Sedimentation of organic material and algal pigments, methane emission, climate change, coupling of physical and biogeochemical processes, fisheries acoustics, productivity of aquatic organisms.
Ostrovsky, I., A. Rimmer, Y.Z. Yacobi, A. Nishri, A. Sukenik, O. Hadas and T. Zohary (2013). Long-term changes in the Lake Kinneret ecosystem: the effects of climate change and anthropogenic factors. In Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies (C.R. Goldman, M. Kumagai, R.D. Robarts, eds), pp. 271-293. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Online ISBN: 9781118470596.
Yacobi, Y.Z. and I. Ostrovsky (2012). Sedimentation of phytoplankton: role of ambient conditions and life strategies of algae. Hydrobiologia 698: 111-120.
Zohary, T. and I. Ostrovsky (2011) [Plenary Lecture at SIL]. Ecological impacts of excessive water level fluctuations in stratified freshwater lakes. Inland Waters, 1: 47-59.
DelSontro, T., D.F. McGinnis, S. Sobek, I. Ostrovsky, B. Wehrli (2010). Extreme methane emissions from a Swiss hydropower reservoir: contribution from bubbling sediments. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 2419-2425.
Ostrovsky, I. and Y.Z. Yacobi, (2010). Sedimentation flux in a large subtropical lake: spatio-temporal variations and relation to primary productivity. Limnol. Oceanogr. 55: 1918–1931.
Ostrovsky, I. and J. Tegowski (2010). Hydroacoustic analysis of spatial and temporal variability of bottom sediment characteristics in Lake Kinneret in relation to water level fluctuation. Geo-Marine Letters, 30: 261–269.
Ostrovsky, I. (2009). Hydroacoustic assessment of fish abundance in the presence of gas bubbles. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 7: 309–318.
Ostrovsky, I. and A. Sukenik (2008). Spatial heterogeneity of biogeochemical parameters in a subtropical lake. In Monitoring and Modeling Lakes and Coastal Environments (P. K. Mohanty, ed.). Springer, 248 p. ISBN: 978-1-4020-6645-0: 79-90.
Ostrovsky, I., D.F McGinnis, L. Lapidus and W. Eckert (2008). Quantifying gas ebullition with echo sounder: the role of methane transport with bubbles in a medium-sized lake. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 6: 105–118.
Ostrovsky, I. (2003). Methane bubbles in Lake Kinneret: Quantification, temporal, and spatial heterogeneity. Limnol. Oceanogr. 48: 1030-1036.
Ostrovsky, I. and Y.Z. Yacobi (1999). Organic matter and pigments in surface sediments: possible mechanisms of their horizontal distributions in a stratified lake. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 56: 1001-1010.
Ostrovsky, I., Y.Z. Yacobi, P. Walline and Y. Kalikhman (1996). Seiche-induced water mixing: its impact on lake productivity. Limnol. Oceanogr. 41: 323-332.
Ostrovsky, I. (1995). The parabolic pattern of animal growth: determination of equation parameters and their temperature dependencies. Freshw. Biol. 33: 357-371.