Contacts Halifax

Please note: We will select the successful candidates based on their abilities and not on a specific topic. For this reason particular emphasis by the evaluation will be placed on your academic performance and your Statement of Research Interests.


Participating Scientists at Dalhousie University and IORE

Departments / Research Interest

Wallace, Prof. Dr. Douglas

Ocean-atmosphere exchange, carbon cycle, observing technologies (Canada Excellence Research Chair in Ocean Science and Technology)

Kienast, Prof. Dr.  Markus

Paleooceanography and Sedimentary Biogeochemistry (Dalhousie University)

Fanning, Prof. Dr. Lucia

Coastal and ocean management, fisheries governance, regional ocean governance (Dalhousie University)

LaRoche, Prof. Dr. 

Research includes marine microbial genomics and marine biogeochemistry (Dalhousie University)

Lotze, Prof. Dr. Heike

Biology/ Coastal Ecology (Dalhousie University)

Martin, Prof. Dr. Randall 

Remote sensing and modeling of atmospheric composition (Killam Professor in Dept. of Physics and Atmos. Science)

Metaxas, Prof. Dr. Anna

Population dynamics of benthic invertebrates and deep-sea biology (Dalhousie University)

Nedimovic, Prof. Dr. Mladen  

Earth Sciences/Geophysics (Dalhousie University)

Seto, Prof. Dr. Mae L.


Intelligent autonomy for marine autonomous vehicles, multi-agent systems, underwater vehicle and tow body dynamics, underwater acoustics (Dalhousie Univ. and Univ. of New Brunswick)


Sheng, Prof. Dr. Jinyu 

Modeling and prediction of marine extreme events, and physical oceanography of coastal waters (Lloyds Register Educational Trust Research Chair)

Worm, Prof. Dr. Boris

Marine biodiversity, fisheries ecology and ecosystem management (Marine Conservation Biology )


    Helmholtz Research School for Ocean System Science and Technology (HOSST)
    Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel  (GEOMAR)
    Wischhofstr. 1-3
    D-24148 Kiel

    Prof. Dr. Wolf-Christian Dullo
    email: cdullo(at) 

    Co-Spokesperson GEOMAR
    Prof. Dr. Colin Devey
    email: cdevey(at) 

    Co-Spokesperson CAU
    Prof. Dr. Birgit Schneider
    email: bschneider(at) 

    Co-Spokesperson IORE
    Prof. Dr. Doug Wallace
    email: Douglas.Wallace(at) 

    Co-Spokesperson Dalhousie
    Prof. Dr. Markus Kienast
    email: markus.kienast(at) 

    Dr. Christel van den Bogaard
    Tel.: (49) 431-600-2647
    Tel.: (49) 431-600-2960
    email: hosst(at)