Dr. rer. nat. Allanah Paul

Postdoctoral Researcher in Biological Oceanography

Office

Room: 20-324
Tel.: +49 431 600-4258
Fax: +49 431 600-4446
E-Mail: apaul(at)geomar.de

Address

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
24105 Kiel

 

 

Research Interests

  • Marine biogeochemical cycles
  • Microbial ecology
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Global change: ocean acidification, warming and deoxygenation
  • Stable isotope tracers

Education

2006 – 2009     B.Sc. (Hons, 1st Class) in Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Thesis title: ‘Near Equilibrium Dissolution Behaviour of Calcium Carbonate Minerals'

2012 2016     Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel and GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany
Thesis title: 'Ocean acidification and warming in the Baltic Sea: Effects on diazotrophy and pelagic biogeochemistry'

 

Research Experience

2011 present   Researcher in Biological Oceanography Research Unit at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany

2009 2010      Summer Research Internship in Physical Chemistry Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

Expeditions

  • 2017 R/V METEOR (M138), SFB754, eastern tropical South Pacific Ocean
  • 2017 KOSMOS Mesocosm Campaign, SFB754, Callao (Peru)
  • 2016 KOSMOS Student Practical Course Mesocosm Study, Gran Canaria (Spain)
  • 2014 KOSMOS Mesocosm Campaign, BIOACID, Gran Canaria (Spain)
  • 2013 Indoor Mesocosm Campaign, BIOACID, Kiel (Germany)
  • 2012 KOSMOS Mesocosm Campaign, Tvärminne (Finland)
  • 2011 KOSMOS Mesocosm Campaign, Bergen (Norway)
  • 2009 Far-IR Beam, Australian Synchrotron Facility, Melbourne (Australia)

Projects

SFB754 'Climate-Biogeochemistry Interactions in the Tropical Ocean', Cluster of Excellence 'The Future Ocean', BIOACID

 

Professional Development and Memberships

2016 present   Integrated Marine Postdoc Network (IMAP), Cluster of Excellence 'The Future Ocean'

2011 2016       Integrated School of Ocean Sciences (ISOS), Cluster of Excellence 'The Future Ocean'

2013                C-MORE Summer Course 'Microbial Oceanography: Genomes to Biomes', Hawaii, U.S.A.

 

 

List of Publications

A complete list can be found here.