Terrestrial ecosystems: Antarctica

Block, William. 1994 Terrestrial ecosystems: Antarctica. Polar Biology, 14 (5). 293-300.

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Scientific reasons for the study of terrestrial ecosystems in the Antarctic are outlined together with brief descriptions of the maritime and continental zones. Opportunities for ecological research are highlighted in a consideration of the terrestrial environments, biological colonisation, organism survival and community development. Future research themes in terrestrial ecology are identified. Paper presented at the Symposium on Polar regions: the challenge for biological and ecological research organised by the Swiss Committee for Polar Research, Basel on 2 October 1992

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Programmes: BAS Programmes > Pre 2000 programme
ISSN: 0722-4060
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