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51. Leopard and Weddell seal program [ASAC_1144]
2000/2001 season 31 quad based surveys were conducted along the pack-ice edge to identify where leopard seals could be accessed. 31 one hour aerial surveys were also conducted to identify the position ...


52. Microscopy imaging of live Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) [AAS_4037_4050_Krill_Microscopy]
Microscopy imaging of live Antarctic krill using a Leica M205C dissecting stereo-microscope with a Leica DFC 450 camera and Leica LAS V4.0 software. Krill were held in a custom made 'krill trap', ...


53. Proportional underwater call type usage by Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in breeding and nonbreeding situations [ASAC_1132-3]
During the winter and spring of 2000 and 2002, underwater calls of Weddell seals were recorded near Mawson. The goal was to determine if some call types were only given during the spring breeding ...


54. Regional dialects and herd formation aspects of Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) underwater vocalisations. [ASAC_1132]
Database Description The files represent the 41 different Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) call types identified at either Mawson, Davis, and/or Casey. They were collected between 60 degrees ...


55. Weddell Seal underwater calling rates during the winter and spring near Mawson Station, Antarctica [ASAC_1132-1]
During the winter and spring of 2002, underwater calling rates were measured near mid-day on an opportunistic basis at 7 breeding sites and, at two breeding sites, over 24 hour periods once a month. ...


56. Cold adaptation in planktonic and sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1126]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1126 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Previous work on anti-freeze proteins ...


57. Presence/ Absence data for Azorella dieback at locations on Macquarie Island (2008/09 – 2012/13) [AAS_3095_4024_Azorella_Dieback]
This spreadsheet shows the location and health status of Azorella macquariensis plants in study plots across Macquarie Island between the summers of 2008/09 and 2011/1 2. These locations are presented ...


58. The Biochemistry, Ecology and Organic Geochemistry of Phaeocystis pouchetii communities of Davis Base, Antarctica [ASAC_113]
This metadata record covers ASAC projects 113, 191 and 625. (ASAC_113, ASAC_191, ASAC_625). The total lipid, fatty acid, sterol and pigment composition of water column particulates collected near ...


59. Environmental Genomics in an Antarctic polychaete [NSF-ANT09-44557]
Genome-enabled biology provides a foundation for understanding the genetic basis of organism-environment interactions. . The research project links gene expression, genome methylation, and metabolic ...


60. Biogeography of spiders on islands of the Southern Ocean [ASAC_1015_spiders]
These data are mainly based on a paper by Phil Pugh (Pugh 2004, Biogeography of spiders on the islands of the Southern Ocean, Journal of Natural History, 38:1461-1487), but has been updated for Subantarctic ...


61. 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 ...


62. Macquarie Island soil collection site details for 2009/10 season - Azorella dieback project, Macquarie Island [ASAC_3095-Macca-soil-0910-Jared]   PARENT DIF
This data contains the spatial information associated with the sites from which the soil samples were collected. It also contains the initial weights for each soil sample. Soil samples were collected ...


63. Mapping of Poa litorosa and Carex trifida in the Handspike Point area at Macquarie Island 28 March 2003 [ASAC_1015_MIGPS03]
Current positional data for Poa litorosa and Carex trifida at Handspike Point area (Macquarie Island) were collected using Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and standard observational techniques. ...


64. Microinvertebrates Survey on Macquarie Island [ASAC_1015_MI_Inverts]
MICROINVERTEBRATE SAMPLING PROTOCOL Macquarie Island 01 October 2001 - 28 February 2002 A.HABITATS SAMPLED 8 habitats representative of the following vegetation types were chosen: 1.Azorella macquariensis ...


65. Understanding the impact of change on Australia's World Heritage subantarctic islands - Anatomy studies of vascular plants Macquarie Island [ASAC_3095_Anatomical_Data]   PARENT DIF
The dataset contains a series of anatomical images of plant specimens collected as part of AAS (ASAC) project 3095 at Macquarie Island during the summer of the 2011/2012 season. Species The four ...


66. Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill [ASAC_1003]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1003 Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on intertidal benthic communities at Macquarie Island: continued recovery ...


67. Spatial and temporal variation in the recruitment of benthic macroinvertebrates to artificial substrata [ASAC_1229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1229 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project will develop a method to monitor human impacts ...


68. An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill [ASAC_672]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 672 An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill on the Macroinvertebrate Fauna of 'Durvillea antarctica' Holdfasts from Macquarie ...


69. Assessment of the impact of human sewage effluent on benthic communities at Macquarie Island [ASAC_996]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 996 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the effects of the small sewage outfall on algal epifauna in ...


70. Code, data and results used to fit growth rates of Antarctic krill under experimental CO2 manipulation [krill_risk_maps]
The embryonic development of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) is sensitive to elevated seawater CO2 levels. This data set provides the experimental data and WinBUGS code used to estimate hatch ...


71. Evaluation of Possible Effects on Rocky Shore Biota from Oil Spillage from the 'Nella Dan' [ASAC_250]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 250 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the impacts of oiling on the biota of rocky shores. Five shore ...


72. The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean [ASAC_2163]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2163 See the link below for public details on this project. Records of observations of kelp rafts passing within 50 m of one side of the vessel ...


73. Measurement of moss growth rates in Antarctica [ASAC_1104]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1104 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Mosses are dominant plants in the vegetation of continental ...


74. Wildlife observations made on the IDIOTS cruise of the Aurora Australis in the 1999-2000 season [ASAC_1101_Wildlife]   PARENT DIF
This dataset is a subset of the Wildlife on Voyage dataset, and comprises the wildlife observations made onboard the Aurora Australis on the IDIOTS cruise of 1999-2000. There were 45 observed species ...


75. Winter Zooplankton pilot study - Mawson area [ASAC_1117]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1117 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The aim of this project is to determine how feasible it ...


76. Aurora Australis Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9604 - BROKE [au9604]
Oceanographic measurements were conducted along a series of meridional and zonal sections along the Antarctic continental shelf and slope region between 80 and 150 deg.E, from January to March 1996 ...


77. Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9101 [au91_9201]
Oceanographic measurements were conducted along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional section SR3 between Tasmania and Antarctica from September to October 1991. A total of 36 CTD vertical profile stations ...


78. Biology of the Mertz Glacier Polynya - Protist Data [ASAC_1101_Protists]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1101 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Most of our knowledge of the Antarctic marine ecosystems ...


79. Vulnerability of shallow Antarctic invertebrate-dominated ecosystems [ASAC_2201_vulnerability]
Human impacts threaten not only species, but also entire ecosystems. Ecosystems under stress can collapse or transition into different states, potentially reducing biodiversity at a variety of scales. ...


80. Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9407 [au9407]
Oceanographic measurements were conducted in January 1994 (on voyage 7 of the 1993/1994 summer season) along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional section SR3 between Tasmania and Antarctica, and along a ...


81. Aurora Australis WOCE Southern Ocean oceanographic data, cruise au9501 [au9501]
Oceanographic measurements were conducted along WOCE Southern Ocean meridional section SR3 between Tasmania and Antarctica, and around the boundary of a square-plan test volume south of the Antarctic ...


82. Census of southern giant petrel colonies on Frazier Islands 12 December 2011 [frazier_sgp_12dec2011]
John van den Hoff (Australian Antarctic Division biologist) visited the Frazier Islands on 12 and 13 December 2011. He was assisted by Tim Gill (Field Training Officer), Dan Blight and Trevor Crews ...


83. Population status of Southern Giant Petrels at Hawker and Frazier Islands [AAS_3154]
Metadata record for data from AAS project 3154 (ASAC_3154). Public Summary This project aims to install automated cameras at the Southern Giant Petrel (SGP) breeding site(s) on the Frazier Islands ...


84. Assessment of the potential for microbial contamination of antarctic terrestrial habitats resulting from human activities (previously ASAC 870) [ASAC_1093]
This project was a continuation of ASAC project 870 (ASAC_870). The aim of the project is to assess the possible routes for the carriage of microorganisms by humans to Antarctic soil habitats. Such ...


85. Energy requirements and daily food consumption of crabeater seals in the Antarctic winter pack-ice [ASAC_1090]
Although the most abundant of all mammalian predators in the Antarctic marine ecosystem, crabeater seals are also one of the least understood. The most fundamental question of all - how many are ...


86. Relationship between soil and plant geography on Clark Peninsula [ASAC_1083]
New soil studies in the cold suggest that in the terrestrial ecosystems of the coastal regions of the antarctic continent soil formation and chemical weathering occur to a greater extent than previously ...


87. Studies of Beaks and Parasites of Antarctic Cephalopods [ASAC_11]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 11 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The Australian Antarctic ...


88. The influence of water and nutrient availability on bryophyte communities in continental Antarctica [ASAC_1087]
Bryophyte Ecophysiology - response to water and nutrients. This project is also related to ASAC project 1313 (ASAC_1313) - Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring ...


89. The phytophenolic complement and phytopharmaceutical potential of snow algae of the Windmill Islands region [ASAC_1099]
Introduction: Snow algae grow under extreme conditions of temperature and high exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. These organisms must have evolved ways to protect their cellular components ...


90. Important marine habitat off east Antarctica revealed by two decades of multi-species predator tracking [AAS_3227_predicted_habitat]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Satellite telemetry data are a key source of animal distribution information for marine ecosystem management and conservation activities. We used two decades ...


91. An inter-disciplinary investigation of biological, physical and geochemical lake processes [ASAC_1049]
Data for Crooked Lake and Lake Druzhby (CL and LD), Vestfold Hills.Programme Dec 98 - Feb 00 PI: Prof J Laybourn-Parry Winterer: Tracey Henshaw (any questions regarding the data sheets: plxtlh@nottingham.ac.uk) ...


92. Biodiversity of Microbial mats in Antarctica [ASAC_1049_Micromat]
From the Micromat home page: Research on microbial biodiversity in Antarctica is still in a starting phase though it is a very promising area of research. Antarctica is characterised by its geographical ...


93. Impacts of the feral house mouse (Mus musculus) on spiders on subantarctic Macquarie Island [ASAC_104_mice]
Macquarie Island is a Nature Reserve under the Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and also a World Heritage Area but it has been modified significantly as the result of the introduction ...


94. Introduced Collembola from Subantarctic islands [ASAC_1043]
From the abstract for the referenced paper. Alien invertebrates pose considerable threats to subantarctic island ecosystems and with warming climates, because the likelihood of immigrants establishing ...


95. Neogene Biostratigraphy of the Pagadroma Group [ASAC_1065]
From the abstract of the referenced papers: The northern Prince Charles Mountains overlook the western side of the 700km long Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf drainage system. Within these mountains, ...


96. The Prydz Bay Adelie Penguin/Prey Stock Interaction, a Monitoring Program [ASAC_106]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 106 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: This paper reports the results of the first ...


97. Biology of Antarctic Algae [ASAC_102]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 102 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Six species of marine microalgae, namely ...


98. Invertebrate Monitoring on Macquarie Island [ASAC_104]
The objectives of this project were: To monitor wind transported insects to Macquarie Island to establish which species can disperse long distances on wind in the Subantarctic and from where they ...


99. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes information relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number. 1) Isolation data: strain ...


100. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_1015_macca_veg_change]
Taken from the report in the download file: Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit ...


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