McMurdo LTER Publications

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Book Chapter
Priscu JC, Adams EE, Paerl HW, et al. Perennial Antarctic lake ice: A refuge for cyanobacteria in an extreme environment. In: Rogers SO, Castello J Life in Ancient Ice. Life in Ancient Ice. Princeton University Press; 2005:22-49. Available at:
Mikucki JA, W. Lyons B, Hawes I, Lanoil BD, Doran PT. Saline lakes and ponds in the McMurdo Dry Valleys: ecological analogs to martian paleolake environments. In: Life in Antarctic Deserts and other Cold Dry Environments. Life in Antarctic Deserts and other Cold Dry Environments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2010:160 - 194. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511712258.006.
Journal Article
Mikucki JA, Priscu JC. Bacterial diversity associated with Blood Falls, A subglacial outflow from the Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2007;73:4029-4039. doi:LTER.
Mikucki JA, Pearson A, Johnston D, et al. A Contemporary Microbially Maintained Subglacial Ferrous "Ocean". Science. 2009;324(5925):397-400. doi:10.1126/science.1167350.
Mikucki JA, Auken E, Tulaczyk S, et al. Deep groundwater and potential subsurface habitats beneath an Antarctic dry valley. Nature Communications. 2015;6:6831. doi:10.1038/ncomms7831.
W. Lyons B, Mikucki JA, German LA, et al. The Geochemistry of Englacial Brine From Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2019;124(3). doi:10.1029/2018JG004411.
Mikucki JA, Foreman CM, Sattler B, W. Lyons B, Priscu JC. Geomicrobiology of Blood Fall: An iron-rich saline discharge at the terminus of the Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Aquatic Geochemistry. 2004;10:199-200.
Christner BC, Mikucki JA, Foreman CM, Denson J, Priscu JC. Glacial ice cores: a model system for developing extraterrestrial decontamination protocols. Icarus. 2005;174:572-584. doi:LTER.
Foreman CM, Sattler B, Mikucki JA, Porazinska D, Priscu JC. Metabolic activity and diversity of cryoconites in the Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research. 2007;112. doi:LTER.
Vick-Majors TJ, Mitchell A, Achberger A, et al. Physiological Ecology of Microorganisms in Subglacial Lake Whillans. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016;7. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01705.
Doran PT, Kenig F, Knoepfle L, Mikucki JA, W. Lyons B. Radiocarbon abundance and reservoir effects in lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Limnology and Oceanography. 2014;59(3):811-826.
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.
Lee P, Mikucki JA, Foreman CM, et al. Thermodynamic constraints on microbially mediated processes in lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Geomicrobiology Journal. 2004;21:1-17. doi:LTER.