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1. 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/).


2. Burrowing petrels at Heard Island, 1987/88. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Pet]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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, ...


6. 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. ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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, ...


14. 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 ...


15. MODIS/Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006 [MYD15A2H_006]
The MYD15A2H version 6 MODIS Level 4, Combined Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR), and Leaf Area Index (LAI) product is an 8-day composite data set with 500 meter pixel size. ...


16. MODIS/Terra Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006 [MOD15A2H_006]
The MOD15A2H version 6 MODIS Level 4, Combined Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR), and Leaf Area Index (LAI) product is an 8-day composite data set with 500 meter pixel size. ...


17. MODIS/Terra+Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 4-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006 [MCD15A3H_006]
The MCD15A3H version 6 MODIS Level 4, Combined Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR), and Leaf Area Index (LAI) product is a 4-day composite data set with 500 meter pixel size. The ...


18. MODIS/Terra+Aqua Leaf Area Index/FPAR 8-Day L4 Global 500m SIN Grid V006 [MCD15A2H_006]
The MCD15A2H version 6 MODIS Level 4, Combined Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR), and Leaf Area Index (LAI) product is an 8-day composite dataset with 500 meter pixel size. The ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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. ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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, ...


23. 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, ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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. ...


26. 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 ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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. ...


29. ASTER Global Emissivity Dataset, Monthly, 0.05 deg, HDF5 V041 [AG5KMMOH_041]
ASTER Global Emissivity Dataset, Monthly, 0.05 deg, HDF5


30. Artificial Reefs in Massachusetts [CZM_moris_artificial_reefs_pt]
These vector point data represent the three permitted artificial reefs deployed in Massachusetts. Supplemental information including a brief history of their inception and their success in creating ...


31. 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 ...


32. 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 ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. Coastal Barrier Resources Act [CZM_cbra]
The Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) designates various undeveloped coastal barrier islands, depicted by specific maps, for inclusion in the Coastal Barrier Resources System (System). Areas so ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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) ...


43. National Estuarine Research Reserve System [CZM_nerrs]
Section 315 of CZMA establishes the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS). States may seek federal approval and designation of certain areas as NERRS sites if the areas qualify as biogeographic ...


44. 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 ...


45. 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 ...


46. 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 ...


47. NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FAPAR), Version 4 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00898]
This dataset contains gridded daily Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FAPAR) derived from the NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Advanced Very High ...


48. NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), Version 4 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00813]
This dataset contains gridded daily Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) derived from the NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) Surface Reflectance. ...


49. AirMOSS: L4 Daily Modeled Net Ecosystem Exchange (NEE), AirMOSS sites, 2012-2014 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1422_1]
This data set provides Level 4 daily estimates of Net Ecosystem Exchange (NEE) of CO2 at a spatial resolution of 30 arc-seconds (~1 km) for seven of the sites covered by the Airborne Microwave Observatory ...


50. AirMOSS: L4 Modeled Net Ecosystem Exchange (NEE), Continental USA, 2012-2014 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1423_1]
This data set provides Level 4 estimates of Net Ecosystem Exchange (NEE) of CO2 across the conterminous USA at a spatial resolution of 50 km. Modeled estimates are provided at hourly and monthly temporal ...


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