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1. International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature, Version 1 [G02201_1]
The International Polar Year Historical Data and Literature collection (formerly known as the Discovery and Access of Historic Literature from the IPYs (DAHLI) project) is an online data collection ...


2. Sea Ice Trends and Climatologies from SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS, Version 2 [NSIDC-0192_2]
NSIDC provides this data set to aid in the investigations of the variability and trends of sea ice cover. Ice cover in these data are indicated by sea ice concentration: the percentage of the ocean ...


3. Sea Ice Trends and Climatologies from SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS, Version 3 [NSIDC-0192_3]
NSIDC provides this data set to aid investigations of variability and trends in sea ice cover. Ice cover in these data are indicated by sea ice concentration: the percentage of the ocean surface covered ...


4. Bootstrap Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS V003 [NSIDC-0079_3]
This sea ice concentration data set was derived using measurements from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on the Nimbus-7 satellite and from the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager ...


5. All identification photos taken of whales during the NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea 2015 [AAS_4102_all_photo_ID_images_2015]   PARENT METADATA
All photos taken during the NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea 2015 in an attempt to get a best photo identification image of blue whales, killer whales, humpback whales and ...


6. Electron Microscope Database [em_database]
This database contains information pertaining to the negatives taken by the laboratory since its inception. Both scanning and transmission electron micrographs are catalogued within this database. ...


7. Collaborative Research: Deglaciation of the Ross Sea Embayment - Constraints from Roosevelt Island - award #0943466 [USAP-0943466_1]
This award supports a project to use the Roosevelt Island ice core as a glaciological dipstick for the eastern Ross Sea. Recent attention has focused on the eastern Ross Embayment, where there are ...


8. Collaborative Research: Exploring the Vulnerability of Southern Ocean Pinnipeds to Climate Change - An Integrated Approach [USAP-1142108_1]
Building on previously funded NSF research, the use of paleobiological and paleogenetic data from mummified elephant seal carcasses found along the Dry Valleys and Victoria Land Coast in areas that ...


9. You are what you eat: The Role of Kleptoplasty in an Antarctic Dinoflagellate [USAP-1341362_1]
Kleptoplasty, the temporary acquisition and use of functional chloroplasts derived from algal prey, is viewed as an important model for the early evolution of the permanent, endosymbiotically-derived ...


10. Museum Victoria Ornithology data via OZCAM [OBIS_OZCAM_MV_Ornithology_1.0]   PARENT METADATA
This data source pertains to Museum Victoria's Ornithology Collection. Museum Victoria, Australia's largest public museums organisation, is the State Museum for Victoria (Australia), responsible ...


11. Effect of Ocean Acidification on Early Life History Stages of the Antarctic Sea Urchins Sterechinus Neumayeri [NSF-ANT09-44201_1]
This research examines the effects of ocean acidification on embryos and larvae of a contemporary calcifier in the coastal waters of Antarctica, the sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri. The effect of ...


12. Ocean Acidification Seascape: Linking Natural Variability and Anthropogenic changes in pH and Temperature to Performance in Calcifying Antarctic Marine Invertebrates [NSF-ANT12-46202_1]
The research supported in this project will examine the effects of environmental change on a key Antarctic marine invertebrate, a pelagic mollusk, the pteropod, Limacina helicina antarctica. There ...


13. Assembling and Mining the Genomes of Giant Antarctic Foraminifera [USAP-1341612_1]
Agglutinated foraminifera (forams for short) are early-evolving, single-celled organisms. These "living fossils" construct protective shells using sediment grains held together by adhesive substances ...


14. The Cost of A New Fur Coat: Interactions between Molt and Reproduction in Weddell Seals (USAP/DC) [USAP-1246463_1]
Marine mammals that inhabit high latitude environments have evolved unique mechanisms to execute a suite of energetically-costly life history events (CLHEs) within a relatively short timeframe when ...


15. Penguin Foraging Reveals Phytoplankton Spatial Structure in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT11-42174_1]
The Ross Sea is believed to contributes a huge portion (~1/3) of the primary productivity of the Southern Ocean and is home to a similar large portion of the top predators (e.g. 38% of Adelie, 28% ...


16. A New Reconstruction of the Last West Antarctic Ice Sheet Deglaciation in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT10-43485]
This award supports a project to develop a better understanding of the response of the WAIS to climate change. The timing of the last deglaciation of the western Ross Sea will be improved using in ...


17. Abandoned Elephant Seal Colonies in Antarctica: Integration of Genetic, Isotopic, and Geologic Approaches toward Understanding Holocene Environmental Change [NSF-ANT04-39906]
During previous NSF-sponsored research, the PI's discovered that southern elephant seal colonies once existed along the Victoria Land coast (VLC) of Antarctica, a region where they are no longer observed. ...


18. Aging in Weddell Seals: Proximate Mechanisms of Age-Related Changes in Adaptations to Breath-Hold Hunting in an Extreme Environment [NSF-ANT06-49609]
The primary objectives of this research are to investigate the proximate effects of aging on diving capability in the Weddell Seal and to describe mechanisms by which aging may influence foraging ...


19. Alternative Nutritional Strategies in Antarctic Protists [NSF-ANT08-38955]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). Most organisms meet their carbon and energy needs using photosynthesis (phototrophy) or ingestion/assimilation ...


20. Antarctic Pack Ice Seals Project (APIS) Acoustic Data for the Eastern Ross Sea 2000 [APIS_Acoustic_data]
APIS (Antarctic Pack Ice Seals) was an international program formulated by the SCAR Group on Specialists on Seals to consider the functional significance of upper trophic level predators ...


21. Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice Interaction in a Coastal Polynya [NSF-ANT07-39464]
Antarctic polynyas are the ice free zones often persisting in continental sea ice. Characterization of the lower atmosphere properties, air-sea surface heat fluxes and corresponding ocean depth profiles ...


22. BIoGeochemical cycles in the SOUTHern Ocean: Role within the Earth System [BIGSOUTH]
The BIGSOUTH project (Biogeochemical cycles in the Southern Ocean: role within the Earth system) aims at achieving a detailed understanding of the processes controlling functioning and strength of ...


23. Bromide in Snow in the Sea Ice Zone [NSF-ANT10-43145]
A range of chemical and microphysical pathways in polar latitudes, including spring time (tropospheric) ozone depletion, oxidative pathways for mercury, and cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) production ...


24. Collaborative Research: Constraining the Petrogenesis and Mantle Source of Adare Basin Seamount Lavas [NSF-ANT05-38266]
This award supports the study of lava samples from seamounts in the Cape Adare region of the western Ross Sea. Volcanism in this area is poorly understood, and the geochemistry of these lavas may ...


25. Collaborative Research: East Antarctic outlet glacier contributions to the Ross Sea from chronology of detrital grains [NSF-ANT10-43619]
Intellectual Merit: The PIs proposed a provenance study of glacial deposits in the Ross Embayment that will provide a broad scale geochronologic survey of detrital minerals in till to help characterize ...


26. Collaborative Research: Hunting in Darkness: Behavioral and Energetic Strategies of Weddell Seals in Winter [NSF-ANT07-39390]
Intellectual merit: Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) locate and capture sparsely distributed and mobile prey under shore-fast ice throughout the year, including the austral winter when ambient ...


27. Collaborative Research: Impact of Mesoscale Processes on Iron Supply and Phytoplankton Dynamics in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT09-44254]
The Ross Sea continental shelf is one of the most productive areas in the Southern Ocean, and may comprise a significant, but unaccounted for, oceanic CO2 sink, largely driven by phytoplankton production. ...


28. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats - Robotic Access to Grounding-zones for Exploration and Science (RAGES) (Powell) [NSF-ANT08-39107]
The RAGES project (Robotic Access to Grounding zones for Exploration and Science) is one of three research components of the WISSARD (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) integrative ...


29. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability and Subglacial Life Habitats in W Antarctica - Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [NSF-ANT08-39059]
The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research components of the WISSARD integrative initiative (Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research ...


30. Collaborative Research: TRacing the fate of Algal Carbon Export in the Ross Sea (TRACERS) [NSF-ANT11-42117]
Sinking particles are a major element of the biological pump and they are commonly assigned to two fates: mineralization in the water column and accumulation at the seafloor. However, there is another ...


31. Collaborative Research: TRacing the fate of Algal Carbon Export in the Ross Sea (TRACERS) - NSF-ANT11-42065 [NSF-ANT11-42065]
Sinking particles are a major element of the biological pump and they are commonly assigned to two fates: mineralization in the water column and accumulation at the seafloor. However, there is another ...


32. Collaborative Research: Weddell seals as autonomous sensors of the winter oceanography of the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT08-38892]
Marine mammals of the Southern Ocean have evolved diverse life history patterns and foraging strategies to accommodate extreme fluctuations in the physical and biological environment. In light of ...


33. Collaborative Research; IPY: Ocean-Ice Interaction in the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica [NSF-ANT07-32804]
The Office of Polar Programs, Antarctic Integrated and System Science Program has made this award to support an interdisciplinary study of the effects of the ocean on the stability of glacial ice ...


34. Do Crustacean Zooplankton Play a Pivotal Role in Structuring Heterotrophic Plankton Communities in the Ross Sea? [NSF-ANT05-42111]
Recent studies of marine ecosystems show conflicting evidence for trophic cascades, and in particular the relative strength of the crustacean zooplankton-phytoplankton link. The Ross Sea is a natural ...


35. Effect of Ocean Acidification on Early Life History Stages of the Antarctic Sea Urchins Sterechinus Neumayeri [NSF-ANT09-44201]
This research examines the effects of ocean acidification on embryos and larvae of a contemporary calcifier in the coastal waters of Antarctica, the sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri. The effect of ...


36. Environmental Genomics in an Antarctic polychaete [NSF-ANT09-44557]
Genome-enabled biology provides a foundation for understanding the genetic basis of organism-environment interactions. . The research project links gene expression, genome methylation, and metabolic ...


37. Environmental and Ecological Regulation of Differences and Interactions between Solitary and Colonial Forms of Phaeocystis Antarctica [NSF-ANT04-40478]
Phaeocystis Antarctica is a widely distributed phytoplankton that forms dense blooms and aggregates in the Southern Ocean. This phytoplankton and plays important roles in polar ecology and biogeochemistry, ...


38. Evolution and Diversity of Antarctic Rhizarian Protists [NSF-ANT09-44646]
This research project will continue studies of a taxonomically definitive group of early evolving (single-chambered) Foraminifera at both multi-gene molecular and ultrastructural levels of analysis, ...


39. Geodynamic Models of Subsidence and Lithospheric Flexure at the ANDRILL Drill Sites: Implications for Cenozoic Tectonics and Ice Sheet History [NSF-ANT10-43700]
Intellectual Merit: This research will place the subsidence history of the southern Victoria Land Basin into a quantitative geodynamic context and will assess the influence of flexure associated with ...


40. High Resolution Genomic and Proteomic Analyses of a Microbial Transport Mechanism from Antarctic Marine Waters to Permanent Snowpack [NSF-ANT10-43265]
The relatively pristine Antarctic continent with its extensive maritime zone represents a unique location on the planet to investigate the long distance aerial transport and deposition of marine microorganisms. ...


41. Identifying Adaptive Responses of Polar Fishes in a Vulnerable Ecosystem [NSF-ANT10-40945]
The proposed research will investigate the interacting and potentially synergistic influence of two oceanographic features - ocean acidification and the projected rise in mean sea surface temperature ...


42. Identifying Adaptive Responses of Polar Fishes in a Vulnerable Ecosystem [NSF-ANT14-47291]
The proposed research will investigate the interacting and potentially synergistic influence of two oceanographic features - ocean acidification and the projected rise in mean sea surface temperature ...


43. Impact of Mesoscale Processes on Iron Supply and Phytoplankton Dynamics in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT09-44165]
The Ross Sea continental shelf is one of the most productive areas in the Southern Ocean, and may comprise a significant, but unaccounted for, oceanic CO2 sink, largely driven by phytoplankton production. ...


44. Impacts of Elevated pCO2 on a Dominant Aragonitic Pteropod (Thecosomata) and its Specialist Predator (Gymnosomata) in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT05-38479]
Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations have resulted in greater oceanic uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide. Elevated partial pressure of carbon dioxide can impact marine organisms both ...


45. Interactive Effects of Iron, Light and Carbon Dioxide on Phytoplankton Community Dynamics in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT03-38097]
The objectives of this proposal are to investigate the controls on the large-scale distribution and production of the two major bloom-forming phytoplankton taxa in the Southern Ocean, diatoms and ...


46. Linking Modern Benthic Communities and Taphonomic Processes to the Stratigraphic Record of Antarctic Cores [NSF-ANT07-39496]
This project answers a simple question: why are there so few fossils in sediment cores from Antarctica's continental shelf? Antarctica's benthos are as biologically rich as those of the tropics. Shell-secreting ...


47. Microbially Mediated Alteration of Volcanic Glass using McMurdo Extreme Environments as Natural Laboratories [NSF-ANT07-39712]
This project studies the microbial processes that alter volcanic glass, which is critical to understanding the earliest life on earth. To understand the environmental controls on these processes, ...


48. Neotectonic Structure of Terror Rift, Western Ross Sea [NSF-ANT01-25624]
This award, provided by the Antarctic Geology and Geophysics Program of the Office of Polar Programs, provides funds for a study to investigate the tectonic development of the southwestern Ross Sea ...


49. Occupation History and Diet of Adelie Penguins in the Ross Sea Region [NSF-ANT01-25098]
This project will build on previous studies to investigate the occupation history and diet of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) in the Ross Sea region, Antarctica, with excavations of abandoned ...


50. Ocean Acidification Seascape: Linking Natural Variability and Anthropogenic changes in pH and Temperature to Performance in Calcifying Antarctic Marine Invertebrates [NSF-ANT12-46202]
The research supported in this project will examine the effects of environmental change on a key Antarctic marine invertebrate, a pelagic mollusk, the pteropod, Limacina helicina antarctica. There ...


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