Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde
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Dr. Günther Nausch

Günther Nausch
Adresse:
Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung
Seestrasse 15
D-18119 Rostock
Telefon:
+49 (381) 5197 - 332
Fax:
+49 (381) 5197 - 302
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Curriculum vitae

Year of Birth: 1951
Profession: Chemist
Nationality: German

Education

1972-1976 Studies in Marine Biology at Rostock University, Germany
1976 Diploma thesis: “Beitrag zur Bilanzierung des P-Kreislaufes in den Gewässern der Darß-Zingster Boddenkette unter spezieller Berücksichtigung der Eisen/Phosphorverhältnisse in den Sedimenten und im Schlammwasser“ – Rostock University
1981 PhD thesis: „Die Sedimente der Darß-Zingster Boddengewässer – Zustandsanalyse und Stellung im Phosphorkreislauf“ – Rostock University

Professional appointments

1976-1991 Scientific assistant at the Department of Biology, Rostock University
1987-1989 Associate Professor at the Asmara University, Ethiopia, now Eritrea
since 1992 Senior Scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Warnemünde, Marine Chemistry Department

Key Qualifications

  • Marine Chemistry,
    specialisation nutrient cycles
  • Marine Biology
  • Ecosystem research

Fields of research

  • Nutrient cycles, esp. in the Baltic Sea
  • Phosphorus & Cyanobacteria
  • Chemical Monitoring of the Baltic Sea incl. Periodic Assessments
  • Long-term data series

Skills and competence

  • Nutrient and oxygen/hydrogen sulphide analysis
  • Eutrophication assessments
  • Monitoring design and performance

International and national organisations

  • Member of HELCOM Monitoring and Assessment Group (MONAS)
  • Member of HELCOM EUTROPRO-Group (Eutrophication assessment)
  • Member of Baltic Committee (ICES)
  • Member of DWK (Deutsche Wissenschaftliche Kommission für Meeresforschung)
  • Member of BLMP (Bund-Länder-Messprogramm)