McMurdo LTER Publications

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Magalhaes, C. et al. At Limits of Life: Multidisciplinary Insights Reveal Environmental Constraints on Biotic Diversity in Continental Antarctica. PLoS ONE 7, e44578 (2012).
Ball, B. & Virginia, R. A. Controls on diel soil CO2 flux across moisture gradients in a polar desert. Antarctic Science (2015). doi:10.1017/S0954102015000255
Ball, B. & Virginia, R. A. The ecological role of moss in a polar desert: implications for aboveground- belowground and terrestrial -aquatic linkages. Polar Biology 37, 651-664 (2014).
Nielsen, U. N. et al. The ecology of pulse events: insights from an extreme climatic event in a polar desert ecosystem. Ecosphere 3, art17 (2012).
Wlostowski, A. et al. The hydroecology of an ephemeral wetland in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences (2019). doi:10.1029/2019JG005153
Ball, B., Barrett, J. E., Gooseff, M. N., Virginia, R. A. & Wall, D. H. Implications of meltwater pulse events for soil biology and biogeochemical cycling in a polar desert. Polar Research 3081281030352511340, (2011).
Ball, B., Virginia, R. A., Barrett, J. E., Parsons, A. N. & Wall, D. H. Interactions between physical and biotic factors influence CO_2 flux in Antarctic dry valley soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41, 1510-1517 (2009).
Ball, B. & Virginia, R. A. Meltwater seep patches increase heterogeneity of soil geochemistry and therefore habitat suitability. Geoderma 189-190, 652 - 660 (2012).
Ball, B. & Virginia, R. A. Microbial biomass and respiration responses to nitrogen fertilization in a polar desert. Polar Biology (2014). doi:10.1007/s00300-014-1459-0
Ball, B., Adams, B., Barrett, J. E., Wall, D. H. & Virginia, R. A. Soil biological responses to C, N and P fertilization in a polar desert of Antarctica. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 122, (2018).
Aanderud, Z. T. et al. Stoichiometric Shifts in Soil C:N:P Promote Bacterial Taxa Dominance, Maintain Biodiversity, and Deconstruct Community Assemblages. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, (2018).