Hanna Campen

Research Division 2: Marine Biogeochemistry
Research Unit Chemical Oceanography

    Room: 119
    Tel.: 0431 600 4207
    Fax: 0431 600 134201
    E-Mail: hcampen(at)geomar.de

    GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
    Düsternbrooker Weg 20
    D-24105 Kiel

Research interests

  • Arctic Ocean
  • Marine biogeochemical metabolic cycles
  • Climate-relevant Trace gases: Dimethylsulfide (DMS) und Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Ocean-atmosphere interactions in the Arctic and their effect on climate
  • Ocean and nature conservation
  • Science Communication


  • since 2018          Doctoral Researcher GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • 2013 – 2016       Christian Albrechts University Kiel &GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Master of Science in Biological Oceanography, Master thesis about Hydrogen production in Synecchocystis sp.
  • 2010 – 2013       Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachel thesis about UV-damage in Ulva intestinales under natural sunlight
  • 2000– 2009        A-levels at Albert-Schweitzer-Schule, Nienburg/Weser

Research Stays

  • 05/2016 - 08/2016   Research & fieldwork on the role of Mangroves for carbon storage & soil accumulation in the Everglades with respect to sea level rise, Florida International University of Miami, USA


  • 05/2016 – 08/2016   PROMOS Scholarship & travel cost grant by the German Academic Exchange Service for an internship abroad at the FIUI Miami, USA


  • 2018              RV POLARSTERN PS114      Arctic, Fram Strait
  • 2018              RV METEOR, Cruise M148    Tropical Atlantic
  • 2016/17         RV METEOR, Cruise M133    Southern Atlantic
  • 2015              RV SONNE, Cruise SO243-2 Peruvian Upwelling, Pacific
  • 2015              RV METEOR, Cruise M116-1 Tropical Atlantic

and several day cruises on RV Alkor and RV Littorina


  • Pescheck F, Campen H, Nichelmann L, Bilger W (2016): Relative sensitivity of DNA and photosystem II in Ulva intestinalis (Chlorophyta) under natural solar irradiation.Mar Ecol Prog Ser 555:95-107