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1. LBA-ECO CD-17 Secondary Forest Survey, Para and Rondonia, Brazil: 2002-2003 [CD17_FOREST_SURVEY]
This data set provides measurements for diameter at breast height (DBH), tree height, distance from tree stems to the furthest canopy element, and a species survey of secondary forests in Para and ...


2. Macquarie Island Vegetation: Plant species coverage in field plots, determined from photo interpretation [Macquarie_Island_Vegetation_photo_interpretation]   PARENT DIF
This dataset is a spreadsheet containing plant species coverage for the canopies of vegetation plots on Macquarie Island in the summers of 2008/09 and 2009/10. It was collected as part of AAS 3095, ...


3. Spatial analysis of changing terrestrial ecosystems in the Windmill Islands and the sub-Antarctic [AAS_3130]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3130. Public High latitude terrestrial ecosystems are experiencing rapid change, which is most likely caused by climate change, human impacts, and ...


4. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


5. LBA-ECO CD-09 Soil and Vegetation Characteristics, Tapajos National Forest, Brazil [CD09_SOILS_VEG_TAPAJOS]
This data set reports the results of soil and vegetation surveys at four distinct areas within the Tapajos National Forest (TNF), 50 to 100 km south of Santarem, Para, Brazil, in November 1999. At ...


6. Macquarie Island survey, Voyage 6 March 2003 [survey_v6_2003]
Voyage 6 of the Australian Antarctic Program for 2002/03 resupplied the station at Macquarie Island. Five days were spent at the island: March 24 - 28. During this time some surveys were carried ...


7. Windmill Islands Vegetation GIS Dataset [windmill_vegetation_gis]
This is a GIS dataset of the vegetation of the Windmill Islands. Interpretation was done by Rod Seppelt (Australian Antarctic Division) based on his field work, Zeiss aerial photography flown in ...


8. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


9. Annotated Atlas of the Vascular Flora of Macquarie Island - 1979 [mi_vascular_plants_census_1979]
The atlas shows the known distribution and abundance of each vascular species on Macquarie Island immediately prior to the commencement of control measures against rabbits in 1978. It gives a baseline ...


10. Antarctic Biodiversity Database - Flora Observations [Flora1]
The Antarctic Biodiversity database is a database including collection records of plants collected from the Antarctic, subantarctic islands and other areas around the world. You can search for collections ...


11. Flora and fauna survey of the Stillwell Hills, 1996/97 [flor_fna_Stillwl]
The broadscale distribution of flora (lichens, mosses, non-marine algae)and fauna (penguins, flying birds, seals)in the Stillwell Hills was mapped using gps technology. Samples of flora were collected ...


12. Heard Island 1986-1987 Scientific Expedition Report [Heard_86-87_Report]
Heard Island Expedition, 16 November 1986 to 21 January 1987, report written by Rod Ledingham, Officer in Charge. Taken from the report: The 1986-87 expedition was the second in a series of three ...


13. Heard Island Vegetation Survey 1986-1987 and 1987-1988 [Heard_veg_survey_86-88]
Vegetation surveys were conducted on Heard Island during the 1986/87 and 1987/88 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE). A stratified sampling approach was adopted. Given the limited ...


14. Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Coastal Orthophoto Mosaic derived from Non-Metric Photography [photo_mosaic_laurens_or]
The orthophoto mosaic is a rectified georeferenced image of the Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula Coastal Area. Distortions due to relief and tilt displacement have been removed. Orthophotos were derived ...


15. Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Topographic Mapping from Orthophoto Mosaic derived from Non-Metric Photography [photo_mosaic_laurens_or_TopoMapping]
The Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Topographic Data was mapped from Ortho-rectified non-metric photography. The data consists of Coastline, Crater, Volcano, Island, Lagoon, Water Storage and Watercourse ...


16. Heard Island: Baseline Data for Monitoring Longterm Change. (a) Vegetation Mapping from Orthophotos. [HI_VEG_ORTHO_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
Vegetation mapping from orthophotos derived from non-metric photography for the north eastern, south eastern, south, west and north west coastal areas of Heard Island. More information about the ...


17. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (b) Vegetation mapping from non-rectified aerial photographs and satellite imagery with accompanying data. [HI_VEG_NON_ORTHO_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
The majority of the coastal areas of Heard Island have had their vegetation mapped using orthophotos (HI_VEG_ORTHO_VEGMAP). For the remaining areas, five sets of shapefiles cover the vegetation mapping ...


18. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (c) Orthophotos used for vegetation mapping. [HI_VEG_ORTHOPHOTOS_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
The vegetation mapping project used a set of 1987 and 1980 orthophotos and orthophoto mosaics for mapping and screen-digitising (see "Quality" section). Contact AADC for access to these. A shapefile ...


19. Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. [HI_VEG_OVERALL]   CHILD DIFs
The production of a detailed vegetation dataset which can act as a sound baseline for detection of change has been a longterm process and has now been completed. There are seven &child& metadata ...


20. Latitudinal Gradient Project - Australian contributions [LGP]
This record relates to the Australian component of the Latitudinal Gradient Project. The LGP is largely a New Zealand, US and Italian venture, but a small contribution has been made by Australian ...


21. Macquarie Island - GPS vegetation survey [Macca_vegsur_gis]
This metadata record describes Simone Ingham's survey of vegetation sampling sites on Macquarie Island in the summer of 2001/2002. The Biolab base station needs to be accurately surveyed from the ...


22. Macquarie Island Azorella presence/absence data. From island wide plant survey 2010-11 [MI_Azorella_PA_201011]
This data set contains point location data for the presence or absence of Azorella macquariensis on Macquarie Island. The data were collected during an island wide alien plant survey during the 2010-11 ...


23. RiSCC Research Support Bibliography [RISCC_Bibliography]
RiSCC Research Support Bibliography compiled by RiSCC group members. There is 1 record in this bibliography. This bibliography contains references to the RiSCC program (Regional Sensitivity to Climate ...


24. SCAR Spatial Data Model and Feature Catalogue [DB_Feature_Catalogue]
The SCAR Spatial Data Model has been developed for Geoscience Standing Scientific Group (GSSG). It was presented to XXVII SCAR, 15-26 July 2002, in Shanghai, China. The Spatial Data Model is one ...


25. State of the Environment Database [DB_SOE]
Antarctica is the world's greatest remaining wilderness area. It plays a significant role in many global environmental issues such as wind and water currents and world weather patterns. State of ...


26. Structure and floristic composition of the Heard Island "Pool Complex" Community [HEARDFLORA]
Species cover data for 300 quadrats. Study sites at Azorella Peninsula, Pageos Moraine, Red Island and Mt Aubert de la Rue. Qualitative and quantitative assessments were made. The subsequent publication ...


27. The 1987/1988 Field Season at Heard Island [Heard_Island_Report_1987_1988]
1987/88 Field Season at Heard Island. Harry R. Burton. Field Leader, Antarctic Division. The 1987/88 ANARE to Heard Island was the last of a series of three summer programs there ...


28. Vegetation studies: Grazing and Long-term change [Macq_Is_JJ_001]
Data comprise records of vegetation change on Macquarie Island as a result of grazing by rabbits and possible effects of climatic change. Data include presence and absence of species, together with ...


29. Biodiversity, biogeography, reproduction and conservation of the Macquarie Island orchid Nematocerus (Corybas) dienema [ASAC_2545]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2545 See the link below for public details on this project. The orchid Nematoceras (Corybas) dienema has been found in several ...


30. Can remote sensing be used to map vegetation and monitor community change in Antarctica? [ASAC_2392]
This dataset consists of Hyperion satellite imagery, as well as GPS ground truthing of vegetation quadrats. The aims of this project were: 1. to produce a spectral library of the major subantarctic ...


31. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_3095_Vegetation_Change]   PARENT DIF
Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit numbers (data owned by and provided to the ...


32. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


33. Investigation of virus biodiversity in Antarctic terrestrial plants [ASAC_2153]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 2004. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Continental samples were collected between 2004 and 2006. This project aims ...


34. Macquarie Island Aerobiology and Wind Climate Project: Phase 3 [ASAC_246]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 246 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Analyses of data collected ...


35. Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996 [ASAC_2277]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project. A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared ...


36. Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems [RiSCC]: the periantarctic region [ASAC_1015]
This project is looking at how subantarctic plants and ecosystems will respond to climate change. Global warming is already causing changes in terrestrial ecosystems, and the effects on terrestrial ...


37. Structure and floristic composition of the Heard Island "Pool Complex" Community [ASAC_255]
The stratigraphy, hydrology and vegetation of the Heard Island (sub-Antarctic; 53 deg. 05'S, 73 deg. 30'E) 'pool complex' bogs are described. Spatial variation in processes that might have contributed ...


38. Systematics of antarctic plants [ASAC_2361]
Taxonomic studies will utilise primarily the existing AAD collections (approximately 25000) from the herbarium (ADT) with supplemental collections from Antarctica (particularly Victoria Land) and ...


39. Bryophyte species composition over moisture gradients in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica; development of a baseline for monitoring climate change impacts [ASAC_1313_Baseline]   PARENT DIF
This metadata record describes supplementary material to accompany the listed publication, and the data described in the paper and the supplementary material relates to AAS (ASAC) project 1313, as ...


40. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_1015_macca_veg_change]
Taken from the report in the download file: Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit ...


41. Cultivation of novel Sub-Antarctic Plants [ASAC_1264]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 1264 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Australia's subantarctic islands are both precious ...


42. Differential GPS data collected at Heard Island 2003/04 for the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems (RiSCC) program [ASAC_1015_HIGPS03_04]
Metadata notes for RiSCC Heard Island 2003_04 season (ASAC 1015) - DGPS data and Base Station data DGPS data are described below, and associated data files listed. 1. Three Island study - Phenology ...


43. Effects of Elevated UV Irradiation and CO2 Levels on Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants, Including Implications for Ecosystem Management [ASAC_115]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 115 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Umbilicaria decussata, ...


44. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: overall [ASAC_1174]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1174 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Australia's World Heritage ...


45. Heard Island: Terrestrial Biology: Documenting vegetation change on Heard Island. [ASAC_1181]   CHILD DIFs
2000-01 fieldwork undertaken Heard Island 53 deg. 05 min. S., 73 deg. 30 min. E. Field area covered: southeast end of island from Long Beach to Gilchrist Beach. 150 GPS control points collected on ...


46. Moss beds at Casey: detailed map of experimental sites [ASAC_1313_Casey_Moss_Map_2003]   PARENT DIF
The data are comprised of a spreadsheet with locations (latitude and longitude) and labels for moss bed quadrats. The quadrats are located in two sites: Antarctic Specially Protected Area 135 (formerly ...


47. Nitrogen studies in sub-Antarctic terrestrial environments [ASAC_1022]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1022 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Nitrogen ...


48. Photos of quadrat locations for data collection of ASAC project 1313 in ASPA 135 [ASAC_1313_ASPA135_Photos]   PARENT DIF
Photos of quadrat locations for vegetation transects at site ASPA 135. Three photos per page, showing: broad quadrat location within site (left), quadrat locaiton in relation to metal marker fixed ...


49. Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island [ASAC_1187_megaherbs]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. ...


50. 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 ...


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