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Life at the Extreme: Resolving the Genetic Basis of Microbial Endemism in the Super-Heated Soils of Mt Erebus, Antarctica
Entry ID: K023_2008_2012_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The study of high temperature extreme environments continues to challenge our understanding of the upper tolerances of microbial life and how life may have originated on earth and possibly other planets. The Tramway Ridge geothermal site on Mt. Erebus, an active volcano in Antarctica, is the most geographically isolated geothermal site on earth providing an excellent system for studies of ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
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1.   N: -77.55   S: -77.55   E: 167.11   W: 167.11  
Min Altitude: 3400 Max Altitude: 3400
Min Depth: 0.01 Max Depth: 0.1
2.   N: -77.52   S: -77.53   E: 167.15   W: 167.11  
Min Altitude: 3400 Max Altitude: 3400
Min Depth: 0.01 Max Depth: 0.1
3.   N: 77.55   S: 73.48   E: 167.62   W: 167.09  
Min Altitude: 3400 Max Altitude: 3700
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0.1
4.   N: 77.53   S: 77.51   E: 167.21   W: 167.09  
Min Altitude: 3400 Max Altitude: 3700
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0.1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-01-23
Stop Date: 2009-01-23
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Quality The University of Waikato, Thermophile Research Unit

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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: CAROLINE MACLAURIN
Phone: (03) 358 0200
Fax: (03) 358 0211
Email: c.maclaurin at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch 8140
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 7 838 4593
Fax: +64 7 838 4218
Email: caryc at UDel.Edu
Email: c.cary at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Waikato
PO BOX 3105
City: Hamilton
Postal Code: 3105
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-08

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