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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 metals to Antarctic marine microalgae [AAS_4100_Microalgae_Toxicity]
This metadata record contains the results from 11 bioassays conducted with 2 species of Antarctic marine microalgae. Seven tests were conducted with Phaeocystis antarctica (Prymnesiophyceae), assessing ...


3. 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 ...


4. Origin of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Antarctic Atmosphere, Snow and Marine Food Web [NSF-ANT13-32492]
Many persistent organic pollutants (POPs), though banned in the U.S. since the 1970s, remain in the environment and continue to reach hitherto pristine regions such as the Arctic and Antarctic. The ...


5. 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 ...


6. Soil Formation and Landscape Relations [USDA0400]
The "Soil Formation and Landscape Relations" dataset contains soil mapping information for the purpose of assessing the effects of global change on carbon sequestration and acidification processes. ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 1300 - Development and application of technologies for the removal of heavy-metal contaminants from run-off associated with abandoned waste disposal sites [ASAC_1300_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station between 1998 and 2003 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 1300 - Development and application of technologies for the ...


10. 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 ...


11. Development and application of technologies for the removal of heavy-metal contaminants from run-off associated with abandoned waste disposal sites - Permeable Reactive Barrier Data [ASAC_1300_PRB]
The contamination of soils by heavy metals is a problem that faces communities the world over. Contamination is of particular concern when it is mobilised into ground and surface waters, where it ...


12. Biodegradation of Petroleum in Soils and Beach Sands at Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_127]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 127 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The effect of nutrient and water enhancement on the ...


13. 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, ...


14. National Shellfish Register of Classified Estuarine Waters [NOS00039]
The National Shellfish Register of Classified Estuarine Waters (Register) provides a detailed analysis of the shellfish growing areas in coastal waters of the United States. A primary focus of the ...


15. Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high antarctic - Benthic Invertebrate Database [ASAC_1189_benthic_database]
This project aims to assess the vulnerability of and risks to habitats in Australian fisheries in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)/Australian Fishing Zone (AFZ) of the Southern Ocean to ...


16. Impacts of trawling on benthic habitats in the subantarctic and high antarctic - Final report and data [ASAC_1189_Report]
Objectives of the project: 1. To develop deep-sea camera technologies that can be easily deployed during fishing operations, to facilitate widespread observations of demersal fishing activities (trawl, ...


17. The potential and actual threats of introduced organisms to sub-Antarctic islands - do subantarctic expeditions pose a risk for the introduction of alien species? [ASAC_1187_Aliens]   PARENT DIF
The main objective for this study was to establish whether subantarctic expeditions pose a risk for the introduction of alien species. Our main focus was the examination of the logistic operations ...


18. AVHRR data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_AVHRR]
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been operating its Advanced Tiros-N (ATN) series of satellites since October 1978. Carrying the Tiros Operational Vertical Sounder ...


19. JERS-1 data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_JERS]
The Japanese Earth Resources Satellite was launched in February 1992. It carries a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instrument (L-band) and a 7 band optical sensor package covering the near ...


20. Landsat TM and MSS data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_LANDSAT]
Eurimage distributes, in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, Landsat data received at the following European Space Agency (ESA) ground receiving stations: Fucino ...


21. The Global FIRE Product, 1992-1993, from JRC [SAI_JRC-Global_FIRE]
Fire is a process, which given the right vegetation and meteorological conditions, can be found in almost any part of the globe. In order to understand and quantify the impact of fire ...


22. The Regional Burnt Area Product for Central Africa, 1993-1994, from JRC [SAI_JRC_Cent_Afr_Burnt_Product]
Justification, scientific objective and geographical domain: The mapping of burnt areas on a regional basis can form an important source of information for determining estimates ...


23. RESURS-O1 data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_RESURS]
Eurimage is bridging the gap between AVHRR's 1 km resolution and Landsat TM's 30 metres with data obtained from the RESURS-O1-3 satellite from Russia. Launched in November 1994, this third satellite ...


24. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPL]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations data set combines information from a global data set developed by Declan Butler of Nature News and the Power Reactor ...


25. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005]
The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national ...


26. Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic - pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil [ASAC_1163_pyrosequencing]
This dataset contains information obtained by pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil with PCR primers targeting the bacterial 16S gene (27F/519R) and fungal ITS region (ITS1/ITS4-B). The data ...


27. Tracer test results and particle size analysis of Lower Permeable Reactive Barrier (PRB), Main Powerhouse site, Casey Station. [AAS_4029_Tracer_Particle]
A permeable reactive barrier (PRB) was installed downgradient of the Main Powerhouse at Casey Station in 2005 in order to contain and treat fuel contaminated water arising from a fuel spill that occurred ...


28. GC-FID analysis of soil respirometery experiment. Soil from Macquarie Island, sampled in 2003. [MI03_resp_nutrients_GC1]
Field samples were collected from the Main Power House at Macquarie Island - coordinates.... The soil sample used for the respirometer trial was made up as a composite of 8 cores, namely: MPH1, MPH3, ...


29. Operational Taxonomic Unit (OTU) Microbial Ecotoxicology data from Macquarie Island and Casey Station: TPH, Chemistry and OTU Abundance data [ASAC_1163_Ecotox]
This dataset contains the following information with regards to the Ecotox Project: General location and sampling date metadata. Soil characteristic analysis such as grain size, etc. Full breakdown ...


30. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPCLA]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates data set consists of country-level estimates of total, urban, and rural populations and land area, ...


31. Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure data for metal contaminated soil treated with silica treatments or an orthophosphate-silica mix treatment. [AAS_4029_Toxicity_Leaching]
TCLP data was collected in 2013 as part of a pilot scale batch study which assessed the potential of silica treatments and an orthophosphate-silica mix treatment for the remediation of metal contaminated ...


32. Project 3054 Season 1 Hydrocarbon ecotoxicological experiments marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_09_10_ecotox]
This dataset contains the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in Antarctica. ...


33. Contaminant profiles of air and soil around Casey station, Antarctica; Discerning local and distant contaminant sources [ASAC_3115]
The primary input of Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP) contamination to the Antarctic is expected to be via Long Range Atmospheric Transport (LRAT) from emissions in neighbouring Southern hemisphere ...


34. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 1163 - Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic [ASAC_1163_field_lab_books]
These are the electronic scanned copies of the lab and field books used for ASAC (AAS) project 1163 (Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic) between 1999 and 2012. ...


35. Soil biogeochemical toxicity end points for sub-Antarctic islands contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons [ASAC_1163_Soil_Tox_Pet]
Taken from the abstract of the referenced paper: Sub-Antarctic islands have been subjected to petroleum hydrocarbon spills, yet no information is available regarding the toxicity of petroleum hydrocarbons ...


36. Soil invertebrate survey at Macquarie Island fuel spill sites 2007/8 [AAS_2933_Macca_Invertebrates]
The following methods text is primarily extracted from a manuscript submitted for publication, with only minor modifications, the related data set includes a subset of samples, collected from Green ...


37. USGS Land Cover Trends Project [USGS_LCTP]
Land Cover Trends was a research project focused on understanding the rates, trends, causes, and consequences of contemporary U.S. land use and land cover change. The project spanned from 1999 to ...


38. Effects of Elevated UV Irradiation and CO2 Levels on Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants, Including Implications for Ecosystem Management [ASAC_115]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 115 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Umbilicaria decussata, Usnea sphacelata, Ceratodon ...


39. Video and audio tapes showing raw data from approach and overflight experiments to birds as part of ASAC 1148. [ASAC_1148_video_audio]
This dataset comprises the actual video footage and audio recordings made during a number of experiments made as part of ASAC project 1148 (ASAC_1148). The primary objective was to measure the responses ...


40. eMODIS [eMODIS1]
eMODIS products respond to specific land remote sensing community need for the benefits of MODIS data without the standard NASA packaging. eMODIS offers regionally based NDVI products in near-real ...


41. Aliens in Antarctica - Clothing Item and Propagule data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_visitor_data]   PARENT DIF
In the 2007/2008 southern summer season a stratified random selection of travellers to the Antarctic were sampled for propagules on their way to Antarctica or sub-Antarctic islands. This dataset ...


42. Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource [DOE_CEDR]
The Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR) is the U.S. Department of Energy?s (DOE) electronic database comprised of health studies of DOE contract workers and environmental studies of areas ...


43. Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill [ASAC_1003]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1003 Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on intertidal benthic communities at Macquarie Island: continued recovery ...


44. An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill [ASAC_672]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 672 An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill on the Macroinvertebrate Fauna of 'Durvillea antarctica' Holdfasts from Macquarie ...


45. Assessment of the impact of human sewage effluent on benthic communities at Macquarie Island [ASAC_996]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 996 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the effects of the small sewage outfall on algal epifauna in ...


46. Evaluation of Possible Effects on Rocky Shore Biota from Oil Spillage from the 'Nella Dan' [ASAC_250]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 250 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the impacts of oiling on the biota of rocky shores. Five shore ...


47. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


48. Assessment of the potential for microbial contamination of antarctic terrestrial habitats resulting from human activities (previously ASAC 870) [ASAC_1093]
This project was a continuation of ASAC project 870 (ASAC_870). The aim of the project is to assess the possible routes for the carriage of microorganisms by humans to Antarctic soil habitats. Such ...


49. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 1100 - Contaminants in the Antarctic environment [ASAC_1100_field_lab_books]
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station between 1998 and 2003 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 1100 - Contaminants in the Antarctic environment.


50. Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica [ASAC_1005]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1005 Metal and organic contaminants in marine invertebrates from Antarctica, field study of their concentrations, laboratory study of their toxicities. See ...


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