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Prof. Dr. Gregor Rehder - Curriculum vitae

1993              Diploma (M.Sci.), University of Bayreuth
1996              Ph.D., University of Kiel
1993 - 1996  Ph.D. student at the Graduate School "Dynamic of Global Cycles within the System
    Earth", Joined Institution of the Christian-Albrecht-University, Kiel, and the GEOMAR
    Research Center
1997 - 2000  Research Associate at the GEOMAR Research Center, Kiel, Department of Marine
    Environmental Geology (Prof. Dr. Erwin Suess)
2000 - 2001  Science Postdoctoral Fellow at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss
    Landing, California, U.S.A.
2001 - 2006  Assistent professor at the "Leibniz Institut für Meeresforschung" Kiel
    (IFM-GEOMAR), Department of Marine Geosystems (former GEOMAR Research
    Center, Department of Environmetal Geology)
since 2006    Professor for Marine Chemistry and vice head of the Department of Marine Chemistry
    at the "Leibniz Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde an der Universität Rostock"
Ph.D. student supervision
  • Dr. Susan Mau, 2002 -2005: Methane output from cold seep structures along the Central American continental margin: Ph.D. degree in Jan 2005.
  • Dr. Oliver Schmale, 2003-2006: Methane fluxes and inventories related to active gas venting in the Black Sea: Ph.D. degree in Dec. 2006.
  • Dr. Nikolaus Bigalke 2005-2008: Constraining hydrate-mediated transfer of the greenhouse gases CO2 and CH4 to the ocean at controlled thermodynamic and hydrodynamic conditions Ph.D. degree in Dec. 2008
  • Dr. Jens Schneider v. Deimling 2005- 2009: Hydroacoustic and geochemical traces of marine gas seepage in the North Sea: Ph.D degree in Jul. 2009.
  • Frank Schellig: Geochemical and biomarker investigations at cold seep structures along the Central American Continental margin: started 06/06 – discontinued.
  • Dr. Wanda Gülzow 2009 -2012: Seasonal distribution of methane in the surface water and the water column of selected areas of the Baltic Sea: Ph.D. degree in Nov. 2012
  • Gunnar Jakobs (2011 – 2014): Aerobic und anaerobic methane turnover in the water column of the central Baltic Sea (Gotland-Deep und Landsort-Deep): Ph.D. degree in Dec. 2014.
  • Stine Thomas: Transport and phase transitions of marine ultra-high CO2 systems- started 11/2011 – continuation despite full term employment in private sector
  • Jens D. Müller (2014 to 2018): Ocean acidification in the Baltic Sea – Involved Processes, Metrology of pH in Brackish Waters, and Calcificiation under Fluctuating Conditions: Ph.D degree in May 2018
  • Matthias Kreuzburg: The impact of land-sea interaction on biogeochemistry and trace gas fluxes in a shallow coast with immersed peat layers: started 01/2016 – thesis filed 05/2019
  • Erik Jacobs: Dynamics of methane fluxes in the Baltic Sea derived from long-term observations: started 11/2017 – ongoing
  • Daniel Pönisch: Trace gas liberation from coastal peatlands overlain by brackish waters: started 01/2019 – ongoing


Professional memberships
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Network Future Ocean (Kiel)