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51. 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, ...


52. Biogeography of spiders on islands of the Southern Ocean [ASAC_1015_spiders]
These data are mainly based on a paper by Phil Pugh (Pugh 2004, Biogeography of spiders on the islands of the Southern Ocean, Journal of Natural History, 38:1461-1487), but has been updated for Subantarctic ...


53. Biological data from the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Davis Sewage Outfall [DAVIS_STP_Biota]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
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 ...


54. Biological evolution of Antarctic lakes [ASAC_1131]
Beaver Lake, a large epishelf lake in Eastern Antarctica was sampled on two occasions during the austral summer of 2000. Two sites, one 1km offshore and another 6km offshore were sampled at intervals ...


55. Biology Year Report for Davis Station, 1982 [Davis_biology_report_1982]
Taken from the biology report for Davis Station, 1982, prepared by Mark Tucker. A hardcopy of the report and field books are available in the Australian Antarctic Division library, and pdf copies ...


56. Biology and Classification of Macquarie Island Echinoderms [ASAC_38]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 38 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The origin of echinoderms from Macquarie Island ...


57. 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 ...


58. Biology of Southern Ocean squid, ecological importance and potential commercial implications - a preliminary assessment [ASAC_1242]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1242 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project will undertake preliminary assessment of ...


59. 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%) ...


60. Biology of the Mertz Glacier Polynya - Zooplankton and CTD Data [ASAC_1101]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1101 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Most of our knowledge of the Antarctic marine ecosystems ...


61. 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 ...


62. 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 ...


63. 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 ...


64. Bird habitat surveys conducted in the Windmill Islands during 2002/03 and descriptive information of the terrestrial Environment in the Windmill Islands [HABITATCASEY0203]
Very little information is available on the geomorphology of areas surrounding Australian Antarctic stations. This type of information is generally collected during geological surveys. This metadata ...


65. Bolingen Islands penguin GIS dataset [bolingen_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Bolingen Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using ...


66. Molecular comparison of bacterial diversity in O'Brien Bay and Brown Bay sediment samples [Clone_Libraries]
Two 16S rDNA clone libraries, one from a Brown Bay sample and one from an O'Brien Bay sample were generated. These samples were originally collected as part of ASAC project 868 and the microbiology ...


67. Molecular comparison of bacterial diversity in uncontaminated and hydrocarbon contaminated marine sediment [Nested_DGGE]
Sediment samples which were originally collected as part of ASAC 868 (ASAC_868) are now being investigated using molecular microbial techniques as part of ASAC 1228 (ASAC_1228). Samples were collected ...


68. 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 ...


69. Molecular studies of the origins and dispersal patterns of invertebrates in the Antarctic and subantarctic [ASAC_2355]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2355 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- We will measure biodiversity of ecologically-important ...


70. 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. ...


71. 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 ...


72. Photogrammetric video tracks of Antarctic blue whale movements recorded during the 2015 NZ Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage [AAS_4102_Video_Tracking2015]   PARENT DIF
During the 2015 New Zealand-Australia Antarctic Ecosystem Voyage a digital photogrammetric video tracking system was used to collect precise surfacing locations during encounters with some Antarctic ...


73. Photographs of Cape Petrels and Snow Petrels taken at Ardery Island in December, 1961 [Biology_Log_Ardery_Island_Cape_Petrels_Snow_Petrels_1961_1962]   PARENT DIF
This log contains photographs of Cape Petrels and Snow Petrels at Ardery Island in the Windmill Islands. The photos were taken in December 1961. The hard copy of the log has been archived by the ...


74. Photographs of Giant Petrels taken at Nelly Island in March, 1961 [Biology_Log_Nelly_Island_Giant_Petrels_1961]   PARENT DIF
This log contains photographs of Cape Petrels and Snow Petrels at Nelly Island in the Windmill Islands. The photos were taken in March, 1961. The hard copy of the log has been archived by the Australian ...


75. 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 ...


76. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: boulders and boulder fields. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats2]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested sampling design was used with several spatial scales. ...


77. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: flat and sloping rocky areas. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats1]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested sampling design was used with several spatial scales. ...


78. Photos of quadrat locations for data collection of ASAC project 1313 in ASPA 135 [ASAC_1313_ASPA135_Photos]   PARENT DIF
Photos of quadrat locations for vegetation transects at site ASPA 135. Three photos per page, showing: broad quadrat location within site (left), quadrat locaiton in relation to metal marker fixed ...


79. Photosynthesis of subantarctic plants as affected by leaf and canopy temperature variation [ASAC_2544]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2544 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary Recent global warming is evident for many subantarctic islands. Rising temperatures ...


80. 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 ...


81. 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 ...


82. 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 ...


83. Physical and biogeochemical dynamics of the subantarctic zone [ASAC_2720]   CHILD DIFs
This metadata record is a 'Parent' metadata record for ASAC project 2720. See the link for the related 'Child' metadata records. The overall objective is to characterise Southern Ocean marine ecosystems, ...


84. Physiological Tolerances of Some Antarctic Zooplanktons [ASAC_308]
Colonisation of Lake Fletcher, a hypersaline, meromictic lake in the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, by the calanoid copepod Drepanopus bispinosus, the cyclopoid copepod Oncea curvata and an undescribed ...


85. Phytoplankton Data Collected During CPR Tows of the Southern Ocean - Australian Antarctic Division Copy [ASAC_4107_Phytoplankton]
Data are "phytoplankton counts" for each phytoplankton taxon observed, from the CPR samples collected by the Southern Ocean CPR Survey projects 472 and 4107 (Hosie et al. 2003). The SAHFOS on-silk ...


86. 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. ...


87. Phytoplankton and hydrological succession in Omega and Taynaya Bays, eastern Antarctica [ASAC_2146]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2146 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Early season phytoplankton communities in both ...


88. Plankton dynamics and geochemistry of Beaver Lake [ASAC_2324]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2324 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Epishelf lakes are freshwater lakes ...


89. Poa annua ecology dataset, Macquarie Island 2013-2015 [AAS_4158_POA_ANNUA_Ecology]
This data set contains data on the ecology of Poa annua on Macquarie Island collected over a 3 year period. It contains information on the longevity of plants (Longevity), morphology of the plants ...


90. Polar Environmental Data Layers [Polar_Environmental_Data]
These layers are polar climatological and other summary environmental layers that may be useful for purposes such as general modelling, regionalisation, and exploratory analyses. All of the layers ...


91. Population dynamics of the wandering albatross on Macquarie Island and the effects of mortality from longline fishing [Alb_longline_MI]
From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: The estimated breeding population of wandering albatrosses on Macquarie Island increased from 17 in 1956 to a maximum of 97 in 1966, and then declined ...


92. Population estimates of emperor penguins, Mawson coast, Antarctica [ASAC_484]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 484 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Emperor penguins are the only birds that breed in the Antarctic ...


93. Population genetics of east Antarctic sea urchins [AAS_3051_urchin_genetics]   PARENT DIF
Population connectivity and gene flow in near shore Antarctic Echinoids (Sterechinus neumayeri, Abatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens) was investigated in East Antarctica. This data set consists of microsatellite ...


94. 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 ...


95. 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 ...


96. 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, ...


97. Post weaning dispersal and survival in the southern elephant seal [ASAC_862]
The objectives for this project were: The project aims to quantify the patterns of dispersal and survival of newly weaned southern elephant seal pups to provide information on position at sea and ...


98. 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. ...


99. Predator research survey and monitoring in support of CCAMLR's management of the krill fishery [ASAC_2722]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2722 See the link below for public details on this project. Public The Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) aims ...


100. Prediction of krill swarm characteristics off East Antarctica [AAS_4311_krill_swarms]
This dataset contains estimates of krill swarm characteristics from statistical models based on underway acoustic observations along with underway and remote-sensed environmental data. Estimates of ...


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