Marine Ecology

Benthic Ecology

Structure and Dynamic of Life on the Sea Floor


Contributions to the Mid-Term Research Foci:

1) Chemical Ecology

- Defence against grazing

- Fouling and anti-fouling

- Regulation of defence

2) Ecology of Stress

- Non-biotic stress: climatic change, boundary constraints

- Biotic stress: competition, grazing, epibiosis, and invasive species

3) Ecophysiology

- Abiotic Effects on physiological processes

- Ecological consequences of physiological processes

4) Large Scale Projects

- Kiel Benthic Mesocosms 

- The infrastructure:


- Training and Research Program GAME