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Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) data from shallow and deep ocean moorings deployed on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia, 2002-2006
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) data collected in the Southern Ocean, northwest of South Georgia, between 2002 and 2006 The ADCP measures speed and direction of the water current at different levels of the water column, as well as ...>>
Algal incubations of seawater samples collected from the upper watercolumn at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, 2008-2009
Samples of seawater were collected from the upper watercolumn at the RaTS site and examined to assess bromocarbon production by different microalgal species and how this production varies with changing environmental conditions. The field re...>>
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 (gas chromatograph mass selective detector) set up in the Bonner laboratory. At all other ...>>
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 sea-ice, water and brine samples collected from Ryder Bay, Antarctica, 2005
Water samples were collected for chlorophyll and nutrient concentrations, biogenic and lithogenic silica concentrations, particulate organic carbon and nitrogen (POC/PON) concentrations, phytoplankton identification, Si, C, N, and Ge isotop...>>
Analysis of sediment cores collected in Ryder Bay and Marguerite Bay, Antarctica, 2005-2006
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, Jan 2005-Dec 2006
Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (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 co...>>
Analysis of water samples at Ryder Bay, Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, 2005
Water samples were collected from Ryder Bay at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, using a small boat. A biogeochemical profile was performed at the following 5 depths: 0m (surface), 5m, 10m, 15m and 25m, for four RaTS events on: 7 January...>>
Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS) measurements on geological samples from the Theron Mountains, Antarctica, collected 2004-2005
Laboratory AMS (Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility) measurements made on a collection of sill samples collected from the Theron Mountains, Antarctica, during the 2004-2005 field season. AMS involves the collection of some 1 metric ton...>>
Biological sample data from fishing undertaken during multiple cruises in the Southern Ocean, Oct 2002-Jan 2006
Biological fishing samples were collected during multiple cruises in the Southern Ocean between Oct 2002 and Jan 2006. Fishing was undertaken in the area of sub-surface moorings to ground-truth acoustic data being collected. Specificall...>>
Biological tissue samples for octopus species - Pareledone charcoti, Pareledone turqueti and Adelieledone polymorpha - collected from the Southern Ocean, 2006
Octopus biological tissue samples collected from the Southern Ocean, James Clark Ross cruise no. JR147/145. A large collection of tissue samples of our target groups from the deep sea and Antarctica have already been collected in previous c...>>
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 at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay, 2008-2009
Time-series data of bromocarbon compound concentrations - bromoform (CHBr3) and dibromomethane (CH2Br2) concentrations. These were collected at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Marguerite Bay during the 2008-2009 field season....>>
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.Each cast acquired measurements from a Seabird CTD and dissolved oxygen sensor, beam transmissometer, fluorometer, altimeter and 8x10 litre...>>
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 from shallow and deep ocean moorings deployed on multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia, 2002-2006
Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) data from shallow (300m) and deep (1300m) moorings in the Southern Ocean collected between Oct 2002 and Jan 2006. The CTD measured the conductivity of the water (equating to salinity), together with the ...>>
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...>>
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...>>
Geological field observations from the Theron Mountains, Antarctica, 2004-2005
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 photogr...>>
Geological samples collected from the Theron Mountains, Antarctica, 2004-2005
The collection consists of over 1 tonne of rock samples from 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, d...>>
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...>>
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 (cruise no JR177) were ...>>
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 krill samples collected 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...>>
Laboratory data 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....>>
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, 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...>>
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...>>
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 from the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004
Swath bathymetry data collected using a EM120 multibeam echo sounder and the TOPAS sub-bottom profiling system aboard the RRS James Clark Ross (JR104) in the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004. This work was carried out as part of the first system...>>
Multibeam swath bathymetry data collected in the Scotia Sea, 2004
Multibeam swath bathymetry data was collected aboard the James Clark Ross between Feb and Mar 2004 (cruise number JR77-78). The target area was along the eastern segments of the West Scotia Ridge, an ocean spreading centre which stopped spr...>>
Nutrient and chlorophyll assays conducted on water samples collected at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) site, Ryder Bay, 2005
During 2005-2006 season, water samples were collected from Ryder Bay at the Rothera Time Series (RaTS) site. A biogeochemical profile of water samples was conducted at 5 depths: 0m (surface), 5m, 10m, 15m and 25m In addition to this, primar...>>
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 moorings measurements, Ryder Bay and Marguerite Bay, Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) sites, 2005
Two moorings were deployed and recovered using the James Clark Ross (cruise numbers: JR112/113, JR155). One was deployed in Ryder Bay at the Rothera Oceanographic and Biological Time Series (RaTS) oceanographic station mid way between Rothe...>>
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),...>>
Orographic flows and the climate of the Antarctic Peninsula (OFCAP) Project Description (AFI 10/04)
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...>>
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...>>
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...>>
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 from the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004
Sediments cores collected aboard the RRS James Clark Ross (JR104) in the Bellingshausen Sea, 2004. This work was carried out as part of the first systematic investigation of the former ice drainage basin in the southern Bellingshausen Se...>>
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 underway data, including navigation and vessel-mounted ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers) taken aboard RRS James Clark Ross cruise JR158, 2007
Ship underway data from JCR cruise no 158, 2007. Includes data from navigation and shipborne ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers). On the ship the position and observed data were interpolated to five-second records to merge the naviga...>>
Ship-based Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) profiles and water sampling at the Rothera Time-Series (RaTS) sites, Marguerite Bay and Ryder Bay, 2005
Conductivity-Temperature-Depth casts were conducted at Ryder Bay and Marguerite Bay from the James Clark Ross (cruise numbers: JR112/113, JR136/137, JR155 and JR174). The CTD casts at each site were made at a range of depths from the bottom...>>
Ship-collected data - CTD (Conductivity-Temperature-Depth), echo-soundings, swath bathymetry data, from multiple marine cruises investigating krill abundance variability around South Georgia, Oct 2002-Jan 2006
Conductivity-Temperature-Depth profiles, echosoundings, and swath bathymetry data were collected onboard ship, during multiple cruises in the Southern Ocean between Oct 2002 and Jan 2006. Sub-surface moorings were deployed with fishing unde...>>
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....>>
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....>>
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...>>
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...>>
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, Nov 2004-Apr 2005
Water Column Profiler (WCP) data collected from shallow (300m) and deep (1300m) moorings in the Southern Ocean between Nov 2004 and April 2005. The WCP estimated the krill biomass using sound waves of 120kHz. Data were collected by depl...>>