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1. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


2. Aurora Australis Voyage 1 (THIRST) 1993-94 Demersal Fish Data [AADC-00073]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 1 1993-94 of the Aurora Australis. The observations were taken from around Heard Island between August and September 1993. The data contains temperature, ...


3. Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Pelagic Fish Data [AADC-00082]   PARENT DIF
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. The data contains the results ...


4. Aurora Australis Voyage 6 (AAMBER2) 1990-91 Zooplankton Data [AADC-00083]
This dataset contains results from the Aurora Australis Voyage 6 1990-91. Surveys of krill and other zooplankton were taken in Prydz Bay, Antarctica between January and February 1991. Species identity ...


5. Aurora Australis Voyage 7 (KROCK) 1992-93 Zooplankton Data [AADC-00071]
This dataset contains results from the Aurora Australis Voyage 7 (KROCK) 1992-93, related to mesoscale distribution of krill and zooplankton communities in Prydz Bay in relation to physical and biological ...


6. Aurora Australis Voyage 7.2 (HIMS) 1989-90 Heard Island Fish Data [AADC-00075]   PARENT DIF
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 7.2 (HIMS) 1989-90 of the Aurora Australis. There were three objectives of the fish program: To assess the distribution and abundance of demersal fish on ...


7. Aurora Australis Voyage 7.2 (HIMS) 1989-90 Heard Island Zooplankton Data [AADC-00098]
This dataset contains the data from Voyage 7.2 1989-90 of the Aurora Australis. The observations were taken from around Heard Island between May and June 1990. The objective of the zooplankton program ...


8. Background regarding the sea-ice model configuration and forcings, and the use of sea-ice model output to identify potential habitat for Antarctic krill larvae [AAS_4347_Sea_Ice_Model_Configurations]
Taken from the "Supporting Information" for the main paper. See the referenced papers for more information. Our results are based on numerical simulation of Southern Ocean sea ice, conducted using ...


9. Behavioural observations, recorded calls and breeding parameters as factors influencing the vocal behaviour of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) [K019_2000_2001_NZ_1]
Factors influencing the development and survival of Adelie penguins were investigated from the Cape Bird colony. The fieldwork focused on aspects of vocal recognition but parental care and chick development ...


10. Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans [ASAC_1200]
The aim of the study was to characterise the genetic biodiversity of populations of the copepod Paralabidocera antarctica and the cladoceran Daphniopsis studeri in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


11. 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 ...


12. Biology of the Feral Cat, Felis catus (L.), on Macquarie Island [feral_cat_macca]
From the referenced paper: Between December 1976 and February 1981, 246 cats were collected. Overall sex ratio was in favour of males 1:0.8, and coat colour was tabby (74%), orange (26%) ...


13. Biology of the Sea Elephant (Elephant Seal), Heard Island, 1951 [sea_elephant_biology_1951]
This is a copy of a scanned document which contains a report, as well as tabulated data compiled by K. Brown on Sea Elephants (Elephant Seals) at Heard Island in 1951. The data are biological in ...


14. Biology of the springtail Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni at Cape Bird: feeding habits, life cycle and migration movements throughout a season [K017_1969_1970_NZ_1]
Aspects of the biology of Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni (Collembola) was investigated at Cape Bird. The work can be divided into three main investigations: 1) Food studies - which included isolation and ...


15. Bird Island female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data [ASAC_2940_Bird_Island]   PARENT DIF
To quantify the post-breeding movements of adult female Antarctic females (Arctocephalus gazella) we tracked females using Biotrack GLS (geolocation) data loggers. Females were captured towards the ...


16. Bird Island female Antarctic fur seal geolocation tracking data - Isotope Data [ASAC_2940_Bird_Island_Isotopes]   PARENT DIF
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 ...


17. Population counts and monitoring of the breeding cycle of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) at Cape Hallett and an investigation of the Cape Adare colony [K017_1960_1961_NZ_1]
The total size of the breeding population of Adelie penguins at Cape Hallett was determined by counting all the occupied sites at the period when the adult population was near its zenith. The colony ...


18. Population counts and monitoring of the breeding cycle of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) throughout an entire breeding season at Cape Royds [K122_1959_1960_NZ_1]
The breeding colony at Cape Royds was kept under daily observations during an entire breeding season before birds started arriving (only 17 present when observations started) until all birds had departed ...


19. Population segregation and birth-site fidelity of Weddell seals at the Vestfold Hills [Wed_biopsy]   PARENT DIF
This collection of biopsy samples, and the associated tag and resight data set, will contribute to an investigation of the degree of population segregation of Weddell seals. Biopsy samples were collected ...


20. Population status of Southern Giant Petrels at Hawker and Frazier Islands [AAS_3154]
Metadata record for data from AAS project 3154 (ASAC_3154). Public Summary This project aims to install automated cameras at the Southern Giant Petrel (SGP) breeding site(s) on the Frazier Islands ...


21. Population trends of black-browed albatrosses at Heard Island, 1947 - 2001. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Alb]   PARENT DIF
The breeding population of the black-browed albatross Thalassarche melanophrys has increased at Heard Island since the first census data were obtained in 1947/1948. Four breeding localities are known, ...


22. Prawns (Chorismus antarcticus) caught by mesh traps at the Vestfold Hills [Wed_fish]
This record describes the collection of marine fauna sampled from coastal areas of the Vestfold Hills in 1999. The project was undertaken to compile morphometric data on Weddell seal prey species. ...


23. Status and trends of Macquarie Island Albatrosses and Giant Petrels: management and conservation of threatened seabirds [AAS_4112]   CHILD DIFs
Albatross and petrel populations have declined globally due to interactions with fishing operations. The survival of four albatross and two giant petrel species breeding on Macquarie Island is threatened ...


24. Adelie penguin foraging trip duration, Bechervaise Island, Mawson [foraging_trip_duration_BI]
Adélie penguin foraging trip duration records for Béchervaise Island, Mawson since 1991-92. Data include average male and female foraging trip durations for both the guard and creche ...


25. Instantaneous Growth Rate (IGR) experiments on krill during the BROKE-West voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2006 [BROKE-West_krill_IGR]   PARENT DIF
Crustaceans grow or shrink in size as they moult. Length of discarded moults represent length of animals before their moulting events. Therefore, by measuring length of discarded moult and length ...


26. Nest success (eggs laid, hatched and chick survival) of south Polar Skuas at Cape Bird [K121_1986_1987_NZ_3]
Siblicide in nestling South Polar Skuas was investigated at Cape Bird. Skua nests were located and monitored (112 in the 86-87 season, 165 in the 87-88 season and 173 in the 88-89 season). Their ...


27. Particle dynamics in the water column & in the water-sediment interface & their relationship with the ecophysiology of benthic particle feeders, Potter Cove [JCADM_CDA_DNA_BENTHO-PELAGIC]
In the present project the dynamics of particulate matter at the water-bottom interface will be studied, identifying the role of the main physical forcing factors controlling such dynamics. The relative ...


28. Relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_Relict]   PARENT DIF
Distribution, abundance and dates of relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). Current mapping efforts have focused on the Windmill Islands in preparation for a ...


29. Role of dynamics and biological processes on the CO2 balance in the southern Atlantic and Austral Oceans. [JCADM_CDA_DNA_ARGAU_OCEAN]
Title: Role of dynamics and biological processes on the CO2 balance in the southern Atlantic and Austral Oceans: A biological approximation to the different trophic regimes and phytoplankton communities. ...


30. Scientific Research Conducted on BROKE-West: Voyage 3 of the Aurora Australis, 2005-2006 [BROKE-West]   CHILD DIFs
The BROKE-West survey was conducted on voyage 3 of the Aurora Australis during the 2005-3006 season. It was intended to be a comprehensive biological and oceanographic survey of the region between ...


31. Sea Ice Algae of the Saline Lakes of the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_764]
Samples were taken from Ace Lake, Watts Lake, Dingle Lake and Williams Lake. 3-5 ice cores were taken from each lake, in the hope of finding phytoplankton. 13 cm diameter cores, sectioned at 20 cm ...


32. Skua chick survival rates under two experimental conditions, experimentally fed and siblings contained in separate enclosures [K017_1993_1994_NZ_1]
Skuas at high latitiudes have high chick mortality shortly after the chicks hatch due to the older chick chasing the younger and smaller chick from the nest area where it starves or becomes predated. ...


33. Skua studies (population numbers, territorial behaviour, the breeding cycle, mortality and the effect of the penguin colonies on normal activity of skuas) at Cape Royds and Cape Hallett colonies [K017_1959_1960_NZ_1]
The penguin and skua colonies at Cape Royds were used to study skua-penguin association. A population count of skuas (Catharaeta maccormicki) at Cape Royds was conducted from late October to late ...


34. Studies on the wingless fly (Calycopteryx moseleyi minor. end.) at Heard Island, 1951 [Heard_Is_wingless_flies_1951]
A scanned report and some data on scientific work carried out on a species of wingless fly on Heard Island. Taken from the report: During a years stay at Heard Island (1951) the opportunity was ...


35. Subfossil avian assemblages and marine invertebrates found within marine deposits help to reconstruct Holocene environmental history at Potter Peninsula [CDA_AR_GEO_PINGFO]   PARENT DIF
Holocene marine invertebrates and subfossil avian assemblages were found within marine deposits elevated 1.17-16.7 m a.s.l. on the coasts of Potter Peninsula, King George Island. Early Holocene Laternula ...


36. Tagging of fur seal pups, Arctocephalus gazella, in Cape Shirreff, Livingston Island [018-82_06]
The data is related to tagging of fur seal pups of both beach sexes from different beaches on Cape Shirreff, with the purpose of studying the degrees of philopatry, migration and pursuits of the colony ...


37. The Breeding Status of Adelie penguins and other birds on the coast of George V Land, Antarctica [AADC-00050]
The following are excerpts from Ensor and Bassett (1987). A census by counts and estimates of Adelie penguin chicks on the George V Land coast of Antarctica between Commonwealth Bay and Buchanan ...


38. The Commercial Biology of the Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina linn) on Macquarie Island - 1948 [sea_elephant_biology_1948]
Taken from the report prepared by R Kenny: In this report our comparatively brief knowledge of the Elephant Seal at Macquarie Island (based only on one year's observations) have been augmented by ...


39. The Ecology and Biogeography of Heard Island Marine Benthos [ASAC_254]
Collections of 23 macroinvertebrate taxa associated with Durvillaea antarctica holdfasts and 58 invertebrate taxa associated with artificial substrata collectors are described from shallow-water and ...


40. The breeding behaviour (territorial behaviour, male quality, movement and mating success) of male and female Weddell seals in relation to reproductive success during the breeding season [K027_1997_2001_NZ_1]
The breeding behaviour of the Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddelli at the Turtle Rock colony in McMurdo Sound was studied over four breeding seasons. The aim was to quantify the male and female behaviour ...


41. The distribution and abundance of nesting sites of flying seabirds in eastern Prydz Bay [ASAC_1306]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1306 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The locations and characteristics of nest sites in the ...


42. The distribution, embryological development and effects of temperature on the eggs and larvae of Pleuragramma antarcticum from Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica [K012_2005_2006_NZ_1]
Little is known of the early development of Pleuragramma antarcticum prior to hatching. Abundant eggs and larvae were collected under the sea ice from Terra Nova Bay in October and November. The distribution, ...


43. The relationship between skuas and adelie penguins at the Cape Bird colonies: penguin egg and chick mortality from skua predation and territorial, feeding and breeding behaviour of skuas about the penguin colony [K017_1965_1970_NZ_1]
A five year study on the relationship between skuas (Catharaeta maccormicki) and adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) was investigated at Cape Bird with two studies: a) A study of penguin egg ...


44. Thermal hatchery marks of salmon collect from the Gulf of Alaska 2001-2004 [salmon_thermal_LTOP_CGOA]
Analysis of salmon otoliths for hatchery thermal marks and Genetic Stock Identification techniques were used to determine the home stream of hatchery and wild stocks in the Gulf of Alaska and their ...


45. Underwater recordings of Weddell seal calls recorded as a indication of male attributes, both inter and intra-sexual interactions during the breeding season in Weddell seals [K027_1997_2001_NZ_2]
To determine if male weddell seal calls reveal information on male attributes, recordings of major Weddell call types from all of the sampled males at the Turtlerock colony was correlated with measurements ...


46. Vegetation studies: Grazing and Long-term change [Macq_Is_JJ_001]
Data comprise records of vegetation change on Macquarie Island as a result of grazing by rabbits and possible effects of climatic change. Data include presence and absence of species, together with ...


47. A guide to the fish otoliths from waters off the Australian Antarctic Territory, Heard and Macquarie Islands [AADC-00043]
Otoliths from 76 fish species are illustrated and described as an aid to the identification of stomach contents of Antarctic birds and mammals. Material was obtained from waters off Australian Antarctic ...


48. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


49. Abundance, Life-cycle and Potential Productivity of 'Euphausia superba' and its Relationship With Other Zooplankton in Prydz Bay, Antarctica [ASAC_229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 229 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: In January 1985 a net sampling survey ...


50. Adelie Penguin ecology [JCADM_USA_PENGUINS]
Ecology of Adelie Penguins breeding at colonies in SW Ross Sea.


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