[Location: Location_Category='CONTINENT', Location_Type='ANTARCTICA', Detailed_Location='Vestfold Hills']
Taxonomy of Halophiles from Antarctic SoilsEntry ID: ASAC_253
Abstract: A number of moderate halophiles tolerating 10-15% salt, and extreme halophiles tolerating 22% salt were isolated from soils of the Vestfold Hills. The extreme halophiles were identified as Halomonas and Halobacterium. A number of moderate halophiles were biochemically characterised, but this work was not published, being overtaken by better molecular methods for such studies.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Line, M.
Dataset Title: Taxonomy of Halophiles from Antarctic Soils
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: 1982-10-01Stop Date: 1985-03-31
Quality The dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints A PDF copy of the referenced paper is available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only.
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Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_253 when using these data.
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Line M. (1988), Microbial flora of some soils of Mawson base and the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica, Polar Biology, 8, 421-427
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18