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51. Examination of the photosynthetic behaviour (energy content, nutrient content, productivity and acclimation) of mosses and lichens throughout the summer season at Cape Hallett [K024_2004_2006_NZ_2]
A possible sign of climate change is likely to be improved production and growth in plants. The response of net photosynthetic rates were measured on the large areas of relatively uniform moss cover ...


52. 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 ...


53. Field experiment testing effect of increased water and nutrient availability on Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation communities [ASAC_1087_WaterNutrientExpt]   PARENT METADATA
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 ...


54. Field measurements of temperature, moisture and photosynthetic activity in three species of moss at Casey over a two week period in January 2003 [ASAC_1313_Moss_Field_Measurements]
Samples were collected at ASPA 135, at the melt lake, northeast side. This metadata record provides data collected during 2002/3 at Casey. Temperature sensors (i-buttons) were inserted into moss ...


55. 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 ...


56. Floristic and ecological surveys of plants and microbes in the Garwood Valley [K052_1986_1987_NZ_1]
A general floristic and ecological survey of plants and microbes was conducted in the Garwood Valley/Joyce Lake area including vegetation mapping, collection and microscopic examination of algae and ...


57. Floristic surveys, vegetation mapping, soil animals and environmental parameters for algae growth at Cape Bird [K052_1982_1983_NZ_3]
A plant map for Keble Valley was produced and the water channels plotted to determine the factors involved in moss establishment and growth. Water and shelter were found to be the main factors. Temperature ...


58. 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 ...


59. Genetic diversity in the moss Pohlia nutans on geothermal ground of Mount Rittmann, Victoria Land, Antarctica. [GeneticDiversity_Victoria_Land]
The only known population of the moss Pohlia nutans in continental Antarctica occurs on geothermally heated ground of volcanic Mt. Rittmann in northern Victoria Land. Colonization of this bryophyte ...


60. Genetic variability and patterns of colonisation in Antarctic mosses [K022_1992_1995_NZ_1]
The geographic and microgeographic organisation of variation at genetic marker loci in mosses of the McMurdo Sound region was investigated. Samples of five species of mosses including Bryum argenteum, ...


61. Genetic variation within and among moss species populations in the Ross Sea Region [K022_1996_1998_NZ_1]
A detailed genetic analysis of genetic variation was conducted on samples of mosses collected at locations around the Ross Sea Region including Cape Bird, Cape Evans, Cape Royds, Cape Crozier, Cape ...


62. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: overall [ASAC_1174]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1174 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Australia's World Heritage listed subantarctic Heard and ...


63. Ground-based imaging spectroscopy data for estimation of Antarctic moss relative vigour from remotely sensed chlorophyll content and leaf density at ASPA 135 [AAS_4046_Spectroscopy_Moss_Vigour]
(Two supporting figures are contained within the metadata document in the download file) The ground-based imaging spectroscopy data were acquired with the Headwall Photonics Micro-Hyperspec VNIR ...


64. Heard Island 1986-1987 Scientific Expedition Report [Heard_86-87_Report]
Heard Island Expedition, 16 November 1986 to 21 January 1987, report written by Rod Ledingham, Officer in Charge. Taken from the report: The 1986-87 expedition was the second in a series of three ...


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


66. Heard Island Vegetation Survey 1986-1987 and 1987-1988 [Heard_veg_survey_86-88]
Vegetation surveys were conducted on Heard Island during the 1986/87 and 1987/88 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE). A stratified sampling approach was adopted. Given the limited ...


67. High resolution digital aerial surveys of portions of the Vestfold Hills and Rauer Group [Davis_2009_Aerial_Photography]   CHILD METADATA
High resolution digital aerial photography of Adelie penguin colonies, Davis Station, Heidemann Valley, and other various areas, LIDAR scanning of portions of the Vestfold Hills, Rauer Islands and ...


68. 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 ...


69. Impact of changes in UV and visible radiation on the reflective properties of plant photosynthetic surfaces [ASAC_941]
We investigated how surface reflectance properties and pigment concentrations of Antarctic moss varied over species, sites, icrotopography, and with water content. We found that species had significantly ...


70. Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring and ecophysiological studies of bryophyte community dynamics in the Windmill Islands. [ASAC_1313]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1313 See the link below for public details on this project. This research will monitor the effect of climate change on bryophyte communities in the ...


71. 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 ...


72. 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, ...


73. Investigation of virus biodiversity in Antarctic terrestrial plants [ASAC_2153]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 2004. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Continental samples were collected between 2004 and 2006. This project aims ...


74. Jane Wasley Field Notebook Casey 2002-3 [AAS_1313_JaneWasley-FieldNotebook-Casey-2002-3]   PARENT METADATA
Scanned copy of field notebook Book owner: Jane Wasley ASAC: 1313 Season: 2002/03 Location: Casey The original hard copy of this notebook was, in January 2016, located in Jane Wasley's office at ...


75. Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE) Moss Collection [JP_JARE_MOSS]
This data set pertains to the moss collection gathered in Yukidori Valley, Langhovde, Antarctica as part of the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE).


76. 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.


77. Latitudinal Gradient Project - Australian contributions [LGP]
This record relates to the Australian component of the Latitudinal Gradient Project. The LGP is largely a New Zealand, US and Italian venture, but a small contribution has been made by Australian ...


78. Lichen study in the South Shetland Islands. [CNDA-ESP_ANT92-0016-E_LIQ_03]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Scientific objectives: -Study of nitrogen fixation in Leptogium puberulum with respect to photosynthetic rate under natural condition; -Microclimatic study of lichenous biotopes where ...


79. Locations of moss bed quadrats at Antarctic Specially Protected Area 135 and Robinson Ridge, Windmill Islands, Antarctica [AAS_4046_quadrat_locations]
The data are comprised of a spreadsheet with locations (latitude and longitude) of the centres of moss bed quadrats and labels for the quadrats. The quadrats are located at two sites: Antarctic Specially ...


80. Locations of nine quadrats used in moss mapping studies at Casey Station, Antarctica 2007-2008 [ASAC_1313_Casey_Moss_Quadrats_2007]
The data are comprised of a spreadsheet with locations (latitude and longitude) and labels for moss bed quadrats. The quadrats are located in two sites: Antarctic Specially Protected Area 135 (formerly ...


81. Lund-Potsdam-Jena Wetland Hydrology and Methane DGV Model (LPJ-WHyMe v1.3.1) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1150_1]
This model product provides the Fortran 77 source code for the Lund-Potsdam-Jena (LPJ) Wetland Hydrology and Methane Dynamic Global Vegetation Model (LPJ-WHyMe v1.3.1), auxiliary C++ routines, ASCII ...


82. Macquarie Island Bryopyte Traits [AAS_4192_BRYOPHYTES]
Paradoxically, climate warming increases plant injury and death from freezing and heat-induced water stress. Survival depends on a functional water transport system. However, features that enhance ...


83. Measurement of moss growth rates in Antarctica [ASAC_1104]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1104 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Mosses are dominant plants in the vegetation of continental ...


84. 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 ...


85. 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.


86. Measurements of the shielding against UVA by protective pigments in the moss Bryum subrotundifolium at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_2000_2001_NZ_2]
A new chlorophyll fluorescence system, UVA PAM allowed the protective shield against UVA radiation to be measured in the moss Bryum subrotundifolium. An area of the moss was heavily shaded for 10 ...


87. Molecular systematics of Antarctic mosses [K024_1999_2001_NZ_1]
Estimating genetic variation is important in understanding a populations potential to track changing environmental conditions and for conservation management. Two molecular techniques, DNA sequencing ...


88. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


89. Moss desiccation experiments conducted at Casey 1998-99 and 1999-2000 by Jane Wasley [ASAC_1087_Desiccation]   PARENT METADATA
Series of desiccation experiments conducted in the Casey station laboratories using field collected moss samples, as described in Wasley et al. 2006 and Wasley 2004. Data to be provided.


90. Moss in Antarctic at 2012 [KPDC_MOSS_ANTARCTIC_2012]
Moss samples from Barton Peninsula of King George Islands collected in January 2012, including data for collector, locality, and habitat for 52 moss samples.


91. Moss, Aulacomnium turgidum, Svalbard, Arctic [KPDC_MAT_ARCTIC_2010]
Unique physiological and metabolic properties of Arctic mosses are responsible for their acclimation to the inclement polar environment. To perform transcriptome analysis of an Arctic moss species ...


92. Multiphase study of denials gram bacteria atypical of Antarctic origin [CNDA-ESP_ANT95-0107]
Three strains of psychrotrophic bacteria isolated from Antarctic coastal marine environments were studied to determine their taxonomic position. These bacteria were gram negative rods, facultatively ...


93. Mycorrhiza in the Antarctic leafy liverwort (Cephaloziella exiliflora) [ASAC_2275]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2275. See the link below for public details on this project. The papers record microscope evidence and molecular evidence for the occurrence of ...


94. NODC Taxonomic Code Version 8.0 [NOAA_NODC_TAXONOMIC_CODE]
The National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) Taxonomic Code is the largest, most flexible, and widely used of the various coding schemes that have been developed to adapt the Linnean system of ...


95. New York Metropolitan Plant Occurrence Database [BBG_NYMFplantoccurrence]
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden maintains a database of occurrence plant records for the New York Metropolitan Area. This database includes specimen and observational data. Specimen ...


96. New record of moss and thermophilic bacteria species and physico-chemical properties of geothermal soils on the northwest slope of Mt. Melbourne (Antarctica) in 2002 [Thermophilic_bacteria_Melbourne]
Four samples of surface soils, one with shoots of an unidentified moss species, were collected from a geothermal site on the northwest slope of volcanic Mt. Melbourne (northwest Victoria Land, continental ...


97. 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.


98. Notes and instructions on collecting biological and banding data at Australian Antarctic and subantarctic stations, 1958-1968 [Biology_Log_Instructions]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains instructions for collecting biological observations and bird bands at Australian Antarctic and subantarctic stations. The documents in the file are as follows: 1) Biological Programmes ...


99. 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 ...


100. Ontario NHIC Central Databases [Canada_NatureServe_ONHICCDB]
Central database contains key source information for the NHIC, stored in two portions of the database called ?contacts? and ?references?. The contact records that support all ...


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