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1. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


2. A Climate Change Atlas for 80 Forest Tree Species of the Eastern United States [spatial database], USDA-FS [USDA.FS.NRS.CCTreeAtlas]
(Adapted from Project Home Page) The purpose of this atlas is to highlight the status of the current forests of the United States, east of the 100th meridian. The authors present 80 common species ...


3. A grafting experiment testing the ability of Antarctic sponges to recognise self from non-self tissue and their immune response [K054_1988_1989_NZ_1]   PARENT METADATA
A dive site was selected at Cape Armitage to conduct a marine benthos survey. The water was approximately 25m deep and the bottom was found to be rocky and inhabited by sponges. Four sponge species ...


4. A series of experiments to characterize the neuromuscular transmission in Antarctic fishes (Pagothenia borchgrevinki) and the effects of temperature on these reactions [K012_1978_1980_NZ_1]
The low temperature adaptations involved in neuromuscular transmission in Antarctica fish was characterized. An exploratory dissection of Pagothenia borchgrevinki revealed that the inferior oblique ...


5. A survey of the density of starfish and sea urchins to determine the grazing pressure of these species on a sponge dominated reef, Cape Armitage [K054_1988_1989_NZ_3]   PARENT METADATA
In order to determine the grazing pressure of starfish and sea urchin species on the benthic community of a reef at Cape Armitage, a survey was made of these species densities. The survey was stratified ...


6. Adaptive strategies of lichen species to cold environments: Antarctica and the Mediterranean high mountains. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0905_LIQ_05]   PARENT METADATA
In English: At the beginning of the 1990's our ecophysiological research on Antarctic lichens was focussed on adaptations to cope with low temperatures. We assumed that low ...


7. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


8. An investigation of a bacterial infection of Antarctic sponge species at Cape Armitage [K054_1988_1989_NZ_2]   PARENT METADATA
A bacterial infection was found associated with two species of Antarctic sponges while conducting a survey of the benthic community at Cape Armitage. This infection was not observed in the first year ...


9. Analyses of water and microbial mat samples collected from two ponds at Luther Peak, near Cape Hallett [K081_2003_2005_NZ_3]
Freshwater ponds have long been recognised as an important local biodiversity element in the Antarctic landscape. To broaden the understanding of pond systems within the Ross Sea region of Antarctica ...


10. Analysis of mixed water and substrate samples from glacial meltwater streams and stream beds in the Dry Valleys for ecology and physiology of protozoan found there [K061_1984_1985_NZ_1]
Aspects of the ecology and physiology of protozoa found in glacial melt waters of the Wright and Taylor Valleys were studied. Combined water/substrate samples and freeze dried moss and algae were ...


11. Analysis of the community structure of subtidal reefs at Cape Armitage (species composition of invertebrates and fish, sediment spicule mat depth, sediment type, sedimentation rates and tissue sampling for analysis) [K054_1987_1989_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
A dive site was selected at Cape Armitage to conduct a marine benthos survey. The water was approximately 25m deep and the bottom was found to be rocky and inhabited by sponges. Other sites were ...


12. Analysis of the condition of female (body fat and protein composition, weight and diet) Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) and the implication for reproductive success [K063_2002_2004_NZ_1]
Weddell seals lay down substantial fat deposits during the non-breeding season and then expend the stored energy during an intensive lactation period. Fluctuations in energy acquisition prior to breeding ...


13. Analysis of the reef slope community structure at Pram Point (species composition of invertebrates and fish, sponge reproduction, sediment type, sedimentation rates and tissue sampling for analysis) [K054_1991_1992_NZ_1]   CHILD METADATA
The reef community at Cape Armitage was surveyed over two seasons (1987/88 and 1988/89). This community exists on a fan like shallow slope platform. In the same season, Pram Point was initially assessed ...


14. Animal Diversity Web [um_animaldiversityweb]
The Animal Diversity Web is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan. Students learn considerable detail about ...


15. Antarctic nonmarine aquatic ecosystems as global change sensors [CNDA-ES_LIMNOPOLAR_META_BAS017]
In English: This project is aimed to achieve a higher knowledge of the limnetic systems in Polar latitudes. Particularly, it promotes the accurate description the Byers Peninsula (Livingston Island), ...


16. BIOFLAME-BIOREACH: BIOlogical Responses to Extreme Antarctic Conditions and Hyper-extremes [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00507]
BIOFLAME will study the DNA "fingerprints" of biological evolution to trace the way species adapt to environmental extremes . We will use state-of-the-art genomics technology to investigate the DNA ...


17. Biodiversity, molecular phylogeny and evolution of marine algae from the Arctic and the Antarctic [R01-2006-000-10312-0]
With the International Polar Year (IPY 2007-2008) coming soon, a number of scientists from many countries are planning and carrying out various and important research projects cooperatively concerning ...


18. Bioenergetic Criteria for Meat Animal Environmental Management [USDA0515]
The purpose of the "Bioenergetic Criteria for Meat Animal Environmental Management" dataset is for providing information on growing meat animals, evaluating dynamics of energetic responses (e.g., ...


19. Biogeoinformatics of Hexacorallia (corals, sea anemones,and theirallies) interfacing geospatial, taxonomic, and envir. data for a group of marine invert. [ukans_corals]
The Biogeoinformatics of Corals provides a public information resource of data, interpretation, and methods related to the taxonomy, biogeography, and habitat characteristics or environmental correlates ...


20. Biologia reproductiva y alimenticia de la paloma antartica [CDA_AR_BIO_GREATER_SHEATHBILL]   PARENT METADATA
Breeding and feeding biology of Greater Sheathbill at Antarctica and Argentine coast. Breeding chronology. Egg morphology and chicks growth (weight, wing lenght, tarsus lenght, bill lenght). Breeding ...


21. Biological, physical and chemical parameters in water and microbial mat samples from ponds in Victoria Valley [K081_2003_2005_NZ_2]
Water and microbial mat communities of the ponds in the Victoria Valley was investigated to test the hypothesis that the gradient in climatic severity associated with latitudinal and altitudinal gradients ...


22. Biological, physical and chemical parameters in water and microbial mat samples from ponds in the Labyrinth area of Wright Valley [K081_2003_2005_NZ_1]
Water and microbial mat communities of the ponds in the Labyrinth area of Wright Valley was investigated to test the hypothesis that the gradient in climatic severity associated with latitudinal and ...


23. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on the registered data on studies of the biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. This dataset is also the parent record ...


24. Bratina Island ponds planktonic community dynamics [K160_2009_2010_NZ_1]
This study aimed to increase the knowledge of microbial biodiversity and the environmental factors which structure them paying special attention to the stratification transition zones within Bratina ...


25. Breeding PHenology of Arctic Seabirds: A Hormonal Perspective (ORNITHO-ENDOCRINO) [330_0_IPEV_FR]
The ORNITHO-ENDOCRINO project is proposed to study the endocrine mechanisms involved in the phenology (timing of breeding) of an Arctic breeding seabird, the black-legged kittiwake Rissa tridactyla ...


26. Change of biodemographic parameters for the Black legged Kittiwakes Rissa tridactyla on Hornoeya, Eastern Finnmark, Norway [333_0_IPEV_FR]
Long term spatialised demographic data obtained as part of a CNRS/IPEV (French Polar Institute) research program aiming at examining the response of animal populations to environmental variability ...


27. Characterisation of aquatic resources in McMurdo Sound region of Antarctica: water chemistry, biological identity and genomic samples [K081_2009_2010_NZ_1]
Aquatic environments in Antarctica have changes over time with a changing climate. Small aquatic zones on the surface of glaciers ablation zones are comparatively constant and represent perhaps the ...


28. Characterization of phototrophic pigment composition, metabolic processes and carbon pools in northern chile. [GLOBEC_049_CHL_013]   PARENT METADATA
Title: Characterization of the phototrophic pigment composition, main metabolic processes and carbon pools occurring in northern chile. A fluorescence peak occurring within the oxygen minimum ...


29. 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 ...


30. Climate Change in Canada - Impacts and Adaptation [Canada_GSC_ClimateChangeCdn]
Climate change affects all aspects of the Canadian economy and Canadian society as a whole. The Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Program provides funding for research and activities ...


31. Contraction rates of muscles and measurements of the input and output parameters of the vestibulo-ocular reflex action in the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki [K012_1984_1985_NZ_2]
In order to fully describe the input and output parameters of the vestibulo-ocular reflex, simultaneous recordings are required of head movement, sensory input from the semicircular canals, motor ...


32. DISCOVERY-FLEXICON: FLEXIbility and CONstraints in life histories [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00516]
FLEXICON is investigating the life-cycles of some of the world''s most durable and abundant organisms that are vital to the Earth''s systems. Marine organism in the Southern Ocean must endure one ...


33. DYSADAPTATION MECHANISMS OF THE HUMAN'S IN ANTARCTIC [uac_ITS_studets]
It is for the first time fullfilled the genetic typization of the participants of Antarctic expedition on the presence of an allele polymorphism of specific genetic factor (hypoxia inducted factor ...


34. Desaturases: Extreme cold adaptation and the biological significance in Antarctic organisms [UNISA_DIFARMA_DESATURASES]
It has been shown that thermal stability of proteins is modified by very minor changes in the amino acid (aa) sequence. For ex., for malic dehydrogenase and other proteins, a single aa substitution ...


35. Determining if lactating Weddell seal mothers are indeed fasting [K071_1996_1997_NZ_2]
Weddell seals are well adapted polar animals. They give birth to pups in the Antarctic summer when they haul out onto the ice. While feeding their pups, they have a massive fasting weight loss (and ...


36. Do lactating seals maintain blood glucose levels whilst fasting during lactation? [K071_1993_1994_NZ_2]
Weddell seals are well adapted polar animals. They give birth to pups in the Antarctic summer when they haul out onto the ice. While feeding their pups, they have a massive fasting weight loss (and ...


37. Does melatonin secretion occurs when Weddell seals are exposed to darkness? [K071_1993_1994_NZ_1]
In many animals, seasonal events such as reproduction and changes in pelage are regulated by the alteration in length of daylight throughout the year. In many animals, the hormone melatonin is secreted ...


38. Ecology and evolution of aphid-parasitoid interactions, Spitsbergen [426_1_IPEV_FR]
Field observations on aphids and their parasitoid wasps. Data were obtained by sampling insects at different sites on Spitsbergen (Isfjorden: Longyearbyen and Barentsburg areas; Brogger Penisula)


39. Ecophysiological and floristic study of the lichen communities in Livingston Island. [CNDA-ESP_ANT89-0804-E_LIQ_01]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Scientific objectives: -Floristic study of Livingston Island. -Structure, succession and dynamism of the principal lichen and bryolichen communities. -Chorological study (distribution) ...


40. Estimates of the amount of neuromuscular transmitter released by motor nerve terminals at different temperatures in the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki [K012_1982_1983_NZ_3]
The number of quantal doses of acetylcholine released by a nerve to activate a muscle can be estimated by recording repeated responses (end plate potentials of EPPs) to nerve stimulation and calculating ...


41. Evaluation of the physical and biological responses of the Humboldt Current System to the 1997-98 El Nino event [GLOBEC_050_CHL_014]   PARENT METADATA
Evaluation of the physical and biological responses of the Humboldt Current System to the 1997-98 El Nino event. Please see website for additional information "http://www.profc.udec.cl/fondap/english/".


42. 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 ...


43. FONDAP-HUMBOLDT Programme [GLOBEC_023_CHL_001]   CHILD METADATA
FONDAP-HUMBOLDT Program - Circulation and Physical-Biological Interactions in the Humboldt Current System and their Impact upon Regional Biogeochemical Cycling 1997-2000 The FONDAP-Humboldt program ...


44. Faunal Turnover and Evolution in Response to Climate Change in Mollusks of the Eocene La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula [La_Meseta_Mollusks]
This data set includes numerical collection abundance, morphometrics, and observations of naticid shell-drilling predation in mollusks recovered from the Eocene La Meseta Formation, ...


45. Field and lab books from ASAC project 2952 - Spatial variability in polar soil ecosystems: An integrated study of genes, microbial biodiversity and landform evolution as a baseline for monitoring climate change [ASAC_2952_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station, Macquarie Island and Kingston between 2007 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2952 - Spatial variability in ...


46. Fingerprints of global warming on wild animals and plants [GLOBAL_WARMING_FX]
[From Root et al. (2003) Abstract URL: "http://www.giss.nasa.gov/gpol/abstracts/2003/RootPrice.html"] ABSTRACT Over the past 100 years, the global average temperature has increased by approximately ...


47. Foraging ecology of emperor penguins in summer and potential overlap with fisheries [ASAC_1252]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1252 See the link below for public details on this project. Currently three datasets are attached to this metadata record. Dive data collected in 1988, ...


48. Forest Service Global Change Research Program Directory [USDA0561]
The "Forest Service Global Change Research Program Directory" provides an overview of the USDA Forest Service Global Change Research Program at the national level, as well as summaries of research ...


49. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity [K021_1998_2008_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artefacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


50. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity - K021_1998_2011_NZ_1 [K021_1998_2011_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artefacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


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