Volume 8, No. 1 (2018)

 

 

Original papers

 

 

Spatial distribution and environmental assessment of heavy metals in the surface sediments of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard

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1-23

Neelu Singh1, Rajan Sivaramakrishnan1, Shabnam Choudhary2, Krishnaiah Chikkamadaiah3

1National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Headland Sada, Goa 403 804, India
2
Department of Marine Science, Goa University, 403 206, India
3
Department of Marine Geology, Mangalore University, Mangalore 574 199, Karnataka, India

 

Teratomorphism of pollen of Larix sibirica Ledeb. (Pinaceae Lindl.) in the Arctic urbanized territory

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24-36

Natalia Vladimirovna Vasilevskaya, Anna Dmitrievna Domakhina
 

Murmansk Arctic State University, Department of Natural Science, Captain Egorova 15, Murmansk, 183 038, Russia

 

Contribution to the bryophyte flora of Antarctica: the James Ross Island moss inventory and the new records

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37-42

Michal Goga1,2*, Marko S. Sabovljević3, Ingeborg Lang2, Martin Bačkor1
 

1Department of Botany, Institute of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Mánesova 23, 041 67, Košice, Slovakia

2Core Facility Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research, University of Vienna, Althan-strasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria

3Institute of Botany and Botanical Garden, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Takovska 43, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

 

Diversity and main properties of soils of the Gronfjord area (Svalbard archipelago)

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43-59

Elizaveta Iaroslavovna Iavid1, Veronika Nikolaevna Kondakova1, Vyacheslav Igorevich Polyakov2,3, Evgeny Vasilyevic Abakumov1*

1Saint Petersburg State University, University Embankment, 7/9, Sankt-Petersburg, 199034
2FSBI “Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute”, Beringa 38, St. Petersburg, 199397 Russian Federation
3Department of Soil Science and Agrochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University, Petersburg Highway 2, Pushkin, St. Petersburg, 196601, Russian Federation

 

Lithostratigraphy and petrology of Lachman Crags and Cape Lachman lava-fed deltas, Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island, north-eastern Antarctic Peninsula: Preliminary results

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60-83

Şafak Altunkaynak1, Ercan Aldanmaz2, Işıl Nur Güraslan1, Ayşe Zeynep Çalışkanoğlu1, Alp Ünal1, Daniel Nývlt3,4

 

1Department of Geological Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak 34469, Istanbul, Turkey

2 Department of Geology, University of Kocaeli, 41380 Izmit, Turkey

3Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kotlářská 2, 611 37 Brno, Czech Republic

4Czech Geological Survey, Brno branch, Leitnerova 22, 658 69 Brno, Czech Republic

 

Adaptations of cyanobacterium Nostoc commune to environmental stress: Comparison of morphological and physiological markers between European and Antarctic populations after rehydration

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84-93

Dajana Ručová1, Michal Goga1, Marek Matik2, Martin Bačkor1*

 

1Department of Botany, Institute of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik, Mánesova 23, 041 67 Košice, Slovakia

2Institute of Geotechnics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Watsonova 45, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia

 

Mineral magnetic properties of granodiorite, metagabbro and microgabbro of Petermann Island, West Antarctica

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94-106

Vitalii Pavlovych Ponomar1, Liubomyr Igorovych Gavryliv2*

 

1Department of Physics of Mineral Structures and Biomineralogy, Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation of NAS of Ukraine, 34 Palladina prospect, Kyiv, 03680, Ukraine

2Department of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrography, Institute of Geology, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 90 Vasylkivska street, Kyiv, 03022, Ukraine

 

The effect of upper cortex absence on spectral reflectance indices in Antarctic lichens during thallus dehydration

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107-118

Ala Orekhova, Michaela Marečková, Jana Hazdrová, Miloš Barták

Laboratory of Photosynthetic Processes, Section of Plant Physiology and Anatomy, Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic

 

Permafrost-affected former agricultural soils of the Salekhard city (Central part of Yamal region)

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119-131

Ivan Alekseev, Evgeny Abakumov  


Saint Petersburg State University, Department of Applied Ecology, Universitetskaya nab., 7-9, Russia, 199034, Saint Petersburg

 

Ion-exchange properties and swelling capacity of leaf cell wall of Arctic plants

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132-142

Elena N. Terebova1*, Evgenya F. Markovskaya1, Natalya Yu. Shmakova2

1Petrozavodsk State University, Department of Botany and Plant Physiology, Lenin st, 33, Petrozavodsk 185910, Russia Federation
2Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute, Kola Science Centre of RAS, Fersman st., 18A, Apatity, Murmansk region 184209 Russian Federation

 

Oxygen evolution rate in Antarctic filamentous alga Stigeoclonium sp. evaluated by optodes relates to chlorophyll fluorescence parameters  

(Short Communication)

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143-150

Peter Váczi

Laboratory of Photosynthetic Processes, Section of Plant Physiology and Anatomy, Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic