Determining the presence of wood decay fungi in the historic huts of the Ross Sea from splinter samples
Entry ID: K023_1996_1997_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Wood that is found in Antarctica at the historic huts originated from materials of Northern and Southern hemisphere origin. The presence of wood decay fungi may pose structural problems for future preservation of the historic huts and have unknown consequences on the Antarctic ecosystem. Wood was also used in the past in the construction and maintenance of Scott Base. This work specifically aimed ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.0   S: -78.0   E: 167.0   W: 165.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-11
Stop Date: 1997-01-22
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 7 838 4213
Fax: +64 7 838 4324
Email: r.daniel at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Blanchette, R.A. Held, B.W. Farrell, R.L. Duncan, S. Wood deterioration in the historic huts of Antarctica. Phytopathology 90(6): S7, 2000.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-09-23
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