Portal Home
Record Search Query: [Parameters: Topic='BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION', Term='FUNGI']
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
Entry ID: K024_1980_2008_NZ_1

Abstract: 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 years and photographed to determine growth rates of lichen in the Dry Valleys.
Related URL
Description: The investigators homepage
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.58   S: -77.58   E: 163.1   W: 163.1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-12-01
ISO Topic Category
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
here with 2 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality All data is held by the investigators. Please contact for more information.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 7 838 4225
Fax: +64 7 838 4324
Email: greentga at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Waikato
PO Box 3105
City: Hamilton
View entire list
Sancho, L.G. Green, T.G.A. Pintado, A. 2007 Slowest to fastest: Extreme range in lichen growth rates supports their use as an indicator of climate change in Antarctica. Flora 202: 667-673
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

Link to NASA website
Responsible NASA Official:   Stephen Berrick
Webmaster:   Monica Lyles   ·  Contact GCMD User Support for assistance