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Sor Ronda Mountains, East Antarctica
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-72.1, 22.7], North East [-71.8, 24.6]|
16S ssh rRNA gene of Bacteria, using the primers pA (AGAGTTTGATCCTGGCTCAG, positions 8–27) and BKL1 (GTATTACCGCGGCTGCTGGCA, positions 536–516)
|Start Date / End Date||2009-01-01 / 2010-01-01|
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|Funding||This research was funded by the Special Research Fund BOF of (grant ) and by the Belgian Science Policy Office (BelSPO) projects BELDIVA (EA/00/05), AMBIO (SD/BA/01A) and CCAMBIO (SD/BA/03A). A. Wilmotte is Research Associate of the FRS-FNRS. This study is a contribution to the State of the Antarctic Ecosystem (AntEco) research program of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR).|
|Study Area Description||The Sop Ronda Mountains (SRM) (22° E-28° E, 71°30′ S-72°40′ S) are a 220 km long, east-west oriented mountain range, situated about 200 km inland, with peaks reaching 3300 m a.s.l. The bedrock is mainly metamorphic (e.g. gneiss) with some plutonic (granite) outcrops.|
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- Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., Sweetlove, M., D'hondt, S., Clercx, P., Van Ranst, E., ... & Vyverman, W. (2016). Bacterial community composition in relation to bedrock type and macrobiota in soils from the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica. FEMS microbiology ecology, 92(9).