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Photosynthetic Attributes of Antarctic Plants
Entry ID: ASAC_244

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 244 See the
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Photoinhibition of Grimmia antarctici (Grimmia is now known as Schistidium) during the summer at Casey, East Antarctica, was indicated by a reduction in photosynthetic capacity (light saturated photosynthetic rate), photosynthetic efficiency (photon ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -67.0   E: 111.0   W: 110.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-09-30
Stop Date: 1988-01-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints PDF copies of some of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 2,510 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Postal Code: 2109
Country: Australia
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Adamson H., Wilson M., Selkirk P., Seppelt R. (1988) Photoinhibition in Antarctic mosses. Polarforschung 58(2/3). 103-111

Post A. (1990) Photoprotective pigment as an adaptive strategy in the Antarctic moss Ceratodon purpureus . Polar Biology 10(4). 241-245
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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