McMurdo LTER Publications

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Buelow HN, Winter AS, Van Horn DJ, et al. Microbial Community Responses to Increased Water and Organic Matter in the Arid Soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016;7(e23484S2237R25e97876e16410550e61217386e14510884660e19953e2527e661032901141). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01040.
Achberger A, Christner BC, Michaud AB, Priscu JC, Skidmore ML, Vick-Majors TJ. Microbial Community Structure of Subglacial Lake Whillans, West Antarctica. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016;7. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01457.
Jungblut AD, Hawes I, Mackey TJ, et al. Microbial Mat Communities along an Oxygen Gradient in a Perennially Ice-Covered Antarctic Lake. Stams AJ. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2016;82(2):620 - 630. doi:10.1128/AEM.02699-15.
Michaud AB. Microbially mediated biogeochemical cycles in polar ice covered lakes. Priscu JC. Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2016;Ph.D. Available at:
Acosta DR. Modeling Surface Photosynthetic Active Radiation in Taylor Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Berkelhammer M. Earth and Environmental Sciences. 2016;MS. Available at:
Obryk MK, Doran PT, Hicks JA, McKay CP, Priscu JC. Modeling the thickness of perennial ice covers on stratified lakes of the Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology. 2016;(1):1 - 10. doi:10.1017/jog.2016.69.
Cronin KD. Noble Gas Radioisotope Constraints on Water Residence Time and Solvent Sources in Lake Bonney. Doran PT. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. 2016;M.S. Available at:
Kohler TJ, Van Horn DJ, Darling JP, Takacs-Vesbach C, McKnight DM. Nutrient treatments alter microbial mat colonization in two glacial meltwater streams from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Wagner D. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 2016;92(4):fiw049. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiw049.
Van Horn DJ, Wolf CR, Colman DR, et al. Patterns of bacterial biodiversity in the glacial meltwater streams of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 2016;92(10):fiw148. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiw148.
Wlostowski A, Gooseff MN, McKnight DM, Jaros C, W Lyons B. Patterns of hydrologic connectivity in the McMurdo dry valleys, Antarctica: a synthesis of 20 years of hydrologic data. Hydrological Processes. 2016;30(17):2958-2975. doi:10.1002/hyp.10818.
Morgan-Kiss RM, Lizotte MP, Kong W, Priscu JC. Photoadaptation to the polar night by phytoplankton in a permanently ice-covered Antarctic lake. Limnology and Oceanography. 2016;6137725113174642275828978357252839161561214415670361829434734310324917673699826888448(1):3 - 13. doi:10.1002/lno.10107.
Kudalkar PS. Physiological characteristics of fungi associated with Antarctic environments. Priscu JC. Land Resources and Environmental Sciences. 2016;M.S. Available at:
Vick-Majors TJ, Mitchell A, Achberger A, et al. Physiological Ecology of Microorganisms in Subglacial Lake Whillans. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016;7. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01705.
Khan AL. Quantifying sources, distribution, and processing of light absorbing aerosols in the cryosphere: A comparison of dissolved and refractory black carbon in polar and high mountain regions. McKnight DM. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 2016;Ph.D. Available at:
Obryk MK, Doran PT, Friedlaender AS, et al. Responses of Antarctic Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems to Changing Ice Conditions. BioScience. 2016;66(10):864 - 879. doi:10.1093/biosci/biw109.
Gooseff MN, Van Horn DJ, Sudman Z, McKnight DM, Welch KA, W Lyons B. Stream biogeochemical and suspended sediment responses to permafrost degradation in stream banks in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Biogeosciences. 2016;13(6):1723 - 1732. doi:10.5194/bg-13-1723-2016.
Howkins A. Taylor's Valley: What the History of Antarctica's 'Heroic Era' Can Contribute to Contemporary Ecological Research in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Environment and History. 2016;22(1):3 - 28. doi:10.3197/096734016X14497391602125.
Li W, Podar M, Morgan-Kiss RM. Ultrastructural and Single-Cell-Level Characterization Reveals Metabolic Versatility in a Microbial Eukaryote Community from an Ice-Covered Antarctic LakeABSTRACT. Kelly RM. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2016;82(12):3659 - 3670. doi:10.1128/AEM.00478-16.
Hall BL, Denton GH, Heath SL, Jackson MS, Koffman TNB. Accumulation and marine forcing of ice dynamics in the western Ross Sea during the last deglaciation. Nature Geoscience. 2015;8(8):625 - 628. doi:10.1038/ngeo2478.
Sumner DY, Hawes I, Mackey TJ, Jungblut AD, Doran PT. Antarctic microbial mats: A modern analog for Archean lacustrine oxygen oases. Geology. 2015:G36966.1. doi:10.1130/G36966.1.
W Lyons B, Dailey KR, Welch KA, Deuerling KM, Welch S, McKnight DM. Antarctic streams as a potential source of iron for the Southern Ocean: Figure 1. Geology. 2015;43(11):1003 - 1006. doi:10.1130/G36989.1.
Scheuermann J, W Lyons B. Chemical Weathering and Mineralogy of McMurdo Dry Valley Streams: Examining the Controls of Current and Future Ephemeral Stream Geochemistry. School of Earth Sciences. 2015;Undergraduate Theses:38. Available at:
Yang N, Welch KA, T. Mohajerin J, et al. Comparison of arsenic and molybdenum geochemistry in meromictic lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica: Implications for oxyanion-forming trace element behavior in permanently stratified lakes. Chemical Geology. 2015;404:110 - 125. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.03.029.
Ball B, Virginia RA. Controls on diel soil CO2 flux across moisture gradients in a polar desert. Antarctic Science. 2015. doi:10.1017/S0954102015000255.
Zhang L, Jungblut AD, Hawes I, Andersen DT, Sumner DY, Mackey TJ. Cyanobacterial diversity in benthic mats of the McMurdo Dry Valley lakes, Antarctica. Polar Biology. 2015;38(8):1097 - 1110. doi:10.1007/s00300-015-1669-0.