McMurdo LTER Publications

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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.
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.
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.
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.
Zhang X, Cvetkovska M, Morgan-Kiss RM, Hüner NPA, Smith DRoy. Draft genome sequence of the Antarctic green alga Chlamydomonas sp. UWO241. iScience. 2021;24(2):102084. doi:10.1016/j.isci.2021.102084.
Levy JS. Episodic basin-scale soil moisture anomalies associated with high relative humidity events in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Antarctic Science. 2021:1-15. doi:10.1017/S0954102021000341.
Dragone NB, Diaz MA, Hogg ID, et al. Exploring the boundaries of microbial habitability in soil. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2021;126(6). doi:10.1029/2020JG006052.
Kohler TJ, Howkins A, Sokol ER, et al. From the Heroic Age to today: What diatoms from Shackleton's Nimrod expedition can tell us about the ecological trajectory of Antarctic ponds. Limnology and Oceanography Letters. 2021. doi:10.1002/lol2.10200.
Xue X, Suvorov A, Fujimoto S, Dilman AR, Adams B. Genome analysis of Plectus murrayi, a nematode from continental Antarctica. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics. 2021. doi:10.1093/g3journal/jkaa045.
Diaz MA, Gardner CB, Welch SA, et al. Geochemical zones and environmental gradients for soils from the central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica. Biogeosciences. 2021;18(5):1629 - 1644. doi:10.5194/bg-18-1629-2021.
Harmon RS, Leslie DL, W. Lyons B, Welch KA, McKnight DM. Geochemistry of contrasting stream types, Taylor Valley, Antarctica. GSA Bulletin. 2021;133(1/2):425-448. doi:10.1130/B35479.1.