fem12105-sup-0001-MaterialS1.pptxapplication/pptx770KFig. S1. Two glacier forefields on the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, were chosen for analysis in this study. a) Glacier Transect; b) Black Valley Transect.
fem12105-sup-0002-MaterialS6.epsimage/eps7000KFig. S2. Rarefaction curves showing phylotype (≥ 98% similarity) richness of bacterial 16S rRNA gene clone libraries from selected samples of the Glacier Transect (GT0/7-14, GT55/10-20, GT80/10-20) and the Black Valley Transect (BV26/0-1, BV203/11-18, BV446/1-6, BV474/0-2).
fem12105-sup-0003-MaterialS2.docxWord document21KTable S1. Summary of PCR primers and protocols used in this study.
fem12105-sup-0004-MaterialS3.docxWord document24KTable S2. Cation of trace elements measured in a soil slurry (5 g soil + 25 mL milli Q water) with inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES, Perkin Elmer Optima3000XL).
fem12105-sup-0005-MaterialS4.docxWord document20KTable S3. Anions of trace elements were measured in a soil slurry (5 g soil + 25 mL milli Q water) with ion chromatography (Dionex-DX320).
fem12105-sup-0006-MaterialS5.docxWord document33KTable S4. Phylogenetic assignment of isolated strains and 16S rRNA gene similarities to the closest cultured relatives, using GenBank database and BlastN algorithm.

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