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Krystyna Szeroczyńska, Professor
Principal research interests:
hydrobiology, palaeolimnology
  Address:
Instytut Nauk Geologicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
Ośrodek Badawczy w Warszawie - Research Centre in Warsaw
Twarda 51/55, 00-818 Warszawa, POLAND

Position: Professor

phone (+48) 22 6978-812
e-mail: kszerocz@twarda.pan.pl

Home page:
http://www.ing.pan.pl/str_prac/Szerocz_K/Szeroczynska.htm

Academic degrees

Professional career

Master of Sciences (1975), Department of Hydrobiology, Copernicus University in Toruń,
Thesis: "Season changes of plankton and its differences quantity in Pluszne and Tomaszkowskie Lakes"

Doctor of Philosophy (1982), Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw,
Thesis: "Cladocera as ecological indicator in the quaternary lacustrine sediments, Northern Poland"

Habilitation - Research Senior (1999), Docent/Associated Professor, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw,
Thesis: "Cladocera as ecological indicator in the quaternary lacustrine sediments, Northern Poland"

Professor degree - 2006

  • Senior professor's assistant, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences (from 1982)

  • Docent, Senior Researcher, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences (from 1999)

  • Professor, (from 2006)

  • Head of Department of Quaternary Geology, Institute of Geological Sciences, PAS (1997 - 2007)

  • Vice head of the Warsaw Research Centre, Institute of Geological Sciences, PAS, (2007 - 2009)

  • Head of the Warsaw Research Centre, Institute of Geological Sciences, PAS, (2009 - )
Fellowships and Awards
  • DAAD (1981) - Institute of Limnology, Plön (Germany)
  • SU Academy (1989) - Institute of Animal Evolutionary Morphology and Ecology, Moscow
  • Research Foundation Austria (1997) - Institute of Limnology in Mondsee, Department of Limnology, Biocenter University of Vienna.
  • CIRIUS (7 days -2002) - National Environmental Research Institute, Silkeborg, Denmark
  • 1982 - Secretary Polish Academy of Sciences award
  • 1986 - Department Polish Academy of Sciences award
  • 1999 - S. Staszic award (Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • 2000 - Award for the best DSc. work (Włocławek Sciences Society)
  • 2000 - ARCHEO - prize-winner of The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP)
Memberships
Committee of Quaternary Research - secretary (1992 - 2011), chairmen
Polish National INQUA Committee - (1993-96) working member, 1996 - secretary
(IPA) International Paleolimnology Association (member of International Advisory Committee) ( 2008 - )
Projects and Grants
  • to 1995 - member of IGCP - project 158B
  • 1995 - member of Global Change
  • 1996 - 1999 - cooperation, EU-Project Molar IGBP-PAGES-PAAL - N/S transect Alpine/Adriatic
  • 1999 - 2001 polish grant KBN 6PO4E 02517 co-operator
  • 2001 - 2003 polish grant KBN 6PO4D 07421 leader
  • 2002 - " Response of European mountain lakes to environmental changes with a focus on climate change and acidification" - cooperation leader - in LAPBIAT Project EU : HIPRI-2001-00132
  • 2006 Project EU : LAPBIAT 2 - co-operator
  • 2009 - 2012 grant MNiSzW N N 307 036037 - leader
  • 2011 - Project EU : ATLAB (project Institute of Geological Sciences - co-operator)
  • 2013 - polish grant NCN: 185160, OPUS, ST10, leader
  • 2014 - NCN 2014/13/B/ST 10/ 02534, co-operator
Principal research publications

2017. Magdalena Fiłoc, Mirosława Kupryjanowicz, Krystyna Szeroczyńska, Magdalena Suchora and Monika Rzodkiewicz.  Environmental changes related to the 8.2-ka event and other climate fluctuations during the middle Holocene: Evidence from two dystrophic lakes in NE Poland. The Holocene, vol. 27, no 10: 1550-1566. doi.org/10.1177/0959683617702233
2017. Manuela Milan, Christian Bigler, Monica Tolotti, Krystyna Szeroczyńska. Effects of long term nutrient and climate variability on subfossil Cladocera in a deep, subalpine lake (Lake Garda, northern Italy). J. Paleolimnol. vol. 58, no. 3: 335-351. DOI 10.1007/s10933-017-9981-z
2017. Edyta Zawisza, Estela Cuna, Margarita Caballero, Ana Carolina Ruiz-Fernandez, Krystyna Szeroczyńska, Michał Wołoszczyk and Izabela Zawiska. Environmental changes during the last mil len nium recorded in subfossil Cladocera, diatoms and sediment geochemistry from Lake El Sol (Central Mexico). Geological Quarterly, vol. 61, no. 1: 81-90 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7306/gq.1311
2016. Szeroczyńska K.  Long term subfossil Cladocera recorded from the partly varved sediment of Lake Tiefer See (NE Germany). Advances in Oceanography and Limnology, vol. 7 no 2: 184-196. DOI: 10.4081/aiol.2016.6297
2016. Dräger N, Theuerkauf M, Szeroczyńska K, Wulf S, Tjallingii R, Plessen B, Kienel U, Brauer A, 2016.   Varve microfacies and varve preservation record of climate change and human impact for the last 6000 years at Lake Tiefer See (NE Germany). The Holocene, vol. 27, no 3: 450-464, DOI: 101177/0959683616660173
2015. Błędzki L.A. and K. Szeroczyńska. Palaeolimnological evidence of Bosmina morphotypes appearance in the late Holocene. The Holocene, vol. 25, no 3: 557-561. DOI: 10.1177/0959683614562433
2015. Drzymulska Danuta, Magdalena Fiłoc, Mirosława Kupryjanowicz, Krystyna Szeroczyńska and Piotr Zieliński. Postglacial shifts in lake trophic status based on a multiproxy study of humic lake. The Holocene, vol. 25, no 3: 495-507. DOI: 10.1177/0959683614561881
2015. Szeroczyńska K., E. Zawisza. Cenotes - lakes of the Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico). Studia Quaternaria, vol. 32, no 1:53-57. DOI: 10.1515/squa-2015-0005
2015. Szeroczyńska K., E. Zawisza, M. Wojewódka. Initial time of two high altitude crater lakes (Nevado de Toluca, Central Mexico) recorded in subfossil Cladocera. Studia Quaternaria, vol. 32, no 2: 109-116. DOI: 10.1515/squa-2015-0010
2014. Błędzki L.A. and K. Szeroczyńska. Palaeolimnological evidence of Bosmina morphotypes appearance in the late Holocene. The Holocene, vol. 25, no 3: 557-561. DOI: 10.1177/0959683614562433
2014. Drzymulska Danuta, Magdalena Fiłoc, Mirosława Kupryjanowicz, Krystyna Szeroczyńska and Piotr Zieliński. Postglacial shifts in lake trophic status based on a multiproxy study of humic lake. The Holocene, vol. 25, no 3: 495-507. DOI: 10.1177/0959683614561881
2013. Błędzki L.A., Szeroczyńska K., Puusepp E. The late Holocene appearance of European Bosmina (Eubosmina) thersites (Crustacea, Cladocera) in lakes surrounddddimg the Baltic Sea. Hydrobiologia, Springer, vol. 715: 77-86.  10.1007/s10750-012-1376-6
2013. Kowalewski G., KornijowR., S. McGowan., Wołoszczyk M., Suchora M., Bałaga K., Kaczorowska A., Gąsiorowski M., Szeroczyńska K., A. Wasiłowska. Persistence of protected, vulnerable macrophyte species in a small, shallow eutrophic lake (eastern Poland) over the past two centuries: Implications for lake management and conservation. Aqatic Botany, vol. 106, 1-13.
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2012.12.004
2013. Sapelko, T.V., N. N. Smirnov, K. Szeroczyńska, B. F. Khasanov, N. G. Bayanov, D. D. Kuznetsov, and Zh. A. Antipushina . History of Glubokoe Lake (Moscow Oblast) Revealed by Analysis of Bottom Deposits.  Doklady Earth Sciences, Geography, vol. 450, Part 1: 571-574. 10.1134/S1028334X13050140
2013. Zawiska I., Zawisza E., Woszczyk M., Szeroczyńska K., Spychalski W., A. Correa-Metrio . Cladocera and geochemical evidence from sediment cores show trophic changes in Polish dystrophic lakes. Hydrobiologia, Springer, vol. 715, 181-193. 10.1007/s10750-013-1482-0
2012. Antipushina Z., Szeroczyńska K., Zawisza E. Algal and invertebrate microfossil assemblages from lake sediments in the reconstruction of past community dynamics - preliminary information. Studia Quaternaria, 29, 53-58.
2011. Szeroczyńska K., Zawisza E. Records of the 8200 cal BP cold event reflected in the composition of subfossil Cladocera in the sediments of three lakes in Poland. Quaternary International, vol. 233, 185-193.
2011. Szeroczyńska K., Zawisza E.  Cladocera species composition in lakes in the area of the Horsund Fjord (Southern Spitsbergen) - preliminary results. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 402, 09,  ONEMA, 2011, doi: 10.1051/kmae/2011066.
2011. Zawisza E. Szeroczyńska K. Cladocera species composition in lakes in the area of the Horsund Fjord (Southern Spitsbergen) - preliminary results. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 402, 04, ONEMA, 2011, doi: 10.1051/kmae/2011020.
2011. Milecka K, Kowalewski G., Szeroczyńska K. Climate-related chan ges Turing the Late Glacial and Elary Holocene in northern Poland, as derived from the sediments of Lake Sierzysk. Hydrobiologia vol. 676: 187-202, doi:  10.1007/s10750-011-0874-2.
2009. Galbarczyk-Gąsiorowska L., M. Gąsiorowski, K. Szeroczyńska. Reconstruction of human influence on two small oxbow lakes. Hydrobiologia, vol. 631: 173-183.
2008. Szeroczyńska K.  Historia jezior zapisana w osadach na podstawie analizy szczątków wioślarek. (The history of lakes written in the sediments based on the analysis of Cladocera remains). W: Człowiek i środowisko przyrodnicze we wczesnym średniowieczu w świetle badań interdyscyplinarnych (red.) W. Chudziak, Wydawnictwo Naukowe UMK, Toruń, 39-62.
2008. Bjerring R., Nykanen M., Sarmaja-Korjonen K., Sinev A., Jensen K., Nevalainen L., Szeroczyńska K., E. Zawisza. Description of the subfossil haed shield of Alona protzi hartwig 1900 (Anomopoda, Chydoridae) and the environmetal characteristics of its finding sites. Studia Quaternaria, vol. 25: 47-53.
2007. Kamenik Ch., K. Szeroczyńska, R. Schmidt. Relationships among recent Alpine Cladocera remains and their environment: implications for climate-change studies. Hydrobiologia, vol. 594, (1), 33-46.
2007. Szeroczyńska K., Tatur A., Weckstrom J., Gąsiorowski M., Noryśkiewicz A., Sienkiewicz E. Holocene environmental history in northwest Finnish Lapland reflected in the multi-proxy record of small subartic lake. Journal of Paleolimnology, vol. 38, (1), 25-47.
2007. Zawisza E. & Szeroczyńska K. - The development history of Wigry Lake as shown by subfossil Cladocera. Geochronometria, vol. 27, 67-74.
2007. Szeroczyńska K., E. Zawisza. Paleolimnologia - historia rozwoju jezior w Polsce w świetle badań fauny wioślarek. Studia Limnologica et Telmatologica vol.1, no. 1, 51-60.
2007. Szeroczyńska K. & K. Sarmaja-Korjonen. Atlas of Subfossil Cladocera from Central and Northern Europe, 84pp.
2007. Szeroczyńska K. Możliwości interpretacyjne sybfosylnych wioślarek (Cladocera) w rekonstrukcjach paleośrodowiskowych. (Subfossil Cladocera interpretation in reconstruction of paleoenvironments. W: Studia interdyscyplinarne nad środowiskiem i kulturą człowieka w Polsce (red.) M. Makohonienko, D. Makowiecki, Z. Kurnatowska, Bogucki. Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Poznań, 245-255.
2007. Szeroczyńska K. & Milecka K. Lobelia lakes - history recorded in plant and faunal (Cladocera) remains. Quarternary International  vol.167-168, p.409.
2006. Szeroczyńska K. The significance of subfossil Cladocera in stratigraphy of Late Glacial and Holocene. Studia Quaternaria, vol. 23: 37-45.
2005. Milecka K. & K. Szeroczyńska. - Changes in macrophytic flore and planktonic organisms in Lake Ostrowite, Poland, as a response to climatic and trophic fluctuations. The Holocene, 15, 1: 77-87.
2004. Gąsiorowski M. & K. Szeroczyńska. - Abrupt changes in species structure of genus Bosmina during the history of the Ostrowite Lake (northern Poland). Hydrobiologia, Kluwer, vol. 526 (1),: 137-144.
2003. Szeroczyńska K. - Cladoceran succession in lakes and peat bogs of Łęczna-Włodawa Lake District. Limnological Review 3, 235-242.
2003. Sarmaja-Korjonen K., K. Szeroczyńska & M.Gąsiorowski. - Subfossil chydorid taxa and assemblages in Holocene lake sediments from Poland and Finland. Studia Quaternaria, vol. 20.  25-34.
2002. Szeroczyńska K.  Human impact on lakes recorded in the remains of Cladocera (Crustacea). Quaternary International, Elsevier, vol. 95-96: 165-174.
2002. Szeroczyńska K. & M.Gąsiorowski.- Palaeohydrological aspect of transformation of lakes into peat bogs during Middle Holocene on the basis of Cladocera analysis in the northern Poland. Studia Quaternaria, vol. 19, 55-60.
2002. Bałaga K., K. Szeroczyńska, H. Taras, J. Magierski. - Natural and anthropogenic conditioning of the development of Lake Perespilno (Lublin Polesie) in the Holocene. Limnological Review 2 (2002), 15-27.
2001. Schmidt R., J. Muller, R. Drescher-Schneider, K. Szeroczyńska, A. Barri and R. Krisai. - Changes in Holocene lake level and production in a large northern Adriatic karstic lake (Lake Vrana, Cres, Croatia). Terra Nostra /2, 53-56. 
2001. Schmidt R., N. Pugliese, J. Muller, K. Szeroczyńska, D. Bogner, R. Melis, C. Kamenik, A. Baric, D.L. Danielopol.  Palaeoclimate, vegetation and coastal lake development, from upper pleniglacial until early Holocene, in the northern Adriatic Valun Bay (Isle of Cres, Croatia). Il Quaternario, 14 (1), 61-78.
2000. Schmidt R., Muller J., Drescher-Szneider R., Krisai R., Szeroczyńska K., & Bari A. - Changes in lake level and trophy at Lake Vrana, a large karstic lake on the Island of Cres (Croatia), with respect to palaeoclimate and anthropogenic impacts during the last approx. 16,000 years. Journal of Limnology, 59 (2): 113-130.
1999. Goslar T., M. Ralska-Jasiewiczowa, Bas van Geel, B. Łącka, K. Szeroczyńska, L. Chróst & A. Walanus.- Anthropogenic changes in the sediment cmposition of Lake Gościąż (central Poland), during the last 330 yrs. Journal of Paleolimnology, Kluwer, 22: 171-185.
1998. Szeroczyńska K. - Palaeolimnological investigations in Poland based on Cladocera (Crustacea). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Elsevier, vol. 140,335-345.
1998. Szeroczyńska K. - Anthropogenic transformation of nine lakes in Central Poland from Mesolithic to modern times in the light of Cladocera analysis. Studia Geol. Polon., 112: 123-165.
1998. Szeroczyńska K. - Wioślarki (Cladocera, Crustacea) jako źródło informacji w badaniach osadów jeziornych. (Cladocera (Crustacea) as informations sourse in studies of lake sediments). Studia Geol. Polon., 112: 9-28.
1998. Szeroczyńska K. - Holoceńska historia jezior Lednickiego Parku Krajobrazowego na podstawie kopalnych wioślarek. (The Holocene history of lakes Landscape Park based on fossil Cladocera). Studia Geol. Polon., 112, 29-103.
1998. Szeroczyńska K. & Polcyn I. - Cladocera w osadach pelagicznych Jeziora Biskupińskiego (Cladocera in pelagic sediments of the Biskupińskie Lake - Central Poland). Studia Geol. Polon., 112: 105-122.
1997. Goslar, T., Ralska-Jasiewiczowa, M., van Geel, B., Łącka, B.& K. Szeroczyńska. Anthropogenic changes in the composition of Lake Gościąż (central Poland) sediments, during the last 300 years. Würzburger Geographische Manuskr. heft 41, 81-82.
1997. Ralska-Jasiewiczowa, M. van Geel, B., Goslar, T., Pelisiak, A., Rybicka, M. and K. Szeroczyńska. Lake Gościąż, central  Poland - human impact on surrounding vegetation and lake history from Mesolithic till recent times. Würzburger Geographische Manuskr. Heft 41, 163-164.
1993. Goslar T., Kuc T., Ralska-Jasiewiczowa M., Arnold M., Board E., van Geel B., Pazdur M., Różański K., Szeroczyńska K., Wicik B., Więckowski K., Walanus A.. Heigh resolutin lacustrine record at the Late-Glacial/Holocene - transgresion in Central Europe. Quaternary Sciences Rev,  12, 287-294.
1991. Bińka K., Cieśla A., Łącka B., Madeyska T., Marciniak B., Szeroczyńska K., Więckowski K. The development of Błędowo Lake (Central Poland) - A palaeoecological study. Studia Geologica Polonica, vol.100, 1-86.
1991. Szeroczyńska K. Impact of prehistoric settlements on the   Cladocera in the sediments of lakes Suszek, Błędowo, and Skrzetuszewskie. Hydrobiologia, Kluwer, vol. 225, 105-115. 
1991. Goslar T., T. Kuc, Pazdur M., Ralska-Jasiewiczowa M., Różański M., Szeroczyńska K., Walanus A. Possibilities of  reconstruction of radiocarbon level changes during the Late     Glacial by laminated suquence of the Gościąż Lake. Radiocarbon, vol.34 no. 3, 826-838.
1988. Bińka K., Madeyska T., Marciniak B., Szeroczyńska K., Więckowski K. Błędowo Lake (Central Poland), History of   vegetation and lake development during the last 12 00 years. Bull.Pol. Ac.Se.Earth Sc. vol 36, no 2, 147-159.
1989. Bińka K., K. Szeroczyńska. Type region P-n: Masovian and Podlasie Lowland. Acta Palaeobotanica, 29 (2), 59-65.
1982. Pawlikowski M., Ralska-Jasiewiczowa M., Schönborn W. Stupnicka E., K. Szeroczyńska. Woryty near Gietrzwałd, Olsztyn lake district, NE Poland - vegetational history and lake development during the last 12 000 years. Acta Palaeobotanica, Vol. XXII, /1/, 85-116.
1983. Kopczyńska-Lamparska K., Cieśla A., Marciniak B., Skompski S., K. Szeroczyńska. Stratigraphie der spätglazialen Sedimente und Eisabbau in der Umgebung von Niechorze /NW-Pomorze, VR Polen/. In: Das Jungquartär und seine Nutzung, Haack Gotha,  58-65.
1984. Szeroczyńska, K. Analiza Cladocera w osadach niektórych  jezior tatrzańskich (Results of examination of Cladocera remnants in lacustrine sediments of Dolina Pięciu Stawów Polskich). Prace i Studia Geograficzne, Vol. 5, 92-102. 
1985. Szeroczyńska, K. Cladocera jako wskaźnik ekologiczny w późnoczwartorzędowych osadach jeziornych Polski Północnej. (Cladocera as ecological indicator in late quaternary lacustrine sediments, Northern Poland). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, Vol. 30. No. 1-2, 3-69.


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