McMurdo LTER Publications

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Levy JS, Fountain AG, W. Lyons B, Welch KA. Experimental formation of pore fluids in McMurdo Dry Valleys soils. Antarctic Science. 2015;27(02):163 - 171. doi:10.1017/S0954102014000479.
Vanderbilt KL, Lin C-C, Lu S-S, et al. Fostering ecological data sharing: collaborations in the International Long Term Ecological Research Network. Ecosphere. 2015;6(10). doi:10.1890/ES14-00281.1.
Kohler TJ, Kopalová K, Van de Vijver B, Kociolek JP. The genus Luticola D.G.Mann (Bacillariophyta) from the McMurdo Sound Region, Antarctica, with the description of four new species. Phytotaxa. 2015;208(2):103. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.208.2.1.
Smith MD, La Pierre KJ, Collins SL, et al. Global environmental change and the nature of aboveground net primary productivity responses: insights from long-term experiments. Oecologia. 2015;177(4):935 - 947. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3230-9.
Sudman Z, Gooseff MN. The impacts of thermokarst activity on a stream in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 2015;M.S.:70. Available at:
Sokol ER, Brown BL, Carey CC, Tornwall BM, Swan CM, Barrett JE. Linking management to biodiversity in built ponds using metacommunity simulations. Ecological Modelling. 2015;296:36 - 45. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.10.022.
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:
Velasco-Castrillon A, McInnes SJ, Schultz MB, et al. Mitochondrial DNA analyses reveal widespread tardigrade diversity in Antarctica. Invertebrate Systematics. 2015;29(6):578. doi:10.1071/IS14019.
Okie JG, Van Horn DJ, Storch D, et al. Niche and metabolic principles explain patterns of diversity and distribution: theory and a case study with soil bacterial communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2015;282(1809):2630. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.2630.
Bisson KM, Welch KA, Welch S, et al. Patterns and processes of salt efflorescences in the McMurdo region, Antarctica. Artic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 2015. Available at:
Kohler TJ. Physical and chemical controls on the abundance and composition of stream microbial mats from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. McKnight DM. Environmental Studies. 2015;Ph.D.:272. Available at:
Howkins A. The Polar Regions: An Environmental History. Cambridge: Polity; 2015:248. Available at:
McKnight DM, Cozzetto K, Cullis JDS, et al. Potential for real-time understanding of coupled hydrologic and biogeochemical processes in stream ecosystems: Future integration of telemetered data with process models for glacial meltwater streams. Water Resources Research. 2015;51(8):6725 - 6738. doi:10.1002/2015WR017618.
Castendyk D, McKnight DM, Welch KA, Niebuhr S, Jaros C. Pressure-driven, shoreline currents in a perennially ice-covered, pro-glacial lake in Antarctica, identified from a LiCl tracer injected into a pro-glacial stream. Hydrological Processes. 2015;29(9):2212 - 2231. doi:10.1002/hyp.v29.910.1002/hyp.10352.
Crisp SW. Quantifying long-term geomorphology of Antarctic streams. McKnight DM. Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering. 2015;MS:185. Available at:
Warrier RB, Castro CM, Hall CM, Kenig F, Doran PT. Reconstructing the evolution of Lake Bonney, Antarctica using dissolved noble gases. Applied Geochemistry. 2015;58:46 - 61. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.02.013.
Kohler TJ, Chatfield E, Gooseff MN, Barrett JE, McKnight DM. Recovery of Antarctic stream epilithon from simulated scouring events. Antarctic Science. 2015;27(04):341 - 354. doi:10.1017/S0954102015000024.
Kennicutt MC, Chown SL, Cassano JJ, et al. A roadmap for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science for the next two decades and beyond. Antarctic Science. 2015;27(01):3 - 18. doi:10.1017/S0954102014000674.
Allen PP, Hewitt R, Obryk MK, Doran PT. Sediment transport dynamics on an ice-covered lake: The “floating” boulders of Lake Hoare, Antarctica. Antartic Science. 2015;firstview:1-12. doi:10.1017/S0954102014000558.
Wall DH, Nielsen UN, Six J. Soil biodiversity and human health. Nature. 2015. doi:10.1038/nature15744.
Langford ZL, Gooseff MN, Lampkin DJ. Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Wetted Soils across a Polar Desert Landscape, McMurdo Dry Valleys Antarctica. Antarctic Science. 2015;27(2):197-209. doi:10.1017/S0954102014000601.
Hicks A, Howkins A. Tipping the Iceberg: A Collaborative Approach to Redesigning the Undergraduate Research Assignment in an Antarctic History Capstone Seminar. 2015;48(2):339-370. Available at: