MICROBIS Database (Version 1)
Entry ID: microbis1

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Summary
Abstract: MICROBIS is the data management to support the International Census of Marine Microbes. It is an environment that is capable of handling information that identifies groups of microbes (whether the information be traditional descriptions or molecular markers), information about location, chemical and physical characteristics of the habitats from which samples are taken. It includes old (legacy) data as well as newly emerging information. These data were collected with various methods. Including molecular DNA extraction and fingerprinting. We welcome input from possible contributors and users of the information.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 69.48   S: 34.03   E: 178.3   W: 129.99

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Neal, P. R., Patterson, D.J.
Dataset Title: MICROBIS
Dataset Release Date: 2005-01-01
Version: Version 1
Online Resource: http://www.iobis.org/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to obissupport@marine.rutgers.edu the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iobis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at iobis.org
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: pneal at mbl.edu
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Publications/References
Neal, P. R., Patterson, D.J. 2005. A MySQL database of taxonomic, genomic, geographic information on marine microbes 1 Jan. 2005 from http://icomm.mbl.edu.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-07
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