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1. Stable isotope data from marine sediment and invertebrates from Davis Station 2009/10 [AAS_3217_Davis_STP_StableIsotopes]   PARENT DIF
This metadata record contains an Excel file containing stable isotope analysis data of marine sediments and invertebrates collected at Davis Station from December 2009 to March 2010. Refer to Gillies ...


2. Assessment of the importance of biological nitrogen fixation in the terrestrial ecosytem: Nitrogen fixation rates of Nostoc cyanobacterial mats in the Garwood Valley and at Cape Royds [K053_1986_1987_NZ_1]
Microbes with the nitrogenase enzyme on mosses and soils, particularly the cyanobacteria Nostoc, were examined to investigate the extent and magnitude of the nitrogen fixation process. Sample cores ...


3. Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Phytoplankton Data [AADC-00095]
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 6 1990-91 of the Aurora Australis. The observations were taken from the Prydz Bay area, Antarctica in January and February 1991. Taxonomic identity and abundance ...


4. Australia's Census of Antarctic Marine Life project [ASAC_2792]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2792 See the link below for public details on this project. Australia's Census of Antarctic Marine Life project. This project is a part of the international ...


5. BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY OF EPIPHYTIC ALGAE ON MOSSES FROM LAKES AT POTTER PENINSULA (SHETLAND DEL SUR, ANTARTIDA) [CDA_AR_PICTA-07-2004-BIODIVERSITY_AND_ECOLOGY_EPIPHYTIC_ALGAE_ON_MOSSES]   PARENT DIF
This Project is a part of the Framework Project: BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY ON ANTARCTIC CONTINENTAL ENVIRONMENTS' ALGAE This project continues the one initiated by our research group in 1989, on ...


6. Battye Glacier Formation Paleontology and Sedimentology, Beaver Lake Region, Antarctica [ANDRILL_Pagodroma_Group]
Glacimarine strata of the Battye Glacier Formation (c.130 m thick), Pagodroma Group, exposed in the Amery Oasis of East Antarctica, provide a record of late Miocene palaeoenvironmental ...


7. Biodiversity of Microbial mats in Antarctica [ASAC_1049_Micromat]
From the Micromat home page: Research on microbial biodiversity in Antarctica is still in a starting phase though it is a very promising area of research. Antarctica is characterised by its geographical ...


8. Biogenic sediment history from diatom remains in cores along Wilkes Land [ASAC_1216]
Preliminary data set contains details of cores processed (eg. sample name/interval, dry weights, reactions, notes) and the methodology used. The future data set will document diatoms observed and ...


9. Biogeography in saline lake dinoflagellates: evolutionary jumps between limnic and marine systems [ASAC_3022]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3022. Public The Vestfold Hills contains a suite of marine derived brackish to saline lakes that have simple food webs dominated by microorganisms, ...


10. Biological survey of the Balleny Islands [K407_2000_2001_NZ_1]
US coastguard helicopters were used to survey bird, seal and plant populations of the three main islands and islets of the Balleny Islands, located off the coast of Antarctica, for birds and seal ...


11. Biological, physical and chemical parameters in water and microbial mat samples from ponds in Victoria Valley [K081_2003_2005_NZ_2]
Water and microbial mat communities of the ponds in the Victoria Valley was investigated to test the hypothesis that the gradient in climatic severity associated with latitudinal and altitudinal gradients ...


12. Biological, physical and chemical parameters in water and microbial mat samples from ponds in the Labyrinth area of Wright Valley [K081_2003_2005_NZ_1]
Water and microbial mat communities of the ponds in the Labyrinth area of Wright Valley was investigated to test the hypothesis that the gradient in climatic severity associated with latitudinal and ...


13. Biology of Antarctic Algae [ASAC_102]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 102 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Six species of marine microalgae, namely ...


14. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD DIFs
In English: This dataset contains information on the registered data on studies of the biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. This dataset is also the parent record ...


15. Molecular genetics (DNA comparisons) of Prasiola crispa and Prasiola calophylla, two species of widspread Antarctic algae [K053_1993_1994_NZ_3]
Two species of widespread Antarctic algae were investigated with molecular genetics approaches to determine if they are two separate species. Prasiola crispa usually forms a sheet like growth on moist ...


16. Moon Lake Diatom Salinity-Drought Data, 350 BC - 1980 AD [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_1998-015]
Drought intensity and frequency on the Great Plains of North America inferred from Diatom derived salinity reconstructions in Moon Lake, North Dakota, USA (46 51' 27" N, 98 09' 30" W. ~35 ha, max. ...


17. Morphology and phylogenetic relationships of some psychrophilic polar diatoms [KOPRI_DOPPD_2008_01]
Nine psychrophilic polar diatom species within six genera (Chaetoceros, Fragilaria, Navicula, Nitzschia, Porosira, and Stellarima) were found near King Sejong Station, Maxwell Bay, King George Island, ...


18. Photokinetic adaptation of sea-ice algae [ASAC_2702]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2702 See the link below for public details on this project. Sea-ice algae are the basis of the Antarctic food web and are essential for healthy functioning ...


19. Photosynthetic rates of Antarctic sea-ice algae [ASAC_854]
From the abstract of one of the papers: Oxygen microelectrodes were used to measure the photosynthetic rates of Antarctic fast ice algal mats. Using the oxygen flux across the diffusive boundary ...


20. Phytoplankton Abundance and Biomass Measured during the JGOFS Equatorial Pacific Process Study [JGOFS_EQPAC_PHYTOPL_ABUN]
The Equatorial Pacific Process Study (EQPAC) was conducted along 140 deg W longitude during 1992. Four cruises took place: February 3 - March 9, March 19 - April ...


21. Phytoplankton Distribution in Surface Samples and Cores from Prydz Bay and Long Fjord and its Relationship to Sea Level and Climatic Change [ASAC_492]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 492 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Diatom assemblages in two Holocene sediment cores ...


22. 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. ...


23. Pliocene-Pleistocene Composite Reference Section for Southern Ocean Diatom Biostratigraphy [Neogene_chronostratigraphy_Southern_Ocean_diatoms]
Biostratigraphic Composite Reference Section for Pliocene and Pleistocene diatoms in Southern Ocean sediments. The new quantitative biostratigraphic model incorporates records of 78 diatom ...


24. Preliminary investigation of growth and photosynthesis of sea ice algae during winter [ASAC_832]
Microalgal assemblages associated with the winter Antarctic pack ice sheet were examined for photosynthesis-irradiance characteristics in relation to light availability. Pack ice, the dominant form ...


25. Protoctist Glossary - World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series [WBD_Protoctist_Glossary]
This metadata record has been created to describe a commercial CD product of the Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification. This CD has in no way been produced by the Australian Antarctic Division ...


26. The bacterial biomass of sea ice from Seabees Hook, Cape Hallett region [K043_2003_2005_NZ_2]
A taxonomic assessment of sea ice bacteria abundance and their response to climate induced stress was investigated from the sea ice around Seabee Hook, Cape Hallett. Four sites at different points ...


27. The biomass, productivity and biodiversity of algae and bacteria in Terra Nova Bay and the physical parameters of their environment [K043_2006_2008_NZ_1]
The total biomass, productivity and biodiversity of algae and bacteria from the sea ice and the water column was investigated in Terra Nova Bay. Sampling sites in the Terra Nova Bay area were used ...


28. The response of sea ice and brine water algae and bacteria to changes in salinity, temperature, light and UVB in Terra Nova Bay [K043_2006_2008_NZ_4]
Samples of the bottom ice algae and brine algae (within 30cm of the top of the ice) were subjected to temperature, salinity, light and UVB experiments and analysed with PAM rapid light curves to determine ...


29. Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP]   CHILD DIFs
Untreated, macerated wastewater effluent has been discharged to the sea at Davis Station since 2005, when the old wastewater treatment infrastructure was removed. This environmental assessment was ...


30. Sea ice data - Bio-optics and physics measurements from Scott Base and McMurdo Sound 2014 [AAS_4298_Scott_Base_McMurdoSound_2014]
As part of Australian Antarctic Science project # 4298 and Antarctica New Zealand project K131A, a total number of 24 sea ice sites were sampled for bio-optical measurements along 2 transects on land-fast ...


31. Sediment Fauna data from the antFOCE (Antarctic Free Ocean Carbon Enrichment) experiment at Casey Station [AAS_4127_antFOCE_SedimentFauna]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Metadata record AAS_4127_antFOCE_SedimentFauna contains all data sets relating to the fauna sampled from marine sediments during the antFOCE experiment, including macrofauna, meiofauna, diatoms, microbes, ...


32. Absolute abundance of diatoms from CEAMARC cores [CEAMARC_Diatom_Absolute_Abundance]
This data provides the absolute abundance of diatom valves from cores recovered from the George V coast as part of the CEAMARC (Collaborative East Antarctic Marine Census) mission of 2007-2008. Data ...


33. Instrumented Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) under-ice observations [AAS_4298_Under_Ice_ROV_Observations]
Data were collected during deployments of an instrumented Remotely Operated Vehicle on 5 sampling days to determine sea ice physical properties and measure transmitted under-ice radiance spectra (combined ...


34. Sea ice bio-optical measurements [AAS_4298_Davis2015_Sea_Ice_Bio_Optics]
Field-based sampling: As part of Australian Antarctic Science project # 4298, a total number of 44 sea ice sites were sampled for bio-optical measurements along 4 transects on land-fast sea ice off ...


35. The Environment of the Bunger Hills - 1999-2000 [bunger_hills_gibson]
During the 1999/2000 summer a group of four people visited the Bunger Hills (66 degrees 20 minutes S, 100 degrees 50 minutes E), an area of ice-free rock situated in Wilkes Land, eastern Antarctica, ...


36. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Brown Bay Grid - samples taken along a pollution gradient. [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_BBG]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken along four transects in Brown Bay, along a pollution gradient that has its source ...


37. CO2 incubation data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_CO2_Incubations]   PARENT DIF
Pulse Amplitude Modulation (WaterPAM, Walz) was used to measure the response of the sea ice brine microalgae to CO2 stress. All data was reported in WinControl software and follows standard formats. ...


38. Chlorophyll a data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_Chlorophyll_a]   PARENT DIF
Chlorophyll data was used to measure growth rates of sea ice algae in CO2 incubations. Sea ice brine microalgae was collected from sackholes. Replicate samples were incubated in ambient air (~0.04% ...


39. Diatom identification and counts from 7 multicore locations on Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Ocean [AAS_3214]   CHILD DIFs
This dataset was collected as part of an honours project by Jessica Wilks at Macquarie University (submitted May 2012). The samples analysed were taken from an expedition conducted by Dr Leanne Armand ...


40. Diatom species and biogenic particle fluxes in the Australian sector of the Subantarctic and Polar Frontal Zones at ~ 1 km depth [AAS_4078_diatoms_biogenic_flux_subantarctic]
Diatom and biogenic particle fluxes were investigated over a two-year and six-year periods at the Subantarctic and Polar Frontal Zones, respectively, in the Australian Sector of the Southern Ocean. ...


41. Kerguelen Plateau (Southern Ocean) diatom photographs taken using light microscopy [AAS_3214_Photos]   PARENT DIF
This dataset was collected as part of an honours project by Jessica Wilks at Macquarie University (submitted May 2012). The samples analysed were taken from an expedition conducted by Dr Leanne Armand ...


42. Sea ice algae growth rate data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_Algae_Growth_Rates]   PARENT DIF
Chlorophyll data was used to measure growth rates of sea ice algae in CO2 incubations. Sea ice brine microalgae was collected from sackholes. Replicate samples were incubated in ambient air (~0.04% ...


43. Sea ice algal composition, bloom potential and response to increased CO2 observed during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012 [SIPEX_II_Bloom_CO2]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains pulse amplitude modulated (PAM) fluorometry measurements and chlorophyll concentrations for a series of incubation experiments performed during the 2012 SIPEX marine science ...


44. Nella Dan: SIBEX II Cruise Phytoplankton Data [SIBEX_II_phyto]
This dataset contains results from the Second International BIOMASS Experiment II (SIBEX II) cruise of the Nella Dan, taken in January 1985. This cruise was the fourth cruise in a series of six. Phytoplankton ...


45. Neogene Biostratigraphy of the Pagadroma Group [ASAC_1065]
From the abstract of the referenced papers: The northern Prince Charles Mountains overlook the western side of the 700km long Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf drainage system. Within these mountains, ...


46. Northern Coastal California High Resolution Holocene/Late Pleistocene Oceanographic Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2003-014]
Holocene and latest Pleistocene oceanographic conditions and the coastal climate of northern California have varied greatly, based upon high-resolution studies (ca. every 100 years) of diatoms, ...


47. Oceanographic campaign RV Polarstern ANT/XVIII/5. Bellinghausen Sea [CNDA-ESP_REN2000-1992-E]
In English: The data and sample collection in this campaign were: -Recovering of 30 piston cores to different latitudes. The length of these cores, depending on the lithological characteristics, ...


48. Palaeoclimate Analysis of Sediment Cores from the Fjords and Lakes of the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_784]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: The relationship between surface sediment diatom assemblages and measured limnological variables in 33 coastal Antarctic lakes was examined by ...


49. Palaeolimnological investigations of coastal continental lakes in the Larsemann Hills [ASAC_2112]
1.The lakes and ponds in the Larsemann Hills and Bolingen Islands (East-Antarctica) are characterised by cyanobacteria-dominated, benthic microbial mat communities. A 56-lake dataset representing ...


50. Parent metadata record for all metadata created from the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012-2013 season - Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystem eXperiment [SIPEX_II]   CHILD DIFs
More than 50 scientists from eight countries conducted the Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystem eXperiment 2012 (SIPEX-2). The 2012 voyage built on information and observations collected in 2007, by re-visiting ...


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