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Hydrocarbon-degrading microbes and optimum environmental parameters for growth from soil samples (oil contaminated and pristine) from Scott Base, Marble Point, Lake Vanda and Bull Pass
Entry ID: K123_1996_1998_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Soil surface samples and soil profile samples (pits dug down to the ice cemented surface) were collected from both oil-impacted and pristine sites in the vicinity of Scott Base and at the abandoned stations at Marble Point and near Lake Vanda and from Bull Pass in the Wright Valley. The oil-impacted sites were oil storage sites where contamination with spilt fuel oils had occurred including ... View entire text
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Description: Online Ross Sea Region GIS mapping data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 5
2.   N: -77.43   S: -77.43   E: 163.83   W: 163.83  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 5
3.   N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 161.55   W: 161.55  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 5
4.   N: -77.47   S: -77.47   E: 161.7   W: 161.7  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 5


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-02
Stop Date: 1996-01-14
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Instrument
SOIL SAMPLER Ancillary Description
Quality Some soil samples and cultures still exist and are stored at Landcare Research, New Zealand. For more information on these samples and other collected data, please contact the investigator(s) or refer to the publications.
Access Constraints Accessible through contact with investigators if not available online
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 7 858 3713
Fax: +64 7 858 4964
Email: aislabiej at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd
Private Bag 3127
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Aislabie, J. 1987 Hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in oil-contaminated soils near Scott Base, Antarctica. Ecosystem processes in Antarctic ice-free landscapes: proceedings of an International Workshop on Polar Desert Ecosystems, Christchurch, NZ, 1-4 July 1996. Lyons, W.B. Howard-Williams, C. Hawes, I. (eds) The Netherlands Balkema Press 9054109254
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-23

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