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Marine, intertidal, freshwater and terrestrial biodiversity of an isolated polar archipelago
Citation
David K. A. Barnes, Stefanie Kaiser, Huw J. Griffiths and Katrin Linse, 2008.

Availability: Unrestricted
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Description
Aim We ask how biodiverse is a polar archipelago; how this faunal richness is spread across marine, intertidal, freshwater, terrestrial and parasitic realms; and how fast species are accumulated with increased sampling effort.

Scope
Themes:
Biology
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Data, Macrobenthic communities, Marine Genomics, PSW, Antarctica, South Orkney I., Animalia

Geographical coverage
PSW, Antarctica, South Orkney I. [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Animalia [WoRMS]

Parameter
Presence of biota

Contributor
Natural Environment Research Council; British Antarctic Survey (BAS), moredata creator

Related datasets
(Partly) included in:
RAMS: The Register of Antarctic Marine Species, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2008-12-05
Information last updated: 2008-12-05
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