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Ongoing projects

The role of inorganic phosphate supply on the development of cyanobacterial summer blooms in the Baltic Sea
(Leibniz Association)
 
MICRO-FATE
Characterization of the fate of microplastic in the Pacific Ocean
 
BONUS MICROPOLL (Coordinator, PI)
Multilevel assessment of microplastics and associated pollutants in the Baltic Sea (BONUS)
 
MicroCatch_Balt (Coordinator, PI)
Analysing Microplastics Sinks and Sources from a typical Catchment area to the open Baltic (BMBF)
 
Strategies for the reduction of urban plastic emissions into limnic systems (BMBF)
 

ECOLOC (PI)
Environmental change affecting COastal ecosystems of tropical China during the Anthropocene: Landward vs. OCeanic influence

Finished projects

BONUS AFISmon (Coordinator, PI)
Development of an autonomous multisampler system for the monitoring of biogeochemical processes

BONUS BLUEPRINT (PI)
Biological lenses using gene prints
WP6 BCC development and evaluation (standardization, communication)

Vibrio-MV (Coordinator)
Habitats and Diversity of Potentially Pathogenic Vibrions at the Baltic Sea Coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Vibrions before M-V)

BIOACID-II (Co-PI)
Biological impacts of ocean acidification (BMBF)

MicroFun (Co-PI)
Microbial diversity and function within the salinity gradient of the Baltic Sea (DFG)

MikrOMIK
Microplastic as vector for microbial populations in the ecosystem of the Baltic Sea (Leibniz-Gemeinschaft)

Aerobic Anoxygenic Phototrophs
Abundance and distribution of aerobic photoheterotrophic bacteria in the Baltic Sea (DFG)

Autochthonous Phage-host systems
Autochthonous phage-host systems in different aquatic habitats (IB des BMBF)

BIOACID-I
Biological Impact of Ocean Acidification (BMBF)

CHEMO I + II
Distribution and activity of chemolithoautotrophic microorganisms at Baltic pelagic redoxclines (DFG)

MIMAS
Microbial Interactions in Marine Systems (BMBF)

Phage host systems
Phage host systems of marine bacteria (Vibrio species) and its application (IB des BMB)

REAL
RNA expressionen of aquatic communities (WGL-PAKT)

Redox gradients
Studies of microbial communities in different redox gradients (IB des BMBF)