Keve T KISS, DSc

IAE Department of Danube's Diversity
kiss.keve [at]
+36 27 345-023
Brief description of the main scopes: 
  • a Taxonomy and ecology of algae in the River Danube;
  • a short- and long-term change of phytoplankton
  • a ultrastructure of centric diatoms
  • a trophic state of the River Danube
  • a effect on the phytoplankton of barrages built on the River Danube
  • a relationship between the phytoplankton and the primary production in rivers

Avards, scholarships:

  • 2001: Honorary member of Hungarian Algological Society
  • 2000: Széchenyi Research Scholarship
  • 2009: award Pro Aqua - Hungarian Hydrological Society
  • 2010: award Vitális Sándor - Hungarian Hydrological Society
Main profile in keywords: 
phytoplankton, taxonomy of centric diatoms
Selected publications:


Kiss Keve Tihamér (1994): Trophic level and eutrophication of the River Danube in Hungary. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 25: 1688-1691
Kiss Keve Tihamér, Kristiansen J (1994): Silica-scaled chrysophytes from some rivers and shallow lakes in Hungary. Phytoplankton in turbid environments: Rivers and shallow lakes. Hydrobiologia 289: 157-162.


Kiss Keve Tihamér, Genkal S I (1993): Winter blooms of centric diatoms in the River Danube and in its side arms near Budapest. Hydrobiologia 269-270: 317-326.


Kiss Keve Tihamér (1988): The morphology and taxonomy of Stephanodiscus invisitatus Hohn et Hellerman /Bacillariophyceae/. Arch. Protistenkd. 135: 187-196.


Kiss Keve Tihamér (1987): Phytoplankton studies in the Szigetköz section of the Danube during 1981-1982. Arch. Hydrobiol.78,2. Algol. Studies. 47: 247-273.