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Determining the microbial flora around mummified seal carcases in the McMurdo Dry Valleys as a nutrient source for microbial diversity
Entry ID: K023_2001_2002_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: Transect sampling of surface and 5-10cm depth of the soils in the vicinity of seal carcases in the Miers Valley was carried out. Samples were analysed to assess the impact of local carbon/nitrogen sources on microbial diversity and biomass. It was proposed that microbial diversity is influenced by the known C and N limitations in Dry Valley mineral soils. In situ ATP analysis of transect samples ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.0   S: -78.25   E: 164.5   W: 163.5

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-27
Stop Date: 2002-02-06

Start Date: 2005-01-24
Stop Date: 2005-02-05
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
SOIL SAMPLER Ancillary Description
Quality Please contact the investigators for more information.
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 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
Cowan, D.A. Ah Tow, L. Smith, J.J. Cary, C. Moodley, K. 2005 Microbial molecular ecology of continental Antarctic biotopes. Antarctica: Global Laboratory for Scientific and International Collaboration. Tan, A., Yasin, Z., Mansor, M.(eds), Kuala Lumpur Academy of Sciences Malaysia
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-01

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