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1. NOAA Shallow-Water Benthic Habitats: Insular Pacific [benthic_habitats]
These datasets represent benthic habitat maps for the nearshore waters of American-affiliated islands throughout the insular Pacific, including Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, and Palau. NOAA ...


2. Diatom species and biogenic particle fluxes in the Australian sector of the southern Antarctic Zone [AAS_4078_diatoms_biogenic_flux]
Diatom and biogenic particle fluxes were investigated over a one-year period (2001-02) at the southern Antarctic Zone in the Australian Sector of the Southern Ocean. Two vertically moored sediment ...


3. Ecophysiology of DMSP and related compounds and their contributions to carbon and sulfur dynamics in Phaeocystis antarctica [NSF-ANT09-44686]
Spectacular blooms of Phaeocystis antarctica in the Ross Sea, Antarctica are the source of some of the world's highest concentrations of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) and its volatile degradation ...


4. Embolism repair in two species of cushion plants on Macquarie Island [AAS_4192_images]
This data set deals with embolism repair in two species of cushion plants (Colobanthus muscoides and Azorella macquariensis) which grow on Macquarie island and rely on protoxylem for water transport. ...


5. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses [AAS_2780]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2780. Public Summary The distribution of plants in Antarctica is chiefly limited by the availability of water and sufficiently high temperatures. ...


6. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses - Drying Responses [AAS_2780_dryingresponse]   PARENT DIF
We compared the drying responses of clumps of moss from Casey Station, Antarctica, evaluating the changes in mass, water content, photosynthesis (measured by chlorophyll fluorescence), cellular solute ...


7. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


8. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Amphipod and Isopod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_Amphipod.Isopod_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


9. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Brown Ostracod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_BrownOstracods_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


10. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Juvenile Gastropod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetaToxicityMarine_JuvenileGastropods_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


11. Kerguelen Plateau (Southern Ocean) diatom photographs taken using light microscopy [AAS_3214_Photos]   PARENT DIF
This dataset was collected as part of an honours project by Jessica Wilks at Macquarie University (submitted May 2012). The samples analysed were taken from an expedition conducted by Dr Leanne Armand ...


12. 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 ...


13. Recent diatom and foraminiferal assemblages in surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica. [AADC-00090]
Surficial bottom sediments collected from Prydz Bay, Antarctica contain three sedimentary facies, four foraminiferal faunas, and two diatom floras. A sandy diamict (Facies Ds) is deposited by iceberg ...


14. CO2 incubation data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_CO2_Incubations]   PARENT DIF
Pulse Amplitude Modulation (WaterPAM, Walz) was used to measure the response of the sea ice brine microalgae to CO2 stress. All data was reported in WinControl software and follows standard formats. ...


15. Chlorophyll a data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_Chlorophyll_a]   PARENT DIF
Chlorophyll data was used to measure growth rates of sea ice algae in CO2 incubations. Sea ice brine microalgae was collected from sackholes. Replicate samples were incubated in ambient air (~0.04% ...


16. Effects of ocean acidification on Antarctic marine microbes [TNE_8A_acidification_microbes]
Three experiments were performed at Davis Station, East Antarctica 77 degrees 58' E, 68 degrees 35' S to determine the effects of ocean acidification on natural assemblages of Antarctica marine microbes ...


17. Lund-Potsdam-Jena Wetland Hydrology and Methane DGV Model (LPJ-WHyMe v1.3.1) [LPJ-WHYME_v1-3-1]
This model product provides the Fortran 77 source code for the Lund-Potsdam-Jena (LPJ) Wetland Hydrology and Methane Dynamic Global Vegetation Model (LPJ-WHyMe v1.3.1), auxiliary C++ routines, ASCII ...


18. Nella Dan: SIBEX II Cruise Phytoplankton Data [SIBEX_II_phyto]
This dataset contains results from the Second International BIOMASS Experiment II (SIBEX II) cruise of the Nella Dan, taken in January 1985. This cruise was the fourth cruise in a series of six. Phytoplankton ...


19. Parent metadata record for all metadata created from the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012-2013 season - Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystem eXperiment [SIPEX_II]   CHILD DIFs
More than 50 scientists from eight countries conducted the Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystem eXperiment 2012 (SIPEX-2). The 2012 voyage built on information and observations collected in 2007, by re-visiting ...


20. Protoctist Glossary - World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series [WBD_Protoctist_Glossary]
This metadata record has been created to describe a commercial CD product of the Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification. This CD has in no way been produced by the Australian Antarctic Division ...


21. Sea ice algae growth rate data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_Algae_Growth_Rates]   PARENT DIF
Chlorophyll data was used to measure growth rates of sea ice algae in CO2 incubations. Sea ice brine microalgae was collected from sackholes. Replicate samples were incubated in ambient air (~0.04% ...


22. Sea ice algal composition, bloom potential and response to increased C02 observed during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_Bloom_CO2]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains pulse amplitude modulated (PAM) fluorometry measurements and chlorophyll concentrations for a series of incubation experiments performed during the 2012 SIPEX marine science ...


23. SeaWifs Ocean Colour Data [seawifs]
From the SeaWifs NASA website: The purpose of the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) Project is to provide quantitative data on global ocean bio-optical properties to the Earth science ...


24. The distribution and extent of Sphagnum moss on Macquarie Island [SOE_sphagnum]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The locations where Sphagnum moss occurs on Macquarie Island including new occurrences and changes in the ...


25. Trophic Ecology of the Antarctic Nearshore Zone [TRENZ]   CHILD DIFs
Project Objectives 1) To describe trophic relationships in near shore marine benthic ecosystems of East Antarctica and determine the importance of environmental forces (such as sea ice and primary ...


26. Trophic Ecology of the Antarctic Nearshore Zone - Stable Isotope datasets [TRENZ_Stable_Isotopes]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Project Objectives 1) To describe trophic relationships in near shore marine benthic ecosystems of East Antarctica and determine the importance of environmental forces (such as sea ice and primary ...


27. Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation dynamics [SOE_Windmill_Island_veg]
INDICATOR DEFINITION Survey of quadrats along permanent transects in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica, involving: quantitative analysis of relative bryophyte species distribution and abundance; ...


28. 2007-08 V3 CEAMARC-CASO Benthic Trawl Samples [CEAMARC_CASO_200708_V3_BENTHIC_TRAWL_SAMPLES]
Sampling strategy: Samples from trawls or sledges are sieved on the trawl deck then sorted in the wet lab per taxonomic group. Sorting may vary from high taxonomic levels (order, family) to specific ...


29. A bibliography containing references to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [F_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, dating from 1859 to 2002. The bibliography was compiled by Dana Bergstrom, and contains 993 references.


30. A bibliography containing references to the outcomes of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Outcomes_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the outcomes of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, ...


31. A bibliography containing references to the research support of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Research_Support_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the research support of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic ...


32. Annotated Atlas of the Vascular Flora of Macquarie Island - 1979 [mi_vascular_plants_census_1979]
The atlas shows the known distribution and abundance of each vascular species on Macquarie Island immediately prior to the commencement of control measures against rabbits in 1978. It gives a baseline ...


33. Antarctic Biodiversity Database - Flora Observations [Flora1]
The Antarctic Biodiversity database is a database including collection records of plants collected from the Antarctic, subantarctic islands and other areas around the world. You can search for collections ...


34. Compiled bibliography of Antarctic/subantarctic related botanical references [Bot_Bibliography]
Antarctic Botanical Bibliography compiled by Dr Ron Lewis Smith of the British Antarctic Survey. There are 3,076 records in this bibliography. The fields in this dataset are: year author title journal


35. Data from a 3 m sediment core collected west of Pidgeon Island in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_long_core]   PARENT DIF
A sediment core was collected from the western side of Pidgeon Island, (66.3216 S, 110.445 E) at a water depth of 82.0 m. This sediment core (PG 1411-2) was recovered using a release-controlled piston ...


36. Data related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division [gis13]
This dataset includes features related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division. The features include approach and departure paths, helicopter landing sites, exclusion ...


37. Diatom and associated data for a field experiment which translocated control and contaminated sediments between locations within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_sre2]   PARENT DIF
Full title: Diatom and associated data for a manipulative field experiment which translocated control and contaminated sediments between locations within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. A manipulative ...


38. Diatom and associated data for examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in Antarctica [diatoms_sre3]   PARENT DIF
Full title: Diatom and associated data for a manipulative field experiment examining the effects of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination on benthic diatom communities in the Windmill ...


39. Diatom data for ten sediment cores collected in 3 marine bays in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_short_cores]   PARENT DIF
Ten sediment cores were collected from 3 marine bays in the Windmill Islands. Two cores were collected in Sparkes Bay, one in Shannon Bay, and seven in Brown Bay. Only diatom data are presented here, ...


40. Diatom data for transects at 4 locations in the Windmill Islands [Diatom_transects]
Sediment samples were collected from four locations within the Windmill Islands (Cloyd Island, Odbert Island, Shannon Bay and Brown Bay). Within each location three parallel transects were created, ...


41. Diatom, and associated data from grid samples collected in Brown Bay [Diatoms_bbg]   PARENT DIF
Sediment samples were collected from nine points along 3 parallel transects within the contaminated Brown Bay. The diatom spreadsheet (diatom_data) contains both initial diatom counts and the relative ...


42. Electron Microscope Database [em_database]
This database contains information pertaining to the negatives taken by the laboratory since its inception. Both scanning and transmission electron micrographs are catalogued within this database. ...


43. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP]   CHILD DIFs
Untreated, macerated wastewater effluent has been discharged to the sea at Davis Station since 2005, when the old wastewater treatment infrastructure was removed. This environmental assessment was ...


44. Filter Pad absorption measurements of suspended particulate matter [BROKE-West_particulates]   PARENT DIF
Particulates in the water were concentrated onto 25mm glass fibre filters. Light transmission and reflection through the filters was measured using a spectrophotometer to yield spectral absorption ...


45. Flora and fauna survey of the Stillwell Hills, 1996/97 [flor_fna_Stillwl]
The broadscale distribution of flora (lichens, mosses, non-marine algae)and fauna (penguins, flying birds, seals)in the Stillwell Hills was mapped using gps technology. Samples of flora were collected ...


46. Heard Island 1986-1987 Scientific Expedition Report [Heard_86-87_Report]
Heard Island Expedition, 16 November 1986 to 21 January 1987, report written by Rod Ledingham, Officer in Charge. Taken from the report: The 1986-87 expedition was the second in a series of three ...


47. Heard Island Species Checklist [heard_species_checklist]
The url below provides a checklist of species that have been recorded or observed at Heard Island.


48. Heard Island Vegetation Survey 1986-1987 and 1987-1988 [Heard_veg_survey_86-88]
Vegetation surveys were conducted on Heard Island during the 1986/87 and 1987/88 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE). A stratified sampling approach was adopted. Given the limited ...


49. High resolution digital aerial photography and LIDAR scanning of portions of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Islands [Davis_2009_Aerial_Photography]   CHILD DIFs
High resolution digital aerial photography of Adelie penguin colonies, Davis Station, Heidemann Valley, and other various areas, LIDAR scanning of portions of the Vestfold Hills, Rauer Islands and ...


50. IMAGEAntarctica Database - A Catalogue of Antarctic Images by the Australian Antarctic Division [DB_IMAGEAntarctica]
The IMAGEAntarctica catalogue contains records of images held in the Australian Antarctic Division's Multimedia Image Library. The material predominantly depicts Australia's presence and activities ...


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