Antarctic Biodiversity Database - Flora Observations
Entry ID: Flora1

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Summary
Abstract: 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 and enter, edit or delete collections. An administration page is available for approving entered, edited or deleted collections and for entering, editing or deleting things such as new flora types, new collectors, etc.

Related URL
Link: GET SERVICE
Description: General search page for flora collections (Biodiversity Database)


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset


Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1863-01-04


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION INDEX    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION SPECIES    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >PLANTS >ALGAE    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >PLANTS >MOSSES/HORNWORTS/LIVERWORTS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >FUNGI >LICHENS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA


Project
EBA >Evolution and Biodiversity in the Antarctic    [Information]


Quality
Data can always be added to this database by members of the scientific community, thus it is envisaged that this database will continue to grow. Data was collected from the herbarium of Rod Seppelt (Australian Antarctic Division) and was collated for implementation into a database by Dave Connell (AAD) and Andrea Seppelt (AAD) from January -March 1998. See individual collection records for details.


Access Constraints
Stored at the AADC on the Oracle database system. Available through the web at the listed URL's. Species distribution data are published to GBIF.


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=Flora1 when using these data.


Keywords
Flora
Biodiversity


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
AADC


Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia    [Information]
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
Fees: Free


Personnel
RODNEY SEPPELT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10

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