Investigation of virus biodiversity in Antarctic terrestrial plants
Entry ID: ASAC_2153

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Summary
Abstract: Samples from Macquarie Island were collected between 1998 and 2004. Samples from Heard Island were collected during 2000. Continental samples were collected between 2004 and 2006. This project aims to confirm that viruses are the cause of disease symptoms observed in several plant species from Macquarie Island, and to characterise the viruses. These would be the first examples of terrestrial ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.6   S: -54.7   E: 158.9   W: 158.8
  N: -52.6   S: -53.1   E: 73.4   W: 73.1
  N: -66.27   S: -66.29   E: 110.55   W: 110.48
  N: -67.55   S: -67.65   E: 62.9   W: 62.84
  N: -68.54   S: -68.61   E: 77.99   W: 77.91

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-11-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
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ISO Topic Category
Quality The spatial quality of the dataset is poor. Site locations are poorly described, and would be difficult to replicate.

Dates provided in temporal coverage (1999-2004) are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:

Field work:
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 80KB
Distribution Format: excel
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 2 6257 0501
Email: mary.skotnicki at anu.edu.au
Email: skotnicki at actewagl.net.au
Contact Address:
Research School of Biological Sciences
Australia National University
PO Box 475
City: Canberra
Province or State: ACT
Postal Code: 2601
Country: Australia
Publications/References
Bradner J.R., Sidhu R.K., Yee B., Skotnicki M.L., Selkirk P.M., Nevalainen K.M.H. (2000), A new microfungal isolate, Embellisia sp., associated with the Antarctic moss Bryum argenteum, Polar Biology, 23, 730-732
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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