Latitudinal Gradient Project - Australian contributions
Entry ID: LGP

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Summary
Abstract: This record relates to the Australian component of the Latitudinal Gradient Project. The LGP is largely a New Zealand, US and Italian venture, but a small contribution has been made by Australian scientists.

The Australian component of this work was completed as part of ASAC projects 2361 and 2682 (ASAC_2361, and ASAC_2682).

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.0   S: -86.0   E: 180.0   W: 168.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS Parameter Definition
BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > ALPINE/TUNDRA Parameter Definition
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Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:
Variations to work plan or objectives:
Logistic constraints limited field time, necessitating major changes in the field.
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Access Constraints Main LGP data are accessible through the Antarctica New Zealand, LGP Web site.

Australian data collected by Rod Seppelt are currently held within the ADT Herbarium. A copy of the database is available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=LGP when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 2.6 MB
Distribution Format: Access
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3438
Fax: +61 03 6232 3449
Email: rod.seppelt at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Seppelt, R.D., and Green, T.G.A. (1998), A bryophyte flora for Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica., New Zealand Journal of Botany, 36, 617-635
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-04-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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