Williamson CJ, Turpin-Jelfs T, Nicholes MJ, Yallop ML, Anesio AM, Tranter M (2021) Macro-nutrient stoichiometry of glacier algae from the southwestern margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Frontiers in Plant Science 12: 911

Irvine-Fynn TDL, Edwards A, Stevens IT, Mitchell AC, Bunting P, Box JE, Cameron KA, Cook JM, Naegeli K, Rassner SME, Ryan JC, Stibal M, Williamson CJ, Hubbard A (2021) Storage and export of microbial biomass across the western Greenland Ice Sheet. Nature Communications 12: 3960

McCutcheon J, Lutz S, Williamson C, Cook J, Tedstone A, Vanderstraeten A, Wilson S, Stockdale A, Bonneville S, Anesio A, Yallop M, Cricket J, Tranter M, Benning L (2021) Mineral phosphorous drives glacier algal blooms on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Nature Communications 12: 570


Yesson C, Bian X, Williamson C, Briscoe A, Brodie J (2020) Mitochondrial and plastid genome variability of Corallina officinalis (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Applied Phycology 1: 73-79

Poniecka EA, Bagshaw E, Sass H, Segar A, Webster G, Williamson C, Anesio A, Tranter M (2020) Physiological capabilities of cryoconite hole microorganisms. Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 1783

Nicholes MJ, Williamson C, Tranter M, Holland A, Yallop M, Anesio A (2020) Photodegradation and biodegradation of dissolved organic matter on the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Biogeosciences Discussions: 1-31

Williamson C, Cook J, Tedstone A, Yallop M, McCutcheon J, Poniecka E, Campbell D, Irvine-Fynn T, McQuaid J, Tranter M, Perkins R, Anesio A (2020) Algal photo physiology drives darkening and melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet. PNAS 117(11): 5694-5705

Tedstone A, Cook J, Williamson C, Hofer S, McCutcheon J, Irvine-Fynn T, Gribbin T, Tranter M (2020) Algal growth and weathering crust state drive variability in western Greenland Ice Sheet ice albedo. The Cryosphere 14(2): 521-538

Cook J, Tedstone A, Williamson C, McCutcheon J, Hodson A, Dayal A, Skiles McK, Hofer S, Bryant R, McAree O, McGonigle A, Ryan J, Anesio A, Irvine-Fynn T, Hubbard A, Hanna E, Flanner M, Mayanna S, Benning L, van As D, Yallop M, McQuaid J, Gribbin T, Tranter M (2020) Glacier algae accelerate melt rates on the south-western Greenland Ice Sheet. The Cryosphere 14: 309-330

Holland A, Pinto B, Layton R, Williamson C, Anesio A, Vogel T, Larose C, Tranter M (2020) Over winter microbial processes in a Svalbard snow pack: an experimental approach. Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 1029

Hassan N, Anesio A, Rafiq M, Holtvoeth J, Bull I, Williamson C, Hasan F (2020) Cell membrane fatty acid and pigment composition of the psychrotolerant cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena CHS1 isolated from Hopar Glacier, Pakistan. Extremophiles 24(1): 135-145


Holland A, Williamson C, Sgouridis F, Tedstone A, McCutcheon J, Cook J, Poniecka E, Yallop M, Tranter M, Anesio A (2019) Dissolved organic nutrients dominate melting surface ice of the Dark Zone (Greenland Ice Sheet). Biogeosciences 16: 3282-3296

Williamson C, Cameron K, Cook J, Zarsky J, Stibal M, Edwards A (2019) Glacier algae: a dark past and a darker future. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 524

Perini L, Gostinčar C, Anesio A, Williamson C, Tranter M, Gunde-Cimerman N (2019) Darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet: fungal abundance and diversity are associated with algal bloom. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 557

Cook J, Flanner M, Williamson C, Skiles McK (2019) Bio-optical properties of terrestrial snow and ice. Springer Series in Light Scattering: 129-163

Nicholes M, Williamson C, Tranter M, Holland A, Poniecka E, Yallop M, Anesio A (2019) Bacterial dynamics in supraglacial habitats of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 1366.


Chrismas N, Williamson C, Yallop M, Anesio A, Sánchex-Baracaldo P (2018) Photoecology of the Antarctic cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya sp. BC1307 brought to light through community analysis, comparative genomics and in vitro photo physiology. Molecular Ecology 27(24): 5279-5293

Perkins R, Williamson C, Lavaud J, Mouget J-L, Campbell A (2018) Time-dependent up regulation of electron transport with concomitant induction of regulated excitation dissipation in Haslea diatoms. Photosynthesis research 137(3): 377-388

Williamson C, Perkins R, Yallop M, Peteiro C, Sanchez N, Gunnarsson K, Gamble M, Brodie J (2018) Photoacclimation and photo regulation strategies of Corallina (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) across the NE Atlantic. European Journal of Phycology 53(3): 290-306

Yesson C, Jackson A, Russell S, Williamson C, Brodie J (2018) SNPs reveal geographical population structure of Corallina officials (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 53(2): 180-188

Williamson C, Anesio A, Cook J, Tedstone A, Poniecka E, Holland A, Fagan D, Tranter M, Yallop M (2018) Ice algal bloom development on the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94(3): fiy025

Poniecka E, Bagshaw E, Tranter M, Sass H, Williamson C, Anesio A (2018) Rapid development of anoxic niches in supraglacial ecosystems. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 50(1): S100015


Cook J, Hodson A, Gardner A, Flanner M, Tedstone A, Williamson C, Irvine-Fynn T, Nilsson J, Bryant R, Tranter M (2017) Quantifying bioalbedo: a new physically based model and discussions of empirical methods for characterizing biological influence on ice and snow albedo. The Cryosphere 11(6): 2611-2632

Tedstone A, Bamber J, Cook J, Williamson C, Fettweis X, Hodson A, Tranter M (2017) Dark ice dynamics of the south-west Greenland Ice Sheet. The Cryosphere 11(6): 2491-2506

Williamson C, Perkins R, Voller M, Yallop M, Brodie J (2017) The regulation of coralline algal physiology, an in situ study of Corallina officinalis (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Biogeosciences 14: 4485-4498

Perkins R, Bagshaw E, Mol L, Williamson C, Fagan D, Gamble M, Yallop M (2017) Photoacclimation by Arctic cryoconite phototrophs. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 93(5): fix018


Brodie J, Williamson C, Barker G, Walker R, Briscoe A, Yallop M (2016) Characterizing the microbiome of Corallina officinals, a dominant calcified intertidal red alga. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92(8): fiw110

Bagshaw E, Wadham J, Tranter M, Perkins R, Morgan A, Williamson C, Fountain A, Fitzsimons S, Dubnick A (2016) Response of Antarctic cryoconite microbial communities to light. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92(6): fiw076

Perkins R, Williamson C, Brodie J, Barille L, Launeau P, Lavaud J, Yallop M, Jesus B (2016) Microspatial variability in community structure and photo physiology of calcified macroalgal microbiomes revealed by coupling of hyper spectral and high-resolution fluorescence imaging. Scientific Reports 6: 22343

Williamson C, Yesson C, Briscoe A, Brodie J (2016) Complete mitochondrial genome of the geniculate calcified red alga, Corallina officinalis (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 1(1): 326-327

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