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Investigations of the invertebrate fauna associated with samples of lichen, mosses and green algae taken from sites in Victoria Land and Ross Island
Entry ID: K014_1970_1971_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Lichens mossess and green algae were collected from sites in Victoria Land and Ross Island including Cape Hallett, the Strand Moraines, Blue Glacier, Lake Fryxell, Suess Glacier, Marble Point, Granite Harbour, Mt Suess Mt England, Dunlop Island, Spike Cape, Hjorth Hill, Cape Evans, Cape Royds and Cape Crozier. The associated invertebrates fauna and especially the Tardigrada (or water bears) were investigated. The results would bring the systematics of the Tardigrades of the Ross Sea sector up to date and provide adequate keys and illustrations to identify water bear species.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.0   S: -78.0   E: 170.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-11-14
Stop Date: 1970-12-14
ISO Topic Category
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17

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