15. Olofsson M, Power M, Stahl DA, Vadeboncoeur YM, Brett MT. (2021) Cryptic constituents: The paradox of high flux – low concentration components of aquatic ecosystems. Water 13(16): 2301.

14. Olofsson M and Wulff A. (2021) Looking back to the future – Phytoplankton diversity and productivity in the Arctic. Marine Biodiversity 51: 61.

13. Olofsson M, Klawonn I, Karlson B (2021) Nitrogen fixation estimates for the Baltic Sea indicate high rates for the previously overlooked Bothnian Sea. Ambio 50: 2013-214.


12. Olofsson M*, Hagan J*, Karlson B, Gamfeldt L (2020) Large seasonal and spatial variation in nano- and microphytoplankton diversity along a Baltic Sea – North Sea salinity gradient. Scientific Reports 10: 17666. * = contributed equally

11. Stenow R, Olofsson M, Robertson EK, Kourtchenko O, Whitehouse MJ, Ploug H, Godhe A (2020) Resting stages of Skeletonema marinoi assimilate nitrogen from the ambient environment under dark, anoxic conditions. J. Phycology 91: 101685.

10. Olofsson M, Suikkanen S, Kobos J, Wasmund N, Karlson B (2020) Basin-specific changes in filamentous cyanobacteria community composition across four decades in the Baltic Sea. Harmful Algae 91: 101685.


9. Olofsson M, Robertson EK, Edler L, Arneborg L, Whitehouse MJ, Ploug H (2019) Nitrate and ammonium fluxes to diatoms and dinoflagellates at a single cell level in mixed field communities in the sea. Sci Rep. 9: 1424

8. Olofsson M, Kourtchenko O, Zetsche E-M, Marchant H, Whitehouse MJ, Godhe A, Ploug H (2019) High single-cell diversity in carbon and nitrogen assimilations by a chain-forming diatom across a century. Environ Microbiol. 21(1): 142-151

7. Olofsson M, Torstensson A, Karlberg M, Steinhoff SF, Dinasquet J, Riemann L, Chierici M, Wulff A (2019) Limited response of a spring bloom community inoculated with filamentous cyanobacteria to elevated temperature and pCO2. Bot Mar. 62(1): 3-16


6. Wulff A, Karlberg M, Olofsson M, Torstensson A, Riemann L, Steinhoff SF, Mohlin M, Ekstrand N, Chierici M (2018) Ocean acidification and desalination: climate-driven change in a Baltic Sea summer microplanktonic community. Mar Biol 165: 63 


5. Olofsson M, Karlberg M, Lage S, Ploug H (2017) Phytoplankton community composition and primary production in the tropical tidal ecosystem, Maputo Bay (the Indian Ocean). J Sea Res. 125: 18-25


4. Olofsson M, Egardt J, Singh A, Ploug H (2016) Inorganic phosphorus enrichments in Baltic Sea water have large effects on growth, carbon fixation and N2fixation by Nodularia spumigena. Aquat Microb Ecol 77:111-123

3. Klawonn I, Nahar N, Walve J, Andersson B, Olofsson M,Svedén BJ, Littmann S, Whitehouse MJ, Kuypers MMM, Ploug H (2016) Cell-specific nitrogen- and carbon-fixation of cyanobacteria in a temperate marine system (Baltic Sea) Environ Microb 18(12): 4596-4609

2. Eriander L, Infantes E, Olofsson M, Olsen J, Moksnes P-O (2016) Assessing methods for restoration of eelgrass (Zostera marinaL.) in a cold temperate region. J Exp Mar Bio Ecol 479: 76-88


1. Olofsson M, Asplund M E, Karunasagar I, Rehnstam-Holm A-S, Godhe A (2013) Prorocentrum micanspromote and Skeletonema tropicum disfavours persistence of the pathogenic bacteria Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences 42: 729-733