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51. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke Annual Cruise Data, January/February 1994 [LTER_PAL_PD9401]
Data was collected during the Austral summer LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke cruise. The cruise carried out in three phases. Phase I covered the standard transect lines 500 and 600. Phase II was ...


52. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke Annual Cruise Data, January/February 1995 [LTER_PAL_PD9501]
Data was collected during the Austral summer LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke cruise. The cruise was carried out in three phases with repeated sampling of inshore stations. Phase I covers standard ...


53. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke Annual Cruise Data, January/February 1996 [LTER_PAL_PD9601]
Data was collected during the Austral summer LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke cruise. The cruise was carried out in several sections with repeated sampling of inshore stations (gridlines 500,600; ...


54. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke Annual Cruise Data, January/February 1997 [LTER_PAL_PD9701]
Data was collected during the Austral summer LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke cruise. The cruise was cruise carried out in several sections with repeated sampling of inshore stations, gridline 500, ...


55. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke Annual Cruise Data, November 1991 [LTER_PAL_PD9109]
Data was collected during the Austral spring LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke cruise covering the marginal ice zone (MIZ) region within the large scale LTER grid. Daily shipboard sampling of most ...


56. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke Marine Carbon Cycling Cruise Data, November 1992 [LTER_PAL_PD9209]
Data was collected during the Austral spring LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke marine carbon cycling cruise. Several independent, but complementary research objectives addressed various aspects of ...


57. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke SantaClaus Cruise Data, December 1994 [LTER_PAL_PD9412]
Data was collected during the SantaClaus (Studies in Antarctica: Coupled Linkages Among microorganisms) LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke cruise. The cruise was a special-focus microbiology cruise ...


58. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) R/V Polar Duke Spring Cruise Data, August 1993 [LTER_PAL_PD9307]
Data was collected during the Austral spring LTER time-series R/V Polar Duke cruise. Objectives included the following considerations: 1) ice processes - effect of ice on the ecosystem; 2) temporal ...


59. GIS analysis, biological samples (soil microorganism, invertebrate and plant), automatic weather station data and vegetation and invertebrate surveys to determine the terrestrial biocomplexity of the McMurdo Dry Valleys - K020_2008_2012_NZ_1 [K020_2008_2012_NZ_1]
The McMurdo Dry Valleys are the largest area of snow-free land in Antarctica. Managers ability to promote and protect these areas would benefit if we knew the biodiversity present and what controls ...


60. Adelie Penguins at Cape Royds, Antarctica, 2012 - 2015. [McMurdo_Predator_Prey_Adelie_Penguins]
Adelie penguin data will be deposited in the California Avian Data Center (CADC) hosted by Point Blue Conservation Science (http://data.prbo.org/apps/penguinscience/).


61. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT DIF
Surveys were conducted at the eastern and western ends of Heard Island during the 1987/1988 season. Burrow densities in different habitat types (vegetated and unvegetated) were determined from fixed ...


62. Cetacean database for McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, 2012 - 2015. [McMurdo_Predator_Prey_Cetaceans]
A catalog of the population of McMurdo Sound killer whales (352 identified) will be deposited with OBIS SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/), along with tagging and tracking data from both minke and ...


63. Chemtax version 1.95 for calculating the taxonomic composition of phytoplankton populations [CHEMTAX]
CHEMTAX V1.95 This program was written by Chris Boucher, assisted by Harry Higgins and Simon Wright, for the Australian Antarctic Division. It is a stand-alone program that takes input from a Microsoft ...


64. Data: The roles of sea-ice, light and sedimentation in structuring shallow Antarctic benthic communities [AAS_2691_Clark_et_al_2016]
Data repository for the paper: "The roles of sea-ice, light and sedimentation in structuring shallow Antarctic benthic communities" Graeme F. Clark, Jonathan S. Stark, Anne S. Palmer, Martin J. Riddle, ...


65. Distribution and Viability of Zooplankton Eggs from Anoxic Sediments from the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica [ASAC_706]
Data set contains sediment cores from three saline lakes in the Vestfold Hills. The three lakes are Ace Lake, Lake Pendant and Lake Abraxas. Short cores from each lake are sectioned into 1 cm intervals. ...


66. Diving Physiology and Energy Requirements of Free Ranging Southern Elephant Seals [ASAC_589]
Southern elephant seals are among the deepest diving of all marine mammals. This study examined physiological and behavioural mechanisms used by the seals to conserve energy while diving and estimated ...


67. Ecological risks from oil products used in Antarctica: characterising hydrocarbon behaviour and assessing toxicity on sensitive early life stages of Antarctic marine invertebrates - bioassays of marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in ...


68. Ecology and Zoogeography of Parasites of Antarctic Fish [ASAC_67]
The body surface, mouth, gills, internal organs and tissues of 368 teleost fish of 26 species from Prydz Bay, Heard Island, Macquarie Island, Davis Station and Casey Station in Antarctica were examined ...


69. Fish biological and stomach contents data - Casey 1988 [c88_data]
Data from fish captured by Erwin, Casey 1988. Includes fish size, weight, sex, reproductive stage data as well as quantitative stomach contents data and qualitative position data. Approximate locations ...


70. Foraging Ecology of Gentoo Penguins [ASAC_709]
Gentoo penguins are the least numerous of the penguins breeding at Macquarie Island, and the only species to rear two chicks. This project examined the interactions between diving behaviour, diet ...


71. 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 of most sub-Antarctic ...


72. Heterogeneity of spatial layers in Antarctic terrestrial habitat [AAS_4296_Antarctic_spatial_layers_1km]
Spatial layers used to inform the delineation of 'habitats' in terrestrial Antarctica. These layers include climate data from the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (e.g. temperature, precipitation, ...


73. Kerguelen Plateau demersal fish assemblages- Regions of Common Profile Analysis Products [AAS_4124_Kerguelen_Plateau_demersal_fish_assemblages]
Demersal fish form an important component of sub-Antarctic ecosystems. While understanding the distribution of key commercial species is the subject of much current research, patterns in the distribution ...


74. Pelagic Fishes of the Eastern Antarctic Ocean - data from BROKE-East survey [ASAC_865]
This study investigated distribution patterns of pelagic fish, larvae and juveniles collected by RMT trawls during ANARE's BROKE survey to CCAMLR Division 58.4.1 (80 degrees to 150 degrees E and from ...


75. Phytoplankton Ecology in the Fjords of the Vestfold and Larsemann Hills [ASAC_640]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Spring phytoplankton communities in the water column of Ellis Fjord are characterised by diatoms originating from the bottom sea-ice strand community. ...


76. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


77. Production and Fate of Dissolved and Particulate Organic Matter During Antarctic Phytoplankton Blooms [ASAC_630]
From the abstract of one of the papers: Phytoplankton biomass and speciation were monitored at an inshore site near Davis Station, East Antarctica during three consecutive summer seasons (December-February, ...


78. Sedimentary Processes in the Fjord-like Embayments of the Vestfold and Larsemann Hills [ASAC_705]
Ellis Fjord is a small, fjord-like marine embayment in the vestfold Hills, eastern Antarctica. Modern sediment input is dominated by a biogenic diatom rain, although aeolian, fluvial, ice-rafted, ...


79. Southern Elephant Seal Foraging in the Southern Ocean [ASAC_468]
Twenty three juvenile (8-14 months of age) southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina L.) from Macquarie Island were tracked during 1993 and 1995. Migratory tracks and ocean areas with concentrated ...


80. The Use of Lipid Biomarkers in Euphausia superba as a Parameter for Determining Energy Flow in the Antarctic Marine Food Web [ASAC_712]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: During a period of short-term (19 days) starvation, total lipid in the digestive gland of Euphausia superba Dana decreased from 21 to 9% dry weight. ...


81. The Vertical Distribution of the Pelagic Fish 'Pleuragramma antarcticum' in Prydz Bay [ASAC_608]
A series of 6 sets of midwater trawls in Prydz Bay. Each trawl set took place over a 24 hour period to test the extent of diurnal vertical migration in P. antarcticum. Part of the KROCK cruise of ...


82. Trace Element Chemistry of Antarctic Saline Lakes and Fjords [ASAC_568]
From the referenced paper: The frigid concentration or freezing of seawater is an important natural phenomenon in the polar regions and results in the precipitation of a different sequence of salts ...


83. Use of Lipid Profiles of Euphausia superba as a Parameter for Determining Dietary Preferences and the Abundance and Spatial Distribution of krill [ASAC_508]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: During a period of short-term (19 days) starvation, total lipid in the digestive gland of Euphausia superba Dana decreased from 21 to 9% dry weight. ...


84. Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating and confined Adelie penguins to model Weddell seal, model leopard seals and a seal bag, Cape Bird, Ross Island 2003-2004 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_10]
Behavioural and corticosterone responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a model Weddell seal, a model Leopard seal and a seal bag were measured by measuring behaviour and collecting blood samples ...


85. Behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a novel object, Ross Island, 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_7]
The behavioural responses of incubating Adelie penguins to a person standing 1 meter away and to a cardboard shield of similar size to a person also at 1 meter distance were measured to determine ...


86. Blood and faecal samples from Adelie and emperor penguins at Cape Washington and Mandible Cirque, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica [K034_2001_2005_NZ_14]
Blood and faecal samples were collected from 96 emperor penguins at Cape Washington and from 29 Adelie penguins at Mandible Cirque. Plasma concentrations of corticosterone will be measured ...


87. Change in corticosterone levels and corticosterone response in arriving and departing Adelie penguins at Cape Bird, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_1]
Adelie penguins were captured at Cape Bird, Ross Island in the 2001-2002 season to measure the effects of fasting on corticosterone responses in penguins departing from the rookery compared with those ...


88. Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins to people and confinement, Cape Washington 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_12]
Corticosterone and behavioural responses of emperor penguins were measured in birds that were followed for up to 30 minutes. Blood samples were taken and corticosterone concentrations measured. Penguins ...


89. Corticosterone and behavioural responses to people of arriving and departing penguins temporarily confined, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_5]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of incubating penguins was measured on incubating adelie penguins in the 2001-2002 season. In the 2002-2003 seasons that study was extended to include ...


90. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people at Mandible Cirque, North Victoria Land - a rookery previously not visited by people 2004-2005 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_13]
Approximately 20,000 pairs of Adelie penguins nest at Mandible Cirque on the northern Victoria Land Coast. This rookery had not previously been visited by people, providing the chance to compare responses ...


91. Corticosterone response of incubating Adelie penguins to the presence of people, Cape Bird [K034_2001_2005_NZ_2]
The corticosterone and behavioural responses of Adelie penguins to the presence of people was investigated to determine the minimum distance for a person to approach a penguin without initiating a ...


92. Corticosterone responses and body condition of penguins arriving at Cape Bird, Cape Royds and Cape Crozier, Ross Island. 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_3]
With unusual ice conditions around Ross Island as a consequence of the iceberg B15 being stationary north of Ross Island, penguins returning to rookeries had much further to walk than usuall. The ...


93. Corticosterone responses of Emperor Penguins in the Ross Sea Region [K034_2001_2005_NZ_9]
In the 2003-2004 season, 7 emperor penguins were sampled in the McMurdo Sound area. Birds were caught by hand and a single blood sample collected from a vein in the flipper. Each bird was then restrained ...


94. Diesease in Adelie and Emperor Penguins [K034_2001_2005_NZ_11]
Cloacal swabs were taken from Adelie penguins at Cape Crozier and Cape Bird (2003-2004 season) and at Mandible Cirque (2004-2005 season) and from emperor penguins in McMurdo Sound (2003-2004 season) ...


95. Variation in corticosterone responses to handling within and between Adelie penguins, Ross Island [K034_2001_2005_NZ_4]
Corticosterone responses to handling and behavioural responses to the approach of a person are two responses of adelie penguins to potential stressors. We measured these responses in different birds ...


96. Variation in corticosterone responses within and between individuals of Adelie penguins, Ross Island 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_6]
Corticosterone responses to handling were measured three times at four day intervals in 24 Adelie penguins to quantify variation within and between birds in these responses. Blood samples were collected ...


97. Voluntary approach distance of Adelie penguins to people at Cape Bird, Ross Island 2002-2003 [K034_2001_2005_NZ_8]
The distance that walking Adelie penguins chose to approach people was measured for penguins on the beach at Cape Bird. A person stood in the path of an approaching penguin and then after the bird ...


98. Marine Geologic Data from the former Larsen A Ice Shelf and Prince Gustav Channel [Paleohistory__Larsen_Ice_Shelf]
Marine geologic data were collected from the northwestern Weddell Sea during cruise 2000-03 of the Nathaniel B. Palmer (see "http://www.hamilton.edu/news/antarctic2000/default.html"). Data set includes: ...


99. Marine Mammals Sightings Database; NMML [EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal2]
Marine mammal sightings and sighting efforts are included in this data set. Includes position, time, date, weather conditions, number of animals sighted, species ...


100. European Gridded and Regional Summer Temperature Reconstructions [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2002-069]
ABSTRACT (from the online documentation): Temperature variations over Europe are reconstructed for a 6-month "summer" season from April to September for the period 1750-1850 using a network of ...


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