Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995 – 1998
    Ph. D. student, University of Kiel, IFM-GEOMAR

  • 1998
    Dissertation in Biological Oceanography, University of Kiel, Germany

  • 1998 – 1999
    Postdoctoral Associate at IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany

  • 1999 – 2000
    Postdoctoral Associate, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA

  • 2000 – 2001
    Postdoctoral Associate at IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany

  • 2001 – 2004
    Research Associate, 'Carbon Group', AWI, Bremerhaven, Germany

  • 2004 – 2005
    Visiting Research Scientist (Max Kade Fellow), SOMAS, Stony Brook University, New York, USA

  • Since 2004
    Adjunct Professor, School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (SOMAS), Stony Brook University, New York, USA

  • 2005 – 2011
    Head of the Helmholtz Young Investigators Group 'Global change and the future marine carbon cycle', Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany

  • Since 2011
    Full Professor (W3) for Biological Oceanography, Univ. Kiel, Germany

  • Since 2012
    Head of research division Marine Biogeochemistry at GEOMAR

Selected publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • SCOR Working Group 141. Sea surface microlayers: towards a unified physicochemical and biological perspective of the air-ocean interface; Regular Member

  • Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean", University Kiel, Regular Member

  • Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS), SSC-member

  • Planning Group Member, JGFOS, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

  • European Project on Ocean Acidification (EPOCA), EU; SSC-member

  • Biological Impact of Ocean Acidification (BIOACID), BMBF; SSC-member


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