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The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms
Entry ID: ACAM

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Abstract: The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM) was established in 1986 at the University of Tasmania as a collection for microorganisms from the Antarctic continent as well as from subantarctic islands and the Southern Ocean. ACAM is one of the few collections in the world dedicated to the collection of Antarctic bacteria and since its inception has grown to nearly 400 strains. Many ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 160.0   W: 45.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bowman, J.
Dataset Title: The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-01-16
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Division
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-02-03
Stop Date: 1995-12-31
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Originating Center
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10

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