McMurdo LTER Publications

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Smith DR, Leung A, Zhang X, Cvetkovska M, Morgan-Kiss RM, Hüner NPA. An Antarctic alga that can survive the extreme cold. Frontiers for Young Minds. 2022;10:740838. doi:10.3389/frym.2022.740838.
Sherwell SS, Kalra I, Li W, McKnight DM, Priscu JC, Morgan-Kiss RM. Antarctic lake phytoplankton and bacteria from near‐surface waters exhibit high sensitivity to climate‐driven disturbance. Environmental Microbiology. 2022. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.16113.
Castendyk D, Dugan HA, Gallagher HA, et al. Barotropic seiches in a perennially ice-covered lake, East Antarctica. Limnology and Oceanography Letters. 2022;7(1):26 - 33. doi:10.1002/lol2.10226.
Schulte NO, Khan AL, Smith EW, et al. Blowin’ in the wind: Dispersal, structure, and metacommunity dynamics of aeolian diatoms in the McMurdo Sound region, Antarctica. Journal of Phycology. 2022;58(1):36-54. doi:10.1111/jpy.13223.
Stahl-Rommel S, Kalra I, D'Silva S, et al. Cyclic electron flow (CEF) and ascorbate pathway activity provide constitutive photoprotection for the photopsychrophile, Chlamydomonas sp. UWO 241 (renamed Chlamydomonas priscuii). Photosynthesis Research. 2022;151(3):235 - 250. doi:10.1007/s11120-021-00877-5.
Torrens CL, Gooseff MN, McKnight DM. Dissolved organic carbon chemostasis in Antarctic polar desert streams. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2022;127(7):e2021JG006649. doi:10.1029/2021JG006649.
Dragone NB, Henley JB, Holland-Moritz H, et al. Elevational constraints on the composition and genomic attributes of microbial communities in Antarctic soils. Mackelprang R. mSystems. 2022;7(1):e01330-21. doi:10.1128/msystems.01330-21.
Jiang X, Van Horn DJ, Okie JG, et al. Limits to the three domains of life: Lessons from community assembly along an Antarctic salinity gradient. Extremophiles. 2022;26(1):15. doi:10.1007/s00792-022-01262-3.
Gooseff MN, McKnight DM, Doran PT, Fountain A. Long-term stream hydrology and meteorology of a polar desert, the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Hydrological Processes. 2022;36(6):e14623. doi:10.1002/hyp.14623.
Guo B, Li W, Santibáñez P, Priscu JC, Liu Y, Liu K. Organic matter distribution in the icy environments of Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Science of The Total Environment. 2022;841:156639. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156639.
Chignell SM, Howkins A, Gullett P, Fountain AG. Patterns of interdisciplinary collaboration resemble biogeochemical relationships in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica: A historical social network analysis of science, 1907–2016. Polar Research. 2022;41:8037. doi:10.33265/polar.v41.8037.
Hüner NPA, Smith DR, Cvetkovska M, et al. Photosynthetic adaptation to polar life: Energy balance, photoprotection and genetic redundancy. Journal of Plant Physiology. 2022;268:153557. doi:10.1016/j.jplph.2021.153557.
Franco ALC, Adams B, Diaz MA, et al. Response of Antarctic soil fauna to climate‐driven changes since the Last Glacial Maximum. Global Change Biology. 2022;28(2). doi:10.1111/gcb.15940.
Gutt J, Isla E, Xavier JC, et al. Ten scientific messages on risks and opportunities for life in the Antarctic. Antarctic Environments Portal; 2022. Available at:
Carr CG, Carmichael JD, Pettit EC. Wintertime brine discharge at the surface of a cold polar glacier and the unexpected absence of associated seismicity. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 2022;127(3). doi:10.1029/2021JF006325.
Gutt J, Isla E, Xavier JC, et al. Antarctic ecosystems in transition – life between stresses and opportunities. Biological Reviews. 2021. doi:10.1111/brv.12679.
George SF, Fierer N, Levy JS, Adams B. Antarctic water tracks: Microbial community responses to variation in soil moisture, pH, and salinity. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2021;12. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2021.616730.
Mayer A. Antarctica during the Pandemic: Scaled-back field season prioritizes infrastructure, precious climate data. BioScience. 2021;71(5):434 - 440. doi:10.1093/biosci/biab031.
Gutterman WS. Causes and characteristics of electrical resistivity variability in shallow (<4 m) soils in Taylor Valley, East Antarctica. Department of Geology and Geophysics. 2021;M.S. Available at:
W. Lyons B, Leslie DL, Gooseff MN. Chemical weathering in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. In: Hunt A, Egli M, Faybishenko B Hydrogeology, Chemical Weathering, and Soil Formation. Hydrogeology, Chemical Weathering, and Soil Formation. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2021:205-216. doi:10.1002/9781119563952.ch11.
Iwaniec DM, Gooseff MN, Suding KN, et al. Connectivity: Insights from the U.S. Long Term Ecological Research Network. Ecosphere. 2021;12(5):e03432. doi:10.1002/ecs2.v12.510.1002/ecs2.3432.
Darling JP. Controls on microbial mat coverage and diatom species turnover in Antarctic desert streams: A transplant experiment. McKnight DM. Department of Environmental Studies. 2021;M.S. Available at:
Salvatore MR, Barrett JE, Borges SR, et al. Counting carbon: Quantifying biomass in the McMurdo Dry Valleys through orbital and field observations. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 2021;42(22):8597 - 8623. doi:10.1080/01431161.2021.1981559.
Verleyen E, Van de Vijver B, Tytgat B, et al. Diatoms define a novel freshwater biogeography of the Antarctic. Ecography. 2021;44:1-13. doi:10.1111/ecog.05374.
Heindel RC, Darling JP, Singley JG, et al. Diatoms in hyporheic sediments trace organic matter retention and processing in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2021;126(2):e2020JG006097. doi:10.1029/2020JG006097.