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Genomic Indicators of Climate Chnage - Genetic and isotopic analysis of Adelie penguin tissue from relict colonies at Cape Bird and Cape Royds, Ross Island, Antarctica.
Entry ID: K016_2011_2013_NZ_1

Abstract: Our objectives are to identify the molecular basis by which Ad�lie penguins have responded to a -10�C increase in temperature since the last glacial maximum. We will sequence the genomes of a number of ancient Ad�lie penguins from the late Pleistocene. The hypothesis is that a series of molecular based physiological changes have enabled modern Ad�lie penguins to cope with warmer temperatures, in ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 166.41   W: 166.15  
2.   N: -78.0   S: -78.0   E: 169.21   W: 163.33  

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-12-12
Stop Date: 2012-01-07

Start Date: 2012-12-12
Stop Date: 2013-01-11
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Quality All samples and data is stored at Griffith University, Australia. Please contact the investigator for any further information.
Data Set Progress
2011 Millar CD, Subramamian S, Heupink TH, Swaminathan S, Baroni C, Lambert DM. Ad�lie penguins and temperature changes in Antarctica: A long-term view. Integrative Zoology (Accepted for publication).

2011 Huynen L, Millar CD, Lambert D. Ancient molecular analyses: recovering physiology, behaviour and morphology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution (Accepted for publication).
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DIF Creation Date: 2014-01-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-02-18

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