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51. Interseasonal variability of benthic diatoms communities within the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_seasonal_var]   PARENT DIF
Sediment samples were collected with an Eckamn grab from four locations within the Windmill Islands (Herring Island, O'Connor Island, Shannon Bay and Brown Bay). A weekly sampling program was performed ...


52. Latitudinal Gradient Project - Australian contributions [LGP]
This record relates to the Australian component of the Latitudinal Gradient Project. The LGP is largely a New Zealand, US and Italian venture, but a small contribution has been made by Australian ...


53. Light-driven tipping points in polar ecosystems - Casey Station, Antarctica [Light_Tipping_Points]
Some ecosystems can undergo abrupt transformation in response to relatively small environmental change. Identifying imminent "tipping points" is crucial for biodiversity conservation, particularly ...


54. Oceanographic data from the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP_Oceanography]   PARENT DIF
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 ...


55. RiSCC Research Support Bibliography [RISCC_Bibliography]
RiSCC Research Support Bibliography compiled by RiSCC group members. There is 1 record in this bibliography. This bibliography contains references to the RiSCC program (Regional Sensitivity to Climate ...


56. Sediment metal data (1M HCl extraction) from the Davis STP project [DAVIS_STP_Metals]   PARENT DIF
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 ...


57. Spatial variability of benthic diatom communities in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. [Diatom_spatial_var]   PARENT DIF
A hierarchical, 3-level, nested design was used. The highest hierarchical level consisted of six locations. Two of these locations, Brown Bay and Shannon Bay, have been contaminated with heavy metals ...


58. Sterols in marine sediment and fauna at Davis station 2009/10 [Davis_STP_Sterols]   PARENT DIF
Wastewater containing human sewage is often discharged with little or no treatment into the Antarctic marine environment. Faecal sterols (primarily coprostanol) in sediments have been used for assessment ...


59. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


60. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


61. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


62. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


63. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


64. Antifreeze molecules in Nototheniid fish around Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_2050]
A report completed as part of this project is available for download from the URL given below. Extracts of the report are presented in the metadata record. See the report for full details. Several ...


65. Contribution of dinoflagellates to Antarctic coastal zone carbon flux [ASAC_988]
Some scanning electron microscope images were taken of dinoflagellates sampled as part of this project. A catlogue of the images taken is provided as part of the download file at the url given below. ...


66. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2201 - Natural variability and human induced change in Antarctic nearshore marine benthic communities [ASAC_2201_field_lab_books]   PARENT DIF
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station and Davis Station between 1997 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2201 - Natural variability and human induced ...


67. Datasets of rubbish collection around the Casey area [ASAC_2207_Casey]
Debris have been collected on an opportunistic basis around Casey station and entered in a database classifying them by type and amounts. The aim of this dataset is to evaluate how much and what kind ...


68. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - faunal composition data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Experiment]
Depth related changes in the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, during the 2006/07 summer. ...


69. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - sediment characteristics data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Sediment]
Depth related changes in sediment characteristics and the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, ...


70. Exopolysaccharides from Antarctic bacteria [ASAC_2348]
Exopolysaccharide (EPS) is complex sugar made by many microbes in the Antarctic marine environment. This project seeks to understand the ecological role of microbial EPS in the Southern Ocean, where ...


71. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...


72. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in Kemp Land, 2007-2008 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Kemp200708]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution to the west of Mawson was carried out in 2007/08. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata record. Details ...


73. Occupancy surveys of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Robinson Group of Islands, 2005-2006 [ASAC_2722_Occupancy_Surveys_Robinson200506]   PARENT DIF
An occupancy survey of Adelie penguin breeding distribution in the Robinson Group of islands was carried out in 2005/06. General details of the occupancy surveys are given in the overall metadata ...


74. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: boulders and boulder fields. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats2]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested dsampling desing was used with several spatial scales. ...


75. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: flat and sloping rocky areas. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats1]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested dsampling desing was used with several spatial scales. ...


76. Phytoplankton Ecology in the Fjords of the Vestfold and Larsemann Hills [ASAC_640]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Spring phytoplankton communities in the water column of Ellis Fjord are characterised by diatoms originating from the bottom sea-ice strand community. ...


77. Production and Fate of Dissolved and Particulate Organic Matter During Antarctic Phytoplankton Blooms [ASAC_630]
From the abstract of one of the papers: Phytoplankton biomass and speciation were monitored at an inshore site near Davis Station, East Antarctica during three consecutive summer seasons (December-February, ...


78. Responses and adaptations by two seal species to variability in the Southern Ocean ecosystem [ASAC_2753]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2753 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Weddell and southern elephant seals are high-order predators living in the Antarctic ...


79. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [ASAC_2201_SRE4]   CHILD DIFs
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


80. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: (core samples: Nov 1998 - Jan 1999) [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey4]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken by divers using hand-held corers (core size - 10 cm diameter by 10 cm deep). This ...


81. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Brown Bay Grid - samples taken along a pollution gradient. [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_BBG]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken along four transects in Brown Bay, along a pollution gradient that has its source ...


82. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Spatial variation and human impacts. (core samples: Oct-Dec 1997) [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey2]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken by divers using hand-held corers (core size - 10 cm diameter by 10 cm deep). The ...


83. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (Winter grab samples), June-Sept 1998 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey3]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in winter 1998, using a van-Veen grab (surface area 20 ...


84. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (grab samples), Feb - Mar, 1997 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey1]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in late summer (Feb-March) 1997, using a van-Veen grab ...


85. The Ecology and Biogeography of Heard Island Marine Benthos [ASAC_254]
Collections of 23 macroinvertebrate taxa associated with Durvillaea antarctica holdfasts and 58 invertebrate taxa associated with artificial substrata collectors are described from shallow-water and ...


86. The effects of UV-B radiation on the nutritional composition of Antarctic phytoplankton [ASAC_872]
The actual piece of equipment used was an International Light IL 1700Radiometer equipped with broad band detectors to measure PAR, UV-A and erythemal UV-B. The effects of UV-B radiation on the fatty ...


87. The mating system of the Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddelli [ASAC_2184]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2184 See the link below for public details on this project. The objectives of this project were: To characterise the mating system of the Weddell seal ...


88. Winter Foraging Locations Of Southern Ocean Predators - sub-Antarctic islands [ASAC_2940]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2940 See the link below for public details on this project. Public: The extent of Antarctic winter sea-ice influences all aspects of the Antarctic ...


89. Effects of UV radiation on community establishment: a global perspective [ASAC_1233]
Increased ultraviolet radiation (UV-A and/or UV-B) may impact on the establishment and structure of a shallow water benthic invertebrate assemblages. A global experiment in more than 8 countries, ...


90. Geographic variations in underwater male Weddell seal Trills suggest breeding area fidelity [ASAC_1132-2]
Adult Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) exhibit site fidelity to where they first breed but juveniles, and perhaps transient adult males, may disperse from their natal location. If there is ...


91. Interaction between Carbon and Sulfur Cycles in Antarctic Stratified Lakes and Fjords [ASAC_1166]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The lakes and fjords of the Vestfold Hills region of Antarctica provide unique ecosystems for studying environmental changes in Antarctica over the past 8000 ...


92. 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 ...


93. 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 ...


94. 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. ...


95. Non-modelled 10 day LC50 from rapid tests at Macquarie Island 2007/08 [AAS_2921]
Rapid toxicity tests (Kefford et al. 2005) were used to test the sensitivity of a wide range of intertidal and shallow sub-tidal marine invertebrates collected off the northern end of Macquarie Island. ...


96. The response of Antarctic near-shore marine zooplankton to hydrocarbon contaminants in Special Antarctic Blend (SAB) diesel fuels [AAS_3054_zooplankton]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic near-shore marine zooplankton to hydrocarbon contaminants in Special Antarctic Blend ...


97. GulfCet II-Biological Oceanography in the Northern Gulf of Mexico [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_3biologic]   PARENT DIF
The biological oceanography data set is part of the overarching GulfCet II study, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations, ...


98. GulfCet II-Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_1paren]   CHILD DIFs
The Gulf of Mexico is a semi-enclosed, intercontinental sea with a total area of about 1.5 square kilometers. As a large marine ecosystem, it has a unique bathymetry, hydrography and productivity. ...


99. GulfCet II: Visual Surveys of Cetaceans and Sea Turtles from Aircraft [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_4visair]   PARENT DIF
The visual survey of cetaceans and sea turtles from aircraft data set is part of the overarching GulfCet II study, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, ...


100. National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) - Coastal Spatial Framework and Coastal Indicator Data [NFHP_NFHAP_CoastalAssessmen]
ABSTRACT: The NFHAP Coastal Spatial Framework and Indicator Datasets consist of a geospatial base layer developed in ArcGIS, and associated data fields joined to the spatial framework. The Coastal ...


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