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Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms
Entry ID: ASAC_251

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The fungal floras of plant communities and mineral soils were determined at locations both close to and away from sites of human activity. Petroleum contaminated soils and discarded wood which occur near Stations were also studied, the former or ... View entire text
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  N: -66.0   S: -69.0   E: 78.0   W: 62.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kerry, L. and Frost, L.
Dataset Title: Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 1988-02-29
Quality Samples were collected in January and February 1988 from sites within Station confines, outside Davis and Mawson Station boundaries but within 2 km and from remote sites, Mossell Lake area in the Vestfold Hills and Rum Doodle in Mac Robertson Land. Although remote, these locations are visited by Station personnel and were therefore considered as low impact rather than pristine sites. ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23