Sergei Katsev

Associate Professor • Large Lakes Observatory & Department of Physics • University of Minnesota Duluth


Curriculum Vitae Research Publications Students Links Teaching

Student theses

Li, Jiying (2014) Sediment diagenesis in large lakes Superior and Malawi. Geochemical cycles and budgets and comparisons to marine sediments. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Minnesota (PDF).

Aaberg, Arthur (2013) Warming and stratification changes in Lake Kivu, East Africa. M.Sc. Thesis. University of Minnesota Duluth (PDF).

Kistner, Matthew (2013) Organic carbon reactivity in Lake Superior. Water Resources Science M.Sc. Plan B project. University of Minnesota (PDF).

Li, Jiying (2011) Diagenesis and sediment-water exchanges in organic-poor sediments of Lake Superior. M.Sc. Thesis. University of Minnesota (PDF).

Journal publications

Li J., Zhang Y., and Katsev S. (2017) Phosphorus recycling in deeply oxygenated sediments in Lake Superior controlled by organic matter mineralization. Limnol. Oceanogr.

Li J., Brown E.T., Crowe S.A., and Katsev S (2017). Sediment geochemistry and contributions to carbon and nutrient cycling in a deep meromictic tropical lake: Lake Malawi (East Africa). J. Great Lakes Res.

Crowe S.A., Treusch A.H., Forth M., Li J., Magen C., Canfield D.E., Thumdrup B., and Katsev S (2017) Novel anammox bacteria drive nitrogen loss in freshwater. Scientific Reports, in press.

Fakhraee M., Li J., and Katsev S. (2017) Significant role of organic sulfur in supporting sedimentary sulfate reduction in low-sulfate environments. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 213: 502-516.

Schreiner K, Katsev S, Steinman B, Sterner RW, Williams J, Zak K (2017) Advancing graduate limnology education through active learning and community partnerships: A pilot program at the Large Lakes Observatory. Limnol. Oceanogr. Bulletin, doi:10.1002/lob.10197.

O'Beirne M., Werne J.P., Hecky R.E., Johnson T.C., Katsev S., and Reavie E. (2017)
Anthropogenic climate change has altered primary productivity in Lake Superior. Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/ncomms15713.

Katsev, S., Verburg, P., Lliros, M., Minor, E., Kruger, B., Li, J. (2017). Tropical meromictic lakes: specifics of meromixis and case studies of Lakes Tanganyika, Malawi, and Matano. In Ecology of Meromictic Lakes, edited by R. Gulati,
E. Zadereev, and A. Degermendzhy. Ecol. Studies Ser., Vol. 228. Springer.

Schultze, M., Boehrer, B., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Katsev, S., Brown, E. (2017). Chemical setting and biogeochemical reactions in meromictic lakes.
In Ecology of Meromictic Lakes, edited by R. Gulati, E. Zadereev, and A. Degermendzhy. Ecol. Studies Ser., Vol. 228. Springer.

Katsev S. (2017) When large lakes respond fast: A parsimonious model for phosphorus dynamics. J. Great Lakes Res. 43: 199-204. (PDF)

Louca S., Hawley A.K., Katsev S., Torres-Beltran M., Bhatia M.P., Kheirandish S., Michiels C.C., Capelle D., Lavik G., Doebeli M., Crowe S.A., Hallam S.J. (2016) Integrating biogeochemistry with multiomic sequence information in a model oxygen minimum zone. PNAS, 201602897. (PDF)

Katsev S. (2016) Phosphorus effluxes from lake sediments. In
R. Lal and B.A. Stewart (Eds.) Soil Phosphorus, Taylor&Francis, 339 pp.

Katsev, S., & Crowe, S. A. (2015). Organic carbon burial efficiencies in sediments: The power law of mineralization revisited. Geology, G36626-1

Sundby B., P. Lecroart, P. Anschutz, S. Katsev, and A. Mucci (2015) When deep diagenesis in Arctic Ocean sediments compromises manganese-based geochronology. Mar. Geol. 366: 62-68

Dittrich, M., L. Moreau, J. Gordon, S. Quazi, C. Palermo, R. Fulthorpe, S. Katsev, J. Bollmann, and A. Chesnyuk (2015) Geomicrobiology of Iron Layers in the Sediment of Lake Superior. Aquat. Geochem.: 1-18.

Crowe S.A., G. Paris, S. Katsev, CA Jones, S-T Kim, A.L. Zerkle, S. Nomosatryo, D.A. Fowle, J.F. Adkins, A.L. Sessions, J. Farquhar, D.E. Canfield (2014) Sulfate was a trace constituent of Archean seawater. Science 346: 735-739.

Katsev, S., A.A.Aaberg, S.A.Crowe, and R.E. Hecky (2014) Recent warming of Lake Kivu. PLOS ONE 9, e109084

Li, J. and S. Katsev (2014) Nitrogen cycling in deeply oxygenated sediments: Results in Lake Superior and implications for marine sediments. Limnol. Oceanogr. 59, 465-481.

Katsev, S. and M. Dittrich (2013) Modeling of decadal-scale phosphorus retention in lake sediments under varying redox conditions. Ecological Modeling 251: 246-259

J. Li, S.A. Crowe, D. Miklesh, M. Kistner, D.E. Canfield, and S. Katsev (2012) Carbon mineralization and oxygen dynamics in sediments with deep oxygen penetration, Lake Superior. Limnology & Oceanography 75: 1634-1650 (PDF).

Jones C., S.A. Crowe, A. Sturm, K.L. Leslie, L. MacLean, S. Katsev, C. Henny, D.A. Fowle, and D.E. Canfield (2011) Biogeochemistry of manganese in ferruginous Lake Matano, Indonesia. Biogeosciences 8: 2977-2991. (PDF)

S.A. Crowe, S. Katsev, K. Leslie, A. Sturm, C. Magen, S. Nomosatryo, W. Reeburgh, J.A. Roberts, L. Golzalez, A. Mucci, B. Sundby, and D. Fowle (2011) The methane cycle in ferruginous Lake Matano. Geobiology 9: 61-78 (PDF).

S. Katsev, S.A. Crowe, A. Mucci, B. Sundby, S. Nomosatryo, G. D. Haffner, and D. A. Fowle. (2010) Mixing and its effects on biogeochemistry in persistently stratified, deep, tropical Lake Matano, Indonesia. Limnol. Oceanogr. 55: 763-776 (PDF).

Peña M.A., S. Katsev, T. Oguz, and D. Gilbert (2010) Modelling dissolved oxygen dynamics and coastal hypoxia: A review. Biogeosciences 7: 933-957 (PDF).

S.A. Crowe, C.-A. Jones, S. Katsev, A.H. O’Neill, A. Sturm, D.E. Canfield, G.D. Haffner, A. Mucci, B. Sundby, and D.A. Fowle (2008) Photoferrotrophs thrive in an Archean Ocean analogue. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 105: 15938-15943. (PDF)

S.A. Crowe, A.H. O’Neill, S. Katsev, P. Hehanussa, G.D. Haffner, B. Sundby, A. Mucci, and D.A. Fowle (2008) The biogeochemistry of tropical lakes: A case study from ancient Lake Matano, Indonesia. Limnology and Oceanography 53, 319-331.

Schauser et al. (2008) Joint summary of the workshop discussions about the current state of the art in modeling aquatic ecosystems. In Perspectives of Lake Modeling towards Predicting Reaction to Trophic Change, eds. I. Schauser and T. Strube, KWB, Berlin.

S. Katsev (2007) Modeling of sediment-water exchanges over multi-year time scales. Proceedings of the workshop “Perspectives of Lake Modeling: Towards Predicting Reaction to Trophic Change. Berlin, November 8-9, 2007.
S. Katsev, G. Chaillou, B. Sundby, and A. Mucci (2007) Effect of progressive oxygen depletion on sediment diagenesis and fluxes: A model for the Lower St. Lawrence Estuary. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 2555-2568. (PDF)
S. Katsev, I. Tsandev, I. L’Heureux, and D.G. Rancourt (2006) Factors controlling long term phosphorus efflux in lake sediments: Exploratory reaction-transport modeling, Chemical Geology 234, 127-147.  (PDF)
S. Katsev, B. Sundby, and A. Mucci (2006) Modeling vertical migrations of the redox boundary in sediments: Application to deep basins of the Arctic Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography 51, 1581-1593. (PDF)
S.A. Crowe, A.H. O’Neill, S. Katsev, P. Hehanussa, G.D. Haffner, B. Sundby, A. Mucci, D. Fowle (2006) Lake Matano water chemistry: Insights into trace metal and phosphate cycling in Fe-rich environments. Proceedings of the Symposium on Malili Lakes, Indonesian Institute of Science, Jakarta, Indonesia, March 17, 2006.
I. L’Heureux and S. Katsev (2006) Oscillatory zoning in (Ba,Sr)SO4 solid solution: Microscopic and cellular automata models. Chemical Geology 225, 230-243.
S. Katsev, D.G. Rancourt, and I. L’Heureux (2004) dSED: A database tool for modeling sediment early diagenesis, Computers & Geosciences 30, 959-967. (PDF)
I. L’Heureux and S. Katsev (2004) Model of oscillatory zoning in the (Ba,Sr)SO4 solid solution system. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 68, Suppl. A75.
S. Katsev and I. L’Heureux (2003) Are Hurst exponents estimated from short or irregular time series meaningful? Computers & Geosciences 29, 1085-1089. (PDF)
S. Katsev and I. L’Heureux (2002) Autocatalytic model of oscillatory zoning in experimentally grown (Ba,Sr)SO4 solid solution, Physical Review E 66, 066206.
S. Katsev and I. L'Heureux (2001) Two-dimensional model of banding pattern formation in minerals by means of coarsening waves: Mississippi Valley-type sphalerite, Physics Letters A 292, 66-74.
S. Katsev, I. L'Heureux, and A. D. Fowler (2001) Mechanism and duration of banding in Mississippi Valley-type sphalerite, Geophysical Research Letters 28, 24, 4643-4646.
S. Katsev and I. L’Heureux (2000) Impact of environmental noise on oscillatory pattern formation in crystal growth: plagioclase feldspar. Physical Review E 61, 5, 4972-4979.

D. Alexander and S. Katsev (1996) Geometrical consideration in imaging the solar corona, Solar Physics 167(1/2), 153-166.
S. Katsev and D. Alexander (1995) The effects of geometry in the solar corona, J. Undergrad. Res. 2, 157-167.