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vegetation_stream

Moss-fringed stream in tussac grassland

Caption: Moss-fringed stream in tussac grassland ( Parodiochloa flabellata )
Keywords: Moss | Parodiochloa flabellata stream Tussac | Plant | Terrestrial Antarctica Tussock grass
Location: South Georgia
Season:
Photographer: DWH Walton
Image size (pixels): 3682 x 2464

lake_algae

Diver underwater in a nutrient-poor lake on Signy Island where bottom growing aquatic mosses and algae are an important feature.

Caption: Diver underwater in a nutrient-poor lake on Signy Island where bottom growing aquatic mosses and algae are an important feature. This image is associated with the 2005-2010 BAS science programme: BIOFLAME – Biodiversity, Function, Limits and Adaptation from Molecules to Ecosystems.
Keywords: | BIOFLAME | Terrestrial Antarctica diving freshwater underwater lake moss algae
Location: Signy Island
Season: 1979/1980
Photographer: Doug Allan
Image size (pixels): 3682 x 2414

fairy_shrimp

Fresh water fairy shrimp - Branchinecta male from a Signy Island Lake

Caption: Fresh water fairy shrimp – Branchinecta male from a Signy Island Lake
Keywords: | Antarctica | Wildlife | freshwater | shrimp Branchinecta lake
Location: Signy Island
Season: 1980
Photographer: BAS
Image size (pixels): 3771 x 2474

Antarctic springtail.

Arctic springtail Onychiurus arcticus

Arctic springtail Onychiurus arcticus From Ny Alesund. Becomes almost anhydrobiotic (dry) at sub-zero temperatures but ‘comes back to life’ when it warms up and gets wet. Onychiurus arcticus false colour sem image.

Antarctic Pearlwort

Antarctic pearlwort, Colobanthus quitensis , with very long flower stalks

Caption: Antarctic pearlwort, Colobanthus quitensis , with very long flower stalks
Keywords: | Colobanthus quitensis | Plant | Terrestrial Antarctica pearlwort
Location: South Georgia
Season:
Photographer: DWH Walton
Image size (pixels): 3551 x 2390

Freshwater lake

Vegetation (moss Bryum pseudotriquetrum) growing near a freshwater lake

Vegetation (moss Bryum pseudotriquetrum) growing near a freshwater lake
Keywords: Antarctica | Lake | Terrestrial | moss Bryum pseudotriquetrum
Location: Antarctic Peninsula, Vega Island, Cape Lamb