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1. HEAVY METAL CONTAMINATION IN LACUSTRINE SEDIMENTS OF ADMIRALTY BAY, KING GEORGE ISLAND [ECA052]
A temporal reconstruction of heavy metals contamination in Admiralty bay, King George Island, was conduced through the analyses of sediment profiles. Ages of the layers were determined using 210Pb ...


2. Metal concentration in macroalgae from East Antarctica [ECA070]
Marine macroalgae have been widely used as biomonitors of metal pollution. At Casey Station in East Antarctica, the Thala Valley tip is in the path of a melt stream that forms each summer and flows ...


3. Trace metals in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica: natural processes and human impact [ECA069]
To evaluate the extent of human impact on a pristine Antarctic environment, natural baseline levels of trace metals have been established in the basement rocks of the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica. ...


4. trace metal in Antarctic ecosystems, larsemann Hills, East Antarctica [ECA067]
Sediments, mosses and algae, collected from lake catchments of the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, were analyzed to establish baseline levels of trace metals (Ag, As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Ni, Sb, Pb, ...


5. Distribution of trace metals in Antarctic coastal waters [ECA073]
In the framework of the Italian Research Programme in Antarctica, a nearshore station positioned inside the Gerlache Inlet ()Terra Nova Bay, Western Ross Sea was regularly sampled during the Austral ...


6. Aerosol composition and its sources at the King Sejong Station [ECA050]
The annual cycles of major metals and ions in suspended particulate matters (SPM) have been investigated at a costal site of the Antarctic Peninsula in order to elucidate temporal variations as well ...


7. Heavy metal contamination in coastal sediments and soils near the Brazilian Antarctic Station, King George Island [ECA053]
The natural and anthropogenic processes controlling sediment chemistry in Admiralty Bay, King George Island, Antarctica was investigate, calling the attention on the area affected by the Brazilian ...


8. Heavy metals in Antarctic seal hairs and sediment [ECA059]
To reconstruct the profiles of heavy metal levels in the South Ocean ecosystem of Antarctica, the concentrations of lead (Pb), copper (Cu), arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), and zinc (Zn) in seal hairs ...


9. PM10 measuraments at Mc Murdo Station [ECA078]
PM10 aerosols at McMurdo Station, Antarctica were sampled continuously during the austral summers of 1995-1996 and 1996-1997. PM10 (particles with aerodynamic diameters less than 10 ?m) mass concentrations ...


10. Summer distribution of trace metals in the western sector of the Ross Sea [ECA076]
The more important water masses generated by the interaction of Circumpolar Deep Water and the shelf waters in the western sector of the Ross Sea are characterized for trace element contents. The ...


11. Surface watres in the Antarctic Peninsula: elemental composition and interactions with the environment [ECA055]
The fast changes in chemical and biological properties of many coastal and inland waters in the last decades reflect the pressure of man on the environment. The surface waters of the Antarctic Peninsula, ...


12. Trace metal distribution of the Antarctic Peninsula in the Weddell Sea [ECA054]
Dissolved trace metals (Ag, Al, Cd, Co, Cu, Fe, Ni, Pb, and Zn), inorganic nutrients (PO4, H4SiO4), and chlorophyll a were measured at 19 stations along a surface water transect from the Antarctic ...


13. Trace metals in Antarctic copepods from the Weddell Sea (Antarctica) [ECA057]
The concentrations of Cd, Co, Cu, Ni, Pb and Zn were determined in the Antarctic copepods Rhincalanus gigas (Brady, 1883), Calanus propinquus (Brady, 1883), Calanoides acutus (Giesbrecht, 1902), Metridia ...


14. Trace metals in aerosol at Terra Nova Bay [ECA077]
Atmospheric particulate with an aerodynamic diameter o10 mm (PM10) was sampled continuously during the austral summers of 2000?2001 and 2001?2002 at a coastal site near to the Italian base of Terra ...


15. Tropospheric aerosol at Terra Nova Bay [ECA075]
Four aerosol sampling campaigns were performed in the summer season (November to February, 93/94, 94/95, 95/96, 97/98) with a 12 h sampling time at a coastal site near to the Italian base of Terra ...


16. A 2000-year record of mercury and ancient civilizations in seal hairs from King George Island, West Antarctica [ECA060]
The concentrations of total mercury (HgT) and three bio-essential elements (phosphor, potassium, sodium) were analyzed in Antarctic seal hairs from a lake core spanning the past 2000 years and collected ...


17. Animal excrement: a potential biomonitor of heavy metal contamination [ECA063]
To assess the feasibility of using animal excrement to biomonitor the extent of heavy metal contamination in the marine environment, concentrations of mercury (Hg), lead (Pb), copper (Cu) and zinc ...


18. Antarctic Ecosystem: environmental contamination [ECA062]
Although the remote continent of Antarctica is perceived as the symbol of the last great wilderness, the human presence in the Southern Ocean and the continent began in the early 1900s for hunting, ...


19. THE HISTORICAL SEAL POPULATION AT KING GEORGE ISLAND, IN RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE [ECA058]
The historical seal populations at King George Island, Antarctica, for the past 1,500 years, have been estimated from the seal-hair abundance, bio-element concentrations, total organic carbon (TOC) ...


20. POPs in the Fat Tissue of Seabirds from King George Island, Antarctica [ECA040]
This datset collected data for chlorinated pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in subcutaneous fat samples from Brown skuas, three species of penguins: ...


21. Residues of Persistent Organochlorine Contaminants in Southern Elephant Seals from Elephant Island, Antarctica [ECA048]
This dataset reports a study about blubber samples (n = 129) from live and apparently healthy female and male pups, juveniles and adults of M. leonine (elephant seal) caught at Elephant Island in ...


22. Determination of polychlorinated biphenyls in Antarctic macroalgae Desmarestia sp. [ECA036]
This data set deals with the determined concentrations of PCB congeners in Desmarestia sp. samples collected from various locations at Admiralty Bay (King George Island). Total PCB concentrations ...


23. Antarctic Ecosystem Environmental Contamination, Climate Change and Human Impact [ECA027]
In the Southern Ocean, the marginal ice zone is the nursery ground for E. superba (by far the dominant herbivore), which channels organic matter produced by nanoplankton and diatoms to cephalopods, ...


24. Baseline concentration of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen [ECA021]
Lichens and mosses are cryptogamic organisms with a number of features in common. They lack root systems, have a high cation-exchange capacity (CEC), and depend largely on atmospheric deposition for ...


25. Bioconcentration of PCBs in the pelagic food chain of the Ross Sea [ECA026]
In this study was measured mean PCB concentration (the sum of 50 congeners) in Ross Sea phytoplankton (mainly diatoms) and mixed zooplankton (copepods, amphipods and krill) of 1 and 4.2 ng g?1 wet ...


26. Factors affecting the breeding success of south polar skua [ECA034]
Among marine organisms breeding in Antarctica, the South Polar skua (Catharacta maccormicki) combines the traits of the species more exposed to the bioaccumulation of persistent contaminants. Skuas ...


27. Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) and polybrominated diphenil ethers (PBDEs) in Adelie penguin food web [ECA031]
Cod collected at Cinder Cones contained ?PBDE6 at 311 ng/g. This is more than 10-fold greater than levels in biota at other sites far from McMurdo. For comparison, a 2006 study of krill, rock cod, ...


28. Organochlorine pollutants in soil and mosses from Victoria Land (Antarctica) [ECA022]
This data set reports the measures of organo-chlorine pollutants in soils and mosses from Victoria Land. Total PCB concentration in mosses ranges between 23 and 34 ng g-1 dry wt. Previously reported ...


29. PCBs in Antarctica [ECA017]
In a large area of Victoria Land during the 1988?1989, 1989?1990, 1990?1991, and 1991?1992 Italian expeditions analyzed lake sediment and soil samples. The mean PCB normalized concentration was 240 ...


30. POPs in key species of Marine Antarctic ecosystems [ECA028]
These data set regards the average p,p'-DDE and HCB concentration (0.86?0.98 and 0.37?0.17 ng g?1 wet wt. respectively) measured in krill samples collected from the Ross Sea (71?20?S? 72? 331?S/170? ...


31. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in 3 species of Antarctic Penguins [ECA033]
The data set reports the POP concentrations in three species of penguins: Ad?lie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae), Chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) and Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua). The ...


32. Polybrominated diphenil ethers (PBDEs) and organochlorine pollutants in two species of Antarctic fish [ECA030]
The data set reportes the results on the accumulation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), mono- and non-ortho-polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs), polychlorodibenzodioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorodibenzofurans ...


33. Atmospheric PCB Concentration at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica [ECA016]
This study increases the limited atmospheric database on PCB in remote areas by reporting PCB concentrations during the austral summer (2003-2004) at a site in Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica and hypothesizing ...


34. PCBs and Chlorinated Pesticides in the Atmosphere of the Southwest Atlantic and Antarctic Oceans [ECA013]
The atmosphere content of a large number of OC compounds (HCB, HCHs, pp?-DDE, pp?-DDD, pp?-DDT and 11 PCB) was determined in a survey performed in November of 1995 in the open ocean between 23?S and ...


35. PCBs in the atmosphere of King George Island, Antarctica [ECA009]
Literature data on persistent atmospheric contaminants in Antarctica and the Southern Hemisphere are scarce in comparison to those on the Northern Hemisphere, and refer to a rather long period of ...


36. Distribution of PCBs in Sediment of Terranova Bay and Ross Sea [ECA002]
Marine sediment is frequently used to reconstruct environmental pollution trends. This study regarded the distribution of PCBs in the sediment from Terra Nova Bay and Ross Sea gathered, during the ...


37. PCBs and PAHs in marine sediment, of Admiralty Bay [ECA003]
This project focused on the PCBs in sediments of Admiral Bay on King George Island collected in the 1993/1994 austral summer. The individual concentrations of PCB congeners ranged from < 0.05 to 0.57 ...


38. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in soil and sediment from James Ross Island, Antarctica [ECA008]
PCBs, OC pesticides and PAHs in sediment samples were determined from James Ross Island. Sediment PCB concentrations ranged from 0.32 to 0.83 ng g-1, while they ranged from 0.14 to 0.76 ng g-1 for ...


39. Biodiversity of Antarctic terrestrial ecosystems: on-line computerized interactive floras and identification keys of Antarctic lichens. [UNITS_LICHENS]
The research project is based on 3 main topics. A) Creation of on-line interactive floras and identification keys of lichens from areas of the Antarctic Continent, and in particular from Victoria ...


40. Baseline concentrations of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen Umbilicaria decussata [Antar_Macrolichen_Umbilicaria]
Total concentrations of major and trace elements were determined in samples of the epilithic lichen Umbilicaria decussata from 24 ice-free areas in coastal Victoria Land (Antarctica) during ...


41. Biochemical characterization of the antioxidant system in the scallop Adamussium colbecki, a sentinel organism for monitoring the antarctic environment. [Antarctic_scallop]
The scallop Adamussium colbecki can be profitably used for monitoring Antarctic coast environments but its utility would be increased if chemical analysis of pollutants were integrated with data on ...


42. Interregional correlations for the Ross Orogen in the Ross Sea/Ross Ice Shelf sector of the Transantarctic Mountains: implications for the tectonic evolution of the palaeo-Pacific Antarctic margin of Gondwana (INTERTAM) [ftalarico_intertam]
Rocks of the Ross Orogen of the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM) are generally interpreted to have evolved during a Neoproterozoic-early Paleozoic cycle of deposition and thermotectonic phases, spanning ...


43. GPS survey of 11 points for the David Glacier and its Drygalski Ice Tongue [GPS_David_Glacier]
Drygalski Ice Tongue is the largest ice tongue in Ross Sea. It is 70 kilometers long (43.4 miles) and 20 kilometers wide (12.4 miles) and drains David Glacier. This ice tongue is large enough to show ...


44. Geodetic GPS small network for record the tidal response of the Hells Gate Ice Shelf, Victoria Land [static_gps_Hells_Gate_network]
The Hells Gate Ice Shelf has been chosen as a study case owing to its vicinity from Terra Nova Bay station and to the peculiar problems it raises to glaciologists and geophysicists. Aimed at locate ...


45. Cardiovascular physiology in Antarctic fish [Cardiovascular_physiology_in_Antarctic-fish]
The cardiocirculatory system plays a crucial role in the adaptation of the Antarctic notothenioids. This Research Unit has elucidated the morphofunctional characteristics of the icefish heart and ...


46. Cardiovascular physiology in Antarctic fish [Cardiovascular_physiology_in_Antarctic_fish]
The cardiocirculatory system plays a crucial role in the adaptation of the Antarctic notothenioids. This Research Unit has elucidated the morphofunctional characteristics of the icefish heart and ...


47. Cambro-Ordovician orogenic magmatism in Northern Victoria Land [ghezzo_cambro_ordovician_magmatism]
The Transantarctic Mountains expose the uplifted roots of the Ross- Delamerian orogenic system, that was active on the East Antarctic- Australia craton margin during Cambrian-Ordovician time. Granitoid ...


48. GIS of Antarctic rock samples (Italy) [alberti_gis]
GIS of Antarctic rock samples collected by Italian PNRA geologists since 1985. This GIS is used as a support for distribution of information related to antarctic rock museum collection. Point geographical ...


49. The intrusive magmatism of the Ross Orogeny, Victoria Land, Antarctica [rocchi_magmatism_ross_orogeny]
The Transantarctic Mountains are the uplifted roots of the Ross-Delamerian orogen, that was active on the East Antarctic-Australia craton margin during Cambrian-Ordovician time. Magmas of mantle, ...


50. Millimetric atmospheric transmission at Terra Nova Bay [atmo_mm_btn]
The millimetric atmospheric transmission was measured at Terra Nova Bay for the first time. Data were acquired using a lamellar grating spectrometer with a bolometric detector. Data have been acquired ...


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