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A vegetation assessment of Beaufort Island
Entry ID: K024_1996_1997_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: The vegetation at Beaufort Island was assessed and a report written to ICAIR including a description of the area, species present, comparison to other Dry Valley vegetation, the merits of the vegetation and recommendations of other features worthy of protection.
Related URL
Description: Australian Antarctic Division Herbarium

Description: The investigators homepage
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.98   S: -76.98   E: 167.0   W: 167.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-18
Stop Date: 1997-01-20
ISO Topic Category
Quality The data is reported in the publication. All data is held by the investigator. Please contact Professor Allan Green for more information.

Any plant collections (~30,000 mosses, liverwort and lichens collected by Professor Rod Seppelt from Antarctica and sub-Antarctic Islands) will be housed in the Australian Antarctic Division herbarium. This herbarium is being formerly transferred ... 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
Seppelt, R.D. Green, T.G.A. Skotnicki, M.L. Notes on the flora, vertebrate fauna and biological significance of Beaufort Island, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Polarforschung 66(1/2): 53-59, 1999.

Green, T.G.A. 2001 The state of the Ross Sea region terrestrial environment: Terrestrial biota. Ross Sea Region 2001: A state of the environment report for the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Waterhouse, E.(ed), Christchurch New Zealand Antarctic Institute 047810961X
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-18

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