The articles listed below are the current work of young diatomists.

Young diatomists' publications


  • BENITO, X., TROBAJO, R. & IBÁÑEZ, C. 2015. Benthic diatoms in a Mediterranean delta: ecological indicators and a conductivity transfer function for paleoenvironmental studies.  Journal of Paleolimnology 54: 171–188 (Link)
  • TAMMELIN, M. & KAUPPILA, T. 2018. Quaternary landforms and basin morphology control the natural eutrophy of boreal lakes and their sensitivity to anthropogenic forcing. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6:65. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00065 (Link)
  • VELEZ, M.I., JARAMILLO, C., SALAZAR, F., BENITO, X., FRITZ, S., TAPIA, P., LUBINIECKI, D., KAR., N. & ESCOBAR, J. 2017. Aquatic ecosystems in a newly formed ecospace: Early Pliocene lakes in the Central Andean Altiplano. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology  (Link)


  • ALMEDIA, P., WETZEL, C., MORALES, E.A, ECTOR, L., BICUDO, D.E. New species and combination of Fragilarifoma (Bacillariophyta) from tropical freshwater environments. Fottea, 17: 277-292. Link

with molecular backround

  • CARBALLEIRA, R., TROBAJO, R., LEIRA, M., BENITO, X., SATO, S. & MANN D.G. 2017. A combined morphological and molecular approach to Nitzschia varelae sp. nov., with discussion of symmetry in Bacillariaceae. European Journal of Phycology. Link  

  • PINSEEL, E., VANORMELINGEN, P., HAMILTON, P.B., VYVERMAN, W., VAN DE VIJVER, B. & KOPALOVÁ K. (2017). Molecular and morphological characterization of the Achnanthidium minutissimum complex (Bacillariophyta) in Petuniabukta (Spitsbergen, High Arctic) including the description of A. digitatum sp. nov. European Journal of Phycology (link) 

of the Arctic region 

  • PINSEEL, E., KOPALOVÁ, K. & VAN DE VIJVER, B. (2014). Gomphonema svalbardense sp. nov, a new freshwater diatom species from the Arctic Region. Phytotaxa (link)
  • PINSEEL, E., VAN DE VIJVER, B. & KOPALOVÁ, K. (2015). Achanthidium petuniabuktianum sp. nov. (Achnanthidiaceae, Bacillariophyta), a new representative of the A. pyrenaicum group from Spitsbergen (Svalbard, Archipelago, High Arctic). Phytotaxa (link

of the Antarctic region 

  • PINSEEL, E., HEJDUKOVÁ, E., VANORMELINGEN, P., KOPALOVÁ, K., VYVERMAN, W. & VAN DE VIJVER, B. (2017) Pinnularia catenaborealis sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae), a unique chain-forming diatom species form James Ross Island and Vega Island (Maritime Antarctica). Phycologia (link)  

 of the Mediterranean region

  • VOSSEL, H.; REED, J. M.; HOUK, V.; CVETKOSKA, A. & VAN DE VIJVER, B. (2015): Cyclotella paleo-ocellata, a new centric diatom (Bacillariophyta) from Lake Kinneret (Israel). Fottea (15-1), 63-75 (link)

Arctic diatom studies

  • VINSOVÁ, P., PINSEEL, E., KOHLER, T.J., VAN DE VIJVER, B., ZARSKY, J., KAVAN, J. & KOPALOVÁ, K. (2015). Diatoms in cryoconite holes and adjacent proglacial freshwater sediments, Nordenski[old glacier (Spitsbergen, High Arctic). Czech Polar Reports (link
  • PINSEEL, E., VAN DE VIJVER, B., KAVAN, J., VERLEYEN, E. & KOPALOVÁ, K. (2017). Diversity, ecology and community structure of the freshwater littoral diatom flora of Petuniabukta (Spitsbergen). Polar Biology (link)


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  • Kauppila, T., Ahokas, T., Nikolajev-Wikström, L., Mäkinen, J., Tammelin, M.H. & Meriläinen, J.J. 2016. Aquatic effects of peat extraction and peatland forest drainage: a comparative sediment study of two adjacent lakes in Central Finland. Environmental Earth Sciences 75: 1473. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-016-6278-x​ (Link:




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