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1. 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 ...


2. 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.


3. 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, ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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, ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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 ...


26. 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 ...


27. 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. ...


28. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_1015_macca_veg_change]
Taken from the report in the download file: Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit ...


29. 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 ...


30. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses [AAS_2780]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2780. Public Summary The distribution of plants in Antarctica is chiefly limited by the availability of water and sufficiently high temperatures. ...


31. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses - Drying Responses [AAS_2780_dryingresponse]   PARENT METADATA
We compared the drying responses of clumps of moss from Casey Station, Antarctica, evaluating the changes in mass, water content, photosynthesis (measured by chlorophyll fluorescence), cellular solute ...


32. 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 ...


33. Compiled bibliography of Antarctic/subantarctic related botanical references [Bot_Bibliography]
Antarctic Botanical Bibliography compiled by Dr Ron Lewis Smith of the British Antarctic Survey. There are 3,076 records in this bibliography. The fields in this dataset are: year author title journal


34. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


35. Cultivation of novel Sub-Antarctic Plants [ASAC_1264]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 1264 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Australia's subantarctic islands are both precious ...


36. DIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY OF SOIL MICROALGAL COMMUNITIES IN MARITIME ANTARCTICA [CDA_AR_PICTA-06-2004_SOIL_MICROALGAL_COMMUNITIES]   PARENT METADATA
This Project is a part of the Framework Project: BIODIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY ON ANTARCTIC CONTINENTAL ENVIRONMENTS' ALGAE This project aims to study the diversity and ecology of different algal communities ...


37. DIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY OF SOIL MICROALGAL COMMUNITIES IN MARITIME ANTARCTICA - PICTA FRAMEWORK PROJECT 2004-2007 [CDA_AR_PICTA-FRAMEWORK-PROJECT-SOIL_MICROALGAL_COMMUNITIES]   CHILD METADATA
This Framework Project joint 3 subprojects: DIVERSITY AND ECOLOGY OF SOIL MICROALGAL COMUNITIES IN MARITIME ANTARCTICA Director Dra. Maria Gabriela Mataloni (PICTA 06 2004-2007) BIODIVERSITY AND ...


38. Data related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division [gis13]
This dataset includes features related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division. The features include approach and departure paths, helicopter landing sites, exclusion ...


39. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of ...


40. Differential GPS data collected at Heard Island 2003/04 for the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems (RiSCC) program [ASAC_1015_HIGPS03_04]
Metadata notes for RiSCC Heard Island 2003_04 season (ASAC 1015) - DGPS data and Base Station data DGPS data are described below, and associated data files listed. 1. Three Island study - Phenology ...


41. Ecological survey of the algae, lichen, fungi, and invertebrates on ice free areas of the La Gorce Mountains [K058_1996_1997_NZ_1]
A detailed study of far south ecosystems was conducted at La Gorce Mountains and nearby nunataks. A general biological survey was carried out describing the occurrence of any organisms encountered ...


42. Ecological survey of the birds, algae, lichen, fungi, and invertebrates on ice free areas of the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land [K053_1987_1988_NZ_3]
A 5-6 week remote field expedition was carried out to visit all rock outcrops in the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land to make a general biological survey of the region and assemble good plant ...


43. Ecophysiological and floristic study of the lichen communities in Livingston Island. [CNDA-ESP_ANT89-0804-E_LIQ_01]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Scientific objectives: -Floristic study of Livingston Island. -Structure, succession and dynamism of the principal lichen and bryolichen communities. -Chorological study (distribution) ...


44. Effects of UV-B radiations on non-marine Antarctic microalgae [uv_microalgae]
This data set contains a list of 273 samples collected during the 1998-99 and 2000-2001 Italian Antarctic Expeditions in several non-marine environments of Victoria Land. In particular mosses, soils, ...


45. Electron Microscope Database [em_database]
This database contains information pertaining to the negatives taken by the laboratory since its inception. Both scanning and transmission electron micrographs are catalogued within this database. ...


46. Entrapment of long-distance transported pollen grains by various moss species in coastal Victoria Land, Antarctica [Species_in_Victoria_Land]
In northern Victoria Land (continental Antarctica, between 72 and 76 degrees S, 162 and 169 degrees E), 18 moss samples have been collected and analyzed for the presence of pollen. In turfs and cushions ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. Field experiment testing effect of increased water and nutrient availability on Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation communities [ASAC_1087_WaterNutrientExpt]
Description of the work is provided in the file named: ASAC 1087_WN-descriptions.doc The work consists of a multiseason manipulative field experiment investigating the effect of increased water and ...


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