Meteorite Contamination Small Study
Entry ID: Meteorite_Contamination_Small_Study

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Summary
Abstract: A small study on quantification of anthropogenic and environmental contaminants
that affect the study of organic compounds in Antarctic meteorites. Three
Antarctic ordinary chondrites were examined for microbial content, microbial
metabolic activity, plasticizers, and evaporites.
ISO Topic Category
Quality This data is collected from three Antarctic meteorites which were stored in the
Smithsonian Institution curatorial facility after collection in 1977. Very
little to no environmental data is available from this study.
Originating Center
Data Center
Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.gl.ciw.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARC FRIES
Phone: 202 478 8900
Fax: 202 478 8901
Email: m.fries at gl.ciw.edu
Contact Address:
Geophysical Laboratory
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5251 Broad Branch Rd. NW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20015
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 202 478 8900
Fax: 202 478 8901
Email: m.fries at gl.ciw.edu
Contact Address:
Geophysical Laboratory
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5251 Broad Branch Rd. NW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20015
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-01-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-02
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