook from data collection/analysis Two annotated copies of a typed list detailing the contents of the stomachs of ...


49. Increasing the utility of data from the Continuous Plankton Recorder survey [GLOBEC_063_UK_013]   PARENT METADATA
A large proportion of the variability in abundance of the copepod Calanus, which is a major food item of larval and adult fish around the British Isles, can be related to the North Atlantic Oscillation ...


50. Integration Analysis of North Adriatic Marine Ecosystem (ECOMADR) [ECOMADR]
Project aims to identify key components of the trophic web of marine ecosystem in the northern adriatic sea, and to provide a first assessment of energy fluxes among such compartments. Since in this ...


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