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The distribution of terrestrial invertebrates at Cape Hallett

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Citation_Information:
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Title: The distribution of terrestrial invertebrates at Cape Hallett
Description:
Abstract:
A survey of the terrestrial invertebrates of the ice free areas at Cape Hallett was conducted over three spatial scales: 1) A site-wide survey of the soil and under-stone arthropods of the Cape Hallett Ice-free area; 2) An elevational survey of the distribution of mites (combined) and springtails (Collembola, identified to species) on the algal flats and scree slope at Cape Hallett and 3) the identity, abundance and distribution of arthropods across a 24 m transect in spring and summer. The data set contains the identity, abundance and distribution details for all the arthropods at Cape Hallett.
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Sinclair, B.J. Klok, C.J. Scott, M.B. Terblanche, J.S. Chown, S.L. Diurnal variation in supercooling points of three species of Collembola from Cape Hallett, Antarctica. Journal of insect physiology 49: 1049-1061, 2003. Sinclair, B.J. Terblanche, J.S. Scott, M.B. Blatch, G.L. Klok, C.J. Chown, S.L. Environmental physiology of three species of Collembola at Cape Hallett, North Victoria Land, Antarctica. Journal of insect physiology 52: 29-50, 2006. Sinclair, B.J. Scott, M.B. Klok, C.J. Terblanche, J.S. Marshall, D.J. Reyers, B. Chown, S.L. Determinants of terrestrial arthropod community composition at Cape Hallett, Antarctica. Antarctic science 18(3): 303-312, 2006. Sinclair BJ, Klok CJ, Terblanche JS, Scott MB, Chown SL. Physiological constraints on the small-scale distribution of three species of Antarctic Collembola. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 45(6): 1073. Sinclair, B.J. & Terblanche, J.S. (2004). On Ice. Men’s Health (South African Edition), April – 180-186. Sinclair, B.J. 2003. Icy resilience the key to survival in Antarctica's land animals. Science in Africa (online magazine): November, 2003. http://www.scienceinafrica.com/environment/icy-resilience-key-survival-antarcticas-land-animals
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 20021101
Ending_Date: 20030127
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 170.2667
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 170.2667
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -72.3167
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -72.3167
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > MACROFAUNA
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS > EVOLUTIONARY ADAPTATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS > INDIGENOUS/NATIVE SPECIES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY DYNAMICS > BIODIVERSITY FUNCTIONS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY STRUCTURE
Theme_Keyword: FIELD SURVEYS
Theme_Keyword: RISCC > REGIONAL SENSITIVITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Theme_Keyword: LGP > LATITUDINAL GRADIENT PROJECT
Theme_Keyword: EBA > EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY IN THE ANTARCTIC
Theme_Keyword: Springtails
Theme_Keyword: Insecta
Theme_Keyword: Arthropod
Theme_Keyword: Collembola
Theme_Keyword: Climate Change
Theme_Keyword: Invertebrate
Theme_Keyword: NULL
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > CAPE HALLETT
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
Access_Constraints: The collection is lodged at the Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa. For access please contact: Margie Cochrane Collection Manager, Terrestrial Invertebrates Department of Natural History Iziko South African Museum 25 Queen Victoria Street PO BOX 61 Cape Town, 8001 South Africa Phone: +27 (0)21 481 3868 Fax: +27 (0)21 481 3993 Email: mcochran@iziko.org.za
Use_Constraints:
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: BRENT J SINCLAIR
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Department of Biology
Address: Room 2078, Biological & Geological Sciences Building
Address: 1151 Richmond St North
Address: University of Western Ontario
City: London
State_or_Province: Ontario
Postal_Code: N6A-5B7
Country: Canada
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +1-519-661-2111 Ext 83138
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +1-519-661-3935
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: bsincla7@uwo.ca
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Collected specimens are lodged at Iziko South African Museum in Cape Town, South Africa. The collection consists of mounted slides and ethanol preserved specimens. All were labelled correctly and were accompanied with a full itemised description of the collection. For each transect survey, the data collected includes: GPS co-ordinates of transect, date of sampling, transect number, unit, mounting code, distance, species collected and how many. The museum have not yet allocated accession numbers. For more information regarding these samples, please contact: Margie Cochrane Collection Manager, Terrestrial Invertebrates Department of Natural History Iziko South African Museum 25 Queen Victoria Street PO BOX 61 Cape Town, 8001 South Africa Phone: +27 (0)21 481 3868 Fax: +27 (0)21 481 3993 Email: mcochran@iziko.org.za
Logical_Consistency_Report:
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Completeness_Report:
Not Available
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Process_Step:
Process_Description:
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Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NZ/NZAI/ANZ > Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand
Contact_Person: SHULAMIT GORDON
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: s.gordon@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Resource_Description: K140_2002_2003_NZ_1
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.lgp.aq/downloads/ArthMap.pdf
Access_Instructions:
Preliminary maps of arthropod distribution at Cape Hallett including Figure 1: Selected manmade features. Figure 2: Soil arthropod species richness. Figure 3: Stone arthropod species richness. Figure 4: Sites where arthropods confirmed present with voucher specimens. Figure 5: Close up of arthropod presence on southern side of Willett Cove.
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.iziko.org.za/static/page/entomology
Access_Instructions:
Specimens are lodged at Iziko South African Museum. This is the webpage for the entomology collection. Further accessibility information is available from Margie Cochrane: mcochran@iziko.org.za
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.lgp.aq/
Access_Instructions:
The Latitudinal Gradient Project homepage
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20030817
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160601
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: CEISHA POIROT
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SHULAMIT GORDON
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: c.poirot@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: s.gordon@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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