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1. Adelie penguin colony boundaries at the Rauer Group and the Vestfold Hills, November 1993 [ASAC_2722_Adelie_Rauer_Vestfold_Nov1993]
This dataset consists of two shapefiles created by Darren Southwell of the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) by digitising the boundaries of adelie penguin colonies at the Rauer Group and the Vestfold ...


2. All identification photos taken of whales during the NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea 2015 [AAS_4102_all_photo_ID_images_2015]   PARENT DIF
All photos taken during the NZ-Australia Antarctic Ecosystems Voyage to the Ross Sea 2015 in an attempt to get a best photo identification image of blue whales, killer whales, humpback whales and ...


3. Annual population counts at selected Adelie Penguin colonies within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_AP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION Breeding populations of Adelie penguins at Davis, Mawson and Casey (including Shirley Island and Whitney Point). ...


4. Breeding populations of Southern Giant Petrels at Heard Island, the McDonald Islands and within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_SGP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The number of breeding pairs of Southern Giant Petrels at Heard Island, the McDonald Islands, and in colonies ...


5. Detailed information on 196 grid sites used for snow petrel surveys in the Windmill Islands during the 2002/2003 season [SNOWPETRELSURVEYSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of grid sites used to survey for snow petrels in the Windmill ...


6. K-Axis mesopelagic fish DNA-based diet analysis [AAS_4313_KAXIS_FISH_DIET]
High-throughput DNA-sequencing data for mesopelagic fish stomach contents sampled during the Kerguelen Axis voyage (January-Februay 2016). Mesopelagic fish form an important link between zooplankton ...


7. King Penguin breeding population at Heard Island. [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_KP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The size of the breeding population of King Penguins at Heard Island. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types ...


8. Krill microbiome [AAS_4313_KRILL_MICROBIOME]
Krill-associated bacterial communities characterised by high-throughput DNA sequencing of the 16S ribosomal RNA gene. The data is decribed in 'Clarke LJ, Suter L, King R, Bissett A and Deagle BE ...


9. Quantitative Diatom data collected from the 2017 RV Investigator voyage, IN2017_V01_C022_KC11 [AAS_4333_IN2017_V01_C022_KC11_Diatom_Data]
Diatom data from IN2017_V01: These data were generated by Amy Leventer (aleventer@colgate.edu) and undergraduate students at Colgate University, including Isabel Dove, Meghan Duffy, and Meaghan Kendall. ...


10. Quarry Operations at Australian Antarctic Stations [SOE_quarry_operations]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator records the amount rock extracted and crushed for infrastructure needs at Casey, Davis and Mawson stations. Included are some details of the blast burden and pattern. ...


11. Rauer Group penguin colonies digitised from Linhof aerial photography [rauer_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Rauer Group (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ArcView ...


12. Riaz et al. Stomach content analysis of mesopelagic fish from the southern Kerguelen Axis-2019 [AAS_4344_Mesopelagic_fish_gut_content_data]
Mesopelagic fish gut content data from the Kerguelen Axis ecosystem study (AAS_4344): These data are based on samples collected in the austral summer of 2016 (22 January – 17 February) as part of ...


13. Royal penguin Eudyptes schlegeli observations at North Head, Macquarie Island 1952/53 [royals_macca_1952]
Observations of Royal Penguins at North Head, Macquarie Island were made to 2 purposes. First, general observations of the whole rookery, with counting birds, noting times of laying, hatching, changing ...


14. Seabird strikes at Australian Antarctic Stations and on ships. [SOE_Seabird_strikes]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION All known observations of seabird strikes are recorded upon observation at Australian Antarctic Stations and ...


15. Stable isotope values of mesopelagic fish on the southern Kerguelen Plateau [AAS_4344_Mesopelagic_fish_bulk_stable_isotope_values]
Mesopelagic fish bulk stable isotope data from the Kerguelen Axis ecosystem study (AAS_4344): These data are based on samples collected in the austral summer of 2016 (22 January – 17 February) as ...


16. Toxicity of sediment spiked with Thala Valley Tip Fines to the Temperate Heart Urchin Echinocardium cordatum [toxicity_tipfines_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the toxicity of marine sediment spiked with contaminated soil from Thala Valley tip site at Casey. The temperate heart urchin species Echinocardium cordatum was exposed for ...


17. Underwater video footage from voyage 4 of the Aurora Australis, 2003-2004 [underwater_video_V40304]
Underwater footage was taken with a Sony digital Handycam mounted in a pressure case on a roll cage, and then trawled off the back of the Aurora Australis. The footage was taken primarily of benthic ...


18. Uptake of heavy metals from copper and lead spiked sediments by Echinocardium cordatum [uptake_metals_echinocardium]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes the concentrations of copper, lead and iron in the calcareous tests of heart urchins that were exposed to spiked sediments for 60 days. Porewater is the water extracted from ...


19. 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 ...


20. Windmill Islands penguin colonies digitised from 1990 Linhof aerial photography [wind_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Windmill Islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ...


21. Methylmercury in Antarctic Krill Microbiomes [USAP-1543412_1]
The goal of this project was to conduct a preliminary assessment of gut microbiomes in Antarctic krill (Euphasia superba) collected in coastal waters west of the Antarctic Peninsula and identify organisms ...


22. A GIS dataset of bird nests mapped in the Windmill Islands by Frederique Olivier and Drew Lee during the 2002-2003 season [BIRDSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of bird nests, mostly snow petrels, mapped in the Windmill ...


23. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


24. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


25. 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 ...


26. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


27. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


28. 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. ...


29. Biogenic sediment history from diatom remains in cores along Wilkes Land [ASAC_1216]
Preliminary data set contains details of cores processed (eg. sample name/interval, dry weights, reactions, notes) and the methodology used. The future data set will document diatoms observed and ...


30. 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 ...


31. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


32. Electron Microscope Database [em_database]
This database contains information pertaining to the negatives taken by the laboratory since its inception. Both scanning and transmission electron micrographs are catalogued within this database. ...


33. Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Database [brdglsc0001]
The Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Database contains commercial fishing data from the United States. The states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin ...


34. Heavy metal content of Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) tissue - Short-term biomonitoring of Thala Valley Tip Clean-up, Casey, Summer 2003/04 [Heavymetals-Gamms-Casey03-04]
The heavy metal content of whole Paramoera walkeri (Eusiridae, Amphipoda) were measured from specimens collected and deployed in experimental mesocosms around Casey station during the summer of 2003/04. ...


35. Historic ANARE ship-based wildlife observations from 1947 to 1982. [DB_Historic_WoV]
Ship-based observations of birds, seals and whales from the original 'ANARE Bird Log' books have been recovered into a single repository of sightings and associated abiotic information. ANARE (Australian ...


36. Holme Bay penguin colonies digitised from 1992-3 Linhof aerial photography [holme_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (Linhof) of penguin colonies was acquired over the Holme Bay (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), and saved as DXF-files. Using the ArcView ...


37. Long-term Changes in Vegetation and Soil Stability, Macquarie Island [ASAC_2317]
The project is a longterm monitoring program which commenced in 1980. The aim was to monitor vegetation and erosion changes on Macquarie Island (tall tussock vegetation on the steep coastal slopes, ...


38. Macquarie Island Baseline Invertebrate Survey 1994 [KFDBAM_ANU]
Records from 69 sites, covering the whole island. Sites stratified by topography (2 classes: slopes or drainage lines), altitude (4 classes: 0-100 m, 100-200 m, 200-300 m, 300m+), vegetation type ...


39. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT DIF
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


40. 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 ...


41. Nelly Island Adelie Penguin Colonies, Vector GIS Layer [ASAC_1219_AAT_NI_ADPE_Colonies]   PARENT DIF
An ArcGIS shapefile layer showing the extent of all extant Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colonies at Nelly Island, Windmill Islands, December, 1990. The colony boundaries were digitised from ...


42. 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. ...


43. 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. ...


44. 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, ...


45. Shirley Island Adelie Penguin Colonies, GIS layer [ASAC_1219_AAT_SI_ADPE_Colonies]
An ArcGIS shapefile layer showing the extent of all extant and relic Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colonies on Shirley Island, Windmill Islands, February 2006. The field Status describes each ...


46. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Brown Bay Grid - samples taken along a pollution gradient. [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_BBG]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken along four transects in Brown Bay, along a pollution gradient that has its source ...


47. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (Winter grab samples), June-Sept 1998 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey3]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in winter 1998, using a van-Veen grab (surface area 20 ...


48. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (grab samples), Feb - Mar, 1997 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey1]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in late summer (Feb-March) 1997, using a van-Veen grab ...


49. The Invertebrates of Subantarctic Bishop and Clerk Islets [KFDBAM_ANU_BISHOP]
The dataset is the first comprehensive list of the invertebrate species occurring on subantarctic Bishop Island. Bishop Island is a rocky platform of roughly 3 ha area, which lies 33 km south of ...


50. Whitney Point Adelie Penguin Colonies, Vector GIS Layer [ASAC_1219_AAT_WP_ADPE_Colonies]
An ArcGIS shapefile layer showing the extent of all extant and relic Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) colonies at Whitney Point, Windmill Islands, February 2006. The field 'Status' describes each ...


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