Karsten Pedersen

Adj professor at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, GeoEngineering

Showing 109 publications

2015

Fragmentation of Bacteriogenic Iron Oxides in Response to Hydrodynamic Shear Stress

F. G. Ferris, R. E. James, Karsten Pedersen
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 32 (7), p. 564-569
Journal article
2015

COSC-1 - drilling of a subduction-related allochthon in the Palaeozoic Caledonide orogen of Scandinavia

H. Lorenz, J. E. Rosberg, C. Juhlin et al
Scientific Drilling. Vol. 19, p. 1-
Journal article
2014

In situ evaluation of model copper-cast iron canisters for spent nuclear fuel: A case of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)

N.R. Smart, A.P. Rance, B.P. Reddy et al
Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology. Vol. 49 (6), p. 548-553
Journal article
2014

Sulphate-controlled Diversity of Subterranean Microbial Communities over Depth in Deep Groundwater with Opposing Gradients of Sulphate and Methane

Karsten Pedersen, A. F. Bengtsson, J. S. Edlund et al
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 31 (7), p. 617-631
Journal article
2014

Complete genome sequence of the subsurface, mesophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfovibrio aespoeensis Aspo-2

Karsten Pedersen, A. F. Bengtsson, J. S. Edlund et al
Genome Announcements. Vol. 2 (3)
Journal article
2013

The family Gallionellaceae

Lotta Hallbeck, Karsten Pedersen
The Prokaryotes: Alphaproteobacteria and Betaproteobacteria, p. 853-858
Book chapter
2012

Immobilization of uranium in biofilm microorganisms exposed to groundwater seeps over granitic rock tunnel walls in Olkiluoto, Finland

E. Krawczyk-Barsch, H. Lunsdorf, Karsten Pedersen et al
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Vol. 96, p. 94-104
Journal article
2012

Influence of H2 and O2 on sulphate-reducing activity of a subterranean community and the coupled response in redox potential

Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Ecology. Vol. 82 (3), p. 653-665
Journal article
2011

Radionuclide Geomicrobiology of the Deep Biosphere

C Anderson, A Johnsson, H Moll et al
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 28 (5-6), p. 540-561
Journal article
2011

Abundance and Diversity of Biofilms in Natural and Artificial Aquifers of the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory, Sweden

Sara Jägevall, Lisa Rabe, Karsten Pedersen
Microbial Ecology. Vol. 61, p. 410-422
Journal article
2011

Further studies of in situ corrosion testing of miniature copper-cast iron nuclear waste canisters

N.R. Smart, A.P. Rance, B.P. Reddy et al
Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology. Vol. 46 (2), p. 142-147
Journal article
2010

Microbial sulphide production in compacted Wyoming bentonite MX-80 under in situ conditions relevant to a repository for high-level radioactive waste.

Peter Masurat, Sara Eriksson, Karsten Pedersen
Applied Clay Science. Vol. 47 (1-2), p. 58-64
Journal article
2010

Carbon isotope fractionation by circumneutral iron-oxidizing bacteria

C. B. Kennedy, A. G. Gault, D. Fortin et al
Geology. Vol. 28, p. 1087-1090
Journal article
2010

The deep biosphere

Karsten Pedersen
GFF. Vol. 132 (1), p. 93-94
Review article
2010

Analysis of copper corrosion in compacted bentonite clay as a function of clay density and growth conditions for sulfate-reducing bacteria

Karsten Pedersen
Journal of Applied Microbiology. Vol. 108 (3), p. 1094-1104
Journal article
2010

Evidence for indigenous sulphate-reducing bacteria in commercial Wyoming bentonite MX-80

Peter Masurat, Sara Eriksson, Karsten Pedersen
Applied Clay Science. Vol. 47 (1-2), p. 51-57
Journal article
2010

Neptunium(V) complexation by natural pyoverdins and related model compounds

Henry Moll, M. Glorius, Anna Johnsson et al
Radiochimica Acta. Vol. 98 (9-11), p. 571-576
Journal article
2009

Bacteriophage lytic to Desulfovibrio aespoeensis isolated from deep groundwater

Hallgerd Eydal, Sara Jägevall, Malte Hermansson et al
ISME Journal. Vol. 3, p. 1139-1147
Journal article
2009

Leaching of spent nuclear fuel in the presence of siderophores

Anna Johnsson, Arvid Ödegård Jensen, Gunnar Skarnemark et al
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. Vol. 279 (2), p. 619-626
Journal article
2008

Viruses in granitic groundwater from 69 to 450 m depth of the Äspö hard rock laboratory, Sweden

Jennifer E Kyle, Hallgerd Eydal, F Grant Ferris et al
ISME Journal. Vol. 2 (5), p. 571-574
Journal article
2008

The living underground: Setting the Scene

Karsten Pedersen
Projekt Underjorden, hemsida: www.museion-underjorden.net
Magazine article
2008

Characterization of microbial processes in deep aquifers of the Fennoscandian Shield

Karsten Pedersen, Lotta Hallbeck
Applied Geochemistry. Vol. 23 (7), p. 1796-1819
Journal article
2008

Bioligand-mediated partitioning of radionuclides to the aqueous phase

Anna Johnsson, Arvid Ödegård Jensen, Anna-Maria Jakobsson et al
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. Vol. 277 (3), p. 637-644
Journal article
2008

Virus Mineralization at low pH in the Rio Tinto, Spain.

Jennifer E Kyle, Karsten Pedersen, F Grant Ferris
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 25 (7), p. 338-345
Journal article
2008

Curium(III) complexation with pyoverdins secreted by a groundwater strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens

Henry Moll, Anna Johnsson, Mathias Schäfer et al
Biometals. Vol. 21 (2), p. 219-228
Journal article
2008

Characterization of pyoverdins secreted by a subsurface strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens and their interactions with uranium(VI)

Henry Moll, Maja Glorius, Gert Bernhard et al
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 25 (3 & 4), p. 157-166
Journal article
2007

Siderophore production by Pseudomonas stutzeri under aerobic and anaerobic conditions

Sofia A. Essen, Anna Johnsson, Dan Bylund et al
Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 73 (18), p. 5857-5864
Journal article
2007

Influence of in situ biofilm coverage on the radionuclide adsorption capacity of subsurface granite

Craig Anderson, Anna-Maria Jakobsson, Karsten Pedersen
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 41 (3), p. 830-836
Journal article
2007

Den levande underjorden

Karsten Pedersen
Glänta. Vol. 2007 (4), p. 112-
Magazine article
2007

Use of an ATP assay to determine viable microbial biomass in Fennoscandian Shield groundwater from depths of 3-1000 m

Hallgerd Eydal, Karsten Pedersen
Journal of Microbiological Methods. Vol. 70 (2), p. 363-373
Journal article
2006

Fungi in subterranean environments

Joachim Reitner, Gabriela Schumann, Karsten Pedersen
G.M Gadd (ed), Fungi in biogenchemical cycles., p. 788-1002
Book chapter
2006

Microbial nitrate respiration of lactate at in situ conditions in ground water from a granitic aquifer situated 450 m underground

M.E. Nielsen, M.R. Fisk, J.D. Istok et al
Geobiology. Vol. 4 (1), p. 43-52
Journal article
2006

Microbial mobilization of uranium from shale mine waste

Birgitta E. Kalinowski, Anna Johnsson, Johanna Arlinger et al
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 23 (3-4), p. 157-164
Journal article
2006

In situ ecological development of a bacteriogenic iron oxide-producing microbial community from a subsurface granitic rock environment

Craig Anderson, R.E. James, Chi Fru Ernest et al
Geobiology. Vol. 4 (1), p. 29-42
Journal article
2006

Solid-aqueous phase partitioning of radionuclides by complexing compounds excreted by subsurface bacteria

Anna Johnsson, Johanna Arlinger, Karsten Pedersen et al
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 23 (8), p. 621-630
Journal article
2006

Autoradiographic comparisons of radionuclide adsorption between subsurface anaerobic biofilms and granitic host rocks

Craig Anderson, Karsten Pedersen, Anna-Maria Jakobsson
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 23 (1), p. 15-29
Journal article
2005

Microorganisms and Their Influence on Radionuclide Migration in Igneous Rock Environments

Karsten Pedersen
Journal of Nuclear and Radiochemical Sciences. Vol. 6 (1), p. 11-15
Journal article
2005

Genus Gallionella Ehrenberg 1838, 166AL

Lotta Hallbeck, Karsten Pedersen
D.J Brenner, N.R Krieg and J.T Staley (eds), Bergey´s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, p. 880-886
Book chapter
2005

Identification of Meiothermus as the dominant genus in a storage system for spent nuclear fuel

Peter Masurat, Chi Fru Ernest, Karsten Pedersen
Journal of Applied Microbiology. Vol. 98 (3), p. 727-740
Journal article
2005

The deep intraterrestrial biosphere

Karsten Pedersen
G.M Gadd, K.T: Semple and H.M. lappin-Scott (eds). Micro-organisms and earth systems-advances in geomicrobiology, p. 233-245
Book chapter
2005

Subsurface microbial biofilms and nuclear waste disposal - Geochemical friends or foes?

Craig Anderson, Anna-Maria Jakobsson, Karsten Pedersen
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Vol. 69 (10)
Conference contribution
2004

Geochemistry of acidic Rio Tinto headwaters and role of bacteria in solid phase metal partitioning

F. G. Ferris, Lotta Hallbeck, C. B. Kennedy et al
Chemical Geology. Vol. 212 (3-4), p. 291-300
Journal article
2004

Distribution, diversity and activity of microorganisms in the hyper-alkaline spring waters of Maqarin in Jordan

Karsten Pedersen, Emma Nilsson, Johanna Arlinger et al
Extremophiles. Vol. 8 (2), p. 151-164
Journal article
2004

Microbial leaching of uranium and other trace elements from shale mine tailings at Ranstad

Birgitta E. Kalinowski, Anna Oskarsson, Yngve Albinsson et al
Geoderma. Vol. 122 (2-4), p. 177-194
Journal article
2004

Cadmium complexation by bacteriogenic iron oxides from a subterranean environment

R. E. Martinez, Karsten Pedersen, F. G. Ferris
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. Vol. 275 (1), p. 82-89
Journal article
2004

Microbial biofilm processes in deep granitic groundwater

Karsten Pedersen, Craig Anderson, Anna-Maria Jakobsson
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Vol. 68 (11)
Conference contribution
2003

Past and present biofilm formation in deep fennoscandian shield groundwater

Karsten Pedersen
Krumbein W., Paterson D.M. and Zavarzin G.A. (eds) Fossile and recent Biofilms. A natural history of life on earth., p. 371-380
Book chapter
2003

Characterisation of Yeasts isolated from deep igneous rock aquifers of the fennoscandian shield

Susanne Ekendahl, A. H. O'Neill, Elisabeth Thomsson et al
Microbial Ecology. Vol. 46 (4), p. 416-428
Journal article
2003

Surface chemical heterogeneity of bacteriogenic iron oxides from a subterranean environment

R. E. Martinez, D. S. Smith, Karsten Pedersen et al
Environmental Science & Technology. Vol. 37 (24), p. 5671-5677
Journal article
2002

Igneous rock aquifers microbial communities

Karsten Pedersen
Britton G. (ed) Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology, 6 volumes set., p. 1661-1673
Book chapter
2002

Microbial processes in the disposal of high level radioactive waste 500 m underground in fennoscandian shield rocks

Karsten Pedersen
Keith-Roach M.J and Livens F.R. (eds) Interactions of microorganisms with radionuclides, p. 279-311
Book chapter
2002

Microbially mediated redox processes in natural analogues for radioactive waste

Shelly A Haveman, Karsten Pedersen
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. Vol. 55 (1-2), p. 161-174
Journal article
2002

Gallionella ferruginea: an iron-oxidizing and stalk-forming groundwater bacterium

Karsten Pedersen, Lotta Hallbeck
Britton G. (ed) Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology, 6 volumes set., p. 1401-1408
Book chapter
2002

Distribution of culturable microorganisms in Fennoscandian shield groundwater

Shelly A Haveman, Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Ecology. Vol. 39 (2), p. 129-137
Journal article
2001

Determination and distribution of diesel components in igneous rock surrounding underground diesel storage facilities in Sweden

Anders Lorén, Lotta Hallbeck, Karsten Pedersen et al
Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 35 (2), p. 374-378
Journal article
2001

Diversity and activity of microorganisms in deep igneous rock aquifers of the fennoscandian shield

Karsten Pedersen
J.K. Fredrickson and M. Fletcher (eds) Subsurface microbiology and biogeochemistry, p. 97-139
Book chapter
2000

Mixing and sulphate reducing activity of bacteria in swelling compacted bentonite clay at high-level radioactive waste repository conditions

Karsten Pedersen, Mehrdad Motamedi, Ola Karnland et al
Journal of Applied Microbiology. Vol. 89 (6), p. 1038-1047
Journal article
2000

The hydrogen driven intra-terrestrial biosphere and its influence on the hydrochemical conditions in crystalline bedrock aquifers

Karsten Pedersen
I Stober and K. Bucher (eds.) Hydrogeology of Crystalline Rocks, p. 249-259
Book chapter
2000

Cultivability of microorganisms introduced in a compacted bentonite clay buffer at high-level radioactive waste repository conditions

Karsten Pedersen, Mehrdad Motamedi, Ola Karnland et al
Engineering Geology. Vol. 58 (2), p. 149-161
Journal article
2000

Exploration of deep intraterrestrial microbial life:current perspectives

Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Letters. Vol. 185 (1), p. 9-16
Review article
2000

Retention of strontium, cesium, lead and uranium by bacterial iron oxides from a subterranean environment

F Grant Ferris, R.O Hallberg, B Lyvén et al
Applied Geochemistry. Vol. 15 (7), p. 1035-1042
Journal article
1999

Towards complete biodiversity assessment: An evaluation of the subterranean bacterial communities in the Oklo region of the sole surviving natural nuclear reactor

R.H Crozier, P.-M Agapow, Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Ecology. Vol. 28 (4), p. 325-334
Journal article
1999

Phylogenetic assessment of total biodiversity

R.H Crozier, Karsten Pedersen, P.-M Agapow
Ponder, W. and Lunney, D. (eds). The other 99%. The conservation and biodiversity of invertebrates, p. 30-33
Book chapter
1999

Accumulation of metals by bacteriogenic iron oxides in a subterranean environment

F Grant Ferris, K.O Konhauser, B Lyvén et al
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 16 (2), p. 181-192
Journal article
1999

Subterranean microorganisms and radioactive waste disposal in Sweden

Karsten Pedersen
Engineering Geology. Vol. 52 (3-4), p. 163-176
Review article
1999

Methylomonas scandinavica, sp. nov., a new methanotrophic psychrotrophic bacterium isolated from deep igneous rock ground water of Sweden

Marina G Kalyuzhnaya, Valentina N Khmelenina, Svetlana Kotelnikova et al
Systematic and Applied Microbiology, p. 565-572
Journal article
1999

Distribution and metabolic diversity of microorganisms in deep igneous rock aquifers of Finland

Shelley A Haveman, Karsten Pedersen, Paula Ruotsalainen
Geomicrobiology Journal. Vol. 16 (4), p. 277-294
Journal article
1998

Desulfovibrio aespoeensis sp.nov.,a mesophilic sulfate-reducing bacterium from deep groundwater at Äspö hard rock laboratory, Sweden

Mehrdad Motamedi, Karsten Pedersen
International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. Vol. 48, p. 311-315
Journal article
1998

Distribution and activity of methanogens and homoacetogens in deep granitic aquifers at Äspö hard rock laboratory, Sweden

Svetlana Kotelnikova, Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Ecology. Vol. 26 (2), p. 121-134
Journal article
1998

Methanobacterium subterraneum, sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic, eurythermic and halotolerant methanogen isolated from deep granitic groundwater

Svetlana Kotelnikova, Alberto J.L Macario, Karsten Pedersen
International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. Vol. 48 (2), p. 357-367
Journal article
1997

Occurrence and identification of microorganisms in compacted clay-based buffer material designed for use in a nuclear fuel waste disposal vault

Smicha Stroes-Gascoyne, Karsten Pedersen, Shelley A Haveman et al
Canadian Journal of Microbiology. Vol. 43 (12), p. 1133-1146
Journal article
1997

Evidence for methanogenic Archaea and homoacetogenic Bacteria in deep granitic rock aquifers

Svetlana Kotelnikova, Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Reviews. Vol. 20 (3-4), p. 339-349
Review article
1997

Effects of pH and ionic strength on the adsorption of Cs, Sr, Eu, Zn, Cd and Hg by Pseudomonas putida

M Ledin, Karsten Pedersen, Bert Allard
Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. Vol. 93 (1-4), p. 367-381
Journal article
1997

Microbial life in deep granitic rock

Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Reviews. Vol. 20 (3-4), p. 399-414
Review article
1997

Evidence of ancient life at 207 m depth in a granitic aquifer

Karsten Pedersen, Susanne Ekendahl, Eva-Lena Tullborg et al
Geology. Vol. 25 (9), p. 827-830
Journal article
1997

Investigation of the potential for microbial contamination of deep granitic aquifers during drilling using 16S rRNA gene sequencing and culturing methods

Karsten Pedersen, Lotta Hallbeck, Johanna Arlinger et al
Journal of Microbiological Methods. Vol. 30 (3), p. 179-192
Journal article
1997

The microbiology of radioactive waste disposal

Karsten Pedersen
J.H Wolfram et al. (eds.) Microbial Degradation Processes in Radioactive Waste Repository and in Nuclear Fuel Storage Areas, p. 189-209
Book chapter
1996

16S rRNA gene diversity of attached and unattached bacteria in boreholes along the access tunnel to the Äspö hard rock laboratory, Sweden

Karsten Pedersen, Johanna Arlinger, Susanne Ekendahl et al
FEMS Microbiology Ecology. Vol. 19 (4), p. 249-262
Journal article
1996

The environmental impact of mine wastes - Roles of microorganisms and their significance in treatment of mine wastes

M Ledin, Karsten Pedersen
Earth-Science Reviews. Vol. 41 (1-2), p. 67-108
Review article
1996

Organic carbon oxidation induced by large-scale shallow water intrusion into a vertical fracture zone at the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory (Sweden)

Steven Banwart, Eva-Lena Tullborg, Karsten Pedersen et al
Antiviral Research. Vol. 21 (1-4), p. 115-125
Journal article
1996

Investigations of subterranean bacteria in deep crystalline bedrock and their importance for the disposal of nuclear waste

Karsten Pedersen
Canadian Journal of Microbiology. Vol. 42 (4), p. 382-391
Journal article
1996

Survival of sulphate reducing bacteria at different water activites in compacted bentonite

Mehrdad Motamedi, Ola Karland, Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Letters. Vol. 141 (1), p. 83-87
Journal article
1996

Accumulation of zinc and cadmium by Cytophaga johnsonae

Agata Donocik, Maria Ledin, Karsten Pedersen et al
Biometals. Vol. 9 (2), p. 169-175
Journal article
1996

Diversity and distribution of subterranean bacteria in ground water at Oklo in Gabon, Africa, as determined by 16S rRNA gene sequencing

Karsten Pedersen, Johanna Arlinger, Lotta Hallbeck et al
Molecular Ecology. Vol. 5 (3), p. 427-436
Journal article
1994

Carbon transformations by attached bacterial populations in granitic groundwater from deep crystalline bed-rock of the Stripa research mine

Susanne Ekendahl, Karsten Pedersen
Microbiology. Vol. 140, p. 1565-1573
Journal article
1993

Bacterial Processes in Nuclear Waste Disposal

Karsten Pedersen
Microbiology Europe. Vol. 1 (2), p. 18-23
Review article
1993

The deep subterranean biosphere

Karsten Pedersen
Earth-Science Reviews. Vol. 34 (4), p. 243-260
Review article
1993

Phylogeny and phenotypic characterization of the stalk-forming and iron-oxidizing bacterium Gallionella ferruginea

Lotta Hallbeck, Fredrik Ståhl, Karsten Pedersen
Journal of General Microbiology. Vol. 139, p. 1531-1535
Journal article
1992

Possible Effects of Bacteria on Trace Element Migration in Crystalline Bed-Rock

Karsten Pedersen, Yngve Albinsson
Radiochimica Acta. Vol. 58/59, p. 365-369
Journal article
1992

Assimilation of CO2 and introduced organic compounds by bacterial communities in groundwater from Southeastern Sweden deep crystalline bed-rock

Karsten Pedersen, Susanne Ekendahl
Microbial Ecology. Vol. 23 (1), p. 1-14
Journal article
1992

Incorporation of CO2 and introduced organic compounds by bacterial populations in groundwater from the deep crystalline bedrock of the Stripa mine

Karsten Pedersen, Susanne Ekendahl
Journal of General Microbiology. Vol. 138 (2), p. 369-376
Journal article
1991

Autotrophic and mixotrophic growth of Gallionella ferruginea

Lotta Hallbeck, Karsten Pedersen
Journal of General Microbiology. Vol. 137 (11), p. 2657-2661
Journal article
1991

Effect of cell number, pH and lanthanide concentration on the sorption of promethium by Shewanella putrefaciens

Karsten Pedersen, Yngve Albinsson
Radiochima Acta. Vol. 54, p. 91-95
Journal article
1990

Culture parameters regulating stalk formation and growth rate of Gallionella ferruginea

Lotta Hallbeck, Karsten Pedersen
Journal of General Microbiology. Vol. 136 (9), p. 1675-1680
Journal article
1990

Distribution and activity of bacteria in deep granitic groundwaters of Southeastern Sweden

Karsten Pedersen, Susanne Ekendahl
Microbial Ecology. Vol. 20 (1), p. 37-52
Journal article
1990

Biofilm development on stainless steel and PVC surfaces in drinking water

Karsten Pedersen
Water Research. Vol. 24 (2), p. 239-243
Journal article
1988

a silicon sensor for measurement of liquid flow and thickness of fouling biofilms

Manne Stenberg, Göran Stemme, Karsten Pedersen
Sensors and Actuators. Vol. 13, p. 203-221
Journal article
1986

Statistic evaluation of the influence of species variation, culture conditions, surface wettability and fluid shear on attachment and biofilm development of marine bacteria

Karsten Pedersen, Carola Holmström, Anna-Kerstin Olsson et al
Archives of Microbiology. Vol. 145 (1), p. 1-8
Journal article
1982

Viability of a marine microbial biofilm

Björn Dahlbäck, Karsten Pedersen
Current Microbiology. Vol. 7 (4), p. 209-212
Journal article
1982

Method for studying microbial biofilms in flowing-water systems

Karsten Pedersen
Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 43 (1), p. 6-13
Journal article
1982

Factors regulating microbial biofilm development in a system with slowly flowing seawater

Karsten Pedersen
Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 44 (5), p. 1196-1204
Journal article
1980

Electrostatic interaction chromatography, a method for assaying the relative surface charges of bacteria

Karsten Pedersen
FEMS Microbiology Letters. Vol. 12 (4), p. 365-367
Journal article

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