Dr. rer. nat. Björn Fiedler

Forschungsbereich 2: Marine Biogeochemie
FE Chemische Ozeanographie

Raum: 5 3.504
Tel.: 0431 600 1380
Fax: 0431 600 4202
E-Mail: bfiedler(at)geomar.de

GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
Wischhofstraße 1-3
D-24148 Kiel

Persönliche Daten

  • Born: 04.12.1981 in Emden, Germany
  • Citizenship: German
  • Languages: German, English, Portuguese (rudimental)


2007, University of Kiel/GEOMAR: diploma degree in chemistry
Thesis title: Improvement of Processing Algorithms and Field Evaluation of an UV-Based Nitrate Sensor

, University of Kiel/GEOMAR: Ph.D. in marine chemistry
Thesis title: CO2 and O2 Dynamics and Ocean-Atmosphere Fluxes in the Eastern Tropical North Atlantic


  • Air-sea gas exchange of CO2 and O2 and its impact on the marine carbon cycle in the eastern tropical North Atlantic
  • Development and field evaluation of novel autonomous platforms for in situ CO2 and O2 measurements (e.g., profiling floats, moored profiler, wave glider)
  • Ship-based (as well as autonomous) biogechemical time-series observations at the Cape Verde Ocean Observatory | CVOO
  • Biogeochemistry of open-ocean anoxic/hypoxic mesoscale eddies


2007-2013, University of Kiel/GEOMAR:
Research as a Ph.D. student (with Prof. Dr. A. Körtzinger)
Establishment of biogeochemical time-series measurements at Cape Verde

Since 2013, University of Kiel/GEOMAR:
Research as a post-doctoral fellow (with Prof. Dr. A. Körtzinger)
Scientific coordination of the Cape Verde Ocean Observatory | CVOO


SOPRAN (2013-2016):
Surface Ocean Processes in the Anthropocene (BMBF funded)

CARBOCHANGE (2011-2015):
Changes in carbon uptake and emission by oceans in a changing climate (EU FP7 funded)

Eddy-Hunt (2013-2015):
Biogeochemistry and ecology of oxygen-depleted eddies in the eastern tropical Atlantic (DFG/Future-Ocean funded)