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Experiments to determine the processes governing the colonization of micro-organisms in extreme Antarctic fellfields
Entry ID: K015_1982_1983_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: In Antarctica, moisture, temperature and other climatic regimes and the quality and stability of the prevailing mineral substrate act as extreme limiting factors for colonization by microbes, cryptograms and invertebrates. Ice free areas of coarse or fine mineral debris are known as fellfields. The microclimatic and edaphic features of fellfields and the processes governing their colonization ... View entire text
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Description: British Antarctic Survey Archives Homepage
Contact email address: basarchives@bas.ac.uk
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68  
2.   N: -77.55   S: -77.55   E: 166.15   W: 166.15  
3.   N: -77.83   S: -77.83   E: 164.17   W: 164.17  
4.   N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 161.55   W: 161.55  
5.   N: -77.83   S: -77.83   E: 160.87   W: 160.87  
6.   N: -77.82   S: -77.82   E: 160.8   W: 160.8  
7.   N: -77.43   S: -77.43   E: 160.4   W: 160.4  
8.   N: -77.42   S: -77.42   E: 161.02   W: 161.02  
9.   N: -77.35   S: -77.35   E: 161.17   W: 161.17  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-11-24
Stop Date: 1983-01-20
Quality All of the investigators personal data was stored with BAS Archives after his death. Some personal effects were returned to his next of kin. The available data includes:

TRANSPARENCIES AND ALBUMS
1.24. 'Antarctic slides. Ross Dependency'. 1982-99. (Most returned in album to Mrs Wynn-Williams May 2005. Selection of work images retained. Reference Number: ... View entire text
Access Constraints Access to the data upon contact with BAS Archives and following their procedures.

Please contact: basarchives@bas.ac.uk
Website: http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/archives
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
Email: Deceased
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Publications/References
Wynn-Williams, D.D. 1988. Microbial colonization of Antarctic fellfield soils. In: Megusar F (ed) Proc 4th Intern Symp Microbial Ecol, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, pp 191–200

Wynn-Williams, D.D. 1990b. Microbial colonization processes in Antarctic fellfield soils—an experimental overview. Proc Natl Inst Polar Res 3: 164–178

Wynn-Williams, D.D. 1985. ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-03-19

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