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1. GIS analysis, biological samples (soil microorganism, invertebrate and plant), automatic weather station data and vegetation and invertebrate surveys to determine the terrestrial biocomplexity of the McMurdo Dry Valleys - K020_2008_2012_NZ_1 [K020_2008_2012_NZ_1]
The McMurdo Dry Valleys are the largest area of snow-free land in Antarctica. Managers ability to promote and protect these areas would benefit if we knew the biodiversity present and what controls ...


2. GIS analysis, biological samples (soil microorganism, invertebrate and plant), automatic weather station data and vegetation and invertebrate surveys to determine the terrestrial biocomplexity of the McMurdo Dry Valleys - K020_2008_2013_NZ_1 [K020_2008_2013_NZ_1]
The McMurdo Dry Valleys are the largest area of snow-free land in Antarctica. Managers ability to promote and protect these areas would benefit if we knew the biodiversity present and what controls ...


3. Aurora Basin North, glacial isotopic composition data from the 2013-2014 season [AAS_4075_ABN1314_Glacial_isotopic_composition]
The ABN1314_Glacial_isotopic_composition is the measured oxygen and deuterium isotopic data for the 'ABN' (Aurora Basin North) ice core (ABN1314) collected during the Antarctic 13/14 season. The glacial ...


4. Chemical concentrations of trace ions from the Aurora Basin North ice core (ABN1314 main) drilled as part of AAS#4075 [AAS_4075_ABN1314_chem_data]
Chemical concentrations of trace ions from the Aurora Basin North ice core (ABN1314 main) drilled as part of AAS#4075. The ABN1314 ice core extends from 3.9m to 303m. Chemical concentrations of trace ...


5. Heard Island soil samples from a range of habitats: Springtail abundance [AAS_4024_heard_springtails_2003-04]
In 2003-04 70mm soil cores were collected from locations with a range of vegetation types at Heard Island. The cores were collected at 112 sites with 3 to 4 samples per site and 431 samples in total. ...


6. Ice core paleoclimatology [ASAC_757]   CHILD METADATA
Prediction of future climate change requires knowledge of past changes. Polar snow forms an archive of environmental conditions that is accessible by drilling and analysing ice cores. This project ...


7. Macquarie Island Poa annua soil samples 2010-11: Springtail abundance and habitat [AAS_4024_macquarie_springtails_2010-11]
In 2010-11 70mm soil cores were collected from locations at Macquarie Island rich in the invasive plant Poa annua. The cores were collected at 22 sites, with 10 samples per site. Processing and identification ...


8. The ABN1314_prelim_database_010416 - black carbon, electrical conductivity, glacial ice aerosol composition, hydrogen peroxide, partical count in glacial ice [AAS_4075_ABN1314_prelim_database_010416]
The ABN1314_prelim_database_010416 is the measured liquid conductivity (liq_cond), black carbon (BCconc), particles (partcntm), acidity (hno3), hydrogen peroxide (h2o2), oxygen isotopes (d18O), deuterium ...


9. Use of Lipid Profiles of Euphausia superba as a Parameter for Determining Dietary Preferences and the Abundance and Spatial Distribution of krill [ASAC_508]
From the absracts of some of the referenced papers: During a period of short-term (19 days) starvation, total lipid in the digestive gland of Euphausia superba Dana decreased from 21 to 9% dry weight. ...


10. Blood and faecal samples from Adelie and emperor penguins at Cape Washington and Mandible Cirque, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica [K034_2001_2005_NZ_14]
Blood and faecal samples were collected from 96 emperor penguins at Cape Washington and from 29 Adelie penguins at Mandible Cirque. Plasma concentrations of corticosterone will be measured ...


11. Change in corticosterone levels and corticosterone response in arriving and departing Adelie penguins at Cape Bird, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_1]
Adelie penguins were captured at Cape Bird, Ross Island in the 2001-2002 season to measure the effects of fasting on corticosterone responses in penguins departing from the rookery compared with those ...


12. Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins to people and confinement, Cape Washington 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_12]
Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins were measured in birds that were followed for up to 30 minutes. Blood samples were taken and corticosterone concentrations measured. Penguins ...


13. Corticosterone and behavioural responses to people of arriving and departing penguins temporarily confined, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_5]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of incubating penguins was measured on incubating adelie penguins in the 2001-2002 season. In the 2002-2003 seasons that study was extended to include ...


14. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people at Mandible Cirque, North Victoria Land - a rookery previously not visited by people 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_13]
Approximately 20,000 pairs of Adelie penguins nest at Mandible Cirque on the northern Victoria Land Coast. This rookery had not previously been visited by people, providing the chance to compare responses ...


15. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people, Cape Bird [K034_2001_2005_NZ_2]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of Adelie penguins to the presence of people was investigated to determine the minimum distance for a person to approach a penguin without initiating a ...


16. Corticosterone responses and body condition of penguins arriving at Cape Bird, Cape Royds and Cape Crozier, Ross Island. 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_3]
With unusual ice conditions around Ross Island as a consequence of the iceberg B15 being stationary north of Ross Island, penguins returning to rookeries had much further to walk than usuall. The ...


17. Corticosterone responses of Emperor Penguins in the Ross Sea Region [K034_2001_2005_NZ_9]
In the 2003-2004 season, 7 emperor penguins were sampled in the McMurdo Sound area. Birds were caught by hand and a single blood sample collected from a vein in the flipper. Each bird was then restrained ...


18. Diesease in Adelie and Emperor Penguins [K034_2001_2005_NZ_11]
Cloacal swabs were taken from Adelie penguins at Cape Crozier and Cape Bird (2003-2004 season) and at Mandible Cirque (2004-2005 season) and from emperor penguins in McMurdo Sound (2003-2004 season) ...


19. Variation in corticosterone responses to handling within and between Adelie penguins, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_4]
Corticosterone responses to handling and behavioural responses to the approach of a person are two responses of adelie penguins to potential stressors. We measured these responses in different birds ...


20. Variation in corticosterone responses within and between individuals of Adelie penguins, Ross Island 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_6]
Corticosterone responses to handling were measured three times at four day intervals in 24 Adelie penguins to quantify variation within and between birds in these responses. Blood samples were collected ...


21. Optical Logging for Dust and Microbes in Boreholes in Glacial Ice [NSIDC-0403]
This data set contains high-resolution logs of dust and microbes measured at the Siple Dome A borehole in Antarctica. The data were obtained using a newly developed optical borehole logger, which ...


22. Siple Dome Core Date from Measurement of the d18O of Paleoatmospheric Oxygen [NSIDC-0123]
This data set is part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Cores (WAISCORES) project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea level change. ...


23. WAIS Divide Laser Dust Logger Data [NSIDC-0540]
This data set consists of data from optical logs made at the WAIS Divide with a laser dust logger in clear ice at depths between 1403.58 meters and 3329.8 meters.


24. Continuous Ultra-Trace Ice Core and Other Environmental Analyses [Continuous_Ultra-Trace_Ice_Core_and_Other_Environmental_Analyses]
Acquisition will expand research capabilities for DRI and University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) faculty working in various fields (e.g., pollution aerosols in precipitation, ...


25. Millennial Scale Fluctuations of Dry Valleys Lakes: Implications for Regional Climate Variability and the Interhemispheric (a)Synchrony of Climate Change [berger_0124049]
This Collaborative Research award supports a project headed by Dr. B. Hall to add to the understanding of what drives glacial cycles near the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Her project aimed to integrate the ...


26. 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 ...


27. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...


28. 17O Excess from WAIS Divide, 0 to 25 ka BP [NSIDC-0596]
This data set contains the VSMOW-SLAP d17O, d18O, and 17O-excess data from the WAIS Divide Ice Core Project, Siple Dome and Taylor Dome, along with the published and VSMOW-SLAP normalized d17O, d18O, ...


29. 2000+ Year Detailed, Calibrated Climate Reconstruction from a South Pole Ice Core Set in an Antarctic - Global Scale Context [mayewski_0636506]
SPRESSO ice core SPRESSO data produced by E. Korotkikh and P. A. Mayewski (Climate Change Institute, University of Maine) The South Pole SPRESSO (South Pole Remote Earth Science and Seismological ...


30. 2008 South Pole Firn Air Methane Isotopes [sowers_0739491]
This project will involve the measurement of methane and other trace gases in firn air collected at South Pole, Antarctica. The analyses will include: methane isotopes, light non-methane hydrocarbons ...


31. 700 Year Record of Winter Sodium Concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome [law_dome_700yr_na]   PARENT METADATA
This file is a 700 year record of winter sodium concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome. This was calculated by dividing each annual cycle into 12 even time bins (nominally months) and ...


32. 700 Years of Ice Core Major Ion Chemistry Data from Law Dome, Antarctica [law_dome_700yr_ion_chem]   PARENT METADATA
A compilation of 700 years of Law Dome major ion chemistry data, recorded from 3 ice cores; DSS97, DSS99, DSS main. This work was completed as part of ASAC project 757 (ASAC_757). Species which ...


33. A Low-power, Quick-install Polar Observation System ('AMIGOS-II') for Monitoring Climate-ice-ocean Interactions [Scambos_PLR1441432]
The investigators propose to build and test a multi-sensor, automated measurement station for monitoring Arctic and Antarctic ice-ocean environments. The system, based on a previously successful design, ...


34. A Unique Opportunity for In-Situ Measurement of Seasonally-Varying Firn Densification at Summit, Greenland [waddington_0352584]
This is a collaborative proposal by Principal Investigators at the University of Washington and the Desert Research Institute. They will make detailed measurements of the temporal and spatial variations ...


35. A partitioning experiments to determine the aetiology of x-cell disease [K057_1999_2000_NZ_2]
Captured Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish were placed into an aquarium and partitioned into tanks as all healthy, all x-cell or a mixture of the two. Lengths and weights of all fish were measured and ...


36. A series of experiments to characterize the neuromuscular transmission in Antarctic fishes (Pagothenia borchgrevinki) and the effects of temperature on these reactions [K012_1978_1980_NZ_1]
The low temperature adaptations involved in neuromuscular transmission in Antarctica fish was characterized. An exploratory dissection of Pagothenia borchgrevinki revealed that the inferior oblique ...


37. A study of the glacial history of the McMurdo Oasis by the dating of lacustre carbonates [K009_1979_1980_NZ_1]   PARENT METADATA
Three holes were drilled into frozen sediments around Lake Fryxell. The first was 4ft in depth in frozen silts approx 50m NW of the Fryxell Hut. The second hole was 30m east of the first hole and ...


38. A survey of the Miers and Marshall Valley and Walcott Bay area for dating the formation of the major landforms [K009_1975_1976_NZ_2]   PARENT METADATA
A few days were spent in the Miers Valley to collect samples of gypsum for geochemical analyses. Surprisingly carbonate "biscuit" similar to that found in the Taylor Valley were found. Thus, we noted ...


39. A transplant experiment measuring the effects petroleum derivatives on Trematomus bernacchii from a relatively pristine site and exposing the fish to the waters at Winterquarters Bay and Cape Armitage [K014_1999_2000_NZ_1]
The impact of petroleum derivatives derived from fuel drums dumped into McMurdo Sound during the period before environmental management practices were regarded was examined on fish in Winterquarters ...


40. ADBEX I cruise to the Prydz Bay region, 1982: nutrient data [ADBEX_I_nutrient]
From the abstract and introduction of ANARE Research Notes 44 - ADBEX I cruise to the Prydz Bay region, 1982: nutrient data. Nitrate, phosphate and silicate concentrations obtained during the ADBEX ...


41. ANTARCTIC PERMAFROST AND CLIMATE CHANGE-PICTO 36155-2005 [CDA_AR-ANTARCTICPERMAFROSTANDCLIMATECHANGUE-PICTO36155-2005]
ENGLISH The project is aimed at enhanced knowledge of the present morphology and structure of Antarctic permafrost and the interpretation of the permafrost evolution and the cryogenic processes and ...


42. AQUARIUM PROJECT [CDA_AR_BIO_INST-03-2004-AQUARIUM_PROJECT]
ENGLISH This Project aims to upgrade the maintenance of living specimens from small scale systems allow the ability to guarantee a supply in acceptable quantities and time of experimental material ...


43. Abatus Microsatellites data set [AAS_3051_AbatusMicrosatellites]   PARENT METADATA
The present data set corresponds to the genotypes for seven microsatellite markers for three Antarctic sea urchin species of the genus Abatus. Sea urchin individuals were collected in five sites separated ...


44. Abrupt Change in Atmospheric CO2 During the Last Ice Age [NSIDC-0539]
During the last glacial period atmospheric carbon dioxide and temperature in Antarctica varied in a similar fashion on millennial time scales, but previous work indicates that these changes were gradual. ...


45. Advanced Microstructural Characterization of Polar Ice Cores [baker_0738975]
This award supports a project to use advanced microscopic and spectroscopic techniques to explore critical questions about microstructure in ice cores, in particular the microstructural locations ...


46. Age and environment of Miocene - Pliocene glaciomarine deposits, James Ross Island, Antarctica [CDA_AR_GEO_MIOCENE_PLIOCENE_JRI]
Knowledge of the late Miocene - Pliocene climate of West Antarctica, recorded by sedimentary units within the James Ross Island Volcanic Group, is still fragmentary. Late Miocene glaciomarine deposits ...


47. Algae, fungi and actinomycetes from soils of Mt Erebus [K052_1982_1983_NZ_4]
Soil samples were collected from the crater of Mt Erebus. Yeast glucose agar and penicillin and streptomycin was used to culture thermophilic microbes, fungi and actinomycetes. Several thermophilic ...


48. Aliens in Antarctica - project to study exotic species and visitors in the Antarctic [ASAC_2904]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2904 See the link below for public details on this project. International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica will assess the threat of humans ...


49. Alkane mono-oxygenase clone library from Macquarie Island soil [MI_alk_clones]
This dataset consists of 81 DNA sequences of the alkane mono-oxygenase gene. The sequence data are in FASTA format which can be opened with any word-processing or sequence analysis software. The ...


50. Alkane mono-oxygenase genes from marine sediment near Casey [casey_alk_clones]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset consists of 67 DNA sequences of the alkane mono-oxygenase gene. The sequence data are in FASTA format which can be opened with word-processing as well as sequence analysis software. ...


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