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Microbial Ecology of Antarctic Soils
Entry ID: ASAC_36

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 36
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From the abstract of one of the referenced papers - &Environmental conditions and microbiological properties from soils and lichens from Antarctica (Casey Station, Wilkes Land)&:

Microbial habitats of an Antarctic coastal terrestrial environment are described. Emphasis was laid on soil with ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.2   S: -66.5   E: 111.0   W: 110.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bolter, M.
Dataset Title: Microbial Ecology of Antarctic Soils
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-09-01
Stop Date: 1990-03-31
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.

From one of the referenced papers - 'Environmental conditions and microbiological properties...':

Emphasis was laid on environmental conditions (temperature profiles, humidity and light) of two different soil environments and corresponding microbiological properties: Soils with relative high and low amounts of ... View entire text
Access Constraints A pdf copy of one of the referenced papers is available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 3,265 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Phone: +49 431 600 1249
Email: mboelter at
Contact Address:
Institute of Polar Ecology
Olshausenstrasse 40
University of Kiel
City: Kiel
Postal Code: D-24118
Country: Germany
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Bolter M. (1992), Environmental conditions and microbiological properties from soil and lichens from Antarctica (Casey Station, Wilkes Land)., Polar Biology, 11, 591-599
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10