Projects that Contribute to EBA

Marine Projects

*ANDEEP-SYSTCO - Antarctic benthic DEEP-sea biodiversity: colonisation history and recent community patterns – SYSTem COupling

*AMES - Integrated Circumpolar Studies of Antarctic Marine Ecosystems to the Conservation of Living Resources

Anemones Database

BIANZO II - Biodiversity of three representative groups of the Antarctic Zoobenthos

Biodiversity under the former Larsen A/B ice shelves

*CAML - Census of Antarctic Marine Life

Did Antarctic octopuses colonise the deep sea?

Discovery 2010: Integrating Southern ocean Ecosystems into the Earth System

Ecology and Evolution of Antarctic invertebrates

*ICED - Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics in the Southern Ocean (ICED Presentation)

*ICEFISH - International Collaborative Expedition to collect and study Fish Indigenous to Sub-Antarctic Habitats

*PAME - Polar Aquatic Microbial Ecology

Relevance of planktonic larval dispersal to endemism and biogeography of Antarctic benthic invertebrates

IMARES-SUIT - Scratching The Surface

SO-CPR - Southern Ocean Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey

TRENZ - TRophic Ecology of the Nearshore Zone

Terrestrial Projects

*Aliens in Antarctica

*BACK TO THE FUTURE - Retrospective and prospective vegetation change in the Polar regions

*BIRDHEALTH - Health of Arctic and Antarctic bird populations

EBESA - Internationally coordinated studies on Antarctic environmental status, biodiversity and ecosystems (Environmental, Biological, and Ecological Studies in Antarctica)

ECOBIO - Climate change, human activities and biodiversity in subantarctic terrestrial ecosystems

EVINCE - Vulnerability of native communities to invasive insects and climate change in sub-Antarctic islands

HOLANT - Holocene climate variability and ecosystem changes in the coastal East and Maritime Antarctica

MCM-LTER - McMurdo Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research

*MERGE - Microbiological and Ecological Responses to Global Environmental Changes in Polar Regions

Sex and Variation in Antarctic Lichens

*TARANTELLA - Terrestrial ecosystems in Arctic and Antarctic: effects of UV light, liquefying ice, and ascending temperatures

Understanding, valuing and protecting Antarctica’s unique terrestrial ecosystems: Predicting biocomplexity in Dry Valley ecosystems

Combined Projects

*AMPPoP - Automatic Monitoring of Penguin PoPulations

BIOFLAME - Biodiversity, Function, Limits and Adaptation from Molecules to Ecosystems

CACHE-PEP - Natural climate variability - extending the Americas palaeoclimate transect through the Antarctic Peninsula to the pole

*ClicOPEN - Impact of CLImate induced glacial melting on marine and terrestrial COastal communities on a gradient along the Western Antarctic PENinsula

Comparative Biologic and Monitoring Research of Gentoo (Pygoscelis papua) in Terms of its Conservation as a Living Resource


LGP - Latitudinal Gradient Project

* IPY Endorsed projects

Other EBA Links

National Programmes

Australian Antarctic Biology Programme
British Antarctic Survey Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecosystems Programme

University Programmes

Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology


SCAR Standing Scientific Group on Life Sciences

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