Start date:
December 2015
End date:
December 2015
Battleship Promontory, Linnaeus Terrace (ASPA 138), Taylor Valley, Victoria Valley, Wright Valley
Principle Investigator:
Dr. Stephen Emslie with Italian collaborators
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
To collect plants, lichens, in the Dry Valleys for taxonomic analysis. To collect rocks and rock colonized by microbial endolithic communities for isolation of microbes, systematic studies and studies on total biodiversity of the communities.