Vrbická K, Kohler TJ, Falteisek L, Hawkings JR, Vinšová P, Bulínová M, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Hofer S, Kellerman AM, Holt AD, Cameron KA, Schön M, Wadham JL, Stibal M (2022) Catchment characteristics and seasonality control the composition of microbial assemblages exported from three outlet glaciers of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Frontiers in Microbiology 13:1035197 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.1035197

Vinšová P, Kohler TJ, Simpson MJ, Hajdas I, Yde JC, Falteisek L, Žárský JD, Yuan T, Tejnecký V, Mercl F, Hood E, Stibal M (2022) The biogeochemical legacy of Arctic subglacial sediments exposed by glacier retreat. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 36:e2021GB007126 doi: 10.1029/2021GB007126

Žárský J, Žárský V, Hanáček M, Žárský V (2022) Cryogenian glacial habitats as a plant terrestrialisation cradle – the origin of the Anydrophytes and Zygnematophyceae split. Frontiers in Plant Science 12:735020 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.735020

Rozwalak P, Podkowa P, Buda J, Niedzielski P, Kawecki S, Ambrosini R, Azzoni RS, Baccolo G, Ceballos JL, Cook J, Di Mauro B, Ficetola GF, Franzetti A, Ignatiuk D, Klimaszyk P, Łokas E, Ono M, Parnikoza I, Pietryka M, Pittino F, Poniecka E, Porazinska DL, Richter D, Schmidt SK, Sommers P, Souza-Kasprzyk J, Stibal M, Szczuciński W, Uetake J, Wejnerowski Ł, Yde J, Takeuchi N, Zawierucha K (2022) Cryoconite – from minerals and organic matter to bioengineered sediments on glacier’s surfaces. Science of the Total Environment 807:150874 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150874


Hatton JE, Hendry KR, Hawkings JR, Wadham JL, Benning LG, Blukis R, Roddatis V, Ng HC, Wang T (2021) Physical weathering by glaciers enhances silicon mobilisation and isotopic fractionation. Geochemical Perspectives Letters 19:7–12 doi: 10.7185/geochemlet.2126

Irvine-Fynn TDL, Edwards A, Stevens IT, Mitchell AC, Bunting P, Box JE, Cameron KA, Cook JM, Naegeli K, Rassner SME, Ryan JC, Stibal M, Williamson CJ, Hubbard A (2021) Storage and export of microbial biomass across the western Greenland Ice Sheet. Nature Communications 12:3960 doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-24040-9

Hawkings JR, Linhoff BS, Wadham JL, Stibal M, Lamborg CH, Carling GT,
Lamarche-Gagnon G, Kohler TJ, Ward R, Hendry KR, Falteisek L, Kellerman AM, Cameron K, Hatton JE, Tingey S, Holt A, Vinšová P, Hofer S, Bulínová M, Větrovský T, Meire L, Spencer RGM (2021) Large meltwater source of mercury from the southwestern margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Nature Geoscience 14:496-502 doi: 10.1038/s41561-021-00753-w

Novotná Jaroměřská T, Trubač J, Zawierucha K, Vondrovicová L, Devetter M, Žárský JD (2021) Stable isotopic composition of top consumers in Arctic cryoconite holes: revealing divergent roles in a supraglacial trophic network. Biogeosciences 18:1543–1557 doi: 10.5194/bg-18-1543-2021

Zawierucha K, Porazinska DL, Ficetola GF, Ambrosini R, Baccolo G, Buda J, Ceballos JL, Devetter M, Dial R, Franzetti A, Fuglewicz U, Gielly L, Łokas E, Janko K, Novotná Jaroměřská T, Kościński A, Kozłowska A, Ono M, Parnikoza I, Pittino F, Poniecka E, Sommers P, Schmidt SK, Shain D, Sikorska S, Uetake J, Takeuchi N (2021) A hole in the nematosphere: tardigrades and rotifers dominate the cryoconite hole environment, whereas nematodes are missing. Journal of Zoology 313:18−36 doi: 10.1111/jzo.12832


Hawkings JR, Skidmore ML, Wadham JL, Priscu JC, Morton PL, Hatton JE, Gardner CB, Kohler TJ, Stibal M, Bagshaw EA, Steigmeyer A, Barker J, Dore JE, Lyons WB, Tranter M, Spencer RGM (2020) Enhanced trace element mobilization by Earth’s ice sheets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117:31648-31659 doi: 10.1073/pnas.2014378117

Cameron KA, Müller O, Stibal M, Edwards A, Jacobsen CS (2020) Glacial microbiota are hydrologically connected and temporally variable. Environmental Microbiology 22:3172–3187 doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.15059

Zawierucha K, Buda J, Novotná Jaroměřská T, Janko K, Gasiorek P (2020) Integrative approach reveals new species of water bears (Pilatobius, Grevenius, and Acutuncus) from Arctic cryoconite holes, with the discovery of hidden lineages of Hypsibius. Zoologischer Anzeiger 289:141−165 doi:10.1016/j.jcz.2020.09.004

Stibal M, Bradley JA, Edwards A, Hotaling S, Zawierucha K, Rosvold J, Lutz S, Cameron KA, Mikucki JA, Kohler TJ, Šabacká M, Anesio AM (2020) Glacial ecosystems are essential to understanding biodiversity responses to glacier retreat. Nature Ecology and Evolution 4:686–687 doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1163-0

Kohler TJ, Vinšová P, Falteisek L, Žárský JD, Yde JC, Hatton JE, Hawkings JR, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Hood E, Cameron KA, Stibal M (2020) Patterns in microbial assemblages exported from the meltwater of Arctic and sub-Arctic glaciers. Frontiers in Microbiology 11:669 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00669

Kellerman AM, Hawkings JR, Wadham JL, Kohler TJ, Stibal M, Grater E, Marshall M, Hatton JE, Beaton A, Spencer RGM (2020) Glacier outflow dissolved organic matter as a window into seasonally changing carbon sources: Leverett Glacier, Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125:e2019JG005161 doi: 10.1029/2019JG005161


Gokul JK, Cameron KA, Irvine-Fynn TDL, Cook JM, Hubbard A, Stibal M, Hegarty M, Mur LAJ, Edwards A (2019) Illuminating the dynamic rare biosphere of the Greenland Ice Sheet’s Dark Zone. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95:fiz177 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiz177

Cavaco MA, St. Louis VL, Engel K, St. Pierre KA, Schiff SL, Stibal M, Neufeld JD (2019) Freshwater microbial community diversity in a rapidly changing High Arctic watershed. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95:fiz161 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiz161

Hatton JE, Hendry KR, Hawkings JR, Wadham JL, Opfergelt S, Kohler TJ, Yde JC, Stibal M, Žárský JD (2019) Silicon isotopes in Arctic and sub-Arctic glacial meltwaters: the role of subglacial weathering in the silicon cycle. Proceedings of the Royal Society A 475:20190098 doi: 10.1098/rspa.2019.0098

Williamson CJ, Cameron KA, Cook JM, Zarsky JD, Stibal M, Edwards A (2019) Glacier algae: a dark past and a darker future. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:524 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00524

Yde JC, Žárský JD, Kohler TJ, Knudsen NT, Gillespie MK, Stibal M (2019) Kuannersuit Glacier revisited: Constraining ice dynamics, landform formations and glaciomorphological changes in the early quiescent phase following the 1995-98 surge event. Geomorphology 330:89–99 doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2019.01.012

Hatton JE, Hendry KR, Hawkings JR, Wadham JL, Kohler TJ, Stibal M, Beaton AD, Bagshaw EA, Telling J (2019) Investigation of subglacial weathering under the Greenland Ice Sheet using silicon isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 247:191–206 doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.12.033

Lamarche-Gagnon G, Wadham JL, Sherwood Lollar B, Arndt S, Fietzek P, Beaton AD, Tedstone AJ, Telling J, Bagshaw EA, Hawkings JR, Kohler TJ, Zarsky JD, Mowlem MC, Anesio AM, Stibal M (2019) Greenland melt drives continuous export of methane from the ice-sheet bed. Nature 565:73–77 doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0800-0


Hawkings JR, Hatton JE, Hendry KR, de Souza GF, Wadham JL, Ivanovic R, Kohler TJ, Stibal M, Beaton A, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Tedstone A, Hain M, Bagshaw E, Pike J, Tranter M (2018) The global silicon cycle impacted by past ice sheets. Nature Communications 9:3210 doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05689-1

Kohler TJ, Stanish LF, Liptzin D, Barrett JE, McKnight DM (2018) Catch and release: Hyporheic retention and mineralization of N‐fixing Nostoc sustains downstream microbial mat biomass in two polar desert streams. Limnology and Oceanography Letters 3:357–364 doi: 10.1002/lol2.10087

Žárský JD, Kohler TJ, Yde JC, Falteisek L, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Hawkings JR, Hatton JE, Stibal M (2018) Prokaryotic assemblages in suspended and subglacial sediments within a glacierized catchment on Qeqertarsuaq (Disko Island), west Greenland. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94:fiy100 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiy100

Ryan JC, Hubbard A, Stibal M, Irvine-Fynn TD, Cook J, Smith LC, Cameron K, Box J (2018) Dark zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet controlled by distributed biologically-active impurities. Nature Communications 9:1065 doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03353-2


Stibal M, Box JE, Cameron KA, Langen PL, Yallop ML, Mottram RH, Khan AL, Molotch NP, Chrismas NAM, Calì Quaglia F, Remias D, Smeets CJPP, van den Broeke MR, Ryan JC, Hubbard A, Tranter M, van As D, Ahlstrøm AP (2017) Algae drive enhanced darkening of bare ice on the Greenland ice sheet. Geophysical Research Letters 44:11463–11471 doi: 10.1002/2017GL075958

Kociolek JP, Kopalová K, Hamsher SE, Kohler TJ, Van de Vijver B, Convey P, McKnight DM (2017) Freshwater diatom biogeography and the genus Luticola: an extreme case of endemism in Antarctica. Polar Biology 40:1185-1196 doi: 10.1007/s00300-017-2090-7

Hauptmann AL, Sicheritz-Pontén T, Cameron KA, Bælum J, Plichta D, Dalgaard M, Stibal M (2017) Contamination of the Arctic reflected in microbial metagenomes from the Greenland ice sheet. Environmental Research Letters 12:074019 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa7445

Stibal M, Bradley JA, Box JE (2017) Ecological modelling of the supraglacial ecosystem: a process-based perspective. Frontiers in Earth Science 5:52 doi: 10.3389/feart.2017.00052

Kohler TJ, Žárský JD, Yde JC, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Hawkings JR, Tedstone AJ, Wadham JL, Box JE, Beaton AD, Stibal M (2017) Carbon dating reveals a seasonal progression in the source of particulate organic carbon exported from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters 44:6209–6217 doi: 10.1002/2017GL073219

Ryan JC, Hubbard A, Irvine-Fynn TD, Doyle SH, Cook JM, Stibal M, Box JE (2017) How robust are in-situ observations for validating satellite derived albedo over the Greenland Ice Sheet? Geophysical Research Letters 44:6218–6225 doi: 10.1002/2017GL073661

Ryan JC, Hubbard A, Box J, Brough S, Cameron K, Cook JM, Cooper M, Doyle SH, Edwards A, Holt T, Irvine-Fynn T, Jones C, Pitcher LH, Rennermalm ÅK, Smith LC, Stibal M, Snooke N (2017) Derivation of high spatial resolution albedo from UAV digital imagery: application over the Greenland Ice Sheet. Frontiers in Earth Science 5:40 doi: 10.3389/feart.2017.00040

Cameron KA, Stibal M, Olsen NS, Mikkelsen AB, Elberling B, Jacobsen CS (2017) Potential activity of subglacial microbiota transported to anoxic river delta sediments. Microbial Ecology 74:6-9 doi: 10.1007/s00248-016-0926-2

Cameron KA, Stibal M, Chrismas N, Box J, Jacobsen CS (2017) Nitrate addition has minimal short-term affects on Greenland ice sheet supraglacial prokaryotes. Environmental Microbiology Reports 9:144–150 doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12510

Cameron KA, Stibal M, Hawkings JR, Mikkelsen AB, Telling J, Kohler TJ, Gözdereliler E, Zarsky JD, Wadham JL, Jacobsen CS (2017) Meltwater export of prokaryotic cells from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Environmental Microbiology 19:524–534 doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13483

Nedbalová L, Mihál M, Kvíderová J, Procházková L, Řezanka T, Elster J (2017) Identity, ecology and ecophysiology of planktic green algae dominating in ice-covered lakes on James Ross Island (northeastern Antarctic Peninsula). Extremophiles 21:187–200 doi: 10.1007/s00792-016-0894-y

Řezanka T, Nedbalová L, Lukavský J, Střížek A, Sigler K (2017) Pilot cultivation of the green alga Monoraphidium sp. producing a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids in low-temperature environment. Algal Research 22:160–165 doi: 10.1016/j.algal.2016.12.017


Jehlička J, Culka A, Nedbalová L (2016) Colonization of snow by microorganisms as revealed using miniature Raman spectrometers—possibilities for detecting carotenoids of psychrophiles on Mars? Astrobiology 16:1-12 doi: 10.1089/ast.2016.1487

Hauptmann AL, Markussen TN, Stibal M, Olsen NS, Elberling B, Bælum J, Sicheritz-Pontén T, Jacobsen CS (2016) Upstream freshwater and terrestrial sources are differentially reflected in the bacterial community structure along a small Arctic river and its estuary. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1474 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01474

Van Horn DJ, Wolf CR, Colman DR, Jiang X, Kohler TJ, McKnight DM, Stanish LF, Yazzie T, Takacs-Vesbach CD (2016) Patterns of bacterial biodiversity in the glacial meltwater streams of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92:fiw148 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiw148

O‘Donnell EC, Wadham JL, Lis GP, Tranter M, Pickard AE, Stibal M, Dewsbury P, Fitzsimons S (2016) Identification and analysis of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon in subglacial basal ice ecosystems by ion chromatography. Biogeosciences 13:3833–3846  doi:10.5194/bg-13-3833-2016

Kohler TJ, Van Horn DJ, Darling JP, Takacs-Vesbach CD, McKnight DM (2016) Nutrient treatments alter microbial mat colonization in two glacial meltwater streams from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92:fiw049 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiw049

Sakaeva A, Sokol ER, Kohler TJ, Stanish LF, Spaulding SA, Howkins A, Welch KA, Lyons WB, Barrett JE, McKnight DM (2016) Evidence for dispersal and habitat controls on pond diatom communities from the McMurdo Sound Region of Antarctica. Polar Biology doi:10.1007/s00300-016-1901-6

Vonnahme TR, Devetter M, Žárský JD, Šabacká M, Elster J (2016) Controls on microalgal community structures in cryoconite holes upon high-Arctic glaciers, Svalbard. Biogeosciences 13:659–674 doi:10.5194/bg-13-659-2016

Elster J, Nedbalová L, Vodrážka R, Láska K, Haloda J, Komárek J (2016) Unusual biogenic calcite structures in two shallow lakes, James Ross Island, Antarctica. Biogeosciences 13:535-549 doi:10.5194/bg-13-535-2016

Medová H, Koblížek M, Elster J, Nedbalová L (2016) Abundance of aerobic anoxygenic bacteria in freshwater lakes on James Ross Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Antarctic Science 28:101-102 doi:10.1017/S0954102015000590

Cameron KA, Stibal M, Zarsky JD, Gözdereliler E, Schostag M, Jacobsen CS (2016) Supraglacial bacterial community structures vary across the Greenland ice sheet. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92:fiv164  doi:10.1093/femsec/fiv164


Stibal M, Gözdereliler E, Cameron KA, Box JE, Stevens IT, Gokul JK, Schostag M, Zarsky JD, Edwards A, Irvine-Fynn TDL, Jacobsen CS (2015) Microbial abundance in surface ice on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:225 doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00225