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Psychrophilic Bacteria from Antarctic Sea-ice and Phospholipis of Antarctic sea ice algal communities new sources of PUFA
Entry ID: ASAC_708

Abstract: Metadata record for ASAC projects 161 and 708. (ASAC_161, ASAC_708).

1993: 39 sea-ice cores were collected from 22 sample locations off the Vestfold Hills during October-November. Bacteria were isolated on-station from 16 of these cores. Remaining cores were frozen for later examination.

1994: 49 sea-ice cores and 41 associated brine samples were collected from various locations off the Vestfold ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -67.0   E: 79.0   W: 76.0
Min Altitude: 0M Max Altitude: 100 M
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 10

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-11-17
Stop Date: 1993-01-21
Access Constraints These data are not yet publicly available for download.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
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
Phone: +61 3 6232 5381
Email: Carol.Nichols at
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Castray Esplanade
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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1.Nichols, D.S., Nichols, P.D. and McMeekin, T.A. (1992) Anaerobic production of polyunsaturated fatty acids by Shewanella putrefaciens strain ACAM 342. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 98, 117-122.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18