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Genomic Indicators of Climate Chnage - Genetic and isotopic analysis of Adélie penguin tissue from relict colonies at Cape Bird and Cape Royds, Ross Island, Antarctica.
Entry ID: K016_2011_2012_NZ_1

Abstract: Our objectives are to identify the molecular basis by which Adélie penguins have responded to a -10°C increase in temperature since the last glacial maximum. We will sequence the genomes of a number of ancient Adélie penguins from the late Pleistocene. The hypothesis is that a series of molecular based physiological changes have enabled modern Adélie penguins to cope with warmer temperatures, in ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 166.41   W: 166.15
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-12-12
Stop Date: 2012-01-07
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2011 Millar CD, Subramamian S, Heupink TH, Swaminathan S, Baroni C, Lambert DM. Adélie penguins and temperature changes in Antarctica: A long-term view. Integrative Zoology (Accepted for publication).

2011 Huynen L, Millar CD, Lambert D. Ancient molecular analyses: recovering physiology, behaviour and morphology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution (Accepted for publication).
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