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51. Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE) Vegetation Monitoring by Photography [JP_JARE_VEG_MONITOR]
This data set contains photographs taken for Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) monitoring of moss and lichen communities.


52. Survey of invertebrates, lichen, mosses and soil microbiology in the Shackleton, Scott and Beardmore Glacier regions. [K020_2009_2010_NZ_1]
A survey of biodiversity in the Central and Southern Transantarctic mountains including: Invertebrates (Collembola, Acari, Nematoda, Tardigrada, Rotifera); Lichens, Mosses, and Soil microbiology. ...


53. Biotic Responses to UV-B Radiation in Antarctica [JCADM_NL-NADC_BIOTIC_RESPONSES]
The significant impact of enhanced UV-B radiation on Antarctic marine organisms has been widely recognized. So far studies on Antarctic terrestrial organisms are few. The aim of the project is to ...


54. Sources, Pathways and Sinks of Organic Matter in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems (MATE) [MATE.NL]
Terrestrial, limnetic and coastal ecosystems in Antarctica are connected by transport (predominantly by melt water) of organic matter and minerals. Temperature increase (either ...


55. BOREAS TE-22 ALLOMETRIC FOREST SURVEY DATA [BOREAS_TE22ALLM]
The BOREAS TE-22 team collected data sets in support of its efforts to characterize and interpret information on the forest structure of boreal vegetation in the SSA and NSA during the 1994 growing ...


56. The occurrence of gold in Usnea auratiaco-atra [110-88_03]
In Usnea aurantiaco-atra (Jacq)- Bory, a lichen species collected in the Antarctica, the gold content was determined by the cupellation methods, 317 ppb and 1089 ppb dry weight were found in the lichen ...


57. Index Nominum Genericorum [ING]
The Index Nominum Genericorum (ING), a collaborative project of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT) and the Smithsonian Institution, was initiated in 1954 as a compilation of generic ...


58. Quantitative variations of phenolic compounds related to thallus age in Umbilicaria antarctica in Antarctica [110-88_02]
Densitometric analysis (HPTLC) was used to determine the concentrations of phenolic metabolites in thalli of different ages in Umbilicaria antarctica Frey et Lamb. Usnic acid and atranorin concentrations ...


59. Temporal variation in usnic acid concentration in Usnea aurantiaco-atra in Antarctica [110-88_01]
In Usnea aurantiaco-atra, growing in the Antarctica, a monthly variation in the usnic acid content, in individual thalli, was studied by means of scanning densitometry (HPTLC). The higher accumulation ...


60. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Permanent Plots [ARCSS110]
This data report is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 73 study plots at the Department of Energy R4D research site, located near Imnavait Creek in northern ...


61. Canadian Transect of Soils and Vegetation for the Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map [ARCSS081]
This report summarizes environmental, vegetation, and soil data collected from 116 releves along a 2000-km transect from Amund Ringnes, Axel Heiberg, and Ellesmere Islands in the northern Canadian ...


62. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Toposequence Study [ARCSS111]
This data report is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 23 study plots at the Department of Energy R4D research site, located near Imnavait Creek in northern ...


63. Happy Valley Permanent Vegetation Plots [ARCSS083]
This data set includes environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 55 relev?? plots at the Happy Valley research site along the Sagavanirktok River in northern Alaska. To complement ...


64. Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots [ARCSS018]
This data set is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 81 study plots at the Toolik Lake research site in northern Alaska. Data include site factors, soil classification, ...


65. Baseline concentration of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen [ECA021]
Lichens and mosses are cryptogamic organisms with a number of features in common. They lack root systems, have a high cation-exchange capacity (CEC), and depend largely on atmospheric deposition for ...


66. Antarctic Plant Database (Database of the BAS Herbarium) [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00023]
This database contains information on the herbarium specimens held in the herbarium of the British Antarctic Survey (international code AAS) as well as information about specimens collected in the ...


67. Botanical investigations at Terra Nova Bay and Wood Bay, North Victoria Land and the assessment of human impacts [K271_1988_1989_NZ_1]
Vegetation and environmental studies were conducted at sites on Ross Island and in North Victoria Land, including Terra Nova Bay (Edmonson Point, Northern Foothills, Cape Washington, Mount Melbourne, ...


68. Analysis of the effects of environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and CO2 concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of two common Antarctic mosses and a cyanobacterial mat in the Taylor Valley [K024_2002_2003_NZ_2]
A detailed study of how the environmental factors temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration affected photosynthesis of the two common mosses Bryum argenteum and Hennediella ...


69. Comparison of the photosynthetic performance of Umbilicaria species in the Ross Sea region [K024_2002_2003_NZ_3]
The photosynthetic performance of Umbilicaria species was measured under standard conditions in the laboratory and compared with Umbilicaria species from the Taylor Valley and Mt Kyffin.


70. Experimental measurements of the effects of the environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of Antarctic mosses and lichens at Cape Hallett [K024_1998_1999_NZ_2]
A detailed study of how the environmental factors temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration affected photosynthesis of the two common mosses Bryum argenteum and B. pseudotriquetrum ...


71. Plant biodiversity survey of the Cape Hallett region [K024_2004_2006_NZ_1]
Changes in biodiversity (the numbers, types and amount of terrestrial lichens and mosses) are expected to be one signal for environmental change. Better collection techniques, better identification ...


72. Plant biodiversity survey of the Granite Harbour, Darwin Glacier and Cape Crozier regions [K024_2006_2008_NZ_2]
The distribution and identity of lichens, mosses and endolithic algae were examined at sites around Granite Harbour, the Darwin Glacier and Igloo Spur at Cape Crozier to extend sampling of the Ross ...


73. A vegetation assessment of Beaufort Island [K024_1996_1997_NZ_3]
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 ...


74. Adaptive strategies of lichen species to cold environments: Antarctica and the Mediterranean high mountains. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0905_LIQ_05]   PARENT DIF
In English: At the beginning of the 1990's our ecophysiological research on Antarctic lichens was focussed on adaptations to cope with low temperatures. We assumed that low ...


75. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD DIFs
In English: This dataset contains information on the registered data on studies of the biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. This dataset is also the parent record ...


76. Comparative studies of vegetation surveys, maps, species lists and lichen growth rates of the Cape Hallett region (Seebee Hook, Willett Cove and the scree slopes surrounding them) with a 1968 study [K024_1998_1999_NZ_1]
The first botanical work at Cape Hallett was carried out when Hallett Station existed in the early to late 1960s. These studies were used for comparative purposes of vegetation cover and lichen growth ...


77. Measurements of climate data and the effect of high light and low temperature on the photosynthetic response (photosynthetic gas exchange rates and fluorescence) of mosses and lichens at Granite Harbour [K024_1994_1995_NZ_1]
The winter snowfall (during 1994) was unusually large and the area of Botany Bay was uniformly covered to a depth of 50 to 70cm. Furthermore, air temperatures were low being rarely above -6? C. These ...


78. Photosynthesis and water relationships on Antarctic nanofruticose lichens. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0907-E_LIQ_06]   PARENT DIF
In English: Scientific objectives: -To study the photosynthetic behaviour of lichen nanofruticose species (Bacidia Stipata, buellia cladocarpiza, Catillaria corymbosa and ...


79. Photosynthesis, fluorescence and microclimate measurements of several species of mosses and lichens from Botany Bay at Granite Harbour [K024_1991_1992_NZ_1]
The photosynthetic rate of Antarctic mosses and lichens was studied with investigations into the effects of high levels of light radiation and of possible UV effects. The mosses Pottia heimii, Bryum ...


80. Sensitivity to temperature and radiation and irradiance along latitudinal and altitudinal gradients [CNDA-ESP_ANT99-0680_LIQ_07]   PARENT DIF
In English: This dataset contains information on the ECOTER project, carrying out an integrated study of Antarctic vegetation communities, including mosses, lichens and vascular ...


81. Study of nitrogen fixation, photosynthesis and lichenic recolonisation in the Antarctic tundra. [CNDA-ESP_ANT93-0011-E_LIQ_04]   PARENT DIF
In English: Scientific objectives: -Evaluate the degree of nitrogen fixation in run offs by Leptogium puberulum and Nostoc sp. in relation to their photosynthetic activity ...


82. The distribution and identity of terrestrial plant communities of the Lower Taylor Valley including lichens, mosses, hypolithic and endolithic algae [K024_1989_1990_NZ_4]
In the 1989-1990 season collecting trips were made to the Kukri Hills and to Mt. Falconer to prepare an initial species list of the Lower Taylor Valley. In the 2002-2003 season walking trips were ...


83. The photosynthetic performance (photosynthesis response curves to light and water content at various temperatures) of the pale and dark forms of the lichen Usnea spacelata from Cape Royds [K024_1996_1997_NZ_4]
The photosynthetic performance of the fruticose lichen Usnea sphacelata was measured using advanced, climatised photosynthetic cuvettes at Scott Base. Individuals of the Usnea sp were identified and ...


84. Vegetation mapping of the Fryxell Stream flush, Taylor Valley [K024_1989_1990_NZ_1]
The Frxyell Stream flows into Lake Fryxell in the Taylor Valley. Canada Pond lies upstream of Lake Fryxell adjacent to the Canada Glacier. The Fryxell Stream flush, both the upper flush (flush area ...


85. Vegetation surveys and trails of a 'tracker' system to allow both topography and plant occurrence to be mapped at Cape Royds [K024_1996_1997_NZ_2]
A species list and vegetation notes of the Cape Royds area was completed. A high density of lichens occurred (eg Usnea sphacelata)at Horseshoe Bay and inland near the ice edge (Caloplaca sp.). A 'tracker' ...


86. Vegetation surveys of Granite Harbour region including Cape Geology, Botany Bay, Kar Plateau, Lion Island, Couloir Cliffs and Flat Iron [K024_1989_2000_NZ_1]
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). ...


87. Nitrogen fixation and carbon assimilation rates of fumarole plants from the Mt Erebus crater rim [K024_1979_1980_NZ_1]
Sterile samples of plants were taken from Mt. Erebus crater rim and returned to New Zealand for in situ acetylene reduction assays for nitrogen fixation and 14C assimilation assays.


88. GIS mapping of vegetation cover at two specially protected areas; Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and Cape Bird [K024_2007_2008_NZ_2]
The ground cover of vegetation was mapped for the entire ASPA (Antarctic Specially Protected Areas) at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour and at Cape Bird including mosses, lichen and algae. The method for ...


89. Biodiversity survey at Mt Kyffin near the Beardmore Glacier [K024_2002_2003_NZ_4]
A four person party visited an area close to Mt Kyffin on the south side of the Beardmore Glacier and at nearly 84? South latitude. In the 59-60 season the presence of many plants (lichens) and insects ...


90. Chlorophyll a fluorescence and temperature measurements from lichen and mosses buried under snow at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_1999_2000_NZ_2]
Fluorescence (chlorophyll a fluorescence) activity measurements were recorded for selected plants for about three weeks to determine if the photosystems of lichen or mosses are active in differing ...


91. 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 [K024_1980_2008_NZ_1]
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 ...


92. Measurements of lichen activity (chlorophyll a fluorescence) for an entire year from Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_1999_2000_NZ_3]
A system was established at the back of Botany bay to monitor chlorophyll a fluorescence from a thallus of Umbilicaria aprina continuously through the winter and the next season (lichen activity through ...


93. Measurements of photosynthetic recovery after the winter cold and desiccation at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_2000_2001_NZ_1]
Three CMS400 photosynthesis systems were used to study the recovery of photosynthetic activity by lichens and mosses rewetted for the first time after the winter at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour.


94. Nutrient transfer from penguin colonies to the vegetation at Cape Hallett: A measurement of the transfer of organic nitrogen in the form of ammonia [K024_2004_2006_NZ_3]
The transfer of nutrients from marine to terrestrial ecosystems are though to be important for vegetation. The transfer rate of organic nitrogen in the form of ammonia from the penguin colonies to ...


95. Population genetics of the lichen species Umbilicaria aprina, Umbilicaria decussata and Buellia frigida along a latitudinal gradient in the Ross Sea region [K024_2006_2008_NZ_1]
A latitudinal change in population genetics of selected lichen species was conducted to determine whether these lichen communities have spread along a latitudinal gradient from northern latitudes ...


96. Vegetation survey in a proposed long-term monitoring site at Castle Rock [K024_1996_1997_NZ_1]
The site, near Castle Rock was delineated in a previous season by another investigator. The area was carefully searched and plants located, identified and as necessary, collected for herbarium and ...


97. Initial assessment for biological research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys Region [K009_1977_1978_NZ_2]
The primary objective of this study was to assess the potential for biological, particularly botanical, research in the Ross Island/Dry Valleys region and to carry out preliminary studies in four ...


98. The International Plant Names Index [IPNI]
The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) is a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants. Its goal is to eliminate the need for repeated reference ...


99. Biodiversity of Antarctic terrestrial ecosystems: on-line computerized interactive floras and identification keys of Antarctic lichens. [UNITS_LICHENS]
The research project is based on 3 main topics. A) Creation of on-line interactive floras and identification keys of lichens from areas of the Antarctic Continent, and in particular from Victoria ...


100. California Flora Database (CalFlora) [CALFLORA]
CalFlora is a comprehensive database of plant distribution information for California, a web accessible, publicly available tool for synthesis of data from disparate sources. ...


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