Title: Estimates of growth rates of lichen from photographs of lichen thalli on the Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench
(above Lake Bonney), Taylor Valley
A small number of lichen thalli on Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench (above Lake Bonney) were marked and photographed
during the 80-81 field season. These plants were refound over subsequent years and photographed to determine growth rates
of lichen in the Dry Valleys.
Sancho, L.G. Green, T.G.A. Pintado, A. 2007 Slowest to fastest: Extreme range in lichen growth rates supports their use
as an indicator of climate change in Antarctica. Flora 202: 667-673