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Experimental measurements of the effects of the environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of Antarctic mosses and lichens at Cape Hallett
Entry ID: K024_1998_1999_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: A detailed study of how the environmental factors temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration affected photosynthesis of the two common mosses Bryum argenteum and B. pseudotriquetrum was conducted at Cape Hallett. Four microclimate recording stations were set up to monitor conditions at selected key plant sites. Complete matrices for Bryum argenteum and B. pseudotriquetrum ... View entire text
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Description: Australian Antarctic Division Herbarium

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.32   S: -72.32   E: 170.27   W: 170.27

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-12-31
Stop Date: 1999-02-20
ISO Topic Category
Quality All data is held by the investigator. Please contact Professor Allan Green for more information.

The plant collections (~30,000 mosses, liverwort and lichens collected by Professor Rod Seppelt from Antarctica and sub-Antarctic Islands) are housed in the Australian Antarctic Division herbarium. This herbarium is being formerly transferred to the Tasmanian Herbarium. As ... View entire text
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: +64 7 838 4225
Fax: +64 7 838 4324
Email: greentga at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Waikato
PO Box 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Pannewitz, S. Green, T.G.A. Maysek, K. Schlensog, M. Seppelt, R. Sancho, L.G. Türk, R. Schroeter, B. 2005 Photosynthetic responses of three common mosses from continental Antarctica. Antarctic science 17(3): 341-352
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-19

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