Biologia i ekologia / Biology and ecology

Grebieniow A., Korczak-Abshire M., Gasek A., Górecka-Bruzda A., 2020, Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella) annual migration and temporal patterns of on-shore occurrence of leucistic individuals on King George Island,

Michielsen R.J., Ausems A.N.M.A., Jakubas D., Pętlicki M., Plenzler J., Shamoun-Baranes J., Wojczulanis-Jakubas K., 2019, Nest characteristics determine nest microclimate and affect breeding output in Antarctic seabird, the Wilson’s storm-petrel. PLoSONE 14(6): e0217708.

Gryz P., Gerlée A., Korczak-Abshire M. 2019. New breeding site and records of King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) on the King George Island (South Shetlands, Western Antarctic). Polar Record 54(4):275-283.

Wojczulanis-Jakubas K., Plenzler J., Jakubas D., 2019, Indications of contagious behaviours in the southern elephant seal: an observational study, Behaviour 156 (2019) 59–77.

Hinke J.T., Barbosa A., Emmerson L.M., Hart T., Juáres M.A., Korczak-Abshire M., Milinevsky G., Santos M.,  Trathan P.N., Watters G.M., Southwell C. 2018. Estimating nest-level phenology and reproductive success of colonial seabirds using time-lapse cameras. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, DOI:

Jefferson T. Hinke, Maria M. Santos, Malgorzata Korczak-Abshire, Gennadi Milinevsky, George M. Watters, Individual variation in migratory movements of chinstrap penguins leads to widespread occupancy of ice-free winter habitats over the continental shelf and deep ocean basins of the Southern Ocean,

Korczak-Abshire M., Zmarz A., Rodzewicz M., Kycko M., Karsznia I., Chwedorzewska K.J. 2018. Study of fauna population changes on Penguin Island and Turret Point Oasis (King George Island, Antarctica) using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Polar Biology, DOI:

Sierakowski K., Korczak-Abshire M., Jadwiszczak P. 2017. Changes in bird communities of Admiralty Bay, King George Island (West Antarctic): insights from monitoring data (1977–1996). Polish Polar Research, 38: 231–262, DOI:



Dąbski M., Zmarz A., Pabjanek P., Korczak-Abshire M., Karsznia I., Chwedorzewska K. 2017. UAV-Based detection and spatial analyses of periglacial landforms on Demay Point (King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica). Geomorphology, 290: 29-38, DOI:

Korczak-Abshire M., Zmarz A., Rodzewicz M., Kycko M., Karsznia I., Chwedorzewska K.J. 2018. Study of fauna population changes on Penguin Island and Turret Point Oasis (King George Island, Antarctica) using an unmanned aerial vehicle. Polar Biology, DOI:

Rodzewicz M., Głowacki D., Hajduk J. 2017. Some Dynamic Aspects of Photogrammetry Missions Performed by “PW-ZOOM” – the UAV from Warsaw University of Technology. Archive of Mechanical Engineering, VOL. LXIV 2017, DOI:

Rodzewicz M., Goraj Z., Tomaszewski A. 2018. Design and testing of three tailless unmanned aerial vehicle configurations built for surveillance in Antarctic environment. Proc IMechE Part G: J Aerospace Engineering, DOI:

Zmarz A., Rodzewicz M., Dabski M., Karsznia .I, Korczak-Abshire M., Chwedorzewska K.J. 2018. Application of UAV BVLOS remote sensing data for multi-faceted analysis of Antarctic ecosystem. Remote Sensing of Environment, 217: 375–388, DOI:


Glacjologia / Glaciology

Pętlicki M. 2017. Inferring Subglacial Topography of the Emerald Icefalls (King George Island, Antarctica) from Ice Surface Terrestrial Laser Scanning. First Internetional Symposium on Geoscince and Remote Sensing. PG. XXXX.XXX. Valdivia, Chile, June 15-16, 2017.

Pętlicki M, Sziło J, MacDonell S, Vivero S, Bialik RJ. 2017. Recent Deceleration of the Ice Elevation Change of Ecology Glacier (King George Island, Antarctica). Remote Sensing, 9, 520, DOI:

Podgórski J, Pętlicki M, Kinnard C. 2018. Revealing recent calving activity of a tidewater glacier with terrestrial LiDAR reflection intensity. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 151:  288–301, DOI:

Pudełko R, Angiel PA, Potocki M, Jędrejek A, Kozak M. 2018. Fluctuation of glacial retreat rates in the Eastern part of Warszawa Icefield, King George Island, Antarctica, 1979–2018. Remote Sensing, DOI:


Hydrologia, skład chemiczny wody i gleby / Hydrology, water and soil chemistry

Potapowicz J., Szumińska D., Szopińska M., Bialik R.J., Machowiak K., Chmiel S., Polkowska Ż., 2020, Seashore sediment and water chemistry at the Admiralty Bay (King George Island, Maritime Antarctica) – Geochemical analysis and correlations between the concentrations of chemical species,

Szopińska M., Szumińska D., Bialik R.J., Dymerski T., Rosenberg E., Polkowska Ż., 2019, Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other organic pollutants in freshwaters on the western shore of Admiralty Bay (King George Island, Maritime Antarctica), Environmental Science and Pollution Research 26(18):18143–18161,

Potapowicz J., Szumińcka D., Szopińska M., Polkowska Ż., 2019, The influence of global climate change on the environmental fate of anthropogenic pollution released from the permafrost Part I. Case study of Antarctica. Science of the Total Environment, 651: 1534-1548, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.168

Krogulec E., Krogulec T., Małecki J., Pietrzykowski P., Dobaka P. 2018. Hydrogeological characteristics of aquifer near Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station on King George Island (South Shetland Islands), Antarctica. Polar Science, 16: 68–77, DOI:

Łachacz A., Kalisz B., Giełwanowska I., Olech M., Chwedorzewska K.J., Kellmann-Sopyła W. 2018. Nutrient abundance and variability from soils in the coast of king George Island. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2018, 18 (2), 294-311

Sziło J., Bialik R. 2018. Grain Size Distribution of Bedload Transport in a Glaciated Catchment (Baranowski Glacier, King George Island, Western Antarctica). Water, DOI:

Sziło J., Bialik R.J. 2017. Bedload transport in two creeks at the ice-free area of the Baranowski Glacier, King George Island, West Antarctica. Polish Polar Research, 38: 21–39, DOI:

Szopińska M., Szumińska  D., Bialik R.J., Chmiel S., Plenzler J., Polkowska Ż. 2018. Impact of a newly-formed periglacial environment and other factors on fresh water chemistry at the western shore of Admiralty Bay in the summer of 2016 (King George Island, Maritime Antarctica). Science of the Total Environment, 613–614: 619–634, DOI:

Szymczak  E. 2017. Particle Size Characteristics of Fluvial Suspended Sediment in Proglacial Streams, King George Island, South Shetland Island. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science,  95, 022015, DOI:


Mikrobiologia / Microbiology

Grzesiak J., Kaczyńska A., Gawor J., Żuchniewicz K., Aleksandrzak-Piekarczyk T., Gromadka R., Zdanowski M.K., 2020, A smelly business: Microbiology of Adélie penguin guano (Point Thomas rookery, Antarctica),

Ciok A., Budzik K., Zdanowski M.K., Gawor J., Grzesiak J., Decewicz P., Gromadka R., Bartosik D.,  Dziewit Ł. 2018. Plasmids of psychrotolerant Polaromonas spp. isolated from Arctic and Antarctic glaciers – diversity and role in adaptation to polar environments. Frontiers in Microbiology, DOI:

Romaniuk K., Ciok A., Decewicz P., Uhrynowski W., Budzik K., Nieckarz M., Pawlowska J., Zdanowski M.K., Bartosik D., Dziewit L. 2018. Insight into heavy metal resistome of soil psychrotolerant bacteria originating from King George Island (Antarctica). Polar Biology, DOI:

Białkowska A.M. , Szulczewska K.M.,  Krysiak J.,  Florczak T.,  Grome E.,  Kassassir H.,  Kur J.,  Turkiewicz M. 2017. Genetic and biochemical characterization of yeasts isolated from Antarctic soil samples. Polar Biology, DOI:

Mieczan  T., Adamczuk M., Tarkowska-Kukuryk M. 2017. Ecology of ciliates in microbial mats in meltwater streams, King George Island, maritime Antarctica. Polar Biology, 40: 1071–1083, DOI:

Zdanowski  M.K., Bogdanowicz A., Gawor J., Gromadka R., Wolicka D., Grzesiak J. 2017. Enrichment of Cryoconite Hole Anaerobes: Implications for the Subglacial Microbiome. Microbial Ecology, 73:532–538, DOI:


Gatunki obce / Non-native species

Rudak A., Wódkiewicz M., Znój A., Chwedorzewska K.J., Galera H., 2018, Plastic biomass allocation as a trait increasing the invasiveness  of annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.) in Antarctica, Polar Biology (2018), DOI:

Potocka M., Krzemińska E. 2018. Trichocera maculipennis (Diptera) – an invasive species in Maritime Antarctica.  PeerJ 6:e5408. DOI:

Galera H., Chwedorzewska K.J., Korczak‑Abshire M., Wódkiewicz M. 2018. What affects the probability of biological invasions in Antarctica? Using an expanded conceptual framework to anticipate the risk of alien species expansion. Biodiversity and Conservation, DOI:

Znój A., Chwedorzewska K.J., Androsiuk P., Cuba-Diaz M., Giełwanowska I., Koc J., Korczak-Abshire M., Grzesiak J., Zmarz A. 2017. Rapid environmental changes in the western Antarctic Peninsula Region due to climate change and human activity, Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 15(4):525-539, DOI:

Galera  H., Wódkiewicz M., Czyż E., Łapiński S., Kowalska M.E., Pasik M., Rajner M., Bylina P., Chwedorzewska K.J. 2017. First step to eradication of Poa annua L. from Point Thomas Oasis (King George Island, South Shetlands, Antarctica). Polar Biology, 40: 939–94, DOI:

Wódkiewicz  M., Chwedorzewska K.J., Bednarek P.T., Znój A., Androsiuk P., Galera H. 2017. How much of the invader’s genetic variability can slip between our fingers? A case study of secondary dispersal of Poa annua on King George Island (Antarctica). Ecology and Evolution, DOI:


Zbiorowiska bentosowe / Sea bottom communities

Potocka  M., Kidawa  A., Panasiuk  A., Bielecka  L., Wawrzynek-Borejko  J., Patuła  W., Wójcik  K.A., Plenzler  J., Janecki  T., Bialik  R.J., 2019, The Effect of Glacier Recession on Benthic and Pelagic Communities: Case Study in Herve Cove, Antarctica.  Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 7: 285.

Krzemińska M., Kukliński P. 2018. Biodiversity patterns of rock encrusting fauna from the shallow sublittoral of the Admiralty Bay. Marine Environmental Research, 139: 169–181, DOI:

Jażdżewska  A.M., Siciński J. 2017. Assemblages and habitat preferences of soft bottom Antarctic Amphipoda: Admiralty Bay case study. Polar Biology, DOI:

Kukliński P., Balazy P., Krzemińska M., Bielecka L. 2017. Species pool structure explains patterns of Antarctic rock-encrusting organism recruitmen. Polar Biology, 40: 2475–2487, DOI:

Pabis  K., Sobczyk R. 2017. Eulalia  picta  Kinberg,  1866  –  tube  builder  or  specialized predator? Polish Polar Research, 38, 485–491, DOI:

Zemko  K., Pabis K., Siciński J., Błażewicz M. 2017. Low abundance and high species richness: the structure of the soft-bottom isopod fauna of a West Antarctic glacial fjord. Polar Biology, 40: 2187-2199, DOI:

Zemko  K., Pabis K., Siciński J., Błażewicz M. 2017. New  records  of  isopod  species of  the  Antarctic  Specially  Managed  Area  No.  1, Admiralty  Bay,  South  Shetland  Islands. Polish Polar Research, 38: 409–41, DOI:


Meteorologia i klimatologia / Meteorology and climatology

Plenzler J., Budzik T., Puczko D., Bialik R. J., 2019, Climatic conditions at Arctowski Station (King George Island, West Antarctica) in 2013–2017 against the background of observed regional changes, Polish Polar Research 40: 1-27; doi:10.24425/ppr.2019.126345.