Molecular analysis of microbiota trapped in ancient antarctic glacial ice
Entry ID: ASAC_2763

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2763
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Ancient Antarctic glacial ice is a potential resource of trapped microorganisms dating back several hundreds of thousand years that give a snapshot of the past. Nucleic acid, such as DNA, has been identified in samples as old as these from Bacteria, Archaea and Viruses, and this will be the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -67.0   E: 111.0   W: 110.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-10-01
Stop Date: 2007-03-31
Quality The Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and represent the beginning and end of the 2006 - 2007 Antarctic seasons.

The latitudes and longitudes provided in spatial coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints The data are publicly available for download from the provided URLs.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 56 kb
Distribution Format: csv, text
Fees: Free

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Distribution Size: 7 kb
Distribution Format: csv, text
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 6380
Fax: +61 3 6226 2642
Email: john.bowman at
Contact Address:
School of Agricultural Science
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 54
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29
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