Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde
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Amina Baccar Chaabane

Amina Chaabane
Address:
Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Seestrasse 15
D-18119 Rostock
Germany
Phone:
+49 381 5197 158
Fax:
+49 381 5197 440
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Expertise

  • Assessment of the state of marine pollution with development of monitoring strategies.
  • Sampling of Microplastics in the sediment and in the water body.
  • Microplastic analysis method with Microphazir

Major topics of interest

Marine Litter: Development of monitoring methods and strategies as well as indicators and pollution thresholds. Further, assessment of the state of pollution, spatial transport pattern and the effectiveness of measures with the aim to support the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD).

Main tasks

  • Execution and planning of sampling (water and sediment)
  • Processing of samples in the laboratory (chemical and physical)
  • Data collection
  • Contribute to scientific publications

Education

  • 2013: Bachelor of Science in Life and Environment at the Faculty of Science of Sfax - Tunisia.
  • 2015: Master of Biology of Aquatic Ecosystems at the Faculty of Science of Tunis – Tunisia.

Employment

  • 08/2017 - 12/2017 Research Assistant at Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde, Germany.
  • 01/2018 – 12/2018 Scientist at Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde, Germany.