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Aquatic habitats in a high Arctic locality

Donald R. Oliver

Aquatic habitats in a high Arctic locality

the Hazen Camp study area, Ellesmere Island, N.W.T.

by Donald R. Oliver

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Published by Defence Research Board in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Limnology -- Northwest Territories -- Ellesmere Island.,
  • Aquatic ecology -- Northwest Territories -- Ellesmere Island.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOperation Hazen.
    Statementby D.R. Oliver and Philip S. Corbet.
    SeriesHazen (Canada. Defence Research Board) -- 26.
    ContributionsCorbet, Philip S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC803.C3 A27 no.26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115, [55] p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17905092M


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Chydorus arcticus (Cladocera: Chydoridae: Chydorinae) is described, figured, and differentiated from the closely related C. sphaericus(O.F. Müller, Cited by: Terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates chapter of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA), a report containing the best available science informed by traditional ecological knowledge on the status and trends of Arctic biodiversity and accompanying policy recommendations for.

Ecology and biogeochemistry of cyanobacteria in soils, permafrost, aquatic and cryptic polar habitats Article (PDF Available) in Biodiversity and Conservation 24(4).

Tropical aquatic ecosystems have high biodiversity but are threatened globally (Polunin, ). Songkhla Lake is the largest lagoonal water body of Thailand with a basin area of 8, km 2. Chironomidae are common inhabitants of most aquatic habitats, and often dominate aquatic insect communities in both abundance and species richness.

Species occur in all continents, including Antarctica, and most major oceanic islands that have been investigated. The family is divided into 11 subfamilies and 22 nominal by: They can be found in habitats extending from the extremely cold deserts of the Arctic and Antarctic Zones (Mataloni and Komárek, ) to the very extreme hot springs of the Yellowstone National Park, thus representing an interesting form of life in a wide range of aquatic and terrestrial environments (Whitton and Potts, a, Whitton and Author: Lira A.

Gaysina, Aniket Saraf, Prashant Singh. Baetis and Tricorythodes are found in the turbid upper Aquatic habitats in a high Arctic locality book middle Sevier. Headwater and high-gradient streams have a greater diversity of mayflies (e.g., Rhithrogena, Ephemerella, Drunella) and stoneflies (Hesperoperla, Isoperla, Nemoura, Pteronarcys, and Pteronarcella).

Aquatic habitats in a High Arctic locality: the Hazen Camp study area, Ellesmere Island, N.W.T. Defense Research Board of Canada, Ottawa.

PARKS CANADA. Ellesmere Island National Park Reserve resource descrip-tion and analysis. Department of Canadian. This study showed a high incidence of CPV associated with a NPV infection in A, sollioitans in southwestern Louisiana.

It was postulated that the CPV may have been a predisposing factor for the ex- tremely high incidence and lethality of the NPV infection. Other aquatic insects known to be hosts of CPVs include several species of Chironomidae.

Shallow aquatic habitats tend to offer high plant growth rates, high USO densities, and relatively continuous USO availability throughout the year.

Baboons in the >> >> > Shallow-water habitats as sources of fallback foods for hominins. > > >> > Shallow-water habitats as sources of fallback foods for hominins. A Classification System for Mosquito Life Cycles: Life Cycle Types for Mosquitoes of the Northeastern United States.

Wayne J. Crans. Mosquito Research & Control Department of Entomology, Rutgers University Jones Avenue New Brunswick, NJ Received 8 January ; Accepted 16 January Click here for table 1.

Hugh Danks also edited the newsletters Newsletter of the Biological Survey of Canada (Terrestrial especially through authorship of the children's book The Bug Book and Bottle, and talks Seasonal emergence and activity of mosquitoes in a high arctic locality. The Canadian Entomologist Danks, H.V.

and P.S. Corbet. Accurate and cost-effective methods for tracking changes in arthropod communities are needed to develop integrative environmental monitoring programs in the Arctic. To date, even baseline data on their species composition at established ecological monitoring sites are severely lacking.

We present the results of a pilot assessment of non-marine arthropod diversity in a middle arctic Author: Mikko Pentinsaari, Gergin A. Blagoev, Ian D. Hogg, Valerie Levesque-Beaudin, Kate Perez, Crystal N. There is a high degree of lateral gene transfer in mammals.

Mammal phylogenies are constructed from evidence based in DNA, whereas prokaryote phylogenies are based in RNA. There is a high degree of lateral gene transfer in prokaryotes. The phylogenetic reconstruction process is much simpler for prokaryotes because they are much. Abstract. Callitriche (Plantaginaceae) is a cosmopolitan plant genus in shallow lakes and river margins, wetlands, ditches and temporary pools.

Its species exhibit considerable diversity in growth habit, aquatic (submerged), amphibious and terrestrial, but the polarity of growth habit evolution to or from terrestrial habitats is yet to be by: 2. Smittia velutina is one of the most dominant species found in the High Arctic and an important pollinator of plants including Saxifraga oppositifolia, the purple saxifrage, a dominant Arctic plant species.

This plant has been found on Kaffeklubben Island in north Greenland, at 83°40’N, the most northerly plant locality in the world, and also. A suite of measures under the Habitats Directive is included in this guidance (Section 7). Many of these measures are also applicable to High Status sites under the Water Framework Directive.

High Status and Habitats Directive measures are coded and cross-referred (Appendix 12 / Habitats Directive and High Status Measures_Decxls).

The fauna of Scotland is generally typical of the northwest European part of the Palearctic ecozone, although several of the country's larger mammals were hunted to extinction in historic times and human activity has also led to various species of wildlife being introduced.

Scotland's diverse temperate environments support 62 species of wild mammals, including a population. Locality Factors – Climatic Factors in Detail June 6, J Aquatic plants grow in low temperature range and grasses prefer to grow in the area of moderate temperature.

§ These are the land plans which grow in habitats which are neither dry nor wet and the temperature of the air is neither too high nor too low. Arctic, listed in the Red Data Book, though it is rather wide spread in Yamal as long as their habitats– steep warm clayey slopes - exist.

Industrial development can cause hazards for such species. local floras were studied during the last 50 years in the Asian Arctic by the collaborates of the Far North Vegetation Laboratory Komarov. In winter, this is an excellent place to study Gray-bellied Brant, a form that nests on Melville Island in the Canadian High Arctic.

The near-totality of the world population, estimated at perhaps 8, birds, winters on the rich eelgrass beds of Padilla and Samish Bays and the Fraser River delta; many come near shore here to preen and forage.

Shorebirds are common prey near aquatic habitats [,]. Mammals captured by peregrine falcons include shrews, bats (Tadaridae and Vespertilionidae), arctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus parryii), voles (Microtus spp.

and Clethrionomys. A survey of the biological literature shows that thou- sands of animal species forage in aquatic habitats and feed on aquatic fauna. Hundreds of these are large enough to feed on aquatic animals also consumed by humans and transport their catch--carrying them directly or as stomach contents-to landforms adja- cent to oceans, estuaries, rivers, marshes, and lakes.

Terrestrial Biomes Tundra and Desert. The tundra and desert biomes occupy the most extreme environments, with little or no moisture and extremes of temperature acting as harsh selective agents on organisms that occupy these areas.

These two biomes have the fewest numbers of species due to the stringent environmental conditions. In other words, not everyone can live. Unlike the universally high relative measures, absolute measures of population divergences populations from presumed older habitats (i.e.

Japan and Beringia) were generally greater than the divergences among populations from glaciated habitats (i.e.

non-Beringian North America) in mtDNA and in nDNA sequences (Fig. (Fig.3). The ND2 alignment Cited by: Mesozoic Biotas of Scandinavia and its Arctic Territories, authored by leading experts in the field, encapsulates key aspects of the latest research, and will provide a benchmark reference for future investigations into the Scandinavian Mesozoic world.

Contents - Kear, B. P., Lindgren, J., Hurum, J. H., Milàn, J. & Vajda, V. Native Plants Of Canada. From the Arctic to the Pacific to the Atlantic, and from the prairies to the mountains to the tundras within their shores, Canada's flora is far more than just maple trees.

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Seals and whales in the Arctic are shifting their feeding patterns as climate change alters their habitats, and the way they do so may determine whether they survive, a new study has found.

Aquatic Macrophytes Macrophyte beds are among the most important estuarine habitats, both ecologically and economically. Seagrasses (in this text, used to describe macrophytes existing from tidal fresh to marine conditions) create an environment with a high degree of structural complexity.

Recent high‐profile extinctions in Lough Owel (the type locality for Salvelinus scharffi), Loughs Corrib and Conn (Igoe et al. ) and Lough Dan (Igoe & Kelly‐Quinn ) have focused attention on the need to assess the status of Arctic charr in Ireland and understand mechanisms affecting their by: A surprisingly high level of Cs was observed in the fine organic sediments taken from a high-arctic oligotrophic lake.

The radial distribution of cesium in an arctic cushion plant, Dryas integrifolia, was determined and used to confirm a dating procedure for this type of plant. Samples collected in show radioactive contamination. Pachyrhinosaurus (meaning in Greek "thick-nosed lizard", from Παχυ (pachy), thick; ρινό (rinó), nose; and σαυρος (sauros), lizard) is an extinct genus of centrosaurine ceratopsid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period of North first examples were discovered by Charles M.

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56). In the Arctic, it is not just a reduction in the extent of sea ice, but its thickness and age. Identifying the key drivers of aquatic fauna structuring at multiple spatial scales is critical in reducing biodiversity loss. Macroinvertebrates are the most sensitive indicators of disturbance and they are used as a cost-effective tool for bioassessment at catchment and site scales.

The focus of our study was to identify the key drivers from three classes of environmental variables Cited by: 1. This list of birds of Wales includes every species of bird that has been recorded in a wild state in ed to the avifauna of Britain as a whole, Wales has fewer breeding species, but these include a number of moorland species such as red grouse and black grouse, large numbers of seabirds (particularly on offshore islands such as Skomer, Grassholm and Bardsey) and.

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Basurko, Naiara Rodriguez‐Ezpeleta. some organisms are delicate, lack hard parts, or live in habitats where decay is rapid. sediments in a given locality vary episodically. if fossils are to be found, fossil-bearing sediments must undergo numerous transformations and be accessible to paleontologists.

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) and offer insights into an ancient arctic ecosystem that thrived under a polar light, precipitation, and temperature regime for which.However, in the Arctic Ocean pack ice at 82°N, Calanus hyperboreus, was found in high abundances (up to 65 ind.

m−3) actively feeding on the Arctic bloom in September. They performed a classic DVM, feeding in the upper 50 m during the night and descending to depths below 50 m during the : Postdoc @ IMR - Seagrass.

Page 4 Environmental Threats and Opportunities. The goals for a transition toward sustainability, as we set them out in Chapter 1, are to meet human needs over the next two generations while reducing hunger and poverty and preserving our .