Journal article

Microbial mercury methylation in Antarctic sea ice

Caitlin M Gionfriddo, Michael T Tate, Ryan R Wick, Mark B Schultz, Adam Zemla, Michael P Thelen, Robyn Schofield, David P Krabbenhoft, Kathryn E Holt, John W Moreau

Nature microbiology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian Antarctic Division

Awarded by University of Melbourne Joyce Lambert Antarctic Research Seed Funding Grant

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge funding support from the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD4032, awarded to R.S., J.W.M., M.T.T. and D.P.K.) and The University of Melbourne Joyce Lambert Antarctic Research Seed Funding Grant (no. 501325, awarded to M.B.S., K.E.H. and J.W.M.). The authors thank K. Meiners for contributions to the sea ice chemistry data and shipboard logistical support as the Chief Scientist of SIPEX II; A. Klekociuk (Australian Antarctic Division, Co-Investigator on AAD4032) for shipboard logistical support; D. Lannuzel and A. Bowie (University of Tasmania) for making trace metal data available and for shipboard sampling and logistical support; K. Westwood at the Australian Antarctic Division for assistance in the biology laboratory and contributions to water chemistry data; and A. Martin, S. Ugalde, F. Chever, C. Schallenberg and J. Janssens (SIPEX II Science Party) for logistical assistance on the ice. The authors also thank J. Banfield and B. Thomas (University of California-Berkeley) for help with ggKbase. The authors thank J. Santillan and C. Gilmour (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center) for their constructive review that helped to improve this manuscript.