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Direct Molecular Analysis of Antarctica and Southern Ocean Microbial Communities
Entry ID: ASAC_867

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 867
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Sea-ice bacteria data are associated with ASAC_1012 and included there

Data for bacteria from ornithogenic soil samples collected from the Vestfold Hills Region is included (associated with ref 9899):
1) Isolate designations, availability, media used and growth conditions.
2) Phenotypic ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -68.0   E: 78.0   W: 78.0
Min Altitude: 1 M Max Altitude: 20 M
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 2 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bowman, J.
Dataset Title: Direct Molecular Analysis of Antarctica and Southern Ocean Microbial Communities
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2011-12-14
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-07-01
Stop Date: 1996-06-30
Access Constraints These data are publicly 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.
Data Set Progress
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: 2 kb
Distribution Format: csv
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., 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

Bowman, J.P., Cavanagh, J., Austin, J.J., Sanderson, K. (1996), Novel Psychrobacter species from Antarctic ornithogenic soils, International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 46, 841-848
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23