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Limits and Drivers of Metazoan Distributions in the Transantarctic Mountains
Entry ID: NSF-ANT08-40705

Abstract: Ice sheet models of the Last Glacial Maximum, and previous glaciation events in the Miocene, suggest that current low altitude, ice-free surfaces in Antarctica were completely covered with ice. If so, the terrestrial biota of Antarctica today would result from recolonization events after each glacial maximum. However, there is emerging evidence that much of the terrestrial Antarctic biota are of ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0840705
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  N: -83.72   S: -85.5   E: 173.27   W: 165.35

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Start Date: 2009-07-15
Stop Date: 2011-06-30
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DIF Creation Date: 2011-10-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12