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  • Bacterial diversity in three different antarctic cold desert mineral soils

    Smith, Jacques J.; Tow, Lemese Ah; Stafford, William; Cary, S. Craig; Cowan, Don A. (Springer, 2006)
    A bacterial phylogenetic survey of three environmentally distinct Antarctic Dry Valley soil biotopes showed a high proportion of so-called “uncultured” phylotypes, with a relatively low diversity of identifiable phylotypes. ...
  • Hypolithic microbial communities of quartz rocks from Miers Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica

    Khan, Nuraan; Tuffin, Marla I.; Stafford, William; Cary, S. Craig; Lacap, Donnabella C.; Pointing, Stephen B.; Cowan, Don A. (Springer, 2011)
    The McMurdo Dry Valleys region of eastern Antarctica is a cold desert that presents extreme challenges to life. Hypolithic microbial colonisation of the subsoil surfaces of translucent quartz rocks represent a significant ...