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1. A vegetation assessment of Beaufort Island [K024_1996_1997_NZ_3]
The vegetation at Beaufort Island was assessed and a report written to ICAIR including a description of the area, species present, comparison to other Dry Valley vegetation, the merits of the vegetation ...


2. Analysis of the effects of environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and CO2 concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of two common Antarctic mosses and a cyanobacterial mat in the Taylor Valley [K024_2002_2003_NZ_2]
A detailed study of how the environmental factors temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration affected photosynthesis of the two common mosses Bryum argenteum and Hennediella ...


3. Biodiversity survey at Mt Kyffin near the Beardmore Glacier [K024_2002_2003_NZ_4]
A four person party visited an area close to Mt Kyffin on the south side of the Beardmore Glacier and at nearly 84 South latitude. In the 59-60 season the presence of many plants (lichens) and insects ...


4. Chlorophyll a fluorescence and temperature measurements from lichen and mosses buried under snow at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_1999_2000_NZ_2]
Fluorescence (chlorophyll a fluorescence) activity measurements were recorded for selected plants for about three weeks to determine if the photosystems of lichen or mosses are active in differing ...


5. Comparative studies of vegetation surveys, maps, species lists and lichen growth rates of the Cape Hallett region (Seebee Hook, Willett Cove and the scree slopes surrounding them) with a 1968 study [K024_1998_1999_NZ_1]
The first botanical work at Cape Hallett was carried out when Hallett Station existed in the early to late 1960s. These studies were used for comparative purposes of vegetation cover and lichen growth ...


6. Estimates of growth rates of lichen from photographs of lichen thalli on the Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench (above Lake Bonney), Taylor Valley [K024_1980_2008_NZ_1]
A small number of lichen thalli on Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench (above Lake Bonney) were marked and photographed during the 80-81 field season. These plants were refound over subsequent ...


7. Examination of the photosynthetic behaviour (energy content, nutrient content, productivity and acclimation) of mosses and lichens throughout the summer season at Cape Hallett [K024_2004_2006_NZ_2]
A possible sign of climate change is likely to be improved production and growth in plants. The response of net photosynthetic rates were measured on the large areas of relatively uniform moss cover ...


8. Experimental measurements of the effects of the environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of Antarctic mosses and lichens at Cape Hallett [K024_1998_1999_NZ_2]
A detailed study of how the environmental factors temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration affected photosynthesis of the two common mosses Bryum argenteum and B. pseudotriquetrum ...


9. GIS mapping of vegetation cover at two specially protected areas; Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and Cape Bird [K024_2007_2008_NZ_2]
The ground cover of vegetation was mapped for the entire ASPA (Antarctic Specially Protected Areas) at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and at Cape Bird including mosses, lichen and algae. The method for ...


10. Measurements of climate data and the effect of high light and low temperature on the photosynthetic response (photosynthetic gas exchange rates and fluorescence) of mosses and lichens at Granite Harbour [K024_1994_1995_NZ_1]
The winter snowfall (during 1994) was unusually large and the area of Botany Bay was uniformly covered to a depth of 50 to 70cm. Furthermore, air temperatures were low being rarely above -6 C. These ...


11. Measurements of photosynthetic recovery after the winter cold and desiccation at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_2000_2001_NZ_1]
Three CMS400 photosynthesis systems were used to study the recovery of photosynthetic activity by lichens and mosses rewetted for the first time after the winter at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour.


12. Measurements of the shielding against UVA by protective pigments in the moss Bryum subrotundifolium at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_2000_2001_NZ_2]
A new chlorophyll fluorescence system, UVA PAM allowed the protective shield against UVA radiation to be measured in the moss Bryum subrotundifolium. An area of the moss was heavily shaded for 10 ...


13. Nutrient transfer from penguin colonies to the vegetation at Cape Hallett: A measurement of the transfer of organic nitrogen in the form of ammonia [K024_2004_2006_NZ_3]
The transfer of nutrients from marine to terrestrial ecosystems are though to be important for vegetation. The transfer rate of organic nitrogen in the form of ammonia from the penguin colonies to ...


14. Photosynthesis, fluorescence and microclimate measurements of several species of mosses and lichens from Botany Bay at Granite Harbour [K024_1991_1992_NZ_1]
The photosynthetic rate of Antarctic mosses and lichens was studied with investigations into the effects of high levels of light radiation and of possible UV effects. The mosses Pottia heimii, Bryum ...


15. Photosynthetic physiology (CO2/O2 exchange, optimum temperature and light levels) of common bryophytes species that grow in the melt streams from glaciers in the Dry Valleys [K024_1979_1980_NZ_3]
Previous work (by Rostofer, 1970) covered the photosynthetic physiology of two common bryophyte species (Bryum antarcticum and B. Argenteum) found in the melt-streams from glaciers in the Dry Valleys ...


16. Plant biodiversity survey of the Cape Hallett region [K024_2004_2006_NZ_1]
Changes in biodiversity (the numbers, types and amount of terrestrial lichens and mosses) are expected to be one signal for environmental change. Better collection techniques, better identification ...


17. Plant biodiversity survey of the Granite Harbour, Darwin Glacier and Cape Crozier regions [K024_2006_2008_NZ_2]
The distribution and identity of lichens, mosses and endolithic algae were examined at sites around Granite Harbour, the Darwin Glacier and Igloo Spur at Cape Crozier to extend sampling of the Ross ...


18. The distribution and identity of terrestrial plant communities of the Lower Taylor Valley including lichens, mosses, hypolithic and endolithic algae [K024_1989_1990_NZ_4]
In the 1989-1990 season collecting trips were made to the Kukri Hills and to Mt. Falconer to prepare an initial species list of the Lower Taylor Valley. In the 2002-2003 season walking trips were ...


19. Vegetation mapping of the Fryxell Stream flush, Taylor Valley [K024_1989_1990_NZ_1]
The Frxyell Stream flows into Lake Fryxell in the Taylor Valley. Canada Pond lies upstream of Lake Fryxell adjacent to the Canada Glacier. The Fryxell Stream flush, both the upper flush (flush area ...


20. Vegetation survey in a proposed long-term monitoring site at Castle Rock [K024_1996_1997_NZ_1]
The site, near Castle Rock was delineated in a previous season by another investigator. The area was carefully searched and plants located, identified and as necessary, collected for herbarium and ...


21. Vegetation surveys and trails of a 'tracker' system to allow both topography and plant occurrence to be mapped at Cape Royds [K024_1996_1997_NZ_2]
A species list and vegetation notes of the Cape Royds area was completed. A high density of lichens occurred (eg Usnea sphacelata)at Horseshoe Bay and inland near the ice edge (Caloplaca sp.). A 'tracker' ...


22. Vegetation surveys of Granite Harbour region including Cape Geology, Botany Bay, Kar Plateau, Lion Island, Couloir Cliffs and Flat Iron [K024_1989_2000_NZ_1]
A preliminary survey of the plant life was conducted at Botany Bay and Cape Geology (Granite Harbour) to prepare an initial species list and to assess the general richness of the area (1989-1990). ...


23. Ontario NHIC Central Databases [Canada_NatureServe_ONHICCDB]
Central database contains key source information for the NHIC, stored in two portions of the database called ?contacts? and ?references?. The contact records that support all ...


24. Ontario NHIC Natural Areas Database [Canada_NatureServe_ONHICNADB]
The Ontario Natural Heritage Information Centre (NHIC) collects data on significant natural areas within the province of Ontario, Canada. The Natural Areas Database ...


25. A Study of the Nitrogen-fixing Microbiota of Macquarie Island Plant Communities [ASAC_194]
The nitrogen fixing biota of Macquarie Island are dominated by cyanobacteria growing epiphytically or symbiotically with plants or lichens. Highest rates of acetylene reduction (N-fixation) were found ...


26. A bibliography containing references to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [F_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, dating from 1859 to 2002. The bibliography was compiled by Dana Bergstrom, and contains 993 references.


27. A bibliography containing references to the outcomes of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Outcomes_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the outcomes of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, ...


28. A bibliography containing references to the research support of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Research_Support_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the research support of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic ...


29. A biological reconnaissance of the Bunger Hills, March 1977 - R.J. Barker [Biology_Bunger_Hills_1977]
Scanned copy of the title document. Taken from the abstract of the report: The Bunger Hills, situated between latitudes 65 degrees, 51 minutes and 66 degrees 20 minutes South and longitudes 100 ...


30. A biological reconnaissance of the photoreceptors of invertebrates and fish from the Ross Sea, identifying the micro fauna and flora of Dry Valley lakes and other organism from the Ross Sea region [K022_1977_1978_NZ_1]
A variety of research activities on the organisms in the Ross Dependency was undertaken to determine the biological research potential of the organisms. Most work focused on photoreceptors of different ...


31. A hot house experiment at Cape Bird to determine the effects of microclimate on plant establishment [K052_1982_1983_NZ_5]
A small perspex frame was placed over bare mineral soil adjacent to the mosses in Keble Valley to examine the effects of humidity, temperature and microclimate on plant establishment. Many green ...


32. AFI 02/30_01 - The status of dark septate fungi in Antarctic plant and soil communities - Fungal cultures, plant and soil samples (live and frozen) collected from the northern Antarctic Peninsula region in 2002/2003 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00260]
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 ...


33. AFI 02/30_02 - The status of dark septate fungi in Antarctic plant and soil communities - Analysis of fungal cultures, plant and soil samples collected from the northern Antarctic Peninsula region in 2002/2003 [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00262]
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 ...


34. Adaptive strategies of lichen species to cold environments: Antarctica and the Mediterranean high mountains. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0905_LIQ_05]   PARENT METADATA
In English: At the beginning of the 1990's our ecophysiological research on Antarctic lichens was focussed on adaptations to cope with low temperatures. We assumed that low ...


35. Antarctic Biodiversity Database [antarctic_biodiversity_db]
The biodiversity database is planned to be a reference on Antarctic and subantarctic flora and fauna collated by the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change (RiSCC) group and developed by the Australian ...


36. Antarctic Biodiversity Database - Flora Observations [Flora1]
The Antarctic Biodiversity database is a database including collection records of plants collected from the Antarctic, subantarctic islands and other areas around the world. You can search for collections ...


37. Antarctic Microclimate Data [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00002]
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 ...


38. Antarctic Plant Database [88885128135760]
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 ...


39. Antarctic Plant Database (Database of the BAS Herbarium) [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00023]
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 ...


40. Assessing UV-B induced DNA damage in Antarctic plants: is desiccation a compounding factor? [ASAC_1310]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1310 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Increasing UV-radiation over Antarctica each spring may ...


41. BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY OF EPIPHYTIC ALGAE ON MOSSES FROM LAKES AT POTTER PENINSULA (SHETLAND DEL SUR, ANTARTIDA) [CDA_AR_PICTA-07-2004-BIODIVERSITY_AND_ECOLOGY_EPIPHYTIC_ALGAE_ON_MOSSES]   PARENT METADATA
This Project is a part of the Framework Project: BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY ON ANTARCTIC CONTINENTAL ENVIRONMENTS' ALGAE This project continues the one initiated by our research group in 1989, on ...


42. Biological and biochemical studies of the plant, invertebrate and microbial communities in the Ross Sea Region [K052_1984_1985_NZ_1]
An expedition was undertaken in the 84/85 season with the aim(s): 1) to survey plant and microbial communities in the Terra Nova Bay area, 2) to conduct ecophysiological studies on the insects at ...


43. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on the registered data on studies of the biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. This dataset is also the parent record ...


44. Biotic Responses to UV-B Radiation in Antarctica [JCADM_NL-NADC_BIOTIC_RESPONSES]
The significant impact of enhanced UV-B radiation on Antarctic marine organisms has been widely recognized. So far studies on Antarctic terrestrial organisms are few. The aim of the project is to ...


45. Botanical investigations at Terra Nova Bay and Wood Bay, North Victoria Land and the assessment of human impacts [K271_1988_1989_NZ_1]
Vegetation and environmental studies were conducted at sites on Ross Island and in North Victoria Land, including Terra Nova Bay (Edmonson Point, Northern Foothills, Cape Washington, Mount Melbourne, ...


46. Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BKL) Herbarium Catalog [BBG_HerbariumCatalog]
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn NY, maintains a database of the label data from the preserved plant specimens in its herbarium. The records include label data for specimens ...


47. Bryophyta Flora around the Korean Antarctic Scientific Station, King George Island, Antarctic, 2012 [KPDC_BFA_ANTARCTIC_2012]
As part of the long-term monitoring projects on Antarctic terrestrial vegetation in relation to global climate change, a bryophyta floristical survey was conducted around the Korean Antarctic Station ...


48. Bryophyte species composition over moisture gradients in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica; development of a baseline for monitoring climate change impacts [ASAC_1313_Baseline]   PARENT METADATA
This metadata record describes supplementary material to accompany the listed publication, and the data described in the paper and the supplementary material relates to AAS (ASAC) project 1313, as ...


49. California Flora Database (CalFlora) [CALFLORA]
CalFlora is a comprehensive database of plant distribution information for California, a web accessible, publicly available tool for synthesis of data from disparate sources. ...


50. Carbon isotope measurements across different Antarctic water environments [AAS_3129_JBA_GCB]
Increased aridity is of global concern. Polar regions provide an opportunity to monitor changes in bioavailable water free of local anthropogenic influences. However, sophisticated proxy measures ...


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