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1. Anaesthetics and Ecology of the Southern Elephant Sea at Macquarie Island and Heard Island [ASAC_520]
A variety of different chemical restraints, or anaesthetics, were trialed on Southern Elephant Seals at Heard Island and Macquarie Island. The trials were performed on female and juvenile seals, ...

2. 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 ...

3. 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 ...

4. Diet and Foraging Area of Antarctic Fur Seals at Heard Island [ASAC_466]
Antarctic Fur Seals from Heard Island fed mainly on fish, but the prey species changed both seasonally and inter-annually. The majority of prey were pelagic myctophids characteristic of deep oceanic ...

5. Distribution and Dynamics of Vegetation in Relation to Natural Disturbance Factors, Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_423]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 423 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Eight species ...

6. Ecology and Zoogeography of Parasites of Antarctic Fish [ASAC_67]
The body surface, mouth, gills, internal organs and tissues of 368 teleost fish of 26 species from Prydz Bay, Heard Island, Macquarie Island, Davis Station and Casey Station in Antarctica were examined ...

7. Genesis of Volcanic Rocks, Heard Island [ASAC_400]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 400 See the link below for public details on this project. Taken from one of the referenced papers: Oceanic basalts are produced ...

8. Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HIMI) Marine Ecosystem [ASAC_2388]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2388 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The HIMI Ecosystem Project is aimed at examining key predators ...

9. Heard Island glacier fluctuations and climatic change - 2003/04 Fieldwork [ASAC_2363]
This report describes the data collected for ASAC project 2363 (a continuation of ASAC 1158). A full report of the data collected and the work completed is available for download with the dataset. ...

10. 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 ...

11. Molecular studies of the origins and dispersal patterns of invertebrates in the Antarctic and subantarctic [ASAC_2355]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2355 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- We will measure biodiversity of ecologically-important ...

12. Palaeogene Bioistratigraphy, Heard Island [ASAC_411]
From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: Recent discoveries in the Vestfold Hills, in the Larsemann Hills and near the South Pole, of fossil vertebrates, microfossils and wood ...

13. 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, ...

14. Preferred foraging areas of Heard Island albatrosses during chick raising and implications for the management of incidental mortality in fisheries [ASAC_2388_alb_foraging]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: 1. Incidental mortality in fisheries is causing declines in many albatross populations around the world. To assess potential interactions with ...

15. 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 ...

16. The Ecology and Biogeography of Heard Island Marine Benthos [ASAC_254]
Collections of 23 macroinvertebrate taxa associated with Durvillaea antarctica holdfasts and 58 invertebrate taxa associated with artificial substrata collectors are described from shallow-water and ...

17. Till and Moraine Formation in Dry Areas [ASAC_385]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 385 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: During the Australian ...

18. Aerial photography at Heard Island 1987/88 [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Img87]
Aerial photographs of Heard Island taken by 1987/88 ANARE. The information below was taken from the ANARE report prepared after the Heard Island visit. PHOTOGRAPHIC ACTIVITIES, 1987/88. Eric J. ...

19. 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 ...

20. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT DIF
Surveys were conducted at the eastern and western ends of Heard Island during the 1987/1988 season. Burrow densities in different habitat types (vegetated and unvegetated) were determined from fixed ...

21. 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 ...

22. 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 ...

23. 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, mackeral icefish. Despite ...

24. 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 ...

25. 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 ...

26. 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.

27. 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 ...

28. Heard Island Penguin Colonies, 1948-1980 [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pen]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains information on the distribution of Penguins and their breeding colonies on Heard Island, as of 1983. It forms Australia's contribution to the International Survey of Antarctic ...

29. Heard Island glacier fluctuations and climatic change [ASAC_1158]
This report describes and presents all the data gathered on Brown Glacier during the 2000 field season. The goal of the study (ASAC project 1158) was to characterize one of the Heard Island glaciers ...

30. 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 ...

31. Introduced Collembola from Subantarctic islands [ASAC_1043]
From the abstract for the referenced paper. Alien invertebrates pose considerable threats to subantarctic island ecosystems and with warming climates, because the likelihood of immigrants establishing ...

32. 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 ...

33. 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. ...

34. A guide to the fish otoliths from waters off the Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and Macquarie Islands [AADC-00043]
Otoliths from 76 fish species are illustrated and described as an aid to the identification of stomach contents of Antarctic birds and mammals. Material was obtained from waters off Australian Antarctic ...

35. Antarctic Climate Data Collected by Australian Agencies [Antarctic_Meteorology]
This record provides a listing of meteorological data collected in the Australian Antarctic Territory by members of the Australian Antarctic program (and it's predecessors) and the Bureau of Meteorology. ...

36. Antarctic Fur Seal Populations on Heard Island Summer 1987-1988 [AADC-00009]
Abstract from ANARE Research Notes 72 The Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella has increased in numbers at Heard Island since the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions ...

37. Bathymetric Grid of Heard Island - Kerguelen Plateau Region (2005) [AADC_Heard_bathy_grid]
This metadata record is a modified child record of an original parent record originating from custodians of data associated with Geoscience Australia (The identifier of the parent record is ANZCW0703009248, ...

38. Surface meteorological data from a network of automatic weather stations at a number of Antarctic sites and sub-Antarctic sites. [antarctic_aws]
Surface meteorological data are provided from a network of Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) at 20 sites in remote regions of East Antarctica, and one at sub-Antarctic Heard Island. These stations ...

39. Distribution and abundance of breeding seabirds at Heard Island and the McDonald Islands [Seabirds_HIMI]   CHILD DIFs
Distribution and abundance of breeding seabirds at Heard I and the McDonald Is. This dataset comprises a broad range of component datasets derived from ground surveys aerial photography and oblique ...

40. 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 ...

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