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1. 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 ...


2. 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 ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. Field measurements of temperature, moisture and photosynthetic activity in three species of moss at Casey over a two week period in January 2003 [ASAC_1313_Moss_Field_Measurements]
Samples were collected at ASPA 135, at the melt lake, northeast side. This metadata record provides data collected during 2002/3 at Casey. Temperature sensors (i-buttons) were inserted into moss ...


10. Foraging ecology of emperor penguins in summer and potential overlap with fisheries [ASAC_1252]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1252 See the link below for public details on this project. Currently three datasets are attached to this metadata record. Dive data collected in 1988, ...


11. Foraging zones of Macaroni Penguins breeding at Heard Island [ASAC_1257]
With a population of about 2 million pairs macaroni penguins are the most abundant penguin in the HIMI region. These birds feed on mesopelagic fish and, to a lesser extent, mackerel icefish. Despite ...


12. 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 Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore islands) ...


13. 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 Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from aerial ...


14. Amery shallow ice coring [ASAC_1224]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1224 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Ice core drilling is used to extract information from glacial ...


15. Archaeological sites on Heard Island compiled by Eric Woehler [ASAC_1219_HIMI_archaeology]
Two excel spreadsheets of archaeological data/sites from Heard Island. Compiled by Eric Woehler from his, and others, work in February of 2004. The spreadsheets contain: Locations Site Names Descriptions ...


16. Area - population relationships for Adelie Penguin colonies at Mawson. [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M_Area]   PARENT DIF
The relationship between colony area and population density of Adelie Penguins Pygoscelis adeliae was examined to determine whether colony area, measured from aerial or satellite imagery, could be ...


17. Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans [ASAC_1200]
The aim of the study was to characterise the genetic biodiversity of populations of the copepod Paralabidocera antarctica and the cladoceran Daphniopsis studeri in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


18. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1997 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_97]   PARENT DIF
Penguin counts conducted between 25 November and 2 December 1997. The census covered the following areas and rookeries in the Cape Dension area: rookeries north of Gadget Hut, outside Greenholm Hut ...


19. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1999 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_99]   PARENT DIF
Adelie penguin census November - December 1999 by Jim and Yvonne Claypole following their winter at Cape Denison. A shapefile with the colony boundaries is available but counts are not available.


20. Cape Denison bird survey, November - December 2002 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_02]
Diana Patterson carried out a census of Adelie Penguins and flying birds at Cape Denison in November, December 2002 at the request of Dr Eric Woehler. Diana was at Cape Denison as part of a Mawson's ...


21. Crustal Cross-Sections along the Mawson Escarpment and Mount Stinear, Southern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_1215_Mawson_Stinear]
Crustal Cross-Sections along the Mawson Escarpment and Mount Stinear, Southern Prince Charles Mountains (East Antarctica): Correlating the Ruker Complex across the Lambert Glacier. From the ...


22. Degradation of oil by bacteria from terrestrial environments from contaminated and uncontaminated sites in the Windmill Islands [ASAC_1228_Terrestrial]
Bacteria were isolated at 4 degrees C, with oil as their sole carbon and energy source, from the soils collected at the locations below. Many of the bacteria will be identified using 16S rRNA analysis, ...


23. Effects of UV radiation on community establishment: a global perspective [ASAC_1233]
Increased ultraviolet radiation (UV-A and/or UV-B) may impact on the establishment and structure of a shallow water benthic invertebrate assemblages. A global experiment in more than 8 countries, ...


24. Heard Island Artefacts 2000/2001 Dataset [ASAC_1219_HIMI_artefacts00-01]
Artefacts and miscellaneous items located on Heard Island by Eric Woehler (AAD) during the 2000/01 field season.


25. Heard Island-Artefacts 2003/04 Dataset [ASAC_1219_HIMI_artefacts03-04]
Data were collected by GPS survey by Eric Woehler (AAD) using a Garmin 12XL receiver (not differentially corrected) and represent artefacts and miscellaneous items located during the 2003/2004 field ...


26. Nature and Evolution of the Upper Mantle beneath Heard Island [ASAC_1243]
This project is using ultramafic xenoliths - samples of the mantle beneath Heard Island to study the formation and evolution of the Kerguelen-Heard Plateau. Such plateaus are thought to represent ...


27. Population trends of black-browed albatrosses at Heard Island, 1947 - 2001. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Alb]   PARENT DIF
The breeding population of the black-browed albatross Thalassarche melanophrys has increased at Heard Island since the first census data were obtained in 1947/1948. Four breeding localities are known, ...


28. Pressure-Temperature-Time Path of Granulites From the North PCMs - An Integrated Metamorphic Structural Geochronological Study [ASAC_123]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 123 Pressure-Temperature-Time Path of Granulites From the Northern Prince Charles Mountains - An Integrated Metamorphic Structural Geochronological Study ...


29. Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany-Australia (PCMEGA) [ASAC_1215]
These data are gravity and magnetometer data collected as part of the PCMEGA (Prince Charles Mountains Expedition of Germany and Australia) expedition of 2002/2003. An excerpt from the readme file ...


30. Relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_Relict]   PARENT DIF
Distribution, abundance and dates of relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). Current mapping efforts have focused on the Windmill Islands in preparation for a ...


31. Spatial and temporal variation in the recruitment of benthic macroinvertebrates to artificial substrata [ASAC_1229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1229 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project will develop a method to monitor human impacts ...


32. Structure and dynamics of the Sorsdal Glacier [ASAC_1205]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The Sorsdal Glacier, located in the vicinity of the Davis Station, is one of the key polar outlet glaciers that contributes to the drainage of the East Antarctic ...


33. Whitney Point Adelie Penguin Colonies, Vector GIS Layer [ASAC_1219_AAT_WP_ADPE_Colonies]
An ArcGIS shapefile layer showing the extent of all extant and relic Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colonies at Whitney Point, Windmill Islands, February 2006. The field 'Status' describes each ...


34. Winter foraging success of Southern Ocean predators in relation to stochastic variation in sea-ice extent and winter water formation [ASAC_2794]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2794 See the link below for public details on this project. Public: This study will use innovative technology to measure the winter spatial foraging patterns ...


35. WISSARD Hot Water Drill System design and overall description [Hot_Water_Drill_Systems_NSF_PLR_1146554]
A new, clean, hot-water drill system (HWDS) was developed by the ANDRILL Science Management Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for use in the Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling ...


36. Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin [USGS_OFR_2002_206]
The story of Lake Pontchartrain and its surrounding Basin is a fascinating saga. Created at the end of the last Ice Age, this estuary is much more than just a magnificent natural resource. It has ...


37. NASA Land Information System (LIS) Data Sets [NASA_LIS_DATA]
The Land Information System (LIS) provides collection of sample data for demonstration of LIS code. The original source of each data set is given whenever possible. LIS does not endorse the validity, ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. The potential and actual threats of introduced organisms to sub-Antarctic islands - do subantarctic expeditions pose a risk for the introduction of alien species? [ASAC_1187_Aliens]   PARENT DIF
The main objective for this study was to establish whether subantarctic expeditions pose a risk for the introduction of alien species. Our main focus was the examination of the logistic operations ...


42. A Global Database of Litterfall Mass and Litter Pool Carbon and Nutrients [GLOBAL_LITTER_CARBON_NUTRIENTS]
Measurement data of aboveground litterfall and littermass and litter carbon, nitrogen, and nutrient concentrations were extracted from 685 original literature sources and compiled into a comprehensive ...


43. Soil invertebrates of the Windmill Island region [AAS_4100_Soil_Invertebrates]
Samples were collected from: Clark Peninsula (ASPA 136) Bailey Peninsula (ASPA 135) Bailey Peninsula near Casey Station Robinson's Ridge Specific GPS coordinates are given in the download file. ...


44. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_1180]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1180 Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: statistical models for monitoring ...


45. 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 listed subantarctic Heard and ...


46. 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 ...


47. Internal Structure of Uppermost Oceanic Crust Exposed on Macquarie Island: Implications for Seafloor Spreading Processes [ASAC_1184]
This project exploited the unique exposures of the uppermost oceanic crust found on Macquarie Island as a window into the internal structure of the oceanic crust. The form of rock units and the way ...


48. Prevalence of viruses and parasites in populations of house mice on Macquarie Island [ASAC_1183]
Little information exists on risks of disease introduced into environments from exotic species. House mice remain prevalent on Macquarie Island, and may interfere with the subantarctic community there ...


49. Reedy Glacier Exposure Ages, Antarctica [NSIDC-0601]
This data set contains site, sample, and analytical data from which to calculate cosmogenic nuclide-based exposure ages for glacial deposits adjacent to Reedy Glacier, Antarctica. The data are formatted ...


50. Infrared building surface temperature, collected in the field with a thermal imaging camera [AAS_4134_Building_Temperatures]
These images are infrared thermal images of points in and around Casey station. Thermal images were taken using a Testo 881 Thermal Imaging Camera. The thermal imaging camera records infrared radiation ...


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