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papers related to McMurdo Environmental Monitoring

Klein, A.G. Sweet, S.T., Wade, T.L. and Kennicutt, M.C.II. in revision. Spatial patterns of selected metals in the terrestrial environment at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Antarctic Science.

Klein, A.G., Sweet, S.T., Wade, T.L., Sericano, J.L. and Kennicutt, M.C. 2012. Spatial patterns of total petroleum hydrocarbons in the terrestrial environment at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Antarctic Science. doi:10.1017/S0954102012000429.

Kennicutt, M.C.II, Klein, A.G., Montagna, P., Sweet, S., Wade, T., Palmer , T., Sericano, J. and Denoux, G. 2010. Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Anthropogenic Disturbance at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Environmental Research Letters. 304010. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/5/3/034010

Klein, A.G., Kennicutt, M.C. II, Wolff, G.A., Sweet, S.T., Bloxom, T., Gielstra, D.A. and Cleckley, M. 2008. The Historical Development of McMurdo Station, Antarctica, an Environmental Perspective. Polar Geography 31(3-4):119-144. doi: 10.1080/10889370802579856

Morehead, S., Montagna, P., & Kennicutt, M.C. 2008. Comparing fixed-point and probabilistic sampling designs for monitoring the marine ecosystem near McMurdo Station, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 20: 471-484. doi: 10.1017/S0954102008001326

publications related to the Palmer Station Oil Spill (currently incomplete)

Kennicutt, M.C. II, S.J. McDonald, J.L. Sericano, P. Boothe, J. Oliver, S. Safe, B.J. Presley, H. Liu, D. Wolfe, T.L. Wade, A. Crockett and D. Bockus.  1995.  Human Contamination of the Marine Environment-Arthur Harbor and McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.  Environmental Science and Technology 29(5): 1279-1287.

Kennicutt, M. C.II, and S. T. Sweet. 1992. Hydrocarbon contamination on the Antarctic Peninsula. 3. The Bahia Paraiso - 2 years after the spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin 25(9-12): 303-306.

Kennicutt, M. C.II, T. J. McDonald, G. J. Denoux, and S. J. McDonald. 1992. Hydrocarbon contamination on the Antarctic Peninsula. 1. Arthur Harbor - subtidal sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 24(10): 499-506.

Kennicutt, M. C.II, T. J. McDonald, G. J. Denoux, and S. J. McDonald. 1992. Hydrocarbon contamination on the Antarctic Peninsula. 2. Arthur Harbor intertidal and subtidal limpets (Nacella-Concinna). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 24(10): 506-511.

Kennicutt, M. C.II, S. T. Sweet, W. R. Fraser, W. L. Stockton, and M. Culver. 1991. Grounding of the Bahia Paraiso at Arthur Harbor, Antarctica. 1. Distribution and fate of oil spill related hydrocarbons. Environmental Science & Technology 25(3): 509-518.

Kennicutt, M. C. II., et al. 1990. Oil spillage in Antarctica. Environmental Science & Technology 24(5): 620-624.

Book Chapters, Conference Proceedings and other articles

Klein, A.G., Sweet, S.T., Kennicutt, M.C. II, Wade, T.L., Palmer T. and Montagna, P. 2014. Long term monitoring of human impacts to the terrestrial environment at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. in T. Tin, D. Liggett, P. Maher. and M. Lamers, (eds). Antarctic Futures: Human engagement with the Antarctic Environment, pp. 213-227. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-6582-5.

Klein, A., Kennicutt M.C. II, Sweet, S., Montanga, P. and S. Applebaum, 2004. Long-Term Environmental Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Supported With GIS. ArcNews 26(3). pp. 34-35.

Kennicutt, M.C.I., Wolff, G.A., Klein, A. and Montagna, P., 2003. Spatial and temporal scales of human disturbance - McMurdo Station, Antarctic - preliminary findings. In: A.H.L. Huiskes et al. (Editors), Antarctic Biology in a Global Context: Proceedings of the VIIIth SCAR International Biology Symposium 27 August-1 September 2001. Backhuys Publishers, Lieden, Netherlands, pp. 271-277.

Klein, A.G., Kennicutt M.C. II, Wolff, G.A., Sweet, S.T. Gielstra, D.A. and T. Bloxom 2004. Disruption of Sand-Wedge Polygons at McMurdo Station, Antarctica: An Indication of Physical Disturbance. Proceedings of the 61st Annual Eastern Snow Conference, Portland Maine, June 9-11, 2004  pp. 159-172.

Antarctic Treaty System Documents

Monitoring of Human Impacts at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, ATCM XXXI-CEP XI , Kyiv, Ukraine 2-3 June 2008. ATCM 14 CEP 9(b): http://www.ats.aq/documents/ATCM31/ip/ATCM31_ip122_e.doc.

Reports

Kennicutt, M.C. II et al. 2003. Spatial and temporal scales of human disturbance, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. NSF Final Project Report. 183 pp.

Kennicutt, M. C. II, G. A. Wollf, D. Alsup, and A. Klein. 1999. Long-term monitoring McMurdo Station, Antarctica, pilot project design. Geochemical and Environmental Research Group and Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. 42 pp.

Kennicutt, M. C. II, D. J. Wylie, and G. A. Wolff. 1998. Summary of existing environmental data McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Geochemical and Envionmental Research Group, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. 60 pp.

Kennicutt, M. C. II, and G. A. Wolff. 1998. Spatial and temporal scales of monitoring. Geochemical and Environmental Research Group, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. 28 pp.

Kennicutt, M. C. II, G. A. Wolff, and D. Alsup. 1998. System attributes amenable to long term monitoring. Geochemical and Environmental Research Group, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. 21 pp.

Kennicutt, M. C. II, J. C. A. Sayers, D. Walton, and G. Wratt. 1996. Monitoring of Environmental Impacts from Science and Operations in Antarctica, A Report for The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and The Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP). 43 pp.

Presentations

Palmer. T.A. 2013. Marine Environmental Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Presented to the Corpus Christi Shell Club, Corpus Christi, TX, 24 September 2013.

Palmer. T.A. 2013. Marine Environmental Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Presented at the Rockport Aquarium, Rockport, TX, May 2013.

Palmer. T.A. 2013. Marine Environmental Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Brown Bag Lunch, TAMUCC, Corpus Christi, TX, January 2013

Klein, A.G. 2013. Forensic Environmental Methodologies: Revealing more than 50 years of Human Impact in Antarctica. Science Café at Revolution Café & Bar, Bryan, TX. January 15th 2013.

Klein, A.G. 2012. A Decade of Environmental Monitoring of Human impacts at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Wednesday Science Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. November 28th, 2012.

Klein, A.G. 2012. A Decade of Environmental Monitoring of Human impact at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. EPOLAR Lecture – U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH. September 25th, 2012.

Klein, A.G., Sweet, S.T., Wade, T.L., Sericano, J.L. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. 2012. Temporal trends in soil contamination at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, from 1999-2010. SCAR 2012 Open Science Conference, Portland Oregon, July 16-19, 2012.

Palmer, T.A., Hyde, L.J., Sweet, S.T., Klein, A.G, Montagna, P.A., Sericano, J.L., Wade, T.L. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. 2012. Long-term Environmental Monitoring of the Marine Communities at McMurdo Station. SCAR 2012 Open Science Conference, Portland Oregon, July 16-19, 2012.

Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., Kennicutt, M.C. II, Klein, A.G and Palmer, T.A. 2012. Legacy of historical Contaminants in Winter Quarters Bay, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. SCAR 2012 Open Science Conference, Portland Oregon, July 16-19, 2012.

Sweet, S.T.; Wade, T.L.; Sericano, J.L., Klein, A.G.; Palmer, T.A. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. 2012. Long-term Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica from 2000 through 2010. IPY 2012 Conference, Montreal Quebec Canada, April 22-27, 2012.

Palmer. T.A. 2012. Underwater Environmental Research at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Presented to theTAMUCC SCUBA Club, Corpus Christi, TX, February 2012.

Palmer. T.A. 2012. Underwater Environmental Research at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Presented at the Mission–Aransas NERR Bay Education Center, Rockport, TX, February 2012.

Palmer, T.A. 2011. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2011.

Klein, A.G. 2011. Detecting the Imprint of Humans on Antarctica: A Case Study from McMurdo Station. Wednesday Science Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. November 30th, 2011.

Palmer, T.A. 2011. Science in Antarctica. filmed 4 Nov 2011, KORO Television, Corpus Christi, TX.

Klein, A., S. Sweet, and T. Palmer. 2011. Environmental Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Presented at O. Henry Middle School, Austin, TX, 19 October 2011

Klein, A.G. 2011. Detecting the Imprint of Humans on Antarctica -A Case Study from McMurdo Station. University of Brunei Darussalam. Brunei Darussalam. August 23, 2011.

Palmer, T.A. 2010. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2010.

Klein, A.G. 2010. Fifty years of change at McMurdo Station, Antarctica: an International Polar Year retrospective. Wednesday Science Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. November 17th, 2010.

Klein, A.G. 2010. Fifty years of change at McMurdo Station, Antarctica: an International Polar Year retrospective. Coffee House Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. November 24th, 2010.

Klein, A.G. Fifty years of change at McMurdo Station, Antarctica: an International Polar Year retrospective. 2010 Reunion of the Old Antarctic Explorers Association. San Antonio, Texas, November 3-5, 2010.

Palmer T.A. 2010. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project. Presented at Martin Middle School, Corpus Christi, TX, 22 October 2010.

Klein, A.G. 2010. Fifty-years of change at McMurdo Station, Antarctica an International Polar Year retrospective.Annual Meeting of the Association of the Southwestern American Geographers, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, October 14-16, 2010.

Klein, A.G., Sweet, S.T., Palmer, T.A., Wade, T.L. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. 2010. Spatial patterns of selected metals at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. 4th. Open Science Conference CD-ROM. Abstract number 399, 1 pp. XXXI SCAR Open Science Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 3-6, 2010.

Palmer, T.A., Montagna, P.A., Sweet, S.T., Klein, A.G., Hyde, L.J. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. 2010. Long-term observations of marine communities adjacent to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. 4th. Open Science Conference CD-ROM. Abstract number 576, 1 pp. XXXI SCAR Open Science Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 3-6, 2010.
Awarded the best poster in theme.

Sericano, J.L., Yogui, G.T. , Kennicutt II, M.C., Wade T.L. 2010. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Antarctica: Past, Present and Future. XXXI SCAR Open Science Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 3-6, 2010

Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., Kennicutt, M.C., Klein, A.G., Palmer, T.A. 2010. Contaminents in sediments and tissues from Winter Quarters Bay, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Open Science Conference CD-ROM. Abstract number 815, 1 pp. XXXI SCAR Open Science Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 3-6, 2010.

Klein, A.G., Sweet, S.T., Palmer, T.A., Wade, T.L. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. Spatial patterns of selected metals in the terrestrial environment at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference, Oslo, Norway, June 8-10, 2010.

Sweet, S.T., Wade, T.L., Klein, A.G., Palmer, T.A. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. Long term monitoring of human impacts to the terrestrial environment at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference, Oslo, Norway, June 8-10, 2010.

Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., Klein, A.G., Palmer, T.A. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. Human dimension: Bioavailability of contaminants in Winter Quarters Bay, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference, Oslo, Norway, June 8-10, 2010.

Klein, A.G. 2010. Human Impacts on the Local McMurdo Station Environment, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas-San Antonio. San Antonio, TX, April 9th, 2010

Palmer, T.A., P.A. Montagna, M.C. Kennicutt, L.J. Hyde, S.T. Sweet, T.L. Wade and A.G. Klein. 2010. Long-term Environmental Monitoring of the Macrobenthic Communities at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, 10–13 March 2010.

Palmer, T.A. 2009. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2009.

Klein, A.G. 2009. Human Impacts on the Local McMurdo Environment a 2009 State of the Environment Update. Wednesday Science Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. December 3rd, 2009.

Palmer, T.A. 2008. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2008.

Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J. L, Klein, A.G. and Kennicutt, M. C. 2008. Bioavailability of Contaminants in Winter Quarters Bay, McMurdo Station Antarctica. SETAC 29th Annual Meeting, Tampa Florida, November 16-20, 2008.

Klein, A.G., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., Denoux, G.J., Palmer, T.A., Morehead, S. Hyde, L.J., Gossmann, A.M. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. 2008. Spatial variation in trace metal concentrations at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 8-11, 2008 Abstract S5.5/O08.

Palmer, T.A, Montagna, P.A., Sweet, S.T., Wade, T.L., Denoux, G.J., Sericano, J.L., Klein, A.G., Morehead, S. Hyde, L.J., Gossmann, A.M. and Kennicutt, M.C. II. 2008. Long-term observations of marine communities adjacent to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 8-11, 2008 Abstract S5.5/O07.

Kennicutt, M.C. II, Montagna, P.A., Wade, T. and Klein, A.G. 2008. Long–Term Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Keynote Address. 6th International Conference on Contaminants in Freezing Ground. Fairlee, Vermont, June 22-26, 2008.

Palmer, T.A. 2007. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2007.

Klein, A.G. 2007. Mud and Muck Six years of Environmental Monitoring of Human Impact at McMurdo Station. Wednesday Science Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. November 28th, 2007

Wade, T.L., S.T. Sweet, G.J. Denoux, A. Klein and M.C. Kennicutt. 2007. Long Term Environmental Monitoring Program McMurdo Station Antarctica: Soils. SETAC 28th Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, November 11-15, 2007, p. 207-208.

Wade, T.L., 2007. Texas A&M Studies at McMurdo Station Antarctica. Presentation at Carriage Inn Retirement Community Center, Bryan Texas, May 15, 2007.

Palmer, T.A. 2006. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2006.

Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J. L, Denoux, G., Klein, A.G. Kennicutt, M. C and Wade T. L. 2006. Spatial and Temporal Variability of Contamination in the Marine Environment at McMurdo Station Antarctica. SETAC 27ed Annual Meeting, Montreal Canada, November 6-9, 2006.

Klein, A.G. 2006. Long-term environmental monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, studying 50-years of human impact. Ohio State University Environmental Science Graduate Program Seminar, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 20, 2006.

Kennicutt, M.C., Klein, A. Montagna, P. and Wade T. L. 2006. US Antarctica Program Long Term Environmental Monitoring Program Future Directions and Discussion, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, October 13, 2006.

Klein, A.G. Kennicutt, M.C. II, Montagna, P., Sericano, J. Sweet, S., Applebaum, S., Denoux, G., Palmer, T. and Gielstra, D. 2006. Terrestrial Physical Disturbance at McMurdo Station and Geospatial Analyses, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, October 13, 2006.

Wade, T. L, Sweet, S. T., Denoux G. J., Sericano, J. L. , Klein, A.G. and Kennicutt, M. C. 2006. Organic and Inorganic Contaminant Distributions McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, October 13, 2006

Palmer, T.A. 2005. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2005.

Klein, A.G. 2005. The Role of GIS in Long-Term Environmental Monitoring at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Seminar Programme School of Science and the Environment, Bath Spa University College, Bath England, March 16, 2005.

Klein, A.G. 2004. The use of GIS and remote sensing in Antarctic environmental monitoring activities, Presented at the 30th Congress of International Geographical Union, Glasgow, Scotland, August 16-20th

Palmer, T.A. 2004. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project” Presented at the Papamoa School, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, December 2004.

Morehead, S. and T.A. Palmer 2004. Island to Ice Education and Outreach Project Presented to Port Aransas Schools (High School and Elementary School), Port Aransas, TX, October 2004.

Klein, A.G., Kennicutt, M.C. II, Wolff, G.A., Sweet, S.T., Bloxom, T. and Gielstra D.A. 2004. An Environment Perspective on the Historical Growth of McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Presented at the centennial meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 14-19.

Sericano, J.L., M. Kennicutt, G. Denoux, Y. Qian, S. Sweet, T. Wade, and G. Wolff. Occurrence and congener profile of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in marine sediments from McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. SETAC 24th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November 9-13, 2003.

Sweet, S.T., J.L. Sericano, G. Denoux, D. Dielstra, A.G. Klein, M.C. Kennicutt II, Y. Qian, T.L. Wade, and G. Wolff. Novel TPH pattern detected in samples from McMurdo Station, Antarctica. SETAC 24th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November 9-13, 2003.

Klein, A.G. 2001. Spatial and Temporal Scales of Human Disturbance - McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Crary Science Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica, December 19, 2001.

Kennicutt, M.C. II, A. Klein, P.A. Montagna, G.A. Wolff, G.J. Denoux, D. Alsup-Giestra, J. hinton, S. Moorehead, J.L. Sericano, S.T. Sweet, and T.L. Wade. 2001. Spatial and Temporal Scales of Human Disturbance, McMurdo, Antarctica. SCAR Biology Symposium, Amsterdam, August 26-31, 2001

Klein, A.G., 2001. Historical snow cover changes in the southern portion of Ross, Island Antarctica, 58th Annual Eastern Snow Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, May 17-19, 2001.

Klein, A.G., Gielstra, D.A., Kennicutt, M.I. and Wolff, G.A., 2001. Developing an environmental monitoring system for McMurdo Station, Antarctica, using GIS and remote sensing, 97th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York, February 27-March 3, 2001.

Klein, A.G. 2000. Local Environmental Impacts of Science and Operations, McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Sunday Science Lecture Series, McMurdo Station, Antarctica, December 10, 2000.

Kennicutt, M.C. II, Alsup, D.L. and Klein, A.G. 2000. Spatial and temporal scales of human disturbance – McMurdo Station, Antarctic. Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. September 18, 2000.

Sericano, J.L., M.C. Kennicutt II, T.L. Wade, J.S. Oliver, S.J. McDonald, and J.M. Brooks. 1994. Extent of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Contamination in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. AGU/ASLO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 21-25, 1994

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