Tobias Hahn


Marine Biogeochemistry

Chemical Oceanography

    room: DW20-156
    tel.: +49 431 600 - 4116 (lab: - 4221, - 4215)
    fax: +49 431 600 - 134201
    e-mail: thahn(at)

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

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personal information

Date of birth: 4th February 1988 ||| Place of birth: Halle/Saale, GDR ||| Citizenship: GFR

Research interests

  • Air-sea gas exchange of O2 and CO2 and its impact on the marine carbon and oxygen cycle
  • Observational Chemical Oceanography, such as development and application of sensors and platforms
  • Science Communication, Activities for marine and nature protection


  • since 2015     Doctoral Researcher at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in the project AtlantOS, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Arne Körtzinger
  • 2011 – 2016   Master of Science in Chemistry, CAU Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Master's thesis at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • 2008 – 2011   Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Bremen, Bachelor's thesis at AWI Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
  • 1998 – 2007   Senior High School Degree, Elisabeth-Gymnasium, Halle/Saale

Research Stays

  • 08/2010 – 10/2010      Student research stay at the SDSU San Diego State University in the work group “Bioinorganic Chemistry” of Prof. Carl J. Carrano


  • 2010    Scholarship of the DAAD German Academic Exchange Service within the RISE – program  for a research practical in San Diego, California (USA)


  • 2019, FS METEOR M160 (Tropical North Atlantic)
  • 2016/2017, RV METEOR M133 (South Atlantic): Co-Organizer
  • 2015, RV METEOR M119 (Tropical Atlantic)
  • 2015, RV METEOR M116 (Tropical North Atlantic)
  • 2014, RV POLARSTERN PS88.2/ANT-XXX/I.2 ((Sub)Tropical Atlantic)
  • 2014, RV METEOR M105 (Tropical North Atlantic)
  • 2012, RV MARIA S. MERIAN MSM 23 (Tropical Atlantic)

    Several day cruises with RC LITTORINA (Boknis Eck) and RV ALKOR