BELDIVA - Phase 1, Belgian Microbial Diversity Exploration near the Princess Elisabeth Station, Antarctica

External promotor(s): 
A. Wilmotte
B. Van de Vijver
D. Ertz

This project is aimed at sampling representative habitats (potentially) containing microorganisms in an area of 200 km around the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Base (PES), Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. In particular it will involve two exploratory field campaigns in an area of about 50 km around Utsteinen during the Austral summers of 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. This project will be integrated with the project AMBIO and ANTAR-IMPACT.

Run time: 
01/01/2009 to 30/06/2011
Coordinator Extern: 
W. Vyverman
Project titel (NL): 
BELDIVA - fase 1, Belgische exploratie van de microbiële diversiteit nabij het Prinses Elisabeth station op Antarctica.
Project omschrijving (NL): 

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