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The effect of temperature and sulphate availability on the terminal electron flow (to sulphide or methane) in anaerobic Antarctic sediments
Entry ID: K081_2001_2002_NZ_1

Abstract: Sediment was collected from a range of ponds from the McMurdo Ice Shelf and returned to New Zealand for laboratory studies. Samples were incubated in long term incubators to determine the relative importance of sulphate and carbon dioxide as terminal electron acceptors in degradation of organic material.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.0   S: -78.0   E: 165.33   W: 165.33

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-01-16
Stop Date: 2002-01-26
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality There are no remaining sediment samples in existence. Some data on the physical characteristics of sediments are held with the investigator. Please contact him for more information.
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Mountfort, D.O. Rainey, F.A. Burghardt, J. Kaspar, H.F. Stackebrandt, E. 1997 Clostridium vincentii sp. Nov., a new obligately anaerobic, saccharolytic, psychrophilic bacterium isolated from low-salinity pond sediment of the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Archives of microbiology 167(1): 54-60
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