Dr. Rainer Kiko

 

GEOMAR | Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel

Forschungsbereich 3: Marine Ökologie

AG Ökophysiologie

 

Kontakt:

Telefon: +49 431 600-4524

E-Mail: rkiko(at)geomar.de

 

Adresse:

Dr. Rainer Kiko

GEOMAR | Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel

Hohenbergstr. 2

D-24105 Kiel

 

 

Aktuelle Projekte

 

The role of zooplankton in N-, P- and C- cycling and for the oxygen budget of tropical OMZs

Teilprojekt B8 im Sonderforschungsbereich 754 - Klima-Biogeochemische Wechselwikungen im tropischen Ozean (www.sfb754.de)

 

ZoOMin at TENATSO: “Zooplankton of the Oxygen Minimum Zone at the Tropical Eastern Atlantic Time-Series Observatory”

(http://cvoo.geomar.de/index.php?id=51)

 

 

Combining deep learning, in situ imaging and citizen science to resolve the distribution of giant protists in major upwelling regions

 

 

 

MicroZooImager: An integrated optical system for microzooplankton analysis

 

All-in-focus: Combining lightfields and shadowgraphs for advanced underwater imaging

 

 

Publikationen

Rainer Kiko, Helena Hauss, Friedrich Buchholz, Frank Melzner (2016) Ammonium excretion and oxygen respiration of tropical copepods and euphausiids exposed to oxygen minimum zone conditions. Biogeosciences, 13:2241-2255.

 

Tristan Biard, Lars Stemmann, Marc Picheral, Nicolas Mayot, Pieter Vandromme, Helena Hauss, Gabriel Gorsky, Lionel Guidi, Rainer Kiko, Fabrice Not (2016) In situ imaging reveals the biomass of giant protists in the global ocean. Nature, 532:504-507.

 

Helena Hauss, Svenja Christiansen, Florian Schütte, Rainer Kiko,  Miryan Edvam Lima, Elizandro Rodrigues, Johannes Karstensen, Carolin Löscher, Arne Körtzinger,  Björn Fiedler (2016) Dead zone or oasis in the open ocean? Zooplankton distribution and migration in low-oxygen modewater eddies. Biogeosciences, 13:1977-1989.

 

Judith Meyer, Carolin. R. Löscher, Sven. C. Neulinger, Anna. F. Reichel, Alexandra N. Loginova, Corinna Borchard, Ruth. A. Schmitz, Helena Hauss, Rainer Kiko, Ulf Riebesell (2016) Changing nutrient stoichiometry affects phytoplankton production, DOP build up and dinitrogen fixation – a mesocosm experiment in the eastern tropical North Atlantic. Biogeosciences, 13, 781-794.

 

Carolin R. Löscher, Hermann W. Bange, Ruth A. Schmitz, Cameron M. Callbeck, Anja Engel, Helena Hauss, Thorsten Kanzow, Rainer Kiko, Gaute Lavik, Alexandra N. Loginova, Frank Melzner, Sven C. Neulinger, Markus Pahlow, Ulf Riebesell, Harald Schunck, Sören Thomsen, Hannes Wagner (2016) Water column biogeochemistry of oxygen minimum zones in the eastern tropical North Atlantic and eastern tropical South Pacific Oceans. Biogeosciences, 13:3585-3606.

 

Björn Fiedler, Damian Grundle, Florian Schütte, Johannes Karstensen, Carolin R. Löscher, Helena Hauss, Hannes Wagner, Alexandra Loginova, Rainer Kiko, Pericles Silva, Arne Körtzinger (2016) Oxygen Utilization and Downward Carbon Flux in an Oxygen-Depleted Eddy in the Eastern Tropical North Atlantic. Biogeosciences, 15:5633-5647.

 

Rainer Kiko, Stefan Kern, Maike Kramer (2016) Colonization of newly formin Arctic sea ice by meiofauna - a case study for the future Artic? Polar Biology, doi:10.1007/s00300-016-2052-5.

 

Rainer Kiko, Helena Hauss, Marcus Dengler, Stefan Sommer, Frank Melzner (2015) The squat lobster Pleuroncodes monodon tolerates anoxic “dead zone” conditions off Peru. Marine Biology, 162:1913-1921.

 

Vera Sandel, Rainer Kiko, Peter Brandt, Marcus Dengler, Lars Stemmann, Pieter Vandromme, Ulrich Sommer, Helena Hauss (2015) Nitrogen Fuelling of the Pelagic Food Web of the Tropical Atlantic. PLoS ONE, 10(6): e0131258.

 

Tim Kalvelage, Gaute Lavik, Marlene M. Jensen, Niels Peter Revsbech, Carolin Löscher, Harald Schunck, Dhwani K. Desai, Helena Hauss, Rainer Kiko, Moritz Holtappels, Julie LaRoche, Ruth A. Schmitz, Michelle I. Graco, Marcel M. M. Kuypers (2015) Aerobic Microbial Respiration In Oceanic Oxygen Minimum Zones. PLoS ONE, 10(7): e0133526.

 

Anja Engel, Corinna Borchard, Alexandra N. Loginova, Judith Meyer, Helena Hauss, Rainer Kiko (2015) Effects of varied nitrate and phosphate supply on polysaccharidic and proteinaceous gel particles production during tropical phytoplankton bloom experiments. Biogeosciences, 12:5647–5665.

 

Alexandra N. Loginova, Corinna Borchard, Judith Meyer, Helena Hauss, Rainer Kiko, Anja Engel (2015) Effects of nitrate and phosphate supply on chromophoric and fluorescent dissolved organic matter in the Eastern Tropical North Atlantic: a mesocosm study. Biogeosciences, 12:6897–6914.

 

Lena Teuber, Rainer Kiko, Francois Seguin, Holger Auel (2013) Respiration rates of tropical Atlantic copepods in relation to the oxygen minimum zone. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol, 448:28-36.

 

Warren R Francis, Lynne M Christianson, Rainer Kiko, Meghan L Powers, Nathan C Shaner, Steven H D Haddock (2013) A comparison across non-model animals suggests an optimal sequencing depth for de novo transcriptome assembly BMC Genomics, 2013, 14:167

 

Kramer M, Swadling KM, Meiners K, Kiko R, Scheltz A, Nicolaus M, Werner I (2011) Antarctic sympagic meiofauna in winter: comparing diversity, abundance and biomass between the western Weddell Sea and the southern Indian Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58:1062-1074.

 

Kramer M, Kiko R (2011) Brackish meltponds on Arctic sea ice – a new habitat for marine metazoans. Polar Biology, 34:603-608.

 

Hu M, Tseng Y-C, Stumpp M, Gutowska MA, Kiko R, Lucassen M, Melzner F (2011) Elevated seawater pCO2 differentially affects branchial acid-base transporters over the course of development in the cephalopod Sepia officinalis. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, DOI: 10.​1152/​ajpregu.​00653.​2010

 

Fehsenfeld, S., Kiko, R., Appelhans, Y., Towle, D. W., Zimmer, M. and Melzner, F. (2011) Effects of elevated seawater pCO2 on gene expression patterns in the gills of the green crab, Carcinus maenas. BMC Genomics, 12 (1). p. 488. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-12-488.

 

Kiko R (2010) Acquisition of freeze protection in a sea-ice crustacean through horizontal gene transfer? Polar Biology, 33:543-556.

 

Siebert S, Anton-Erxleben F, Kiko R, Kramer M (2009) Sympagohydra tuuli (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) – first report form sea ice of the central Arctic Ocean and insights into histology, reproduction and locomotion. Marine biology, 156:541-554.

 

Kiko R, Werner I, Wittmann A (2009) Osmotic and ionic regulation in response to salinity variations and cold resistance in the Arctic under-ice amphipod Apherusa glacialis. Polar Biology, 32:393-398.

 

Kiko R, Kramer M, Spindler M, Wägele H (2008) Tergipes antarcticus (Gastropoda, Nudibranchia): distribution, life cycle, morphology, anatomy and adaptation of the first mollusc known to live in Antarctic sea ice. Polar Biology, 31:1383–1395.

 

Kiko R, Michels J, Mizdalski E, Schnack-Schiel SB, Werner I (2008) Living conditions, abundance and composition of the metazoan fauna in surface and sub-ice layers in pack ice of the western Weddell Sea during late spring. Deep Sea Research Part II, 55:1000–1014.

 

Augustin R, Franke A, Khalturin K, Kiko R, Hemmrich G, Bosch TCG (2006) Dickkopf related genes are components of the positional value gradient in Hydra. Developmental Biology, 296:62–70.

 

Werner I, Auel H, Kiko R (2004) Occurrence of Anonyx sarsi (Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea) below Arctic pack ice: an example for cryo-benthic coupling? Polar Biology 27:474–481.