Polar Biology

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 261–264 | Cite as

The heterotrophic, bacterial microbiota of Burton Lake, Antarctica

  • P. D. Franzmann
  • P. P. Deprez
  • A. J. McGuire
  • T. A. McMeekin
  • H. R. Burton
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. D. Franzmann
    • 1
  • P. P. Deprez
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. J. McGuire
    • 1
  • T. A. McMeekin
    • 1
  • H. R. Burton
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms and Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean StudiesUniversity of TasmaniaHobartAustralia
  2. 2.CSIRO Division of OceanographyHobartAustralia
  3. 3.Antarctic DivisionKingstonAustralia

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