Metagenomics of Antarctic Lakes: a Model for Defining Microbial Biogeochemical Processes in the Cold - Ace Lake DataEntry ID: ASAC_2899_Ace
Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2899
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We conducted a genomic analysis of Archaea and Bacteria collected from lakes in the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. This provided a new level of understanding about the life forms inhabiting these cold lakes. Linked to knowledge of meteorological, geological, chemical and physical data that has been ... collected over years of previous research, the new genomic data will generate a complete understanding of how the microorganisms have evolved and how they have transformed and presently interact with the Antarctic environment. Deriving an integrated understanding of microbial ecology is essential for determining ways of preserving the health of the World's ecosystems.
This metadata record covers a specific dataset collected at Ace Lake in teh Vestfold Hills. Comprehensive documentation describing this dataset is not available. For further information on the project, see other metadata records related to project 2899.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cavicchioli, R.
Dataset Title: Metagenomics of Antarctic Lakes: a Model for Defining Microbial Biogeochemical Processes in the Cold - Ace Lake Data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 2006-10-01Stop Date: 2009-03-31
Quality The data from Ace Lake were collected using a YSI Sonde 6600 Multifunction Probe the 20th of December, 2006.
Biomass collection was collected between December 20-25. In addition to Ace Lake, surface water samples from Organic and Deep lakes for filtering were also collected. The biomass samples were collected using a Millipore Filter System with three 293mm Filter Disk Holders with sequential 3.0, 0.8 and 0.1 micrometer filters. For concentrated filtrate samples we used a Millipore Pellicon-2 Tangential Flow Filtration System with a Pellicon II Ultrafiltration Biomax 50kD Cassette. The sediment was sampled with an Eckman sediment grab.
Access Constraints These data are not yet publicly available.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_289... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1.2 MB
Distribution Format: csv
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 2 9385 3516
Email: r.cavicchioli at unsw.edu.au
School Of Microbiology and Immunology University Of New South Wales
Province or State: NSW
Postal Code: 2052
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Allen, M., Lauro, F.M., Williams, T.J., Burg, D., Siddiqui, K.S., De Francisci, D., Chong, K.W.Y., Pilak, O., Chew, H.H., De Maere, M.Z., Ting, L., Katrib, M., Ng, C., Sowers, K.R., Galperin, M.Y., Anderson, I.J., Ivanova, N., Dalin, E., Martinez, M., Lapidus, A., Hauser, L., Land, M., Thomas, T. and Cavicchioli, R. (2009), The genome sequence of the psychrophilic archaeon, Methanococcoides burtonii: the role of genome evolution in cold-adaptation., International Society of Microbial Ecology Journal, in press
Cavicchioli, R. and Lauro, F. (2009), Effects of climate change on polar microbes., Microbiology Australia, 30, 2
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-08-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-01