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    AFI 08/14_12 - CTD CFC and SF6 samples
    CFC and SF6 samples collected during the ANDREX cruise....

    AFI 10/04 - Orographic flows and the climate of the Antarctic Peninsula (OFCAP)
    The Antarctic Peninsula is currently one of the most rapidly warming regions on Earth. Large environmental changes have occurred as a result of this warming, most notably the retreat and rapid disintegration of some of the floating ice shel...

    Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) data from shallow and deep ocean moorings deployed on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between 2002 and 2006
    AFI 03/16 - Moorings to investigate intra-annual variability in Krill abundance and water-mass physical characteristics at South Georgia Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) is of vital importance to the South Georgia marine ecosystem. It...

    Actinic fluxes measured by spectroradiometer taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
    Actinic fluxes were measured using the BAS spectroradiometer, during 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....

    Aerolaser Foraldehyde (HCHO) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2007
    Formaldehyde measurements were made, using an Aerolaser HCHO Monitor Model AL4021, between 2004 and 2007. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Aerolaser carbon monoxide measurements (CO) taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Carbon monoxide measurements were made, using an Aerolaser fast CO monitor, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....

    Aethalometer Black Carbon measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Black Carbon measurements were made using an Aethalometer (AE16), between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Air sample data collected at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, during the 2008-09 field season
    Air samples were collected in addition to the surface water samples, in order to allow for the calculation of the direction and rate of flux of the bromocarbons across the sea-to-air interface....

    Air samples and analyses from Mount Rex, Antarctica in 2000/2003
    The sampling programme was carried out successfully using kites and helium balloon assisted kites to sample in both low and higher winds speeds. Air samples were successfully processed using the Ice Nucleus chamber for a variety of wind dir...

    Airborne radio-echo sounding (RES) measurements to investigate widespread enhanced flow in the interior of the East Antarctic ice sheet, 2001
    Airborne radio-echo sounding (RES) measurements of surface elevation, bed topography and ice thickness were made across the Bailey/Slessor region of East Antarctica. The primary objective of this research was to investigate the newly discov...

    Algal incubations of seawater samples collected from the upper watercolumn at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, during the 2008-09 field season.
    Samples of seawater were collected from the upper watercolumn at the RaTS site and examined under the microscope. From these samples, single microalgal cells were isolated using a micro- or capillary pipette, washed in sterile seawater medi...

    Alkyl nitrates and organo-halogens in the Antarctic - Seasonal cycle of trace gas concentrations at the Rothera time series (RaTS) site, 2005-2007
    Seawater samples were collected from 15m at the RaTS site from Feb 2005 until March 2007. During summer 2005/2006 samples were analysed using a GC-MS set up in the Bonner laboratory. At all other times samples were stored on solid sorbents ...

    Analyses of lake water samples from the Moutonnee, Ablation and Citadel Lakes, Antarctica, 2001/2002
    Isotopic analyses of Oxygen, Carbon and Deuterium were conducted on the lake water samples. ...

    Analyses of snow and ice samples from the Moutonnee, Ablation and Citadel Lakes, Antarctica, 2001/2002
    Snow and ice samples were taken from the Moutonnee, Ablation and Citadel Lakes. Isotopic analyses of Oxygen, Carbon and Deuterium were conducted on the samples. ...

    Analysis of Snow/Ice cores collected from Rothschild, Latady and Smyley Islands, Antarctica during 2006
    The project was concerned with understanding how air mass origin and meteorology affect the mass accumulation of snow in areas of the Antarctic Peninsula, and how the atmosphere''s properties are preserved in the snow. Ground truth measurem...

    Analysis of fossil wood and leaves of Tertiary age collected from Seymour Island, Antarctica in 2001
    Fossils from Palaeogene strata on Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula, were studied to determine the nature of vegetation response to the fundamental change from greenhouse to icehouse climates in Antarctica. Palaeoclimate data was derived ...

    Analysis of fungal cultures, plant and soil samples collected from the northern Antarctic Peninsula region in 2002/2003
    This study investigated the status of dark septate ("DS") fungi in Antarctic plant and soil communities, with the aim of determining the abundance of DS fungi in plant roots and rhizoids, their taxonomic affinities and their symbi...

    Analysis of piston sediment core from the Weddell Sea
    Piston core PS1506, a repeat of core PS1387, was collected from a midslope bench on the continental margin on the southern limb of the Weddell Gyre in the vicinity of cores PS1388 and PS1389. At these core sites in the Weddell Sea, polynyas...

    Analysis of rock and fossil samples collected from James Ross Island, Antarctica
    To obtain a global view of climate change, the climatic and evolutionary history of the Southern Hemisphere needs to be integrated into the picture, and an integration of high-latitude change is particularly important. To assist this integr...

    Analysis of sea-ice, water and brine samples for nutrient and chlorophyll content collected from Ryder Bay in 2005
    Water samples were collected for chlorophyll and nutrient concentrations, biogenic and lithogenic silica concentrations, POC and PON concentrations, phytoplankton identification, Si, C, N, and Ge isotopes, particulate Ba, and other trace el...

    Analysis of sediment cores collected in Ryder and Marguerite Bay, Antarctica between 2005 and 2006
    Box core samples were analysed for carbon and nitrogen isotopes, barium, aluminium and uranium and other lithogenic dust. Core dating was calculated and population analyses were used to determine species composition. The box cores were coll...

    Analysis of sediment traps and Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) casts in Ryder and Marguerite Bay, Antarctica
    Sediment traps were deployed and recovered and CTD/rosette casts were taken at two sites, one in Ryder Bay and one in Marguerite Bay. Biogeochemical proxy signals of nutrients and organic matter were assessed in sea ice compared to the open...

    Analysis of ship based Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) profiles and water samples collected in Marguerite Bay, Antarctica between January 2005 and December 2006
    CTD casts were conducted to describe the physical structure of the water column and to provide water samples for nutrient and particulate matter analyses from the James Clark Ross. A CTD transect was also conducted on a cruise across the mo...

    Analysis of soil solution samples taken from Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, 2008-2009
    In order to investigate the availability of peptides in the soils on Signy, the soil solution was sampled throughout the summer season, from mid November until early March. Soil solution samples were extracted under vacuum, with minimal dis...

    Analysis of water collected at Ryder Bay, Antarctica during 2005
    Water samples were collected from Ryder Bay using a small boat. A biogeochemical profile was performed at the following 5 depths: 0m (Surface), 5m, 10m, 15m and 25m at the RaTS site, for four RaTS events on: 7th January, 13th January, 19th ...

    Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS) measurements on geological samples from the Theron Mountains, Antarctica collected during the 2004/2005 field season
    Laboratory measurements of the Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS), made on a collection of sill samples. AMS involves the collection of some 1 metric tonne of oriented samples and the lab based determination of the magmatic flow fa...

    Antarctic Microclimate Data
    Automatic data loggers are often used to monitor environmental variables such as temperature (of air and soil), humidity, wind speed and radiation in microclimates where experimental or ecological studies are being carried out. Some loggers...

    Antarctic Peninsula Lake Database
    A geographic databse of lakes on the Antarctic Peninsula. A database of lake locations and subsiduary information. Fields include: Lake unique id, Name, location, imager reference/how identified, locality, size (longest axis), a...

    Antarctic Plant Database (Database of the BAS Herbarium)
    This database contains information on the herbarium specimens held in the herbarium of the British Antarctic Survey (international code AAS) as well as information about specimens collected in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic and held in oth...

    Antarctic Snow Accumulation Map and Data
    The map is derived from a compilation of field measurements. Satellite observations from AMSR-E and AVHRR instruments are used to guide the interpolation. The effective resolution of the map is approximately 100 km. The estimates of root me...

    Antarctica's Gamburtsev Province (AGAP)
    During the International Polar Year 2007-2009, the seven nation Antarctica''s Gamburtsev Province (AGAP) expedition aquired a detailed image of the ice sheet bed deep in the interior of East Antarctica. Airborne geophysical methods were use...

    Antarctica's Gamburtsev Province (AGAP) - Gravity
    During the International Polar Year 2007-2009, the seven nation Antarctica''s Gamburtsev Province (AGAP) expedition aquired a detailed image of the ice sheet bed deep in the interior of East Antarctica. Airborne geophysical methods were use...

    Antarctica's Gamburtsev Province (AGAP) - Magnetics
    During the International Polar Year 2007-2009, the seven nation Antarctica''s Gamburtsev Province (AGAP) expedition aquired a detailed image of the ice sheet bed deep in the interior of East Antarctica. Airborne geophysical methods were use...

    Antarctica's Gamburtsev Province (AGAP) - Radio Echo Sounding
    During the International Polar Year 2007-2009, the seven nation Antarctica''s Gamburtsev Province (AGAP) expedition aquired a detailed image of the ice sheet bed deep in the interior of East Antarctica. Airborne geophysical methods were use...

    Argon-Argon dating, field data and selected geochemical analysis data of rock samples collected in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica in 2000/2001
    The style and volume of magmatism varies between margins from large volume flood basalts such as the Parana or Deccan provinces to less volumetric margins such as the southern part of the South Atlantic. This case (Collaborative Awards in S...

    Atmospheric radiation measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Measurements of atmospheric radiation were made between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Automated Weather System (AWS) data from Avery Plateau, Jan 2011 to Jul 2011
    The AWS on the Avery Plateau was deployed on January 10th 2011. The instruments are mounted on a 5m pole, of which the bottom 1m was dug in at time of erection. The wind vane was 4m above the snow surface, temperature and humidity sensor 3....

    Automated Weather System (AWS) data from Cole Peninsula, Jan 2011 to Jan 2012
    The AWS at Cole Peninsula was deployed on Jan 21st 2011. The instruments are mounted on a 5m pole, of which the bottom 1m was dug in at time of erection. The wind vane was 4m above the snow surface, temperature and humidity sensor 3.5m abov...

    Automatic Weather Station (AWS) data collected from Rothschild, Latady and Smyley Islands, Antarctica during 2005
    The project was concerned with understanding how air mass origin and meteorology affect the mass accumulation of snow in areas of the Antarctic Peninsula, and how the atmosphere''s properties are preserved in the snow. Three micro-power Aut...

    BAS Geological Data - Overview
    The British Antarctic Survey holds one of the most extensive collections of Antarctic rocks and fossils anywhere in the world. These are predominately from the Antarctic Peninsula region and Scotia Arc, although there is also important mat...

    BAS Geological Data - Type and Figured Fossil Collection
    The palaeontology collection at the British Antarctic Survey is a unique and internationally important collection of specimens sourced predominantly from the Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc. The collection was started in the 1940s and co...

    BEDMAP ice-thickness database
    Data describing the thickness of the Antarctic ice sheet collected on surveys undertaken over the past 50 years have been brought together into a single database. These data have allowed the compilation of a suite of seamless digital topogr...

    Bedmap data - surface elevation, bed topography and ice thickness of the Bailey/Slessor region of East Antarctica, 2001
    Analysis of surface elevation, bed topography and ice thickness across the Bailey/Slessor region of East Antarctica. ...

    Bioacoustic data collected on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between October 2002 and January 2006
    Echosounding data were collected between 2002 and 2006. The data were collected as part of the project AFI 03/16...

    Biological samples collected by fishing taken from multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between October 2002 and January 2006
    Fishing was undertaken around the mooring positions to ground truth the acoustic data. Specifically, RMT hauls were used to learn more about the vertical distribution of plankton, krill, mysids and fish around these particular positions du...

    Biologically Relevant Radiation (Bentham spectroradiometer data, Rothera)
    Biologically-relevant radiation has been recorded since February 1997 using a Bentham spectroradiometer at Rothera. The Bentham spectroradiometer is sited on the roof of the Bonner Laboratory at Rothera. It measures spectral global irradia...

    Borehole sensor data collected as part of hot-water drilling on the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica (2004-2006)
    Approximatively 1MB of ice temperature data acquired during the RABID Project. Measured on a thermistor cable with 10 sensors located at depths between 15 m and 300 m below the surface. Collected between November 2004 and February 2006. ...

    Bottom topography of the Southern Ocean through swath bathymetry collected 2005-2006
    Bottom topography (assessed by swath bathymetry) of the Southern Ocean collected in the 2005/2006 field season. Bathymetry data was collected to assess its influence on dispersal and gene flow in two Antarctic fishes (Champsocephalus gu...

    Bromocarbon concentrations collected at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, during the 2008-09 field season.
    Time-series data of CHBr3 and CH2Br2 concentrations collected at the Rothera Time-Series site....

    Chemical analyses of soil samples collected from Signy, South Orkney Islands, 2005-2008
    To identify and quantify soil N species over a full growth season, small volumes of soil were removed from each sampling site 5 times during the field season and extracted in the laboratory. Bare soil at higher elevations, namely Observatio...

    Condensation Particle concentration measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Condensation particle concentration measurements were made, TSI Inc Condensation Particle Counter, (Model 3010, S/N 2375), between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of t...

    Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) including Lowered Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (LADCP) cast data from the RRS James Clark JR158 cruise, Southern Ocean, 2007
    Nineteen full-depth CTD stations were occupied during cruise JR158, with one shallow test deployment....

    Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) nutrient samples collected aboard RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR239 in 2010
    Nutrient samples collected on the ANDREX cruise....

    Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) oxygen samples collected aboard RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR239 in 2010
    Oxygen samples collected during the ANDREX cruise....

    Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) profile data collected on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between October 2002 and January 2006
    CTD profiles were taken between 2002 and 2006. The data were collected as part of the project AFI 03/16....

    Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) profile data from shallow and deep ocean moorings deployed on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between 2002 and 2006
    AFI 03/16 - Moorings to investigate intra-annual variability in Krill abundance and water-mass physical characteristics at South Georgia: Conductivity/Temperature/Depth (CTD) data from shallow (300m) and deep (1300m) moorings in the Souther...

    Conductivity-Temperature-Depth profiles, echo-soundings, swath bathymetry data, collected on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between October 2002 and January 2006
    CTD profiles, echosoundings, and swath bathymetry data were collected from the Southern Ocean between October 2002 and January 2006. Fishing was also undertaken around the mooring positions to ground-truth the acoustic data. Specifically, R...

    Cosmogenic nuclide age data from James Ross Island, Northeast Antarctic Peninsula
    Cosmogenic nuclide ages from James Ross Island...

    DNA fingerprints to determine selfing (homothallism) or outcrossing in Antarctic lichen
    The majority of Antarctic lichens produce sexual organs, and in many species sexual ascospores appear to be the only reproductive propagule. However, it is unknown whether sexual reproduction involves selfing (homothallism) or outcrossing. ...

    Daily base seal count at Signy Island
    The number of Fur and Elephant seals around the base on Signy Island have been counted daily between January and March since 1992. Details of the area counted are given in the 1992 Seal Mammal report (archive number: H/1992/NM3)....

    Data collected from radiosondes launched at Larsen camp, Larsen Ice Shelf, during the 2010-2011 field season
    24 radiosondes were launched from a camp on the Larsen Ice Shelf during the period from 8th to 31st of January 2011. Launches were carried out when weather forecast models forecast Fohn conditions. Files contain start time, minutes and sec...

    Data collected from radiosondes launched at Rothera during the 2010-2011 field season
    During episodes of westerly flow and potential Fohn events, routinely launched radiosondes at Rothera were complemented with additional launches, up to every three hours....

    Data for Ar-Ar and U-Pb isotopic dating, and petrography of rock samples collected from central Alexander Island, 2005-2006
    Ar-Ar dating of mylonites and detrital grains from central Alexander Island has been completed. U-Pb dating of detrital zircons has also been completed. ...

    Data from laboratory studies assessing the environmental factors which control photochemical alkyl nitrate production in seawater collected from the Southern Ocean, 2003-2006
    Assessment of the environmental factors controlling alkyl nitrate production in water....

    Depth profiles and underway measurements of seawater and trace gas analysis data collected in the Southern Ocean, 2004
    During passage from Stanley (Falklands Islands) to South Georgia, Stanley to Rothera and within the Western Core Box, 14 depth profiles, 70 surface seawater samples and 60 air samples were analysed for trace gas concentrations. In the Weste...

    Dew point measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
    Dew point measurements were made using a Campbell Scientific Dew point hygrometer in 2005. The measurements were taken from samples collected on the roof of the FAGE container. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (...

    Direct GPS measurements of the Weddell Sea ice shelves collected during the 2007-2008 field season
    During the 2007/08 summer field season 15 GPS receivers, recording position observations every 15 seconds for 24 hours a day, were successfully deployed over the Larsen C and Filchner-Ronne ice shelves. Six of these stations were uplifted a...

    Dredge sampling information from the Scotia Sea collected during February and March 2004
    The target area was along the eastern segments of the West Scotia Ridge, an ocean spreading centre which stopped spreading about 10 million years ago. The spreading centre has high topographic relief and contains an axial rift, which has fl...

    Drill monitoring data collected as part of hot-water drilling on the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica (2004-2006)
    Digital time series data collected for monitoring of drilling during the RABID Project. Water temperature, pressure, flow. Drill depth and hose tension. Instrumentation: SENSORS Flow meter - Kobold Instruments Ltd, L25 axial turbine f...

    Energy budget acclimation data for long term combined pH and temperature stressors in adult Antarctic urchins, Sterechinus neumayeri
    Due to the constant thermal environment and lower carbonate saturation state of the Southern Ocean, Antarctic marine ectotherms are expected to be amongst the most sensitive to the combined stressors of warming and ocean acidification (OA)....

    Fungal cultures, plant and soil samples (live and frozen) collected from the northern Antarctic Peninsula region in 2002/2003
    Three plant species, the leafy liverwort Cephaloziella varians and the angiosperms Deschampsia antarctica and Colobanthus quitensis, were sampled from 12 islands across a 1480 km latitudinal gradient from South Georgia through to Adelaide I...

    GPS data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
    Geographical Positioning System (GPS) data recorded in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instruments: Leica geodetic receivers. Four locations with continuous data records; all other locations (~70) occupied for short perio...

    GPS data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2008-2009
    Geographical Positioning System (GPS) data recorded in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instruments: Leica geodetic receivers. Static data: Two locations with continuous data records; all other locations (~70) occupied...

    Genetic Variation in Antarctic endemics and bipolar lichen
    Genetic variation on a spatial scale was assessed, using both DNA fingerprinting and sequencing-based approaches, in the Antarctic endemics Buellia frigida, Carbonia vorticosa and Amandinea petermananii, and in the bipolar species Caloplaca...

    Geochemical analysis of rock samples collected by dredging in the Scotia Sea during February and March 2004
    The initial aim of this project was to carry out a higher resolution geochemical study of mantle flow using existing samples. This confirmed flow from the Bouvet domain into the East Scotia Sea and placed constraints on flow pathways. The s...

    Geochemical and petrographic analysis of rock samples collected from Palmer Land and Graham Land, Antarctica in 2001/2002
    The chemistry of mafic volcanic rocks and minor intrusions erupted on continents can be used to define the composition and history of subcontinental asthenospheric and lithospheric mantle domains. We have produced new and collated published...

    Geodatabase of terrestrial and marine radiometric dates covering the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet (APIS)
    More well-constrained dates are urgently required in order to reduce the complexity visible in radiocarbon dates on the continental shelf. The geodatabase provides many conflicting ages, and improving chronological control on ice sheet retr...

    Geological analyses of samples collected from the Dronning-Maud Land area of East Antarctica during the 2007-2008 field season
    Geological analyses were conducted on the samples collected in Dronning-Maud Land during the 2007-2008 field work. Analyses included grain-size detemination, dating, whole rock and inclusion mineralogy, and geochemical analysis....

    Geological field observations from the Theron Mountains, Antarctica collected during the 2004/2005 field season
    Field observations, made during the 2004/2005 field season, using such features as sill steps, sill bridges, orientated phenocrysts and asymmetric structures to determine regional magma flow directions in the Theron Mountains. A full photog...

    Geological samples collected from James Ross Island, Northeast Antarctic Peninsula, during the 2010-2011 field season
    Geological samples from the 2010/11 field season...

    Geological samples collected from the Dronning-Maud Land area of East Antarctica during the 2007-2008 field season
    The (roughly) 10 week field campaign in 2007/2008 was used primarily for sample collection, with the rest of the time being used for mapping. All of the samples taken were of rocks that were found cropping out as nunataks. The investigati...

    Geological samples from the Theron Mountains, Antarctica collected during the 2004/2005 field season
    Collection of over 1 tonne of rock samples in the Theron Mountains, with an emphasis on the mainline of the enscarpment, which was reached by climbing the scree slopes at the base of the cliffs or by traversing the skyline, during the 2004/...

    Geological station and sample field data plus processed geochemical data from rocks collected in eastern Ellsworth Land, Antarctica during the 2002/2003 field season
    Examining the provenance of certain sedimentary rock sequences can potentially identify where sequences were originally deposited in relation to each other. Minerals found in sediments that are resistant to earth surface processes such as w...

    Geophysical data including multibeam bathymetry and sub-bottom profiler collected from the Weddell Sea and Marguerite Bay during February and March 2002
    Ice-rafted (Heinrich) layers in the North Atlantic provide clear evidence that basins of large Quaternary ice sheets have, in the past, exhibited major dynamic instabilities. The presence of large ice sheets on the modern Antarctic continen...

    Glacier flow vertical motion measurements, Antarctic Peninsula, 2005/07
    Correction, Verification and Context, of Satellite-Derived Elevation Changes on the Antarctic Peninsula CVaCS-DECAP The aim of the project was to measure the various factors that affect altitude of snow surfaces in Antarctica, in order ...

    Glacier outlines of the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet (APIS) for 1988, 2001 and 2009
    Glacial outlines of the APIS (Antarctict Peninsula Ice Sheet) for 1988, 2001, 2009, (now incorporatated into the GLIMS project)...

    Global Positioning System (GPS) data collected as part of hot-water drilling on the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica (2004-2006)
    GPS positions from sensors monitoring ice flow during the RABID Project (Leica and Trimble receivers). Five stations on the ice stream, plus one on slow-moving adjacent ice sheet (Fletcher Promontory), and one on a nunatak (unofficial name ...

    Gravity data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
    Gravity data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Instrument Lacoste & Romberg land gravity meter. Drift control primarily contained within the local area. Single, one-way tie to international gavity base station network...

    Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) measurments taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    H2O2 measurements were made using a HPLC-PCD system, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Hydroxyl (OH), Hydroperoxyl (HO2), and radiometer measurements taken by the FAGE instrument near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica during 2005
    FAGE OH, HO2, and radiometer measurements were made in 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    IPY-246_01 - ABACUS - Plant Growth and Allocation
    The aim of WP1 is to understand how plant growth and C allocation drive C dynamics at the community level and how this relates to plant N status and site fertility.It therefore focuses on testing H1 (plant-soil interactions) and will also p...

    IPY-246_02 - ABACUS - Soil Processes
    One of the key uncertainties in the interpretation of landscape scale C flux measurements is the contribution of CO2 released from soils to the observed net ecosystem flux (Shaver et al. 1992; Boone et al. 1998; Liski et al. 1999; Hobbie et...

    IPY-246_03 - ABACUS - Soil/Plant Flux Measurements
    We will provide to WP7 high temporal resolution of C exchange of the key tundra-dwarf-shrub and forest understorey communities through diurnal cycles at different times of year, coupled with, where relevant, concomitant measurements of CO2 ...

    IPY-246_04 - ABACUS - Tower Flux Measurements
    We will make measurements of the fluxes of energy, water and CO2 from a small number of distinct arctic surface types using the Eddy Correlation (EC) method. These measurements provide estimates across a "footprint"of a few hundre...

    IPY-246_05 - ABACUS - Aircraft Fluxes and Remote Sensing
    The aircraft will be used in support of hypotheses 2, 3, 6 and 7. The system will produce area-averaged fluxes of CO2, CH4, water vapour and heat; it will also produce maps of the variability in the main drivers of land-atmosphere exchange ...

    IPY-246_06 - ABACUS - Satellite Remote Sensing and Geostatistics
    WP6 will provide spatial observations (with errors) for assimilation into the ecosystem models of WP7. Provision of spatiotemporal data will be key to WP7 and addressing hypotheses H2, H3 and H7. The main types of EO data that will be used ...

    IPY-264_07 - ABACUS - Modelling and Synthesis
    The aim of the modelling WP is to provide the means to extrapolate and scale information to test H7 by determining (1) whether flux tower measurements are consistent with multiple chamber measurements gathered within the footprint; and (2) ...

    IPY-372 - Polarview information products
    Polar View delivers a range of environmental information services for the polar regions derived primarily from satellite imagery and data. The project aims to coordinate delivery of these information products direct to users. Services inclu...

    Ice Nuclei and Meteorological Data, Mount Rex, Antarctica Jan-Feb 2002
    The sampling programme was carried out successfully using kites and helium balloon assisted kites to sample in both low and higher winds speeds. Air samples were successfully processed using the Ice Nucleus chamber for a variety of wind dir...

    Ice core data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
    Analysis of shallow ice cores collected in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Three cores drilled to ~20 m depth. Two cores returned to UK for analysis. One core measured for density-depth in the field, then discarded. One of the two...

    Ice core samples collected as part of hot-water drilling on the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica (2004-2006)
    Sections of ice core acquired from upper 100 m of the ice stream during the RABID Project. Retrieved using hot-water corer. Cores taken at selected depths in two adjacent holes. Core section length = up to 4 m. Number of core sections = 6. ...

    Ice core samples from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
    Shallow ice cores collected in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Three cores drilled to ~20 m depth. Two cores returned to UK for analysis. One core measured for density-depth in the field, then discarded. One of the two cores retur...

    Isotopic labelling experiments based on field measurements taken at Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, 2008-2009
    The field measurements (AFI 08/08_01 - AFI 08/08_03) were used to determine the availability of peptide nitrogen to photosynthetic organisms and soil microbes. In order to fully understand their significance in the Maritime Antarctic nitro...

    Krill genetic profiling from samples collected in the Southern Ocean and South Atlantic during the Discovery 2010 cruise JR177
    The purpose of these studies was to document the sequence of expression of genes over the moult cycle and the spatial-temporal expression of clock genes. Samples of krill derived from the Discovery 2010 summer cruise were processed and pre...

    Krill observational activity monitoring studies conducted in the Southern Ocean and South Atlantic during the Discovery 2010 cruise JR177, 2007-2008
    Behaviour in many organisms (including krill) is strongly influenced by diurnal and seasonal changes in the environment. The evolution of circadian clocks has afforded organisms regulation of molecular and physiological rhythms, which in t...

    Krill samples collected from the Southern Ocean and South Atlantic during the Discovery 2010 cruise JR177, 2007-2008
    The animals used for this project were caught during the Discovery 2010 cruise JR177 aboard the RRV James Clark Ross. Krill from two areas were used, one from around 60 South from the vicinity of the South Orkney Islands, and the second fro...

    List of non-lichenized fungi from the Antarctic region
    This list provides a check-list of the non-lichenized fungi reported from Antarctica that have been published in the literature or deposited in major culture collections. The list includes all macrofungi, filamentous forms and yeasts, toge...

    Long-Term Monitoring of Signy Lake Chemistry by BAS 1963-2004
    The long term monitoring of water chemistry in Signy Island lakes is unique in polar limnology, in its duration (30+ years), detail, and range of sites. It details seasonal patterns of snow and ice cover, inorganic nutrient status and chlor...

    Lowered Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (LADCP) and Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) data used to calibrate four ocean moorings deployed in Shag Rocks Passage, Scotia Sea during 2004
    LADCP-CTD data, during cruises JR 80 and 110 (Lowered Accoustic Doppler Current Profiler (LADCP) / Conductivity Temperature Depth (CTD)) CTD measurements taken at each location for calibration of the instruments on the moorings. Four CT...

    Magnetometer data from 2001 - LPM network
    The British Antarctic Survey holds magnetic data measuring the plasmaspheric mass loading on magnetic field lines in Antarctica. The network of Low Power Magnetometer instruments consists of permanent and temporary sites. The data is collec...

    Major ions concentrations from monthly snow pit and surface sampling at Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Measurements of the concentrations of major ions in snow samples were made, using ion chromatography, between 2004 and 2005. Snow was collected using surface sampling and snow pits. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laborat...

    Major ions measured using cascade impactor sampling taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2003 and 2005
    Concentrations of major ions were measured using cascade impactor sampling, between 2003 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Mapping and measurement of rock-types and structures collected from central Alexander Island, 2004-2005
    Key geological boundaries were identified and mapped onto aerial photos and satellite images. ...

    Measurements from Twin Otter Meteorological Airborne Science INstrumentation (MASIN) flights, Antarctic Peninsula, 11 Jan to 5 Feb 2011
    The MASIN Twin Otter aircraft (VP-FAZ) fitted with atmospheric instruments flew 22 flight, lasting in total around 78 hours, in support of the OFCAP project. During the intensive observing period from the 11th January to 5th February two st...

    Meteorological data (including precipitation, coverage, and wind) taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Meteorological data (including precipitation, coverage, and wind) were collected between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....

    Meteorological data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
    Meteorological data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: HOBO Weather Station (HOBO AWS) recording wind speed, wind direction, temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation. HOBO - registered trad...

    Meteorological data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2008-2009
    Meteorological data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: HOBO Weather Station (HOBO AWS) recording wind speed, wind direction, temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation. HOBO - registered tr...

    Meteorological data from four metre mast situated near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2001 and 2006
    Full meteorological dataset taken from mast near to the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) during the CHABLIS campaign (2001-2006). ...

    Meteorological data taken on top of the FAGE container near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
    Meteorological data were collected in 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Meteorological observations taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Meteorological observations were taken between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Middle atmospheric carbon monoxide above Troll station, Antarctica from February 2008 - January 2010 : V 2.0
    Version 2.0 This data set contains mesospheric carbon monoxide (CO) data acquired by the ground-based microwave radiometer of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS radiometer) stationed at Troll station in Antarctica (72 deg S, 2.5 deg E, 12...

    Middle atmospheric carbon monoxide above Troll station, Antarctica from February 2008 - January 2010 : V1.0
    Version 1.0 This data set contains mesospheric carbon monoxide (CO) data acquired by the ground-based microwave radiometer of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS radiometer) stationed at Troll station in Antarctica (72 deg S, 2.5 deg E, 12...

    Middle atmospheric ozone above Troll station, Antarctica from February 2008 - January 2010
    This data set contains mesospheric ozone (O3) data acquired by the ground-based British Antarctic Survey''s Microwave Radiometer at Troll (BAS-MRT) in Antarctica (72 deg S, 2.5 deg E, 1270 amsl). The BAS radiometer has been designed in orde...

    Models of population structuring of the fish Champsocephalus gunnari and Notothenia rossii by oceanographic processes in the Southern Ocean
    Life history and phylo-genetic/geographic data was combined with oceanographic data to test models of population structuring by oceanographic processes. The data are solely model outputs; specifically high-resolution flows for the South Geo...

    Mono-nitrogen oxides (NOx) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    NOx measurements were made, using a chemiluminescence analyser, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Monthly mean temperature,pressure and wind speed data from a selection Antarctic stations and automatic weather stations for use in climatic research
    The READER Project READER (REference Antarctic Data for Environmental Research) is a project of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR http://www.scar.org/) and has the goal of creating a high quality, long term dataset of...

    Morphometric data from fish samples of Champsocephalus gunnari and Notothenia rossii collected from the Southern Ocean, 2005-2006
    Fish samples of Champsocephalus gunnari and Notothenia rossii (tissues preserved in ethanol, and otoliths) were collected from the Southern Ocean in the 2005/2006 field season. Morphometric data, including body length, mass, sex and reprod...

    Morphometric data from octopuses collected in the Southern Ocean
    Every octopus was fixed in 5-6% formalin for 4 days, before being heat sealed in a plastic bag containing 4% formalin, and packed for morphometric studies. ...

    Multibeam bathymetry and sub-bottom profiler data collected in the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004
    The main aim of this project was to carry out the first systematic investigation of the former ice drainage basin in the southern Bellingshausen Sea, using sediment cores, swath bathymetry by means of the EM120 multibeam echo sounder and th...

    Multibeam bathymetry data collected in the Scotia Sea during February and March 2004
    The target area was along the eastern segments of the West Scotia Ridge, an ocean spreading centre which stopped spreading about 10 million years ago. The spreading centre has high topographic relief and contains an axial rift, which has fl...

    Multibeam bathymetry data collected on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between October 2002 and January 2006
    Swath bathymetry data were collected between 2002 and 2006. The data were collected as part of the project AFI 03/16....

    Nitric acid (HNO3) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2006
    Nitric acid measurements were made using ion chromatography, between 2004 and 2006. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Nitrous acid (HONO) mixing ratio measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Nitrous acid (HONO) mixing ratio measurements were made between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Non-Methane Hydrocarbon (NMHC) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    NMHC measurements were made, using a GC-FID, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Nutrient and chlorophyll assays conducted on water samples collected in Ryder Bay during 2005
    For the 2005-2006 season, the same sampling procedure for collection of water samples was followed; a biogeochemical profile at 5 depths: 0m (Surface), 5m, 10m, 15m and 25m was conducted at the RaTS site. In addition to this, primary produc...

    Ocean chemistry, including salinity, oxygen isotope and dissolved oxygen data collected from the RRS James Clark JR158 cruise, Southern Ocean, 2007
    Dissolved oxygen concentrations were measured in discrete samples drawn from Niskin bottles in order to calibrate the oxygen sensor on the CTD....

    Ocean temperature, salinity and current measurments taken from four ocean moorings deployed in Shag Rocks Passage, Scotia Sea during 2004
    Discrete ocean temperature, salinity and current measurements at four locations in Shag Rocks Passage. Moorings were deployed at 4 locations in Shag Rocks Passage (5255.6700S, 4745.5500W), (5255.6530S, 4745.9920W), (5302.5100S, 4802.7700W),...

    Octopus species - Pareledone charcoti, Pareledone turqueti and Adelieledone polymorpha - collected from the Southern Ocean, RSS James Clark Ross cruise JR147/145, 2006
    A large collection of tissue samples of our target groups from the deep sea and Antarctica have already been collected in previous cruises. The specific objective of this cruise (JCR147/145) was to target three species of octopus, Pareledon...

    Organic nitrates and selected Halocarbons concentration measurments taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2006
    Concentrations of organic nitrates and selected halocarbons in bottle samples were measured using NI-GCMS, between 2004 and 2006. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS proje...

    Ozone (O3) and Nitric Oxide (NO) measurements taken on top of the FAGE container near the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
    O3 and NO measurements were made in 2005, using TEI instruments attached to the roof of the FAGE container. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Particle flux, salinity, temperature and current measurements taken from two ocean moorings deployed in Ryder Bay and Marguerite Bay during 2005
    Moorings were deployed and recovered using the James Clark Ross (cruise number: JR112/113, JR155). One was deployed in Ryder Bay at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) oceanographic station mid way between Rothera Point and Leonie Islands. The o...

    Peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) mixing ratio measurments taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    PAN mixing ratio measurements were made, using the UEA Cryo-PAN instrument, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006)....

    Pollution filter measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2001 and 2006
    Pollution filter data were collected between 2001 and 2006. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Radar data collected as part of hot-water drilling on the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica (2004-2006)
    Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR) data acquired during the RABID Project with a Mala GPR....

    Radar data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008 (AFI 07/02_03)
    Radar data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: the British Antarctic Survey''s (BAS) "DELORES 1" and "DELORES II" radar systems. Line length between 1 and 45 km. Simultaneous GPS d...

    Radar data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2008-2009
    Radar data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: the British Antarctic Survey''s DELORES II radar system. Line length between 5 and 45 km. Simultaneous GPS data acquired with Leica geodetic GPS receiver ...

    Raw geochemical analyses data (zircon analysis) from rocks collected in eastern Ellsworth Land, Antarctica during the 2002/2003 field season
    A new technique that coupled SHRIMP U-Pb analyses with Laser ablation ICP isotope analyses for detrital zircons enabled the provenance of sediments from the English Coast region to be better assessed than had been previously possible. Such...

    Rock and fossil samples collected from James Ross Island, Antarctica
    To provide further stratigraphic resolution through the Gustav Group a key section through the Kotick Point, Whisky Bay and Hidden Lake formations, adjacent to Brandy Bay on northern James Ross Island was re-measured and sampled for both Sr...

    Rock samples collected by dredging in the Scotia Sea during February and March 2004
    Sampling was undertaken within the West Scotia Sea in an attempt to identify the boundary between the Pacific and Bouvet mantle domains and so understand, quantify and document the flow of mantle - which is important for understanding globa...

    Rock samples collected from Palmer Land and Graham Land, Antarctica in 2001/2002
    Initial work during the 2001/2002 field season commenced with reconnaissance and sampling in northeast Palmer Land. Over a two month period, outcrop from the Welch Mountains to the Eternity Range was visited, the geology described, and maf...

    Rock samples collected from central Alexander Island in the 2004-2005 field season
    Rock samples were collected from the northern LeMay Range, southern Douglas Range and the Lully Foothills of Alexander Island, Antarctica, and transferred to the Open University ("OU") via the British Antarctic Survey. Samples wer...

    Rock samples collected in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica in 2000/2001
    The style and volume of magmatism varies between margins from large volume flood basalts such as the Parana or Deccan provinces to less volumetric margins such as the southern part of the South Atlantic. This CASE (Collaborative Awards in S...

    Rock samples, rock powders and mineral seperates collected from eastern Ellsworth Land, Antarctica during the 2002/2003 field season
    Despite the important tectonic and stratigraphic setting, rocks from the English Coast area remain largely unstudied, as the paucity of exposure has hindered detailed structural and sedimentological analysis. Samples were collected for zir...

    SOMBASE - Southern Ocean Mollusc Database
    Understanding where organisms live and why they live there is the key aim of ecology. SOMBASE is a tool for looking at marine molluscs in the seas around Antarctica. Using a database and the latest mapping technology it is possible to displ...

    Samples of fossil wood and leaves of Tertiary age collected from Seymour Island, Antarctica in 2001
    During field work in 2001 over 1600 specimens were collected from four main fossil plant assemblages: the ''Nordenksjold flora'' from the Cross Valley Formation of Late Palaeocene age; and 3 floras from La Meseta Formation i) Flora2 from th...

    Satellite-tracked trajectories of drifting buoys deployed in the Southern Ocean, 2006-2010
    Forty surface drifters (drogued at 15m) were deployed from the ship during the cruise, and were subsequently tracked by satellite. Four ARGO floats were also deployed. These were programmed to drift at a depth of 1000m. They were also pr...

    Seabed topography beneath Larsen C Ice Shelf from seismic soundings
    Seismic reflection soundings of ice thickness and seabed depth were acquired on the Larsen C Ice Shelf in order to test a sub-shelf bathymetry model derived from the inversion of IceBridge gravity data. A series of lines were collected, fro...

    Seal count data at Signy Island
    The total number of seals on Signy Island is counted in February each year. The island is divided into 6 areas, sub-divided into 105 zones and the number of Antarctic Fur seals, Elephant seals, Weddell seals and other seal species in each z...

    Sediment core samples and analyses of sediment core samples from the Moutonnee, Ablation and Citadel Lakes, Antarctica, 2001/2002
    Sediment cores were collected from the 3 sites (approx. 6m from Moutonnee Valley, 2.5m from Ablation Valley and 5m from Citadel Bastion). They were analysed for physical property data including: magnetic susceptibility, wet weight, loss on ...

    Sediment cores collected in the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004
    The main aim of this project was to carry out the first systematic investigation of the former ice drainage basin in the southern Bellingshausen Sea, using sediment cores, swath bathymetry by means of the EM120 multibeam echo sounder and th...

    Sediment trap and delta data from the Moutonnee Lake, Antarctica, 2001/2002
    Sediment trap and delta samples were taken from the Moutonnee Lake in 2001/2002. Samples were analysed for grain size, Carbon and Nitrogen content and isotopic Carbon content. Delta samples were also analysed for luminescence dating. ...

    Seismic data from Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
    Seismic reflection data acquired in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Recording instrument: Geometrics Geode, 48 channels, active source (explosives). Five single-fold lines. Line length between 7.7 and 2.5 km. In addition, fold inc...

    Seismic reflection data collected as part of hot-water drilling on the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica (2004-2006)
    Digital seismic reflection data (BISON 9024 seismograph) acquired during the RABID Project. Data collected using 24 channels, active source (explosives). Four single-fold lines. Line length 3.6 km. Instrumentation Data logger: BISON 902...

    Sequencing data from octopus samples collected in the Southern Ocean
    A small tissue sample was taken from the mantle of each octopus and placed immediately in 70 - 80 % ethanol for preservation, in preparation for DNA extraction. ...

    Ship based Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) profiles and water samples collected in Marguerite Bay, Antarctica during 2005
    CTD casts were conducted to describe the physical structure of the water column and to provide water samples for nutrient and particulate matter analyses from the James Clark Ross (cruise number: JR112/113, JR136/137, JR155 & JR174). ...

    Ship underway data, including navigation and vessel-mounted ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers) taken aboard RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR158, 2007
    Ship underway data, including navigation and shipborne ADCP. On the ship the position and observed data were interpolated to five-second records to merge the navigation with the underway data. These one-minute averages are averages over 1...

    Soil and ambient air temperature collected from Signy, South Orkney Islands, 2005-2006
    Soil temperature was monitored at 5 soil sampling times and ambient air temperature was monitored at each site throughout the field season. The sampling sites were: Bare soil at higher elevations, namely Observation Bluff, Factory Bluffs, J...

    Soil and biological samples collected from Signy, South Orkney Islands, 2005-2006
    To identify and quantify soil N species over a full growth season, small volumes of soil were removed from each sampling site 5 times during the field season and extracted in the laboratory. Bare soil at higher elevations, namely Observatio...

    Soil moisture measurements taken at Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, 2008-2009
    Soil solution samples were analysed (AFI 08/08_01) for different forms of nitrogen, including peptides. Concurrent measurements of soil moisture were carried out to determine the effect of moisture on the availability of different nitrogen ...

    Soil temperature measurements taken at Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, 2008-2009
    Soil solution samples were analysed (AFI 08/08_01) for different forms of nitrogen, including peptides. Concurrent measurements of soil temperature were carried out to determine the effect of temperature on the availability of different nit...

    Soil, rock and biological samples from the Moutonnee, Ablation and Citadel Lakes, Antarctica, 2001/2002
    The general reference data consists of soil, rock and biological samples. These were analysed for grain size, CHN and carbon isotopes. ...

    South Georgia Bathymetric Dataset grid
    Bathymetric grid at 150m resolution of the area surrounding South Georgia. Projected in LCC co-ordinates saved in esri grid format. Continuous dataset constructed form a variety of sources....

    South Orkney Fast-Ice Series
    The South Orkney Fast-Ice series (SOFI) is a record of the timing of formation and breakout of fast-ice in a bay in the South Orkney Islands on the Scotia Arc in the northern Weddell Sea, Antarctica (approx. position: 60 deg 40''S, 45 de...

    South Orkney Fast-Ice Series (SOFI) : 2004 Signy Island camera images
    Signy Island camera image files of sea-ice coverage for 2004; played as a movie....

    Specimens, Cultures, Ribosomal and other genomic DNA sequences collected from Antarctica
    The planned fieldwork involved collection of fertile lichens from a range of sites across the Antarctic Peninsula and isolation of the lichen-forming fungi into pure culture in a laboratory at Rothera. Approximately 5,600 monospore cultures...

    Starbuck Glacier, Antarctic Peninsula : Topography data
    This repository contains data used to support the results discussed in: Annals of Glaciology, 2013 "The bedrock topography of Starbuck Glacier, Antarctic Peninsula, as determined by radio-echo soundings and flow modeling."...

    Surface Energy Budget (SEB) measurements of the snowpack taken at Larsen camp, Larsen C Ice Shelf, Jan 2011
    Comprehensive measurements to capture the surface energy balance (radiation, turbulence, snow temperature,...) ...

    Surface ozone measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2004 and 2005
    Surface ozone measurements were made, using a 2B-Technologies (Model 202) ozone analyzer, between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Temperature and salinity data from seven ARGO floats deployed on marine cruise JR110 in November 2004
    ARGO floats measure temperature and salinity. Seven floats were deployed in November 2004 on JR110, these report automatically to BODC....

    Temperature data from 20-m borehole, Subglacial Lake Ellsworth region, West Antarctica, 2007-2008
    Measurement of temperature at the base of a 20-m deep borehole in the region of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth. Resistance of two calibrated thermistors measured at the base of a 20 m deep borehole....

    Temperature data taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between 2001 and 2006
    Temperature measurements were made between 2004 and 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    The Antarctic Rothera radar (680S) - Winds, waves, tides and temperature data, mesosphere and lower thermosphere, VHF meteor radar, Rothera, 2005-2007
    The radar measured the winds, waves and tides of the mesosphere and lower thermosphere regions of the atmosphere. The radar routinely makes three types of measurement: 1. horizontal winds at heights of ~ 75 - 105 km from the drifting of met...

    The structure of zooplankton aggregations as determined by hull-mounted (EK500) echo-sounder data collected aboard the RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR58 in 2001
    AFI 01/10 - The structure of zooplankton aggregations as determined by multi-frequency acoustics and nets Data were collected with Simard EK500 scientific echo-sounder running on RRS James Clark Ross during net hauls where TUBA were d...

    The structure of zooplankton aggregations as determined by net sample data collected aboard the RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR58 in 2001
    AFI 01/10 - The structure of zooplankton aggregations as determined by multi-frequency acoustics and nets Data collected from 15 net hauls on BAS cruise JR058. Data are zooplankton (mainly krill and salps) entering the net during hauls ...

    The structure of zooplankton aggregations as determined by net-mounted sonar - TUBA (Towed Undulating BioAcoustic Sensor) data collected aboard the RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR58 in 2001
    AFI 01/10 - The structure of zooplankton aggregations as determined by multi-frequency acoustics and nets Data collected from 15 net hauls on BAS cruise JR058 using net mounted sonar - TUBA (Towed Undulating BioAcoustic Sensor). Data ar...

    Timing and rates of ice sheet thinning in the Ellsworth Mountains, Weddell Sea embayment - Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) measurements, 2005-2008
    AMS measurements of cosmogenic isotopes from rock samples collected from the Ellsworth Mountains in 2005/2006. Pressed AMS targets will be measured at SUERC to yield exposure ages. ...

    Timing and rates of ice sheet thinning in the Ellsworth Mountains, Weddell Sea embayment - glacial geomorphological data, 2005-2008
    Glacial geomorphological data from the Ellsworth Mountains. Satellite imagery and aerial photography, ground truthing, surveying and GPS traverses were used for geomorphological mapping. Additional photographic and weathering data were use...

    Timing and rates of ice sheet thinning in the Ellsworth Mountains, Weddell Sea embayment - ice sheet model runs, 2005-2008
    The GLIMMER ice sheet model will be used to simulate former ice sheet configurations in the Weddell Sea embayment, constrained against our new field data. ...

    Timing and rates of ice sheet thinning in the Ellsworth Mountains, Weddell Sea embayment - powders, solutions and residues, 2006-2008
    For each of the rock samples analysed in the lab, a (variable) number of laboratory stages are created, including sawing and crushing residues, pure quartz separates, chemical solutions, and AMS targets. ...

    Timing and rates of ice sheet thinning in the Ellsworth Mountains, Weddell Sea embayment - rock samples collected from the Ellsworth Mountains, 2005-2006
    200+ erratic and bedrock samples were collected from 11 sites along a 350km transect. Rocks include erratic boulders bedrock and sediments from altitudinal transects: sampling consisted of hammer and chisel, petrol-powered rock saw (in a fe...

    Total Peroxy radical (HO2 + RO2) measurements taken at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory, Halley, Antarctica between during 2005
    Total Peroxy radical (HO2 + RO2) measurements were made, during 2005. The work was carried out at the Clean Air Sector Laboratory (Halley, Antarctica) as part of the CHABLIS project (2001-2006). ...

    Trace gas depth profiles in seawater collected at the Rothera Time Series site (RaTS) site, 2006
    The 2005/6 field campaign was to determine alkyl nitrate and organo-halogen concentrations in the upper 100m of the water column at the RaTS site. Samples were collected from 0, 5, 10, 15, 25, 50 and 100 m at the RaTS site using a Niskin bo...

    UK Antarctic Surface Meteorology; 1947 - 2013
    Surface meteorological data collected at British Antarctic Survey stations in Antarctica. The following meteorological parameters are included in the files Sea Level Pressure (hPa), Station Level Pressure (hPa), Temperature (Deg C), Wind...

    UK Met Office Unified Model (UM) output, run at 1.5km resolution, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
    Model output...

    UK Met Office's Unified Model (UM) output, run at 4km resolution, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
    Model output...

    VELOX
    Data from the VELOX (VLF/ELF Logger Experiment) at Halley. Continuous VLF/ELF radio wave power, polarisation, arrival bearing, maximum/ minimum, and impulse counts, in 10 frequency bands from 300 Hz to 10 kHz with a 1 s time resolution. Fo...

    Vector Topographic Data of Antarctica - The Antarctic Digital Database
    The Antarctic Digital Database (ADD) is the premier source of vector topographic data for Antarctica. First published on CD-ROM in 1993, the current version is available for download from http://www.add.scar.org/. The data are supplied in ...

    Very Low frequency (VLF) Doppler Radio Receiver data from Rothera, Antarctica in 2001/2002
    New instrumentation was deployed in the Antarctic Peninsula region to monitor conditions occurring in the region of near-space surrounding the Earth. The opportunity was taken to link into a NASA satellite mission occurring at the same time...

    Vessel-mounted ACDP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler) data collected aboard RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR239 in 2010
    VMADCP data collected during the ANDREX cruise....

    Vibro and gravity sediment cores plus associated data collected from the Weddell Sea and Marguerite Bay during February and March 2002
    Ice-rafted (Heinrich) layers in the North Atlantic provide clear evidence that basins of large Quaternary ice sheets have, in the past, exhibited major dynamic instabilities. The presence of large ice sheets on the modern Antarctic continen...

    Water Column Profiler (WCP) data from shallow and deep ocean moorings deployed on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia between October 2002 and January 2006
    AFI 03/16 - Moorings to investigate intra-annual variability in Krill abundance and water-mass physical characteristics at South Georgia: Water Column Profiler (WCP) data from shallow (300m) and deep (1300m) moorings in the Southern Ocean c...

    Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model output, run at 1km resolution, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
    Model output...

    Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, run at 4km resolution, Larsen Ice Shelf, Jan to Feb 2011
    Model output...

    Weather data collected as part of hot-water drilling on the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica (2004-2006)
    Weather data acquired on Rutford Ice Stream during the RABID Project. Wind speed, wind direction, temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation recored with an HOBO AWS (Automatic Weather Station: data logger & sensors );...