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Published Articles

2017

Ansorge, I.J., Skelton, P., Bekker, A., de Bruyn, P.J.N., Butterworth, D., Cilliers, P., Cooper, J., Cowan, D.A., Dorrington, R., Fawcett, S., Fietz, S., Findlay, K.P., William Froneman, P.W., Grantham, G.H., Greve, G., Hedding, D., Hofmeyr, G.J.G., Kosch, M., le Roux, P.C., Lucas, M., MacHutchon, K., Meiklejohn, I., Nel, W., Pistorius, P., Ryan, P.G., Stander, J., Swart, S., Treasure, A., Vichi, M., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2017. Exploring South Africa’s southern frontier: A 20-year vision for polar research through the South African National Antarctic Programme. South African Journal of Science, 113 (5/6): 1-7.

 

2016

Ansorge, I.J., Brundrit, G., Brundrit, J., Dorrington, R., Fawcett, S., Gammon, D., Henry, T., Hermes, J., Hölscher, B., d’Hortman, J., Meiklejohn, I., Morris, T., Pinto, I., du Plessis, M., Roman, R., Saunders, C., Shabangu, F.W., de Vos, M., Walker, D.R., and Louw, G. 2016. SEAMester – South Africa’s first class afloat. South African Journal of Science, 112 (9/10): 4 pgs. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2016/a0171.

Hedding, D.W., Hansen, C.D., Nel, W., Loubser, M. J., le Roux, J.J. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016. Rock mass loss on a nunatak in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 48 (1): 1-8.

Kotzé, C. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016.  Temporal variability of ground thermal regimes on the northern buttress of the Vesleskarvet nunatak, western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaAntarctic Science, 1-9. DOI: 10.1017/S095410201600047X.

 

2013

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I., Nel, W., Loubser, M.J. and van der Merwe, B.J. 2013. Aspect-controlled weathering observed on a blockfield in Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaGeografiska Annaler Series A: Physical Geography, 95 (4): 305-313.

Lee, J.E., le Roux, P.C., Meiklejohn, K.I., and Chown, S.L. 2013. Species distribution modelling in low-interaction environments: Insights from a terrestrial Antarctic systemAustral Ecology, 38 (3): 279-288.

Treasure, A.M., Moloney, C.L., Bester, M.L., McQuaid, C.D., Findlay, K.P., Best, P.B., Cowan, D.A., de Bruyn, P.J.N., Dorrington, R.A., Fagereng, A., Froneman, P.W., Grantham, G.H., Hunt, B.P.V., Meiklejohn, K.I., Pakhomov, E.A., Roychoudhury, A.N.,  Ryan, P.G., Smith, V.R.,  Chown, S.L. and Ansorge, I.J.  2013. South African research in the Southern Ocean: New opportunities but serious challenges. South African Journal of Science, 109 (3/4), 2-5.

 

2012

Mortimer, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Chown, S.L. 2012. Phylogeography of a mite, Halozetes fulvus, reflects the landscape history of a young volcanic island in the sub-Antarctic. The Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 105 (1), 131-145.

Sumner, P.D., Hall, K.J., Meiklejohn, I. and Nel, W. 2012. Weathering. In: Holmes, P.J. and Meadows, M.E. (eds). Southern African Geomorphology. Recent Trends and New DirectionsSun Media, Bloemfontein, 73-93.

 

2011

le Roux, P.C., Boelhouwers, J., Davis, J.K., Haussmann, N.S., Jantze, E. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2011. Spatial Association of lemming burrows with landforms in the Swedish sub-Arctic mountains: Implications for periglacial feature stabilityArctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 43 (2), 223-228.

Hall, K. and Meiklejohn, I. 2011. Glaciation in Southern Africa and in the Sub-Antarctic. In: Ehlers, J., Gibbard P.C.  and Hughes, P.D. (ends), Quaternary Glaciations – Extent and Chronology. Developments in Quaternary Science, 15, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1081-1085.

Hall, K., Meiklejohn, I. and Bumby, A. 2011. Marion Island (sub-Antarctic) volcanism and glaciation: New findings and reconstructions. Antarctic Science, 23 (2), 155-163.

Meiklejohn, K.I. 2011. Marion Island’s disappearing ice cap. In: Zietsman, L. (ed.). Observations on Environmental Change in South Africa. Sun Media, Stellenbosch, 57-62.

Prinsloo, L.C., Colomban, P., Brink, J.D. and Meiklejohn, I. 2011. A Raman spectroscopic study of the igneous rocks on Marion Island: A possible terrestrial analogue for the geology on Mars. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42 (4), 626-632.

2010

Hedding, D.W., Meiklejohn, K.I., Le Roux, J.J., Loubser, M., Davis, J.K. 2010. Some observations on the formation of an active pronival rampart at Grunehogna Peaks, Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 21 (4), 355-361.

Vieira, G., Bockheim, J., Guglielmin, M., Balks, M., Abramov, A.A., Boelhouwers, J., Cannone, N., Ganzert, L., Gilichinsky, D.A., Goryachkin, S., López-Martínez , J., Meiklejohn, I., Raffi, R., Ramos, M., Schaefer, C., Serrano, E., Simas, F., Sletten, R. and Wagner, D. 2010. Thermal state of permafrost and active-layer monitoring in the Antarctic: Advances during the International Polar Year 2007–2009. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 21 (2), 182-197.

 

Conference Presentations

2017

Hansen, C.D., Knox, J.T. and Wilmot. N. 2017.  Communicating Polar Research in South Africa. Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) 3rd International Online Conference: Outside the Box: encouraging alternative solutions for undertaking and communicating polar research, 20 March 2017 (07:30 GMT to 00:15 GMT on 21 March).

 

2016

Ayres, G.A. 2016. Influences of the natural environment on habitat preference for lichens in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) 2nd International Online Conference: Polar Science: Through New Eyes, 18 May 2016 (08:50 GMT to 21:20 GMT).

Ayres, G.A. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016. The influence of the natural environment on habitat preference for lichens in Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaXXXIV Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-26 August 2016.

Hansen, C.D. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016. Seasonal and diurnal frost environments in western Dronning Maud Land: Preliminary observationsXXXIV Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-26 August 2016.

Hansen, C.D. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016. Short-term changes observed in the ground thermal regime following the construction of a building: A case study from the Antarctic. XI International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP), Potsdam, Germany, 20-24 June 2016.

Hansen, C.D., Dwight, R.A. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016. The use of proxy data to determine patterns of rock exposure on a nunatak in western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaXXXIV Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-26 August 2016.

Hansen, C.D., Loubser, M.J. and Rudolph, E.M. 2016. Observations on frost mounds in the Jutulsessen, Antarctica. 4th NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 3-6 August 2016.

Hansen, C.D., Loubser, M.J. and Rudolph, E.M. 2016. Observations on frost mounds in the Jutulsessen, AntarcticaXXXIV Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-26 August 2016.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2016. Investigations into the ground thermal regime near Troll station, in the Jutulsessen of Antarctica: 2007- 2016. XI International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP), Potsdam, Germany, 20-24 June 2016.

Hansen, C.D., Rudolph, E.M. and Loubser, M.J. 2016. Observations on frost mounds in the Jutulsessen, AntarcticaSociety of South African Geographers (SSAG) XI Biennial Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 25-27 September 2016.

Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016. Active layer landforms and environments in the Ahlmannryggen and Jutulsessen areas, Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. XXXIV Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-26 August 2016.

Meiklejohn, K.I., Kotzé, C. and Hansen, C.D. 2016. Active layer monitoring in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica since 2007. XI International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP), Potsdam, Germany, 20-24 June 2016.

Rosenfels, J.A. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2016. Characteristics of tafoni in Western Dronning Maud LandXXXIV Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-26 August 2016.

Rudolph, E.M., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Bumby, A. 2016. Surface characteristics of rock glaciers in the Jutulsessen, Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaXI International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP), Potsdam, Germany, 20-24 June 2016.

 

2015

Ayres, G.A., and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2015. Habitat preferences for lichen on two inland nunataks, Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Borg, C-J. 2015. Review and application of needle ice creep models on sediment movement, Marion Island, sub-AntarcticXII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES), Goa, India, 13-17 July 2015.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2015. An evaluation of thermal temperature regimes for three sites from Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica: Nonshøgda, Vesleskarvet and Robertskollen. XII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES), Goa, India, 13-17 July 2015.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2015. Topographic and climatic forcing observed on ground surface temperaturesSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Hedding, D.W., Hansen, C.D., Nel, W., Loubser, M. J., le Roux, J.J. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2015. Rock mass loss on a nunatak in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica: implications for periglacial landform development and habitat facilitationSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Knox, J.T. 2015. The effect of regional synoptic scale weather patterns on ground thermal regimes, Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Kotzé, C. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2015. A spatial and temporal analysis of active-layer dynamics in Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Kotzé, C. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2015. Characterizing active-layer dynamics, teleconnections and landform morphology on selected nunataks in Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaXII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES), Goa, India, 13-17 July 2015.

Masebe, T.C. 2015. Developing a spatial geo-database for Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Meiklejohn, K.I., Nel, W., Hansen, C.D.,  Lee, J.E., Matcher, G.R., Dwight, R.A., Scott, D.A., Kotze, C., Rudolph, E.M., Ayres, G.A., Rosenfels, J.A., Hedding, D.W., Loubser, M.J., van der Merwe, B., le Roux, J.J., and Davis, J. 2015. Landscape processes in Antarctic ecosystemsSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Rosenfels, J.A. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2015. Characteristics of Tafoni formation: Observations from Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Rudolph, E.M., Bumby, A. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2015. Potential use of the ‘Fry method’ to determine surficial movement of rock glaciersSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Rudolph, E.M., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Bumby, A. 2015. The geomorphology of rock glaciers, near Trollstation in the Jutulsessen, AntarcticaXII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES), Goa, India, 13-17 July 2015.

Rudolph, E.M., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Bumby, A. 2015. Rock glaciers observed in Jutulsessen, Gjelsvikfjella mountain range, Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

Wilmot, N.F. 2015. To revisit and document openwork deposits on Gaika’s Kop in the Hogsback area of the Eastern CapeSouthern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Sani Pass, Lesotho, 19-20 September 2015.

 

2014

Ayres, G.A., and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2014. A communal geodatabase: Marion Island. 3rd NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3-6 June 2014.

Borg, C.-J. 2014. A refined model for sediment transport by diurnal frost processes in periglacial environments.3rd NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3-6 June 2014.

Dwight, R.A., and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2014. Geomorphic and climatic influences on lichen distribution in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. 3rd NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3-6 June 2014.

Dwight, R.A., Meiklejohn, K.I., Lee, J.E., Hansen, C.D. and Matcher, G.R. 2014. Geomorphic-biological interactions in the Ahlmannryggen and Jutulsessen areas of Western Dronning Dronning Maud LandXXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 25-28 August 2014.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2014. The characterisation of an openwork block deposit, Northern Buttress, Vesleskarvet, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. 3rd NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3-6 June 2014.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2014. The characterisation of an openwork block deposit, Northern Buttress, Vesleskarvet, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) X Biennial Conference, University of Fort Hare, East London, South Africa, 25-27 June 2014.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2014. An evaluation of high-altitude and -latitude diurnal frost environmentsXXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 25-28 August 2014.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I., Dwight, R.A., Rudolph, E.M. and Scott, D.A. 2014. An investigation into morphology and dynamics of thermal contraction crack polygons found at Mimelia in the Jutulsessen, AntarcticaXXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 25-28 August 2014.

Kotze, C. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2014.Characteristics of atmospheric vortices from the Prince Edward Islands. 3rd NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3-6 June 2014.

Meiklejohn, K.I., Davis, J., Dwight, R.A., Hansen, C.D., Hedding, D.W., le Roux, J.J., Lee, J.E., Loubser, M.J., Matcher, G.R., Nel, W., Rudolph, E.M., Scott, D.A. and van der Merwe, B. 2014. Landscape processes and the active layer environment in Western Dronning Maud LandXXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 25-28 August 2014.

Rudolph, E.M., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Bumby, A. 2014. The geomorphology of rock glaciers at Grojtøyra and Sesseggen in the Jutulsessen, Antarctica. 3rd NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3-6 June 2014.

Rudolph, E.M., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Bumby, A. 2014. A study of a rock glacier, Grojtøyra, near Troll Station in the Jutulsessen, Antarctica. Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) X Biennial Conference, University of Fort Hare, East London, South Africa, 25-27 June 2014.

Rudolph, E.M., Bumby, A., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Hansen, C.D. 2014. The Geomorphology of a rock glacier, near Troll Station in the Jutulsessen, AntarcticaXXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 25-28 August 2014.

Scott, D.A. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2014. Active-layer dynamics of Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaXXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 25-28 August 2014.

Scott, D. and Meiklejohn, K.I. 2014. Using UAV’s to model landscape features in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. 3rd NRF/SANAP PI and Student Symposium, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 3-6 June 2014.

 

2013

Dwight, R.A., Scott, D.A., Meiklejohn, K.I., Matcher, G.R. and Lee, J.E. 2013. Thermal and moisture regimes in the active layer of Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. VIII IAG/AIG International Conference on Geomorphology, Paris, France, 27-31 August 2013.

Meiklejohn, K.I., Dwight, R.A., Hansen, C.D., Scott, D.A. and Lee, J.E. 2013. Characteristics and development of an autochthonous blockfield, Western Dronning Maud Land, AntarcticaVIII IAG/AIG International Conference on Geomorphology, Paris, France, 27-31 August 2013.

 

2012

Dwight, R.A. 2012. Investigating rock hardness on a dolerite boulder, Komga, Eastern CapeSouth African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Desert Research Institute, Gobabeb, Namibia, 8-12 September 2012.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2012. Near-surface temperature fluctuations observed on a block field in Dronning Maud land, Antarctica. Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) IX Biennial Conference, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 21-22 June 2012.

Hansen, C.D., Meiklejohn, K.I. and Nel, W. 2012. Aspect control on weathering observed on a blockfield in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. South African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Desert Research Institute, Gobabeb, Namibia, 8-12 September 2012.

Meiklejohn, I. and Lee, J.E. 2012. The Active Layer Environments in parts of Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Society of South African Geographers (SSAG) IX Biennial Conference, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, 21-22 June 2012.

Meiklejohn, I., Lee, J.E., le Roux, P.C. and Chown, S.L. 2012. Active layer landforms and biological interactions in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Southern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) Biennial Conference, Desert Research Institute, Gobabeb, Namibia, 8-12 September 2012.

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