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Examination of the photosynthetic behaviour (energy content, nutrient content, productivity and acclimation) of mosses and lichens throughout the summer season at Cape Hallett
Entry ID: K024_2004_2006_NZ_2

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Abstract: 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 at Cape Hallet through the summer season to get an estimate of the energy content, nutrient content, productivity and acclimation of mosses and lichens. The results are the first step to a full ... View entire text
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  N: -72.32   S: -72.32   E: 170.27   W: 170.27

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Start Date: 2004-11-11
Stop Date: 2004-12-07

Start Date: 2005-11-25
Stop Date: 2005-12-14
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The plant collections (~30,000 mosses, liverwort and lichens collected by Professor Rod Seppelt from Antarctica and sub-Antarctic Islands) are housed in the Australian Antarctic Division herbarium. This herbarium is being formerly transferred to the Tasmanian Herbarium. As specimens are fully ... View entire text
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-23
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