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1. 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 directly or indirectly ...


2. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


3. A Study of the Nitrogen-fixing Microbiota of Macquarie Island Plant Communities [ASAC_194]
The nitrogen fixing biota of Macquarie Island are dominated by cyanobacteria growing epiphytically or symbiotically with plants or lichens. Highest rates of acetylene reduction (N-fixation) were found ...


4. A bibliography containing references to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [F_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, dating from 1859 to 2002. The bibliography was compiled by Dana Bergstrom, and contains 993 references.


5. A bibliography containing references to the outcomes of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Outcomes_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the outcomes of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, ...


6. A bibliography containing references to the research support of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Research_Support_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the research support of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic ...


7. 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 ...


8. Adaptive strategies of lichen species to cold environments: Antarctica and the Mediterranean high mountains. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0905_LIQ_05]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. Antarctic Biodiversity Database [antarctic_biodiversity_db]
The biodiversity database is planned to be a reference on Antarctic and subantarctic flora and fauna collated by the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change (RiSCC) group and developed by the Australian ...


11. Antarctic Biodiversity Database - Flora Observations [Flora1]
The Antarctic Biodiversity database is a database including collection records of plants collected from the Antarctic, subantarctic islands and other areas around the world. You can search for collections ...


12. Antarctic Ecosystem: environmental contamination [ECA062]
Although the remote continent of Antarctica is perceived as the symbol of the last great wilderness, the human presence in the Southern Ocean and the continent began in the early 1900s for hunting, ...


13. Antarctic Plant Database [88885128135760]
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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. Baseline concentrations of elements in the Antarctic macrolichen Umbilicaria decussata [Antar_Macrolichen_Umbilicaria]
Total concentrations of major and trace elements were determined in samples of the epilithic lichen Umbilicaria decussata from 24 ice-free areas in coastal Victoria Land (Antarctica) during ...


17. Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia [bclme_namibia]
The BCLME Programme is designed to improve the structures and capacities of Namibia, Angola and South Africa to deal with the environmental problems that occur across the national boundaries, in order ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD METADATA
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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 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, ...


23. Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BKL) Herbarium Catalog [BBG_HerbariumCatalog]
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn NY, maintains a database of the label data from the preserved plant specimens in its herbarium. The records include label data for specimens ...


24. 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. ...


25. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_1015_macca_veg_change]
Taken from the report in the download file: Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit ...


26. 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 ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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.


29. Compiled bibliography of Antarctic/subantarctic related botanical references [Bot_Bibliography]
Antarctic Botanical Bibliography compiled by Dr Ron Lewis Smith of the British Antarctic Survey. There are 3,076 records in this bibliography. The fields in this dataset are: year author title journal


30. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


31. Cultivation of novel Sub-Antarctic Plants [ASAC_1264]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 1264 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Australia's subantarctic islands are both precious ...


32. Data related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division [gis13]
This dataset includes features related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division. The features include approach and departure paths, helicopter landing sites, exclusion ...


33. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of ...


34. E.L. EKMAN Herbarium Collections Database [EKMAN_Herb]
This database contains information about all specimens found in Ekman Herbarium taken in a historical sense, i.e. specimens collected by Ekman himself or by contemporaries. Some specimens collected ...


35. Ecological survey of the algae, lichen, fungi, and invertebrates on ice free areas of the La Gorce Mountains [K058_1996_1997_NZ_1]
A detailed study of far south ecosystems was conducted at La Gorce Mountains and nearby nunataks. A general biological survey was carried out describing the occurrence of any organisms encountered ...


36. Ecological survey of the birds, algae, lichen, fungi, and invertebrates on ice free areas of the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land [K053_1987_1988_NZ_3]
A 5-6 week remote field expedition was carried out to visit all rock outcrops in the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land to make a general biological survey of the region and assemble good plant ...


37. Ecophysiological and floristic study of the lichen communities in Livingston Island. [CNDA-ESP_ANT89-0804-E_LIQ_01]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Scientific objectives: -Floristic study of Livingston Island. -Structure, succession and dynamism of the principal lichen and bryolichen communities. -Chorological study (distribution) ...


38. Environmental protection, management and classification of terrestrial ecosystems in the Ross Sea Region [K123_2010_2012_NZ_3]
Soil samples from a diverse range of soil types have been collected from the Wright and Victoria Valley Systems, to determine whether soil distribution patterns aid prediction of microbial abundance ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. Field experiment testing effect of increased water and nutrient availability on Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation communities [ASAC_1087_WaterNutrientExpt]
Description of the work is provided in the file named: ASAC 1087_WN-descriptions.doc The work consists of a multiseason manipulative field experiment investigating the effect of increased water and ...


42. Flora and fauna survey of the Stillwell Hills, 1996/97 [flor_fna_Stillwl]
The broadscale distribution of flora (lichens, mosses, non-marine algae)and fauna (penguins, flying birds, seals)in the Stillwell Hills was mapped using gps technology. Samples of flora were collected ...


43. 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 ...


44. Genetic variation in the lichens Buellia frigida and Xanthoria elegans from the Vestfold Hills, eastern Antarctica [PSD1-Nottingham]
Antarctica is a desert continent dominated by micro-organisms. The seals and penguins, which are conspicuous around its margins, depend upon the sea for their food resources and are effectively part ...


45. Heard Island Species Checklist [heard_species_checklist]
The url below provides a checklist of species that have been recorded or observed at Heard Island.


46. Heard Island lichen samples collected by John Jenkin in 1980 [Heard_lichens_1980]
A description of lichen samples collected from Heard Island during March of 1980. The samples were mostly collected by John Jenkin, but some other collectors were also used. On return to Australia, ...


47. IMAGEAntarctica Database - A Catalogue of Antarctic Images by the Australian Antarctic Division [DB_IMAGEAntarctica]
The IMAGEAntarctica catalogue contains records of images held in the Australian Antarctic Division's Multimedia Image Library. The material predominantly depicts Australia's presence and activities ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. Instituto Nactional de Biodiversidad Database [INBio]
Atta is an information system that supports the core information process at the National Biodiversity Institute in Costa Rica (INBio). As such, Atta facilitates the processes of capturing, managing, ...


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