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1. Collaborative Research: TRacing the fate of Algal Carbon Export in the Ross Sea (TRACERS) [NSF-ANT11-42065]
Sinking particles are a major element of the biological pump and they are commonly assigned to two fates: mineralization in the water column and accumulation at the seafloor. However, there is another ...


2. 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 ...


3. Detailed descriptions and culturing of Oscillatoriaceae algae from Cape Royds and the Garwood Valley [K053_1986_1987_NZ_2]
The sites of the first detailed account of Cyanophyta in the Ross Sea Region (West and West, 1911) collected by Shackleton's 1907-09 expedition were revisited and detailed descriptions of Oscillatoriaceae ...


4. Detailed descriptions and culturing of Prasiola calophylla algae from Cape Royds and the Garwood Valley [K053_1986_1987_NZ_3]
A detailed investigation of the autoecology, morphology and life history of Prasiola calophylla were conducted to extend the existing data for the species. Data on distribution and growth patterns ...


5. Systematic survey and abundance investigations of the algae in the meltpools of the McMurdo Ice Shelf [K053_1987_1988_NZ_1]
A qualitative and quantitative survey was made of algae in aquatic habitats on the McMurdo Ice Shelf. The majority of the work was conducted in eight ponds of diverse chemical characteristics in the ...


6. Taxonomic and ecological survey of the terrestrial algae in the Ross Sea Region (McMurdo Dry Valleys, Marble Point, Cape Bird, Mt Erebus) [K053_1980_1981_NZ_1]
A taxonomic and ecological survey of the terrestrial algae was conducted in the vicinity of Lake Fryxell, Taylor Valley and Cape Bird and supplemented with samples from Marble Point, the lakes and ...


7. The fate of primary production in Antarctic sea ice: the role of metazoan grazers. [ASAC_1328]
Crustaceans are an important component of the Antarctic marine ecosystem. Large numbers live in or close to the sea-ice cover, using it as a refuge from predation and a source of food. However, the ...


8. Vegetation distribution (distribution mapping and microscopic examination) at Cape Bird [K053_1982_1983_NZ_2]
Extensive vegetation mapping and microscopic examination of sample material was completed at Cape Bird in detail enough so that maps were produced marking the location of all major algal, moss and ...


9. Vegetation distribution (maps, soil temperature, and microscopic examination) on the surface of heated ground at Tramway Ridge, Mt Erebus [K053_1982_1983_NZ_1]
Descriptions of the vegetation distribution on the surface of steam heated warm ground, especially in relation to temperature gradients from cold to hot areas was investigated on the summit of Mt ...


10. Bottom Photographs from the Pulley Ridge Deep Coral Reef [USGS_OFR_2004_1228]
Pulley Ridge is a series of drowned barrier islands that extend over 100 km in 60-100 m water depths. This drowned ridge is located on the Florida Platform in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico about ...


11. Macrobel: Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf (EUROBIS) [eurobis_145]
The global objective of this project is to deliver a substantial contribution to the knowledge of the long term variability in the biodiversity of the macrobenthos and the relationship with anthropogenic ...


12. Metal concentration in macroalgae from East Antarctica [ECA070]
Marine macroalgae have been widely used as biomonitors of metal pollution. At Casey Station in East Antarctica, the Thala Valley tip is in the path of a melt stream that forms each summer and flows ...


13. High resolution mapping of moss beds at ASPA 135, Robinson Ridge and near the Red Shed at Casey, January 2010 [AAS_3130_moss_beds_2010]
Aerial photography was acquired in January 2010 from a remote controlled helicopter at three locations - Antarctic Specially Protected Area (ASPA) 135, Robinson Ridge and near the Red Shed at Casey. ...


14. Diatom species of the Australian sector of the Southern Ocean [AAS_4078_Diatom_Images]
The collection aims to showcase the range of Southern Ocean diatom species found in the major hydrological provinces of the Australian Sector of the Southern Ocean along the 140 degrees E. The collection ...


15. National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates (PLACE) [CIESIN_SEDAC_NAGDC_PLACE]
The Population, Landscape And Climate Estimates (PLACE) dataset contains estimates of national-level aggregations of territorial extent and population size by biome, climate zone, coastal proximity, ...


16. Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1): Last of the Wild Dataset (Geographic) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP_LW_GEOG]
The Last of the Wild Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1) is derived from the LWP-1 Human Footprint Dataset. The gridded data are classified according to their raster value ...


17. Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1): Last of the Wild Dataset (IGHP) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP_LW_IGHP]
The Last of the Wild Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1) is derived from the LWP-1 Human Footprint Dataset. The gridded data are classified according to their raster value ...


18. Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1): Top One Percent Wild Areas Dataset (Geographic) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP_TOPWA_GEOG]
The Top One Percent Wild Areas Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1) is derived from the LWP-1 Human Footprint Dataset. The gridded data are classified according to their ...


19. Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1): Top One Percent Wild Areas Dataset (IGHP) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP_TOPWA_IGHP]
The Top One Percent Wild Areas Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 1, 2002 (LWP-1) is derived from the LWP-1 Human Footprint Dataset. The gridded data are classified according to their ...


20. Locations of nine quadrats used in moss mapping studies at Casey Station, Antarctica 2007-2008 [ASAC_1313_Casey_Moss_Quadrats_2007]
The data are comprised of a spreadsheet with locations (latitude and longitude) and labels for moss bed quadrats. The quadrats are located in two sites: Antarctic Specially Protected Area 135 (formerly ...


21. Field experiment testing effect of increased water and nutrient availability on Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation communities [ASAC_1087_WaterNutrientExpt]
Description of the work is provided in the file named: ASAC 1087_WN-descriptions.doc The work consists of a multiseason manipulative field experiment investigating the effect of increased water and ...


22. Moss desiccation experiments conducted at Casey 1998-99 and 1999-2000 by Jane Wasley [ASAC_1087_Desiccation]
Series of desiccation experiments conducted in the Casey station laboratories using field collected moss samples, as described in Wasley et al. 2006 and Wasley 2004. Data to be provided.


23. Windmill Islands of vegetation transects, surveyed 2012 to 13 (10 years) [AAS_4046_Transects_2012-13]
Metadata ID: AAS_4046_Transects_2012-13 title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2012/13 (10 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands vegetation 10 year ...


24. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2010/11 (8 years) [AAS_3042_Transects_2010-11]
Metadata ID: AAS_3042_Transects_2010-11 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2010/11 (8 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands eight year vegetation ...


25. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2011-12 (9 years) [AAS_3129_Transects_2011-12]
Metadata ID: AAS_3129_Transects_2011-12 title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2011-12 (9 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands nine year vegetation ...


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