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1. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


2. Batch ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_BATCHIX]
A series of ion-exchange batch equilibrium experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


3. Column breakthrough ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_COLUMNSIX]
A series of ion-exchange column breakthrough experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


4. Field trial of WTP ion-exchange columns using Amberlite IRC748 during the Thala Valley clean-up [AAS1300_PW_FIELDTRIALIX]
Ion-exchange columns were used in the WTP (water treatment plant) for water treatment during the clean-up of the Thala Valley tip - data collected during the operation were used as a field trial to ...


5. Chemical assessment during cleanup of the Thala Valley tip site, Casey Station, 2002/2003-2003/2004 [TVcleanup_2002-2004]   CHILD DIFs
Chemical assessment data for selected heavy metals determined for the abandoned waste disposal site at Thala Valley, Casey Station, over two seasons (pre- and during cleanup). 2002-03 ...


6. Estimated environmental impact and ecological risk posed by contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_impact]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The environmental impacts and risk of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic Islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of ...


7. Management of contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands [SOE_contaminated_sites_manage]
INDICATOR DEFINITION The management response to contaminated sites in the Australian Antarctic Territory and Australian sub-Antarctic islands. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types of indicators ...


8. Toxicity of Heavy Metals in Seawater to Juvenile Heart Urchins (Abatus spp) [toxicity_hm_sw]   PARENT DIF
These data sets describe the toxicity of lead, coppyer, zinc and cadmium spiked seawater to the juveniles of Abatus ingens and Abatus nimrodi. Metals were tested separately over exposure periods ...


9. Toxicity of sediment spiked with Thala Valley Tip Fines to the Temperate Heart Urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_tipfines_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with contaminated soil from Thala Valley tip site at Casey. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed for ...


10. Uptake of heavy metals from copper and lead spiked sediments by Echinocardium cordatum [uptake_metals_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the concentrations of copper, lead and iron in the calcareous tests of heart urchins that were exposed to spiked sediments for 60 days. Porewater is the water extracted from ...


11. Concentration of heavy metals in marine waters around Casey station - summer 2003/04 [DGT-Heavymetals-Casey03-04]
The concentration of heavy metals in seawater at four sites around Casey was determined via Diffusive Gradients in Thin films (DGT) loggers attached to experimental mesocosms suspended below the sea ...


12. Contaminated Sites Database [DB_Contaminated_Sites]
This database has been developed to provide data for state of the environment reporting and as an aid for the management of contaminated sites in Antarctica. It contains known suspected and known ...


13. Heavy metal content of Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) tissue - Short-term biomonitoring of Thala Valley Tip Clean-up, Casey, Summer 2003/04 [Heavymetals-Gamms-Casey03-04]
The heavy metal content of whole Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) were measured from specimens collected and deployed in experimental mesocosms around Casey station during the summer of 2003/04. ...


14. 0.5 hour 1 M HCl extraction data for the Windmill Islands marine sediments [ASAC_2201_HCL_0.5]
These results are for the 0.5 hour extraction of HCl. See also the metadata records for the 4 hour extraction of HCl, and the time trial data for 1 M HCl extractions. A regional survey of potential ...


15. 4 hour 1 M HCl extraction data for the Windmill Islands marine sediments [ASAC_2201_HCL_4]
These results are for the 4 hour extraction of HCl. See also the metadata records for the 0.5 hour extraction of HCl, and the time trial data for 1 M HCl extractions. A regional survey of potential ...


16. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


17. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


18. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


19. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


20. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


21. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2201 - Natural variability and human induced change in Antarctic nearshore marine benthic communities [ASAC_2201_field_lab_books]   PARENT DIF
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station and Davis Station between 1997 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2201 - Natural variability and human induced ...


22. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2385 - Development and application of DGT devices for passive sampling of contaminated waters in the Antarctic environment [ASAC_2385_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station between 1997 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2385 - Development and application of DGT devices for passive ...


23. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2570 - Constraints on hydrocarbon adsorption and nutrient release from zeolites at low temperatures for hydrocarbon remediation in Antarctica [ASAC_2570_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station between 2004 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2570 - Constraints on hydrocarbon adsorption and nutrient release ...


24. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2576 - The hydraulic behaviour of Permeable Reactive Barrier materials under freeze-thaw conditions [ASAC_2576_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station between 2004 and 2007 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2576 - The hydraulic behaviour of Permeable Reactive Barrier ...


25. Development and application of DGT devices for passive sampling of contaminated waters in the Antarctic environment [ASAC_2385]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2385 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Facilities for chemical analysis of environmental samples ...


26. Heavy metal and organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic vertebrates [ASAC_590]
As top predators seabirds have the potential to accumualte marine pollutants. This study quantified heavy metal loads in 3 species of albatross. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Cadmium ...


27. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...


28. Lead isotopes in snow and ice as an indicator of past changes to the Antarctic environment [ASAC_966]
From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Techniques for Pb measurements have reached the stage where Antarctic ice with sub-picogram per gram concentrations can be reliably analysed for isotopic ...


29. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT DIF
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


30. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: boulders and boulder fields. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats2]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested dsampling desing was used with several spatial scales. ...


31. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: flat and sloping rocky areas. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats1]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested dsampling desing was used with several spatial scales. ...


32. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: (core samples: Nov 1998 - Jan 1999) [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey4]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken by divers using hand-held corers (core size - 10 cm diameter by 10 cm deep). This ...


33. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Brown Bay Grid - samples taken along a pollution gradient. [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_BBG]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken along four transects in Brown Bay, along a pollution gradient that has its source ...


34. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Spatial variation and human impacts. (core samples: Oct-Dec 1997) [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey2]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken by divers using hand-held corers (core size - 10 cm diameter by 10 cm deep). The ...


35. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (Winter grab samples), June-Sept 1998 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey3]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in winter 1998, using a van-Veen grab (surface area 20 ...


36. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (grab samples), Feb - Mar, 1997 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey1]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in late summer (Feb-March) 1997, using a van-Veen grab ...


37. Time Trial 1 M HCl extraction data for the Windmill Islands marine sediments [ASAC_2201_HCL_TT]
These results are for the time trial extraction of HCl. See also the metadata records for the 0.5 and 4 hour extractions of HCl. A regional survey of potential contaminants in marine or estuarine ...


38. Heavy metal toxicity to Antarctic macroalgae measured using a robotic PAM fluorometer [Algal_Toxicity_Project]   PARENT DIF
Experiments were carried out at Casey Station over the summer of 2005-2006 to investigate declines in chlorophyll fluorescence following from exposure to seawater spiked with heavy metals. Chlorophyll ...


39. Samples from 2007 for the COPOL project [org.polarresearch-576]   PARENT DIF
COPOL is a project under the auspices of the International Polar Year (IPY). The main objective of the project is to understand the dynamic range of man-made contaminants in marine ecosystems of Polar ...


40. Cadmium (Cd) Consumption [geodata_2128]
World metal consumption


41. Toxicity of Sediment Collected Upriver and Downriver of Major Cities along the Lower Mississippi River. [usgs_brd_cerc_d_lower_Miss]
The Lower Mississippi River contributes significantly to the biodiversity and ecological stability of the alluvial valley, but agricultural, industrial and municipal developments have historically ...


42. Toxicity of Water from Three South Carolina Rivers to Larval Striped Bass [BRD_TOXICITY]
The toxicity of water from three rivers in the Santee-Cooper drainage of South Carolina was evaluated in a series of on-site studies with larval striped bass Morone saxatiliss. Mortality and swimming ...


43. Sewage Sludge Production [geodata_1550]
Sewage sludge can be of domestic or mixed (industrial plus domestic) origin, depending on the type of network feeding the public treatment plants. Alongside its fertilizer value for crops, sewage ...


44. Collaborative Research: Diamonds and Oil from the Tundra: A System Study on the Impact of Changing Seasons on Mining and Oil Exploration NSF Award 0902130 [coll_res_diam_oil_tundra_sys_study_imp_chang_seas_min_oil_exp_nsf_award_0902130]
This project seeks to understand how changing season length, principally winter, affects transportation systems that rely on ice roads in the Northwest Territories, Canada. From this small system, ...


45. State of the Environment - Norway 2004 [SOE_NORWAY]
State of the Environment Norway ("http://www.environment.no/" provides the latest information about the state and development of the environment. The service presents environmental topics ...


46. Major Marine Ecological Disturbances, Morbidity, Mortality and Disease of Marine Wildlife Species Human Health and Economic Impacts [HEED_UNH]
The HEED (Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions of) Global Change Program, a 3-year effort funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Global Programs ...


47. Trace metals in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica: natural processes and human impact [ECA069]
To evaluate the extent of human impact on a pristine Antarctic environment, natural baseline levels of trace metals have been established in the basement rocks of the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica. ...


48. High temporal resolution, continuous ice core measurements for WAIS Divide (WDC05A, WDC05Q) [mcconnell_0538427]
Nearly continuous, monthly averaged measurements of hydrogen peroxide, nitrate, liquid conductivity, and 12 elements (Na, Mg, Al, S, Ca, Mn, Fe, Rb, Sr, Ce, Pb, and U) for two intermediate depth ice ...


49. New York Harbor Water Quality Surveys [NYC_NYharborwaterquality]
This dataset provides annual surveys of water quality. The harbor survey monitors the quality of harbor waters and identifies the impacts of the city's pollution control programs ...


50. Casco Bay Estuary Partnership Monitoring Programs [gomc_99]   CHILD DIFs
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership is working to protect and restore the Casco Bay ecosystem and watershed while sustaining compatible human uses. The stakeholder-developed "Casco Bay Plan" ...


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