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The terrestrial, marine and freshwater microalgae from Antarctica: biodiversity, physiological and molecular aspects.
Entry ID: MicroalgaeAntarctica

Abstract: This data set describes the research carried out from 1988 to 2003 on samples
collected in the sea (Terra Nova Bay and Wood Bay), in several lakes (Edmonson
Point, Markham Island, Inexpressible Island, Teall Nunatak, Tarn Flat, Skua
Lake, Carezza Lake and Gondwana Lake) and in some terrestrial areas, during
four Italian Antarctic Expeditions (1988/89, 1992/93, 1994/95, 1998/99). The
preserved ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.3   S: -77.7   E: 170.2   W: 162.5
Max Altitude: 1000 M
Min Depth: 1000 M

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Quality A collection of marine (sea water and ice-sea), freshwater and terrestrial
microalgae from Ross Sea and several Victoria Land localities. Observation at
LM, SEM and flow cytometer of the samples collected and appropriately
preserved. Isolation of microalgae from natural samples through the growing on
selected culture media ... View entire text
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Data Center
Dipartimento di Biologia, Univerista di Padova, Padova, Italy Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +39 049 8276263
Fax: +39 049 807 2213
Email: carlo.andreoli at
Contact Address:
via U. Bassi 58/B
City: Padova
Province or State: Venetian
Postal Code: 35121
Country: Italy
Distribution Media: CDROM
Distribution Format: MS Word
Fees: none
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-08