Effects of Elevated UV Irradiation and CO2 Levels on Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants, Including Implications for Ecosystem Management

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Originator: Adamson, H. and Seppelt, R.
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Title: Effects of Elevated UV Irradiation and CO2 Levels on Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants, Including Implications for Ecosystem Management
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Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Online_Linkage: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD/AU/ASAC_115
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Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 115 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: Umbilicaria decussata, Usnea sphacelata, Ceratodon purpureus and surface soil samples were collected at 10 m intervals for 90 m downwind of a concrete batching site at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Comparable samples were collected from a similar uncontaminated remote site (SSSI 16 - now known as ASPA 135). Surface soil was alkaline in the immediate vicinity of the batching site (max pH 8.8) and tended to decrease with distance. In the SSSI control site, surface soil was acidic (pH 4.7). Lichens growing downwind of the batching site were more susceptible to damage from airborne alkaline pollution than the mosses and were moderately to severely bleached. This chapter describes the relation between mean total chlorophyll concentration, chlorophyll a/b ratio, distance from the batching site and soil pH. Low temperature (77 K) fluorescence of healthy plants from the SSSI and polluted plants 40 m downwind of the batching plant were compared. Variable fluorescence, indicative of photosynthetic electron transport was observed in all cases, from which we deduce that even severely bleached lichens contain live algal cells. The results presented provide quantitative baseline data against which further change (recovery or further deterioration) can be measured.
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REFERENCE: Adamson E., Seppelt R.D. 1990 A comparison of airborne alkaline pollution damage in selected lichens and mosses at Casey station, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. Antarctic Ecosystems: Ecological Change and Conservation 347-353 Kerry K.R., Hempel G. (Eds.)
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Ending_Date: 19880331
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Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > CHLOROPHYLL
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > INDIGENOUS VEGETATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > PLANT CHARACTERISTICS
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Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS
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This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/). Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_115 when using these data.
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Contact_Person: HEATHER ADAMSON (DECEASED)
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Contact_Person: RODNEY SEPPELT
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Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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Postal_Code: 2109
Country: Australia
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Address: Australian Antarctic Division
Address: Channel Highway
City: Kingston
State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +61 3 6232 3438
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +61 03 6232 3449
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: rod.seppelt@aad.gov.au
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Contact_Organization: AU/AADC > Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia
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Address: Australian Antarctic Division
Address: 203 Channel Highway
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State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +61 3 6232 3244
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +61 3 6232 3351
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Public information for ASAC project 115
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20000718
Metadata_Review_Date: 20150211
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: DAVE J. CONNELL
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
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Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Australian Antarctic Division
Address: 203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
State_or_Province: Tasmania
Postal_Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +61 3 6232 3244
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +61 3 6232 3351
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Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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