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Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains - NSF-ANT08-40979
Entry ID: NSF-ANT08-40979

Abstract: Ice sheet models of the Last Glacial Maximum, and previous glaciation events in the Miocene, suggest that current low altitude, ice-free surfaces in Antarctica were completely covered with ice. If so, the terrestrial biota of Antarctica today would result from recolonization events after each glacial maximum. However, there is emerging evidence that much of the terrestrial Antarctic biota are of ... View entire text
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Description: McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -83.72   S: -85.5   E: 173.27   W: 165.35

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-07-15
Stop Date: 2011-06-30
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-10-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12