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Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria
Entry ID: ASAC_1012

Abstract: The data set includes information relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number.

1) Isolation data: strain designations (e.g. culture collection names are indicated for type cultures); media used for isolation and routine cultivation; temperature used for incubation; any special conditions (e.g. enrichment ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -68.0   E: 80.0   W: 70.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bowman, J.
Dataset Title: Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2002-10-17
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-07-01
Stop Date: 1999-06-30
Access Constraints The data are available from the databases indicated in the summary.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the CCBY 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
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
Bowman, J.P., Brown, M.V., Nichols, D.S. (1997), Biodiversity and ecophysiology of bacteria associated with Antarctic sea ice, Antarctic Science, 9, 2, 134-142

Bowman, J.P., McCammon, S.A., Brown, M.V., Nichols, D.S., McMeekin, T.A. (1997), Diversity and association of psychrophilic bacteria in Antarctic sea ice, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 63, 8, 3068-3078
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-03