McMurdo LTER Publications

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Bishop J, Kopalová K, Darling JP, et al. Sabbea gen. nov., a new diatom genus (Bacillariophyta) from continental Antarctica. Phytotaxa. 2019;418(1). doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.418.1.2.
Tranvik LJ, Downing JA, Cotner JB, et al. Lakes and reservoirs as regulators of carbon cycling and climate. Limnology and Oceanography. 2009;54 part 2(6):2298–2314. doi:10.4319/lo.2009.54.6_part_2.2298.
W. Lyons B, Tyler SW, Wharton, Jr. RA, McKnight DM, Vaughn BH. A late holocene dessication of Lake Hoare and Lake Fryxell, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Antarctic Science. 1998;10(3):247-256.
McKnight DM, Alger AS, Tate CM, Shupe GH, Spaulding SA. Longitudinal Patterns in Algal Abundance and Species Distribution in Meltwater Streams in Taylor Valley, Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica, in Ecosystem Processes in a Polar Desert: The McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Antarctic Research Series. 1998;72:109-127.
Kohler TJ, Stanish LF, Crisp S, et al. Long-Term Hydrologic Control of Microbial Mat Abundance in McMurdo Dry Valley Streams, Antarctica. Ecosystems. 2015;18(2):310-327. Available at:
W. Lyons B, Welch KA, Priscu JC, et al. The McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research Program: new understanding of the biogeochemistry of the Dry Valley lakes: a review. Polar Geography. 2001;25:202-217.
Moorhead DL, McKnight DM. McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER: Stream discharge as a function of ambient temperature and incoming shortwave radiation in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Antarctic Journal of the United States - 1996 Review Issue (NSF 98-28). 1998;31(2):196-197.
McKnight DM, Tate CM. McMurdo LTER: Algal mat distribution in glacial meltwater streams in Taylor Valley, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Antarctic Journal of the United States. 1995;30(5):287-289.
Welch KA, W. Lyons B, Priscu JC, et al. McMurdo LTER: Inorganic geochemical studies with special reference to calcium carbonate dynamics. Antarctic Journal of the U.S. 1994;29(5):237-239.
Alger AS, Spaulding SA, Shupe GH, McKnight DM. McMurdo LTER: Species composition and spatial distribution of algal mats in Green Creek, Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Antarctic Journal of the U. S. 1995;30(5):289-291.
McKnight DM, House HR, Von Gerard P. McMurdo LTER: Streamflow Measurements in Taylor Valley. Antarctic Journal of the United States. 1994;29(5):230-232.
Vandal GM, Mason RP, McKnight DM, Fitzgerald W. Mercury speciation and distribution in a polar desert lake (Lake Hoare, Antarctica) and two glacial meltwater streams. Science of the Total Environment. 1998;213(1-3):229-237.
Foreman CM, Cory RM, Morris CE, et al. Microbial growth under humic-free conditions in a supraglacial stream system on the Cotton Glacier, Antarctica. Environmental Research Letters. 2013;8(3):035022. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035022.
Murray AE, Kenig F, Fritsen CH, et al. Microbial life at -13  C in the brine of an ice-sealed Antarctic lake. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2012;109(50):20626 - 20631. doi:10.1073/pnas.1208607109.
Laybourn-Parry J, James MR, McKnight DM, Priscu JC, Spaulding SA, Shiel R. The microbial plankton of Lake Fryxell, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica during the summers of 1992 and 1994. Polar Biology. 1997;17:54-61.
Moorhead DL, McKnight DM, Tate CM. Modeling Nitrogen Transformations in Dry Valley Streams, Antarctica, in Ecosystem Processes in a Polar Desert: The McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Antarctic Research Series. 1998;72:141-151.
Khan AL, McMeeking G, Schwarz JP, et al. Near-surface refractory black carbon observations in the atmosphere and snow in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica and potential impacts of foehn winds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 2018;123(5):2877 - 2887. doi:10.1002/2017JD027696.
Kohler TJ, Van Horn DJ, Darling JP, Takacs-Vesbach CD, 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.
Fountain AG, W. Lyons B, Burkins MB, et al. Physical controls on the Taylor Valley Ecosystem, Antarctica. BioScience. 1999;49(12):961-972.
Dieser M, Foreman CM, Jaros C, et al. Physicochemical and biological dynamics in a coastal Antarctic lake as it transitions from frozen to open water. Antarctic Science. 2013;25(5):663–675.
Herbei R, W. Lyons B, Laybourn-Parry J, Gardner CB, Priscu JC, McKnight DM. Physiochemical properties influencing biomass abundance and primary production in Lake Hoare, Antarctica. Ecological Modelling. 2010. doi:LTER.
McKnight DM, Howes BL, Taylor CD, Goehringer DD. Phytoplankton dynamics in a stably stratified Antarctic lake during winter darkness. Journal of Phycology. 2000;36(5):852-861. doi:10.1046/j.1529-8817.2000.00031.x.
Spaulding SA, McKnight DM, Smith RL, Dufford R. Phytoplankton population dynamics in perennially ice-covered Lake Fryxell, Antarctica. Journal of Plankton Research. 1994;16(5):527-541.