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Biology of Lichens: Symbiosis, Ecology, Environmental Monitoring, Systematics and Cyber Applications


Series: Bibliotheca Lichenologica Volume: 105

Edited By: T Nash III, L Geiser, B McCune, AM Tomescu and W Sanders

256 pages, 81 colour & b/w photos and illustrations, 19 tables

J. Cramer Verlag

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #188399 | ISBN-13: 9783443580841
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This volume contains selected papers related in part to the IAL 6 Symposium, Asilomar, California, 2008.


Together and separate: The lives of the lichen symbionts

SANDERS, W.B.: Together and separate: reconstructing life histories of lichen symbionts

LARSEN, E.: Progress in culturing foliicolous lichens on coverslips

Lichenicolous Fungi: Taxonomy and Diversity

KNUDSEN, K. & KOCOURKOVA, J.: A new species of Stigmidium from
corticolous Caloplaca in southern California (USA) and Baja California (Mexico)

KOCOURKOVA, J. & KNUDSEN, K.: A new species of Dacampia
(Dacampiaceae) on Lecania fuscella

Integrated Data Networks in Lichenology

RANDLANE, T., SAAG, A., MARTELLOS, S. & NIMIS, P.L.: Computer-aided, interactive keys to lichens in the EU project KeyToNature, and related resources

TIMDAL, E.: Recent literature on lichens: web services and further developments

TRIEBEL, D., NEUBACHER, D., WEISS, M., HEINDL-TENHUNEN, B., NASH III, T.H. & RAMBOLD, G.: Integrated biodiversity data networks for lichenology - data flows and challenges

NASH III, T.H., GRIES, C. & GILBERT, E.: The consortium of North
American lichen herbaria: a virtual flora using the SYMBIOTA framework

Air Pollution and Public Health

UNSWORTH, C.: Use of rare earth element signatures in lichen, bark and adjacent soils as indicators of sources of geological materials

WOLSELEY, P., SUTTON, M., LEITH, I. & VAN DIJK, N.: Epiphytic lichens as indicators of ammonia concentrations across the UK

REIG-ARMINANA, J. & BARRENO, E.: Nitric oxide is involved in oxidative stress during rehydration of Ramalina farinacea (L.) Ach. in the presence of the oxidative air pollutant cumene hydroperoxide

SWEAT, K., GREMILLION, P.T. & NASH III, T.H.: Mercury concentrations in the lichen Xanthoparmelia spp. in the greater Grand Canyon region of Arizona, USA

BRANQUINHO, C., PINHO, P., DIAS, T., CRUZ, C., MAGUAS, C. & MARTINS-LOU#AO, M.A.: Lichen transplants at our service for atmospheric NH3 deposition assessments

RIDDELL, J., PADGETT, P.E. & NASH III, T.H.: Responses of the lichen Ramalina menziesii Tayl. to ozone fumigations

GEISER, L., SCHRLAU, J., SIMONICH, S.M., GLAVICH, D. & DILLMAN, K.: Lichens and conifer needles as indicators of airborne semi-volatile organic compounds in western North America

Lichen Community Structure and Dynamics

RELLINI, I., BRUNIALTI, G., MALASPINA, P. & MODENESI, P.: Land use intensity drives the local variation of lichen diversity in
Mediterranean ecosystems sensitive to desertification

PINHO, P., BRANQUINHO, C. & MAGUAS, C.: Modeling ecology of lichens communities based on photobiont type in relation to potential solar radiation and neighborhood land-use

MUCHNIK, E.: Evaluation of the significance of different abiotic
factors for species of the Parmeliaceae family in the Russian
forest-steppe zone

WILL-WOLF, S., NELSEN, M.P. & TREST, M.T.: Responses of small foliose lichen species to landscape pattern, light regime, and air pollution from a long-term study in upper Midwest USA

Oldest Lichens and Bryophytes

TOMESCU, A.M.F., TATE, R.W., MACK, N.G. & CALDER, V.J.: Simulating fossilization to resolve the taxonomic affinities of thalloid fossils in Early Silurian (ca. 425 Ma) terrestrial assemblages

SCHWARTZMAN, D.W.: Was the origin of the lichen symbiosis triggered by declining atmospheric carbon dioxide levels?

The World under Your Feet: Biological Soil Crusts

BATES, S.T., GARCIA-PICHEL, F. & NASH III, T.H.: Fungal components of biological soil crusts: insights from culture-dependent and culture-independent studies

PINTADO, A., SANCHO, L.G., BLANQUER, J.M., GREEN, T.G.A. & LAZARO, R.: Microclimatic factors and photosynthetic activity of crustose lichens from the semiarid southeast of Spain: long-term measurements for Diploschistes diacapsis

Mexican Parmeliaceae Systematics

PEREZ PEREZ, R.L. & NASH III, T.H.: The genus Canoparmelia in Mexico

ESSLINGER, T.L. & PEREZ PEREZ, R.L.: The genus Melanohalea in Mexico, including a new endemic species

Selectivity in the Lichen Symbiosis

DEL CAMPO, E.M., GIMENO, J., DE NOVA, J.P.G., CASANO, L.M., GASULLA, F., GARCA-BREIJO, F., REIG-ARMI#ANA, J. & BARRENO, E.: South European populations of Ramalina farinacea (L.) Ach. share different Trebouxia algae

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