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51. The biology of lichen communities in Livingston Island (Antarctic). [CNDA-ESP_ANT90-1117-E_LIQ_02]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Scientific objectives: -The evaluation of photosynthesis and respiration of significant macrolichen species in the Antarctic tundra; -Study of isoenzymes in bipolar lichens; -Microclimatic ...


52. The distribution and identity of terrestrial plant communities of the Lower Taylor Valley including lichens, mosses, hypolithic and endolithic algae [K024_1989_1990_NZ_4]
In the 1989-1990 season collecting trips were made to the Kukri Hills and to Mt. Falconer to prepare an initial species list of the Lower Taylor Valley. In the 2002-2003 season walking trips were ...


53. The occurrence of gold in Usnea auratiaco-atra [110-88_03]
In Usnea aurantiaco-atra (Jacq)- Bory, a lichen species collected in the Antarctica, the gold content was determined by the cupellation methods, 317 ppb and 1089 ppb dry weight were found in the lichen ...


54. The photosynthetic performance (photosynthesis response curves to light and water content at various temperatures) of the pale and dark forms of the lichen Usnea spacelata from Cape Royds [K024_1996_1997_NZ_4]
The photosynthetic performance of the fruticose lichen Usnea sphacelata was measured using advanced, climatised photosynthetic cuvettes at Scott Base. Individuals of the Usnea sp were identified and ...


55. Vegetation distribution (distribution mapping and microscopic examination) at Cape Bird [K053_1982_1983_NZ_2]
Extensive vegetation mapping and microscopic examination of sample material was completed at Cape Bird in detail enough so that maps were produced marking the location of all major algal, moss and ...


56. Vegetation mapping of the Fryxell Stream flush, Taylor Valley [K024_1989_1990_NZ_1]
The Frxyell Stream flows into Lake Fryxell in the Taylor Valley. Canada Pond lies upstream of Lake Fryxell adjacent to the Canada Glacier. The Fryxell Stream flush, both the upper flush (flush area ...


57. Vegetation survey in a proposed long-term monitoring site at Castle Rock [K024_1996_1997_NZ_1]
The site, near Castle Rock was delineated in a previous season by another investigator. The area was carefully searched and plants located, identified and as necessary, collected for herbarium and ...


58. Vegetation surveys and trails of a 'tracker' system to allow both topography and plant occurrence to be mapped at Cape Royds [K024_1996_1997_NZ_2]
A species list and vegetation notes of the Cape Royds area was completed. A high density of lichens occurred (eg Usnea sphacelata)at Horseshoe Bay and inland near the ice edge (Caloplaca sp.). A 'tracker' ...


59. Vegetation surveys of Granite Harbour region including Cape Geology, Botany Bay, Kar Plateau, Lion Island, Couloir Cliffs and Flat Iron [K024_1989_2000_NZ_1]
A preliminary survey of the plant life was conducted at Botany Bay and Cape Geology (Granite Harbour) to prepare an initial species list and to assess the general richness of the area (1989-1990). ...


60. Vertical distribution of Cs-137 and Sr-90 in Antarctic soils, and their concentration in soils, moss and lichen [151-92_01]
In 21 places on the South Shetland Islands, that experience similar annual precipitation, the superficial concentration of Cs-137 was determined. For the determination of the distribution, ...


61. Wasley 2004 PhD thesis, titled: The Effect of Climate Change on Antarctic Terrestrial Flora [ASAC_1087_Wasely_2004-PhD]   PARENT METADATA
The file provided is a PDF file of the PhD thesis completed by Jane Wasley in 2004. The thesis research was based on field work conducted in the Windmill Islands region (based at Casey station), during ...


62. Windmill Islands 1:10000 Lichenometry GIS Dataset [wind_lichen]
This dataset is one of a number of datasets containing geomorphological data relating to the Windmill Islands, Wilkes Land, Antarctica. It comprises a digital map showing the locations of Windmill ...


63. Windmill Islands of vegetation transects, surveyed 2012 to 13 (10 years) [AAS_4046_Transects_2012-13]
Metadata ID: AAS_4046_Transects_2012-13 title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2012/13 (10 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands vegetation 10 year ...


64. Windmill Islands vegetation transects surveyed 2002-03 (baseline) [ASAC_1313_Transects_2002-03]
Metadata ID: ASAC_1313_Transects_2002-03 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2002/03 (baseline) This record contains data associated with a Windmill Islands vegetation baseline ...


65. Windmill Islands vegetation transects surveyed 2007-08 (five years) [ASAC_1313_Transects_2007-08]
Metadata ID: ASAC_1313_Transects_2007-08 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2007/08 (5 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands 5 year vegetation ...


66. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2010/11 (8 years) [AAS_3042_Transects_2010-11]
Metadata ID: AAS_3042_Transects_2010-11 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2010/11 (8 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands eight year vegetation ...


67. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2011-12 (9 years) [AAS_3129_Transects_2011-12]
Metadata ID: AAS_3129_Transects_2011-12 title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 2011-12 (9 years) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands nine year vegetation ...


68. World Biodiversity Database [WBD]
ETI's World Biodiversity Database is a continuously growing taxonomic database and information system that aims at documenting all presently known species (about 1.7 million) and to make ...


69. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


70. A Study of the Nitrogen-fixing Microbiota of Macquarie Island Plant Communities [ASAC_194]
The nitrogen fixing biota of Macquarie Island are dominated by cyanobacteria growing epiphytically or symbiotically with plants or lichens. Highest rates of acetylene reduction (N-fixation) were found ...


71. A bibliography containing references to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [F_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to flora from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, dating from 1859 to 2002. The bibliography was compiled by Dana Bergstrom, and contains 993 references.


72. A bibliography containing references to the outcomes of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Outcomes_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the outcomes of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, ...


73. A bibliography containing references to the research support of the RiSCC project from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [RiSCC_Research_Support_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to the research support of the RiSCC project (Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems) from the Antarctic and subantarctic ...


74. A vegetation assessment of Beaufort Island [K024_1996_1997_NZ_3]
The vegetation at Beaufort Island was assessed and a report written to ICAIR including a description of the area, species present, comparison to other Dry Valley vegetation, the merits of the vegetation ...


75. Adaptive strategies of lichen species to cold environments: Antarctica and the Mediterranean high mountains. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0905_LIQ_05]   PARENT METADATA
In English: At the beginning of the 1990's our ecophysiological research on Antarctic lichens was focussed on adaptations to cope with low temperatures. We assumed that low ...


76. Analysis of the effects of environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and CO2 concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of two common Antarctic mosses and a cyanobacterial mat in the Taylor Valley [K024_2002_2003_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 Hennediella ...


77. Antarctic Biodiversity Database [antarctic_biodiversity_db]
The biodiversity database is planned to be a reference on Antarctic and subantarctic flora and fauna collated by the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change (RiSCC) group and developed by the Australian ...


78. Antarctic Biodiversity Database - Flora Observations [Flora1]
The Antarctic Biodiversity database is a database including collection records of plants collected from the Antarctic, subantarctic islands and other areas around the world. You can search for collections ...


79. Antarctic Ecosystem: environmental contamination [ECA062]
Although the remote continent of Antarctica is perceived as the symbol of the last great wilderness, the human presence in the Southern Ocean and the continent began in the early 1900s for hunting, ...


80. Antarctic Plant Database [88885128135760]
This database contains information on the herbarium specimens held in the herbarium of the British Antarctic Survey (international code AAS) as well as information about specimens collected in the ...


81. Antarctic Plant Database (Database of the BAS Herbarium) [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00023]
This database contains information on the herbarium specimens held in the herbarium of the British Antarctic Survey (international code AAS) as well as information about specimens collected in the ...


82. Botanical investigations at Terra Nova Bay and Wood Bay, North Victoria Land and the assessment of human impacts [K271_1988_1989_NZ_1]
Vegetation and environmental studies were conducted at sites on Ross Island and in North Victoria Land, including Terra Nova Bay (Edmonson Point, Northern Foothills, Cape Washington, Mount Melbourne, ...


83. Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BKL) Herbarium Catalog [BBG_HerbariumCatalog]
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn NY, maintains a database of the label data from the preserved plant specimens in its herbarium. The records include label data for specimens ...


84. California Flora Database (CalFlora) [CALFLORA]
CalFlora is a comprehensive database of plant distribution information for California, a web accessible, publicly available tool for synthesis of data from disparate sources. ...


85. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_1015_macca_veg_change]
Taken from the report in the download file: Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit ...


86. Chlorophyll a fluorescence and temperature measurements from lichen and mosses buried under snow at Botany Bay, Granite Harbour [K024_1999_2000_NZ_2]
Fluorescence (chlorophyll a fluorescence) activity measurements were recorded for selected plants for about three weeks to determine if the photosystems of lichen or mosses are active in differing ...


87. Comparative studies of vegetation surveys, maps, species lists and lichen growth rates of the Cape Hallett region (Seebee Hook, Willett Cove and the scree slopes surrounding them) with a 1968 study [K024_1998_1999_NZ_1]
The first botanical work at Cape Hallett was carried out when Hallett Station existed in the early to late 1960s. These studies were used for comparative purposes of vegetation cover and lichen growth ...


88. Comparison of the photosynthetic performance of Umbilicaria species in the Ross Sea region [K024_2002_2003_NZ_3]
The photosynthetic performance of Umbilicaria species was measured under standard conditions in the laboratory and compared with Umbilicaria species from the Taylor Valley and Mt Kyffin.


89. Compiled bibliography of Antarctic/subantarctic related botanical references [Bot_Bibliography]
Antarctic Botanical Bibliography compiled by Dr Ron Lewis Smith of the British Antarctic Survey. There are 3,076 records in this bibliography. The fields in this dataset are: year author title journal


90. Conservation of plant biodiversity in Antarctica - a genetic approach [ASAC_2152]
Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 1999. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Terrestrial vegetation in Antarctica is restricted to isolated populations ...


91. Cultivation of novel Sub-Antarctic Plants [ASAC_1264]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 1264 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Australia's subantarctic islands are both precious ...


92. Data related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division [gis13]
This dataset includes features related to helicopter and fixed wing operations of the Australian Antarctic Division. The features include approach and departure paths, helicopter landing sites, exclusion ...


93. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of plant communities and mineral ...


94. Ecological survey of the algae, lichen, fungi, and invertebrates on ice free areas of the La Gorce Mountains [K058_1996_1997_NZ_1]
A detailed study of far south ecosystems was conducted at La Gorce Mountains and nearby nunataks. A general biological survey was carried out describing the occurrence of any organisms encountered ...


95. Ecological survey of the birds, algae, lichen, fungi, and invertebrates on ice free areas of the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land [K053_1987_1988_NZ_3]
A 5-6 week remote field expedition was carried out to visit all rock outcrops in the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land to make a general biological survey of the region and assemble good plant ...


96. Ecophysiological and floristic study of the lichen communities in Livingston Island. [CNDA-ESP_ANT89-0804-E_LIQ_01]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Scientific objectives: -Floristic study of Livingston Island. -Structure, succession and dynamism of the principal lichen and bryolichen communities. -Chorological study (distribution) ...


97. Environmental protection, management and classification of terrestrial ecosystems in the Ross Sea Region [K123_2010_2012_NZ_3]
Soil samples from a diverse range of soil types have been collected from the Wright and Victoria Valley Systems, to determine whether soil distribution patterns aid prediction of microbial abundance ...


98. 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 [K024_1980_2008_NZ_1]
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 ...


99. 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 ...


100. 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 ...


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