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1. Type Localities for organisms and fossils first described from Antarctica [Type_localities]
This data set lists over 300 organisms that were first described from locations either on the Antarctic continent, or on islands immediately to the north of the Antarctic Peninsula. Sub-Antarctic ...


2. Australian Geological Activities in the Northern Prince Charles Mountains [Geology_NPCMs]
A dataset describing Australian Geological activities in the Northern Prince Charles Mountains from 1987 to 1996. The data are stored in an excel spreadsheet and contains information such as dates, ...


3. SCAR Spatial Data Model and Feature Catalogue [DB_Feature_Catalogue]
The SCAR Spatial Data Model has been developed for Geoscience Standing Scientific Group (GSSG). It was presented to XXVII SCAR, 15-26 July 2002, in Shanghai, China. The Spatial Data Model is one ...


4. Stratigraphy of the Pliocene Sorsdal Formation, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica [marine_plain_grain_size]
The data are grain size analyses conducted by Geoscience Australia of samples collected during drilling the sections at Marine Plain. The results are summarised in the Antarctic science paper on ...


5. Palaeogene Bioistratigraphy, Heard Island [ASAC_411]
From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: Recent discoveries in the Vestfold Hills, in the Larsemann Hills and near the South Pole, of fossil vertebrates, microfossils and wood ...


6. Palaeontology and Palaeoenvironment of the Marine Plain area (Vestfold Hills) in the Pliocene [ASAC_884]
This project is very closely related to ASAC project 666 (ASAC_666). See that project for more details. A copy of the masters thesis arising from the project is attached to the record. Physical ...


7. Stability, Glaciological and Depositional Conditions of Continental Ice Sheet Edge at Vestfold Hills [ASAC_275]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 275 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The East Antarctica ice ...


8. The Biostratigraphy of Middle and Late Cambrian Faunas of Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica [ASAC_143]
Most of the material refers to northern Victoria Land and was collected over two summer seasons (1974-75 with NZARP and in 1981-82 as part of the International North Victoria Land Expedition which ...


9. Antarctic ice sheet history and stability: baseline palaeoclimate research on the Pagodroma Group, Prince Charles Mountains. [ASAC_1220]
Detailed sedimentary information and palaeontological samples were collected from Battye Glacier Formation, of the Pagodroma Group in the Prince Charles Mountains, an area where little information ...


10. Basin Analysis of the Permo-Triassic Amery Group, Northern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_1]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Megafloral remains recovered from the Jetty Member and the upper part of the Flagstone Bench Formation, Amery Group include Dicroidium and Pagiophyllum. ...


11. Reconstructing the foraging ecology and molecular evolution of sub-Antarctic penguins: A pilot study [AAS_3203]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3203 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary High-order predators rely on the productivity of the Southern Ocean marine ...


12. Fossil specimens of Northern Victoria Land, 2012-2013 season [KPDC_NVLR_2012_JW_02]
This entry is for the fossil specimens of Northern Victoria Land (NVL), Antarctica collected in 2012-13 austral summer season. The collection includes trilobites and brachipods of the Lower Paleozoic ...


13. Carbon isotope data from modern and fossil tree rings [carbon_isotope_data_from_modern_and_fossil_tree_rings]
Bulk carbon isotope measurements made at high-resolution across modern and fossil tree rings are reported. Fossil data are reported as the average of 3 replicate measurements. More details on the ...


14. Jurassic Trees at Jason Peninsula, Antarctica [CDA_AR_GEO_JASON_JURASSIC_TREES]
A new discovery of Jurassic flora (tree trunks and stemps), located in Ramirez nunatak, Jason Peninsula, on the East side of Antarctic Peninsula is described. Together with another fossil flora locality ...


15. Rock samples of Prince Albert Mountains, Antarctica, 2011-12 season [KPDC_NVLR_2011_JW_01]
This entry is for the rock samples of Prince Albert Mountains, Antarctica collected in 2011-12 austral summer season. The collection includes volcanic rocks (basalt, dolerite, hyaloclasite, and tuff) ...


16. Alaskan Fossil Identification File [EARTH_LAND_USGS_ALASKA_FOSSILS1]
The data base consists of a compilation of reports made by the U.S. Geological Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy concerning the identification of fossils collected in Alaska. Data includes ...


17. Tropical Climates At The Last Glacial Maximum [LGM_TROPICAL]
The LGM Tropical Terrestrial Data Synthesis (Farrera et al., 1999) contains quantitative reconstructions of mean temperature of the coldest month (MTCO) and mean annual ground temperature ...


18. Examination of the Buckeye Tillite formation, the trace fossils within the Devonian Horlick formation and the Permian Coal Measure in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains [K026_1983_1984_NZ_1]
A second season of field work was undertaken in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains as a three fold geological study to complete the stratigraphy of the area. This included an analysis of the ...


19. Sedimentological and palaentological examination of the Devonian Horlick formation in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains [K026_1979_1980_NZ_1]
15 sections of the Horlick formation were measured in detail along the Ohio escarpment from Discovery Ridge to Lackey Ridge. The Ohio Range contains the only well exposed record of unequivocally marine ...


20. Late Paleozoic-Mesozoic fauna, environment, climate, Beardmore Glacier area [miller_0126146]
The 4 km thick sequence of sedimentary rocks in the Beardmore Glacier area records 90 million years of Permian through Jurassic history of this high-paleolatitude sector of Gondwana. It accumulated ...


21. Permian and Triassic strata in the Beardmore Glacier Region [Permian_Triassic_Beardmore]
Data set consist of stratigraphic, sedimentologic, and paleontologic data from Permian and Triassic strata of the Pagoda, Buckley and Fremouw Formations in the Beardmore Glacier region ...


22. Ammonite Locations on Seymour Island [UCR_PMS_AMMONITE_01]
Location records for fossil ammonite and belemnite finds in the Maastrichtian Lopez de Bertodano Formation, Seymour Island, Antractica, collected by William Zinsmeister. These data are part of the ...


23. Antarctic Rock and Paleontology Collection [0126095]
Collection of Antarctic rocks, paleobotanical specimens, and vertebrate fossils.


24. Campanian-Maastrichtian Ammonite Range Charts [UCR_PMS_AMMONITE_02]
Summary of published range charts for Campanian and Maastrichtian ammonites from Seymour Island, Antarctica, and world-wide. The relational database is managed by the CONMAN9 software ...


25. Collections data on fossil plants from Antarctica [Antarctic_Paleobotanical_Collections]   CHILD DIFs
This database contains collections information for the Paleobotany Collections of the Division of Paleobotany, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas. ...


26. Cretaceous Vertebrate Fossils from the Antarctic Peninsula [VertPaleo]
This data set includes collections of vertebrate fossils, replicas, and their contextual data. Included within the data set are chondricthyans, teleosts, reptiles, and avian remains. ...


27. 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, ...


28. Fossil Plants from the head of the Shackleton Glacier, 2003 [Shackleton_Glacier_area_paleobotany]   PARENT DIF
Collection of Late Triassic fossil plants from unnamed hill SE of Schroeder Hill, at the head of the Shackleton Glacier. Collection consists of ~160 specimens of compressed fossil plants. Collected ...


29. Trilobites of the Middle Cambrian Nelson Limestone [MID_C_NELSON_LS_TRILOBITES]
Trilobites and other associated fauna from the Middle Cambrian Nelson Limestone including locality information and biostratigraphic data.


30. Collaborative Research: Integrating Geomorphological and Paleoecological Studies to Reconstruct Neogene Environments of the Transantarctic Mountains [ANT-0739700_BU-054-004]
This project studies the last vestiges of life in Antarctica from exceptionally well-preserved fossils of tundra life--mosses, diatoms, ostracods, Nothofagus leaves, wood, and insect remains recently ...


31. Continued research on Mesozoic vertebrates of the Beardmore Glacier region Antarctica [Vertebrate_Paleontology_Beardmore_Glacier]
The first year of this grant funded a field party of six to search sites in the Beardmore Glacier region of Antarctica for fossil vertebrates, especially dinosaurs. The party of six included two ...


32. Fossil-rich lacustrine deposits in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica [ANT-0440711_BU-054-003]
The data set includes fossil images,trace-element geochemical analyses of volcanic tephra, geochronologic data for Dry Valleys ashfall deposits, locations and description of soil pits in the Antarctic ...


33. Late Triassic Vertebrates from the Lashly Formation of Southern Victoria Land [SVLVERT]
The SVLVERT data set contains information on the first Late Triassic reptiles from Antarctica. Fragmentary Late Triassic vertebrate bones were recovered from Mt. Dearborn (S77 12.6 E160 ...


34. SGER: Morphological Study of a Key Avian Fossil from Antarctica: New Data from X-Ray Computed Tomography and Histology [OPP0408308]
First definitive fossil evidence for part of the extant avian radiation in the Cretaceous A longstanding controversy surrounds whether living bird lineages emerged after the ...


35. BAS Geological Data - Overview [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00048]   CHILD DIFs
The British Antarctic Survey holds one of the most extensive collections of Antarctic rocks and fossils anywhere in the world. These are predominately from the Antarctic Peninsula region and Scotia ...


36. BAS Geological Data - Type and Figured Fossil Collection [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00154]   PARENT DIF
The palaeontology collection at the British Antarctic Survey is a unique and internationally important collection of specimens sourced predominantly from the Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc. The ...


37. Geological investigations and collection of fossil specimens from the Sledgers Glacier-Mariner Glacier region to determine the geological history and environment of deposition of the region [K003_1974_1982_NZ_1]
The eastern part of the Bower Group in the Mariner Glacier area and the central western part of the Bowers Group in the Black Glacier-Sledger Glacier area were visited and examined to search for fossils ...


38. BIOSTRATIGRAPHY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY OF THE SANTONIAN-MAASTRICHTIAN FROM THE JAMES ROSS BASIN, ANTARCTICA. PALEOBIOLOGICAL AND PALEOENVIRONMETAL EVENTS-PICTO 36326-2005 [CDA_AR-BIOSTRATIGRAPHY_AND_SEDIMENTOLOGY_OF_THE_SANTONIAN-MAASTRICHTIAN_FROM_TH]
ENGLISH This proposal is directed to the study of important, but not yet totally solved, scientific questions involving geologic, paleobiologic, and paleoclimatic high-latitude events. The expected ...


39. CRETACEOUS-PALEOGENE OF SOUTHERN PATAGONIA: MAIN BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC EVENTS -PICT7-32320 [CDA_AR-CRETACEOUS-PALEOGENE_OF_SOUTHERN_PATAGONIA_MAIN_BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC_EVENTS]
ENGLISH The goal of this Project is to increase the paleobotanical, palynological and biostratigraphic information of the Cretaceous and Paleogene in selected areas of Southern Patagonia, integrating ...


40. Investigations of the moraines and raised marine deposits and fossils at Black Island and Brown Peninsula, McMurdo Sound [K042_1964_1965_NZ_1]
In the 1963-64 field season, a helicopter reconnaissance was conducted at White Island, Black Island and Brown Peninsula. The reconnaissance showed that there was scope for a comprehensive survey ...


41. Examination of recent marine deposits and local geology at Cape Barne, Cape Bird and Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Antarctica [K042_1969_1970_NZ_1]
Recent marine deposits were discovered at Cape Barne, Ross Island. A number of well preserved shell layers exposed beside the frozen lakes being Cape Barne, at 30m asl were investigated. Upon examination ...


42. Examination of the Beacon Group stratigraphy and paleontology between the Boomerang and Olympus Ranges [K042_1968_1969_NZ_1]
The Beacon Group stratigraphy and paleontology between the Boomerang and Olympus Ranges was investigated in two phases. The first phase involved visits to ranges and nunataks around the Skelton Neve ...


43. Geological examination, stratigraphic sections, mapping and sample collection of Beacon and Ferrar rocks and fossils in the area between the Skelton Neve and the Mackay Glacier [K042_1971_1972_NZ_3]
Beacon and Ferrar rocks were studied just west of the Dry Valleys, between the Skelton Neve and the Mackay Glacier area. Detailed stratigraphic sections were measured with staff and level at Mistake ...


44. Geological investigation into the mode of origin of the Wright and Taylor Valleys [K042_1969_1970_NZ_2]
The Labyrinth area in the Wright Valley is an unusual area of very steep gullies with flat treads between, which form a box canyon type topography. The mode of origin of the area is a controversial ...


45. CRETACEOUS - PALEOGENE VERTEBRATES FROM THE JAMES ROSS BASIN, ANTARCTIC PENINSULA: EVOLUTION AND BIOGEOGRAPHY [CDA_AR_PICTA-23-2004-PALAEO-VERT]
ENGLISH Latest Cretaceous-Paleogene sedimentary sequences in the James Ross Basin, Antarctica contains a unique record of marine and terrestrial vertebrates that documents ...


46. Examination of fossilized biota, especially barnacles, of the Scallop Hill Formation and Taylor Formation groups to reconstruct the palaeoenvironment [K241_1985_1986_NZ_1]
Barnacles are useful in palaeobathymetry and in palaeotemperature studies. However, barnacle plates are elusive in the field, and when fractured may be overlooked by the field geologist. The palaeoecology ...


47. Investigation of petrified logs, palaeobotanical materical and tree growth rings from Allan Hills for intrepretation of the palaeoclimate of the area [K042_1997_1998_NZ_1]
Allan Hills is known for its record of climate preserved in petrified logs 260 million years old in the Wellar coal measure. A study of the logs is part of a wider study on ancient forests in Jurassic ...


48. Geological investigation of the depositional setting of Beacon rocks in south Victoria Land including the Darwin Mountains, Cook Mountains, Britannia Range and the Convoy Range in Allan Hills [K042_1988_1989_NZ_2]
Devonian strata from south Victoria Land has been variously interpreted as marine and non-marine due to the presence of trace fossils that have previously been considered to indicate marine environments ...


49. BIOME 6000: Reconstructed Biomes from Palaeoecological Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2001-046]
The Global Palaeovegetation Mapping (BIOME 6000) Project is a community-wide collaboration inaugurated in 1994 under the joint auspices of four of the elements of the International Geosphere-Biosphere ...


50. Global and Regional Atmospheric, Hydrologic, and Oceanic Data from the INFOCLIMA Catalog of Climate System Data Sets [INFOCLIMA]
The INFOCLIMA Data Base of Climate System Data Sets is a collection of worldwide data center (280) and data set descriptions of Climate-related data as part of the World Meteorological ...


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