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1. Sediment metal data (1M HCl extraction) from the Davis STP (Sewage Treatment Plant upgrade) project [DAVIS_STP_Metals]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


2. Total organic material and grain size data in marine sediment samples taken as part of the Davis Sewage Treatment Project, summer 2009/10 [DAVIS_STP_TotalOrganicMaterial_GrainSize]   PARENT METADATA
Total Organic Carbon A 2 g homogenised wet sediment sub-sample from each core was weighed into a pre-combusted crucible and dried at 105 degrees C. The dried sample was reweighed before being analysed ...


3. US ITASE Stable Isotope Data, Antarctica [NSIDC-0425]
This data set includes stable isotope measurements from snow pits, firn, and ice cores collected by the the US component of the International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition ( ITASE). The ITASE ...


4. AQUARIUM PROJECT [CDA_AR_BIO_INST-03-2004-AQUARIUM_PROJECT]
ENGLISH This Project aims to upgrade the maintenance of living specimens from small scale systems allow the ability to guarantee a supply in acceptable quantities and time of experimental material ...


5. Antifreeze molecules in Nototheniid fish around Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_2050]
A report completed as part of this project is available for download from the URL given below. Extracts of the report are presented in the metadata record. See the report for full details. Several ...


6. Aqua regia digestible and labile metal concentrations of PRB media [AAS_4029_Lab_ICP]
The data set consists of two types of assessments of permeable reactive barrier (PRB) media: aqua regia digestions and 1 M HCl acid extractions. All analytical analysis was completed using inductively ...


7. Assessment of the impact of human activities on Trematomus bernacchii (a representative of the Antarctic fauna) by analysis of pollutants in bile and the amount of induction of a gene that produces a detoxifying enzyme [K014_1996_1997_NZ_1]
The impact of human activities in Antarctica on the local fauna was investigated by developing and applying biochemical and molecular genetic techniques to the assessment of the impact of by-products ...


8. Atmospheric CO2 and Climate: Byrd Ice Core, Antarctica [NSIDC-0314]
Reconstructions of ancient atmospheric CO2 variations help us better understand how the global carbon cycle and climate are linked. This data set compares CO2 variations on millennial time scales ...


9. Atmospheric CO2 over the last 1000 years: A record from the WAIS Divide ice core [brook_0739766]
These data are a decadally resolved record of atmospheric CO2 concentration for the last 1000 years, obtained from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide shallow ice core.


10. Atmospheric Mixing Ratios of Hydroperoxides above the West Antarctic Ice Sheet [NSIDC-0394]
This data set contains atmospheric mixing ratios of hydrogen peroxide and methylhydroperoxide at 21 sites on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) were obtained from 2000 to 2003 during the US International ...


11. Atmospheric, Snow and Firn Chemistry Studies for Interpretation of WAIS-Divide Cores, Antarctica [bales_0636929]
This award supports a project to understand how recent changes in atmospheric chemistry, and historical changes as recorded in snow, firn and ice, have affected atmospheric photochemistry over Antarctica. ...


12. Aurora Basin North, glacial isotopic composition data from the 2013-2014 season [AAS_4075_ABN1314_Glacial_isotopic_composition]
The ABN1314_Glacial_isotopic_composition is the measured oxygen and deuterium isotopic data for the 'ABN' (Aurora Basin North) ice core (ABN1314) collected during the Antarctic 13/14 season. The glacial ...


13. BASIN TCP Stable Isotope Composition of CO2 in Terrestrial Ecosystems [BASIN_TCP_963_1]
This data set reports stable isotope ratio data of CO2 (13C/12C and 18O/16O) associated with photosynthetic and respiratory exchanges across the biosphere-atmosphere boundary. Measurements were made ...


14. BOREAS Calibration Gas Standards [calibgas_500_1]
In order to improve the comparability of trace gas measurements made by various science teams, the BOReal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS) obtained several cylinders of carbon dioxide (CO2) and ...


15. Bacteria culturing from geothermal soil samples collected from the summits of Mt Erebus and Mt Melbourne [K023_1994_1995_NZ_1]
Soil samples were collected from the summit of Mt Erebus and Mt Melbourne geothermal areas. Previous sampling of this area (1980) indicated the absence of bacteria which are common in other hot springs ...


16. Band pattern data from Desulfobacula-group specific DGGE for the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_desulfobaculaDGGE]   PARENT METADATA
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


17. Benthic invertebrate community composition, sediment characteristics, and seafloor habitat structure of New Harbour [K082_2009_2010_NZ_1]
SCUBA-based sampling was conducted to determine benthic invertebrate community composition, sediment characteristics, and seafloor habitat structure of New Harbour, via core sampling and video. Specimens ...


18. Biochemical and biological activity of soils from a penguin colony at Cape Bird and soil description, classification and measurements of water content, soil temperature and depth to frozen ground [K024_1981_1984_NZ_1]
The biochemical and biological activity of the soils of the Adelie penguin colonies at Cape Bird was studied over two seasons. Biochemical markers of decomposition of penguin guano were studied by ...


19. 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 ...


20. Biodiversity survey at Mt Kyffin near the Beardmore Glacier [K024_2002_2003_NZ_4]
A four person party visited an area close to Mt Kyffin on the south side of the Beardmore Glacier and at nearly 84° South latitude. In the 59-60 season the presence of many plants (lichens) and insects ...


21. Biodiversity, biogeography, reproduction and conservation of the Macquarie Island orchid Nematocerus (Corybas) dienema [ASAC_2545]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2545 See the link below for public details on this project. The orchid Nematoceras (Corybas) dienema has been found in several distinct locations ...


22. Biogenic Sulfur in the Siple Dome Ice Core [NSIDC-0201]
This data set is a continuous, high-resolution record of biogenic sulfur (methanesulfonate, known as MSA and CH3SO3-) in the 1000 m deep Siple Dome A (SDMA) core, covering 100,000 to 20 years BP. ...


23. Biogenic Sulfur in the Siple Dome Ice Core, Version 1 [NSIDC-0201_1]
This data set is a continuous, high-resolution record of biogenic sulfur (methanesulfonate, known as MSA and CH3SO3-) in the 1000 m deep Siple Dome A (SDMA) core, covering 100,000 to 20 years BP. ...


24. Biogenic gas emissions from glacial melt water ponds on the McMurdo Ice Shelf : A collaboration with the RISE (Ross Ice Shelf Ecosystem) programme [K013_1993_1994_NZ_1]
Aspects of the biogeochemical cycling of sulphur and iodine was examined on the McMurdo Ice Shelf at Bratina Island to investigate the role of glacial melt water ponds as a biogenic source of sulphur ...


25. Biogeographic relationships between northern Antarctic Peninsula and southernmost South America during the Late Cretaceous-Paleogene. Project No. 12 2002 - 2004 [CDA_AR_LATE_CRET-PALEO]   PARENT METADATA
Project: LATE CRETACEOUS PALEOGENE > Biogeographic relationships between northern Antarctic Peninsula and southernmost South America during the Late Cretaceous-Paleogene. Project No.12 2002 -2004 ...


26. Biomass, productivity and diurnal migration of marine plankton in shallow waters at Cape Bird [K014_1973_1974_NZ_1]
The phytoplankton and zooplankton in shallow water at Cape Bird was investigated. Samples were taken at intervals of 4 days from early December to late January in plastic buckets from the fast ice ...


27. Bird Island female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data - Isotope Data [ASAC_2940_Bird_Island_Isotopes]   PARENT METADATA
To quantify the dietary preferences and trophic level consumption of post-breeding adult female Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella), we analysed the carbon:nitrogen composition of whiskers ...


28. 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 ...


29. Blood buffering capacity of muscles of the Antarctic fish Dissostichus mawsoni, Pagothenia borchgrevinki, Trematomus centronotus, P. macropterus and Rhigophila dearborni [K012_1986_1987_NZ_2]
Temperature is an environmental factor which has profound effects on both aerobic and anaerobic activities. During aerobic activity, hydrogen ions from acidic metabolites are consumed by oxidative ...


30. Molecular Characterisation of Cold-Adapted Metallo-Oxotransferases from the Dimethylsulfoxide Reductase Family Expressed by Antarctic Bacteria [ASAC_2547]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2547 See the link below for public details on this project. Pue (greater than 90% as determined by SDS-PAGE) samples of nitrate reductase have been isolated ...


31. Molecular Level Characterization of Dissolved Organic Carbon and Microbial Diversity in the WAIS Divide Replicate Core - foreman_1141936 [foreman_1141936]
This award supports a detailed, molecular level characterization of dissolved organic carbon and microbes in Antarctic ice cores. NSF PLR Award Abstract #1141936


32. Molecular ecology of key Southern Ocean predators [AAS_2926]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2926. Public Summary DNA based approaches will be used to study key features of the ecology of whales, penguins and krill. Standard methods cannot ...


33. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


34. Morphological Responses of Abatus heart urchins to Sewage Contamination at Davis Station [AAS_4177_Abatus_Morphology_Davis_2012_13]
Data on the morphological and reproductive responses of 4 species of wild caught Abatus heart urchins (A. nimrodi, A. shackletoni, A. ingens, and A. philippii) to sewage effluent from the Davis station ...


35. Morphological examination of x-cell affected gills from Pagothenia borchgrevinki [K057_1987_1988_NZ_2]
During the 83-84 season, several Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish were collected which had damaged gills. The gill filaments were white, instead of the usual red colour due to blood perfusion and also ...


36. Moss carbon isotope measurements across different subantarctic water environments [AAS_3129_JBA_PPP]
The success of mosses in East Antarctica to accurately record long-term variations in water availability through d13C encourages the use of this technique as a promising proxy solution for subantarctic ...


37. Mount Moulton Isotopes and Other Ice Core Data [NSIDC-0640]
This data set consists of water isotope ratios from the Mt. Moulton ice-trench record, as well as data from the Taylor Dome, EPICA Dome C, Talos Dome, Vostok, and EPICA Dronning Maud Land ice cores.


38. Mount Moulton Isotopes and Other Ice Core Data, Version 1 [NSIDC-0640_1]
This data set consists of water isotope ratios from the Mt. Moulton ice-trench record, as well as data from the Taylor Dome, EPICA Dome C, Talos Dome, Vostok, and EPICA Dronning Maud Land ice cores.


39. 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 ...


40. Photoreception in Antarctic isopods, crustaceans and fishes [K022_1984_1985_NZ_1]
Fish specimens of Pagothenia borchgrevinki, Dissostichus mawsoni and 4 eel-pouts, along with specimens of invertebrates including Antarctic scallops, the amphipod Orchomene plebs and the Antarctic ...


41. Photosynthetic Attributes of Antarctic Plants [ASAC_244]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 244 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Photoinhibition of Grimmia antarctici (Grimmia ...


42. Photosynthetic Response of Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants to Light and UV Stress in Undisturbed/Disturbed Habitats [ASAC_227]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 227 Photosynthetic Response of Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants to Light and UV Stress in Undisturbed/Disturbed Habitats including Recommendation ...


43. Photosynthetic physiology (CO2/O2 exchange, optimum temperature and light levels) of common bryophytes species that grow in the melt streams from glaciers in the Dry Valleys [K024_1979_1980_NZ_3]
Previous work (by Rostofer, 1970) covered the photosynthetic physiology of two common bryophyte species (Bryum antarcticum and B. Argenteum) found in the melt-streams from glaciers in the Dry Valleys ...


44. Physical Properties of the US ITASE Firn and Ice Cores from South Pole to Taylor Dome [meese_0538494]
This award supports a project for physical properties research on snow pits and firn/ice cores with specific objectives that include stratigraphic analysis including determination of accumulation ...


45. Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Core [alley_0539578]
This award supports a five-year collaborative project to study the physical-properties of the planned deep ice core and the temperature of the ice in the divide region of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. ...


46. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils from the upper Garwood Valley, Ross Sea Region, 2002-2006. [K052_2004_2005_NZ]   PARENT METADATA
These data consist of a number of subsets of soil samples gathered from the upper Garwood Valley in January 2002, January 2003, January 2005 and January 2006. Replicate randomly-located samples of ...


47. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils from the western Wright Vanda (Lake Vanda district), Ross Sea Region, 2006 [K052_2005_2006_NZ]   PARENT METADATA
These data consist of a number of subsets of soil samples gathered from the Wright Valley in January 2006. Replicate randomly-located samples of surface soils to 10 cm depth have been gathered from ...


48. Physiological control of the heart and pH balance in Antarctic fish: An adaptation to cold temperatures [K012_1986_1987_NZ_1]
Changes in temperature are thought to affect the relative contributions of the excitatory adrenergic and inhibitory parasympathetic nerves to the vertebrate heart. Investigations of the heart function ...


49. Plant biodiversity survey of the Granite Harbour, Darwin Glacier and Cape Crozier regions [K024_2006_2008_NZ_2]
The distribution and identity of lichens, mosses and endolithic algae were examined at sites around Granite Harbour, the Darwin Glacier and Igloo Spur at Cape Crozier to extend sampling of the Ross ...


50. Plasma protein profiles of severely ice-damaged Notothenioidei fish [K058_2005_2008_NZ_2]
A small percentage of the notothenioid fish caught in the McMurdo Sound or Terra Nova Bay region were found to have what was classed as ice damage (oedema) in their eyes, potentially resulting from ...


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