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51. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


52. ARCTIC80s_BIONESS [Canada_DFO_ARCTIC80s_BIONESS]   CHILD METADATA
This collection includes data collected during two Hudson cruises, one between July 29 to August 3, 1980 and the second between August 7 to August 14, 1983 Plankton samples were collected using the ...


53. Abundance, Biovolume and Biomass of Heterotrophic Dinoflagellates Measured during the JGOFS Equatorial Pacific Process Study [JGOFS_EQPAC_DINOFLAG]
The Equatorial Pacific Process Study (EQPAC) was conducted along 140 deg W longitude during 1992. Four cruises took place: February 3 - March 9, March 19 - April ...


54. Adaptive strategies of lichen species to cold environments: Antarctica and the Mediterranean high mountains. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0905_LIQ_05]   PARENT METADATA
In English: At the beginning of the 1990's our ecophysiological research on Antarctic lichens was focussed on adaptations to cope with low temperatures. We assumed that low ...


55. Adelie Penguin ecology [JCADM_USA_PENGUINS]
Ecology of Adelie Penguins breeding at colonies in SW Ross Sea.


56. Aerial photographs and ground counts for assessing breeding success of Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) rookeries on Ross Island [K122_2004_2005_NZ_4]
In conjunction with aerial photographs of the colonies ground truth counts were made since the 1983-1984 season at the Ross Island colonies. The number of occupied nests, nests with eggs, nests with ...


57. Aerial survey of upper trophic level predators on PLatts Bank, Gulf of Maine [GoMA-Platts_Bank_Aerial_Survey]
The study area is located 50 km from shore in the western Gulf of Maine and covers 1672 km2, including Platts Bank, Three Dory Ridge and surrounding deep water. Platts Bank (43°10’N, 069°40’W) is ...


58. AfSIS Climate Collection: Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture, 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_ECV2014]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time ...


59. AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time series ...


60. AfSIS Climate Collection: WorldClim, 2013 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_WC2013]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's WorldClim data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average for BIO1 temperature as well as time series ...


61. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Land Cover Type, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_LCT2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Land Cover Type 2 data set is constructed for the continent of Africa using observations ...


62. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Leaf Area Index - FPAR, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_LAIFPAR2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) data ...


63. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Primary Productivity, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_PP2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Primary Productivity data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time ...


64. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Vegetation Indices, April 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_VEGIN201404]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Vegetation Indices data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series ...


65. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


66. Albatross Bay Nearshore Fish Study 1991-1992 [CSIRO_Alabtross_nearshore]
Surveys of inshore fish catches, fish diets, and habitat and abiotic factors were carried out off the coast of Albatross Bay, south of the Embley River mouth, in 1991 and 1992. ...


67. Albatross Bay Nutrient Data 1992 [CSIRO_albatross_nutrient]
One year of sampling was undertaken in 1992 at four sites in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, measuring nitrate and nitrite, phosphate and silicate levels in the water column. This ...


68. Albatross Bay Primary Productivity [CSIRO_Albatross_primaryprod]
Yearly sampling from 1986 to 1992 at 4 stations was carried out in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, plus one year with 4 sampling times at 20 stations. ...


69. Algal composition, physico-chemical features, photosynthetic carbon metabolism, nitrogen cycling and the structure and metabolic properties of algal mats in lakes and streams of southern Victoria Land [K081_1983_1986_NZ_1]
A three year study of lakes and stream of southern Victoria Land was conducted from 1983-1986. In the first season, the algal composition and physico-chemical characteristics of South Victoria Land ...


70. AmeriFlux Gap-Filled Data from Selected Sites [NCAR_DS387.0]
AmeriFlux [http://ameriflux.lbl.gov/] is part of the larger network Fluxnet [http://daac.ornl.gov/FLUXNET/fluxnet.shtml] which endeavors to connect observations from regional ...


71. An Early Warning System Using Seabirds to Detect Ecosystem Change in the High and Low Arctic [Seabirds]
Marine resources are vital to many northern communities. Climate changes that have been underway for several decades are influencing marine life in Arctic waters. These changes will affect resource ...


72. An Ecosystem Model of Carbon, Nitrogen and Water Balances in Forests [EOSWEBSTER_PnET_Ecosystem_Model]   CHILD METADATA
PnET (net photosynthesis / evapotranspiration) is a nested series of models of carbon (C), water and nitrogen dynamics in forest ecosystems. The models can be used to predict transient ...


73. An Optical Plankton Counter was towed along standard sections off coastal Oregon and Northern California on four ship cruises 2000 and 2002. GLOBEC NEP CCS [opc_ccs_NEP]
An Optical Plankton Counter (OPC) was attached to the OSU SeaSoar system and towed along standard sections in the coastal region from Newport, Oregon to Crescent, California. These sections were ...


74. An assessment of variability in the influx of cosmic dust during the Holocene and the potential effect on iron concentrations in the Southern Ocean. [AAS_3132]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3132. Public This research will determine variability in the influx and mineralogy of cosmic dust to the Southern Ocean during the Holocene from ...


75. An ecological study of Bird Pond at Cape Bird: water parameters, population density and identification plants and animals [K014_1970_1971_NZ_3]
A seasonal ecological study was carried out at Bird Pond, Cape Bird. At weekly intervals the water temperature, depth, conductivity, pH and light were recorded, water samples were analysed for oxygen, ...


76. An ecological study of Penguin Pond, Green Lake and Harrison Lake at Cape Bird: measurement of water chemistry, water parameters and flora and fauna investigations [K014_1973_1974_NZ_2]
Three lakes were selected for ecological study at Cape Bird. Penguin Pond was sampled twice weekely and measurements were taken for light intensity, temperature, oxygen, pH, chlorinity, alkalinity, ...


77. An integrated approach to assess carbon dynamics in the Southern Ocean from the Belgian Antarctic Program [AMD_BE_CARBON_DYN]
This research attempts to determine the role - CO2 source or sink - of the Southern Ocean on a regional and seasonal scale by implementing an integrated multidisciplinary approach which combines in ...


78. Analysis of cyanobacterial mats for toxins [K081_2001_2002_NZ_3]
Mats of algae and cyanobacteria are often the dominant biomass of inland aquatic systems. A collection of samples of these mats were extensively sampled from the moraine ponds near Bratina Island ...


79. Analysis of the community structure of subtidal reefs at Cape Armitage (species composition of invertebrates and fish, sediment spicule mat depth, sediment type, sedimentation rates and tissue sampling for analysis) [K054_1987_1989_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
A dive site was selected at Cape Armitage to conduct a marine benthos survey. The water was approximately 25m deep and the bottom was found to be rocky and inhabited by sponges. Other sites were ...


80. Analysis of the effects of environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and CO2 concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of two common Antarctic mosses and a cyanobacterial mat in the Taylor Valley [K024_2002_2003_NZ_2]
A detailed study of how the environmental factors temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration affected photosynthesis of the two common mosses Bryum argenteum and Hennediella ...


81. Analysis of the endolithic communities in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: microclimate, biodiversity, community structure, biomass, photosynthetic activity and genetic diversity [K024_2003_2008_NZ_1]
The photosynthetic activity of endolithic communities at three sites in the Ross Sea Region, including Mt Falconer in the Taylor Valley, Linnaeus Terrace in the Asgard Range, the Nussbaumriegel in ...


82. Analysis of the reef slope community structure at Pram Point (species composition of invertebrates and fish, sponge reproduction, sediment type, sedimentation rates and tissue sampling for analysis) [K054_1991_1992_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
The reef community at Cape Armitage was surveyed over two seasons (1987/88 and 1988/89). This community exists on a fan like shallow slope platform. In the same season, Pram Point was initially assessed ...


83. Analysis the diet of Pagothenia borchgrevinki from stomach contents and plankton sampling near Scott Base [K012_1985_1986_NZ_1]
Samples of 20 fish of Pagothenia borchgrevinki were collected every second or third day over the course of the study period near Scott Base. The stomach contents of each fish were extracted, weighed ...


84. Analysis: low oxygen concentrations and biogenic elements associated with Equatorial Subsurface water, and variability in Humboldt Current System off Chile [GLOBEC_039_CHL_003]   PARENT METADATA
Analysis of the distribution of low oxygen concentrations and biogenic elements associated with the Equatorial Subsurface water and characterization of seasonal and inter-annual variability in the ...


85. Animal excrement: a potential biomonitor of heavy metal contamination [ECA063]
To assess the feasibility of using animal excrement to biomonitor the extent of heavy metal contamination in the marine environment, concentrations of mercury (Hg), lead (Pb), copper (Cu) and zinc ...


86. Annual Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions on a 1x1 Degree Grid from the Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA), IGBP/IGAC [GEIA_N2O]
The Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA) is an activity of the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Core Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP). ...


87. Antarctic Coastal Ecology [ACE]
Objectives: • To assess the structure and functioning of the Antarctic coastal ecosystem and the relationships between marine and terrestrial biota. • To assess the origin of organic ...


88. Antarctic Ecosystem: environmental contamination [ECA062]
Although the remote continent of Antarctica is perceived as the symbol of the last great wilderness, the human presence in the Southern Ocean and the continent began in the early 1900s for hunting, ...


89. Antarctic Fish and Trophic Webs [ANTARCTIC_JCADM_DNA_FISH]
The objectives of this long-term project are twofold. The first is to collect baseline data on pollutant levels in notothenioids and their prey and predator species from the Potter Cove area. The ...


90. Antarctic State of the Environment Bibliography [SOE_Bibliography]
State of the Environment bibliography, compiled by Ewan McIvor. Contains 51 records. The fields in this dataset are: author year journal title volume pages publisher place of publication copy on ...


91. Antarctic nonmarine aquatic ecosystems as global change sensors [CNDA-ES_LIMNOPOLAR_META_BAS017]
In English: This project is aimed to achieve a higher knowledge of the limnetic systems in Polar latitudes. Particularly, it promotes the accurate description the Byers Peninsula (Livingston Island), ...


92. Application of Stable Isotope Techniques to Identifying Foodweb Structure, Contaminant Sources, and Biogeochemical Reactions in the Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_kendall_stable_isotopes]
This is the largest isotope foodweb study ever attempted in a marsh ecosystem, and combines detailed, long-term, trophic and biogeochemical studies at selected well-monitored USGS/SFWMD/FGFFC sites ...


93. Aquatic Diversity of California [uc_davis_aquadiv]
Fish range maps were created by the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Conservation Department of the University of California at Davis as part of a contract with the Nature Conservancy. For more ...


94. Architectural and Physiological Limit on Carbon Balance in Plants [USDA0576]
The objective of "Architectural and Physiological Limit on Carbon Balance in Plants" is to investigate genetic differences in the architectural and physiological characteristics known to influence ...


95. Arctic Plant and Ecosystem Respiration [arctic_plant_and_ecosystem_respiration]
Measurements of leaf, wood, moss, lichen, root and whole ecosystem respiration made in tussock tundra near Imnavait Creek during the growing seasons of 2010, 2011 and 2012. Measurements were made ...


96. Asia Biomass Dataset 1980 (5 files) [BANd0185_113]
This is the modelled biomass density incorporating climatic / edhaphic / geomorphological factors and the biomass density in the absence of human disturbance


97. Assessment of the importance of biological nitrogen fixation in the terrestrial ecosytem: Nitrogen fixation rates of Nostoc cyanobacterial mats in the Garwood Valley and at Cape Royds [K053_1986_1987_NZ_1]
Microbes with the nitrogenase enzyme on mosses and soils, particularly the cyanobacteria Nostoc, were examined to investigate the extent and magnitude of the nitrogen fixation process. Sample cores ...


98. Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Phytoplankton Data [AADC-00095]
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 6 1990-91 of the Aurora Australis. The observations were taken from the Prydz Bay area, Antarctica in January and February 1991. Taxonomic identity and abundance ...


99. Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Zooplankton Data [AADC-00083]
This dataset contains results from the Aurora Australis Voyage 6 1990-91. Surveys of krill and other zooplankton were taken in Prydz Bay, Antarctica between January and February 1991. Species identity ...


100. Aurora Australis Voyage 7 (KROCK) 1992-93 Zooplankton Data [AADC-00071]
This dataset contains results from the Aurora Australis Voyage 7 (KROCK) 1992-93, related to mesoscale distribution of krill and zooplankton communities in Prydz Bay in relation to physical and biological ...


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