Current Students

At Nola Seamount, Cape Verde in 1100m water depth

 

 

HOSST PhD-Students:

(for PhD-Students in our partnerprogramm TOSST see the TOSST Website)

HOSST - PhD representative: Lisa Samrock

HOSST - PhD co-representative: Jacqueline Bertlich

 

The second HOSST- Cohort started in 2016

Jaqueline Bertlich 

PhD-Research Topic:

"The fate of the Laurentide Ice Sheet and its freshwater signature in the North Atlantic"

Supervisors:

Prof. Dirk Nürnberg, GEOMAR

Dr. Ed Hathorne, GEOMAR

Prof. Markus Kienast, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Felix Geißler

PhD-Research Topic:

"Chemical sensor applications in the Atlantic Ocean Unravelling Biogeochemical questions"

Supervisors:

Prof. Eric Achterberg, GEOMAR

Prof. Doug Wallace, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Tatum Miko Herrero

PhD-Research Topic:

"The story of failures in the North Atlantic: slope instability at glacially-influenced continental margins"

Supervisors:

Prof. Colin Devey, GEOMAR

Prof. Mladen Nedimovic, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Florian Lange

PhD-Research Topic:

"Physicochemical investigations of the sea surface nano layer with modern laser spectroscopic techniques"

Supervisors:

Prof. Gernot Friedrichs, CAU

Prof. Doug Wallace, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Annalena Lochte

PhD-Research Topic:

"Holocene climate variability in the Labrador Current of Labrador Current off Labrador and Newfoundland"

Supervisors:

Prof. Ralf Schneider, CAU

Prof. Markus Kienast, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Evangelia Louropoulou

PhD-Research Topic:

"Iron optimization by marine diazotrophs and its impact on nitrogen fixation activity in the Atlantic Ocean"

Supervisors:

Prof. Schmitz-Streit, CAU

Dr. Martha Gedhill, GEOMAR

Prof. Julie LaRoche, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

 

Kriste Makareviciute

PhD-Research Topic:

"The role of phytoplankton for the resilience of plankton food webs"

Supervisors:

Prof. Ulrich Sommer, GEOMAR

Prof. Heike Lotze, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Kirsten Meulenbroek

PhD-Research Topic:

"Calibration and application of Ba isotopes in planktic forminifera as freshwater proxy in the North Atlantic"

Supervisors:

Prof. Martin Frank, GEOMAR

Prof. Markus Kienast, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Lisa Samrock

PhD-Research Topic:

"Evolution of the Cape Verde archipelago"

Supervisors:

PD. Dr. Thor Hansteen, GEOMAR

to be announced, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Falko Vehling

PhD-Research Topic:

"Numerical Modeling of Hydrothermal Systems at Reykjanes Ridge"

Supervisors:

Prof. Lars Rüpke, GEOMAR

Dr. Jörg Hasenclever, MARUM, Bremen

Prof. Mladen Nedimovic, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Yao Wanxuan

PhD-Research Topic:

"Modelling dissolved iron in the Ataltnic Ocean: elucidating the role of scavenging"

Supervisors:

Prof. Andreas Oschlies, GEOMAR

to be announced, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Students that started in 2013

Maryam Mirzaloo

PhD-Research Topic:

"Late Pleistocene to Holocene climate and ocean circulation change around Iceland and relationships to volcanic events"

Supervisors:

Prof. Dirk Nürnberg, GEOMAR

Prof. Marting Frank, GEOMAR

Prof. Markus Kienast, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

PhD-Research Topic:

"Potential of thecosome pteropods ('sea butterflies') to record and preserve ocean acidification trends via the boron isotope proxy"

Supervisors:

Prof. Anton Eisenhauer, GEOMAR

Dr. Markus Gutjahr, GEOMAR

Prof. Markus Kienast, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

 

Kohort of the first group started in 2012

 

Eyram Koku Apetcho 

PhD-Research Topic:

"Physics-biogeochemistry interactions modeling in the the Gulf of Guinea"

Supervisors:

Prof. Andreas Oschlies, GEOMAR

Prof. Birgit Schneider, CAU

Prof. Katja Fennel, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Ibrahim Sadiek 

PhD-Research Topic:

"Ranging the potential of IR-CRDS analyzers for quantitative detection of organohalogen compounds in marine environments"

Supervisors:

Prof. Gernot Friedrichs, CAU

Prof. Arne Körtzinger, GEOMAR

Prof. Douglas Wallace, Dalhousie University, Canada

  

HOSST- Alumni:

Swaantje Bennecke - Defended on October 20, 2016

PhD-Research Topic:

"Distribution patterns and physiology of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa"

Supervisors:

Prof. Christian Dullo, GEOMAR

Prof. Anna Metaxas, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Corinna Breusing - Defended on April 4, 2016

PhD-Research Topic:

"Diversification in the deep sea: A case study on two hybridizing Bathymodiolus species (B. azoricus x B. puteoserpentis)"

Supervisors:

Prof. Torsten Reusch, GEOMAR

Prof. Frank Melzner, GEOMAR

Prof. Anna Metaxas, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Annika Drews - Submitted  in November 2016, defended on  December 15, 2016

PhD-Research Topic: "Dynamics of the North Atlantic Ocean Circulation"

Supervisors:

Prof. Richard Greatbach, GEOMAR

Prof. Mojib Latif, GEOMAR

Prof. Jinyu Sheng, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Judith Elger, Defended on July 4, 2016

PhD-Research Topic:

"Studies of submarine slope failures in the North Atlantic: Causes, timing and consequences"

Supervisors:

Prof. Sebastian Krastel, CAU

Prof. Christian Berndt, GEOMAR

Prof. David Piper, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

  

Alexandra Filippova - Defense on November 30, 2016

PhD-Research Topic:

"Paleoreconstructions of deep and surface currents in the western North Atlantic and Labrador Sea through the Late Quaternary"

Supervisors:

Prof. Martin Frank, GEOMAR

Prof. Dirk Nürnberg, GEOMAR

Prof. Markus Kienast, Dalhousie University, Canada 

  

Arne Johanson - Defended on March 4, 2016

PhD-Research Topic:

"Engineering a population balance model for long-term fish stock prediction" 

Supervisors:

Prof. Wilhelm Hasselbring, CAU

Prof. Andreas Oschlies, GEOMAR

Prof. Boris Worm, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Stéphanie Celine Michl Defended on February 1, 2017

PhD-Research Topic:

"Adaptive potential of auqaculture species for various feeding strategies"

Supervisors:

Prof. Carsten Schulz, CAU

Prof. Jeff Hutchings, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

 Dominik Palgan Defended on July 4, 2017

PhD-Research Topic:

"The tectonic and volcanological control of hot spring location in the North Atlantic"

Supervisors:

Prof. Colin Devey, GEOMAR

Prof. Keith Louden, Dalhousie University, Canada

 

Nadine Schattel Defended on July 3, 2017

PhD-Research Topic:

"Volcanic risks on Iceland and their consequences for the North Atlantic"

Supervisors:

Prof. Kaj Hoernle, GEOMAR

Prof. Gergia Pe-Piper, Dalhousie University, Canada

  

Contact

Helmholtz Research School for Ocean System Science and Technology (HOSST)
Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel  (GEOMAR)
Wischhofstr. 1-3
D-24148 Kiel
Germany

Spokesperson
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Christian Dullo
email: cdullo(at)geomar.de 

Co-Spokesperson GEOMAR
Prof. Dr. Colin Devey
email: cdevey(at)geomar.de 

Co-Spokesperson CAU
Prof. Dr. Birgit Schneider
email: bschneider(at)gpi.uni-kiel.de 

Co-Spokesperson IORE
Prof. Dr. Doug Wallace
email: Douglas.Wallace(at)dal.ca 

Co-Spokesperson Dalhousie
Prof. Dr. Markus Kienast
email: markus.kienast(at)dal.ca 


Coordinator
Dr. Christel van den Bogaard
Tel.: (49) 431-600-2647
Tel.: (49) 431-600-2960
email: hosst(at)geomar.de