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1. Feasibility Study of Eocene to Pliocene Palynological Reconstruction off Seymour Island [Warny-OPPGeol-0533879]
Feasibility study of Eocene to Pliocene palynological reconstruction of the Antarctic Peninsula margin climate evolution Project Summary Intellectual merit Numerous ...


2. Fossil Plants from the head of the Shackleton Glacier, 2003 [Shackleton_Glacier_area_paleobotany]   PARENT DIF
Collection of Late Triassic fossil plants from unnamed hill SE of Schroeder Hill, at the head of the Shackleton Glacier. Collection consists of ~160 specimens of compressed fossil plants. Collected ...


3. Beacon sandstones collected in the Skelton Neve region for cosmogenic dating. [K001BR_2011_2012_NZ_1]   PARENT DIF
36 Outcrop and Glacial erratic samples of Beacon Sandstone were collected from Escalade Peak, Tate Peak, Halfway Nunatak, Neve Nunatak and Clinker Bluff. These samples are accompanied by the geomorphic, ...


4. Rock samples from the Cloudmaker and Oliver Bluffs in the Beardmore Glacier region. [K001BR_2010_2011_NZ_1]   PARENT DIF
Samples were collected from the Cloudmaker and Oliver Bluffs and are accompanied by the geomorphic, petrographic, and structural information, and GPS position and elevation data.


5. A new reconstruction of the last West Antarctic Ice Sheet deglaciation in the Ross Sea [NSF-ANT10-43517]
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 ...


6. Collaborative Research: Antarctic Ecosystems across the Permian-Triassic Boundary: Integrating Paleobotany, Sedimentology, and Paleoecology [PLR_0943934]
Permian and Triassic fossil plants collected from the Beardmore Glacier area, central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica. These include permineralized peat, permineralized and petrified wood, and ...


7. Collaborative Research: Geochemistry and Microbiology of the Extreme Aquatic Environment in Lake Vida, East Antarctica - NSF-ANT07-39698 [NSF-ANT07-39698]
Lake Vida is the largest lake of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, with an approximately 20 m ice cover overlaying a brine of unknown depth with at least 7 times seawater salinity and temperatures below -10 ...


8. Collaborative Research: Pleistocene East Antarctic Ice Sheet History as Recorded in Sediment Provenance and Chronology of High-elevation TAM Moraines [NSF-ANT09-44475]
Intellectual Merit: The proposed work will investigate changes in the compositional variation of glacial tills over time across two concentric sequences of Pleistocene moraines located adjacent to ...


9. Collaborative Research: Reconstructing the High Latitude Permian-Triassic: Life, Landscapes, and Climate Recorded in the Allan Hills, South Victoria Land, Antarctica [NSF-ANT05-51163]
This project studies fossils from two to three hundred million year old rocks in the Allan Hills area of Antarctica. Similar deposits from lower latitudes have been used to develop a model of Permo-Triassic ...


10. Collaborative Research: Response of Carbon Accumulation in Moss Peatbanks to Past Warm Climates in the Antarctic Peninsula [USAP-1246190]
Intellectual Merit: This research will investigate how Antarctic peat banks have responded to documented past warm climates on the Western Antarctic Peninsula over the last 1000 years. The work will ...


11. Collaborative Research: Terrestrial Exposure-Age Constraints on the last Glacial Maximum Extent of the Antarctic Ice Sheet in the Western Ross Sea [USAP-1460449]
The investigators will map glacial deposits and date variations in glacier variability at several ice-free regions in northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. These data will constrain the nature and timing ...


12. Continued Research on the Jurassic Vertebrate Fauna from the Beardmore Glacier Region of Antarctica [USAP-1246379]
This proposal requests support for research on Early Jurassic vertebrate fauna of the Beardmore Glacier region of Antarctica. The project will support preparation and systematic and paleobiological ...


13. Development of Quantitative Weathering Indicators in Proximal Alluvial Sediments to Assess Glacial Activity in the Rock Record [NSF-ANT08-42639]
The proposed research seeks to test the hypothesis that chemical and physical weathering in proximal alluvial systems will show systematic and measurable variations between glacial and nonglacial ...


14. Fossil plants collected from Triassic-Jurassic rocks, Carapace Nunatak, Allan Hills area, southern Victoria Land [Taylor_ANT1142495_PLR1142495]
Fossil plants of Late Triassic and Early Jurassic age collected from the Allan Hills and Carapace Nunatak, southern Victoria Land. Fossils from Carapace include fossil conifers, some anatomically ...


15. Landform Evolution in the Dry Valleys and its implications for Miocene-Pliocene Climate Change in Antarctica [NSF-ANT07-39452]
This project seeks to answer a simple question: how old are potholes and related geomorphic features found in the uplands of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica? Some research suggests that they are ...


16. Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains [NSF-ANT08-40705]
Ice sheet models of the Last Glacial Maximum, and previous glaciation events in the Miocene, suggest that current low altitude, ice-free surfaces in Antarctica were completely covered with ice. If ...


17. Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains - NSF-ANT08-40979 [NSF-ANT08-40979]
Ice sheet models of the Last Glacial Maximum, and previous glaciation events in the Miocene, suggest that current low altitude, ice-free surfaces in Antarctica were completely covered with ice. If ...


18. Multi-nuclide approach to systematically evaluate the scatter in surface exposure ages in Antarctica and to develop consistent alpine glacier chronologies [NSF-ANT10-43724]
The PIs propose to investigate the impact of earth surface processes on the application of cosmogenic exposure dating in Antarctica by combining multi-nuclide techniques, detailed field experiments, ...


19. Neogene Paleoecology of the Beardmore Glacier Region [NSF-ANT09-47821]
The Meyer Desert Formation at the Oliver Bluffs on the Beardmore Glacier is one of the most important terrestrial fossil deposits in Antarctica. Focus during the field study was on making additional ...


20. 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 ...


21. Origin and Climatic Significance of Rock Glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: Assessing Spatial and Temporal Variability [NSF-ANT-1341284]
Rock glaciers and debris-covered glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, are important paleoclimatic archives, agents of landscape evolution, and climate-sensitive landforms that can be used ...


22. Preparation of Vertebrate Fossils from the Triassic of Antarctica [NSF-ANT11-46399]
The PI requests support for preparation of a large collection of vertebrate fossils recently recovered from the Central Transantarctic Mountains (CTAM) of Antarctica. These fossils will be used to ...


23. Radiocarbon Dates of Beaches in the South Shetland Islands [South_Shetland_Is_Beach_Data]
The South Shetland Islands beach data set contains radiocarbon dates and elevations of raised beaches on King George and Livingston Islands. Data from other islands will be added as available. ...


24. Radiocarbon data from the Northern Scott Coast [NScott_Coast_Radiocarbon]
This set includes radiocarbon data and elevations from raised beaches along the Scott Coast.


25. Reconstructing the High Latitude Permian-Triassic: Life, Landscapes, and Climate Recorded in the Allan Hills, South Victoria Land, Antarctica [NSF-ANT04-40954]
This project studies fossils from two to three hundred million year old rocks in the Allan Hills area of Antarctica. Similar deposits from lower latitudes have been used to develop a model of Permo-Triassic ...


26. Reedy Radiocarbon Data [Hall_Reedy]
This data set includes radiocarbon data from Reedy Glacier that pertain to former (Holocene) ice-marginal lakes.


27. Spatial and Biological Data for Caves in Tennessee [UTC_caves]
This shapefile was created using Bulletin 64 (Caves of Tennessee) produced by the Tennessee Dept. of Conservation and Commerce Division of Geology. The Bulletin ...


28. Stable Isotope Analyses of Pygoscelid Penguin remains from Active and Abandoned Colonies in Antarctica [NSF-ANT07-39575]
The research combines interdisciplinary study in geology, paleontology, and biology, using stable isotope and radiocarbon analyses, to examine how climate change and resource utilization have influenced ...


29. Terrestrial Geological Context for Glacier Change in the Northeast Antarctica Peninsula [USAP-1142002]
Intellectual Merit: The PIs propose to investigate last glacial maximum through Holocene glacial change on the northeastern Antarctic Peninsula, an area distinguished by dramatic ice shelf collapses ...


30. The Permian-Triassic Transition in Antarctica: Evaluating the Rates and Variability of Carbon Isotope Fluctuations in Terrestrial Organic Matter [NSF-ANT10-39365]
This project studies the Permian-Triassic extinction event as recorded in sedimentary rocks from the Transantarctic Mountains of Antarctica. Two hundred and fifty million years ago most life on Earth ...


31. Trilobites of the Middle Cambrian Nelson Limestone [MID_C_NELSON_LS_TRILOBITES]
Trilobites and other associated fauna from the Middle Cambrian Nelson Limestone including locality information and biostratigraphic data.


32. 3He exposure dates from Mount Waesche, Marie Byrd Land [3He_Exposure_dates_Mt_Waesche]
The data are 3He exposure ages from lateral moraine bands on Mount Waesche, a volcanic nunatak in Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica. The proximal part of the moraine is up to 45 meters ...


33. Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction (CLIMAP) 18,000 Years Before Present (18k bp) Sediment Data Files [FE00126_First]
The CLIMAP (Climate: Long-range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction) Project was funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) Program. ...


34. Collaborative Research: Antarctic Ecosystems and Environmental Change across the Permian-Triassic Boundary: Integrating Sedimentology, Paleobotany, and Paleoecology [PLR_0943935]
Data set consist of stratigraphic, sedimentologic, and paleontologic samples and data from Permian and Triassic strata of the Pagoda, Buckley and Fremouw Formations in the Beardmore Glacier region ...


35. Cordillera Darwin Radiocarbon Data [Cordillera_Darwin_Radiocarbon_Data]
The dataset consists of radiocarbon data and sample coordinates for peat cores taken in ice-free areas of Cordillera Darwin, Tierra del Fuego. These data help constrain the retreat history of the ...


36. Entrapment of long-distance transported pollen grains by various moss species in coastal Victoria Land, Antarctica [Species_in_Victoria_Land]
In northern Victoria Land (continental Antarctica, between 72 and 76 degrees S, 162 and 169 degrees E), 18 moss samples have been collected and analyzed for the presence of pollen. In turfs and cushions ...


37. Glacial geology of Northern and Central Victoria Land and Marie Byrd Land [NL_ANTARCTIC_GLACIAL_GEOLOGY]
Separate regions within the Transantarctic Mountains, the uplifted flank of the West Antarctic rift system, appear to have distinct Neogene histories of glaciation and valley downcutting. Incision ...


38. Glacial history of Conway Ice Ridge, West Antarctica [conway_OPP008714]
The primary goal of the work was to investigate the glacial history of Conway Ridge, the ice ridge between Mercer Ice Stream and Van der Veen Ice Stream. Primary investigative tools were: high and ...


39. Late Paleozoic-Mesozoic fauna, environment, climate, Beardmore Glacier area [miller_0126146]
The 4 km thick sequence of sedimentary rocks in the Beardmore Glacier area records 90 million years of Permian through Jurassic history of this high-paleolatitude sector of Gondwana. It accumulated ...


40. Maine Peatlands: Relationships to Present, Past and Future Climates [USDA0596]
The data in "Maine Peatlands: Relationships to Present, Past and Future Climates" are used to make predictions based on the present numeric relationships with climate of these peatlands and their ...


41. Nevado Coropuna [Nevado_Coropuna_Surface_Exposure_Age_Data]
This data set includes all the information necessary to recalculate 3He surface exposure ages from Nevado Coropuna, Peru.


42. Permian and Triassic strata in the Beardmore Glacier Region [Permian_Triassic_Beardmore]
Data set consist of stratigraphic, sedimentologic, and paleontologic data from Permian and Triassic strata of the Pagoda, Buckley and Fremouw Formations in the Beardmore Glacier region ...


43. Quebradas Ullullo and Santiago [Nevado_Coropuna_Glacial_Maps]
These data include surficial geomorphologic and geologic maps of the Quebradas Ullullo and Santiago on Nevado Coropuna in Peru. The maps delineate former ice extent during the last glacial maximum, ...


44. Remote Observations of Ice Sheet Surface Temperature: Toward Multi-Proxy Reconstruction of Antarctic Climate Variability [Ant_T_Recon]
This project will develop spatially extended and statistically reliable estimates of Antarctic surface temperature variations over the past several centuries, using a multi-proxy calibration/verification ...


45. South Shetland Islands Exposure-Age Data [Hall-Shetland]
This contains exposure-age data related to Holocene glaciation in the South Shetland Islands.


46. Surficial Geologic Maps of Valleys in the Royal Society Range [Royal_Society_Range_Surficial_Maps]
This data set includes surficial geologic and geomorphologic maps for Miers, Marshall, and Salmon Valleys. The focus of these maps are the Quaternary glacial deposits from the last two Ross Sea glaciations.


47. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, the glacial system and local climate patterns from the Evans Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land Coast Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_6]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


48. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, the glacial system and local climate patterns from the Mt Erebus Saddle, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_7]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from Mt Erebus ...


49. Holocene climate history from ice cores, snow profiles, weather and glacier investigations (topography, mass balance and bedrock mapping) of the Victoria Lower Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from two ...


50. Holocene climate history obtained from ice cores, snow profiles (density, chemistry, structure), snow samples (dust origin) and climate measurements from the Baldwin Glacier, Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K049_1999_2008_NZ_3]   PARENT DIF
To understand the drivers and consequences of climate change on timescales important to humans, the paleoclimate of ice cores, the glacial system and local climate patterns were analysed from the ...


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