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Distribution data and samples of non-marine algae for culture and DNA analysis to determine evolution and dispersal of algae along a latitudinal gradient
Entry ID: K124_2003_2004_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Algae populations at different points on a latitudinal gradient within the Ross Sea sector were investigated. At Cape Hallett, the distribution of the different algal communities were mapped by a survey of the area in 10 m x 10 m squares to encompass the area studied previously (1963). The maps were scanned to produce and electronic layered map of each community type.Temperature, pH and electrical ... View entire text
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Description: Frozen samples and DNA extractions of Nostoc collections are held in at the Molecular Laboratory and Allan Herbarium at Landcare Research, New Zealand. he lab has PC2 containment and transfers have to be done according to Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) protocol. Contact Phil Novis: NovisP@landcareresearch.co.nz for more information.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -72.32   S: -72.33   E: 170.25   W: 170.22  
Min Depth: SURFACE
2.   N: -78.0   S: -78.0   E: 165.3   W: 165.3  
Min Depth: SURFACE
3.   N: -78.03   S: -78.03   E: 164.17   W: 164.17  
Min Depth: SURFACE
4.   N: -78.1   S: -78.1   E: 164.0   W: 164.0  
Min Depth: SURFACE
5.   N: -77.62   S: -77.62   E: 163.0   W: 163.0  
Min Depth: SURFACE


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-11
Stop Date: 2004-01-19
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints If the samples are wanted to be transeferred from Landcare Research, the receiving lab needs to have the necessary containment certification (i.e. PC2 containment) and transfers have to be done according to MAF protocol. Supply of material is only available by the investigators permission and knowledge.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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 3 325 6701 x2511
Fax: +64 3 325 2418
Email: novisp at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research
PO BOX 69
City: Lincoln
Postal Code: 8152
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Novis, P.M. Smissen, R.D. Two genetic and ecological groups of Nostoc commune in Victoria Land, Antarctica, revealed by AFLP analysis. Antarctic science 18(4): 573-581, 2006.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-26

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