Research Publications for Megan R Balks

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  • Hewitt, A. E., Balks, M. R., & Lowe, D. (2021). The soils of Aotearoa New Zealand (1 ed.). Cham: Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from

  • Obu, J., Westermann, S., Vieira, G., Abramov, A., Balks, M. R., Bartsch, A., . . . Ramos, M. (2020). Pan-Antarctic map of near-surface permafrost temperatures at 1 km2 scale. The Cryosphere, 14(2), 497-519. doi:10.5194/tc-14-497-2020

  • Lowe, D. J., & Balks, M. R. (2019). Introduction to tephra-derived soils and farming, Waikato-Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand. University of Wisconsin-Platteville Education Abroad Program: Winterim Field Trip (15-17 January, 2019).. (pp. 1-82). Hamilton, New Zealand: School of Science (Earth Sciences), University of Waikato.

  • O'Neill, T., Balks, M. R., Bryan, K., Carshalton, A. G., & Selbold, C. (2019). Soil climate and active layer depth: monitoring, model development, and relationship to regional climate drivers in the 21st century, Ross Sea region, Antarctica. Poster session presented at the meeting of New Zealand Antarctic Science Conference 2019: Our Future In Focus. Conference held in Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Carshalton, A. G., Balks, M. R., Bryan, K. R., O'Neill, T. O., & Seybold, C. A. (2018). Soil climate and active layer depth, Ross Sea Region, Antarctica. Poster session presented at the meeting of RIO18: 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Conference held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Huirama, M., Balks, M., Hughes, A., & Moon, V. (2018). Using sediment fingerprinting to determine the contribution of bank erosion to stream sediment yields. In 50th New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society Annual Conference. Conference held The Rutherford, Nelson, New Zealand.

  • Hrbáček, F., Vieira, G., Oliva, M., Balks, M., Guglielmin, M., de Pablo, M., . . . Miamin, V. (2018). Active layer monitoring in Antarctica: an overview of results from 2006 to 2015. Polar Geography, 17 pages. doi:10.1080/1088937X.2017.1420105

  • Lowe, D. J., & Balks, M. R. (2018). Pedological and some other soil-related activities within the Earth sciences discipline at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand − the first 50 years (1969-2018). In New Zealand Soil News 66 (2), 27-60. (Vol. 66, Iss. 2, pp. 27-60). New Zealand Society of Soil Science.

  • Salmanzadeh, M., Schipper, L. A., Balks, M. R., Hartland, A., Mudge, P. L., & Littler, R. (2017). The effect of irrigation on cadmium, uranium, and phosphorus contents in agricultural soils. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 247, 84-90. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2017.06.028

  • Salmanzadeh, M., Hartland, A., Stirling, C. H., Balks, M. R., Schipper, L. A., Joshi, C., & George, E. (2017). Isotope tracing of long-term cadmium fluxes in an agricultural soil. Environmental Science & Technology, 9 pages. doi:10.1021/ace.est.7b00858

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