Aidan STARR (Cardiff University, UK)
Pliocene-Pleistocene Antarctic iceberg dynamics: a geochronology provenance study of Sub-Antarctic ice rafted debris. Report here.
Patricia VALDESPINO (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)
Genomic markers and structural biology of Antarctic microbes
Victoria WARWICK-EVANS (British Antarctic Survey, UK)
Macaroni penguin foraging limits on the north coast of South Georgia
Katherine SHORT (British Antarctic Survey, UK)
A new comprehensive biogeographical history of two species groups of Tardigrades in Antarctica. See report here.
Stanley KO (Rutgers University, USA)
Field calibration of nutrient and temperature proxies in deep-sea coral from New Zealand: towards reconstructing the Southern Ocean biological pump
Shaun BROOKS (University of Tasmania, Australia)
Establishing a connection between visual, biological, and physical disturbance impacts within terrestrial Antarctica. Publication: Insights on the environmental impacts associated with visible disturbance of ice-free ground in Antarctica.
Kate WINTER (Northumbria University, UK)
Jamey STUTZ (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Using insights from David Glacier, Antarctica to model the non-linear, threshold-driven response of Antarctic outlet glaciers to climate forcing
Angela SREMBA (Oregon State University, USA)
Stable isotope analysis of blue whale bones collected from South Georgia and the South Shetland Islands to understand pre-exploitation feeding ecology
Swan SOW (University of Tasmania, Australia)
High resolution study of the abyssal (Antarctic bottom water) microbial assemblages within the Pacific and Indian sectors of the Southern Ocean
Ashley SHAW (Colorado State University, USA)
Joint project with Jasmine Lee to produce models of soil biodiversity distribution and conservation priorities for the McMurdo Dry Valley region of Antarctica.
Their joint report can be found here
Jasmine LEE (University of Queensland and Australian Antarctic Division, Australia)
Joint project with Ashley Shaw to produce models of soil biodiversity distribution and conservation priorities for the McMurdo Dry Valley region of Antarctica.
Their joint report can be found here
Thomas ROLAND (University of Exeter, UK)
Providing a circum-Antarctic perspective on the terrestrial biological response to recent climate warming, using material collected from the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition cruise.
Luis RODRĺGUEZ PERTIERRA (National Museum of Natural Sciences, Madrid, Spain)
Identification of phylogenetic paths for the invasiveness of non-native Poaceae plant species in Antarctica. A publication arising from samples collected during Luis’s bursary funded fieldtrip can be found here.
Ewa PONIEKA (University of Cardiff, UK)
Investigating microbial community structure changes during temporal development of cryoconite holes on Antarctic glaciers. Report here.
Estela MLEWSKI (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina)
Diversity and microbe-mineral interaction in microbial mats from the Antarctic Peninsula. A report of this work can be found here.
Freya MITCHISON (University of Cardiff, UK)
Using stable oxygen isotope records of diatoms as a proxy for freshwater release to extend the Antarctic freshwater discharge record back into the Neogene.
Elaine MAWBEY (University of Bristol, UK)
Investigating trace metal proxies in benthic foraminifera using core top calibrations and down-core records from the Amundsen Sea
Mawbey et al. 2020. Mg/Ca-Temperature Calibration of Polar Benthic foraminifera species for reconstruction of bottom water temperatures on the Antarctic shelf. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 283: 54-66.
Sabrina HEISER (University of Alabama, USA)
The ecology of secondary metabolite production in Plocamium cartilagineum and its population genetic structuring along the Western Antarctic Peninsula