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1. 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. ...


2. 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 ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC Model Simulations at Tower Flux Sites in 1994 [BOREAS_BIOMEBGC]
BIOME-BGC is a general ecosystem process model designed to simulate biogeochemical and hydrologic processes across multiple scales (Running and Hunt, 1993). In this investigation, BIOME-BGC was used ...


7. BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC SSA Simulations of Annual Water and Carbon Fluxes [BOREAS_BIOMEBG2]
The BOREAS RSS-08 team performed research to evaluate the effect of seasonal weather and landcover heterogeneity on boreal forest regional water and carbon fluxes using a process level ecosystem model, ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. Macquarie Island nature reserve vertebrate pests and reserve management program [ASAC_101]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 101 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The diets of Mus musculus and Rattus rattus ...


17. 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 ...


18. Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems [RiSCC]: the periantarctic region [ASAC_1015]
This project is looking at how subantarctic plants and ecosystems will respond to climate change. Global warming is already causing changes in terrestrial ecosystems, and the effects on terrestrial ...


19. Vegetation communities, species distribution and foliar morphology as indicators of climate change on Marion Island [ASAC_1015_MarionIs]
Altitudinal variations in vegetation community composition, species ranges and foliar morphology were collected on subantarctic Marion Island. Two altitudinal transects on the eastern slopes of the ...


20. Foraging of royal penguins and its relationship to the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone [ASAC_1001]
The factors that control the number of animals in a population are often difficult to understand. However, this basic understanding is central to managing those populations and assessing how they ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


24. Historical Adelie penguin breeding population estimates in the Australian Antarctic Territory [AAS_4088_historical_adelie_estimates]
Ecologists are increasingly turning to historical abundance data to understand past changes in animal abundance and more broadly the ecosystems in which animals occur. However, developing reliable ...


25. Atlas of Community-Based Monitoring in a Changing Arctic (Arctic CBM) [ELOKA033]
This atlas showcases Arctic communities actively involved in observing social and environmental change. It was designed to highlight the many community-based monitoring (CBM) and traditional knowledge ...


26. NACP CMS: Forest Biomass and Productivity, 1-degree and 5-km, Conterminous US, 2005 [NACP_CMS_FOREST_PRODUCTIVITY]
Spatially-gridded estimates of above ground biomass (AGB), net primary productivity (NPP), and net ecosystem productivity (NEP) are provided for forested areas of the conterminous United States (CONUS). ...


27. NPP Boreal Forest: Flakaliden, Sweden, 1986-1996, R1 [NPP_FLK]
This data set contains three files (.txt format) for an established 8.25 ha boreal forest dominated by Norway spruce, Picea abies, at Flakaliden (64.12 N 19.45 E) in northern Sweden. Two data files ...


28. NPP Boreal Forest: Jadraas, Sweden, 1973-1990, R1 [NPP_JDR]
This data set contains three files (.txt format). Two of the files contain stand characteristics, above- and below-ground biomass, and above- and below-ground production allocation data for Scots ...


29. NPP Grassland: Dickinson, U.S.A., 1970 [DCK_NPP]
The NPP Database contains documented field measurements of NPP for global terrestrial sites compiled from published literature and other extant data sources. The NPP Database contains biomass dynamics, ...


30. NPP Grassland: Jornada, U.S.A., 1970-1972, R1 [JRN_NPP]
This data set contains three ASCII files (.txt format). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass and productivity data for a desert grassland in the Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, ...


31. NPP Grassland: Osage, U.S.A., 1970-1972, R1 [OSG_NPP]
This data set contains three ASCII files (.txt format). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass and productivity data for the Osage tallgrass prairie study site (36.95 N 96.55 W Elevation ...


32. NPP Grassland: Pampa De Leman, Argentina, 1980-1982, R1 [PMP_NPP]
This data set contains two ASCII files (.txt format). One file contains monthly productivity data measured on an arid dwarf-shrub steppe in northern Patagonia, Argentina from August 1980 to March ...


33. NPP Multi-Biome: Global Osnabruck Data, 1937-1981, R1 [ODS_NPP]
This data set contains three files. The first file provides net primary productivity (NPP) estimates, vegetation characteristics, and summary climate data for 720 globally-distributed terrestrial ...


34. NPP Tropical Forest: Kade, Ghana, 1957-1972, R1 [KDE_NPP]
This data set contains one NPP data file and two climate data files (ASCII .txt format). The NPP file contains above- and below- ground biomass, litterfall, standing litter crop, and nutrient content ...


35. BOREAS TE-06 NPP for the Tower Flux, Carbon Evaluation, and Auxiliary Sites [BOREAS_TE6NPP]
The BOREAS TE-06 team collected several data sets to examine the influence of vegetation, climate, and their interactions on the major carbon fluxes for boreal forest species. This data set contains ...


36. NPP Grassland: Badkhyz, Turkmenistan, 1948-1982 [NPP_BDK]
Productivity of an ephemeral desert grassland was determined at the Badkhyz Nature Reserve Station in southern Turkmenistan, between 1948 and 1982. Monthly dynamics of above-ground plant biomass were ...


37. NPP Grassland: Beacon Hill, U.K., 1972-1993, R1 [BCN_NPP]
This data set contains two ASCII text files, one providing productivity measurements for a chalk grassland on Beacon Hill, West Sussex, U.K. (50.92 N 0.85 W) and the other containing climate data ...


38. NPP Grassland: Bridger, U.S.A., 1970-1973, R1 [BRD_NPP]
This data set contains three ASCII text files for the Bridger grassland study site in the Rocky Mountains (45.78 N 110.78 W Elevation 2,340 m). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass data, ...


39. NPP Grassland: Media Luna, Argentina, 1981-1983, R1 [MDL_NPP]
This data set contains two ASCII files (.txt format). One file provides monthly above-ground live biomass, dead matter, and litter data and daily above-ground net primary productivity (ANPP) data ...


40. NPP Grassland: Towoomba, South Africa, 1949-1990 [TWM_NPP]
The NPP Database contains documented field measurements of NPP for global terrestrial sites compiled from published literature and other extant data sources. The NPP Database contains biomass dynamics, ...


41. NPP Tropical Forest: Khao Chong, Thailand, 1962-1965, R1 [KHC_NPP]
This data set contains one net primary productivity (NPP) data file and three climate data files (.txt format) for a fully closed tropical rainforest in the Khao Chong Reserve (7.58 N 99.8 E) in southern ...


42. Quantifying the effects of long term environmental change on World Heritage Macquarie Island - Palaeoecological data from a lake sediment core on Macquarie Island. [AAS_3117]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3117 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Climate change and feral animals are having profound effects on Macquarie Island, ...


43. AfSIS Climate Collection: Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture, 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_ECV2014]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time ...


44. AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time series ...


45. AfSIS Climate Collection: WorldClim, 2013 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_WC2013]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's WorldClim data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average for BIO1 temperature as well as time series ...


46. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Land Cover Type, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_LCT2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Land Cover Type 2 data set is constructed for the continent of Africa using observations ...


47. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Leaf Area Index - FPAR, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_LAIFPAR2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) data ...


48. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Primary Productivity, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_PP2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Primary Productivity data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time ...


49. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Vegetation Indices, April 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_VEGIN201404]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Vegetation Indices data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series ...


50. An assessment of variability in the influx of cosmic dust during the Holocene and the potential effect on iron concentrations in the Southern Ocean. [AAS_3132]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3132. Public This research will determine variability in the influx and mineralogy of cosmic dust to the Southern Ocean during the Holocene from ...


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