Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains
Entry ID: NSF-ANT08-40979

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Summary
Abstract: Ice sheet models of the Last Glacial Maximum, and previous glaciation events in the Miocene, suggest that current low altitude, ice-free surfaces in Antarctica were completely covered with ice. If so, the terrestrial biota of Antarctica today would result from recolonization events after each glacial maximum. However, there is emerging evidence that much of the terrestrial Antarctic biota are of ... View entire text
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Description: McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -83.72   S: -85.5   E: 173.27   W: 165.35

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-07-15
Stop Date: 2011-06-30
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Data Coordination Center, United States Antarctic Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-data.org/
Dataset ID: NSF-ANT08-40979

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT A. ARKO
Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: bjadams at byu.edu
Contact Address:
Brigham Young University
City: Provo
Province or State: UT
Postal Code: 84602
Country: US
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-10-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-11-02
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