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Kathryn Schreiner

Assistant Professor

Large Lakes Observatory
University of Minnesota Duluth
2205 E. 5th St.,
Research Laboratory Building
Duluth, MN 55812

Fax: (218) 726-6979

email: kschrein at


  • Carbon cycling and storage in lakes and lake sediments.
  • Quantification and identification of terrestrial carbon sources to aquatic and marine systems.
  • The impacts of environmental change (climate warming, land use change, invasive species, etc) on carbon cycling.


Texas A&M University, Ph.D.
Purdue University, M.S.
Purdue University, B.S.


K. M. Schreiner, T. S. Bianchi, and B. E. Rosenheim (2014). “Evidence for permafrost thaw and transport from an Alaskan North Slope watershed” Geophysical Research Letters. 10.1002/2014GL059514.

K. M. Schreiner, N. Blair, L. Egerton-Warburton, and W. Levinson (2014). “Contribution of fungal macromolecules to soil carbon sequestration” for Springer special volume Soil Carbon. A.E. Hartemink and K. McSweeney, eds.

K. M. Schreiner, T. S. Bianchi, T. I. Eglinton, M. A. Allison, and A.M. Hanna (2013). “Sources of terrigenous inputs to surface sediments of the Colville River Delta and Simpson’s Lagoon, Beaufort Sea, Alaska.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 10.1002/jgrg.20065.

T. Bianchi, L. A. Wysocki, K. M. Schreiner, T. R. Filley, D. R. Corbett, and A. Kolker (2011). “Sources of terrestrial organic carbon in the Mississippi plume region: Evidence for the importance of coastal marsh inputs.” Aquatic Geochemistry, 17: 431-456.

T. Bianchi, S. DiMarco, R. Smith, and K. M. Schreiner (2009). “Export of dissolved lignin from coastal wetlands to the Louisiana shelf.” Marine Chemistry, 117(1-4, special issue), 32-41.

K. M. Schreiner, T. Filley, B. Beitler-Bowen, R. Blanchette, R. Bolskar, W. C. Hockaday, C. A. Masiello, and J. W. Raebiger (2009). “White rot basidiomycete mediated decomposition of C60 fullerol.” Environmental Science and Technology, 43(9), 3162-3168.

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