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51. 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 ...


52. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


53. Assessing the impact of contaminated sediments on hard-substrate Antarctic marine communities [ASAC_2691]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2691 See the link below for public details on this project. Contaminants may persist in marine sediments and be re-suspended during storms or by the activity ...


54. 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 ...


55. Bacterial numbers in year five of SRE4 experiment by most probable number count [SRE4_hydrocarbondegrading_MPN_2006]   PARENT DIF
Most probable number counts of bacteria in sediment samples from the Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4. Samples were taken immediately after the collection of sediment, after the addition of the oils ...


56. Band pattern data from Desulfobacula-group specific DGGE for the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_desulfobaculaDGGE]   PARENT DIF
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


57. Band pattern data from Gammaproteobacteria-group specific DGGE [SRE4_gammaproteobacteriaDGGE]   PARENT DIF
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


58. Batch ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_BATCHIX]
A series of ion-exchange batch equilibrium experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


59. Biodegradation of Petroleum in Soils and Beach Sands at Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_127]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 127 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The effect of nutrient ...


60. Casey EPH Fuel Tank Supply Line Leak - Soil samples for TPH analysis [IHIS2684]
The dataset contains a list of the location of sixteen soil samples taken from the vicinity of the Casey EPH fuel tank on the 13/02/2012 and 20/03/2012. Soil samples were taken for Total Petroleum ...


61. Chemical assessment during cleanup of the Thala Valley tip site, Casey Station, 2002/2003-2003/2004 [TVcleanup_2002-2004]   CHILD DIFs
Chemical assessment data for selected heavy metals determined for the abandoned waste disposal site at Thala Valley, Casey Station, over two seasons (pre- and during cleanup). 2002-03 ...


62. Chemistry data from the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP_Chemistry]   CHILD DIFs   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 ...


63. Column breakthrough ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_COLUMNSIX]
A series of ion-exchange column breakthrough experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


64. Contaminant profiles of air and soil around Casey station, Antarctica; Discerning local and distant contaminant sources [ASAC_3115]
The primary input of Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP) contamination to the Antarctic is expected to be via Long Range Atmospheric Transport (LRAT) from emissions in neighbouring Southern hemisphere ...


65. Contaminated Sites Database [DB_Contaminated_Sites]
This database has been developed to provide data for state of the environment reporting and as an aid for the management of contaminated sites in Antarctica. It contains known suspected and known ...


66. Datasets describing number and characteristics of dead bird specimens and remnants in the Casey area [ASAC_2207_Casey_dead_birds]
Carcasses of dead birds have been collected on an opportunistic basis during surveys around the Windmill Islands for the purpose of dissection of the digestive system, to look for the presence of ...


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. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of ...


69. Degradation of oil by bacteria from terrestrial environments from contaminanted and uncontaminated sites in the Windmill Islands [ASAC_1228_Terrestrial]
Bacteria were isolated at 4 degrees C, with oil as their sole carbon and energy source, from the soils collected at the locations below. Many of the bacteria will be identified using 16S rRNA analysis, ...


70. Developing water and sediment quality guidelines for Antarctica: Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants. [ASAC_2933]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. See the child records for access to the datasets. Public While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, ...


71. Development and application of particle separator technology for removal of contaminants from water in Antarctica; Site Characterisation, geochemistry [ASAC_1300_UMELB_SC]
The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has identified the Thala Valley Tip near Casey Station as a high priority site for remediation. However there are difficulties with regards to contaminant dispersal ...


72. Development and application of technologies for the removal of heavy-metal contaminants from run-off associated with abandoned waste disposal sites - Permeable Reactive Barrier Data [ASAC_1300_PRB]
The contamination of soils by heavy metals is a problem that faces communities the world over. Contamination is of particular concern when it is mobilised into ground and surface waters, where it ...


73. Development of Fluvioglacial Landforms in the Larsemann Hills, Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_570]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 570 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The Larsemann Hills, ...


74. Development of an artificial "living" sediment to study the effects of metal contamination in Antarctic marine ecosystems. [ASAC_2946]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2946. Public Shallow nearshore marine habitats are rare in the Antarctic but human activities have led to their contamination. Preliminary studies ...


75. Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) Methodology for Selective and Spatially Discriminating Binding of Metal Ions [ASAC_2665]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2665 See the link below for public details on this project. The Antarctic environment with its harsh climatic conditions, minimal human activity and its ...


76. Diversity and metabolic abilities of Antarctic bacteria [ASAC_2341]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2341. See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project aims to determine bacterial diversity in ...


77. Effects of Elevated UV Irradiation and CO2 Levels on Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants, Including Implications for Ecosystem Management [ASAC_115]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 115 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Umbilicaria decussata, ...


78. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP]   CHILD DIFs
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 ...


79. Environmental Management Program - Applied GIS for contaminated sites at 'old' Casey Station Tip and abandoned Wilkes Station [casey_wilkes_con]
This dataset is a collection of maps, produced from the AADC GIS for use in environmental management of the 'old' Casey Station tip site and the abandoned Wilkes Station site. The maps are used for ...


80. 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 ...


81. Field trial of WTP ion-exchange columns using Amberlite IRC748 during the Thala Valley clean-up [AAS1300_PW_FIELDTRIALIX]
Ion-exchange columns were used in the WTP (water treatment plant) for water treatment during the clean-up of the Thala Valley tip - data collected during the operation were used as a field trial to ...


82. Further Investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill at Macquarie Island: Have benthic communities recovered? [ASAC_756]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 756 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: The shore environments ...


83. 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 ...


84. GC-FID analysis of soil respirometery experiment. Soil from Macquarie Island, sampled in 2003. [MI03_resp_nutrients_GC1]
Field samples were collected from the Main Power House at Macquarie Island - coordinates.... The soil sample used for the respirometer trial was made up as a composite of 8 cores, namely: MPH1, MPH3, ...


85. Geochemical results from bioremediation field trial at Casey Station [BR1_geochemistry]
Baseline geochemical and microbiological analysis of pertroleum contaminated soils from Casey Station Tip Site and Wilkes Station.


86. Ground Penetrating Radar data collected at Macquarie Island at the Station, tip and transmitter hut sites [GPR_MACCA_ANARE53]
GPR data collected at Macquarie Island at three locations, at the station area, above the abandoned tip and around the ionosonde hut. The instrument used was Ramac GPR with 250 MHz antennas. The ...


87. 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 ...


88. Hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in SRE4 experiment by most probable number count [SRE4_hydrocarbondegrading_MPN_2001]   PARENT DIF
Most probable number counts of bacteria in sediment samples from the Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4. Samples were taken immediately after the collection of sediment, after the addition of the oils ...


89. In situ chemical oxidisation (ICO) of petroleum hydrocarbons at old Casey Station [ICO_Casey]
In-situ chemical oxidation (ICO) is a remediation technology that involves the addition of chemicals to the substrate that degrade contaminants through oxidation processes. This series of field experiments ...


90. Investigation of evaporation and biodegradation of fuel spills in Antarctica - a chemical approach using GC-FID [fuel_evaporation]
Evaporation Model for hydrocarbon spills. Developed by the Australian Antarctic Division to simulate fractionation of Special Antarctic Blend (SAB) and other diesel range fuels during ...


91. Lead isotopes in snow and ice as an indicator of past changes to the Antarctic environment [ASAC_966]
From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Techniques for Pb measurements have reached the stage where Antarctic ice with sub-picogram per gram concentrations can be reliably analysed for isotopic ...


92. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT DIF
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


93. Marine debris database of Heard Island and Macquarie Island beaches [DB_Marine_Debris]
Debris records from beaches on Heard and Macquarie Islands and floating debris spotted on voyages. This database is currently incomplete, and still in development.


94. Marine plastics found at Heard Island and Macquarie Island [Marine_Plastics_Heard_Macquarie]
This project monitored plastics at the four-bays area on Heard Island and at Sandell Bay on Macquarie Island. It characterised plastics by infra-red spectroscopy both from the beach collection and ...


95. Measurements and brooding details of Abatus collected at Casey 01/02 and 02/03 [ABATUS_SIZE_YOUNG]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes details of test measurements and numbers of brooded juveniles for Aatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens heart urchins collected from uncontaminated sites in O'Brien Bay and along ...


96. Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica [ASAC_1005]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1005 Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica, field study of their concentrations, laboratory study of their toxicities. See ...


97. Mineralisation results using 14C octadecane at a range of temperatures [T_microcosm_results]
Geochemical, microbial and 14C data on remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in Antarctica. This record is part of ASAC project 1163 (ASAC_1163). Microcosm study using Old Casey petroleum hydrocarbon ...


98. Mineralisation results using 14C octadecane at a range of water, nutrient levels and freeze thaw cycles [NW_microcosm_results]
Geochemical, microbial and 14C data on remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in Antarctica. This record is part of ASAC project 1163 (ASAC_1163). Microcosm study using Old Casey petroleum hydrocarbon ...


99. Molecular comparison of bacterial diversity in uncontaminated and hydrocarbon contaminated marine sediment [Nested_DGGE]
Sediment samples which were originally collected as part of ASAC 868 (ASAC_868) are now being investigated using molecular microbial techniques as part of ASAC 1228 (ASAC_1228). Samples were collected ...


100. Old Casey Soil temperatures [Casey_Soil_T]
Hourly (raw and averages) soil temperatures in two soil profiles (wet and dry site). Data has been collected over the summer only. Data collection has occured in the 2000/2001 and 2001/2002 summers, ...


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