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The collection of fossils, qualitative microbial studies and nitrogen fixation rates of the soils from several sites in the Ross Sea region
Entry ID: K052_1980_1981_NZ_1

Abstract: Preliminary qualitative microbiological studies were conducted at several sites in the Ross Sea Region including Cape Bird, Taylor Valley, Wright Valley and Shapeless Mountain and Mistake Peak on the Polar plateau. Soil samples (for microbiological studies) were taken for chemical and physical analysis and total microbial counts. Nitrogen fixation rates were determined in soils and mosses with the ... View entire text
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  N: -77.0   S: -78.0   E: 167.0   W: 160.0

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Start Date: 1980-11-16
Stop Date: 1981-01-17
Quality This study was conducted as part of the University of Canterbury Antarctic Expedition. The data is contained within the publications or please contact the investigator for more information.

In addition, the University of Canterbury Antarctic Expedition No 19 report (contained in the logistics report at Antarctic New Zealand) contains some of the preliminary ... View entire text
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04