Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Anja Engel

 

Professor of Biological Oceanography

Office:
Room no. 20-025
FON: +49/(0)431/600-1510
email: aengel(at)geomar.de

Personal Assistant/Office Management:
Room no. 20-021
FON: +49/(0)431/600-4447
FAX: +49/(0)431/600-4448
email: mpeschke(at)geomar.de

Address:
GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Düsternbrooker Weg 20, D-24105 Kiel, Germany

Education

  • 1989-1995 Undergraduate studies in Biology, Christian Albrechts University (CAU), Kiel, Germany
  • 1995 Graduate studies in biological sciences, Institute for Marine Sciences (IfM), Kiel, Germany
  • 1991 Ph.D., biological sciences, Christian Albrechts University (CAU), Kiel, Germany

Professional Experience

  • 1998-1999 Post-Doc, Institute for Marine Sciences (IfM), Kiel, Germany
  • 1999-2000 Post-Doc, Marine Science Institute, University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), USA
  • 2001-2004 Post-Doc, Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany
  • 2004-2005 Guest scientist, State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNYSB), USA
  • 2005-2011 Head of HGF junior research group "Global change and the future marine carbon cycle", Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany
  • since 2005 adjunct professorship, State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNYSB), USA
  • since 2011 Professor of Biological Oceanography, IFM-GEOMAR, now GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany
  • 2012-2014 Head of Research Division 2: Marine Biogeochemistry, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

  • 1995-1998 HSP II Fellowship, German Ministry of Science and Technology
  • 1999-2000 Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, German Science Foundation
  • 2004-2005 Max Kade Fellowship, Max Kade Society, USA

Memberships and Expert Activities

  • BIOACID Steering Committee, German Ministry of Science and Technology
  • EPOCA Steering Committee, EU
  • PGM, JGFOS 2012 - 2013, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • SOLAS Steering Committee
  • SCOR Working Group 141. Sea surface microlayers: towards a unified physicochemical and biological perspective of the air-ocean interface; Regular Member
  • GEOMAR WEB (Women‘s Executive Board)
  • Marine Sciences Committee, Faculty of Mathmatics and Natural Sciences, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel
  • Examination Committee Biological Oceanography (Deputy)

External funding

  • AQUASHIFT: Temperature-dependency of carbon partitioning between dissolved and particulate organic matter in a pelagic new peoduction system
    (German Science Foundation, DFG)
    Funding period: 2004-2010
  • GloCar: Global Change and the future marine carbon cycle
    (Helmholtz Foundation, HGF Young Investigators Grant)
    Funding period: 2005-2010
  • PEACE: Role of pelagic calcification and export of carbonate production in climate change
    (BELSPO European partnership, Belgium)
    Funding period: 2005-2010
  • COCALIFE: Calcification of selected coccolithophore species: metabolic state and trace metal partitioning
    (German Science Foundation, DFG)
    Funding period: 2006-2009
  • SOPRAN: Surface Ocean PRocesses in the ANthropocene. Biogeochemical response to CO2 enrichment
    (German Ministry for Science and Education, BMBF)
    Funding period: 2006-2013
  • EPOCA: European Project of Ocean Acidification
    (EU 7th framework program, Coordinated Project)
    Funding period: 2008-2012
  • MicroTrance: Microbiological Transformation of Anthropogenic Nitrogen in Coastal Environments
    (EU Marie Curie IOF; EU 7th framework program)
    Funding period: 2009-2011
  • BIOACID: Biological Impacts of Ocean ACIDification
    (German Ministry for Science and Education, BMBF)
    Funding period: 2009-2012
  • ADAGIO: Effects of ocean acidification on the formation and sinking of particle aggregates
    (NSF)
    Funding period: 2009-2012
  • SFB 754 “Climate-Biogeochemistry Interactions in the Tropical Ocean”
    Subproject B9 “Near-coastal supply of oxygen and dissolved organic matter to the oxygen minimum zone”
    (German Science Foundation, DFG)
    Funding Period: 2012 – 2015

Publications


A complete list can be found here.