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vegetation of the subantarctic islands, Marion and Prince Edward

by N. J. M. Gremmen

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Published by Dr. W. Junk, distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston in The Hague, Boston, Hingham, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Prince Edward Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Plant ecology -- Prince Edward Islands.,
    • Plant communities -- Prince Edward Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementN.J.M. Gremmen.
      SeriesGeobotany ;, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK429.P74 G74
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 149 p. :
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4267636M
      ISBN 109061936837
      LC Control Number81013646

      Gremmen N.J.M. The vegetation of the Subantarctic islands Marion and Prince Edward. Dr W. Junk. The Hague. pp. Gremmen N.J.M., Chown S.L. and Marshall D.J. Impact of the introduced grass Agrostis stolonifera on vegetation and soil fauna communities at Marion Island, sub-Antarctic. Biological Conservation 85(3):   The Subantarctic islands are arranged around the Antarctic continent between the 46 ° and the 54 ° parallel of the southern hemisphere, on either side of the polar front where the cold waters of the Antarctic current meet the warmer subantarctic waters. Distribution of Subantarctic islands (Source: M. Hulled).

      "The vegetation of the Subantarctic islands Marion and Prince Edward," 24 - Dr. W. Junk, The Hague. Gressitt, J. L. (). Insects of Campbell Island: Summary. Pacific Insects Monograph 7, Gressitt, J. L. (). Introduction. Photo by @pryan_seabirds | The volcanic sub-Antarctic islands of Marion and Prince Edward are teeming with seabirds. It is thanks to these seabirds and their guano that the island’s soil has built up, allowing a host of unique plants, and later insects, to settle and thrive.

      6 The Prince Edward Islands are part of South Africa, some miles south east of the Cape, with Marion Island the larger and Prince Edward the smaller island. 7 South Georgia Island is a icy, mountainous British island, with the old whaling stations of Grytviken, King Edward . Prince Edward Island, one of the two Prince Edward Islands (the other being Marion Island) in the southern Indian subantarctic island lies about 1, miles (1, km) southeast of Cape Town and 12 miles (19 km) north-northeast of Marion Island and covers an area of 18 square miles (47 square km). Discovered in January by the French explorer Marion du Fresne, the island was.


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Vegetation of the subantarctic islands, Marion and Prince Edward by N. J. M. Gremmen Download PDF EPUB FB2

PDF | On Jan 1,V. Smith and others published Vegetation of Subantarctic Marion and Prince Edward Islands | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

Get this from a library. The vegetation of the subantarctic islands Marion and Prince Edward. [Nicolaas Johannes Marie Gremmen]. Get this from a library. The vegetation of the subantarctic islands, Marion and Prince Edward.

[N J M Gremmen]. Please help us populate SUNScholar with the post print version of this article. It can be e-mailed to: [email protected]   The invasive plants of Marion Island include three species in the Poaceae [Agrostis stolonifera (Creeping Bent Grass), Poa annua (Annual Meadow Grass, also present on Prince Edward Island, Fig.

d) and Poa pratensis (Kentucky Bluegrass)], and three in the Carophyllaceae [Cerastium fontanum (Common Mouse-ear Chickweed), also on Prince Edward Island], Sagina procumbens Cited by: SUB-ANTARCTIC VEGETATION [Review by David Walton* o f M.

Gremmen's The vegetation of the sub-Antarctic islands Marion and Prince Edward. The Hague, W. Junk,x, p, illus. Hardcover DflUS$] The vegetation of the sub-Antarctic islands has interested botanists for man yearsy.

Hooker in the. Background: The sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands (PEIs), South Africa’s southernmost territories have high conservation e their isolation, several alien species have established and become invasive on the PEIs.

Objectives: Here we review the invasion ecology of the PEIs. Methods: We summarise what is known about the introduction of alien species, what influences. Gremmen NJM () The vegetation of the Subantarctic Islands Marion and Prince Edward. Junk, The Hague Harper JL, Clatworthy JN, McNaughton JH, Sagal GS () The evolution of closely related species living in the same area.

sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands: a review and recom-mendations. Environ Conserv – plants from Marion and Prince Edward Islands, sub-Ant-arctic. Polar Biol –   His ground-breaking studies of the spread of invasive plants on Marion and Prince Edward Islands included the pearlwort Sagina, a little plant with tiny white flowers as apparently unassuming as Niek- but one capable of rapid spread smothering native vegetation in a bright green mat.

It seems Sagina is set to stay on Marion and Prince Edward. The Prince Edward Islands are two small islands in the subantarctic Indian Ocean that are part of South islands are named Marion Island (named after Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne) and Prince Edward Island (named after Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn).

The islands in the group have been declared Special Nature Reserves under the South African Environmental. Smith and L. Mucina, “Vegetation of Subantarctic Marion and Prince Edward Islands,” In: L. Mucina and M. Rutherford, Eds., The Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland, Strelitzia, Vol.

19, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria,pp. The Prince Edward Islands (46°54′S, 37°48′E) comprise Marion Island (MI: km 2, 1 m elevation) and Prince Edward Island (PEI: 45 km 2, m elevation).

They have a cool, oceanic climate and a tundra-type indigenous vegetation, varying from tussock grassland and mires in the lowlands to an impoverished polar desert at the higher elevations (Chown and Froneman, ). The sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands, comprising Marion and Prince Edward Islands, support an endemic form of lesser sheathbill (Chionis minor).

Marked differences have developed over the last 20 years in winter habitat use and population trends of sheathbills between the two islands. Marion Island, one of the two Prince Edward Islands in the southern Indian Ocean, about 1, miles (1, km) southeast of Cape South Africa proclaimed sovereignty of the islands and established a meteorological station on Marion Island in The islands are otherwise uninhabited.

A sub-Antarctic island of volcanic origin, Marion is square miles ( square km) in area and. South Africa's Marion - and Prince Edward Island together encompass the Prince Edward islands archipelago. These islands enjoy the highest protective status available South African legislation - that of "Special Nature Reserve".

These islands are set aside solely for purposes of conservation of biodiversity and for research purposes. South African sub-Antarctic islands. The Prince Edward Islands group includes two islands, Prince Edward and Marion.

This group is South Africa’s only dependency. Prince Edward Island is named after Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, whereas Marion Island is named after Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, a French explorer.

Title: The vegetation of the subantarctic islands, Marion and Prince Edward: Author(s): Gremmen, N.J.M. Publication year: This species is accepted, and its native range is Antipodean Islands, Snares Island, Subantarctic Islands, S.

Chile, S. Argentina. Destination - SubAntarctic Islands: Prince Edward and the Pack Ice This pelagic birding trip, departing from and returning to Cape Town, was organised by Birding Africa in conjunction with Cape Town Pelagics, and was designed to see as many Southern Ocean seabirds as possible in.

systematic descriptions of the vegetation are those of Cockayne (,) and Oliver and Sorensen (). Elsewhere in the southern circumpolar zone, a number of sampling studies have been described (Taylor,for Macquarie Island; Huntley,and Gremmen,for Marion and Prince.South Africa also has one possession, the small sub-Antarctic archipelago of the Prince Edward Islands, consisting of Marion Island ( km2) and Prince Edward Island (45 km2) (not to be confused with the Canadian province of the same name).Gremmen, N.J.M.

(). The vegetation of the Subantarctic islands Marion and Prince Edward: Dr W. Junk publishers. The Hague, Boston, London. Chastain, A. (). La flore et la végétation des Iles Kerguelen Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Serie B. Botanique