Dmitry Pozdnyakov

Job Position: 
Adjunct Position

Research interests

He is the leader of the NIERSC aquatic ecology group. He has developed algorithms for quantification of phytoplankton and water quality parameters in optically complex waters. These algorithms are routinely used by the Norwegian Near-Real Time HAB Monitoring System as well as applied for case studies in various parts of the world’s oceans. He was awarded the Chandler- Misener Award in 2006 for his study of dynamics of the Lake Michigan ecosystem.

Peer Review Publications and Books

23 total publications.


  1. Johnsen G, Moline MA, Pettersson LH, Pinckney J, Pozdnyakov D, Egeland ES, et al. Optical monitoring of phytoplankton bloom pigment signatures [Internet]. In: Roy S, Egeland ES, Llewellyn C, Johnsen G. Phytoplankton Pigments: Characterization, Chemotaxonomy and Applications in Oceanography. 2011. p. 784.Available from:

Other Publications


  1. Korosov A, Pozdnyakov D, Pettersson LH. A spaceborne assessment of riverine doc flux into the Kara Sea. Proceedings of 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting From the Watershed to the Global Ocean , Orlando, USA, 2-7 March 2008 (on CD). 2008;
  2. Pozdnyakov D, Grassl H, Pettersson LH, Korosov A, Neelov IA, Gordeyev VV, et al. A synergistic assessment of carbon fluxes into and through the Kara Sea. Abstracts of SCAR/IASC IPY Open Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia, 8-11 July 2008, p. 235. 2008;