Viral and microbial loop dynamics in the water column and sea-ice of Prydz Bay
Entry ID: ASAC_2751

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2751
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Viruses are tiny particles that cannot reproduce by themselves. To reproduce they have to parasitise a bacterial cell, or another organism. In the sea viruses infect bacteria and phytoplankton cells and can cause those cells to die and break open, thereby liberating more virus particles ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -67.0   S: -68.0   E: 80.0   W: 75.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-10-01
Stop Date: 2010-03-31
Quality The Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and represent the beginning and end of the 2007 - 2010 Antarctic seasons.
The latitudes and longitudes provided in spatial coverage are approximate only.

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Australian Antarctic Division
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Province or State: Tasmania
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29
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