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1. Vegetation communities, species distribution and foliar morphology as indicators of climate change on Marion Island [ASAC_1015_MarionIs]
Altitudinal variations in vegetation community composition, species ranges and foliar morphology were collected on subantarctic Marion Island. Two altitudinal transects on the eastern slopes of the ...


2. Ducks and Mallards of Macquarie Island [AADC-00031]
(Abstract from 'The ducks of Macquarie Island') Early reference to waterfowl on Macquarie Island and observations made by ANARE expeditioners between 1949 and 1985 are reviewed and discussed. Apart ...


3. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Davis Area, Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_D_73]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adélie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore ...


4. Foraging Ecology of Gentoo Penguins [ASAC_709]
Gentoo penguins are the least numerous of the penguins breeding at Macquarie Island, and the only species to rear two chicks. This project examined the interactions between diving behaviour, diet ...


5. Kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean: intercontinental travel for sessile and semi-sessile organisms. [ASAC_2914]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2914 See the link below for public details on this project. Can animals raft between countries on floating seaweed? We aim to answer that question using ...


6. Periodicity in foraging areas of leopard seals in the region south of Macquarie Island [ASAC_2268]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- Leopard seals are usually seen in the pack-ice where they pup on the ice and where they must first face life at sea. However at Macquarie Island, well to ...


7. Southern Elephant Seal Foraging in the Southern Ocean [ASAC_468]
Twenty three juvenile (8-14 months of age) southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina L.) from Macquarie Island were tracked during 1993 and 1995. Migratory tracks and ocean areas with concentrated ...


8. The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean [ASAC_2163]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2163 See the link below for public details on this project. Records of observations of kelp rafts passing within 50 m of one ...


9. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Mawson Area Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adélie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from ...


10. Effect of spatial and temporal variation in marine productivity on energy acquisition in southern elephant seals, Mirounga leonina [ASAC_1171]
The demographic performance of high level antarctic predators is ultimately determined by the oceanic processes that influence the spatial and temporal distribution of primary productivity. This study ...


11. Adelie Penguin Dietary Data From Edmonson Point, Antarctica [Adelie_diet_EDP]
This dataset contains the results from surveys on the feeding habits of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at Edmonson Point, Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica. Surveys have been conducted since 1994, ...


12. IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_OBSERVED]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessement Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database contains observed responses to climate change across a wide range of systems ...


13. North American Bird Banding Retrieval Files [brdpwrc0001]
The Banding Retrieval File contains summarized records for data through the last full calendar year for all game birds banded since 1908, and for all nongame birds banded since 1954. ...


14. Breeding Bird Survey Grid for Lower 48 States, Alaska and Southern portion of Canada [USGS_PWRC_BreedingBirdSurveyGrid]
This is a polygon coverage of the mathematically generated grid for North America, excluding Mexico and the Northern portion of Canada. The grid is used in the statistical analysis of the Breeding ...


15. Compiled Shorebird Migration Locations for Great Knot, Red Knot and Bar-Tailed Godwit in the Sea of Okhotsk coastal region, Russian Far East [UAF_compiledshorebirdmigrationgreatknot]
Movements of animals are believed to improve their fitness. Migration is such a technique, and it can be commonly observed among birds. In most of the migratory species, clear migration ...


16. The North American Breeding Bird Survey, Results and Analysis 1966 - 2011. Version 12-13-2012. [USGS_PWRC_BreedingBirdSurvey_V10.15.2010]
This website consists of a series of interactive programs and maps that describe population change for North American Birds summarized from North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) data. Metadata ...


17. Determination, Biological Consequences, and Modeling of Sex-Specific Demographic Rates in Declining, Threatened, or Endangered Metapopulations [brdpwrc0053]
Proper management of animal populations requires an understanding of both population dynamics and ecology, and more research that integrates population dynamics and ecological studies is needed to ...


18. North American Bird Encounter Retrieval File [brdpwrc0002]
The Encounter Retrieval File contains records of banded birds that have been encountered, subsequent to any capture, and reported to the Bird Banding Laboratory. Encounter data include the associated ...


19. Plant and Animal Phenology Data for the United States [USGS_USA_NationalPhenologyNetwork]
ABSTRACT: As of January 1, 2013, the dataset contains phenology data on 591 species of plants and animals, with 7,512 locations registered across the United States. Protocols used are documented in ...


20. Estimation of Critical Parameters in Conjunction with Monitoring the Florida Snail Kite Population [USGS_SOFIA_kitchens_snail_kite]
Life history traits and the population dynamics of the snail kite may vary considerably across space and over time. Understanding the influence of environmental (spatial and temporal) variation on ...


21. North American Bird Banding Summary Retrieval File [BRD_BIRD_BANDING]
[For a more detailed metadata record, see: "http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/brd/brd_birdband.html"] The Banding Retrieval File contains summarized records for data through the last ...


22. Apapane, Characteristics of Hawaiian Honeycreeper [brdpier0002]
The Apapane is the most abundant species of Honeycreeper and is perhaps best known for its wide-ranging flights in search of localized blooms of ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha) flowers, its primary ...


23. Aspects of the Life History and Foraging Ecology of the Endangered Akiapolaau [brdpier0004]
Relative abundance, breeding ecology, annual survival, home range, and foraging ecology of the Akiapolaau (Hemignathus munroi), an endangered Hawaiian honeycreeper, were studied on the island of Hawaii. ...


24. Demography and Movements of Apapane and Iiwi in Hawaii [brdpier0005]
Density, annual survival, philopatry, and movements of two species of Hawaiian honeycreepers, the Apapane (Himatione sanguinea) and the Iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea), were studied at four sites on the ...


25. Demography and Movements of the Endangered Akepa and Hawaii Creeper [brdpier0006]
Populations of the endangered Akepa (Loxops coccineus coccineus) and Hawaii Creeper (Oreomystis mana) at four sites on the island of Hawaii. Mean monthly density (+/-) of Akepa was 5.74 +/- 0.87, ...


26. Demography and movements of the Omao (Myadestes obscurus) [brdpier0007]
Density, age-specific survival, timing of breeding and molting, and movements of the Omao or Hawaiian Thrush (Myadestes obscurus) were studied at four sites on the island of Hawaii. Mean monthly ...


27. Investigation of Bird Mortality in the Playa Lakes of Southeastern New Mexico. [brdnwhc0001]


28. Participation in Treaties - Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals [geodata_1577]
CMS has a unique role to play in focusing attention on and addressing the conservation needs of the 107 endangered species presently listed in Appendix I - including, among others, the Siberian crane, ...


29. Africa Cattle Type (East Coast Fever Project), 1989 [NBId0236_101]
The Cattle Type data set is part of the East Coast Fever (ECF) database covering sub-Saharan, East, and Central Africa. The ECF study determined both areas at risk and potential migration of the disease ...


30. Cattle and Buffalo distribution (Africa) [NBId0012_101]
The Cattle and Buffalo distribution dataset shows cattle and buffalo distribution for sub-Saharan, East and Central Africa. It is part of the East Coast Fever (ECF) dataset. The ECF study determined ...


31. IPY NL - Avian influenza in arctic breeding waterfowl [Waterfowl_AIV_Hoye_IPY172_NL]
This project investigates the interaction between Arctic-breeding migratory waterfowl and avian influenza viruses. We have used RT-PCR targeting the matrix gene of the influenza virus to detect current ...


32. Distribution and abundance of cetaceans off Adélie Land, Antarctica [1014_0_IPEV_FR]
The Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle has launched in 2010 the CETA projet (Cetaceans Observations Off Terre Adélie). The project aims at documenting background information on summer presence and ...


33. Immunogenetics of Antarctic pack ice seals in the Ross Sea [Pack_ice_seal_immunogenetics]
This data set consists of 518 tissue samples obtained from four species of Antarctic pack ice phocid pinnipeds (Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddellii; crabeater seal, Lobodon carcinophaga; ...


34. Otolith chemistry of Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) and Antarctic toothfish (D. mawsoni) [toothfish_otolith_chemistry]
Minor and trace element chemistry measured along the edges and in the nuclei of otoliths sampled from Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides), taken from around South America and the Antarctic ...


35. Genetic sequencing of terrestrial invertebrates along the latitudinal range of the Ross Dependency to determine patterns of biodiversity, phylogenetic relationships and levels of gene flow among populations [K028_1999_2008_NZ_1]
Molecular techniques (allozyme electrophoresis and mitochondrial gene sequencing) were used to characterise the Antarctic terrestrial biodiversity along the latitudinal range of the Ross Dependency ...


36. CRETACEOUS - PALEOGENE VERTEBRATES FROM THE JAMES ROSS BASIN, ANTARCTIC PENINSULA: EVOLUTION AND BIOGEOGRAPHY [CDA_AR_PICTA-23-2004-PALAEO-VERT]
ENGLISH Latest Cretaceous-Paleogene sedimentary sequences in the James Ross Basin, Antarctica contains a unique record of marine and terrestrial vertebrates that documents ...


37. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD DIFs
In English: This dataset contains information on the registered data on studies of the biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. This dataset is also the parent record ...


38. Sensitivity to temperature and radiation and irradiance along latitudinal and altitudinal gradients [CNDA-ESP_ANT99-0680_LIQ_07]   PARENT DIF
In English: This dataset contains information on the ECOTER project, carrying out an integrated study of Antarctic vegetation communities, including mosses, lichens and vascular ...


39. Wyoming range maps for terrestrial vertebrates by hexagon [wygisc_wyhex]
Used a model input to the Wyoming Gap Analysis predicted vertebrate species distribution, (other inputs include habitat and elevation). This information is also useful in the respect ...


40. 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 ...


41. Breeding Bird Survey for North America [Canada_NWRC_BreedBirdSur]
The North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) was initiated in 1966 in the U.S. and Canada as a means to collect long-term data on songbird population trends. It is coordinated in Canada ...


42. North American Bird Banding and Recovery Database [CANEMRCCRSBIRDBAND]
This banding database provides complete coverage of Canada, including the U.S. and Mexico. The recovery database provides information on birds banded in North America and recovered anywhere ...


43. Mare Cognitum - Nordic Seas Ecosystem [GLOBEC_012_NRWY_001]
Mare Cognitum 1993 - 2001 Mare Cognitum aimed to identify the major factors and mechanisms causing variability in the Nordic Seas ecosystem. Insight into the functioning ...


44. Algae cultures from air trap samples, snow samples and algal surveys from Scott Base, the Ross Ice Shelf and Victoria Valley to determine the dispersal of algae by wind within Antarctica [K053_1990_1991_NZ_2]
The dispersal of algae by wind within Antarctica was investigated by testing four techniques for detecting viable algae in the air: 1) High through put 'jet' spore samples, 2) Clinical monitors, 3) ...


45. Biology of the springtail Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni at Cape Bird: feeding habits, life cycle and migration movements throughout a season [K017_1969_1970_NZ_1]
Aspects of the biology of Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni (Collembola) was investigated at Cape Bird. The work can be divided into three main investigations: 1) Food studies - which included isolation and ...


46. Data from GPS loggers and Time Depth Recorders with VHF transmitters attached to female Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) at Hutton Cliffs throughout the winter months [K063_2002_2004_NZ_2]
Links between the foraging performance of Weddell seals breeding in McMurdo Sound and a range of oceanographic parameters, including sea surface temperature, productivity and bathymetry encountered ...


47. Radio-tracking of adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at sea during their first foraging trip following egg laying [K121_1985_1986_NZ_1]
The movements of adelie penguins at sea during their first foraging trip following egg laying was monitored by attaching radio transmitters to both males (7) and females (3). The location of the birds ...


48. Satellite transmitter tracking of adelie penguins during their winter migration route from Cape Bird and Cape Hallett [K063_1997_1998_NZ_1]
Winter migration routes of adelie penguins were investigated by attaching transmitters to penguins from the Cape Bird colony and Cape Hallett colony and tracking the birds throughout the winter. Dummy ...


49. LIFECO: Distribution and abundance of plankton and fish relative to frontal processes [GLOBEC_091_LIFECO_005]   PARENT DIF
This work package is part of the LIFECO programme: LInking hydrographic Frontal activity to ECOsystem dynamics in the North Sea and Skagerrak - importance to fish stock recruitment. The purpose of ...


50. Environmental, nutritional and endocrine regulation of diapause in the calanoid copepod, Calanus finmarchicus [GLOBEC_106_UK_026]   PARENT DIF
Diapause is a key feature of the life-cycle of many marine copepods and is thought to be regulated by a number of interacting factors that range from broad scale environmental cues, through to the ...


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