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Analysis of soil samples for human comensal micro-organism to determine the degree of human induced microbial contamination of heavily used regions
Entry ID: K023_2001_2002_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Mineral soils from the immediate vicinity of field campsites in the Wright Valley, Miers Valley and Bratina Island campsites were sampled daily during occupation. The samples were analysed with PCR based methods using a range of genus- and species-specific DNA primers to detect human commensal microbiota. The aim was to monitor the rate and degree of contamination of heavily impacted regions by ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.52   S: -77.52   E: 160.76   W: 160.76  
2.   N: -77.52   S: -77.52   E: 169.4   W: 169.4  
3.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  
4.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67  
5.   N: -78.09   S: -78.09   E: 163.81   W: 163.81  
6.   N: -78.02   S: -78.02   E: 165.53   W: 165.53  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-27
Stop Date: 2002-02-06
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SOIL SAMPLER Ancillary Description
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
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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Publications/References
Ah Tow, L. Cowan, D.A. 2003 Non-specificity of Staphylococcus generic primers. Microbiology 149(7): 1605-1607
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-01

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