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1. Sensitivity and response of Antarctic moss and terrestrial algae to fuel contaminants [AAS_4100_Moss_Contaminants]
See the download file for the full, unedited summary - this version has been slightly modified in order to display correctly. Sample collection and test preparation This metadata record contains ...


2. Toxicity of single metals and metal mixtures to Antarctic Marine Copepods [AAS_4100_Toxicity_Copepods]
This metadata record contains the results of two bioassays testing the response of Antarctic marine copepods to both individual and combined metals via 14 day toxicity tests. The tests were conducted ...


3. Environmental History of Small Lake Catchments in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica [ASAC_31]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 31 See the link below for public details on this project. Ammoelphidiella antarctica Conato and Segre occurs in thin unconsolidated muddy sediments at 55m ...


4. Application of High-resolution digital topographic data to the detection of incipient sinkhole formation in central Florida [C_FL_Sinkhole]
The topography of central Florida is an excellent example of a continental landscape dominated by a single geomorphic process: karst, an array of landforms formed in response to chemical weathering ...


5. ESRI Data and Maps [ESRI_DM]
ESRI Data & Maps is preconfigured to work with ESRI's software products and is also bundled with ArcGIS software and solutions products such as ArcGIS Business ...


6. Geophysical Properties of New Zealand Database [GNS_GP]
The Geophysical Properties of New Zealand Database contains five datasets related to geophysical properties of the solid earth. 1. Land Gravity - Over 37,000 digital records covering ...


7. Geophysical Surveys of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho, September, 2002 [USGS_OFR_2003_150]
The objectives of the September, 2002 Geophysical Surveys of Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho operations, preliminarily reported here, were (1) to compile a detailed bathymetric map of the lake using swath-mapping ...


8. Geophysical, Sedimentological, and Photographic Data from the John Day Reservoir, Washington and Oregon [USGS_OFR_2004_1014]
Recently, concerns about declining stocks of endangered anadromous salmonids in the Columbia River basin raised the issue of restoration of riverine functions in this and other Columbia and Snake ...


9. Global Land Cover Characterization Program [USGS_GLCC]
The Global Land Cover Characterization Project was established to meet science data requirements identified by the International Geosphere and Biosphere Programme (IGBP), and the U. S. Global Change ...


10. LBA-ECO CD-06 Biogeochemistry of Ji-Parana River and Tributaries, Brazil: 1999-2003 [CD06_BGC_JIPARANA]
This data set provides spatially extensive and temporally intensive surveys of the river biogeochemistry of the Ji-Parana River Basin in Western Amazonia, Rondonia, Brazil. The concentrations of major ...


11. National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Center for Tsunami Inundation Mapping Efforts (TIME): Inundation Maps [TIME]
The Center for Tsunami Inundation Mapping Efforts (TIME) was created to assist the Pacific States in the development and maintenance of maps which identify areas of potential tsunami flooding. ...


12. SNEP Digital Spatial Data Catalog: Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [CEIC_SNEP]
The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project (SNEP) is an assessment of the Sierra Nevada ecoregion which was requested by Congress in 1992. Along with a scientific review of late-successional ...


13. Seaside, Oregon, Tsunami Pilot Study Modernization of FEMA Flood Hazard Maps: GIS Data [USGS_DS_2006_236]
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) guidelines do not currently exist for conducting and incorporating tsunami hazard assessments that reflect the substantial ...


14. Soil-Erosion Modeling in Rheurdt [TERRESTRIS_SOIL_RHEURDT]
A lot of damages in the community of Rheurdt were caused because of deposited soil material after heavily rainstorms in June and from October till November 1998. ...


15. Soil-erosion modelling in Schwalmtal-L├╝ttelforst [TERRESTRIS_SOIL_Schwalmtal]
The good results of the project in Rheurdt were the cause for the community of Schwalmtal, a nearby located community with similar erosion problems, to place an ...


16. Status of the Sierra Nevada: The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [USGS-DDS-43]
This publication consists of the online version of a CD-ROM publication, U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-43. The data for this publication total 175 MB on the CD-ROM and 167 MB for ...


17. The Long Valley Caldera GIS Database [USGS-DDS-081]
The Long Valley Caldera GIS Database provides an overview of the studies being conducted by the Long Valley Observatory in eastern California from 1975 to 2001. The database includes geologic, monitoring, ...


18. The Miombo (Africa) Network Land Use/Land Cover CD-ROM from the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP) [IGBP_MIOMBO]
The Miombo Woodlands system is taken to include all those Southern and Central African ecosystems which occur under a hot, subhumid, seasonally-wet climate on soils derived ...


19. The Platte River Program [USGS_PLATTE]
The goal of the Platte River Program is to provide objective scientific information that will contribute to science-based decisions for managing natural resources. The USGS will contribute information ...


20. Urban Dynamics Research Program: Analysis of Land Use Change in Urban Environments [USGS_UDRP]
The Urban Dynamics project looks at land use change in urban environments in order to provide a historical perspective of land use change and an assessment of the spatial patterns, rates, correlation, ...


21. PETROS - Worldwide Databank of Major Element Chemical Analyses of Igneous Rocks [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G00030]   PARENT DIF
PETROS is a worldwide data bank of major element chemical analyses of igneous rocks compiled for research and teaching purposes by Dr. Felix Mutschler and Staff at Eastern ...


22. Sea Ice Biota of Coastal Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_875]
The distribution and abundance of ice-associated copepods in the fast ice of the Australian Antarctic Territory were investigated over a distance of approximately 650 km between October and December ...


23. Heard Island: Terrestrial Biology: Documenting vegetation change on Heard Island. [ASAC_1181]   CHILD DIFs
2000-01 fieldwork undertaken Heard Island 53 deg. 05 min. S., 73 deg. 30 min. E. Field area covered: southeast end of island from Long Beach to Gilchrist Beach. 150 GPS control points collected on ...


24. Photos of quadrat locations for data collection of ASAC project 1313 in ASPA 135 [ASAC_1313_ASPA135_Photos]   PARENT DIF
Photos of quadrat locations for vegetation transects at site ASPA 135. Three photos per page, showing: broad quadrat location within site (left), quadrat locaiton in relation to metal marker fixed ...


25. Assessing UV-B induced DNA damage in Antarctic plants: is desiccation a compounding factor? [ASAC_1310]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1310 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Increasing UV-radiation over Antarctica each spring may ...


26. Diet and Population of Fish Predators at Heard Island [ASAC_131]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC project 131 (ASAC_131). Taken from the referenced publication: The diet of Heard Island cormorants was investigated by examination of casts over three ...


27. The distribution and abundance of nesting sites of flying seabirds in eastern Prydz Bay [ASAC_1306]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1306 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The locations and characteristics of nest sites in the ...


28. 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 ...


29. Cultivation of novel Sub-Antarctic Plants [ASAC_1264]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 1264 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Australia's subantarctic islands are both precious ...


30. Heard Island Geodesy. [ASAC_1265]
National Mapping Division (Geoscience Australia) has produced a Technical Report on the Heard Island Geodesy project (ASAC 1265). The main objectives of the 2000 geodetic survey of Heard Island were ...


31. Ground-based imaging spectroscopy data for estimation of Antarctic moss relative vigour from remotely sensed chlorophyll content and leaf density at ASPA 135 [AAS_4046_Spectroscopy_Moss_Vigour]
(Two supporting figures are contained within the metadata document in the download file) The ground-based imaging spectroscopy data were acquired with the Headwall Photonics Micro-Hyperspec VNIR ...


32. Quaternary Fault and Fold Database for the United States [USGS_QFAULTS]
This website contains information on faults and associated folds in the United States that are believed to be sources of M>6 earthquakes during the Quaternary (the past 1,600,000 years). Maps of these ...


33. Field measurements of temperature, moisture and photosynthetic activity in three species of moss at Casey over a two week period in January 2003 [ASAC_1313_Moss_Field_Measurements]
Samples were collected at ASPA 135, at the melt lake, northeast side. This metadata record provides data collected during 2002/3 at Casey. Temperature sensors (i-buttons) were inserted into moss ...


34. 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, ...


35. Foraging zones of Macaroni Penguins breeding at Heard Island [ASAC_1257]
With a population of about 2 million pairs macaroni penguins are the most abundant penguin in the HIMI region. These birds feed on mesopelagic fish and, to a lesser extent, mackerel icefish. Despite ...


36. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Davis Area, Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_D_73]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) along the Vestfold Hills coast (including colonies on the mainland and offshore islands) ...


37. Adelie Penguin Distributions in the Mawson Area Antarctica [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains data on the habitats, distribution and numbers of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscellis adeliae) in the Mawson area, Antarctica during 1981 and 1988. The data are obtained from aerial ...


38. Amery shallow ice coring [ASAC_1224]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1224 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Ice core drilling is used to extract information from glacial ...


39. Archaeological sites on Heard Island compiled by Eric Woehler [ASAC_1219_HIMI_archaeology]
Two excel spreadsheets of archaeological data/sites from Heard Island. Compiled by Eric Woehler from his, and others, work in February of 2004. The spreadsheets contain: Locations Site Names Descriptions ...


40. Area - population relationships for Adelie Penguin colonies at Mawson. [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_M_Area]   PARENT DIF
The relationship between colony area and population density of Adelie Penguins Pygoscelis adeliae was examined to determine whether colony area, measured from aerial or satellite imagery, could be ...


41. Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans [ASAC_1200]
The aim of the study was to characterise the genetic biodiversity of populations of the copepod Paralabidocera antarctica and the cladoceran Daphniopsis studeri in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


42. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1997 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_97]   PARENT DIF
Penguin counts conducted between 25 November and 2 December 1997. The census covered the following areas and rookeries in the Cape Dension area: rookeries north of Gadget Hut, outside Greenholm Hut ...


43. Cape Denison Adelie Penguin census, November - December 1999 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_99]   PARENT DIF
Adelie penguin census November - December 1999 by Jim and Yvonne Claypole following their winter at Cape Denison. A shapefile with the colony boundaries is available but counts are not available.


44. Cape Denison bird survey, November - December 2002 [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_CD_02]
Diana Patterson carried out a census of Adelie Penguins and flying birds at Cape Denison in November, December 2002 at the request of Dr Eric Woehler. Diana was at Cape Denison as part of a Mawson's ...


45. Crustal Cross-Sections along the Mawson Escarpment and Mount Stinear, Southern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_1215_Mawson_Stinear]
Crustal Cross-Sections along the Mawson Escarpment and Mount Stinear, Southern Prince Charles Mountains (East Antarctica): Correlating the Ruker Complex across the Lambert Glacier. From the ...


46. Degradation of oil by bacteria from terrestrial environments from contaminated 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, ...


47. Effects of UV radiation on community establishment: a global perspective [ASAC_1233]
Increased ultraviolet radiation (UV-A and/or UV-B) may impact on the establishment and structure of a shallow water benthic invertebrate assemblages. A global experiment in more than 8 countries, ...


48. Heard Island Artefacts 2000/2001 Dataset [ASAC_1219_HIMI_artefacts00-01]
Artefacts and miscellaneous items located on Heard Island by Eric Woehler (AAD) during the 2000/01 field season.


49. Heard Island-Artefacts 2003/04 Dataset [ASAC_1219_HIMI_artefacts03-04]
Data were collected by GPS survey by Eric Woehler (AAD) using a Garmin 12XL receiver (not differentially corrected) and represent artefacts and miscellaneous items located during the 2003/2004 field ...


50. Nature and Evolution of the Upper Mantle beneath Heard Island [ASAC_1243]
This project is using ultramafic xenoliths - samples of the mantle beneath Heard Island to study the formation and evolution of the Kerguelen-Heard Plateau. Such plateaus are thought to represent ...


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