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Investigations of the physiological adaptations (irradiance and temperature tolerance limits) of two polar species of red algae Iridaea cordata and Phyllophora antarctica at Cape Evans
Entry ID: K062_1989_1990_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The most southerly populations of benthic marine algae occurring anywhere in the world are found in McMurdo Sound. There is considerable divergence of opinion amongst phycologists as to the suitability of polar seas for the growth of autotrophic seaweeds. Some consider the exceptional clarity of the open ocean waters to be ideal for good deep growth whereas others postulate the need for partially ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.63   S: -77.63   E: 166.4   W: 166.4

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-10-23
Stop Date: 1989-11-26
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +44 (0) 1752 584 614
Fax: +44 (0) 1752 232 970
Email: M.T.Brown at plymouth.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Biological Sciences
University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
City: Plymouth
Postal Code: PL4 8AA
Country: UK
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Publications/References
Miller, K.A. Pearse, J.S. 1991 Ecological studies of seaweeds in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. American zoologist 31(1): 35-48
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-06

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