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1. Annual variations in the visibility 'footprint' of structures in the Australian Antarctic Territory [SOE_wilderness]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator attempts to measure the effect of human activity on the wilderness values of Antarctica and ...


2. Bathymetry/depth measurements made at Long Fjord, Vestfold Hills by drilling through sea ice [Long_Fjord_Depth_Measurements_2007]
Water depth measurements were taken in Long Fjord during early winter in 2007. The measurements were collected by Graham Cook, station leader at Davis Station in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


3. Vestfold Hills Lake Bathymetry - Yearly Changes [vest_lake_bathy_yr_gis]
This dataset contains the outdated and redundant bathymetric contour data for some of the lakes of the Vestfold Hills. Lake data for Burton Lake, Deep lake and Ellis Fjord.


4. Vestfold Hills penguin colonies digitised from Linhof aerial photography flown 24 November 1993 [vest_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Vestfold Hills (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ...


5. 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. ...


6. Cold adaptation and functionality of the Antarctic Coastal Benthic Zones [ASAC_1165]
Antarctic sediments and sea-ice are important regulators in global biogeochemical and atmospheric cycles. These ecosystems contain a diverse range of bacteria whose biogeochemical roles remains largely ...


7. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes information relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number. 1) Isolation data: strain ...


8. Major ion chemistry of Antarctic Saline Lakes [ASAC_70]
Major ion data for 41 samples from 10 lakes in the Vestfold Hills. Lakes: Cemetery, Club, Deep, Dingle, Jabs, Laternula, Lebed', Oblong, Organic and Stinear Parameters (measured and calculated): ...


9. Davis Multibeam Survey 2016/17, Antarctica (GA-0357-0360/ AAP 5093/ HI590) ? High Resolution Bathymetry Grid [AAS_5093_Davis_multibeam_bathymetry_grid_2016_17]
Geoscience Australia, the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) conducted a hydrographic and seafloor characterisation survey in nearshore waters offshore from Davis ...


10. Depth to sea floor and sea ice thickness data_Davis_Summer 2018-19 [AAS_5097_DepthToSeaFloorData_Davis_2018-19]
Depth to sea floor and sea ice thickness data measured at various locations around the Vestfold Hills, Davis station, East Antarctica, during the 2018-19 austral summer. Depth to sea floor and sea ...


11. Bathymetric data of Long and Tryne Fjords at Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, collected in December 1999 [VH_bathy_99]
This dataset contains 102 depth measurements of the water column in Long and Tryne fjords, which are in the northern Vestfold Hills, Prydz Bay, Antarctica. Sea ice thickness and snow thickness were ...


12. Interpolated bathymetry of Long and Tryne Fjords, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica [long_tryne_bathy]
This GIS dataset is the result of the interpolation of bathymetry from depth measurements made in Long and Tryne Fjords in the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica (see Entry: VH_bathy_99). The Topogrid command ...


13. Methanotrophs in Antarctica [ASAC_869]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 869 See the link below for public details on this project. Dataset included are for the characterisation of methanotrophs from saline lakes of the Vestfold ...


14. Sounding data (water depths) for Ellis Fjord in the Vestfold Hills [ellis_fjord_depths_gis]
This data set contains depth sounding data (water depths) for Ellis Fjord, one of the fjords of the Vestfold Hills. The data were collected between 1994 and 1999.


15. UV climate over the Southern Ocean south of Australia, and its biological impact - 1994 data [ASAC_2210_94]
Ozone depletion over Antarctica increases UVB irradiances reaching the Earth's surface in the region. Marine microbes, that support the Antarctic food web and play an integral part in carbon cycling, ...


16. Vestfold Hills Lake Bathymetry [vest_lake_bathy_gis]
This data set contains the most recent bathymetric contour data for some of the lakes of the Vestfold Hills. Lake depth data (all data except Ellis Fjord) was collected from echo sounding records ...


17. Stratigraphy of the Pliocene Sorsdal Formation, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica [marine_plain_grain_size]
The data are grain size analyses conducted by Geoscience Australia of samples collected during drilling the sections at Marine Plain. The results are summarised in the Antarctic science paper on ...


18. Surveys in the Vestfold Hills during the 2017/18 field season [survey_vestfold_2017_18]
Surveyors SPR Samuel Kelly and SPR Warwick Cox of the Australian Defence Force carried out a number of surveys in the Vestfold Hills during the 2017/18 field season. This work included: (i) Surveying ...


19. Cape petrel nesting areas on islands off the Vestfold Hills, November 2017 [AAS_4088_Cape_Petrel_Vestfold_2017]
The dataset contains boundaries of Cape petrel nesting areas at numerous breeding sites on islands off the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. Boundaries of nesting sites were obtained from aligning ground ...


20. Flying seabird aerial surveys at the Rauer Group, Svenner Islands and Vestfold Hills, December 2017 [AAS_4088_flying_seabirds_Rauer_Svenner_Vestfold_2017]
The dataset contains boundaries of nest areas of surface nesting flying seabirds at numerous breeding sites across Prydz Bay, Antarctica. The sites are at islands in the Rauer Group, the Svenner Islands ...


21. Metamorphic evolution, tectonic setting, partial melting, genesis, structural and chemical processes, and Archaean crustal accretion histories in Prydz Bay [ASAC_Harley]
This dataset represents the collected work arising from ASAC projects 263, 351, 497 and 716 (ASAC_263, ASAC_351, ASAC_497, ASAC_716). The data are pooled together into a single excel file, and presented ...


22. 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 ...


23. Accessory mineral behaviour during partial melting in the crust - improving the geochronology of granulite terrains. [ASAC_2690]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 2690 See the link below for public details on this project. Relating ages, determined using the decay of radioactive elements in minerals, to geological ...


24. Aerial photography flown for the Australian Antarctic Division from CASA 212-400 aircraft, 2010-11 [aerial_casa_2010_11]
Digital aerial photography was flown by a contractor for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) from CASA 212-400 aircraft during the 2010-11 season. Photographs were taken for various projects ...


25. Antarctic Geodesy Field Report 2006-2007 - N Brown and A Woods [survey_2006-2007_geodesy]   PARENT DIF
Taken from sections of the report: In recent years, Geoscience Australia (GA) has increased its capability on the Antarctic continent with the installation of Continuous Global Positioning System ...


26. BAS Soil and Water Sampling Locations at Casey and Davis January 2005 [BAS_Soil]
Soil water samples were collected from some of the sites used in ASAC project 2542 (ASAC_2542). Water was extracted from soil using vacuum tubes. They were sent to BAS and analysed for dissolved ...


27. Bathymetry of three lakes in the Vestfold Hills - Ace, Ekho and Pendant [ASAC_2647_lake_bathymetry]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2647 See the link below for public details on this project. This project required that water sampling be conducted at the deep point in Ace, ...


28. 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 ...


29. Cold adaptation in planktonic and sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1126]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1126 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Previous work on anti-freeze proteins ...


30. Coring Analyses of Cores from Near Shore Sites in the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_310]
The sedimentological, chemical and isotopic characteristics of sediment cores from three slightly saline to hypersaline lakes (Highway, Ace and Organic Lakes) and two marine inlets (Ellis Fjord and ...


31. Cryptobiosis in Terrestrial Antarctic Invertebrates [ASAC_58]
An analysis of bedrock and associated soils was conducted at a series of coastal localities in East Antarctica as well as further inland in the Prince Charles Mountains. Protozoans and micrometazoans ...


32. Distribution and Viability of Zooplankton Eggs from Anoxic Sediments from the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica [ASAC_706]
Data set contains sediment cores from three saline lakes in the Vestfold Hills. The three lakes are Ace Lake, Lake Pendant and Lake Abraxas. Short cores from each lake are sectioned into 1 cm intervals. ...


33. Early Palaeozoic (~500 Ma) versus Neoproterozoic (~1000 Ma) metamorphism within the Vestfold Hills Archaean Craton [ASAC_1066]
ASAC project 1066 conducted Samarium-Neodymium isochron dating of recrystallised mafic dykes located in the SW perimeter of the Vestfold Hills. These dykes have experienced amphibolite-facies metamorphism, ...


34. Ecological Relationships of Antarctic Tardigrades [ASAC_354]
An analysis of bedrock and associated soils was conducted at a series of coastal localities in East Antarctica as well as further inland in the Prince Charles Mountains. Protozoans and micrometazoans ...


35. Functional dynamics of the microbial loop in saline lakes of the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_919]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 919. See the link below for public details on this project. The plankton dynamics of Ace Lake, a saline, meromictic basin in the Vestfold Hills, ...


36. Genetic variation in the lichens Buellia frigida and Xanthoria elegans from the Vestfold Hills, eastern Antarctica [PSD1-Nottingham]
Antarctica is a desert continent dominated by micro-organisms. The seals and penguins, which are conspicuous around its margins, depend upon the sea for their food resources and are effectively part ...


37. Geochemical and biological linkages in glacier ecosystems [ASAC_2750]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2750 See the link below for public details on this project. Glaciers are not frozen rivers, but another aquatic ecosystem in the cryosphere. Most life on ...


38. Geotechnical and Environmental data for Potential Gravel Runway at Davis [AAS_3338_Davis_Gravel_Runway]
Project 3338 (2012-13), 3372 (2013-14), 5007 (2014-17) During the 2012/13 field season geotechnical and environmental investigations were undertaken at Davis Station in order to investigate the viability ...


39. High resolution digital aerial surveys of portions of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Group [Davis_2009_Aerial_Photography]   CHILD DIFs
High resolution digital aerial photography of Adelie penguin colonies, Davis Station, Heidemann Valley, and other various areas, LIDAR scanning of portions of the Vestfold Hills, Rauer Islands and ...


40. High resolution digital aerial surveys of sea ice, portions of the Vestfold Hills and some islands along the Ingrid Christensen Coast, November 2010 [Davis_2010_Aerial_Photography_November]
Taken from the report: This document describes the results of the use of the APPLS (Aerial Photography Pyrometer LiDAR System) during underway science (sea ice) on the way to Davis, and later at ...


41. High resolution palaeoclimate analysis of lacustrine systems in the Vestfold Hills [ASAC_2313]
Antarctic lake cores contain sensitive microalgal recorders of climate change. To date, very recent climate information from lakes has been limited by core sampling resolution. A new, high resolution ...


42. Interaction between Carbon and Sulfur Cycles in Antarctic Stratified Lakes and Fjords [ASAC_1166]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The lakes and fjords of the Vestfold Hills region of Antarctica provide unique ecosystems for studying environmental changes in Antarctica over the past 8000 ...


43. Investigations of bacterial, viral and parasitic infections in Antarctic penguins, and the development of a standardised monitoring scheme [ASAC_953]
This dataset contains data revealing the incidence of bacterial, viral and parasitic disease causing agents in Antarctic bird populations. Samples for disease analysis have been collected from various ...


44. Metagenomics of Antarctic Lakes: a Model for Defining Microbial Biogeochemical Processes in the Cold [ASAC_2899]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2899 See the link below for public details on this project. We conducted a genomic analysis of Archaea and Bacteria collected from lakes in the Vestfold ...


45. Metagenomics of Antarctic Lakes: a Model for Defining Microbial Biogeochemical Processes in the Cold - Ace Lake Data [ASAC_2899_Ace]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2899 See the link below for public details on this project. We conducted a genomic analysis of Archaea and Bacteria collected from lakes in the Vestfold ...


46. Molecular Taxonomy of an Antarctic, Mycoplasma-like Organism: Sequence of the 16S Ribosomal RNA Gene [ASAC_504]
An obligately anaerobic bacterium that lacked a cell wall was isolated from the hypolimnion of Ace Lake, Antarctica. Cells were very pleomorphic, forming cocci, filaments up to 25 micrometres in ...


47. 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 ...


48. Rates of Quaternary Ice Movement Across the Vestfold Hills from Exposure Age Dating. [ASAC_831]
The data set consist of in-situ cosmogenic Be-10 and Al-26 surface exposure ages for subglacial erratics in the Vestfold Hills. Samples were collected during the 1994/95 summer season and processed ...


49. Response of Diatoms to Changing Ecological Parameters in the Vestfold Hills: Implications for Climate Change [ASAC_782]
A total of 67 diatom species were found from the surface sediment of 33 lakes in the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. Water chemistry (including salinity, nutrients and major ions) is available for each ...


50. 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 ...


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