Academic Article

Year Title
2018 Editorial: Microbial Exopolymers: Sources, Chemico-Physiological Properties, and Ecosystem Effects in the Marine Environment.Frontiers in Microbiology.  9:1822. 2018
2017 Near-surface Heating of Young Rift Sediment Causes Mass Production and Discharge of Reactive Dissolved Organic Matter.Scientific Reports.  7:44864. 2017
2017 A Multi-season Investigation of Microbial Extracellular Enzyme Activities in Two Temperate Coastal North Carolina Rivers: Evidence of Spatial but Not Seasonal Patterns.Frontiers in Microbiology.  8:2589. 2017
2016 Marine Snow Sedimented Oil Released During the Deepwater Horizon SpillOceanography.  29:118-125. 2016
2016 Enhanced particle fluxes and heterotrophic bacterial activities in Gulf of Mexico bottom waters following storm-induced sediment resuspensionDeep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.  129:77-88. 2016
2016 Enhanced protein and carbohydrate hydrolyses in plume-associated deepwaters initially sampled during the early stages of the Deepwater Horizon oil spillDeep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.  129:368-373. 2016
2016 Microbial enzymatic activity and secondary production in sediments affected by the sedimentation pulse following the Deepwater Horizon oil spillDeep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.  129:241-248. 2016
2016 Oil-derived marine aggregates - hot spots of polysaccharide degradation by specialized bacterial communitiesDeep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.  129:179-186. 2016
2016 Reply to Prince et al.: Ability of chemical dispersants to reduce oil spill impacts remains unclear.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  113:E1422-E1423. 2016
2015 Microbial activities and organic matter degradation at three sites in the coastal North Atlantic: Variations in DOC turnover times and potential for export off the shelfMarine Chemistry.  177:388-397. 2015
2015 Chemical dispersants can suppress the activity of natural oil-degrading microorganisms.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  112:14900-14905. 2015
2015 Delayed settling of marine snow: Effects of density gradient and particle properties and implications for carbon cyclingMarine Chemistry.  175:28-38. 2015
2014 Composition and enzymatic function of particle-associated and free-living bacteria: a coastal/offshore comparison.ISME Journal.  8:2167-2179. 2014
2014 Verrucomicrobia are candidates for polysaccharide-degrading bacterioplankton in an arctic fjord of Svalbard.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  80:3749-3756. 2014
2014 Optical and chemical characterization of base-extracted particulate organic matter in coastal marine environmentsMarine Chemistry.  162:96-113. 2014
2014 Differences in the substrate spectrum of extracellular enzymes in shallow lakes of differing trophic statusBiogeochemistry.  117:143-151. 2014
2014 Natural oil slicks fuel surface water microbial activities in the northern Gulf of Mexico.Frontiers in Microbiology.  5:188. 2014
2013 Delayed settling of marine snow at sharp density transitions driven by fluid entrainment and diffusion-limited retentionMarine Ecology - Progress Series.  487:185-200. 2013
2012 Functional variation among polysaccharide-hydrolyzing microbial communities in the Gulf of MexicoMarine Chemistry.  138:13-20. 2012
2012 Comment on the review by German et al. (2011) "Optimization of hydrolytic and oxidative enzyme methods for ecosystem studies" [Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43: 1387-1397]Soil Biology and Biochemistry.  48:196-197. 2012
2012 Capturing single cell genomes of active polysaccharide degraders: an unexpected contribution of Verrucomicrobia.PLoS ONE.  7:e35314. 2012
2012 Marine snow formation in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of MexicoEnvironmental Research Letters.  7:035301-035301. 2012
2012 Microbial activities and dissolved organic matter dynamics in oil-contaminated surface seawater from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site.PLoS ONE.  7:e34816. 2012
2011 Microbial community composition and function in permanently cold seawater and sediments from an arctic fjord of svalbard.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  77:2008-2018. 2011
2011 Latitudinal gradients in degradation of marine dissolved organic carbon.PLoS ONE.  6:e28900. 2011
2010 Changes in the spectrum and rates of extracellular enzyme activities in seawater following aggregate formationBiogeosciences.  7:1007-1015. 2010
2009 Enzyme activities in the Delaware Estuary affected by elevated suspended sediment load (vol 84, pg 253, 2009)Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.  85:671-671. 2009
2009 Enzyme activities in the Delaware Estuary affected by elevated suspended sediment loadEstuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.  84:253-258. 2009
2009 Enzyme activities in the water column and in shallow permeable sediments from the northeastern Gulf of MexicoEstuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.  84:202-208. 2009
2009 Thorium-234 derived information on particle residence times and sediment deposition in shallow waters of the south-western Baltic SeaJournal of Marine Systems.  75:360-370. 2009
2008 Polysaccharide hydrolysis in aggregates and free enzyme activity in aggregate-free seawater from the north-eastern Gulf of Mexico.Environmental Microbiology.  10:289-299. 2008
2007 Surface associations of enzymes and of organic matter: Consequences for hydrolytic activity and organic matter remineralization in marine systemsMarine Chemistry.  104:241-252. 2007
2005 Aggregation and sinking behaviour of resuspended fluffy layer materialContinental Shelf Research.  25:1853-1863. 2005
2003 Sedimentological parameters and erosion behaviour of submarine coastal sediments in the south-western Baltic SeaGeo-Marine Letters.  23:43-52. 2003
2000 Vertical patterns of suspended matter characteristics along a coastal-basin transect in the western Baltic SeaEstuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.  51:789-804. 2000

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
2010 Comparison of multivariate microbial datasets with the Shannon index: An example using enzyme activity from diverse marine environmentsOrganic Geochemistry. 1019-1021. 2010
2010 Organic matter degradation and nutrient remobilization in permeable coastal sandsGeochmica et Cosmochimica Acta. A435-A435. 2010
2006 Do benthic diatoms influence erosion thresholds of coastal subtidal sediments?Netherlands Journal of Sea Research Journal of Sea Research. 43-53. 2006

Teaching Activities

  • Top/Marine Microbes Taught course 2019
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Kai Ziervogel