Publications in 2015

Akselman, R., Krock, B., Alpermann, T.J., Tillmann, U., Borel, C. M., Almandoz, G.O., Ferrario, M.E. (2015). Protoceratium reticulatum (Dinophyceae) in the austral Southwestern Atlantic and the first report on YTX-production in shelf waters of Argentina. Harmful Algae, 45 (0), 40-52.

D’Agostino V., Hoffmeyer M., Almandoz G.O., Sastre V., Degrati M. (2015). Potentially toxic Pseudonitzschia species in plankton and fecal samples of Eubalaena australis from Valdés Peninsula nursery ground, Argentina. Journal of Sea Research 106: 39-43.

Dauner ALL, Hernández E, Mac Cormack WP, Martins CC. 2015. Molecular characterization of anthropogenic sources of sedimentary organic matter from Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarctica. Science of the Total Environment  502, 408-416.

Deregibus, D., Quartino, M. L., Campana, G. L., Momo, F. R., Wiencke, C., Zacher, K. (2015). Photosynthetic light requirements and vertical distribution of macroalgae in newly ice-free areas in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands,Polar Biology, doi 10.1007/s00300-015-1679-y

Dias RL, Ruberto L; Calabró A; Lo Balbo A; Del Panno MT; Mac Cormack WP. (2015). Hydrocarbon removal and bacterial community structure in on-site biostimulated biopile systems designed for bioremediation of diesel-contaminated Antarctic soil. Polar Biology (ISSN:0722-4060)  38 (5), 677-687.

Fabro, E., Almandoz, G.O., Ferrario, M., Hoffmeyer, M.S., Pettigrosso, E., Uibrig, R., Krock, B. (2015). Co-occurrence of Dinophysis tripos and pectenotoxins in Argentinean shelf waters. Harmful Algae, 42:25-33.Antarctica. Polar Biology, online first, DOI 10.1007/s00300-015-1679-y

Falk, U., Gieseke, H. Kotzur, F., Braun, M. (2015): Monitoring snow and ice surfaces on King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula, with high-resolution TerraSAR-X time series. Antarctic Science doi:0.1017/S0954102015000577.

Falk, U. Sala, H. (2015): Winter melt conditions of the inland ice cap on King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Erdkunde 69(4), 341-363, doi:10.3112/erdkunde. 2015. 04.04.

Gracia, M.D., Hoffmeyer, M.S., Lopez Abbate,M.C., Barria deCao,M.S., Pettigrosso, R.E., Almandoz,G.O., Hernando, M. P., Schloss, I. R. (2015).  Micro and mesozooplankton responses during two contrasting summers in a coastal Antarctic environment. Polar Biology, doi 10.1007/s00300-015-1678-z

Gutt, J. , Bertler, N.,  Bracegirdle, T.J., Buschmann, A., Comiso, J., Hosie, G., Isla, E., Schloss, I.R., Smith, C.R, Tournadre, J., Xavier, J. (2015) The Southern Ocean ecosystem under multiple climate change stresses - an integrated circumpolar assessment. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12794

Hernández EA, Piquet AM-T, Lopez JL, Buma AGJ, Mac Cormack WP. 2015. Marine Archaeal community structure from Potter Cove, Antarctica: high temporal and spatial dominance of the phylum Thaumarcheota. Polar Biology 38 (2), 117-130.

Hernández EA, Piquet AM-T, Lopez JL, Buma AGJ, Mac Cormack WP (2015). Archaeal community structure from Potter Cove, Antarctica: high temporal and spatial dominance of the phylum Thaumarcheota. Polar Biology 38: 117-130, DOI 10.1007/s00300-014-1569-8

Hernando, M., Schloss, IR, Malanga, G. Almandoz, GO, Ferreyra, GA, Aguiar, MB, Puntarulo, S (2015). Effects of salinity changes on coastal Antarctic phytoplankton physiology and assemblage composition. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 466: 110-119.

Krock, B., Borel, C.M.,  Barrera, F., Tillmann, U., Fabro, E., Almandoz, G.O., Ferrario, M., Garzón, J., Cardona, E., Koch, B. P., Alonso, C., Lara, R. (2015). Analysis of the hydrographic conditions and cyst beds in the San Jorge Gulf, Argentina, that favour dinoflagellate population development including toxigenic species and their toxins. Journal of Marine Systems 148 (0), 86-100.

Martinez Alvarez LM, Lo Balbo A, Mac Cormack WP, Ruberto LAM. (2015) Bioremediation of a hydrocarbon contaminated Antarctic soil: optimization of a biostimulation strategy using response-surface methodology (RSM). Cold Region Science and Technology 119, 61-67, 2015.

Moreau, S., Mostajir, B., Bélanger, S., Schloss, I.R., Goosse, H., Vancoppenolle, M., Demers, S., Ferreyra, G.A. (2015) Climate change enhances primary production in the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Global Change Biology.  DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12878.

Pasotti, F, Saravia, LA, De Troch, M, Tarantelli, MS, Sahade,  R,  Vanreusel  A (2015). Benthic Trophic Interactions in an Antarctic Shallow Water Ecosystem Affected by Recent Glacier Retreat. Plos one DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141742

Poigner, H. Wilhelms-Dick, D. Abele, D., Staubwasser, M. Henkel, S. (2015). Iron assimilation by the clam Laternula elliptica: Do stable isotopes (δ56Fe) help to decipher the sources? Chemosphere 134: 294-300.

Quartino ML, Vazquez SC, Latorre GEJ, Mac Cormack WP. 2015. Possible role of bacteria on degradation of the macroalgae Desmarestia anceps Montagne (Phaeophyceae) in the Antarctic marine waters. Revista Argentina de Microbiologia. Accepted

Rimondino, C., Torre, L., Sahade, R., Tatian, M. (2015). Sessile macro-epibiotic community of solitary ascidians, ecosystem engineers in soft substrates of Potter Cove, Antarctica. Polar Research, [S.l.], jan. 2015. ISSN 1751-8369. Available at: <>. doi:

Sahade, R., Lagger, C., Torre, L., Momo, F., Monien, P., Schloss, I., Barnes, D.K.B., Servetto, N., Tarantelli, S., Tatián, M., Zamboni, N., Abele, D. (2015). Climate change and glacier retreat drive shifts  in an Antarctic benthic ecosystem. Science Advances, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1500050

Seehaus, T., Marinsek, S., Helm, V., Skvarca, P., Braun, M. (2015): Changes in ice dynamics, elevation and mass discharge of Dinsmoor–Bombardier–Edgeworth glacier system, Antarctic Peninsula. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 427, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.047.

Tillmann, U, Borel, CM, Barrera, F, Lara, R, Krock, B, Almandoz, GO, Trefault, N. (2015) Azadinium poporum from the Argentine Continental Shelf, Southwestern Atlantic, produces azaspiracid-2 and azaspiracid-2 phosphate. Harmful Algae, in press.

Vodopivez, C., Curtosi, A., Villaamil, E., Smichowski, P., Pelletier, E., & Mac Cormack, W. P. (2015). Heavy metals in sediments and soft tissues of the Antarctic clam Laternula elliptica: More evidence as a possible biomonitor of coastal marine pollution at high latitudes? Science of The Total Environment, 502, 375-384.