Dr. rer. nat. Markus Schartau

 

Scientist at Research Unit Biogeochemical Modelling

Office:
Room 20-212
Tel.: +49 431 600-4212
Fax: +49 431 600-4469
E-Mail: mschartau(at)geomar.de

Anschrift:
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
24105 Kiel
Germany

Research Interests

  • Likelihood and plausibility of biogeochemical model results

  • Plankton community (size-)structure

  • Methods of parameter optimization and model selection

  • Simulation of mesocosm experiments

  • Physiological and ecological variations of plankton

Education and Employment

  • Since 2013  Scientist, GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • 2008 2013  Scientist (tenure), Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG)
  • 2005 2008  Scientist (terminable), Ecosystem Modelling Group, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG)
  • 2004 2005  Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Stony Brook University, New York, Marine Sciences Research Centre, now School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SOMAS)
  • 2001 2004  Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI Bremerhaven)
  • 2001  Doctoral Degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in Oceanography, Institute for Marine Research (IfM-Kiel), now GEOMAR Kiel
  • 1997 2001  Graduate student, Institute for Marine Research (IfM-Kiel)
  • 1997  Diploma Degree (Dipl.) in Physical Oceanography, Institute for Marine Research (IfM-Kiel)
  • 1992 1997  Student of Oceanography, Physics, Mathematics, and Marine Biology, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)

Ongoing Projects

  • BIOACID
  • SOPRAN

Publications

Number of items: 43.

Articles in a Scientific Journal - peer-reviewed

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Engel, A., Bange, H. W., Cunliffe, M., Burrows, S. M., Friedrichs, G., Galgani, L., Herrmann, H., Hertkorn, N., Johnson, M., Liss, P. S., Quinn, P. K., Schartau, M., Soloviev, A., Stolle, C., Upstill-Goddard, R. C., van Pinxteren, M. and Zäncker, B. (2017) The Ocean's Vital Skin: Toward an Integrated Understanding of the Sea Surface Microlayer. Open Access Frontiers in Marine Science, 4 . Art.Nr. 165. DOI 10.3389/fmars.2017.00165.

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Moreno de Castro, M., Schartau, M. and Wirtz, K. (2017) Potential sources of variability in mesocosm experiments on the response of phytoplankton to ocean acidification. Open Access Biogeosciences (BG), 14 (7). pp. 1883-1901. DOI 10.5194/bg-14-1883-2017.

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Hofmeister, R., Flöser, G. and Schartau, M. (2017) Estuary-type circulation as a factor sustaining horizontal nutrient gradients in freshwater-influenced coastal systems. Geo-Marine Letters, 37 (2). pp. 179-192. DOI 10.1007/s00367-016-0469-z.

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Schartau, M., Wallhead, P., Hemmings, J., Löptien, U., Kriest, I., Krishna, S., Ward, B. A., Slawig, T. and Oschlies, A. (2017) Reviews and syntheses: Parameter identification in marine planktonic ecosystem modelling. Open Access Biogeosciences (BG), 14 (6). pp. 1647-1701. DOI 10.5194/bg-14-1647-2017.

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Kreus, M., Schartau, M., Engel, A., Nausch, M. and Voss, M. (2015) Variations in the elemental ratio of organic matter in the central Baltic Sea: Part I—Linking primary production to remineralization. Continental Shelf Research, 100 . pp. 25-45. DOI 10.1016/j.csr.2014.06.015.

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Engel, A., Cisternas Novoa, C., Wurst, M., Endres, S., Tang, T., Schartau, M. and Lee, C. (2014) No detectable effect of CO2 on elemental stoichiometry of Emiliania huxleyi in nutrient-limited, acclimated continuous cultures. Open Access Marine Ecology Progress Series, 507 . pp. 15-30. DOI 10.3354/meps10824.

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Ward, B. A., Schartau, M., Oschlies, A., Martin, A. P., Follows, M. J. and Anderson, T. R. (2013) When is a biogeochemical model too complex? Objective model reduction for North Atlantic time-series sites. Progress in Oceanography, 116 . pp. 49-65. DOI 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.06.002.

Schartau, M., Landry, M. R. and Armstrong, R. A. (2010) Density estimation of plankton size spectra: a reanalysis of IronEx II data. Journal of Plankton Research, 32 (8). pp. 1167-1184. DOI 10.1093/plankt/fbq072.

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Engel, A., Schulz, K. G., Riebesell, U., Bellerby, R. G. J., Delille, B. and Schartau, M. (2008) Effects of CO2 on particle size distribution and phytoplankton abundance during a mesocosm bloom experiment (PeECE II). Open Access Biogeosciences (BG), 5 (2). pp. 509-521. DOI 10.5194/bg-5-509-2008.

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Friedrichs, M. A. M., Dusenberry, J. A., Anderson, L. A., Armstrong, R. A., Chai, F., Christian, J. R., Doney, S. C., Dunne, J., Fujii, M., Hood, R., McGillicuddy, D. J., Moore, J. K., Schartau, M., Spitz, Y. H. and Wiggert, J. D. (2007) Assessment of skill and portability in regional marine biogeochemical models: Role of multiple planktonic groups. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 112 (C8). DOI 10.1029/2006JC003852.

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Schartau, M., Engel, A., Schröter, J., Thoms, S., Völker, C. and Wolf-Gladrow, D. (2007) Modelling carbon overconsumption and the formation of extracellular particulate organic carbon. Open Access Biogeosciences (BG), 4 (4). pp. 433-454. DOI 10.5194/bg-4-433-2007.

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Hood, R. R., Laws, E. A., Armstrong, R. A., Bates, N. R., Brown, C. W., Carlson, C. A., Chai, F., Doney, S. C., Falkowski, P. G., Feely, R. A., Friedrichs, M. A. M., Landry, M. R., Keith Moore, J., Nelson, D. M., Richardson, T. L., Salihoglu, B., Schartau, M., Toole, D. A. and Wiggert, J. D. (2006) Pelagic functional group modeling: Progress, challenges and prospects. Deep-Sea Research Part II-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 53 (5-7). pp. 459-512. DOI 10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.01.025.

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Oschlies, A. and Schartau, M. (2005) Basin-scale performance of a locally optimized marine ecosystem model. Open Access Journal of Marine Research, 63 (2). pp. 335-358. DOI 10.1357/0022240053693680.

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Weber, L., Völker, C., Schartau, M. and Wolf-Gladrow, D. A. (2005) Modeling the speciation and biogeochemistry of iron at the Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study site. Open Access Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19 (1). GB1019. DOI 10.1029/2004GB002340.

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Schartau, M., Oschlies, A. and Willebrand, J. (2001) Parameter estimates of a zero-dimensional ecosystem model applying the adjoint method. Deep-Sea Research Part II-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 48 . pp. 1769-1800. DOI 10.1016/S0967-0645(00)00161-2.

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Engel, A. and Schartau, M. (1999) Influence of transparent expolymer particles (TEP) on sinking velocity of Nitzschia closterum aggregates. Open Access Marine Ecology Progress Series, 182 . pp. 69-76. DOI 10.3354/meps182069.

Conference papers

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Schartau, M., Engel, A. and Colijn, F. (2010) Transformation of dissolved organic matter and its diverse effect on higher trophic level. Open Access [Paper] In: ICES Annual Science Conference. , 22.-26.09.2008, Halifax, Canada . ICES Council Meeting Papers, 2008 (A:03).

Presentations


Kriest, I., Dietze, H., Löptien, U. and Schartau, M. (2017) Calibration and parameter identification of global marine biogeochemistry models. [Talk] In: PalMod Annual Retreat. , 22.02.2017, Lübeck, Germany .

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Schartau, M. (2015) Modelling approaches to marine gel formation and their relevance for ocean-atmosphere exchanges. [Talk] In: Leipziger Meteorologisches Kolloquium. , 10.12.2015, Leipzig, Germany .

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Schartau, M. and Krishna, S. (2014) Towards a systematic statistical evaluation of diverse plankton-/ecosystem models against observations from mesocosm experiments. [Talk] In: IMBER Open Science Conference FUTURE OCEAN. , 23.-27.06.2014, Bergen, Norway .

Schartau, M. and Oschlies, A. (2014) Parameter identifiability of marine ecosystem models. [Invited talk] In: Autumn School: Data Assimilation in Biogeochemical Cycles at Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). , 21.-27.09.2014, Trieste, Italy .


Schwichtenberg, F., Pätsch, J., Lorkowski, I., Amann, T., Schartau, M., Thomas, H., Winde, V., Dellwig, O., van Beusekom, J. E. E. and Böttcher, M. (2012) Impact of internal and external alkalinity fluxes on the carbonate system of the larger German Bight. [Talk] In: EGU General Assembly 2012. , 22.-27.04.2012, Vienna, Austria .


Schwichtenberg, F., Pätsch, J., Lorkowski, I., Schartau, M., Thomas, H., Winde, V., Dellwig, O., van Beusekom, J. E. E. and Böttcher, M. (2011) Impact of alkalinity fluxes on the carbon cycle in the southern North Sea between 1977 and 2006. [Talk] In: EGU General Assembly 2011. , 03.-08.04.2011, Vienna, Austria .


Schwichtenberg, F., Pätsch, J., Lorkowski, I., Schartau, M., Thomas, H., Winde, V., Dellwig, O., van Beusekom, J. E. E. and Böttcher, M. (2011) Impact of alkalinity fluxes on the carbon cycle in the southern North Sea. [Talk] In: YOUMARES 2.0 - Ocean amidst science, innovation and society. , 07.-09.09.2011, Bremerhaven, Germany .


Schwichtenberg, F., Pätsch, J., Lorkowski, I., Schartau, M., Thomas, H., Winde, V., Dellwig, O., van Beusekom, J. E. E. and Böttcher, M. (2011) Impact of alkalinity fluxes on the carbon cycle in the southern North Sea. [Talk] In: BIOACID Annual Meeting 2011. , 26.-30.09.2011, Bremen, Germany .


Schartau, M., Colijn, F., Engel, A., Gerdts, G., Metfies, K., Schlüter, M. and Moll, A. (2010) Towards an integrative approach in phytoplankton and microbial ecology. [Talk] In: ICES-WGPME Annual Meeting (ICES Working Group on Phytoplankton and Microbial Ecology). , 02.-05.03.2010, Aberdeen, UK .


Schartau, M., Engel, A. and Colijn, F. (2008) Transformation of dissolved organic matter and its diverse effect on higher trophic level. [Talk] In: ICES Annual Science Conference. , 22.-26.09.2008, Halifax, Canada .


Engel, A., Bellerby, R., Delille, B., Schulz, K. G., Riebesell, U. and Schartau, M. (2007) Effect of CO2 concentration on suspended particle dynamics during a mesocosm bloom experiment (Peece II). [Talk] In: EGU General Assembly. , 15.-20.04.2007, Vienna, Austria .


Schartau, M., Engel, A., Piontek, J. and Rost, B. (2007) CO2 sensitivities: DOC production and acidification, Modelling the response of marine ecosystems to increasing levels of CO2. [Talk] In: Modelling Workshop. , 12.-14.02.2007, Plymouth, UK .


Engel, A., Heemann, C., Schartau, M., Schneider, U., Thoms, S., Delille, B., Jacquet, S., Zondervan, I. and Riebesell, U. (2003) Transparent Exopolymer Particles (TEP) production by marine phytoplankton in response to increasing CO2: laboratory and field mesocosm experiments. [Talk] In: EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly. , 06.-11.04.2003, Nice, France .


Schartau, M., Engel, A., Völker, C., Wolf-Gladow, D. and Schröter, J. (2003) Modelled sensitivities of biogenic carbon fluxes to variations in carbon dioxide. [Talk] In: EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly. , 06.- 11.04.2003, Nice, France .

Conference posters


Oschlies, A., Kriest, I., Koeve, W., Duteil, O. and Schartau, M. (2015) Evaluating oxygen and oxygen minimum zones in global biogeochemical models. [Poster] In: EGU General Assembly 2015. , 12.–17.04.2015 , Vienna, Austria . Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17 (EGU2015-15645).


Krishna, S. and Schartau, M. (2014) Model cross-validation against data from mesocosm experiments. [Poster] In: SOPRAN Annual Meeting 2014. , 25.-26.03.2014, Bremen, Germany .


Schwichtenberg, F., Pätsch, J., Amann, T., Schartau, M., Thomas, H., Winde, V., Dellwig, O., van Beusekom, J. E. E., Böttcher, M., Grashorn, S. and Salt, L. (2013) Impact of internal and external Alkalinity fluxes on the carbonate system in the German Bight / SE North Sea – A model study for the years 2001 – 2009. [Poster] In: EGU General Assembly 2013. , 07.-12.04.2013, Vienna, Austria .


Schwichtenberg, F., Pätsch, J., Lorkowski, I., Schartau, M., Thomas, H., Winde, V., Dellwig, O., van Beusekom, J. E. E. and Böttcher, M. (2011) Impact of alkalinity fluxes on the carbon cycle in the southern North Sea between 1977 and 2006. [Poster] In: AMEMR III. , 27.-30.06.2011, Plymouth, UK .


Schwichtenberg, F., Pätsch, J., Schartau, M., Thomas, H., Winde, V., Schultz, M., Dellwig, O., van Beusekom, J. E. E., Liebezeit, G. and Böttcher, M. (2010) First approaches of carbonate dissolution on the shelf. [Poster] In: EPOCA, BIOACID, UKOARP Annual Meeting. , 27.09.-30.09.2010, Bremerhaven, Germany .

Theses - not published by a publisher

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Schartau, M. (2001) Data assimilation studies of marine, nitrogen based, ecosystem models in the North Atlantic Ocean. (Doctoral thesis/PhD), Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany, 128 pp.


Schartau, M. (1997) Parameteroptimierung eines marinen ökologischen Modells unter Anwendung der adjungierten Methode. (Diploma thesis), Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany, 68 pp.

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