Staff

Prof. Dr. Jens Greinert

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

Forschungsbereich 2: Marine Biogeochemie
FE Marine Geosysteme
Head of the Research Unit "Deep Sea Monitoring"

Office:
Room: 8A-103
Phone: +49 431 600-2590
Fax: +49 431 600-2928
E-Mail: jgreinert(at)geomar.de

Address:
East shore campus
Wischhofstraße 1-3
D-24148 Kiel
Germany

Education

1995 – 1998
        PhD studies in marine geology; Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany,
        and GEOMAR Research Centre, Kiel, Germany. Degree: Dr. rer. nat. (PhD)
1988 – 1995
        Geology and palaeontology; Technical University Carolo Wilhelmina, Braunschweig,
        Germany. Degree: Diplom

Professional Appointments

2013 -
        Professor for ‘Deep Sea Monitoring’ at Christian-Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany working at
        GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany
2009 – 2017
        Guest Professor at Ghent University at the Department of Geology and Soil Sciences, Ghent, Belgium.
2013 - 2014
        Associated research scientist at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel,
        Netherlands
2010 – 2012
        Head of the Marine Geology Department at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ),
        Texel, Netherlands
2009 – 2013
        Chair of the COST Action PERGAMON (ESF) ‘Permafrost and gas hydrate related methane release in the
        Arctic and impact on climate change: European cooperation for long-term monitoring: PERGAMON’.
2008 – 2012
        Senior Scientist at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel, Netherlands
2007 – 2008
        Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship at RCMG, Ghent University, Belgium: Working at RCMG,
        Ghent University, Belgium
2005 – 2007
        Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship at GNS Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
2002 – 2005
        Research Scientist at Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel (Germany), Department
        of Marine Environmental Geology
1998 – 2002
        Post-doctoral fellow at GEOMAR Research Centre, Kiel (Germany), Department of Marine
        Environmental Geology
1995 – 1998
        PhD student at GEOMAR Research Centre, Kiel (Germany), Department of Marine Environmental Geology

Teaching

2013-              Processing of geophysical data, multibeam: CAU Kiel, Germany.
                        Practical course with introduction to various software packages for
                        multibeam data processing. 3 ECTS. Bathymetrie (NGP2 Bathymetrie) (060890)
2010-2017       Advanced Marine Surveying for Science and Industry, Ghent University, Belgium:
                        Block course as part of an integrated course in
                        Marine and Lacustrine Sciences. The course deals with general and
                        specific issues of multibeam surveying, data processing and map
                        creation. Practical parts include the installation of a multibeam system
                        and data processing with different software packages. The theoretical
                        part explains acoustic wave propagation, multibeam systems and their
                        functioning as well as survey techniques and calibration. 40 hours of
                        teaching; 6 ECTS are awarded for the complete course.
2009-2013       FOKUZ course ‘Exploring the Wadden Sea’. Within the framework of
                        FOKUZ (Fundamental Research on Seas and Coasts), the NIOZ
                        Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

Research Cruises

Since 1996 participation in 38 marine research expeditions (including ship, submersible, ROV, mapping and drilling cruises) in the Pacific, Atlantic,Black Sea, North Sea, Baltic Sea and Arctic Ocean.
Participation in Scientific Cruises

Publications

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