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Environmental monitoring (temperature and relative humidity) in the Heroic era huts, Ross Island for suitable fungal growing conditions.
Entry ID: K021_1998_2008_NZ_2

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Abstract: Temperature and relative humidity HOBO data loggers were installed in a number of locations inside the historic huts at Cape Royds, Cape Evans and Hut Point on Ross Island in December 1999 (two in each hut). In December 2000, 3 additional HOBO's were installed at Cape Royds and Cape Evans and an additional 2 at Hut Point. The data loggers were used to monitor the temperature and relative humidity ... View entire text
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Description: University of Minnesota's project homepage. These are joint collaborators with the University of Waikato Publications (pdf) are available on this website. Please contact for environmental data loggers data.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.55   S: -77.85   E: 166.63   W: 166.17

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-17
Stop Date: 2008-01-24
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Access Constraints Please contact Robert Blanchette for access to this data: robertb@umn.edu
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 7 838 4704
Fax: +64 7 838 4976
Email: r.farrell at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Postal Code: 3105
Country: New Zealand
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Held, B.W., Jurgens, J.A., Arenz, B.E., Duncan, S.M., Farrell, R.L. and Blanchette, R.A. 2005. Environmental factors influencing microbial growth inside the historic expedition huts of Ross Island, Antarctica. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 55, 45-53.
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DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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