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DNA sequence data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Entry ID: SIPEX_II_DNA_Sequences

Abstract: Purpose of experiments:

Sequence data obtained to determine community structure of pack sea-ice microbial communities and whether it is effected by exposures to elevated CO2 levels.

Summary of Methods:

Cells in sea-ice brines were filtered onto 0.2 micron filters and material extracted using the MoBio Water DNA extraction kit. The DNA was analysed by Research and Testing Laboratories Inc. ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -42.0   S: -66.0   E: 147.0   W: 113.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Martin, A., Bowman, J. and McMinn, A.
Dataset Title: DNA sequence data collected during the SIPEX II voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2012
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2017-08-29
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-09-14
Stop Date: 2012-11-16
Quality A document detailing the methodology used is included in the dataset download.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 865 kb
Distribution Format: Excel, Word, PDF
Fees: Free
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Victoria University of Wellington
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2014-03-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-09-21