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Methanotrophs in Antarctica
Entry ID: ASAC_869

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 869
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Dataset included are for the characterisation of methanotrophs from saline lakes of the Vestfold Hills:

1. Strain designations, availability, media and growth conditions employed
2. Population data: most probable number counting and epifluorescent direct counts
3. Phenotypic data: ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -68.5   E: 78.5   W: 78.0
Min Depth: 0 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bowman, J.
Dataset Title: Methanotrophs in Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2011-12-13
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-07-01
Stop Date: 1997-06-30
Quality See the referenced papers for more information.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 4 kb
Distribution Format: csv, text
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 6380
Fax: +61 3 6226 2642
Email: john.bowman at
Contact Address:
School of Agricultural Science
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 54
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Bowman, J.P., McCammon, S.A., Skerratt, J.H. (1997), Methylosphaera hansonii gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, group I methanotroph from Antarctic marine salinity, meromictic lakes., Microbiology, 143, 1451-1459
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-01-26
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