McMurdo LTER Publications

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Thompson AR, Roth-Monzón AJ, Aanderud ZT, Adams BJ. Phagotrophic protists and their associates: Evidence for preferential grazing in an abiotically driven soil ecosystem. Microorganisms. 2021;9(8):1555. doi:10.3390/microorganisms9081555.
Thompson AR. Phagotrophic protists (protozoa) in Antarctic terrestrial ecosystems: Diversity, distribution, ecology, and best research practices. Polar Biology. 2021;44(8):1467-1484. doi:10.1007/s00300-021-02896-3.
Chignell SM, Myers M, Howkins A, Fountain AG. Research sites get closer to field camps over time: Informing environmental management through a geospatial analysis of science in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. PLOS ONE. 2021;16(11):e0257950. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0257950.
Kalra I. Role of cyclic electron flow (CEF) and photosystem I (PSI) supercomplex formation during acclimation to long-term salinity stress in green algae: A comparative study. Morgan-Kiss RM. Microbiology. 2021;PhD:236. Available at:
Singley JG, Gooseff MN, McKnight DM, Hinckley E-LS. The role of hyporheic connectivity in determining nitrogen availability: Insights from an intermittent Antarctic stream. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2021. doi:10.1029/2021JG006309.
Singley JG. Stream corridor connectivity controls on nitrogen cycling. Hinckley E-LS, Gooseff MN. 2021;PhD. Available at:
Matula EE, Nabity JA, McKnight DM. Supporting simultaneous air revitalization and thermal control in a crewed habitat with temperate Chlorella vulgaris and eurythermic Antarctic Chlorophyta. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2021;12:709746. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2021.709746.
Myers KF, Doran PT, Tulaczyk SM, et al. Thermal legacy of a large paleolake in Taylor Valley, East Antarctica, as evidenced by an airborne electromagnetic survey. The Cryosphere. 2021;15(8):3577 - 3593. doi:10.5194/tc-15-3577-2021.
Patriarche JD, Priscu JC, Takacs-Vesbach CD, et al. Year‐round and long‐term phytoplankton dynamics in Lake Bonney, a permanently ice‐covered Antarctic lake. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2021;126(4):e2020JG005925. doi:10.1029/2020JG005925.
Piergallini B, W. Lyons B. Analysis of acid-leachable barium, copper, iron, lead, & zinc concentrations in Taylor Valley, Antarctic stream sediments. School of Earth Sciences. 2020;B.S. Available at:
Gries C, Beaulieu S, Brown RF, et al. Change in Pictures: Creating best practices in archiving ecological imagery for reuse. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards. 2020;4. doi:10.3897/biss.4.59082.
Schulte NO, McKnight DM. Characterization of spatial and environmental influences on stream diatoms and cyanobacteria. Environmental Studies. 2020;Ph.D. Available at:
Kalra I, Wang X, Cvetkovska M, et al. Chlamydomonas sp. UWO 241 exhibits high cyclic electron flow and rewired metabolism under high salinity. Plant Physiology. 2020. doi:10.1104/pp.19.01280.
Obryk MK, Doran PT, Fountain AG, Myers M, McKay CP. Climate from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, 1986 – 2017: Surface air temperature trends and redefined summer season. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 2020. doi:10.1029/2019JD032180.
Howkins A, Chignell SM, Gullett P, Fountain AG, Brett M, Preciado E. A digital archive of human activity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Earth System Science Data. 2020;12(2). doi:10.5194/essd-12-1117-2020.
Bergstrom AJ, Gooseff MN. The effect of sediment on hydrological and biogeochemical connectivity of glaciers within the McMurdo Dry Valley ecosystem, Antarctica. 2020;Ph.D. Available at:
Dillon ML, Hawes I, Jungblut AD, et al. Energetic and environmental constraints on the community structure of benthic microbial mats in Lake Fryxell, Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 2020;96(2). doi:10.1093/femsec/fiz207.
Dillon ML, Hawes I, Jungblut AD, et al. Environmental control on the distribution of metabolic strategies of benthic microbial mats in Lake Fryxell, Antarctica. PLoS ONE. 2020;15(4):e0231053. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0231053.
Power SN, Salvatore MR, Sokol ER, Stanish LF, Barrett JE. Estimating microbial mat biomass in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica using satellite imagery and ground surveys. Polar Biology. 2020. doi:10.1007/s00300-020-02742-y.
Sokol ER, Barrett JE, Kohler TJ, McKnight DM, Salvatore MR, Stanish LF. Evaluating alternative metacommunity hypotheses for diatoms in the McMurdo Dry Valleys using simulations and remote sensing data. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 2020;8. doi:10.3389/fevo.2020.521668.
O'Rourke A, Zoumplis A, Wilburn P, et al. Following the Astrobiology Roadmap: Origins, Habitability and Future Exploration. In: Astrobiology: Current, Evolving, and Emerging Perspectives. Astrobiology: Current, Evolving, and Emerging Perspectives. Norfolk, United Kingdom: Caister Academic Press; 2020. doi:10.21775/9781912530304.01.
Collins GE, Hogg ID, Convey P, et al. Genetic diversity of soil invertebrates corroborates timing estimates for past collapses of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2020. doi:10.1073/pnas.2007925117.
Diaz MA, Welch SA, Sheets JM, et al. Geochemistry of aeolian material from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica: Insights into Southern Hemisphere dust sources. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 2020;547. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116460.
Acosta DR, Doran PT, Myers M. GIS tool to predict photosynthetically active radiation in a Dry Valley. Antarctic Science. 2020. doi:10.1017/S0954102020000218.
Cross JM, Fountain AG. Glacial meltwater modeling to simulate lake water budget (1996-2013) in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Department of Geography. 2020;M.S. doi:10.15760/etd.7237.