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1. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [LARISSA_0732655]
Like no other region on Earth, the northern Antarctic Peninsula represents a spectacular natural laboratory of climate change and provides the opportunity to study the record of past climate and ecological ...


2. Field experiment testing effect of increased water and nutrient availability on Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation communities [ASAC_1087_WaterNutrientExpt]
Description of the work is provided in the file named: ASAC 1087_WN-descriptions.doc The work consists of a multiseason manipulative field experiment investigating the effect of increased water and ...


3. Moss desiccation experiments conducted at Casey 1998-99 and 1999-2000 by Jane Wasley [ASAC_1087_Desiccation]
Series of desiccation experiments conducted in the Casey station laboratories using field collected moss samples, as described in Wasley et al. 2006 and Wasley 2004. Data to be provided.


4. Windmill Islands of vegetation transects, surveyed 2012 to 13 (10 years) [AAS_4046_Transects_2012-13]
Metadata ID: AAS_4046_Transects_2012-13 title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2012/13 (10 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands vegetation 10 year ...


5. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2010/11 (8 years) [AAS_3042_Transects_2010-11]
Metadata ID: AAS_3042_Transects_2010-11 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2010/11 (8 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands eight year vegetation ...


6. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2011-12 (9 years) [AAS_3129_Transects_2011-12]
Metadata ID: AAS_3129_Transects_2011-12 title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2011-12 (9 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands nine year vegetation ...


7. Herbicide efficacy and selectivity - Poa annua and three native grasses from Macquarie Island [AAS_4158_HERBICIDE]
Poa annua is an invasive weed of sub-Antarctic Islands, impacting on native biodiversity. Given high conservation values and threats from disturbance and climate change, the development of targeted ...


8. Wasley 2004 PhD thesis, titled: The Effect of Climate Change on Antarctic Terrestrial Flora [ASAC_1087_Wasely_2004-PhD]
The file provided is a PDF file of the PhD thesis completed by Jane Wasley in 2004. The thesis research was based on field work conducted in the Windmill Islands region (based at Casey station), during ...


9. Windmill Islands vegetation transects surveyed 2002-03 (baseline) [ASAC_1313_Transects_2002-03]
Metadata ID: ASAC_1313_Transects_2002-03 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2002/03 (baseline) This record contains data associated with a Windmill Islands vegetation baseline ...


10. Windmill Islands vegetation transects surveyed 2007-08 (five years) [ASAC_1313_Transects_2007-08]
Metadata ID: ASAC_1313_Transects_2007-08 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2007/08 (5 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands 5 year vegetation ...


11. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 1999-2000 (pilot) [ASAC_1087_Transects_1999-00]
Metadata ID: ASAC_1087_Transects_1999-00 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 1999/2000 (pilot) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands vegetation survey ...


12. Collaborative Research: Replicate Coring at WAIS Divide to Obtain Additional Samples at Events of High Scientific Interest [severinghaus_1043421]
This award supports a project to obtain samples of ice in selected intervals for replication and verification of the validity and spatial representativeness of key results in the WAIS Divide ice core, ...


13. Collaborative Research: The Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, Horizontal Ice Core: Exploring changes in the Natural Methane Budget in a Warming World and Expanding the Paleo-archive [petrenko_1245659]
This award supports a project to use the Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, ablation zone to collect ice samples for a range of paleoenvironmental studies. A record of carbon-14 of atmospheric methane (14CH4) ...


14. Fugitive Gases (Helium, Neon, and Oxygen) in the WAIS Divide Ice Core as Tracers of Basal Processes and Past Biospheric Carbon Storage [severinghaus_1143619]
This award supports a project to extend the study of gases in ice cores to those gases whose small molecular diameters cause them to escape rapidly from ice samples (the so-called "fugitive gases"). ...


15. Methane isotope variations covering the Holocene from the WAIS Divide core [NSIDC-0649]
This award supports a project to better predict how natural CH4 emissions will respond to and force future climate change through a detailed study of the global biogeochemical cycles that control ...


16. Giant Icebergs of the Ross Sea, in situ Drift and Weather Measurements, Antarctica [NSIDC-0350]
During 2001-2006, 6 giant icebergs (B15A, B15J, B15K, C16 and C25) adrift in the southwestern Ross Sea, Antarctica, were instrumented with global positioning system (GPS) receivers, magnetic compasses ...


17. Macquarie Island Bryopyte Traits [AAS_4192_BRYOPHYTES]
Paradoxically, climate warming increases plant injury and death from freezing and heat-induced water stress. Survival depends on a functional water transport system. However, features that enhance ...


18. Tacheometric Survey Near Davis, 1978-79 [davis_tacheometric_1978]
A copy of field notes compiled during the course of the tacheometric survey of Davis Station and vicinity during the 1978-79 summer season.


19. Sensitivity and response of Antarctic moss and terrestrial algae to fuel contaminants [AAS_4100_Moss_Contaminants]
See the download file for the full, unedited summary - this version has been slightly modified in order to display correctly. Sample collection and test preparation This metadata record contains ...


20. Toxicity of single metals and metal mixtures to Antarctic Marine Copepods [AAS_4100_Toxicity_Copepods]
This metadata record contains the results of two bioassays testing the response of Antarctic marine copepods to both individual and combined metals via 14 day toxicity tests. The tests were conducted ...


21. Environmental History of Small Lake Catchments in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica [ASAC_31]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 31 See the link below for public details on this project. Ammoelphidiella antarctica Conato and Segre occurs in thin unconsolidated muddy sediments at 55m ...


22. Application of High-resolution digital topographic data to the detection of incipient sinkhole formation in central Florida [C_FL_Sinkhole]
The topography of central Florida is an excellent example of a continental landscape dominated by a single geomorphic process: karst, an array of landforms formed in response to chemical weathering ...


23. ESRI Data and Maps [ESRI_DM]
ESRI Data & Maps is preconfigured to work with ESRI's software products and is also bundled with ArcGIS software and solutions products such as ArcGIS Business ...


24. Geophysical Properties of New Zealand Database [GNS_GP]
The Geophysical Properties of New Zealand Database contains five datasets related to geophysical properties of the solid earth. 1. Land Gravity - Over 37,000 digital records covering ...


25. Geophysical Surveys of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho, September, 2002 [USGS_OFR_2003_150]
The objectives of the September, 2002 Geophysical Surveys of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho operations, preliminarily reported here, were (1) to compile a detailed bathymetric map of the lake using swath-mapping ...


26. Geophysical, Sedimentological, and Photographic Data from the John Day Reservoir, Washington and Oregon [USGS_OFR_2004_1014]
Recently, concerns about declining stocks of endangered anadromous salmonids in the Columbia River basin raised the issue of restoration of riverine functions in this and other Columbia and Snake ...


27. Global Land Cover Characterization Program [USGS_GLCC]
The Global Land Cover Characterization Project was established to meet science data requirements identified by the International Geosphere and Biosphere Programme (IGBP), and the U. S. Global Change ...


28. LBA-ECO CD-06 Biogeochemistry of Ji-Parana River and Tributaries, Brazil: 1999-2003 [CD06_BGC_JIPARANA]
This data set provides spatially extensive and temporally intensive surveys of the river biogeochemistry of the Ji-Parana River Basin in Western Amazonia, Rondonia, Brazil. The concentrations of major ...


29. National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Center for Tsunami Inundation Mapping Efforts (TIME): Inundation Maps [TIME]
The Center for Tsunami Inundation Mapping Efforts (TIME) was created to assist the Pacific States in the development and maintenance of maps which identify areas of potential tsunami flooding. ...


30. SNEP Digital Spatial Data Catalog: Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [CEIC_SNEP]
The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project (SNEP) is an assessment of the Sierra Nevada ecoregion which was requested by Congress in 1992. Along with a scientific review of late-successional ...


31. Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study Modernization of FEMA Flood Hazard Maps: GIS Data [USGS_DS_2006_236]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) guidelines do not currently exist for conducting and incorporating tsunami hazard assessments that reflect the substantial ...


32. Soil-Erosion Modeling in Rheurdt [TERRESTRIS_SOIL_RHEURDT]
A lot of damages in the community of Rheurdt were caused because of deposited soil material after heavily rainstorms in June and from October till November 1998. ...


33. Soil-erosion modelling in Schwalmtal-L├╝ttelforst [TERRESTRIS_SOIL_Schwalmtal]
The good results of the project in Rheurdt were the cause for the community of Schwalmtal, a nearby located community with similar erosion problems, to place an ...


34. Status of the Sierra Nevada: The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [USGS-DDS-43]
This publication consists of the online version of a CD-ROM publication, U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-43. The data for this publication total 175 MB on the CD-ROM and 167 MB for ...


35. The Long Valley Caldera GIS Database [USGS-DDS-081]
The Long Valley Caldera GIS Database provides an overview of the studies being conducted by the Long Valley Observatory in eastern California from 1975 to 2001. The database includes geologic, monitoring, ...


36. The Miombo (Africa) Network Land Use/Land Cover CD-ROM from the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP) [IGBP_MIOMBO]
The Miombo Woodlands system is taken to include all those Southern and Central African ecosystems which occur under a hot, subhumid, seasonally-wet climate on soils derived ...


37. The Platte River Program [USGS_PLATTE]
The goal of the Platte River Program is to provide objective scientific information that will contribute to science-based decisions for managing natural resources. The USGS will contribute information ...


38. Urban Dynamics Research Program: Analysis of Land Use Change in Urban Environments [USGS_UDRP]
The Urban Dynamics project looks at land use change in urban environments in order to provide a historical perspective of land use change and an assessment of the spatial patterns, rates, correlation, ...


39. PETROS - Worldwide Databank of Major Element Chemical Analyses of Igneous Rocks [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G00030]   PARENT DIF
PETROS is a worldwide data bank of major element chemical analyses of igneous rocks compiled for research and teaching purposes by Dr. Felix Mutschler and Staff at Eastern ...


40. Sea Ice Biota of Coastal Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_875]
The distribution and abundance of ice-associated copepods in the fast ice of the Australian Antarctic Territory were investigated over a distance of approximately 650 km between October and December ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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 ...


43. Assessing UV-B induced DNA damage in Antarctic plants: is desiccation a compounding factor? [ASAC_1310]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1310 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Increasing UV-radiation over Antarctica each spring may ...


44. Diet and Population of Fish Predators at Heard Island [ASAC_131]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC project 131 (ASAC_131). Taken from the referenced publication: The diet of Heard Island cormorants was investigated by examination of casts over three ...


45. The distribution and abundance of nesting sites of flying seabirds in eastern Prydz Bay [ASAC_1306]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1306 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The locations and characteristics of nest sites in the ...


46. Development and application of particle separator technology for removal of contaminants from water in Antarctica; Site Characterisation, geochemistry [ASAC_1300_UMELB_SC]
The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has identified the Thala Valley Tip near Casey Station as a high priority site for remediation. However there are difficulties with regards to contaminant dispersal ...


47. 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 ...


48. Heard Island Geodesy. [ASAC_1265]
National Mapping Division (Geoscience Australia) has produced a Technical Report on the Heard Island Geodesy project (ASAC 1265). The main objectives of the 2000 geodetic survey of Heard Island were ...


49. Ground-based imaging spectroscopy data for estimation of Antarctic moss relative vigour from remotely sensed chlorophyll content and leaf density at ASPA 135 [AAS_4046_Spectroscopy_Moss_Vigour]
(Two supporting figures are contained within the metadata document in the download file) The ground-based imaging spectroscopy data were acquired with the Headwall Photonics Micro-Hyperspec VNIR ...


50. Quaternary Fault and Fold Database for the United States [USGS_QFAULTS]
This website contains information on faults and associated folds in the United States that are believed to be sources of M>6 earthquakes during the Quaternary (the past 1,600,000 years). Maps of these ...


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