Nancy Bertler



Stenni, B., Curran, M., Abram, N., Orsi, A., Goursaud, S., Masson-Delmotte, V., Goosse, H., Neukom, R., Divine, D., van Ommen, T., Steig, S., Dixon, D., Thomas, E., Bertler, N., Isaksson, E., Ekaykin, A., Frezzotti, M., Werner, M., (2017). Antarctic climate variability at regional and continental scales over the last 2,000 years. Climate of the Past Discussions, cp-2017-40, Special Issue: Climate of the Past 2000 Years: Global and Regional Syntheses.

Thomas, E., van Wessem, M., Roberts, J., Isaksson, E., Schlosser, E., Fudge, T.J., Vallelonga, P., Medley, B., Bertler, N., Dixon, D., (2017). Review of regional Antarctic snow accumulation over the past 1000 years. Climate of the Past Discussions, cp-2017-18, Special Issue: Climate of the Past 2000 Years: Global and Regional Syntheses.


Bracegirdle, T. J., Bertler, N., Carleton, A. M., Ding, Q., Fogwill, C. J., Fyfe, J. C., Hellmer, H., Karpechko, K. Kusahara, Larour, E., Mayewski, P. A., Meier, W. N., Polvani, L. M., Russell, J. L., Stevenson, S. L., Turner, J., van Wessem, J. M., Wainer, I., (2016). A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective on Climate Model Evaluation for Antarctica. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00108.1

Winton, V.H.L., Dunbar, G.B., Atkins, C.B., Bertler, N.A.N., Delmonte, B., Andersson, P., Bowie, A., Edwards, R., (2016). The origin of lithogenic sediment in the south-western Ross Sea and implications for iron fertilization. Antarctic Science available on CJO2016 doi:10.1017/S095410201600002X

Winton, V.H.L., Edwards, R., Delmonte, B., Ellis, A., Andersson, P.S., Bowie, A., Bertler, N. A. N., Neff, P., Tuohy, A., (2016). Multiple sources of soluble atmospheric iron to Antarctic waters. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30: 421-437. doi:10.1002/2015GB005265


Dadic, R., Schneebeli, M., Bertler, N.A.N., Schwikowski, M., Matzl, M., (2015). Extreme snow metamorphism in the Allan Hills, Antarctica, as an analogue for glacial conditions with implications for stable isotope composition. Journal of Glaciology 61(230): 1171-1182(12). doi: 10.3189/2015JoG15J027

Emanuelsson, B. D., Baisden, W. T., Bertler, N. A. N., Keller, E. D. and Gkinis, V., (2015). High-resolution continuous flow analysis setup for water isotopic measurement from ice cores using laser spectroscopy. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 8: 2869-2883. doi:10.5194/amt-8-2869-2015

Gutt, J., Bertler, N., Bracegirdle, T., Buschmann, A., Comiso, J., Hosie, G., Isla, E., Schloss, I., Smith, C., Tournadre, J., Xavier, J., (2015). The Southern Ocean ecosystem under multiple climate change stresses - an integrated circumpolar assessment. Global Change Biology GCB-14-1154. doi:10.1111/gcb.12794

Kennicutt, II, M.C., Chown, S.L., Cassano, J.J., Liggett, D., Peck, L.S., Massom, R., Rintoul, S.R., Storey, J., Vaughan, D.G., Wilson, T.J., Allison, I., Ayton, J., Badhe, R., Baeseman, J., Barrett, P.J., Bell, R.E., Bertler, N., Bo, S., Brandt, A., Bromwich, D., Cary, S.C., Clark, M.S., Convey, P., Costa, E.S., Cowan, D., Deconto, R., Dunbar, R., Elfring, C., Escutia, C., Francis, J., Fricker, H.A., Fukuchi, M., Gilbert, N., Gutt, J., Havermans, C., Hik, D., Hosie, G., Jones, C., Kim, Y.D., Le Maho, Y., Lee, S.H., Leppe, M., Leitchenkov, G., Li, X., Lipenkov, V., Lochte, K., López-Martínez, J., Lüdecke, C., Lyons, W., Marenssi, S., Miller, H., Morozova, P., Naish, T., Nayak, S., Ravindra, R., Retamales, J., Ricci, C.A., Rogan-Finnemore, M., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Samah, A.A., Sanson, L., Scambos, T., Schloss, I.R., Shiraishi, K., Siegert, M.J., Simões, J.C., Storey, B., Sparrow, M.D., Wall, D.H., Walsh, J.C., Wilson, G., Winther, J.G., Xavier, J.C., Yang H., Sutherland, J.W., (2015). A roadmap for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science for the next two decades and beyond. Antarctic Science 27: 3-18. doi:10.1017/S0954102014000674

Mayewski, P.A., Bracegirdle, T., Goodwin, I., Schneider, D., Bertler, N.A.N., Birkel, S., Carleton, A., England, M.H., Kang, J.-H., Khan, A., Russell, J., Turner, J. and Velicogna, I., (2015). Potential for Southern Hemisphere climate surprises. Journal of Quaternary Science 30: 391-395. doi: 10.1002/jqs.2794

Neff, P. D., and Bertler, N. A. N., (2015). Trajectory modeling of modern dust transport to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 120(18): 9303-9322. doi:10.1002/2015JD023304

Tuohy, A., Bertler, N.A.N., Neff, P., Edwards, R., Emanuelsson, D., Beers, T., Mayewski, P., (2015). Transport and Deposition of Toxic Heavy Metals in the Ross Sea Region. Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 120(20): 10,996-11,011. doi:10.1002/2015JD023293


Emanuelsson, B. D., Baisden, W. T., Bertler, N. A. N., Keller, E. D., Gkinis, V., (2014). High-resolution continuous flow analysis setup for water isotopic measurement from ice cores using laser spectroscopy. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 7: 12,081-12,124. doi:10.5194/amtd-7-12081-2014, 2014

Sinclair, K.E., Bertler, N.A.N., Bowen, M., Arrigo, K. (2014). 20th Century sea ice trends in the Ross Sea from a high resolution, coastal ice core record. Geophysical Research Letters 41(10): 3510-3516. doi:10.1002/2014GL059821

Winton, V.H.L., Dunbar, G.B., Bertler, N.A.N., Millet, M.-A., Delmonte, B., Atkins, C.B., Chewings, J.M., Andersson, P., (2014). The contribution of aeolian sand and dust to iron fertilization of phytoplankton blooms in southwestern Ross Sea, Antarctica. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 28(4): 423-436. doi:10.1002/2013GB004574


Goodwin, I., Browning, S., Lorrey, A., Mayewski, P., Phipps, S., Bertler, N.A.N., Edwards, R., Cohen, T., Ommen, T., Curran, M., Barr, C., Stager, J.C. (2013). A reconstruction of extratropical Indo-Pacific sea-level pressure patterns during the Medieval Climate Anomaly. Climate Dynamics 43: 1197-1219. doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1899-1

Mayewski, P.A., Maasch, K.A., Dixon, D., Sneed, S.B., Oglesby, R., Korotkikh, E., Potocki, M., Grigholm, B., Kreutz, K., Kurbatov, A.V., Spaulding, N., Stager, J.C., Taylor, K.C., Steig, E.J., White, J., Bertler, N.A.N., Goodwin, I., Simões, J.C., Jaña, R., Kraus, S., Fastook, J. (2013). West Antarctica’s sensitivity to natural and human forced climate change over the Holocene. Journal of Quaternary Science 28(1): 40-48. doi:10.1002/jqs.2593

Sinclair, K.E., Bertler, N.A.N., Trompetter, W.J., Baisden, W.T. (2013). Seasonality of airmass pathways to coastal Antarctica: ramifications for interpreting high-resolution ice core records, Journal of Climate 26(2): 2065-2076. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00167.1


Sinclair, K.E., Bertler, N.A.N., van Ommen, T., (2012).Twentieth century surface temperature trends in the western Ross Sea, Antarctica: Evidence from a high-resolution ice core. Journal of Climate, 25, 3629 - 3636. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00496.1

Markle, B.R., Bertler, N.A.N., Sinclair, K.E., Sneed, S.B., (2012). Synoptic variability in the Ross Sea region, Antarctica, as seen from back-trajectory modeling and ice core analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D02113. doi:10.1029/2011JD016437, 2012

Rhodes, R.H., Bertler, N.A.N., Baker, J. A., Steen-Larsen, H. C., Sneed, S.B., Morgenstern, U., Johnsen, S.J., (2012). Little Ice Age climate and oceanic conditions of the Ross Sea region from coastal ice core record. Climate of the Past Discussions, 8, 215 - 262. doi:10.5194/cpd-8-215-2012


Bertler, N.A.N., Mayewski, P.A., and Carter, L., (2011). Cold conditions in Antarctica during the Little Ice Age - Implications for abrupt climate change mechanisms. Earth Planetary Science Letters 308(1-2): 41-51. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.05.021

Rhodes, R.H., Baker, J.A., Millet, M.-A., Bertler, N.A.N., (2011). Experimental investigation of the effects of mineral dust on the reproducibility and accuracy of ice core trace element analysis. Chemical Geology 286(3-4): 207-221.

Bertler, N.A.N., (2011). Ice Core. In: Singh, V.P., Singh, P., Haritashya, U.K. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers, 1st edition. (pp. 584-588). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. ISBN: 978-90-481-2643-9.


Bertler, N.A.N. and Barrett P.J., (2010). Vanishing Ice Sheets, In: Dodson, J., (Ed.), Changing Climates, Earth Systems, and Society, 1st Edition. Springer, p.49-83, 101 illus., ISBN: 978-90-481-8715-7.

Purdie, H., Bertler, N.A.N., Mackintosh, A., Baker, J., Rhodes, R., (2010). Isotopic and elemental changes in winter snow accumulation on glacier in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Journal of Climate 23: 4737-4749.

Sinclair, K.E., Bertler, N.A.N., and Trompetter, W.J., (2010). Synoptic controls on precipitation pathways and snow delivery to high-accumulation ice core sites in the Ross Sea region, Antarctica, Journal of Geophysical Research 115(D22112).


Abram, N., Anderson, J., Bargelloni, L., Barrett, P.J., Bentley, M.J., Bertler, N.A.N., and 26 others, (2009). Antarctic climate and environment history in the pre-instrumental period. In Turner, J., Bindschandler, R., Convey, P., di Prisco, G., Fahrbach, E., Gutt, J., Hodgson, D., Mayewski, P.A., and Summerhayes, C.P., (Eds.), Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment (pp. 115 - 182). Cambridge, UK: Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. ISBN 978-0-948277-22-1.

Adams, B., Arthern, R., Atkinson, A., Barbante, C., Bargagli, R., Bergstrom, D., Bertler, N.A.N., and 57 others, (2009). The Instrumental Period. In Turner, J., Bindschandler, R., Convey, P., di Prisco, G., Fahrbach, E., Gutt, J., Hodgson, D., Mayewski, P.A., and Summerhayes, C.P., (Eds.), Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment (pp. 183 - 298). Cambridge, UK: Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. ISBN 978-0-948277-22-1.

Arbetter, T., Arthern, R., Barbante, C., Bargagli, R., Bergstrom, D., Bertler, N.A.N., and 51 others, (2009). Observations, Data Accuracy and Tools. In Turner, J., Bindschandler, R., Convey, P., di Prisco, G., Fahrbach, E., Gutt, J., Hodgson, D., Mayewski, P.A., and Summerhayes, C.P., (Eds.), Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment (pp. 33 - 114). Cambridge, UK, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. ISBN 978-0-948277-22-1.

Dunbar, G.B., Bertler, N.A.N., and McKay, R.M., (2009). Sediment flux through the McMurdo Ice Shelf in Windless Bight, Antarctica. Global and Planetary Change 69(3): 87-93.

Mayewski, P. A., Meredith, M. P., Summerhayes, C. P., Turner, J., Worby, A., Barrett, P. J., Casassa, G., Bertler, N.A.N., Bracegirdle, T., Naveira-Garabato, A. C., Bromwich, D., Campbell, H., Hamilton, G. H., Lyons, W. B., Maasch, K. A., Aoki, S., Xiao, C., van Ommen, T., (2009). State of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean climate system (SASOCS). Reviews of Geophysics 47: RG000231.

Rhodes, R.H., Bertler, N.A.N., Baker, J.A., Sneed, S.B., Oerter, H., Arrigo, K.R., (2009). Sea ice variability and primary productivity in the Ross Sea, Antarctica, from methylsulphonate snow record. Geophysical Research Letters 36: L10704. doi:10.1029/2009GL037311


Bertler, N.A.N. and Morgenstern, U., (2008). Cold comfort. In I. Graham (Ed.), A Continent on the Move: New Zealand Geosciences into the 21st Century. Wellington, New Zealand.

Watson,M.I., Yelf, R.J., Bertler, N.A.N., (2008). Bedrock Topography and Isochrone Mapping of five glaciers in Victoria Land, Antarctica. In C.D.F. Rogers & R.J Chignell (Eds.),Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar. Birmingham, UK: University of Birmingham.


Alloway, B.V., Lowe, D.J., Barrell, D.J.A., Newnham, R.M., Almond, P.C., Augustinus, P.C., Bertler, N.A.N., Carter. L., Litchfield, N.J., McGlone, M.S., Shulmeister, J., Vandergoes, M.J., Williams, P.W., and NZ-INTIMATE members, (2007). Towards a climate event stratigraphy for New Zealand over the past 30 000 years (NZ-INTIMATE project). Journal of Quaternary Science 22(1): 9-35.

Williamson, B., Kreutz, K.J., Mayewski, P.A., Bertler, N.A.N., Sneed, S.B., Handley, M.J., and Introne, D.A., (2007). Coastal transect of McMurdo Dry Valleys (Antarctica) snow and firn: Marine and terrestrial influences on glaciochemistry. Journal of Glaciology 53(183): 1-13.


Bertler, N.A.N., Naish, T.R., Mayewski, P.A. & Barrett, P.J., (2006). Opposing oceanic and atmospheric ENSO influences on the Ross Sea Region, Antarctica. Advances in Geoscience 6: 83-86. (SRef-ID: 1680-7359/adgeo/2006-6-83).

Bertler, N.A.N., Naish, T.R., Oerter, H., Kipfstuhl, S., Barrett, P.J., Mayewski, P.A., Kreutz, K., (2006). The effects of joint ENSO-Antarctic Oscillation forcing on the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 18(4): 507-514.

Kroger, C., Thomson, J., Bertler, N.A.N., Morgenstern, U., (2006). Ice core stratigraphy using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). Journal of Physics: Conference Series 41(1): 315-322.

Morgenstern U., Mayewski P.A., Bertler, N.A.N., Ditchburn R.G., (2006). Ice core research in the New Zealand Southern Alps. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70(18): A430.

Witherow, R.A., Lyons, W.B., Bertler, N.A.N., Welch, K.A., Mayewski, P.A., Sneed, S.B., Nylen, T., Handley, M.J., Fountain, A., (2006). The aolian flux of calcium, chloride, and nitrate to the McMurdo Dry Valleys landscape: Evidence from snow pit analysis. Antarctic Science 18(4): 497-505.


Bertler, N.A.N. and 53 others, (2005). Snow Chemistry across Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology 41: 167-179.

Bertler, N.A.N., Barrett, P.J. Mayewski, P.A., Fogt, R.L., Kreutz, K.J., Shulmeister, J., (2005). Reply to Comment by Doran et al. on “El Nino suppresses Antarctic warming”. Geophysical Research Letters 32: L07707. doi:10.1029/ 2005GL022595

Bertler, N.A.N., Mayewski, P.A., Sneed, S.B., Naish, T.R., Morgenstern, U., Barrett, P.J., and 11 others, (2005). Solar forcing recorded by aerosol concentrations in coastal Antarctic glacier ice, McMurdo Dry Valleys. Annals of Glaciology 41: 52-56.

Mayewski, P.A., Frezzotti, M., Bertler, N.A.N., van Ommen, T., Hamilton, G., Jacka, J., Welch, B., Frey, M., (2005). The International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ITASE): An overview. Annals of Glaciology 41: 180-186.

Patterson, N.G., Bertler, N.A.N., Naish, T.R., Morgenstern, U., (2005). ENSO variability in the deuterium excess record of a coastal Antarctic ice core from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land. Annals of Glaciology 41: 140-146.


Bertler, N.A.N., Barrett, P.J., Mayewski, P.A., Fogt,R.L. Kreutz, K.J., Shulmeister, J., (2004). El Nino suppresses Antarctic warming. Geophysical Research Letters 31: L15207. doi:10.1029/2004GL020749

Bertler, N.A.N., Mayewski, P.A., Barrett, P.J., Sneed, S.B., Handley, M.J., Kreutz, K.J., (2004). Monsoonal circulation of the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Annals of Glaciology 39: 139-145.