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Vegetation surveys of Granite Harbour region including Cape Geology, Botany Bay, Kar Plateau, Lion Island, Couloir Cliffs and Flat Iron
Entry ID: K024_1989_2000_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A preliminary survey of the plant life was conducted at Botany Bay and Cape Geology (Granite Harbour) to prepare an initial species list and to assess the general richness of the area (1989-1990). Abundant plant life was found and the vegetation of the area was further described and recorded in the 1991-1992 season. The whole area was surveyed with detailed recordings, using quantitative methods ... View entire text
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Description: Australian Antarctic Division Herbarium

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.75   S: -77.08   E: 163.0   W: 162.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-11-13
Stop Date: 1989-12-16
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Quality The data is reported in the publication. 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 ... View entire text
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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
Schroeter, B. Green, T.G.A. Seppelt, R.D. The history of Granite House and the western geological party of Scott’s Terra Nova expedition. Polar Record 29(170): 219-224, 1993.

Seppelt, R.D. Green, T.G.A. Schroeter, B. Lichens and mosses from the Kar Plateau, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. New Zealand Journal of Botany 33(2): 203-220, 1995.

Seppelt, R.D. Green, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-18

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