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What factors control bacterial biodiversity in a natural marine derived Antarctic laboratory?
Entry ID: ASAC_2647

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2647
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Public Summary
We propose investigating bacterial biodiversity and the factors that have shaped biodiversity in a natural marine derived laboratory - the saline lakes of the Vestfold Hills. The suite of lakes range in salinity from brackish to over six times seawater and have truncated ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -67.0   S: -68.0   E: 78.0   W: 77.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Laybourn-Parry, J.
Dataset Title: What factors control bacterial biodiversity in a natural marine derived Antarctic laboratory?
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2011-01-31
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-10-01
Stop Date: 2006-03-31
Quality The Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and represent the beginning and end of the 2005 - 2006 Antarctic seasons.

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

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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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: 1 MB
Distribution Format: Word, PDF, csv
Fees: Free
Phone: +44 (0117) 3314120
Email: Jo.Laybourn-Parry at
Contact Address:
University of Bristol
School of Geographical Sciences
University Road
City: Clifton
Province or State: Bristol
Postal Code: BS8 1SS
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24