Livingstone Island - Antarctica

Livingston Island (62º39’S, 60º21’W) is situated in the South Shetlands, one of the Earth’s regions where warming has been more significant in the last 50 years. Livingston island shows high mountain relief, is 90% covered by glaciers and the bedrock in the research area (Hurd Peninsula) is a low-grade metasedimentary sequence of sandstone, shales and quartzite. About 10% free of ice vegetated terrains.

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Metadata Access
Creator Nesho Chipev
Publisher Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe
Contributor DEIMS-SDR Site and Dataset registry
Publication Year 2012
Rights No conditions apply to access and use; no limitations to public access
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Contact nchipev(at)
Language English
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Discipline Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Aquaculture; Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Aquaculture and Veterinary Medicine; Atmospheric Sciences; Biology; Geography; Geology; Geosciences; Geospheric Sciences; Glaciology; Life Sciences; Meteorology; Natural Sciences; Soil Sciences
Spatial Coverage (-60.348W, -62.634S, -60.348E, -62.634N)