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51. Cainozoic History of the Bunger Hills Region: A Study of the Dynamic Interaction of Ice and Land [ASAC_276]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The raised marine terraces of the icebound Bunger Oasis are described. The Holocene marine transgression ...


52. 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 ...


53. Cape Shirreff female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data [ASAC_2940_Cape_Shirreff]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the post-breeding movements of adult female Antarctic females (Arctocephalus gazella) we tracked females using Biotrack GLS (geolocation) data loggers. Females were captured towards the ...


54. Cape Shirreff female Antarctic fur seal stable isotope data [ASAC_2940_Cape_Shirreff_Isotopes]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the dietary preferences and trophic level consumption of post-breeding adult female Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella), we analysed the carbon:nitrogen composition of whiskers ...


55. Cascading effects of global climate change on near shore benthic communities in the Antarctic [ASAC_2300]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2300 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Antarctic reefs, like their tropical counterparts, harbour ...


56. Cenozoic History of the East Antarctic Icesheet - Studies of the Pagodroma Tillite and Related Strate, Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_755]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: During November and December 1985, we examined outcrops of the Sirius Formation in the Miller, Queen Alexandra (The Cloudmaker), and Dominion ...


57. Cetacean (whales) aerial survey data from the Antarctic collected between 2008 and 2010 [ASAC_2941_Aerial_Data]
With the aim of estimating the proportion of Antarctic minke whales (Balaenoptera bonaerensis) in pack ice over summer, an Australian fixed-wing aerial survey programme, based in east Antarctica, ...


58. Cetacean Sightings Survey and Southern Ocean cetacean program [ASAC_915_2253]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 915 and 2253 See the link below for public details on these projects. Our cetacean research is conducted on multidisciplinary cruises ...


59. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_3095_Vegetation_Change]   PARENT DIF
Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit numbers (data owned by and provided to the ...


60. Cloud images of the sky above Davis Station, Antarctica, taken with the lidar cloudcam [ASAC_737_lidar_cloudcam]
The CloudCam system captures timelapse images of the sky above Davis Station, Antarctica. So far it has been used to detect both noctilucent clouds (NLC) during summer and polar stratospheric clouds ...


61. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [truffer_0732602]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceanographic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address the rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula (AP). ...


62. Comparative Study of the Composition and Transport of Particulate Biogenic Matter in the Shelf, Slope and Pelagic Watercolumn of Prydz Bay [ASAC_288]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 288 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: In January-February 1991, ...


63. Comparative study of processes controlling carbon export in Southern Ocean environments characterised by a different hydrodynamical and ecological functioning [ASAC_1343]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1343 See the link below for public details on this project. Comparative study of the processes controlling carbon export in Southern ...


64. Conditions for Strong Wind Occurrences at Casey [ASAC_517]
This set is taken from a long simulation with a General Circulation Model. The extract used here is the pressure and temperature analyses of the 3d simulated atmosphere on days upon which strong surface ...


65. Conservation Biogeography of the Antarctic - Shapefiles [ASAC_3095_Antarctic_Biogeography_shapefiles]   PARENT DIF
In association with the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research, Aleks Terauds (Australian Antarctic Division) and Steven Chown (Stellenbosch University, Monash University from July 2012) have ...


66. Conservation and Management Science of Marine Mammals [ASAC_2941]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2941. This project replaced project 2301 after 2006-2007 (ASAC_2301). Public This work addresses Australian Government marine mammal conservation, ...


67. Conservation and population status of albatrosses and giant petrels on Macquarie Island [ASAC_2569_751]
Databases (Wandering, Black-browed, Light-mantled Sooty and Grey-headed albatrosses, Northern Giant Petrels and Southern Giant Petrels): These databases summarise all banding and resight information ...


68. 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 ...


69. Contaminant profiles of air and soil around Casey station, Antarctica; Discerning local and distant contaminant sources [ASAC_3115]
The primary input of Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP) contamination to the Antarctic is expected to be via Long Range Atmospheric Transport (LRAT) from emissions in neighbouring Southern hemisphere ...


70. Contribution of dinoflagellates to Antarctic coastal zone carbon flux [ASAC_988]
Some scanning electron microscope images were taken of dinoflagellates sampled as part of this project. A catlogue of the images taken is provided as part of the download file at the url given below. ...


71. Coordinated magnetic observations at Macquarie Island during the STEP period [ASAC_2286]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2286 See the link below for public details on this project. There are two global networks associated with these data, Old and New. The old network is the ...


72. 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 ...


73. 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 ...


74. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2397 - In situ chemical stabilisation of contaminants in freezing ground [ASAC_2937_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station in 2009, and 2010/11 summer seasons, for ASAC (AAS) project 2937 - In situ chemical stabilisation of contaminants ...


75. 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 ...


76. 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 ...


77. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2933 - Developing water and sediment quality guidelines for Antarctica: Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants. [ASAC_2933_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station, Davis Station, Macquarie Island and Kingston between 2007 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2933 - Developing ...


78. Coring Analyses of Cores from Near Shore Sites in the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_310]
The sedimentological, chemical and isotopic characteristics of sediment cores from three slightly saline to hypersaline lakes (Highway, Ace and Organic Lakes) and two marine inlets (Ellis Fjord and ...


79. Corrosivity Mapping of Antarctica utilising exposure of standard alloy coupons [ASAC_537]
Antarctica is the world's coldest, driest, highest and least polluted continent. Accepted wisdom is that atmospheric corrosion rates in Antarctica should be low because of the extreme dry cold. ...


80. Cryptobiosis in Terrestrial Antarctic Invertebrates [ASAC_58]
An analysis of bedrock and associated soils was conducted at a series of coastal localities in East Antarctica as well as further inland in the Prince Charles Mountains. Protozoans and micrometazoans ...


81. Datasets describing number and characteristics of dead bird specimens and remnants in the Casey area [ASAC_2207_Casey_dead_birds]
Carcasses of dead birds have been collected on an opportunistic basis during surveys around the Windmill Islands for the purpose of dissection of the digestive system, to look for the presence of ...


82. Datasets of rubbish collection around the Casey area [ASAC_2207_Casey]
Debris have been collected on an opportunistic basis around Casey station and entered in a database classifying them by type and amounts. The aim of this dataset is to evaluate how much and what kind ...


83. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of ...


84. Deep Ice Drilling on Law Dome [ASAC_15]
This dataset includes records from ANARE Research Notes 76; The scientific plan for the deep ice drilling on Law Dome. Per the abstract of the ANARE 76 report: Information on the past climatic and ...


85. Delineation of simple microecosystems associated with the quartz stone habitat in the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_992]
Quartz stone sublithic microbial communities and underlying soil, retrieved from the Vestfold Hills were investigated using a variety of traditional and molecular methods. Although direct epifluorescent ...


86. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - faunal composition data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Experiment]
Depth related changes in the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, during the 2006/07 summer. ...


87. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - sediment characteristics data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Sediment]
Depth related changes in sediment characteristics and the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, ...


88. Deterioration studies, archaeological investigations and structural assessments of Mawson's Huts (Cape Denison) [ASAC_2283]   CHILD DIFs
This record is concerned with the measurement of deterioration processes affecting historic sites. Temperature and relative humidity data were collected from sensors inside Mawson's Huts. The data ...


89. Determination of trophic relationships between marine predators and commercial marine living resources [ASAC_2301]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2301 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This study develops ...


90. Developing water and sediment quality guidelines for Antarctica: Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants. [ASAC_2933]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. See the child records for access to the datasets. Public While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, ...


91. 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 ...


92. Development of Fluvioglacial Landforms in the Larsemann Hills, Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_570]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 570 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The Larsemann Hills, ...


93. Development of an artificial "living" sediment to study the effects of metal contamination in Antarctic marine ecosystems. [ASAC_2946]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2946. Public Shallow nearshore marine habitats are rare in the Antarctic but human activities have led to their contamination. Preliminary studies ...


94. Dialects and Usage Patterns of Weddell Seal 'Leptonychotes weddelli' Underwater Vocalisations [ASAC_556]
Underwater recordings of vocalisations of Weddell seals were obtained at 8 locations within the Vestfold Hills (7) and Larsemann Hills (1). The recordings were made near groups of seals on the ice ...


95. Diet and Feeding Ecology of Emperor Penguins [ASAC_419]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 419 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The ...


96. 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 ...


97. Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) Methodology for Selective and Spatially Discriminating Binding of Metal Ions [ASAC_2665]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2665 See the link below for public details on this project. The Antarctic environment with its harsh climatic conditions, minimal human activity and its ...


98. Direct Molecular Analysis of Antarctica and Southern Ocean Microbial Communities [ASAC_867]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 867 See the link below for public details on this project. Dataset Sea-ice bacteria data are associated with ASAC_1012 and included there Data for bacteria ...


99. 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 ...


100. Distribution and Viability of Zooplankton Eggs from Anoxic Sediments from the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica [ASAC_706]
Data set contains sediment cores from three saline lakes in the Vestfold Hills. The three lakes are Ace Lake, Lake Pendant and Lake Abraxas. Short cores from each lake are sectioned into 1 cm intervals. ...


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