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1. Atmospheric CO2 and Climate: Byrd Ice Core, Antarctica [NSIDC-0314]
Reconstructions of ancient atmospheric CO2 variations help us better understand how the global carbon cycle and climate are linked. This data set compares CO2 variations on millennial time scales ...


2. The Relationship between Climate and Ice Rheology at Dome C, East Antarctica [pettit_0948247]
This award supports a project to study of the relationship between fabric and climate for the ice near the EPICA Dome C ice core site, East Antarctica.


3. IPY: Collaborative Proposal: Constraining the Mass-Balance Deficit of the Amundsen Coast's Glaciers - das_0632031 [das_0632031]
This award supports a project to gather data to better understand the mass balance of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet focusing on the Pine Island and Thwaites Glaciers along the Amundsen Sea coast. ...


4. Major Ion Chemistry Data of WAIS Divide Ice Core Brittle Ice [NSIDC-0546]
The brittle ice section (577-1300 m) of the main WAIS Divide ice core (WDC06A) was analyzed for major ion concentrations with ion chromatography.


5. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans - LARISSA_0732655 [LARISSA_0732655]
Like no other region on Earth, the northern Antarctic Peninsula represents a spectacular natural laboratory of climate change and provides the opportunity to study the record of past climate and ecological ...


6. Collaborative Research: Stable Isotopes of Ice in the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core - white_0537593 [white_0537593]
This data set contains the record of stable isotopes of hydrogen and oxygen in the WAIS Divide WDC06A core from West Antarctica. Samples have been analyzed at high resolution (nominal 3cm intervals) ...


7. Investigation into the environmental factors that drive microbial diversity in the soils of the Miers Valley, Mt Erebus, Bratina Island and Beacon Valley - K023_2007_2008_NZ_1 [K023_2007_2008_NZ_1]   PARENT METADATA
In this study, the active microbial component in the Dry Valleys system was characterized using newly developed molecular techniques with the aid of in situ augmentation and cloches (wind protection) ...


8. Soil Moisture Characteristic Curves, Barrow, Alaska, 2016 [Soil_Moisture_Characteristic_Curves_Barrow_Alaska_2016]
This dataset includes soil moisture characteristic curves for soil and permafrost collected in frozen cores from the Barrow Environmental Observatory.


9. Synthesis of Thwaites Glacier Dynamics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Sensitivity Studies of a West Antarctic Outlet System - parizek_0758274 [parizek_0758274]
This data set consists of experimental output from a higher-order finite-element model that was utilized in conjunction with existing data sets to isolate essential physical processes affecting Thwaites ...


10. Climatic and Environmental Studies by Means of Ice Cores - CDA_AR_GLA_GLAF_ICE_CORES [CDA_AR_GLA_GLAF_ICE_CORES]
More than twenty years ago the Instituto Antartico Argentino initiated ice-cores studies in the Antarctic Peninsula. It also carried out the first work of this type in the Argentine central Andes. ...


11. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans - truffer_0732602 [truffer_0732602]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceanographic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address the rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula (AP). ...


12. Collaborative Research: Combined Physical Property Measurements at Siple Dome - Spencer_0917509 [Spencer_0917509]
This award supports a two-year collaborative effort to more fully understand the climatic history and physical properties of the Siple Dome, Antarctica deep ice core. We have released an Excel file ...


13. Collaborative Research: Norwegian-United States IPY Scientific Traverse: Climate Variability and Glaciology in East Antarctica - albert_0538495 [albert_0538495]
This award supports a project of scientific investigations along two overland traverses in East Antarctica: one going from the Norwegian Troll Station (72deg. S, 2deg. E) to the United States South ...


14. Collaborative Research: Stable Isotopes of Ice in the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core - cuffey_0537661 [cuffey_0537661]
This award supports analyses of stable isotopes of water, dD, d18O and deuterium excess in the proposed West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide (WAIS) deep ice core. The project will analyze a continuous ...


15. Collaborative Research: Using Fracture Patterns and Ice Thickness to Study the History and Dynamics of Grounding Line Migration and Shutdown of Kamb and Whillans Ice Streams - hulbe_0440670 [hulbe_0440670]
This award supports a three year project to develop the tools required to interpret complex patterns of flow features on the Ross Ice Shelf, which record the discharge history the ice streams flowing ...


16. Collection of Antarctic fish leeches from McMurdo Sound - K014_2009_2012_NZ_2 [K014_2009_2012_NZ_2]
Samples of Antarctic Trematomid fish leeches were fixed in alcohol and returned to New Zealand for identification and analysis.


17. Investigation of the role of anti-freeze glyco-proteins in the circulation system of Antarctic fish - K014_2009_2012_NZ_1 [K014_2009_2012_NZ_1]
In order to investigate how Antarctic fish deal with ice in their blood circulatory system, Trematomus bernacchii and Pagothenia borchgrevinki Antarctic fish were captured for experimental investigation. ...


18. Molecular Level Characterization of Dissolved Organic Carbon and Microbial Diversity in the WAIS Divide Replicate Core - foreman_1141936 [foreman_1141936]
This award supports a detailed, molecular level characterization of dissolved organic carbon and microbes in Antarctic ice cores. NSF PLR Award Abstract #1141936


19. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...


20. 17O Excess from WAIS Divide, 0 to 25 ka BP [NSIDC-0596]
This data set contains the VSMOW-SLAP d17O, d18O, and 17O-excess data from the WAIS Divide Ice Core Project, Siple Dome and Taylor Dome, along with the published and VSMOW-SLAP normalized d17O, d18O, ...


21. 2000+ Year Detailed, Calibrated Climate Reconstruction from a South Pole Ice Core Set in an Antarctic - Global Scale Context [mayewski_0636506]
SPRESSO ice core SPRESSO data produced by E. Korotkikh and P. A. Mayewski (Climate Change Institute, University of Maine) The South Pole SPRESSO (South Pole Remote Earth Science and Seismological ...


22. 2008 South Pole Firn Air Methane Isotopes [sowers_0739491]
This project will involve the measurement of methane and other trace gases in firn air collected at South Pole, Antarctica. The analyses will include: methane isotopes, light non-methane hydrocarbons ...


23. 700 Year Record of Winter Sodium Concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome [law_dome_700yr_na]   PARENT METADATA
This file is a 700 year record of winter sodium concentrations (May June July averages) from Law Dome. This was calculated by dividing each annual cycle into 12 even time bins (nominally months) and ...


24. 700 Years of Ice Core Major Ion Chemistry Data from Law Dome, Antarctica [law_dome_700yr_ion_chem]   PARENT METADATA
A compilation of 700 years of Law Dome major ion chemistry data, recorded from 3 ice cores; DSS97, DSS99, DSS main. This work was completed as part of ASAC project 757 (ASAC_757). Species which ...


25. A Low-power, Quick-install Polar Observation System ('AMIGOS-II') for Monitoring Climate-ice-ocean Interactions [Scambos_PLR1441432]
The investigators propose to build and test a multi-sensor, automated measurement station for monitoring Arctic and Antarctic ice-ocean environments. The system, based on a previously successful design, ...


26. A Unique Opportunity for In-Situ Measurement of Seasonally-Varying Firn Densification at Summit, Greenland [waddington_0352584]
This is a collaborative proposal by Principal Investigators at the University of Washington and the Desert Research Institute. They will make detailed measurements of the temporal and spatial variations ...


27. A partitioning experiments to determine the aetiology of x-cell disease [K057_1999_2000_NZ_2]
Captured Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish were placed into an aquarium and partitioned into tanks as all healthy, all x-cell or a mixture of the two. Lengths and weights of all fish were measured and ...


28. A series of experiments to characterize the neuromuscular transmission in Antarctic fishes (Pagothenia borchgrevinki) and the effects of temperature on these reactions [K012_1978_1980_NZ_1]
The low temperature adaptations involved in neuromuscular transmission in Antarctica fish was characterized. An exploratory dissection of Pagothenia borchgrevinki revealed that the inferior oblique ...


29. A study of the glacial history of the McMurdo Oasis by the dating of lacustre carbonates [K009_1979_1980_NZ_1]   PARENT METADATA
Three holes were drilled into frozen sediments around Lake Fryxell. The first was 4ft in depth in frozen silts approx 50m NW of the Fryxell Hut. The second hole was 30m east of the first hole and ...


30. A survey of the Miers and Marshall Valley and Walcott Bay area for dating the formation of the major landforms [K009_1975_1976_NZ_2]   PARENT METADATA
A few days were spent in the Miers Valley to collect samples of gypsum for geochemical analyses. Surprisingly carbonate "biscuit" similar to that found in the Taylor Valley were found. Thus, we noted ...


31. A transplant experiment measuring the effects petroleum derivatives on Trematomus bernacchii from a relatively pristine site and exposing the fish to the waters at Winterquarters Bay and Cape Armitage [K014_1999_2000_NZ_1]
The impact of petroleum derivatives derived from fuel drums dumped into McMurdo Sound during the period before environmental management practices were regarded was examined on fish in Winterquarters ...


32. ADBEX I cruise to the Prydz Bay region, 1982: nutrient data [ADBEX_I_nutrient]
From the abstract and introduction of ANARE Research Notes 44 - ADBEX I cruise to the Prydz Bay region, 1982: nutrient data. Nitrate, phosphate and silicate concentrations obtained during the ADBEX ...


33. ANTARCTIC PERMAFROST AND CLIMATE CHANGE-PICTO 36155-2005 [CDA_AR-ANTARCTICPERMAFROSTANDCLIMATECHANGUE-PICTO36155-2005]
ENGLISH The project is aimed at enhanced knowledge of the present morphology and structure of Antarctic permafrost and the interpretation of the permafrost evolution and the cryogenic processes and ...


34. AQUARIUM PROJECT [CDA_AR_BIO_INST-03-2004-AQUARIUM_PROJECT]
ENGLISH This Project aims to upgrade the maintenance of living specimens from small scale systems allow the ability to guarantee a supply in acceptable quantities and time of experimental material ...


35. Abrupt Change in Atmospheric CO2 During the Last Ice Age [NSIDC-0539]
During the last glacial period atmospheric carbon dioxide and temperature in Antarctica varied in a similar fashion on millennial time scales, but previous work indicates that these changes were gradual. ...


36. Advanced Microstructural Characterization of Polar Ice Cores [baker_0738975]
This award supports a project to use advanced microscopic and spectroscopic techniques to explore critical questions about microstructure in ice cores, in particular the microstructural locations ...


37. Age and environment of Miocene - Pliocene glaciomarine deposits, James Ross Island, Antarctica [CDA_AR_GEO_MIOCENE_PLIOCENE_JRI]
Knowledge of the late Miocene - Pliocene climate of West Antarctica, recorded by sedimentary units within the James Ross Island Volcanic Group, is still fragmentary. Late Miocene glaciomarine deposits ...


38. Algae, fungi and actinomycetes from soils of Mt Erebus [K052_1982_1983_NZ_4]
Soil samples were collected from the crater of Mt Erebus. Yeast glucose agar and penicillin and streptomycin was used to culture thermophilic microbes, fungi and actinomycetes. Several thermophilic ...


39. Aliens in Antarctica [ASAC_2904]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2904 See the link below for public details on this project. International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica will assess the threat of humans ...


40. Alkane mono-oxygenase clone library from Macquarie Island soil [MI_alk_clones]
This dataset consists of 81 DNA sequences of the alkane mono-oxygenase gene. The sequence data are in FASTA format which can be opened with any word-processing or sequence analysis software. The ...


41. Alkane mono-oxygenase genes from marine sediment near Casey [casey_alk_clones]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset consists of 67 DNA sequences of the alkane mono-oxygenase gene. The sequence data are in FASTA format which can be opened with word-processing as well as sequence analysis software. ...


42. Alkanes in Firn Air Samples, Antarctica and Greenland [NSIDC-0504]
This data set contains ethane, propane, and n-butane measurements in firn air from the South Pole and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide in Antarctica, and from Summit, Greenland. The WAIS ...


43. Allan Hills Stable Water Isotopes [NSIDC-0541]
This data set includes stable water isotope values at 10 m resolution along an approximately 5 km transect through the main icefield of the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area, and at 15 cm within a 225 m ...


44. An ecological study of Penguin Pond, Green Lake and Harrison Lake at Cape Bird: measurement of water chemistry, water parameters and flora and fauna investigations [K014_1973_1974_NZ_2]
Three lakes were selected for ecological study at Cape Bird. Penguin Pond was sampled twice weekely and measurements were taken for light intensity, temperature, oxygen, pH, chlorinity, alkalinity, ...


45. An investigation of the x-cell disease in Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish in McMurdo Sound with measurements of condition factor, gut contents, internal organ status and analysis of tissue samples [K057_1997_1998_NZ_1]
The distribution of x-cell disease in Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish in McMurdo Sound and the effects of the disease on the fish was investigated. A series of linear transects were samples close to ...


46. Analyses of tissue samples from Antarctic Rock-cod (Trematomus bernacchii) collected at sites around Davis station to determine wastewater exposure and sub-lethal impact [AAS_4177_Rock_Cod_Wastewater]
This metadata record will contain the results of analyses of tissue samples from Antarctic Rock-cod (Trematomus bernacchii) collected at sites around Davis station to determine wastewater exposure ...


47. Analysing toxicological impacts of contaminants on Notothenioid fish: Impacts of Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) [K068_2009_2010_NZ_2]
Target species Trematomus benacchii (n=72)from Cape Evans were collected live for the purpose of conducting a dose-response experiment in New Zealand on the live fish. Fish were dosed with different ...


48. Analysis of Ice Cores from Law Dome, 2013 [lawdome_icecore_analysis_2013]
Law Dome Summit ice cores provide a unique record of climate variability and change. These records have very high-resolution making them particularly suitable for calibration with meteorological data, ...


49. Analysis of activity levels and oxygen consumptions of the Antarctic fish Trematomus bernacchii to determine if they have a circadian rhythm [K057_2004_2005_NZ_1]
Antarctic fish live in an environment with high seasonality, where levels of sunlight in the summer are up to 24 hours a day and in total darkness during the winter. Fish were monitored to determine ...


50. Analysis of air and snow samples in Antarctica for isotope analysis [K001_1960_1975_NZ_1]
Snow samples were collected over a number of seasons for analysis of fission products (deuterium and oxygen isotopes), tritium and sulphur isotope contents. The information would provide the basic ...


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