Publication

NamesYearPublication
Li, J., Plouchart, D., Zastepa, A., Dittrich, M.2019Polyphosphate dynamics in picoplankton enhance turnover of phosphorus in a eutrophic bay of Lake Ontario, Scientific Reports, in press
eg (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.06.042).
Paulo, C., McKenzie, J.A., Raof, B., Bollman J., Furthorpe R., Strohmenger C.J., Dittrich, M2019Organomineralization of proto-dolomite in sabkhas by Geitlerinema sp cyanobacterial extracellular polymeric substances: temperature control of crystal size and its implication for geological record, American Journal of Science, in press
Alibrahim, A., Al-Gharabally, D., Mahmoud, H., Dittrich, M.2019Proto-dolomite formation in microbial consortia dominated by Halomonas strains, Kuwait, 2019, Extremophiles, 23, 765–781
Ali Al Disi, Z., Zouari, N., Dittrich, M., Jaoua, S., Al Saad Al-Kuwari, H., Bontognali, T.R.R.2019Characterization of the Exopolymeric Substances (EPS) of Virgibacillus strains capable of mediating the formation of high Mg-calcite and protodolomite, 2019, Marine Biology, published
Rahman, M. A., J. Halfar, W. H. Adey, M. Nash, C. Paulo, M. Dittrich2019The role of chitin-rich skeletal organic matrix on the crystallization of calcium carbonate in the crustose coralline alga Leptophytum foecundum, 2019, Nature Scientific Reports, published
Markovic, S., Liang, A., S. Watson, D. Depew, A. Zastepa, P. Surana, J. Vanden Byllaardt, Dittrich M.2019Reduction of industrial iron pollution promotes phosphorus internal loading in eutrophic Hamilton Harbour, Lake Ontario, Canada, 2019, Environmental Pollution, published
Markovic, S., Liang, A., S. Watson, Gao, J., S. Mugalingam, G. Ahronditsis, A. Morley, Dittrich, M.2019Biogeochemical mechanisms controlling phosphorus diagenesis and internal loading in a remediated hard water eutrophic embayment, Chemical Geology, 514, 122-137
DiLoretto, Z., McKenzie, J.A., Al Saad Al-Kuwari, Williford, K.H., Strohmenger, C.J., Palermo, C., Sadooni, F., Rivers, J.M., Dittrich, M2019Microbial Community Composition and Dolomite Formation in the Hypersaline Microbial Mats of the Khor Al-Adaid Sabkhas, 2019, Qatar, Extremophiles 23, 201–218
Li, J and Dittrich, M.2019Dynamic polyphosphate metabolism in cyanobacteria responding to phosphorus availability. Environmental Microbiology, 21(2), 572–583
Paulo, C., Kenney, J.A., Persson, P., Dittrich, M.2018Effects of phosphorus in growth media on biomineralization and cell surface properties of marine cyanobacteria Synechococcus. Geosciences 2018, 8(12), 471
Zhu, T., Lin, Y., Lu, X., Dittrich, M.2018Screening of cyanobacteria strains for their carbonate precipitation on mortar under different environmental conditions, 2018. Ecological Enginering, 120, 154-163
Doan, P.T.K., Markovic, S., Cadena, S., Watson, S.B., Guo, J., Mugalingam, S., Morley, A., Zhang, W., Arhonditsis, G.B., Dittrich, M2018Phosphorus Transformation and Retention in Lake Sediments with Reaction-Transport Diagenetic Modelling: A Case Study in the Bay of Quinte, Lake Ontario, Science of the Total Environment 636, 39-51
Zhu, T., Lu X., Dittrich, M2017Calcification on mortar by live and UV-killed cyanobacteria Gloeocapsa PCC73106, Construction and Building Materials 146, 43–53
Matisoff, G., Kaltenberg, E., Steely, R., Hummel, S., Seo, J., Gibbons, K., Bridgeman, T., Seo, Y., Behbahani, M., James, W., Johnson, L., Doan, P., Dittrich, M., Evans, M., Chffin, J.2016Internal Loading of Phosphorus in Western Lake Erie, Journal of Great Lakes Research 42 ,775–788
Palermo, C., Dittrich, M.2016Evidence for Biogenic Origin of the Mn-Enriched Layer in Lake Superior Sediments, Environmental Microbiology Reports, 8(2), 179-186
Zhu, T., Dittrich, M.2016Carbonate Precipitation through Microbial Activities in Natural environment, and Their Potential in Biotechnology: A Review, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2016.00004
Gudimov, A. McCulloch, J., Chen, J., Doan, P., Arhonditsis, G., Dittrich, M.2016Modeling the interplay between deep water oxygen dynamics and sediment diagenesis in a hard-water mesotrophic lake, Ecological Informatics 31 (2016) 59–69
Zhu, T., C. Paulo, M.L. Merroun, Dittrich, M.2015Potential application of biomineralization by Synechococcus PCC8806 for concrete restoration, Ecological Engineering 82, 459–468
Dittrich, M., Moreau, L., Gordon, J., Quazi, S., Palermo, C., Fulthorpe, R., Katsev, S., Bollmann, J., Chesnyuk, A.2015Erratum to Geomicrobiology of Iron Layers in the Sediment of Lake Superior, Aquatic Geochemistry, 3, 18 p. Article in Press, DOI: 10.1007/s10498-015-9258-y
Dittrich, M., Moreau, L., Gordon, J., Quazi, S., Palermo, C., Fulthorpe, R., Katsev, S., Bollmann, J., Chesnyuk, A.2015Geomicrobiology of Iron Layers in the Sediment of Lake Superior, Aquatic Geochemistry, 3, 18 p. Article in Press, DOI: 10.1007/s10498-015-9258-y
Gudimov, A., Kim, D.-K., Young, J.D., Palmer, M.E., Dittrich, M., Winter, J.G., Stainsby, E., Arhonditsis, G.B.2015Examination of the role of dreissenids and macrophytes in the phosphorus dynamics of Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, Ecological Informatics, 26 (P3), 36-53.
Arhonditsis, G.B., Dong-Kyun Kim, D.-K., Yuko Shimoda, Y., Weitao Zhang, W., Sue Watson, S., Mugalingam, S., Dittrich, M., Kristin Geater, K., McClure, K., Keene, B., Morley, A., Richards, A., Tanya Long, T., Rao, Y.R., Kalinauskas, R.2015Integration of best management practices in the Bay of Quinte watershied with the phosphorus dynamics in the receiving water body:what do the models predict? Ecology of the Bay of Quinte: Health, Management and Global implications., Editors: M. Munawar, K. Minns, and M. Koops.
Vasconcelos, C., Dittrich, M. and McKenzie, J.A.2014Evidence of microbiocoenosis in the formation of laminae in modern stromatolites, Facies, 60, 3–13
Paulo, C. and Dittrich, M.20132D-Raman spectroscopy study of dolomite and cyanobacterial extracellular polymeric substances from Khor Al-Adaid sabkha (Qatar), Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 44, 1563–1569
Liang, A., Paulo, C., Zhu, Y. and Dittrich, M2013Calcium carbonate biomine¬ralization by cyanobacteria: marine and freshwater strains, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 111, 600-608
McGulloch, J., Chesnyuk, A., Gudimov, A., Arhonditsis, G. and Dittrich, M.2013Dynamic reactive-transport model of phosphorus diagenesis in Lake Simcoe sediments: uncertainty and identifiably study, Chemical Geology, 354, 216-232
Katsev, S. and Dittrich, M.2013Modeling of decadal scale phosphorus retention in lake sediment under varying redox conditions, Ecological Modeling, 251, 246-259
Dittrich M., A. Chesnyuk, A. Gudimov, J. McCulloch, S. Quaizi, J. Young, J. Winter, E. Stainsby, and G. Arhonditsis2013Phosphorus retention in a mesotrophic lake under transient loading conditions: insights from a sediment phosphorus binding form study, Water Research, 47, 1433-1447
Kim, D.-K., Zhang., W., Rao, Y., Watson, S., Dittrich, M., Mugalingam, S., Arhonditsis, G.B.2013Mechanistic improvements of the Bay of Quinte Model: evaluation of the role of exogenous loading relative to internal nutrient recycling. Ecological Modelling, 256, 53-68
Zhang, W., D.-K. Kim, D-K., Rao, Y.R., S. Watson, S., Mugalingam, S., T. Labencki, T., M. Dittrich, M., Morley, A., Arhonditsis, G.B.2013Can simple Phosphorus mass balance Models Guide Management Decisions? A case study in the Bay of Quinte, Ontario, Canada. Ecological Modelling, 257, 66-79
Gudimov, A., O’Connor, E., Dittrich, M., Jarjanazi, H., Palmer, M., Stainsby, E., Winter, J., Young, J. and Arhonditsis, G.B2012A Bayesian network for studying the causal links between phosphorus loading and plankton patterns in lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, Environmental Science and Technology, 47, 7283-7292
Matsko, N.B., Znidaršic N., Letofsky-Papst, I., Dittrich, M., Grogger, W., Štrus J., Hofer, F.2011Silicon: The key element in early stages of biocalcification, Journal of Structural Biology 174, 180–186
Dittrich, M., Gabriel, O., Rutzen, C. and R. Koschel,2011Lake Restoration by Hypolimnetic Ca(OH)2 Treatment: Impact on Phosphorus Sedimentation and Release from Sediment, Science of the Total Environment, 409, 8, 1504-1515
Branchu P., Bergonzini L., Pons-Branchu E., Violier, E., Dittrich, M. and Ghaleb, B.2010Intensification of Lake Malawi stratification since the end of the Little Ice Age: Evidences from pore-water chemistry, Global and Planetary Change, 72, 321–330
Dittrich, M., Vasconcelos, C. and P. Dorozhkin2010Microbe-mineral interfaces in biofilms as seen by Atomic Force Microscopy combined with Raman and X-ray Spectroscopy, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 11, Supplement 1, A236-A236
Dittrich, M., P. Reichert, and B. Wehrli,2009Lake Sediments during the Transient Eutrophication Period: Reactive-Transport Model and Identifiability Study Ecological Modelling, Ecological Modelling, 220, 2751-2769
Obst, M., Wehrli, B. and Dittrich, M.2009CaCO3 nucleation by cyanobacteria: laboratory evidence for a passive surface-mediated mechanism, Geobiology, 7, 324-347.
Dittrich, M, Vasconcelos, C; Mc Kenzie, JA2009Nanoscale characterization of organic matter in modern stromatolites, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73, 13, A294-A294.
Sánchez-Román, M., Vasconcelos, C., Dittrich, M. McKenzie, J.A. and Rivadeneyra, M.A.,2008Aerobic microbial dolomite at the nanometer scale: significance for the geologic record, Geology, 36, 879-882.
Dittrich, M., Fischer, C., Arvidson R.S. and Luttge A.2008Formation of membrane vesicles on cyanobacteria surfaces, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, A219.
Efimov, A.E., Tonevitsky, A.G., Dittrich, M. and Matsko, N.B.2007Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) combined with ultramicrotome: novel device for the serial section tomography and AFM/TEM complementary structural analysis of biological and polymer samples, Journal of Microscopy. 226, 207-217.
Dittrich, M. and Sibler, S.2006nfluence of pH and calcium ions on surface functional groups of cyanobacterial cells Synechococcus PCC 7942, Langmuir, 22, 5435-5442.
Obst, M., Dittrich, M. and Kuehn, H.2006Calcium adsorption and changes of the surface microtopography of cyanobacteria studied by AFM, CFM, and TEM with respect to biogenic calcite nucleation, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, G3, 7, 1-15
Obst, M. and Dittrich, M.2005Living under an Atomic Force Microscope: an optimized approach for in vivo investigations on surface alterations towards biomineral nucleation on cyanobacterial cells, Geobiology, 3, 179-193.
Obst, M., Gasser, P., Mavrocordatos D. and Dittrich M.2005TEM-Specimen preparation of cell/mineral interfaces by Focussed Ion Beam milling, Amer. Mineral. 90, 1270-1277.
Dittrich, M. and Sibler, S.2005Cell surface groups of two picocyanobacteria strains studied by zeta potential investigations, potentiometric titration, and infrared spectroscopy, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 286: 487-495.
Dittrich, M. and Obst, M.2004Are Picoplankton Responsible for Calcite Precipitation in Lakes? AMBIO, 33, 559-564.
Meckler, A.N., Schubert, C.J., Cowie, G.L., Peiffer, S. and Dittrich, M.2004New organic matter degradation proxies: Valid in lake systems? Limnol. Oceanogr. 49: 2023-2033.
Dittrich, M., Kurz, P. and Wehrli, B.2004The role of autotrophic picocyanobacteria in calcite precipitation in an oligotrophic lake. Geomicrobiology Journal, 21, 45-53.
Müller, B., Wang, Y., Dittrich, M. and Wehrli, B2003Influence of organic carbon decomposition on calcite dissolution in surficial sediments of a freshwater lake. Wat. Res. 37, 4524-4532
Dittrich, M., Müller, B., D. Mavrocodatos and B. Wehrli.2003Induced Calcite Precipitation by Cyanobacterium Synechococcus. Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica, 31, 162-169.
Obst, M., Dittrich M., Mavrocordatos, D. and Wehrli, B.2002Calcite formation by picoplankton, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66/15A A566
Dittrich, M., Reichert, P. and Wehrli, B.2002Diagenetic Modelling of Anaerobic Lake Sediments, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66/15A A186
Reichert, P. Dittrich, M., and Wehrli, B2002Identifiabily analysis of a aiagenetic model, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66/15A A630
Dittrich, M. and Koschel, R.2002Interactions between calcite precipitation (natural and artificial) and phosphorus cycle in the hardwater lake. Hydrobiologia.469, 49-57.
Koschel, R., Dittrich, M., Casper, P., Gonsiorczyk, T., Heiser, A. and Rossberg, R.2001Induced hypolimnetic calcite precipitation for restoration of stratified eutrophic lakes. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 27, 3644-3649.
Dittrich, M., Casper, P. and Koschel, R.2000Changes in the porewater chemistry of profundal sediments in response to artificial hypolimnetic calcite precipitation. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 55, 421-432.
Ramisch, F., Dittrich, M., Mattenberger, C., Wehrli, B. and Wuest, A.1999Calcite dissolution in two deep eutrophic lakes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 63, 3349-3356.
Gelbrecht, J., Fait, M., Dittrich, M. and Steinberg, C.1998Use of GC and equilibrium calculations of CO2 saturation index to indicate whether freshwater bodies in north eastern Germany are net sources or sinks for atmospheric CO2, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 361, 47-53.
Dittrich, M., Dittrich, T., Sieber, I. and Koschel, R.1997A balance analysis of elimination of phosphorus by artificial calcite precipitation in a stratified hard water lake, Water Res. 31, 237-248.
Books and/or Chapters
Arhonditsis, G.B., Newmann, M. Dittrich, J.D.Young, E. Stainsby.2017Drawing parallels between lake and coastal marine ecosystem management: Spatial analysis of the lake simcoe watershed (Ontario, Canada) as a socio-ecological system, book chapter, Pages 257-292. In Kitsiou D. and M. Karydis (Eds). Marine Spatial Planning: Methodologies, Environmental Issues and Current Trends.
Ojeda, J., and Dittrich, M.2012Application of an Infrared Spectroscopy for Cell-Minerals Interfaces, Chapter 8, Ali Navid (ed.), Microbial Systems Biology: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 881, Springer, 187-211
Dittrich, M. and Sibler, S.2010Calcium Carbonate Precipitation by Cyanobacterial Polysaccharides, PEDLEY, H.M. & ROGERSON,M. (eds) Tufas and Speleothems: Unravelling the Microbial and Physical Controls. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 336, 51–63.
Dittrich, M., Lüttge, A.2008Microorganisms, solid surfaces, and aquatic environments: Learning from the past for future progress. In: Konhauser K, Newman D (eds) A tribute to Terry Beveridge. Geobiology, 6, 201-213.
Dittrich, M., Heiser, A. and Koschel, R.1995Kombination von künstlicher Kalzitfällung und Tiefenwasserbelüftung zur Restaurierung eutrophierter Hartwasserseen - Enclosureversuche. In: Jaeger, D. & Koschel, R. (Hg.): Verfahren zur Sanierung und Restaurierung stehender Gewässer, Limnologie aktuell 8, Gustav Fischer Verlag Stuttgart, 239 - 253.
C. Books edited

Editor of a special issue in Frontiers in Environmental Sciences: Micro-biotechnology, Ecotoxicology and Bioremediation
Non-Refereed Publications (list as in 7 above). Manuscripts/publications, etc. in preparation and submitted to publishers but not yet accepted
Submitted
Jean-Philippe Jenny, Orlane Anneville, Yoann Baulaz, Damien Bouffard, Isabelle Domaizon, Serghei Bocaniov, Nathalie Chèvre, Maria Dittrich, Jean-Marcel Dorioz1 Erin Dunlop, Gaël Dur, Jean Guillard, Thibault Guinaldo, Aurélien Jamoneau, Stéphan Jacquet, Zobia Jawed, Erik Jeppesen, Gail Krantzberg, John Lenters12, Barbara Leoni, Michel Meybeck, Veronica Nava, Tina Nõges, Peeter Nõges, Martina Patelli, Victoria Pebbles, Marie-Elodie Perga, Carl R. Ruetz III, Lars Rudstam, Nico Salmaso, Sharma Sapna20, Dietmar Straile, Olga Tammeorg, Michael Twiss, Donald G. Uzarski, Anne-Mari Ventela, Warwick F. Vincent, Steven W. Wilhelm, Sten-Åke Wängberg, Gesa A. Weyhenmeyer.2019Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid Degradation of the World’s Large Lakes, to Journal of Great Lake
Markovic, S., Burckaz-Richards, A., Dittrich, M.2019Speciation and bioavailability of particulate phosphorus in forested karst watersheds of Southern Ontario during extreme rain events, to Journal of Great Lakes
Papers (talks and posters) presented at meetings and symposia, 2008-2019, 27 presentations are between 1999 and 2007
Tatzel M, Paytan A, *DiLoreto Z, Dittrich M, Sánchez-Román M, Bontognali TRR2019Magnesium and strontium stable isotopes in hypersaline microbial mat. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, United
Manuel A., Dittrich M.2019Polyphosphate Dynamics in Picocyanobacteria from Lake Ontario. The Conference on Great Lakes Research, Brockport, United State
*Alam MS, Zastepa A, Dittrich M2019Geochemical Gradients at the Sediment-Water Interface of an
Ice-Covered Lake and its Impact on P Dynamics. Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain
*DiLoreto Z, Bontognali T, Al-Kuwari H, Dittrich M2019Are Decaying Microbial Mats in the Modern Sabhkas of Qatar Niches of Dolomite Formation?. Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain
Dittrich, M. Li, J., D. Plouchart, S., Markovic, A., Zastepa.2019Polyphosphate in picoplankton in the eutrophic embayment of Lake Ontario (Hamilton Harbour): a P source for HABs? 3rd Interdiscipilinary Freshwater Harmful Algal Bloom Workshop, Toronto Onatrio, Canada, April 24-25, 2019
Dittrich, M., A. Manuel, Md S. Alam, J. Bollman, D. Depew, D. Plouchart,2019Can intracellular polyphosphate from Synechococcus cells trigger apatite formation in freshwater ecosystems ? Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain, August 18-23. 2019
Dittrich, M., S. Markovic, J. Guo, A. Richards2019Transport of bioavailable phosphorus in suspended sediment during storm event from agricultural catchments. International Phosphorus Workshop. Zurich, Switzerland, 8-12 July 2019
Aldisi, Z., Zouari, N., Jaou, S., Dittrich, M., Al Saad, Al-Kuwari H., T.R.R. Bontognali2019Insights into Exopolymeric Substances (EPS) associated with microbially-mediated high Mg-calcite and protodolomite, Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain, August 18-23. 2019
Blattmann, F., Eglinton, T.I., Haghipour, N.,Bernasconni, S., Dittrich, M., Al-Saad, H., Bontognali, T.2019Microbial Polygons in Evaporitic Environments, 34th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology, September 10-13 Rom, Italy
Aldisi, Z; Zouari, N., Jaoua, S., Al-Kuwari, H., Dittrich, M., Bontognali, T.2019Insight into the composition of exopolymeric substances (EPS) produced by high Mg-calcite and protodolomite-forming microbes, 34th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology, September 10-13 Rom, Italy
Aldisi, Z., Zouari, N., Jaoua, S., Al-Kuwari, H., Dittrich, M., Bontognali, T.,2019Insight into Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) associated with microbially-mediated high Mg-calcite and protodolomite, Qatar Foundation Annual Conference, Doha, Qatar.
Dittrich, M., Li J., Zastepa, A., Markovic, S., Watson, S2018Polyphosphate in picoplankton responses to

phosphorus excess and deficiency in the eutrophic embayment of Lake Ontario (Hamilton Harbour), Big Lakes Smal World Conference, IAGLR-ELLS,
DiLoretto Z., Bontognali T. Al-Kuwari H, Dittrich, M.2018easonal Changes in Sabkhas: Linking Microbes, Geochemical Conditions and Dolomite Formation, Goldschmidt Conference, Boston, USA, August 13-18.
Blattman, F.R., T.E. Eglinton, N. Haghipour, S.M. Bernasconi, M. Dittrich, Al-Saad H Al-Kuwari , Bontognali T.R.R2017Assessing the Biogenicity and Fossilization Potential of Polygonal Sedimentary Structures, November 2017, Conference: 15th Swiss Geoscience Meeting
Li, J., Kaskun, O., Dittrich M.2017Dynamics of intracellular polyphosphate in cyanobacteria in response to phosphorus levels, Geobiology Conference, Banff, June 3-8.
Dynamics of intracellular polyphosphate in cyanobacteria in response to phosphorus levels, Geobiology Conference, Banff, June 3-8.2017A Geobiological Model for the Formation of Dolomite in Sabkha-Environments, Goldschmidt Conference, Paris, France, August 13-18.
Dittrich M., DiLoretto Z., Al-Kuwari H, Al-Disi Z, McKenzie J, Vasconcelos C, Palermo C, Williford K, Sadooni F, Tuite M, Bontognali T2017Dolomite Formation within Microbial Mats in the Coastal Khor Al-Adaid Sabkha of Qatar, Goldschmidt Conference, Paris, France, August 13-18.
Bontognali, T. R.R. Zulfa Ali Al Disi, Judith A. McKenzie, Hamad Al Saad Al-Kuwari, Crisogono Vasconcelos, Kenneth H. Williford, Christian J. Strohmenger, Fadhil Sadooni, John M. Rivers, Christine Palermo, Maria Dittrich2017Modern dolomite formation in the Dohat Faishakh sabkha, Qatar, the Dolomieu Conference, Italy, October 2016.
Doan, P.T.K. S. Markovic, S. Cadena, J. Guo, C. McClure, S. Mugalingam, A. Morley, S. Watson, M. Dittrich,2016Modelling of phosphorus internal loading in the Bay of Quinte, Canada, International Association of Great Lake Research (IAGLR), 59th Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada, June, 6-10th, 2016
Cadena, S. S. Markovic, P.T.K. Doan, S.Watson, J. Guo, C. McClure, S. Mugalingam, A. Morley, M. Dittrich,2016Phosphorus Dynamics and Mechanism of Release in Sediments of the Bay of Quinte, Canada, International Association of Great Lake Research (IAGLR), 59th Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada, June, 6-10th, 2016
Markovic, S., S. Cadena, S. Watson, G.A. Archonditsis, M. Dittrich,2016Phosphorus cycling in Hamilton Harbour sediments, International Association of Great Lake Research (IAGLR), 59th Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada, June, 6-10th, 2016
Dittrich, M., S. Markovic, S. Cadena, D. Sweetnam, S. Watson2016Sediment geochemistry in South Eastern Georgian Bay: impact of land use on phosphorus internal loading, International Association of Great Lake Research (IAGLR), 59th Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada, June, 6-10th, 2016
Paulo, C., J. Kenney, P. Persson, M. Dittrich,2015Phosphorus concentrations trigger changes in Synechoccocus surface and control CaCO3 formation, Goldschmidt Conference, 2015 Prague, Republic, 25-28 August 2015
Doan, P.T.K. ,Y. Cui, A. Newmann, G. Arhonditsusm S. Watson, M. Dittrich,2015Reactive-transport modelling for dynamics of phospshorus retention and binding forms in the Bay of Quinte, Canada, Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 25-28 August 2015
Palermo, C., M. Dittrich2015Evidence for Biogenic Origin of the Mn-Enriched Layer in Lake Superior Sediments, Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, August 25-28th, 2015
Zhu, T., Y. Lin, and M. Dittrich,2015Microbial Carbonate Precipitation by Synechococcus PCC8806, LS0519 and Synechocystis PCC6803 on Concrete Surfaces and in Low Saturation Solution, AGU in San Francisco during December 14th-18th, 2015
M. Dittrich, C. Paulo C, AND T. Zhu2015Can environmental conditions trigger cyanobacterial surfaces and following carbonate formation: implication for biomineralization and biotechnology. AGU in San Francisco during December 14th-18th, 2015 invited
Doan, P., S. Cadena, S. MarKovic, S. Watson, S. Mugalingam, A. Morley , M. Dittrich,2016Assessing past and present phosphorus Retention in Sediments in Lake Ontario (Bay of Quinte) by Reaction-Transport Diagenetic Modeling, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. April 17-22nd, 2016
M. Dittrich, S. Markovic, S. Cadena, P.T.K. Doan, S. Watson, S. Mugalingam2016Phosphorus dynamics in lake sediments: Insights from field study and reactive-transport modeling, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. April 17-22nd, 2016
T. R. R. Bontognali, Z. Ali Al Disi, J.A. McKenzie, C. J. Strohmenger, J. M. Rivers, M. Dittrich, F.
Sadooni, H. Al Saad Al-Kuwar,
2016Microbial mats from the Khor Al-Adaid sabkha, Qatar: Morphotypes and association with authigenic minerals, Annual Research Conference , Qatar Foundation, March 23-24, Doha, Qatar, Annual Research Conference, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar March 23-24th, 2016
M. Dittrich, P.T.K. Doan, S. Markovic,S. Cadena, A. Liang, S. Watson,2015Assessing Nutrient Retention in Sediments in the Bay of Quinte by Field, Laboratory and Modelling Studies. Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan. Restoration Council Meeting. December 17th 2015.
P. T. K. Doan, A. Gudimov Newman, M. Dittrich2015Application of reactive-transport modelling for estimation of phosphorus internal loading in the Bay of Quinte, Canada, 2015, International Association of Great Lake Research, Burlington, USA, May 25-29, 2015, Annual Conference
C. Palermo and M. Dittrich,2015Bacterial community analysis: Evidence for biogenic origin of the manganese-enriched layer in Lake Superior sediments, International Association of Great Lake Research, Burlington, USA, May 25-29, 2015, Annual Conference
M Dittrich, A. Liang, Y. Cui, J. Chen, H. Fathollahzadeh, F. Contento, G. Arhonditsis, A. Morley, Keene, B., Mugalingam S. , Geater, K. , Watson, S,2015Dynamics of phosphorus at the sediment-water interface in lakes of different trophic states: insights from field study and reactive-transport modeling, International Association of Great Lake Research, Burlington, USA, May 25-29, 2015, Annual Conference
Paulo A., and Dittrich, M.2014Phosphorus impact on carbonate precipitation by increase of extrapolysacharides production of marine and freshwater cyanobacteria (Synechococcus), International Sedimentological Congress, August 18-22, 2014, Geneva, Switzerland
Gudimov, A., Chen, J., Arhonditsis, G.B. and Dittrich, M.2014The effect of sediment diagenesis on hypolimnetic oxygen dynamics in Lake Simcoe, International Association of Great Lake Research, Hamilton, Canada, May 26-30, 2014, Annual Conference
Liang A. , Chen J. , Chesnyuk A. , Quazi S., Keene, B. , Mugalingam S., Geater, K., Watson, S. and Dittrich M2014Linking phosphorus binding forms and internal loading in Bay of Quinte: insights from a field study, International Association of Great Lake Research, Hamilton, Canada, May 26-30, 2014, Annual Conference
Dittrich, M., Paulo, C., Zhu Y., Schmid, T.2013Analysis of minerals in biofilms Using atomic force microscopy and Raman spectroscopy. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts, http://www.minersoc.org, DOI: 10.1180/minmag.2013.077.5.4
Paulo, C. and Dittrich, M.2013Dolomite in microbial mats from Sakha (Qatar): insights from combined Raman-Atomic Force Microscopy study, Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts, http://www.minersoc.org, DOI: 10.1180/minmag.2013.077.5.16
Zhu, T., Paulo, C., Dittrich, M.2013Microbial carbonate precipitation under high alkaline condition and its implications in concrete restoration, Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts, http://www.minersoc.org, DOI: 2013.077.5.26
Microbial carbonate precipitation under high alkaline condition and its implications in concrete restoration, Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts, http://www.minersoc.org, DOI: 2013.077.5.262013Impact of picocyanobacterial cell surfaces on CaCO3 biomineralization and crystal morphology at near-equilibrium conditions (low saturation), Gananoque Environmental Science & Engineering Conference, Feb 1-3 2013, Ontario Canada (talk)
Paulo, C. and Dittrich, M2013In-situ identification of Mg-rich calcites in microbial mats using high-resolution Raman spectroscopy, Gananoque Environmental Science & Engineering Conference, Feb 1-3 2013, Ontario Canada (talk)
Dittrich, M., J. McCulloch, A. Chesnyuk, A. Gudimov, G. Arhonditsis, Yong, J., Winter, J., Stainsby, E.2012Dynamics of organic carbon sedimentation and bottom oxygen and phoshorus retention in Lake Simcoe: reactive-transport modeling and experimental study, Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Canada, 24-29 June 2012
McGulloch, J., Chesnyuk, A., Gudimov, A.,G. Arhonditsis and M. Dittrich,2012Dynamic Reactive-Transport Model of Phosphorus Diagenesis in Lake Simcoe sediments: uncertainty and identifiably study, International Association of Great Lake Research, Cornwall, Canada, May 13-17, 2012, Annual Conference
Gudimov, A., G. B. Arhonditsis, O’Connor E., Dittrich, M., Jarjanazi, H., Palmer M., Stainsby E., Winter J., Young, J.2012A Bayesian Network for Studying the Causal Links Between Phosphorus Loading and Plankton Patterns in Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, International Association of Great Lake Research, Cornwall, Canada, May 13-17, 2012, Annual Conference.
Quazi, S., A. Chesnyuk, Dittrich, M2012Geochemistry of Iron and Phosphorous In Lake Superior Sediments: Comparison of Two East Basin Sites, International Association of Great Lake Research, Cornwall, Canada, May 13-17, 2012, Annual Conference.
Dittrich, M., Chesnyuk, A., Gudimov, A., McGulloch, J., G. Arhonditsis,2012Phosphorus Diagenesis in Lake Simcoe Sediments: Modeling and Experimental Study.International Association of Great Lake Research, Cornwall, Canada, May 13-17, 2012, Annual Conference.
Dittrich, M., Raoof, B., Chesnyuk, A., Quazi, S., Shen, R., Bollmann, J., Katsev, S. and Fulthorpe, R.2011Origin of Iron Layer in Sediment of Lake Superior: abiotic vs. biotic, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 75 (3), 764
Li J, Crowe S, Brown E, Dittrich M, Miklesh D and Katsev S2011Diagenetic Mobility of Mn and Fe Crusts in Organic-Poor Sediments of Lake Superior. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 75 (3), 1312
Dittrich, M. Vasconcelos C., McKenzie, J2009Calibration of Organic Matter in Modern Stromatolites, Research Conference Program "Calibrating Geological Records of Environmental Change from Lakes to Oceans", Centro Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, 5 -10 July 2009
Dittrich M., Vasconcelos C., McKenzie, J2009Nanoscale Characterization of Organic Matter in Modern Stromatolites, Goldschmidt Conference, June 2009, Davos, Switzerland.
Vasconcelos, C., Visscher P., Dittrich, M., Bontognali, T., McKenzie, J.2008Formation of lamination in modern stromatolites from Lagoa Vermelha and Lagoa Salgada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: An example for Precambrian relics? Proceedings, International Kalkowsky-Symposium "Geobiology of Stromatolites", 125.
Dittrich, M. C. Fischer, C., Arvidson, R. S., and Luttge, A.2008Formation of membrane vesicles on cyanobacteria surfaces, Goldschmidt Conference, July 13 - 18,Vancouver, Canada
Dukenbaev, K., Dittrich, M., Mensi, M., S. K. Sekatskii1, S.K., Dietler, G.2008Scanning near-field optical microscopy of photosynthetic picocyanobacteria in native conditions., Near-field Optics Conference , September 1 -5th, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dittrich, M.2008Action at the geosphere-biosphere interfaces: carbonates and cyanobacteria, Biomineralization Workshop, 3rd of June, University of Leeds, England (invited talk)
Dittrich, M.2008Geosphere-biosphere interfaces: messages from cyanobacteria, 23rd of May, University of Bergen, Geobiology Centre, Department of Earth Sciences, Norway (invited talk)
Dittrich, M.2008Interactions at the geosphere-biosphere interfaces, 5th of May, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (invited talk)
Dittrich, M.2008Biominerals in Biofilms, March 10, Paris, CNRS, France (invited talk)
Dittrich, M.2008Action at the geosphere-biosphere interfaces: New messages from cyanobacteria, Febrary 19, Rice University, Texas, USA (invited talk)
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