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1. Development of the Rapid Access Ice Drill: Phase 1 Design [RAID_Phase_1]
We completed a detailed engineering design for a new mobile drilling platform for future use on the ice sheets of Antarctica. Based on a competitive bidding process, a search for an engineering design ...


2. Composition and origin of fuel from the hut of explorer Robert Falcon Scott, Cape Evans, Antarctica [Scotts_Fuel]
As a direct result of the 1989-90 trip as part of ASAC 245, a sample of petrol used by Scott on his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole was obtained. This petrol sample was supplied by the late ...


3. Geological map of high-grade gneisses in the northern Vestfold Hills [VHMap]
The Vestfold Hills are mostly late Archaean-Palaeoproterozoic high grade gneisses that were accreted, metamorphosed and deformed during a short interval of about 50 m.y. spanning the Archaean-Proterozoic ...


4. Simplified Geology of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica [vestfold_geology_map_inset_gis]
A simplified geology of the Vestfold Hills is shown as a 1:250 000 scale inset in the map 'Geology of the Northern Vestfold Hills - East Antarctica', map number 12717 in the SCAR Map Catalogue. The ...


5. Sorsdal Formation (Sediments) GIS data, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills [vestfold_sediments_gis]
This dataset consists of two polygons representing areas of sediment known as the Sorsdal Formation in Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. These are part of the Antarctic Specially Protected ...


6. Spreadsheet containing descriptions of rock thin sections collected from the Southern Prince Charles Mountains by AGSO geologists in the 1970s [SPCM_THIN_SECTIONS]
Rough Excel spreadsheet summarising thin sectioned samples collected from the Southern Prince Charles Mountains in the 1970's by Geoscience Australia geologists. Each sample is briefly described ...


7. Vestfold salts database, analyses and photographs [Vestfold_salts]
A regional chemical boundary termed the 'salt line', in the Vestfold Hills of East Antarctica, was investigated using X-ray diffraction and electron probe analyses of surficial salts, and conductivity ...


8. Vestfold sediments database, analyses and photographs [Vestfold_seds]
One hundred and thirty sediment samples (predominantly glacial but also some glaciofluvial and aeolian) were taken from Vestfold Hills during the 1988/89, 1989/90 and 1992/93 summers. The less than ...


9. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Geological sampling GIS Dataset [wind_geosamp]
This data set is a point coverage which comprises geological samples collected from the Windmill Islands and their chemical analyses.


10. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Geology GIS Dataset [wind_geology]
This dataset is a geological map of the Windmill Islands, mapped at a nominal scale of 1: 25 000. The map is of lithological units. Structures, etc are ignored. There is a separate, associated, ...


11. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Geomorphology hardcopy [wind_geomorphology]
This dataset is a series of 9 maps at a scale of 1:10,000 with hand written notes by Ian Goodwin, showing the geomorphology of the Windmill Islands. The maps are copies of the 1:10,000 photogrammetric ...


12. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


13. 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, ...


14. Bunger Hills - Denman Glacier Bedrock Geology GIS Dataset [bunger_geology_gis]
Bunger Hills - Denman Glacier Bedrock Geology GIS Dataset. For addition information, see the published map &Bunger Hills - Denman Glacier Bedrock Geology&, published in 1994.


15. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Inventory of Antarctic Rock Specimens Held in Australian Institutions [BMRGG_InventoryRocks]
This Record provides details of rock specimens from Antarctic which are held in various institutions in Australia and which may be available to bona fide research workers. Those wishing to obtain ...


16. Compilation of Rock Samples collected by ANARE [rock_samples]
Rocks from Australian Antarctic Division library This collection turns out to be rather interesting with some of heritage significance. Box 1 is basically odds and ends but includes a bag of coal ...


17. Geological Observations of Heard Island - 1948 [Heard_Geology_1948]
Taken from the scanned dataset: 1) Summary - Some observations on the geomorphology have been recorded. - Xenolithic ejectamenta collected from the tuffs of Rogers Head and Rogers Head Peninsula ...


18. Geology of the Lambert Glacier - Prydz Bay Region GIS Dataset [lambert_geology_gis]
Geology of the Lambert Glacier - Prydz Bay Region GIS Dataset. For additional information, see the published 1:1 000 000 map &Geology of the Lambert Glacier - Prydz Bay Region, East Antarctica&,published ...


19. Geology of the Larsemann Hills 1997 [lars_geology]
Geology of the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica. Geological data from C.J.Carson, University of Melbourne and K.Stüwe, University of Adelaide. Additional interpretation by D.E.Thost, AGSO (now Geoscience ...


20. Geology of the Larsemann Hills 2004 [lars_geology_2004]
The Larsemann Hills region is dominated by two major lithological associations, a Palaeoproterozoic felsic/mafic orthogneiss complex (Søstrene Orthogneiss) which occurs as basement to a sequence ...


21. Ground Penetrating Radar Data from Windmill Islands - miscellaneous data [GPR_miscellaneous]
Old data collected by Jared Pettersson, and found by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. Note, this metadata record has not been produced by the scientist in question, but by the Australian Antarctic ...


22. Heard Island 1986-1987 Scientific Expedition Report [Heard_86-87_Report]
Heard Island Expedition, 16 November 1986 to 21 January 1987, report written by Rod Ledingham, Officer in Charge. Taken from the report: The 1986-87 expedition was the second in a series of three ...


23. IMAGEAntarctica Database - A Catalogue of Antarctic Images by the Australian Antarctic Division [DB_IMAGEAntarctica]
The IMAGEAntarctica catalogue contains records of images held in the Australian Antarctic Division's Multimedia Image Library. The material predominantly depicts Australia's presence and activities ...


24. Prince Charles Mountains Bibliography [PCM_Bibliography]
Prince Charles Mountains Bibliography compiled by Ruth Lanyon, contains 277 records.


25. Prince Charles Mountains Geoscience Collation Project [PCM-Geoscience]
This website contains information pertaining to the location, history, geology, and to a lesser extent the glaciology, of the Prince Charles Mountains. Textural desriptions are accompanied by images ...


26. Rock Chemistry - Antarctic Whole Rock Geochemistry [rockchem]
This dataset contains information pertaining to rocks collected from the Antarctic. The dataset includes information on the chemical composition, structure, age, lithology, type and location of the ...


27. 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 ...


28. Sample Tracking Database (STD) [DB_STD]
The Sample Tracking Database (STD) was created to track samples from field work to various stages of shipping and storage through to analysis and possible disposal or destruction. The Sample Tracking ...


29. The Environment of the Bunger Hills - 1999-2000 [bunger_hills_gibson]
During the 1999/2000 summer a group of four people visited the Bunger Hills (66 degrees 20 minutes S, 100 degrees 50 minutes E), an area of ice-free rock situated in Wilkes Land, eastern Antarctica, ...


30. A broadband seismic experiment to image the lithosphere beneath the Gamburtsev Mountains, East Antarctica. [ASAC_2919]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2919 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Beneath the East Antarctic interior lies a great mountain range, the Gamburtsev ...


31. Accessory mineral behaviour during partial melting in the crust - improving the geochronology of granulite terrains. [ASAC_2690]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 2690 See the link below for public details on this project. Relating ages, determined using the decay of radioactive elements in minerals, to geological ...


32. An integrated field, geochemical, isotopic and geochronological study of Gaussberg [ASAC_973]
An integrated field, geochemical, isotopic and geochronological study of Gaussberg: Constraints on timing, character and petrogenesis of holocene lamproitic volcanics in the eastern Antarctica Shield ...


33. Archaean to Proterozic Crustal evolution of the Stillwell Hills-Oygarden Group Coastline. [ASAC_2214]
With work carried out under ASAC_1150, the field work involved lithological and structural geological mapping, in addition to the collection of relevant geological speciemens. The quality of the data ...


34. Boron in Antarctic granulite-facies rocks: under what conditions is boron retained in the middle crust? [ASAC_2350]
This metadata record describes data collected as part of ASAC project 2350 - Boron in Antarctic granulite-facies rocks: under what conditions is boron retained in the middle crust? ...


35. Delineation of simple microecosystems associated with the quartz stone habitat in the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_992]
Quartz stone sublithic microbial communities and underlying soil, retrieved from the Vestfold Hills were investigated using a variety of traditional and molecular methods. Although direct epifluorescent ...


36. Genesis of Volcanic Rocks, Heard Island [ASAC_400]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 400 See the link below for public details on this project. Taken from one of the referenced papers: Oceanic basalts are produced ...


37. Gravity and Elevation Data Acquisition in the Casey Region [ASAC_724]
A gravity survey was undertaken in the 93/94 ANARE season between Voyages 5 and 6 (early Dec - mid Jan). The survey area was the Windmill Islands, Antarctica based at Casey Station. 53 gravity stations ...


38. Interpretation of airborne geophysical data acquired during PCMEGA [ASAC_2561]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2561 See the link below for public details on this project. The project aims to investigate the multidimensional sub-surface structures in the southern ...


39. Metamorphic and Structural Evolution of the Precambrian Basement in the Northern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_56]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 56 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Thin mafic dykes emplaced ...


40. Metamorphic evolution, tectonic setting, partial melting, genesis, structural and chemical processes, and Archaean crustal accretion histories in Prydz Bay [ASAC_Harley]
This dataset represents the collected work arising from ASAC projects 263, 351, 497 and 716 (ASAC_263, ASAC_351, ASAC_497, ASAC_716). The data are pooled together into a single excel file, and presented ...


41. Neogene glacial geology of the Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_2086]
From the abstracts fo some of the referenced papers: In the Amery Oasis of the northern Prince Charles Mountains, the glaciomarine Bardin Bluffs Formation of the Pagodroma Group was deposited between ...


42. Ocean Drilling Program: Prydz Bay - Clasts of the Cenozoic Glacial Deposits, Glacial Ice Derivation and Hidden East Antarctic Geology [ASAC_258]
This data were collected as part of the Ocean Drilling Program. All data were collected on Leg 119. The cruise for Leg 119 began at Port Louis Harbor, Mauritius, and finished at the Port of Fremantle, ...


43. Petrology and Geochemistry of Cambro-Ordovician Granitic Rocks (Granite Harbour Intrusives) from South Victoria Land [ASAC_180]
Owing to the fact that the principal investigstor died before data were able to be archived, the only available data are in the form of the referenced paper, which is available as a PDF download. ...


44. Structure and geochemistry of Macquarie Island oceanic crust [ASAC_903]
Owing to the fact that the principal investigstor died before data were able to be archived, the only available data are in the form of the referenced paper, which is available as a PDF download. ...


45. Subsurface investigations of Marine Plain [ASAC_2400]
Marine Plain at Vestfold Hills, contains a unique record of sea level, climate and glacial history within its sediments and microfossils. Coring of the deeper sediments will reveal how this part of ...


46. Subsurface investigations of Marine Plain - Environmental photos taken during project [ASAC_2400_Photos]
Overview: 35 Days were spent in ASPA 143 (Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica) conducting non-invasive geophysical surveys. Surveys included 11 electrical resistivity soundings, 5 electrical ...


47. 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 ...


48. The geological evolution of the Mawson Coast/Framnes Mountains [ASAC_177]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 177 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The high-grade metamorphic rocks of the ...


49. Tracking Antimicrobial Resistance from Human Sewage to the Antarctic Environment [ASAC_2936]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2936. Public Antibiotic resistance is common in bacteria associated with humans. This characteristic is often used to identify sources of environmental ...


50. 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. ...


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