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1. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


2. 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 ...


3. Heavy metal and organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic vertebrates [ASAC_590]
As top predators seabirds have the potential to accumualte marine pollutants. This study quantified heavy metal loads in 3 species of albatross. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Cadmium ...


4. 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 ...


5. The Annual Cycle of Reproductive and Stress Hormones in the Gentoo Penguins - Penguins Restraint and Stress Level [ASAC_558]
The only work that went ahead as part of this ASAC project was to look at Penguins restraint and stress level (see the referenced paper below). From the paper: During most research on penguins it ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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) ...


17. Indian Ocean Marine Bird and Mammal Survey, 2004 [seamap227]   PARENT METADATA
In January 2004, investigators from CUNY-Staten Island (Richard Veit, Marie Caroline Martin) and Duke Marine Lab (David Hyrenbach) embarked on a research cruise spanning through the Madagascar Channel ...


18. NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1993 (W); Sightings [seamap15]   PARENT METADATA
A winter marine mammals survey in Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1993 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the distribution and estimate abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters. The ...


19. North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database - Short-tailed Albatross Sightings [seamap311]   PARENT METADATA
This database was prepared by Jenny Wetzel and John Piatt at the USGS Alaska Science Center for Greg Balogh, USFWS Endangered Species Office, Anchorage, as part of a collaborative USGS / FWS project ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Summer 92 [seamap229]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


24. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Summer 93 [seamap230]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


25. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Summer 94 [seamap231]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


26. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Summer 96 [seamap233]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


27. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Summer 98 [seamap235]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


28. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 00 [seamap238]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


29. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 01 [seamap239]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


30. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 02 [seamap240]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


31. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 03 [seamap241]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


32. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 04 [seamap242]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


33. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 94 [seamap244]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


34. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 97 [seamap247]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


35. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 98 [seamap248]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


36. WADFW Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program Winter 99 [seamap249]   PARENT METADATA
The metadata edits are in progress. Please contact the contact person for detail. Aerial surveys of marine birds have been conducted annually since 1992 by the Puget Sound Ambient Monitoring Program ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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. ...


39. 1988/89 Summer season, surveying and mapping program, Mawson - North Prince Charles Mountains - Davis [Survey_1988_89_Mawson_npcms]
Field season report of these programs: 1988/89 Summer Season surveying and mapping North Prince Charles Mountains; ...mapping program Northern PCM's - Mawson Doppler Translocation Support; ....mapping ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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 ...


43. 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 ...


44. 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 ...


45. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005_2005.00]
The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national ...


46. A GIS dataset of Snow Petrel nests mapped in the Mawson region during the 2004-2005 season [SNPEMAWSON04-05]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of Snow petrels at the regional and local scales. This dataset contains the locations of Snow petrel nests, mapped in the Mawson ...


47. A GIS dataset of Wilson's storm petrel nests mapped in the Mawson region during the 2004-2005 season [WISPMAWSON04-05]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of Wilson's storm petrels at the regional and local scales. This dataset contains locations of Wilson's stoorm petrel nests, mapped ...


48. A GIS dataset of bird nests mapped in the Windmill Islands by Frederique Olivier and Drew Lee during the 2002-2003 season [BIRDSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of bird nests, mostly snow petrels, mapped in the Windmill ...


49. A Model of the Productivity of the Northern Pintail [NPWRC_northernpintail]
We adapted a stochastic computer model to simulate productivity of the northern pintail (Anas acuta). Researchers at the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...


50. A New Approach for Analyzing Bird Densitiies from Variable Circular-plot Counts [brdpier0003]
An approach for calculating bird densities from variable circular-plot counts is described. The approach differs from previous methods in that data from several surveys are pooled and detection distances ...


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