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Analysis of cyanobacterial mats for toxins
Entry ID: K081_2001_2002_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: Mats of algae and cyanobacteria are often the dominant biomass of inland aquatic systems. A collection of samples of these mats were extensively sampled from the moraine ponds near Bratina Island in the 2000/01 and the 2002/03 season for analysis of cyanobacterial toxins.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.0   S: -78.0   E: 165.33   W: 165.33

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-16
Stop Date: 2002-01-26
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LABORATORY Ancillary Description
Quality There are no remaining samples in existence. A large database on cyanobacterial toxin levels in the various mat systems at Bratina Island are held with the investigator. Please contact him for more information.
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 3 548 2319
Fax: +64 3 546 9464
Email: douglas.mountfort at cawthron.org.nz
Contact Address:
Cawthron Institute
98 Halifax Street East
Private Bag 2
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Jungblut, A-D. Hoeger, S.J. Mountfort, D.O. Hitzfeld, B.C. Neilen, B.A. Characterization of microcystin production in an Antarctic cyanobacterial mat community. Toxicon 47(3): 271-278, 2006.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-27

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