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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This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE.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. Band pattern data from Desulfobacula-group specific DGGE for the SRE4 experiment [SRE4_desulfobaculaDGGE]   PARENT DIF
Samples are from the SRE4 experiment - an in situ experiment to determine fate and effects of different types of oils in the Antarctic marine environment. For details see: Powell S.M., Snape I., ...


3. Chemical assessment during cleanup of the Thala Valley tip site, Casey Station, 2002/2003-2003/2004 [TVcleanup_2002-2004]   CHILD DIFs
Chemical assessment data for selected heavy metals determined for the abandoned waste disposal site at Thala Valley, Casey Station, over two seasons (pre- and during cleanup). 2002-03 summer: assessment ...


4. 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. ...


5. Regions used by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre [regions]
The regions dataset holds polygon data. The polygons are overlapping and suitable for use at multiple scales. The data include regions as large as the Southern Ocean, Australia's limit of the Southern ...


6. 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This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE.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 ...


7. Surveys at Davis for the Australian Antarctic Division's Station Infrastructure Project 5135 January, February 2019 [survey_davis_project5135_jan_feb_2019]
The Australian Antarctic Division's Station Infrastructure Project 5135 required terrestrial survey data at Davis for two designated areas as described below. 1 An area surrounding the wharf. Natural ...


8. Surveys at the Vestfold Hills for the Australian Antarctic Division's Year Round Aviation Access Project 5097 2018-19 [survey_vestfold_project5097_2018-19]
Surveying at the Vestfold Hills for the Australian Antarctic Division's Year Round Aviation Access Project 5097 was carried out during the summer of 2018/19 by by LCPL Brad Smart and LCPL Mathew Van ...


9. TOMODEC. High resolution seismic tomography of Deception Island (Antarctica), and modelling of seismo-volcanic sources [TOMODEC_2005_PROJECT-SPAIN]   CHILD DIFs
The TOMO-DEC experiment was organized in three main legs: (1) a search for sites to deploy seismic stations and for temporary camps to accommodate the researchers (austral summer 2003-2004); (2) the ...


10. Thala Valley Tip Site GIS Dataset [thala_tip_gis]
The Thala Valley Tip Site GIS dataset mapped from January 2001 aerial photography. The dataset includes watercourse, waterhole, breakline, spot height, contour, embankment, rock, sea ice, snow, tide ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. A grid system used by the Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmania, for Macquarie Island, 1974 to June 2001 [macquarie_taspaws_grid]
This metadata record describes a grid system for Macquarie Island formerly used by the Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmania. The grid was first adopted by Irynej Skira in 1974 and was based on the ...


14. 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, ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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, ...


19. BANZARE ship logs and station lists [BANZARE_logs]
The British Australian (and) New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) was a research expedition into Antarctica between 1929 and 1931, involving two voyages over consecutive Austral summers. ...


20. Commonwealth Bay Artefacts Survey Data, October - December 2002 [cden_artefacts_gis]
These data were collected during an AAD conservation expedition to Mawson's Huts, Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica in 2002 (October to December). The expedition travelled to Commonwealth ...


21. Concentration of heavy metals in marine waters around Casey station - summer 2003/04 [DGT-Heavymetals-Casey03-04]
The concentration of heavy metals in seawater at four sites around Casey was determined via Diffusive Gradients in Thin films (DGT) loggers attached to experimental mesocosms suspended below the sea ...


22. Ground Penetrating Radar data collected at Macquarie Island at the Station, tip and transmitter hut sites [GPR_MACCA_ANARE53]
GPR data collected at Macquarie Island at three locations, at the station area, above the abandoned tip and around the ionosonde hut. The instrument used was Ramac GPR with 250 MHz antennas. The ...


23. Heard Island - Ground Control Point Identification on 4 satellite images [heard_satimage_control]   PARENT DIF
Ground control points were captured in the field as described in the metadata record "Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands ...


24. 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. ...


25. 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, ...


26. 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 ...


27. 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. ...


28. 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. ...


29. Raw GC data to support paper "Investigation of evaporation and biodegradation of fuel spills in Antarctica: II - Extent of natural attenuation at Casey Station" [GC_Files_Casey_nat_attenuation]
GC-FID raw data files to support above publication. GC-FID acquisition systems included 'Millenium', 'Varian Star' and 'Agilent chemstation'. Some files copied to .AIA format and some files saved ...


30. 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 ...


31. Structure and dynamics of the Sorsdal Glacier [ASAC_1205]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The Sorsdal Glacier, located in the vicinity of the Davis Station, is one of the key polar outlet glaciers that contributes to the drainage of the East Antarctic ...


32. 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 ...


33. 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 ...


34. Surveys at Mawson November 2018 [survey_mawson_nov2018]
The Australian Antarctic Division's Infrastructure Project 5135 required terrestrial surveys at Mawson to inform decision making about mooring bollard locations. The surveying was done by LCPL Brad ...


35. The use of ground penetrating radar in contaminated site assessment in Antarctica - a pilot study at Casey and Wilkes [GPR_TIP_ANARE53_CASEY]
GPR data collected over two abandoned tip sites in Antarctica: Wilkes tip and Thala Valley tip. Ramac 250 MHz antenna was used. Data format is .rad and .rd3. Data collected during the 2001/2002 Antarctic ...


36. Assessment of the performance of diffusive gradients in thin-films for metal contaminant measurements in Antarctic marine waters [AAS_4326_DGTvalidation]
This study assessed the performance of diffusive gradients in thin-films (DGT) with a binding resin that used Chelex-100 (iminodiacetic acid functional groups) to measure cadmium, copper, nickel, ...


37. Casey Blue Ice Runway Survey Report 2002 - 2003 [A6_Survey]
Construction of a suitable runway near Casey was a major objective of the Air Link from Hobart to the Australian Antarctic Territory and the main focus of the 2003/03 season's fieldwork. The 2001/2002 ...


38. Effects of human activity on Gentoo penguins on Macquarie Island [pedestrian_gentoo]
This project empirically measures the effects of human activity on the behaviour and reproductive success of Gentoo penguins on Macquarie Island. This was achieved by 1) collecting behavioural responses ...


39. Effects of human activity on King penguins on Macquarie Island [pedestrian_king]
This project empirically measures the effects of human activity on the behaviour of King penguins on Macquarie Island, under ASAC project 1148. This was achieved by collecting behavioural responses ...


40. Effects of human activity on Royal penguins on Macquarie Island [pedestrian_royal]
This project empirically measures the effects of human activity on the behaviour, heart rate and egg-shell surface temperature of Royal penguins on Macquarie Island, as part of ASAC project 1148. ...


41. GIS Data representing the buildings at the old Casey station [oldcasey_buildings_gis]
Work commenced on the original Casey station in 1964 and it was fully operational by February 1969. Casey was a novel concept in Antarctic stations at the time with living and sleeping quarters, and ...


42. Origins and Biological Accumulation of Small Plastic Particles in Fur Seals From Macquarie Island [plastics_fur_seals]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: One hundred and sixty four plastic particles (mean length 4.1 mm) recovered from the scats of fur seals (Arctocephalus spp.) on Macquarie Island were examined. ...


43. Southern Prince Charles Mountains Satellite Image Map 1:500 000 [pcm_southern_sat]
Satellite image map of the Southern Prince Charles Mountains (PCM's), Antarctica (SS40-42B). This map was produced for the Australian Antarctic Division by AUSLIG (now Geoscience Australia) Commercial, ...


44. Total and hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in the permeable reactive barrier at Casey [PRB_bacterialnumbers_2007]
Material was collected from the permeable reactive barrier that was installed at the Main Power House spill site at Casey Station, Antarctica. Material from the barrier was collected from 40 sites ...


45. Land Surface Atmospheric Boundary Interaction Product L3 V1(LANDMET) at GES DISC [LANDMET_1]
This product is a multi-variate data compilation that reconciles the variation scales of these multiple measurements from varies resources, merges and maps them into a comprehensive description of ...


46. 1:100,000-scale Digital Line Graphs (DLG) from the U.S. Geological Survey [DLG100K]
Digital line graph (DLG) data are digital representations of cartographic information. DLG's of map features are converted to digital form from maps and related sources. Intermediate-scale DLG data ...


47. Aerial Photographs (from AMES Pilot Land Data System); USGS EDC, Sioux Falls [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AMES_AIR_PHOTOS]
The aerial photography inventoried by the Pilot Land Data System (PLDS) at NASA AMES Research Center has been transferred to the USGS EROS Data Center. The photos were obtained from cameras mounted ...


48. Large-scale digital line graph data from the U.S. Geological Survey [DLG_LARGE]
Digital line graph (DLG) data are digital representations of cartographic information. DLGs of map features are converted to digital form from maps and related sources. Large-scale DLG data are derived ...


49. Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics [MRLC]
The Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics (MRLC) project was established to provide multi-resolution land cover data of the conterminous United States from local to regional scales. A major component ...


50. USGS Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles [USGS_DOQ]
A Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle (DOQ) is a computer-generated image of an aerial photograph in which the image displacement caused by terrain relief and camera tilt has been removed. The DOQ combines ...


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