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Soil, nematode, and springtail sample collection from Granite Harbour
Entry ID: K066_2009_2010_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine aspects of the environmental physiology and phylogeography of Antarctic terrestrial invertebrates. Soil samples were collected from Granite Harbour for geochemical analysis of salinity, moisture and pH of the environment and later analysis of nematode phylogeography. Springtails were collected for field experiments investigating UV tolerance of these animals and for later DNA analysis. GPS locations of sites of collection is available.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.01   S: -77.02   E: 162.47   W: 162.53
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 200

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2010-01-15
Stop Date: 2010-01-27
ISO Topic Category
Quality All samples are held at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Please contact the investigator for more information.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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 3 479 7570
Fax: +64 3 4797866
Email: craig.marshall at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biochemistry
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-20

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