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51. Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus: Modelling Growth, reproduction and life cycle [GLOBEC_084_TASC_017]   PARENT METADATA
The objective of this subtask of the Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus (TASC) programme is to model region specific growth and egg production patterns and life cycles, and investigate population synchrony ...


52. Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus: Modelling the effect of large scale advection and life cycle strategies [GLOBEC_080_TASC_013]   PARENT METADATA
The aim of this subtask of the Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus (TASC) programme was to quantify how advection within the Norwegian Sea and life cycle strategies (number of generations per year, developmental ...


53. Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus: Overwintering, across shelf advection and spring spawning in Shetland-Faroe and southeastern Icelandic Waters. [GLOBEC_072_TASC_005]   PARENT METADATA
The objectives of the subtask are to a) track the Norwegian Sea Deep Water (NSDW) overflow between Faroe Bank and Faroe Plateau, across the Iceland-Faroe ridge and along the shelf edge off southern ...


54. Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus: Physiology, Growth and Reproduction [GLOBEC_070_TASC_004]   CHILD METADATA   PARENT METADATA
This task of the Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus combined laboratory, mesocosm and shipboard experimentation with modelling to advance quantitative knowledge of feeding biology, reproductive biology ...


55. Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus: Regional and Seasonal Variability of feeding and reproduction [GLOBEC_081_TASC_014]   PARENT METADATA
The objective of this subtask of the Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus (TASC) programme is to develop and standardize methods to assess egg production from live and preserved specimens. Establish the ...


56. Turkey Lakes Tolerant Hardwoods Ecosystem Research Project, Ontario, Canada [Canada_CFS_TLTolHardwoodEcoRese]
The 1000 ha Turkey Lakes Watershed study area was established in 1979 to study the impacts of the long-range transport of air pollutants (LRTAP) on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. LRTAP impacts ...


57. WestSEA Process Studies: Spring Transition Zooplankton Distribution, British Columbia, Canada [GLOBEC_034_CAN_011]
On the west coast of Vancouver Island, physical flow features directly impact both primary and secondary producer trophic levels and the coupling between them and the larval fish that prey on them. ...


58. Zooplankton Supply and Production on the Scotian Shelf, Canada [GLOBEC_035_CAN_002]
For the larvae of fish species that spawn on the offshore banks of the Scotian Shelf in spring and fall, food availability may be as necessary for survival as retention over the banks. Evidence to ...


59. Zooplankton and Oceanographic Effects on Ocean Salmon Growth [GLOBEC_027_CAN_004]
Three main questions were addressed for this project: 1) How much does the abundance of zooplankton at Ocean Station Papa affect salmon growth? 2) How much does inter-annual variation in the amount ...


60. NMFS Reef Survey Forms [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01027]
The Reef Environmental Survey Project (REEF) mission to educate and enlist divers in the conservation of marine habitats is accomplished primarily through its Fish Survey Project. The Project was ...


61. Adelie Penguins at Cape Royds, Antarctica, 2012 - 2015. [McMurdo_Predator_Prey_Adelie_Penguins]
Adelie penguin data will be deposited in the California Avian Data Center (CADC) hosted by Point Blue Conservation Science (http://data.prbo.org/apps/penguinscience/).


62. Cetacean database for McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, 2012 - 2015. [McMurdo_Predator_Prey_Cetaceans]
A catalog of the population of McMurdo Sound killer whales (352 identified) will be deposited with OBIS SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/), along with tagging and tracking data from both minke and ...


63. 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 ...


64. Foraging Ecology of Gentoo Penguins [ASAC_709]
Gentoo penguins are the least numerous of the penguins breeding at Macquarie Island, and the only species to rear two chicks. This project examined the interactions between diving behaviour, diet ...


65. Kerguelen Plateau demersal fish assemblages- Regions of Common Profile Analysis Products [AAS_4124_Kerguelen_Plateau_demersal_fish_assemblages]
Demersal fish form an important component of sub-Antarctic ecosystems. While understanding the distribution of key commercial species is the subject of much current research, patterns in the distribution ...


66. Pelagic Fishes of the Eastern Antarctic Ocean - data from BROKE-East survey [ASAC_865]
This study investigated distribution patterns of pelagic fish, larvae and juveniles collected by RMT trawls during ANARE's BROKE survey to CCAMLR Division 58.4.1 (80 degrees to 150 degrees E and from ...


67. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


68. Southern Elephant Seal Foraging in the Southern Ocean [ASAC_468]
Twenty three juvenile (8-14 months of age) southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina L.) from Macquarie Island were tracked during 1993 and 1995. Migratory tracks and ocean areas with concentrated ...


69. Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating and confined Adelie penguins to model Weddell seal, model leopard seals and a seal bag, Cape Bird, Ross Island 2003-2004 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_10]
Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a model Weddell seal, a model Leopard seal and a seal bag were measured by measuring behaviour and collecting blood samples ...


70. Behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a novel object, Ross Island, 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_7]
The behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a person standing 1 meter away and to a cardboard shield of similar size to a person also at 1 meter distance were measured to determine ...


71. 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 ...


72. 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 ...


73. 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 ...


74. 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 ...


75. 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 ...


76. 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 ...


77. 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 ...


78. 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 ...


79. 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) ...


80. 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 ...


81. 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 ...


82. Voluntary approach distance of Adelie penguins to people at Cape Bird, Ross Island 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_8]
The distance that walking Adelie penguins chose to approach people was measured for penguins on the beach at Cape Bird. A person stood in the path of an approaching penguin and then after the bird ...


83. Animal Species - Threatened [geodata_1628]
"Threatened" includes species listed as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) and Vulnerable (VU). A taxon is Critically Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets ...


84. Disease, Parasite, and Immunological Study of Birds Through Blood and Feces Samples in the Netherlands and Norway [IPY-NL-birdhealth-Loonen-samples]
Blood (plasma, red blood cells and blood smears) and feces samples of birds collected during IPY to study diseases, parasites and immunological parameters. The data set is collected as part of IPY-project ...


85. Fur Seal Tag Recovery; NMML [EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_fur_seal_tags]
The Tag Recovery digital data set includes a record of tags found on fur seal adults that were attached as pups.


86. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [icun_2002redlist]
2002 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species database IUCN - The World Conservation Union, through its Species Survival Commission (SSC) has for four decades been assessing the conservation ...


87. LIFECO Database [GLOBEC_094_LIFECO_008]   PARENT METADATA
This database has been created to collect and distribute both historic and newly developed datasets for utilization in other work packages of the LIFECO programme: LInking hydrographic Frontal activity ...


88. LIFECO: Distribution and abundance of plankton and fish relative to frontal processes [GLOBEC_091_LIFECO_005]   PARENT METADATA
This work package is part of the LIFECO programme: LInking hydrographic Frontal activity to ECOsystem dynamics in the North Sea and Skagerrak - importance to fish stock recruitment. The purpose of ...


89. LIFECO: Predatory interaction between fish species and top-down control of zooplankton relative to frontal processes [GLOBEC_093_LIFECO_007]   PARENT METADATA
This work package is part of the LIFECO programme: LInking hydrographic Frontal Activity to ECOsystem dynamics in the North Sea and Skagerrak - importance to fish stock recruitment. The unique physical ...


90. Marine Mammal Incidental Catch Data; NMML [EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal1]
The data base contains marine mammal incidental catch data from commercial fisheries (foreign and joint venture) in U.S. waters of the North Pacific and Bering Sea. Data includes date, ...


91. Marine Mammals Sightings Database; NMML [EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal2]
Marine mammal sightings and sighting efforts are included in this data set. Includes position, time, date, weather conditions, number of animals sighted, species ...


92. Pinniped Tagging Records; NMML [EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_pinniped_tags]
The Pinniped Tagging Records are a digital data set which is a compilation of tags and brands applied to fur seals, sea lions, and harbor seals in Alaskan and Siberian waters. The system ...


93. Plant Species - Threatened [geodata_1632]
"Threatened" includes species listed as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) and Vulnerable (VU). A taxon is Critically Endangered when the best available evidence indicates that it meets ...


94. Reproductive Maturation and Senescence in the Female Brown Bear [NRMSC_repmaturationbrownbear]
Changes in age-specific reproductive rates can have important implications for managing populations, but the number of female brown (grizzly) bears (Ursus arctos) observed in any one study is usually ...


95. Spatial Distribution of the Baldwin and Barton Beach Rorippa subumbellata populations: A preliminary survey [BBR_Survey]
In an attempt to preserve as well as expand the existing populations of Rorippa subumbellata (Tahoe Yellow cress) located within and surrounding the exclosures at Baldwin Beach, modification and expansion ...


96. 1989 Wildlife Assessment Database [USDA0382]
The "1989 Wildlife Assessment Database" contains information on animal population and harvest statistics. Its purpose is to gather national data supporting analysis of recent historical trends in ...


97. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000_2000.00]
The 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is an exploratory effort to construct an index that measures the ability of a nation's economy to achieve sustainable development, with the ...


98. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001_2001.00]
The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering 122 countries that measures the overall progress ...


99. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002_2002.00]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


100. 2004 Snapshot of bird species in the Antarctic - data from World Bird Database [Avibase_WBDB_Ant_snapshot]
From the World Bird Database website: This checklist includes all bird species found in Antarctica, based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources ...


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