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Initial assessment for biological research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys Region
Entry ID: K009_1977_1978_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: The primary objective of this study was to assess the potential for biological, particularly botanical, research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys region and to carry out preliminary studies in four fields, including the: a) distribution of terrestrial algae and lichens in relation to environmental conditions, b) distribution and formation of peat and organic sediments, c) ecology of freshwater ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -78.75   E: 168.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1977-11-22
Stop Date: 1978-01-13
ISO Topic Category
Quality Please contact the investigator for more information.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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: +64 7 856 2889 Ext 4381 Or 4392
Fax: +64 7 838 4218
Email: c.hendy at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Chemistry
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Thompson, K. 1978. Plants in Antarctic rocks: adaptation to the most extreme of environments. Paper presented tot he 49th ANZAAS Conference, Abstracts p 363.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20

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