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1. Alnitak Cetaceans and Sea Turtles Surveys off Southern Spain [seamap429]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset, belonging as a whole to Alnitak, comprises the work carried out in the Alboran Sea and adjacent areas from 1990 to 2006, and it includes 3712 sightings of cetaceans and 306 sightings ...


2. Baltic Seabirds Transect Surveys [seamap358]   PARENT METADATA
Seabirds transect surveys were conducted in Baltic Sea from 1992 to 1999.


3. Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 2004 : Loggerhead Turtles [seamap367]   PARENT METADATA
The Cape Verde archipelago, 500km off the West Coast of Africa, hosts one of the worlds largest nesting colonies of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). Although marine turtles have been recorded ...


4. Cayman Islands 2003 - Green and Loggerhead Turtles [seamap349]   PARENT METADATA
When Christopher Columbus discovered the Cayman Islands in 1503, he named them "Las Tortugas" (the turtles). Ferdinand Columbus recounted that the islands were "?full of tortoises, as was all the ...


5. EPIC Caribbean Lesser Antilles Seabird Colony Atlas 2001-04 [seamap418]   PARENT METADATA
Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) is leading an effort to create an updated Atlas of breeding marine bird colonies in the Lesser Antillean region of the Caribbean. This Atlas includes ...


6. USAKA Turtle Release Program [seamap341]   PARENT METADATA
The captive sea turtles on the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Test Site (RTS) have been part of island life for almost as long as the test site has existed ...


7. Identifying Adaptive Responses of Polar Fishes in a Vulnerable Ecosystem [NSF-ANT10-40945]
The proposed research will investigate the interacting and potentially synergistic influence of two oceanographic features - ocean acidification and the projected rise in mean sea surface temperature ...


8. Identifying Adaptive Responses of Polar Fishes in a Vulnerable Ecosystem [NSF-ANT14-47291]
The proposed research will investigate the interacting and potentially synergistic influence of two oceanographic features - ocean acidification and the projected rise in mean sea surface temperature ...


9. Integrated Ecological Investigation of McMurdo Dry Valley's Active Soil Microbial Communities [NSF-ANT11-42096]
The McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are among the coldest, driest habitats on the planet. Previous research has documented the presence of surprisingly diverse microbial communities in the soils ...


10. Redox Balance in Antarctic Notothenioid Fishes: Do Icefishes Have an Advantage? [NSF-ANT10-43781]
Antarctic channichthyid icefishes are stunning examples of the unique physiological traits that can arise during evolution in a constantly cold environment. Icefishes are the only vertebrates that ...


11. Redox Balance in Antarctic Notothenioid Fishes: Do Icefishes Have an Advantage? [NSF-ANT10-43576]
Antarctic channichthyid icefishes are stunning examples of the unique physiological traits that can arise during evolution in a constantly cold environment. Icefishes are the only vertebrates that ...


12. Initial assessment for biological research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys Region [K009_1977_1978_NZ_2]
The primary objective of this study was to assess the potential for biological, particularly botanical, research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys region and to carry out preliminary studies in four ...


13. Microbiology in the Dry Valleys: Lake Fryxell, Don Juan Pond and a dry algal mat from the vicinity of the Canada Glacier [K009_1979_1980_NZ_2]
Three main projects were undertaken in the Dry Valleys, a) a microbiological study of Lake Fryxell, b) a microbiological study of Don Juan Pond and c) a study of the reconstitution of a dry algal ...


14. The production biology of Lake Bonney and Lake Fryxell [K009_1970_1971_NZ_1]
A party of biologist was concerned with the production biology of Lake Bonney and Lake Fryxell. Soil bacteria and protozoa were studied and rotifiers were collected from the lakes.


15. Allied Whale / College of Atlantic North Atlantic Humpback Whale Catalogue, 1976 - 2003, ver2 [seamap73]   PARENT METADATA
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


16. Allied Whale North Atlantic Finback Whale Catalogue [seamap72]   PARENT METADATA
The North Atlantic Finback Whale Catalogue is a sightings based, life history dataset of individual finback whales, inhabiting the Western North Atlantic Ocean. Established in 1986 as a collaborative ...


17. Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey Aerial Sightings [seamap330]   PARENT METADATA
The Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey (BMMS) is a long-term study that has been documenting the occurrence, distribution, and abundance of marine mammals around the islands of The Bahamas since 1991. With ...


18. Biological Investigations of Marine Antarctic Systems and Stocks (BIOMASS) Programme [seamap75]   PARENT METADATA
The Biological Investigations of Marine Antarctic Systems and Stocks (BIOMASS) Programme was established in the late 1970's for the study of the Antarctic marine ecosystem and its living resources ...


19. Cascadia Research Blue Whale Photo IDs for US West Coast, 1972-2002 [seamap99]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset consists of over 6,560 sighting records of over 1,803 uniquely identified blue whales. These were collected by Cascadia Research and collaborators from the eastern North Pacific from ...


20. Casey Key Loggerheads - Southwest Florida [seamap336]   PARENT METADATA
The history of sea turtle research is shaped by researchers having convenient access to turtles while nesting on land. However, marine turtles face threats for the other 99% of their life cycle in ...


21. Cayman Islands 2004: Loggerhead and Green Turtles [seamap350]   PARENT METADATA
When Christopher Columbus discovered the Cayman Islands in 1503, he named them "Las Tortugas" (the turtles). Ferdinand Columbus recounted that the islands were "?full of tortoises, as was all the ...


22. Duke Marine Lab Albatross Tagging, 1997-1999 [seamap74]   PARENT METADATA
Four female and one male black-footed albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) were tracked using satellite telemetry during their post-breeding summer dispersal (July ? September, 1997?1999). The females ...


23. Duke North Atlantic Harbor Porpoise Tracking [seamap83]   PARENT METADATA
These data were obtained from harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) equipped with satellite-linked transmitters in the Gulf of Maine. All porpoises were obtained from herring weirs on the island of ...


24. Islas Canarias (Proyecto Aegina): juvenile loggerheads [seamap347]   PARENT METADATA
Aegina is a cooperation project between Gobierno de Canarias (Spain) and Republic of Cabo Verde; the main goal of the project is to propose a management plan for the Protected Marine Areas important ...


25. MEDITS seabird surveys 1999 / 2000 / 2002 [seamap334]   PARENT METADATA
Replicate spring-time (May - June) vessel-based surveys in the Western Mediterranean during standardized trawl surveys of the Spanish continental shelf and slope over three years (1999, 2000, 2002), ...


26. Migratory patterns of Yucatan Peninsula hawksbills [seamap364]   PARENT METADATA
The hawksbill population that nests in the Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico) is considered the largest in the Atlantic and one of the four largest in the world. However, from about 6,400 registered annual ...


27. Pacific Sea Turtle Tracking - Aquarium of the Pacific [seamap375]   PARENT METADATA
Release of a Green Sea Turtle Subadult, found in our local waters in Long Beach, CA. CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: ground condition SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION Direct Spatial Reference: Vector ...


28. SMRU Southern Elephant Seal pup telemetry from Macquarie Island, 1995-1996 [seamap70]   PARENT METADATA
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


29. Sargasso cruise 2005 - cetacean sightings [seamap332]   PARENT METADATA
The Sargasso Sea cruise surveyed marine mammals in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean, during the spring and summer of 2005. This survey onboard the Valiant 40 ocean-going research vessel Balaena, consisted ...


30. UK NHM Stranded Whale Recording Scheme, UK & Eire 1970-1979 [seamap69]   PARENT METADATA
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


31. UNCW Marine Mammal Sightings, Southeastern US 1998-1999 [seamap66]   PARENT METADATA
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


32. UNCW Marine Mammal Sightings, Southeastern US 2002 [seamap67]   PARENT METADATA
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


33. Wood Stork Tracking [seamap339]   PARENT METADATA
We are deploying satellite transmitters on Wood storks to examine their large-scale movements, breeding season foraging range and habitat use, breeding site tenacity over time, and habitat use during ...


34. MMS Oregon/Washington Marine Mammal Surveys [seamap45]   PARENT METADATA
Oregon and Washington Marine Mammal And Seabird Surveys Studies: -- Oregon/Washington Aerial [Mammal Observations] Study Code: OM Contract Number: 14-12-0001-30426 Principal Investigator(s)/Affiliation: ...


35. UNCW Marine Mammal Sightings, Southeastern US 2001 [seamap65]   PARENT METADATA
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


36. DEP Eelgrass [MassGIS_GISDATA.EELGRASS_POLY]
Seagrass beds are critical wetlands components of shallow coastal ecosystems throughout the state. Seagrass beds provide food and cover for a great variety of commercially and recreationally important ...


37. Maury Documentation [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01061]
Supporting documentation for the Maury Collection of marine observations. Includes explanations from Maury himself, as well as guides and descriptions by the U.S. Weather Bureau, and the German and ...


38. A vegetation assessment of Beaufort Island [K024_1996_1997_NZ_3]
The vegetation at Beaufort Island was assessed and a report written to ICAIR including a description of the area, species present, comparison to other Dry Valley vegetation, the merits of the vegetation ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. Biodiversity survey at Mt Kyffin near the Beardmore Glacier [K024_2002_2003_NZ_4]
A four person party visited an area close to Mt Kyffin on the south side of the Beardmore Glacier and at nearly 84° South latitude. In the 59-60 season the presence of many plants (lichens) and insects ...


42. Chlorophyll a fluorescence and temperature measurements from lichen and mosses buried under snow at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_1999_2000_NZ_2]
Fluorescence (chlorophyll a fluorescence) activity measurements were recorded for selected plants for about three weeks to determine if the photosystems of lichen or mosses are active in differing ...


43. Collembolids (Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni) and mite (Stereotydius mollis) samples and surveys of the lower Taylor Valley for phylogenetic relationship studies [K024_2002_2003_NZ_1]
Both collembolids (Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni) and mites (Stereotydius mollis) were surveyed over the entire floor of the lower Taylor Valley with special attention paid to the stream areas and to wet ...


44. Comparative studies of vegetation surveys, maps, species lists and lichen growth rates of the Cape Hallett region (Seebee Hook, Willett Cove and the scree slopes surrounding them) with a 1968 study [K024_1998_1999_NZ_1]
The first botanical work at Cape Hallett was carried out when Hallett Station existed in the early to late 1960s. These studies were used for comparative purposes of vegetation cover and lichen growth ...


45. Comparison of the photosynthetic performance of Umbilicaria species in the Ross Sea region [K024_2002_2003_NZ_3]
The photosynthetic performance of Umbilicaria species was measured under standard conditions in the laboratory and compared with Umbilicaria species from the Taylor Valley and Mt Kyffin.


46. Estimates of growth rates of lichen from photographs of lichen thalli on the Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench (above Lake Bonney), Taylor Valley [K024_1980_2008_NZ_1]
A small number of lichen thalli on Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench (above Lake Bonney) were marked and photographed during the 80-81 field season. These plants were refound over subsequent ...


47. Examination of the photosynthetic behaviour (energy content, nutrient content, productivity and acclimation) of mosses and lichens throughout the summer season at Cape Hallett [K024_2004_2006_NZ_2]
A possible sign of climate change is likely to be improved production and growth in plants. The response of net photosynthetic rates were measured on the large areas of relatively uniform moss cover ...


48. Experimental measurements of the effects of the environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of Antarctic mosses and lichens at Cape Hallett [K024_1998_1999_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 B. pseudotriquetrum ...


49. GIS mapping of vegetation cover at two specially protected areas; Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and Cape Bird [K024_2007_2008_NZ_2]
The ground cover of vegetation was mapped for the entire ASPA (Antarctic Specially Protected Areas) at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and at Cape Bird including mosses, lichen and algae. The method for ...


50. Measurements of climate data and the effect of high light and low temperature on the photosynthetic response (photosynthetic gas exchange rates and fluorescence) of mosses and lichens at Granite Harbour [K024_1994_1995_NZ_1]
The winter snowfall (during 1994) was unusually large and the area of Botany Bay was uniformly covered to a depth of 50 to 70cm. Furthermore, air temperatures were low being rarely above -6° C. These ...


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