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Ermilov, Sergey G.; Stary, Josef; Block, William. 2012 Morphology of juvenile instars of Ameronothridae (Acari: Oribatida). Zootaxa, 3224. 1-40.


Block, W.; Smith, R.I. Lewis; Kennedy, A.D.. 2009 Strategies of survival and resource exploitation in the Antarctic fellfield ecosystem. Biological Reviews, 84 (3). 449-484. 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2009.00084.x


Block, William. 2005 Review of Life in the frozen state, edited by B.J. Fuller, N. Lane and E.E. Benson. London, CRC Press, 2004. Antarctic Science, 17 (2). 301-302.

Sherlock, Graham; Block, William; Benson, Erica E.. 2005 Thermal analysis of the plant encapsulation-dehydration cryopreservation protocol using silica gel as the desiccant. CryoLetters, 26 (1). 45-54.


Bignell, David E.; Block, William; Baker, Anne S.. 2004 Obituary: John Anthony Wallwork (1932-2004). International Journal of Acarology, 30 (3). 281-285.


Block, William; Zettel, Juerg. 2003 Activity and dormancy in relation to body water and cold tolerance in a winter-active springtail (Collembola). European Journal of Entomology, 100 (3). 305-312.

Worland, M. Roger; Block, William. 2003 Desiccation stress at sub-zero temperatures in polar terrestrial arthropods. Journal of Insect Physiology, 49 (3). 193-203. 10.1016/S0022-1910(02)00264-0

Block, William. 2003 Obituary: David Wynn-Williams (1946-2002). Polar Record, 39 (209). 161-164.

Convey, Peter; Block, William; Peat, Helen J.. 2003 Soil arthropods as indicators of water stress in Antarctic terrestrial habitats? Global Change Biology, 9 (12). 1718-1730. 10.1046/j.1529-8817.2003.00691.x

Block, William. 2003 Water or ice? - the challenge for invertebrate cold survival. Science Progress, 86 (1-2). 77-101. 10.3184/003685003783238680

Block, William. 2003 Water status and thermal analysis of alginate beads used in cryopreservation of plant germplasm. Cryobiology, 47 (1). 59-72. 10.1016/S0011-2240(03)00069-5


Johnstone, Claire; Block, William; Benson, Erica E.; Day, John G.; Staines, Harry; Illian, Janine B.. 2002 Assessing methods for collecting and transferring viable algae from Signy Island, maritime Antarctic, to the United Kingdom. Polar Biology, 25 (7). 553-556. 10.1007/s00300-002-0377-8

Block, William. 2002 Editorial. Ignoring our roots. CryoLetters, 23 (3). 137-138.

Block, William. 2002 Interactions of water, ice nucleators and desiccation in invertebrate cold survival. European Journal of Entomology, 99 (2). 259-266.


Bale, J.S.; Worland, M.R.; Block, W.. 2001 Effect of summer frost exposures on the cold tolerance strategy of a sub-Antarctic beetle. Journal of Insect Physiology, 47 (10). 1161-1167. 10.1016/S0022-1910(01)00097-X

Block, William; Worland, M. Roger. 2001 Experimental studies of ice nucleation in an Antarctic springtail (Collembola, Isotomidae). Cryobiology, 42 (3). 170-181. 10.1006/cryo.2001.2319

Bauer, Roswitha; Worland, M. Roger; Block, William. 2001 Experimental studies on cold survival of enchytraeid cocoons. Pedobiologia, 45 (6). 561-571. 10.1078/0031-4056-00107

Block, W.; Convey, P.. 2001 Seasonal and long-term variation in body-water content of an Antarctic springtail - a response to climate change? Polar Biology, 24 (10). 764-770. 10.1007/s003000100282


Block, William; Bauer, Roswitha. 2000 DSC studies of freezing in terrestrial enchytraeids (Annelida: Oligochaeta). CryoLetters, 21 (2). 99-106.

Block, William. 2000 Feature locality: the UK Arctic Research Station at Ny-Alesund, Svalbard. Arctic Insect News, 11. 10-14.

Dumet, Dominique; Block, William; Worland, Roger; Reed, Barbara M.; Benson, Erica E.. 2000 Profiling cryopreservation protocols for Ribes ciliatum using differential scanning calorimetry. CryoLetters, 21 (6). 367-378.

Worland, M. Roger; Block, William; Grubor-Lajsic, Gordana. 2000 Survival of Heleomyza borealis (Diptera, Heleomyzidae) larvae down to -60oC. Physiological Entomology, 25 (1). 1-5. 10.1046/j.1365-3032.2000.00159.x

Rybalov, L.; Rossolimo, T.; Block, W.. 2000 Temperature adaptations of terrestrial arthropods of the Yenisey Region of Siberia (Asian Ecological Transect). In: Watson, A.E.; Aplet, G.H.; Hendee, J.C., (eds.) USDA Forest Service Proceedings Rocky Road Mountain Research Station. Fort Collins, USA, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 57-61.

Bale, J.S.; Block, W.; Worland, M.R.. 2000 Thermal tolerance and acclimation response of larvae of the sub-Antarctic beetle Hydromedion sparsutum (Coleoptera: Perimylopidae). Polar Biology, 23 (2). 77-84. 10.1007/s003000050011


Convey, P.; Greenslade, P.; Arnold, R.J.; Block, W.. 1999 Collembola of sub-Antarctic South Georgia. Polar Biology, 22 (1). 1-6.

Bale, J.S.; Worland, M.R.; Block, W.. 1999 Comparative thermal tolerance of herbivorous and predatory beetles on South Georgia, Sub-Antarctic. CryoLetters, 20 (2). 83-88.

Bauer, Roswitha; Block, William. 1999 Differential scanning calorimetry studies on enchytraeids. Newsletter on Enchytraeidae, 6. 43-47.

Hodkinson, I. D.; Webb, N. R.; Bale, J. S.; Block, W.. 1999 Hydrology, water availability and tundra ecosystem function in a changing climate: the need for a closer integration of ideas? Global Change Biology, 5 (3). 359-369. 10.1046/j.1365-2486.1999.00229.x

Worland, M. Roger; Block, William. 1999 Ice-nucleating bacteria from the guts of two sub-Antarctic beetles,Hydromedion sparsutum and Perimylops antarcticus(Perimylopidae). Cryobiology, 38 (1). 60-67. 10.1006/cryo.1998.2147

Ernsting, G.; Brandjes, G. J.; Block, W.; Isaaks, J. A.. 1999 Life-history consequences of predation for a subantarctic beetle: evaluating the contribution of direct and indirect effects. Journal of Animal Ecology, 68 (4). 741-752. 10.1046/j.1365-2656.1999.00322.x

Brandjes, G. J.; Block, W.; Ernsting, G.. 1999 Spatial dynamics of two introduced species of carabid beetles on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Polar Biology, 21 (5). 326-334. 10.1007/s003000050369


Block, William; Wharton, David A.; Sinclair, Brent J.. 1998 Cold tolerance of a New Zealand alpine cockroach, Celatoblatta quinquemaculata (Dictyoptera, Blattidae). Physiological Entomology, 23 (1). 1-6. 10.1046/j.1365-3032.1998.2310001.x

Stary, Josef; Block, William. 1998 Distribution and biogeography of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) in Antarctica, the sub-Antarctic islands and nearby land areas. Journal of Natural History, 32. 861-894.

Hodkinson, Ian D.; Webb, N.R.; Bale, J.S.; Block, W.; Coulson, S.J.; Strathdee, A.T.. 1998 Global change and Arctic ecosystems: conclusions and predictions from experiments with terrestrial invertebrates on Spitsbergen. Arctic and Alpine Research, 30 (3). 306-313.

Block, William; Worland, M. Roger; Bale, Jeffrey. 1998 Respiratory responses to chilling and freezing in two sub-Antarctic insects. Cryobiology, 37 (2). 163-166. 10.1006/cryo.1998.2110

Šustr, V.; Block, W.. 1998 Temperature dependence and acclimatory response of amylase in the High Arctic springtail Onychiurus arcticus (Tullberg) compared with the temperate species Protaphorura armata (Tullberg). Journal of Insect Physiology, 44 (10). 991-999. 10.1016/S0022-1910(97)00174-1

Webb, Nigel R.; Coulson, Steven J.; Hodkinson, Ian D.; Block, William; Bale, Jeffery S.; Strathdee, Andrew T.. 1998 The effects of experimental temperature elevation on populations of cryptostigmatic mites in high Arctic soils. Pedobiologia, 42 (4). 298-308.


McAllen, Rob; Block, William. 1997 Aspects of the cryobiology of the intertidal Harpacticoid CopepodTigriopus brevicornis(O. F. Müller). Cryobiology, 35 (4). 309-317. 10.1006/cryo.1997.2046

Todd, Catherine M.; Block, William. 1997 Responses to desiccation in four Coleopterans from sub-Antarctic South Georgia. Journal of Insect Physiology, 43 (10). 905-913. 10.1016/S0022-1910(97)00055-3

Chown, S.L.; Block, W.; Vernon, P.; Greenslade, P.. 1997 Priorities for terrestrial Antarctic research. Polar Record, 33 (186). 187-188. 10.1017/S0032247400014674

Starý, J.; Block, W.; Greenslade, P.. 1997 Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of sub-Antarctic Heard Island. Journal of Natural History, 31 (4). 545-553. 10.1080/00222939700770281

Chown, S. L.; Block, W.. 1997 Comparative nutritional ecology of grass-feeding in a sub-Antarctic beetle: the impact of introduced species on Hydromedion sparsutum from South Georgia. Oecologia, 111 (2). 216-224. 10.1007/s004420050228

Wharton, David A.; Block, William. 1997 Differential scanning calorimetry studies on an Antarctic nematode (Panagrolaimus davidi) which survives intracellular freezing. Cryobiology, 34 (2). 114-121. 10.1006/cryo.1996.1989

Block, William. 1997 Ecophysiological strategies of terrestrial arthropods in the maritime Antarctic. In: Battaglia, B.; Valencia, J.; Walton, D.W.H., (eds.) Antarctic communities: species, structure and survival. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 316-320.

Grubor-Lajsic, G.; Block, W.; Telesmanic, M.; Jovanovic, A.; Stevanovic, D.; Baca, F.. 1997 Effect of cold acclimation on the antioxidant defense system of two larval lepidoptera (noctuidae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, 36 (1). 1-10. 10.1002/(SICI)1520-6327(1997)36:1<1::AID-ARCH1>3.0.CO;2-#

Rossolimo, T.E.; Block, W.; Worland, M.R.. 1997 Issledovaniye fiziologicheskikh parametrov Pterostichus subaeneus (Carabidae) iz Zapadmogo Sayana [A note on the ecophysiology of ... from the western Sayan Mountains]. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 76 (8). 910-914.

Bale, Jeffrey S.; Hodkinson, Ian D.; Block, William; Webb, Nigel R.; Coulson, Steven C.; Strathdee, Andrew T.. 1997 Life strategies of arctic terrestrial arthropods. In: Woodin, S.J.; Marquiss, M., (eds.) Ecology of arctic environments. Oxford, Blackwell, 137-165. (British Ecological Society special publication, 13).


Block, W.; Starý, J.. 1996 Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of the maritime Antarctic and Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Natural History, 30 (7). 1059-1067. 10.1080/00222939600770561

Hodkinson, I. D.; Coulson, S. J.; Webb, N. R.; Block, W.. 1996 Can high Arctic soil microarthropods survive eleveated summer temperatures? Functional Ecology, 10 (3). 314-321. 10.2307/2390278

Convey, P.; Greenslade, P.; Richard, K. J.; Block, W.. 1996 The terrestrial arthropod fauna of the Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands - Collembola. Polar Biology, 16 (4). 257-259. 10.1007/s003000050052

Coulson, S. J.; Hodkinson, I. D.; Wooley, C.; Webb, N. R.; Block, W.; Worland, M. R.; Bale, J. S.; Strathdee, A. T.. 1996 Effects of experimental temperature elevation on high-arctic soil microarthropod populations. Polar Biology, 16 (2). 147-153. 10.1007/BF02390435

Morton-Firth, C.J.; Block, William; Worland, M. Roger. 1996 Organism survival and cell integrity in a freeze-tolerant insect. CryoLetters, 17 (1). 25-30.

Convey, Peter; Block, William. 1996 Antarctic diptera: ecology, physiology and distribution. European Journal of Entomology, 93 (1). 1-13.

Grubor-Lajsic, G.; Block, W.; Jovanovic, A.; Worland, R.. 1996 Antioxidant enzymes in larvae of the Antarctic fly, Belgica antarctica. CryoLetters, 17 (1). 39-42.

Block, W.. 1996 Cold or drought - the lesser of two evils for terrestrial arthropods? European Journal of Entomology, 93 (3). 325-329.

Worland, M.R.; Block, W.; Oldale, Helen. 1996 Ice nucleation activity in biological materials with examples from Antarctic plants. CryoLetters, 17. 31-38.

Starý, J.; Block, W.. 1996 Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic and their zoogeographical relationships. Journal of Natural History, 30 (4). 523-535. 10.1080/00222939600770281

Hodkinson, I. D.; Coulson, S. J.; Webb, N. R.; Block, W.; Strathdee, A. T.; Bale, J. S.; Worland, M. R.. 1996 Temperature and the biomass of flying midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) in the high Arctic. Oikos, 75 (2). 241-248. 10.2307/3546247

Ernsting, G.; Block, W.; Brandjes, G.J.. 1996 Trophic interactions among soil fauna in a sub-Antarctic site. Circumpolar Journal, 11 (1-2). 56-59.


Coulson, S. J.; Hodkinson, I. D.; Strathdee, A. T.; Block, W.; Webb, N. R.; Bale, J. S.; Worland, M.R.. 1995 Thermal Environments of Arctic Soil Organisms during Winter. Arctic and Alpine Research, 27 (4). 364-370. 10.2307/1552029

Block, William; Harrisson, Paul M.. 1995 Collembolan water relations and environmental change in the maritime Antarctic. Global Change Biology, 1 (5). 347-359. 10.1111/j.1365-2486.1995.tb00033.x

Coulson, S.J.; Hodkinson, I.D.; Block, W.; Webb, N.R.; Worland, M.R.. 1995 Low summer temperatures: a potential mortality factor for high arctic soil microarthropods? Journal of Insect Physiology, 41 (9). 783-792. 10.1016/0022-1910(95)00027-R

Block, William; Convey, Peter. 1995 The biology, life cycle and ecophysiology of the Antarctic miteAlaskozetes antarcticus. Journal of Zoology, 236 (3). 431-449. 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1995.tb02723.x

Ernsting, G.; Block, W.; MacAlister, H.; Todd, C.. 1995 The invasion of the carnivorous carabid beetle Trechisibus antarcticus on South Georgia (sub-Antarctic) and its effect on the endemic herbivorous beetle Hydromedion spasutum. Oecologia, 103 (1). 34-42. 10.1007/BF00328422

Strathdee, A.T.; Bale, J.S.; Strathdee, F.C.; Block, W.C.; Coulson, S.J.; Webb, N.R.; Hodkinson, I. D.. 1995 Climatic severity and the response to temperature elevation of Arctic aphids. Global Change Biology, 1 (1). 23-28. 10.1111/j.1365-2486.1995.tb00003.x

Block, William. 1995 Insects and freezing. Science Progress, 78 (4). 349-372.

Webb, N.R.; Hodkinson, I.D.; Coulson, S.; Bale, J.S.; Strathdee, A.T.; Block, W.. 1995 Life history and ecophysiological responses to temperature in Arctic terrestrial invertebrates. In: Global change and Arctic terrestrial ecosystems. Luxembourg, Iffice for Official Publications of the European Communities, 51-55. (Ecosystem research report, 10).

Starý, J.; Block, W.. 1995 Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of South Georgia, South Atlantic. Journal of Natural History, 29 (6). 1469-1481. 10.1080/00222939500770631

Block, William; Hong-Chang, Li; Worland, M. Roger. 1995 Parameters of cold resistance in eggs of three species of grasshoppers from Inner Mongolia. CryoLetters, 16 (2). 73-78.

Todd, C.M.; Block, W.. 1995 A comparison of the cold hardiness attributes in larvae of four species of Diptera. CryoLetters, 16. 137-146.


Block, William. 1994 Differential scanning calorimetry in ecophysiological research. Acta Oecologica, 15 (1). 13-22.

Block, William. 1994 Terrestrial ecosystems: Antarctica. Polar Biology, 14 (5). 293-300. 10.1007/BF00238443

Block, W.; Webb, N.R.; Coulson, S.; Hodkinson, I.D.; Worland, M.R.. 1994 Thermal adaptation in the Arctic collembolan Onychiurus arcticus (Tullberg). Journal of Insect Physiology, 40 (8). 715-722. 10.1016/0022-1910(94)90099-X

Block, William; Vannier, Guy. 1994 What is ecophysiology? Two perspectives. Acta Oecologica, 15 (1). 5-12.

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