Publications

Peer reviewed Journal articles

    • Neall, V., McGee, L., Turner, M., O’Neill, T.A., Zernack, A., & Athens, J.S. (2021 in press). Geochemical fingerprinting of Holocene tephras in the Willaumez Isthmus District of West New Britain, Papua New Guinea. In: From Field to Museum—Studies from Melanesia in Honour of Robin Torrence, ed. Jim Specht, Val Attenbrow, and Jim Allen. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum, Online 34: 0000–0000.
    • Díaz-Puente, F. J., Schmid, T., Pelayo, M., Rodríguez-Rastrero, M., Herraiz, M. S., O’Neill, T.A., & López-Martínez, J. (2020). Abiotic factors influencing soil microbial activity in the northern Antarctic Peninsula region. Science of The Total Environment, 750, 141602. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141602
    • Brooks, S.T., Tejedo, P., & O’Neill, T.A. (2019). Insights on the environmental impacts associated with visible disturbance of ice-free ground in Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 31(6), 304-314. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954102019000440
    • Schipper, L. A., Petrie, O. J., O’Neill, T. A., Mudge, P. L., Liáng, L. L., Robinson, J. M., & Arcus, V. L. (2019). Shifts in temperature response of soil respiration between adjacent irrigated and non-irrigated grazed pastures. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 285, 106620. doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2019.106620   
    • O’Neill, T.A. (2017).  Protection of Antarctic soil environments: A review of the current issues and future challenges for the Environmental Protocol. Environmental Science and Policy, 76, 153-164. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.017
    • Robinson, J.M.; O’Neill, T.A.; Ryburn, J.; Liang L.L., Arcus, V.L.; & Schipper L.A (2017). Rapid laboratory measurement of the temperature dependence of soil respiration and application to changes in three diverse soils through the year. Biogeochemistry. doi: 10.1007/s10533-017-0314-0
    • Schmid, T., López-Martínez, J., Guillaso, S., Serrano, E., D’Hondt, O., Koch, M., …O’Neill, T & Maestro, A. (2016). Geomorphological mapping of ice-free areas using polarimetric RADARSAT-2 data on Fildes Peninsula and Ardley Island, Antarctica. Geomorphology.  doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.09.031
    • Balks, M. R., & O’Neill, T. A. (2016). Soil and permafrost in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica: stable or dynamic?. Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica. p. 415-434.  doi: 10.18172/cig.2923
    • O’Neill, T. A., Balks, M. R., & López-Martínez, J. (2014). Ross Island recreational walking tracks: relationships between soil physiochemical properties and track usage. Polar Record. doi:10.1017/S0032247414000400
    • O’Neill, T. A., Balks, M., Stevenson, B., Lopez-Martinez, J., Aislabie, J. M., & Rhodes, P. (2013). The short-term effects of surface soil disturbance on soil bacterial community structure at an experimental site near Scott Base, Antarctica. Polar Biology, 36(7), 985-996. doi:10.1007/s00300-013-1322-8
    • O’Neill, T. A., Balks, M. R., & Lopez-Martinez, J. (2013). Visual recovery of desert pavement surfaces following impacts from vehicle and foot traffic in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 25(4), 514-530. doi:10.1017/s0954102012001125
    • O’Neill, T. A., Balks, M. R., Lopez-Martinez, J., & McWhirter, J. L. (2012). A method for assessing the physical recovery of Antarctic desert pavements following human-induced disturbances: a case study in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica.. Journal of Environmental Management, 112, 415-428. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.08.008
    • Hayward, B. W., Kawagata, S., Grenfell, H. R., Sabaa, A. T., & O’Neill, T. A. (2008). The last global extinction in the deep sea. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, 58, 355-361
    • O’Neill, T. A., Hayward, B. W., Kawagata, S., Sabaa, A. T., & Grenfell, H. R. (2007). Pleistocene extinctions of deep-sea benthic foraminifera: The south Atlantic record. Palaeontology, 50(5), 1073-1102. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00702.x
    • Hayward, B. W., Kawagata, S., Grenfell, H. R., Sabaa, A. T., & O’Neill, T. (2007). Last global extinction in the deep sea during the mid-Pleistocene climate transition. Paleoceanography, 22(3), 14 pages. doi:10.1029/2007PA001424
    • O’Neill, T. A., & Hayward, B. W. (2004). Benthic foraminiferal record of the Middle Pleistocene climate transition in the South Atlantic Ocean. Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 117A. p. 78.. Geological Society of New Zealand, Miscellaneous Publication 117A.

book chapters

  • Tejedo, P & O’Neill T.A. (2018). The impacts of trampling and ground disturbances on Antarctic soils. Antarctic Environments Portal. doi:10.18124/D44K9H
  • O’Neill, T.A., Balks, M; Aislabie, J. (2015). Human Impacts on Antarctic Soils: A review.  In: Antarctic Soils.  Bockheim, J (Ed.).  Berlin-Heildelberg-New York: Springer.
  • O’Neill, T. A., Balks, M. R., & Lopez-Martinez, J. (2013). The effectiveness of Environmental Impact Assessments on visitor activity in the Ross Sea Region of Antarctica.. In Lundmark, L, Lemelin, R,Müller, D., D. K. Muller, L. Lundmark, & R. H. Lemelin (Eds.), New Issues in Polar Tourism: Communities, Environments, Politics (pp. 87-110). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-5884-1_6

Technical reports & theses

  • O’Neill, T. (2020). Scott Base Redevelopment CEE environmental monitoring report: Year two (December 2019 – January 2020).  ERI Report 140. Client report prepared for Antarctica New Zealand.  Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. 60pp.
  • O’Neill, T. (2019). Scott Base Redevelopment CEE environmental monitoring report: Year one (January 2019).  ERI Report 139. Client report prepared for Antarctica New Zealand.  Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. 52pp.
  • O’Neill T.A., Balks, M.R., López-Martínez, J. (2010). Canada Glacier Tourism Zone: State of the Environment Report. Report prepared for Antarctica New Zealand.
  • O’Neill, T.A., Balks, M.R. (2009). Potential impacts and recovery rates of soil from camping activities at Cape Evans, Antarctica: Home Beach versus West Beach. Report prepared for Antarctica New Zealand.
  • O’Neill T.A. (2013). Soil impacts and recovery rates in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Waikato.
  • O’Neill, T.A. (2005). The Middle Pleistocene extinction of bathyal benthic foraminifera in the South Atlantic (ODP 1082 and 1088). Unpublished MSc Thesis, Massey University.