A hot house experiment at Cape Bird to determine the effects of microclimate on plant establishment
Entry ID: K052_1982_1983_NZ_5

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Summary
Abstract: 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 shoots and algae were observed within the frame whilst the control site was bare of vegetation. The area was resurveyed a year later. A six channel temperature probe was used to test the microclimate.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.14   S: -77.14   E: 166.4   W: 166.4

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-11-17
Stop Date: 1983-01-27
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Publications/References
Greenfield, L.G., Wynn-Williams, D. And Broady, P. 1983. University of Canterbury Antarctic Expedition 1982/83, Preliminary report. Botany Department, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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