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2019

The Arctic Traits Database – a repository of Arctic benthic invertebrate traits

Degen R. and Faulwetter F.
Earth Syst. Sci. Data 11, 301-321. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-301-2019

Power of Rhythms – Trains and Work along the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) in Siberia

Kuklina, Vera/Saxinger, Gertrude/Povoroznyuk, Olga
Polar Geography Journal

Historical factors associated with past environments influence the biogeography of thermophilic endospores in Arctic marine sediments

Hanson CH/Müller AL/Loy A/Dona C/Appel R/Jørgensen BB/Hubert CRJ
Front Microbiol. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00245

2018

Atmospheric influences on the anomalous 2016 Antarctic Sea Ice decay

Schlosser, E./F. A. Haumann/M. N. Raphael
The Cryosphere, 12, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1103-2018. https://www.the-cryosphere.net/12/1103/2018/

Spatial and temporal variability of sea-salts in ice cores and snow pits from Fimbul Ice Shelf, Antarctica

Vega, C./E. Isaksson/E. Schlosser/D. Divine/T. Martma/R. Mulvaney/A. Eichler/M. Schwikowski
The Cryosphere, 12, 1681-1697. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1103-2018. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-148

Community Based Partcipatory Research as a Long-Term Process: Reflexions on Becoming Partners in Understanding Social Dimensions of Mining in the Yukon

Saxinger, G. and  First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun
The Northern Review, 47: 187–207

Bacterial interactions during sequential degradation of cyanobacterial necromass in a sulfidic arctic marine sediment

Müller AL/Pelikan C/de Rezende JR/Wasmund K/Putz M/Glombitza C/Kjeldsen KU/Jørgensen BB/Loy A
Environ. Microbiol. 20: 2927–2940. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14297

Circumpolar patterns of potential mean annual ground temperature based on surface state obtained from microwave satellite data

Kroisleitner, C./Bartsch, A./Bergstedt, H.
The Cryosphere 12, 2349-2370, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2349-2018

Evaluation of a MetOp ASCAT‐Derived Surface Soil Moisture Product in Tundra Environments

Högström, E., Heim, B., Bartsch, A., Pointner, G.
JGR Earth Surface 123(12), 3190-3205. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JF004658

The role of lake size and local phenomena for monitoring ground-fast lake ice

Bartsch, A./Pointer, G./Forbes, B./Kumpula, T.
In International Journal of Remote Sensing, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2018.1519281.

Social Impacts of Non-Renewable Resource Development on Indigenous Communities in Alaska, Greenland, and Russia

Schweitzer, Peter/Florian Stammler/Cecilie Ebsen/Aytalina Ivanova/Irina Litvina
In Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic, C. Southcott/F. Abele/D. Natcher/B. Parlee, eds. New York: Routledge, pp. 42-64.

Memories of a Socialist Construction Project: Identity Building and the Politics of Emotions along the Baikal-Amur Mainline

Povoroznyuk, Olga
Sibirica, 18 (1)

In limbo between state and corporate responsibility: Transport infrastructure in the oil village Verkhnemarkovo, Irkutskaya Oblast in Russia

Saxinger, Gertrude/Krasnosthanova, Natalia/Illmeier, Gertraud.
IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 190 012062, http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/190/1/012062

Trait-based approaches in rapidly changing ecosystems: A roadmap to the future polar oceans

Degen, R./Aune, M./Bluhm, B. A./Cassidy, C./Kędra, M./Kraan, C./Vandepitte, L./Włodarska-Kowalczuk, M./Zhulay, I./Albano, P. G./Bremner, J./Grebmeier, J. M./Link, H./Morata, N./Nordström, M. C./Shojaei, M. G./Sutton, L./Zuschin, M.
Ecological Indicators 91
doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.04.050

The role of lake size and local phenomena for monitoring ground-fast lake ice

Georg Pointner/Annett Bartsch/Bruce C. Forbes/Timo Kumpula
International Journal of Remote Sensing
doi: 10.1080/01431161.2018.1519281

Circumpolar patterns of potential mean annual ground temperature based on surface state obtained from microwave satellite data

Christine Kroisleitner/Annett Bartsch/Helena Bergstedt
The Cryosphere 12
doi: 10.5194/tc-12-2349-2018

Terrestrial CDOM in Lakes of Yamal Peninsula: Connection to Lake and Lake Catchment Properties

Yury Dvornikov Marina Leibman/Birgit Heim/Annett Bartsch/Ulrike Herzschuh/Tatiana Skorospekhova/Irina Fedorova/Artem Khomutov/Barbara Widhalm/Anatoly Gubarkov/Sebastian Rößler
Remote Sensing 10(2)
doi: 10.3390/rs10020167

Dependence of C-Band Backscatter on Ground Temperature, Air Temperature and Snow Depth in Arctic Permafrost Regions

Helena Bergstedt/Simon Zwieback/Annett Bartsch/Marina Leibman
Remote Sensing 10(1)
doi: 10.3390/rs10010142

2017

The life sulfuric: Microbial ecology of sulfur cycling in marine sediments

Wasmund K/Mußmann M/Loy A
Environ Microbiol Rep. 9: 323-344. doi: 1111/1758-2229.12538

In den Norden fernpendeln: Arbeitsmobilität im ruralen Baschkortostan, Russische Föderation

Öfner, Elisabeth
Dissertation, Universität Wien

The influence of the synoptic regime on stable water isotopes in precipitation at Dome C, Antarctica

Schlosser, E./A. Dittmann/B. Stenni/J. G. Powers/K.W. Manning/V. Masson-Delmotte/M. Valt/A. Cagnati/P. Grigioni/C. Scarchilli
The Cryosphere, https://www.the-cryosphere.net/11/2345/2017/

Review of regional Antarctic snow accumulation over the past 1000 years

Thomas, E./J. Melchior van Wessem/J. Roberts, E. Isaksson/Elisabeth Schlosser/TJ Fudge/P. Vallelonga/B. Medley/J. Lenaerts/N. Bertler/M. R. van den Broeke/D. A. Dixon/M. Frezzotti/B. Stenni/M. Curran/A. A. Ekaykin
Climate of the Past, https://www.clim-past.net/13/1491/2017/

2016

Hunters and Gatherers in the Industrialised World (Editorial)

Seidl, Gregor/Saxinger, Gertrude
Journal für Entwicklungspolitik XXXII (4): 4-16.

Introduction

Hossain, Kamrul/Roncero Martin, J. Miguel/Petrétei, Anna/Holienčin, Filip
In: Hussain K. et al. (eds) Indigenous peoples of the North and human security. Leiden: Brill

Constructing Arctic security: an inter-disciplinary approach to understanding security in the Barents region

Hossain, Kamrul/Zojer, Gerald/Greaves, Wilfrid/Roncero, J. Miguel/Sheehan, Michael
Polar Record: 1-15.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0032247416000693

Planetary Protection and Mars Special Regions—A Suggestion for Updating the Definition

Rettberg Petra, Anesio Alexandre M., Baker Victor R., Baross John A., Cady Sherry L., Detsis Emmanouil, Foreman Christine M., Hauber Ernst, Ori Gian Gabriele, Pearce David A., Renno Nilton O., Ruvkun Gary, Sattler Birgit, Saunders Mark P., Smith David H., Wagner Dirk, and Westall Frances
Astrobiology 16(2): 119-125
doi:10.1089/ast.2016.1472

Aerobiology Over Antarctica – A New Initiative for Atmospheric Ecology

Pearce DA, Alekhina IA, Terauds A, Wilmotte A, Quesada A, Edwards A, Dommergue A, Sattler B, Adams BJ, Magalhães C, Chu W-L, Lau MCY, Cary C, Smith DJ, Wall DH, Eguren G, Matcher G, Bradley JA, de Vera J-P, Elster J, Hughes KA, Cuthbertson L, Benning LG, Gunde-Cimerman N, Convey P, Hong SG, Pointing SB, Pellizari VH and Vincent WF
Front. Microbiol. 7:16.
doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00016

Activity and community structures of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in polar, temperate and tropical marine sediments

Robador A, Müller AL, Sawicka JE, Berry D, Hubert C, Loy A, Jørgensen BB, Brüchert V
ISME Journal. 10: 796–809
doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.157

Diversity analysis of sulfite- and sulfate-reducing microorganisms by multiplex dsrA and dsrB amplicon sequencing using new primers and mock community-optimized bioinformatics

Pelikan C, Herbold CW, Hausmann B, Müller AL, Pester M, and Loy A
Environ Microbiol. 18: 2994-3009
doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13139

Ecogenomics and potential biogeochemical impacts of globally abundant ocean viruses

Roux S, Brum JR, Dutilh BE, Sunagawa S, Duhaime MB, Loy A, Poulos BT, Solonenko N, Lara E, Poulain J, Pesant S, Kandels-Lewis S, Dimier C, Picheral M, Searson S, Cruaud C, Alberti A, Duarte CM, Gasol JM, Vaque D, Tara Oceans Coordinators, Bork P, Acinas SG, Wincker P, and Sullivan MB
Nature 537: 689–693
doi: 10.1038/nature19366

Unterwegs. Mobiles Leben in der Erdgas- und Erdölindustrie in Russlands Arktis /Мобильный образ жизни вахтовых рабочих нефтегазовой промышленности на Русском Крайнем Севере/Lives on the Move – Long-distance Commuting in the Northern Russian Petroleum Industry. With an extended summary in English and Russian

Saxinger, Gertrude
Wien/Weimar/Köln: Böhlau. http://www.boehlau-verlag.com/download/164125/978-3-205-79694-7_OpenAccess.pdf, 17/08/2016

Ready to go! The next generation of mobile highly skilled workforce in the Russian petroleum industry

Saxinger, G./Öfner, E., Shakirova, E., Ivanova, M., Yakolev, M., Gareyev, E.
The Extractive Industries and Society 3/3: 627-639.

Lured by oil and gas: Labour mobility, multi-locality and negotiating normality & extreme in the Russian Far North

Saxinger, Gertrude
The Extractive Industries and Society 3/1: 50-59

Infinite Travel: The Impact of Labor Conditions on Mobility Potential in the Northern Russian Petroleum Industry

Saxinger, Gertrude
Laruelle, M. (ed.): New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia’s Arctic Regions. London: Routledge: 85-103

Boom back or blow back? Growth strategies in mono-industrial resource towns – “east” & “west”

Saxinger, G./Petrov, A./Kuklina, V./Krasnostanova, N./Carson, D.A.
Taylor, A./Carson, D.B./Ensign, P./Huskey, L./Rasmussen, R./Saxinger, G. (eds.): Settlements at the Edge: Remote human settlements in developed nations. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing: 49-74

Can one see the Arctic from Vienna?

Schweitzer, P.
Hot Spots, Cultural Anthropology Website

A Statistical Test of Phase Closure to Detect Influences on DInSAR Deformation Estimates Besides Displacements and Decorrelation Noise: Two Case Studies in High-Latitude Regions

Zwieback, S., Liu, X., Antonova, S., Heim, B., Bartsch, A., Boike, J., Hajnsek, I.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,  DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2569435.

Geodatabase and WebGIS project for long-term permafrost monitoring at the Vaskiny Dachi research station, Yamal, Russia

Dvornikov, Y., Leibmann, M., Heim, B., Bartsch, A., Haas, A., Khomutov, A., Gubarkov, A., Mikhaylova, M., Mullanurov, D., Widhalm, B., Skorospekhova, T., Fedorova, I.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,  DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2569435.

Three-year monitoring of stable isotopes of precipitation at Concordia Station, East Antarctica

B. Stenni, C. Scarchilli, V. Masson-Delmotte, E. Schlosser, V. Ciardini, G. Dreossi, P. Grigioni, M. Bonazza, A. Cagnati, D. Karlicek, C. Risi, R. Udisti, M. Valt
The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-10-2415-2016

Surface mass balance and water stable isotopes derived from firn cores on three ice rises, Fimbul Ice Shelf, Antarctica

P. Vega, E. Schlosser, D. V. Divine, J. Kohler, T. Martma, A. Eichler, M. Schwikowski, and E. Isaksson
The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-10-2763-2016

Precipitation regime and stable isotopes at Dome Fuji, East Antarctica

Dittmann, A., E. Schlosser, V. Masson-Delmotte, J. G. Powers, K. W. Manning, M. Werner, and K. Fujita
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 6883-6900, doi:10.5194/acp-16-6883-2016.

A comparison of Antarctic Ice Sheet surface mass balance from atmospheric climate models and in situ observations

Wang, Y., M. Ding, J. M. Van Wessem, E. Schlosser, S. Altnau, M. R. van den Broeke, J. T. M. Lenaerts, E. R. Thomas, E. Isaksson, J. Wang, W. Sun
J. Climate EOR, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0642.1

Precipitation and synoptic regime in two extreme years 2009 and 2010 at Dome C, Antarctica – implications for ice core interpretation

Schlosser, E., B. Stenni, M. Valt, A. Cagnati, J. G. Powes, K. W. Manning, M. Raphael, M. G. Duda
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4757-4770, doi:10.5194/acpd-16-4757-2016.

2015

Endospores of thermophilic bacteria as tracers of microbial dispersal by ocean currents

Müller AL, de Rezende JR, Hubert C, Kjeldsen KU, Lagkouvardos I, Berry D, Jørgensen BB, and Loy A
ISME Journal. 8: 1153-1165. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2013.225.
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Behind the Scenes in Yukon Mining: Work, camp and family life in Yukon mining today

Saxinger, Gertrude
http://yukonresearch.yukoncollege.yk.ca/resda/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2014/05/LACE-folder.pdf

Climatic signals from 76 shallow firn cores in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica

Altnau, S., E. Schlosser, E. Isaksson, D. Divine
The Cryosphere (2015), 9, 925-944, doi:10.5194/tc-9-925-2015

Brief Communication: Future avenues for permafrost science from the perspective of early career researchers

Fritz, M., Deshpande, B. N., Bouchard, F., Högström, E., Malenfant-Lepage, J., Morgenstern, A., Nieuwendam, A., Oliva, M., Paquette, M., Rudy, A. C. A., Siewert, M. B., Sjöberg, Y., and Weege, S.
The Cryosphere (2015), 9, 1715-1720, doi:10.5194/tc-9-1715-2015
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Metabolic and trophic interactions modulate methane production by Arctic peat microbiota in response to warming

Alexander Tøsdal Tveit, Tim Urich, Peter Frenzel and Mette Marianne Svenning
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2015): 201420797
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2014

Recent climate tendencies on an East Antarctic ice shelf inferred from a shallow firn core network

Schlosser, E., H. Anschütz, D. Divine, T. Martma, A. Sinisalo, S. Altnau, E. Isaksson
J. Geophysic. Res. (2014), 119 (11) 6549-6562 doi:10.1002/2013JD020818

Phylogenetic and environmental diversity of DsrAB-type dissimilatory (bi)sulfite reductases

Müller AL, Kjeldsen KU, Rattei T, Pester M, and Loy A (2014)
ISME Journal. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.208.
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Site- and horizon-specific patterns of microbial community structure and enzyme activities in permafrost-affected soils of Greenland

Gittel A, Bárta J, Schnecker J, Kohoutová I, Wild B, Capek P, Kaiser C, Torsvik VL, Richter A, Schleper C, Urich T.
Frontiers in Microbiology 5, 541. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00541.
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Microbial community structure and functioning in marine sediments associated with diffuse hydrothermal venting assessed by integrated meta‐omics

Urich T, Lanzén A, Stokke R, Bayer C, Pedersen RB, Thorseth I, Schleper C, Steen IH, Øvreas L.
Environ Microbiol. (2014), 16(9):2699-710, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12283
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Russia’s long-distance commuters in the oil and gas industry: social mobility and current developments – an anthropological perspective from the Republic of Bashkortostan

Elisabeth Öfner
Journal of Rural and Community Development (2014), Special Issue: Community impacts from large oil and natural gas ventures in rural and remote areas
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Metatranscriptomic analysis of Arctic peat soil microbiota

Tveit, A., Urich, T., and Svenning, M.M.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2014). 80(18):5761. doi:10.1128/AEM.01030-14.
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Surface water inundation in the boreal-Arctic: potential impacts on regional methane emissions

Jennifer D Watts, John S Kimball, Annett Bartsch and Kyle C McDonald
Environ. Res. Lett. (2014) Volume 9, 075001
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Ich bin bereit – Die nächste Generation mobiler Fachkräfte in der russischen Erdgas- und Erdölindustrie

Gertrude Saxinger, Elisabeth Öfner, Elv‘ira Šakirova, Maria Ivanova, Maksim Yakovlev and Eduard Gareev
ASSA Journal (2014), Vol.2, pp. 1-24
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Effects of Soil Organic Matter Properties and Microbial Community Composition on Enzyme Activities in Cryoturbated Arctic Soils

Schnecker, J., Wild, B., Hofhansl, F., Alves, R. J. E., Bárta, J., Čapek, P., … & Richter, A.
PloS one, 9.4,2014, e94076
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2013

Vliyanie vakhtovogo metoda organizatsii proizvodsv na bazovie goroda Rossiyskogo severa: na primere goroda Vorkuty

The impact of long-distance commuting on the base towns of the Russian North: case study of Vorkuta
Nuykina, Elena (2013)
Izvestiya Komi Nauchnogo tsentra UrO RAN, N1 (13), pp. 107-116, 2013

Bodenschätze und Menschenschätze: Zur sozialen und materialen Situation der fossilen Rohstoffe in Nordwest-Sibirien im Kontext des Fernpendelns

Donecker et al. (Hg.), Beitrag von Gertrude Eilmsteiner-Saxinger
Wien: LIT Verlag (2013), Wege zum Norden: Wiener Forschungen zu Arktis und Subarktis, 23-43
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Assessment of spring floods and surface water exent over Yamalo-Nenets Atonomous District

Trofaier A. M., Bartsch, A., Rees, G. & M. Leibman
Environ. Res. Lett 8 045026 (2013), doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045026
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Distinct microbial communities associated with buried soils in the Siberian tundra

Gittel, A., Bárta, J., Kohoutová, I., Mikutta, R., Owens, S., Gilbert, J., … &∓ Urich, T.
The ISME Journal, 2013
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Nitrogen dynamics in Turbic Cryosols from Siberia and Greenland

Birgit Wild a,b,*, Jörg Schnecker a,b, Jirí Bárta c, Petr Capek c, Georg Guggenberger d,Florian Hofhansl a, Christina Kaiser a,e, Nikolaj Lashchinsky f, Robert Mikutta d,Maria Mooshammera, Hana Santrucková c, Olga Shibistova d,g, Tim Urich b,h, i,Sergey A. Zimov j, Andreas Richter
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 67 (2013): 85-93
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Early snowmelt events: detection, distribution, and significance in a major sub-arctic watershed

Kathryn Alese Semmens, Joan Ramage, Annett Bartsch and Glen E. Liston
Environmental Research Letters, March 2013, Volume 8, Number 1, 014020
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IASC Newsletter Spring 2013

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