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Dr. Jana Wölfel - Publikationen

  • Radtke H, Lipka M, Bunke D, Morys C, Woelfel J, Rehder G, Cahill B, Böttcher ME, Forster S, Leipe T, Neumann T (2019); Ecological ReGional Ocean Model with vertically resolved sediments (ERGOM SED 1.0): Coupling benthic and pelagic biogeochemistry of the south-western Baltic Sea, Geoscientific Model Development 12(1):275-320. doi: 10.5194/gmd-12-275-2019
  • Gogina M, Lipka M, Woelfel J, Liu B, Morys C, Böttcher ME, Zettler ML (2018); In search of a field-based relationship between benthic macrofauna and biogeochemistry in a modern brackish coastal sea. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:489. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00489
  • Lipka M, Woelfel J, Gogina M, Kallmeyer J, Liu B, Morys C, Forster S, Böttcher ME (2018); Solute Reservoirs Reflect Variability of Early Diagenetic Processes in Temperate Brackish Surface Sediments. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:413.; doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00413
  • Fredriksen S, Karsten U, Bartsch I, Woelfel J, Koblowsky M, Schumann R, Røang Moy S, Steneck RS, Wiktor J,  Hop H, Wiencke C (in press); Biodiversity of benthic macro- and microalgae from Svalbard with special focus on Kongsfjorden. In: Advances in Polar Ecology (Eds: Hop, H & Wiencke, C)
  • Karsten U, Schaub I, Woelfel J, Sevilgen DS, Schlie C, Becker B, Wulff A, Graeve M, Wagner H (in press); Living on cold substrata – new insights and approaches to study microphytobenthos ecophysiology and ecology in Kongsfjorden. In: Advances in Polar Ecology (Eds: Hop, H & Wiencke, C)
  • Woelfel J, Schoknecht A, Schumann R, Karsten U (2014); Growth and photosynthesis characteristics of three benthic diatoms from the brackish Southern Baltic Sea in relation to varying environmental conditions, Phycologia 53 (6), 639–651
  • Woelfel J, Eggert A, Karsten U (2014); Marginal impacts of rising temperature on Arctic benthic microalgae production based on in situ measurements and modelled estimates. Marine Ecology Progress Series 501: 25-40
  • Karsten U, Schlie C, Woelfel J, Becker B (2012); Benthic diatoms in Arctic waters – ecological functions and adaptations. Polarforschung 81, 77-84
  • Woelfel, J (2012); Primary production of benthic microalgae in an Arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard), 107 pp., University of Rostock

  • Woelfel J, Schumann R, Leopold P, Wiencke C, Karsten U (2011); Microphytobenthos standing stock along gradients of physical conditions in Arctic Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. In: Biology of Polar Benthic Algae (Ed.: Wiencke, C), Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 163-179

  • Schlie C, Woelfel J, Rüdiger F, Schumann R, Karsten U (2011); Ecophysiological performance of benthic diatoms from Arctic waters. In: COLE - Cellular Origins, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology (Eds.: Seckbach J, Kociolek P), The Diatom World: 425-436

  • Woelfel J, Schumann R, Kruss A, Peine F, Flohr A, Wiencke C, Karsten U. (2010); Microphytobenthos of Arctic Kongsfjorden (Svalbard, Norway) – Biomass and potential primary production along the shore line. Polar Biology 33: 1239-1253

  • Woelfel J, Sørensen K, Warkentin M, Forster S, Oren A, Schumann R (2009); Oxygen evolution in a hypersaline crust: photosynthesis quantification by in situ microelectrode profiling and planar optode spots in incubation chambers. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 56: 263-273

  • Woelfel J, Schumann R, Leopold P, Wiencke C, Karsten U (2009); Microphytobenthic biomass along gradients of physical conditions in Arctic Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Botanica Marina 52: 573-583

  • Glud R, Woelfel J, Karsten U, Kühl M, Rysgaard S (2009); Review - Benthic microalgal production in the Arctic: Status of the current database. Botanica Marina 52:559-571

  • Heyl K, Woelfel J, Schumann R, Karsten U (2009); Microbial mats from wind flats of the Southern Baltic Sea. In: “Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology -Microbial mats” (Ed.: Seckbach, J.), COLE Series Vol. 14, 301-319

  • Oren A, Bína D, Ionescu D, Prášil O, Řeháková K, Schumann R, Sørensen K, Warkentin M, Woelfel J, Zapomĕlová E (2009); Saltern evaporation ponds as model systems for the study of microbial processes under hypersaline conditions – An interdisciplinary study of the salterns of Eilat, Israel. Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on the ecological importance of solar saltworks (CEISSA 2009), Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, 26.-29.03.09

  • Woelfel J, Schumann R, Adler S, Hübener T, Karsten U (2007); Diatoms inhabiting a wind flat of the Baltic Sea - species diversity and seasonal succession. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 75: 296-307


in German (not peer-reviewed):


  • Lipka M, Woelfel J, Gogina M, Liu B, Böttcher ME (2018); Spatiotemporal dynamics in solute reservoirs of temperate brackish surface sediments. In: Annual Report 2017, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW) Publisher: Leibniz IOW, 31-33

  • Woelfel J & Karsten U (2008) „Eiskalt erwischt – Leben und Lebensleistung von Mikroalgen in der Arktis“, Traditio et Innovatio- Forschungsmagazin Universität Rostock Thema „Maritime Systeme“ Heft 2: 4-6

  • Woelfel J, Karsten U (2004); Seasonal succession in the photoautotrophic layer in microbial mats of a wind flat in a tideless shallow coastal lagoon of the Southern Baltic Sea. Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge 13: 269-275
  • Witte K, Wölfel J, Karsten U (2004); The occurrence of microbial mats along the coast of the German Baltic Sea and seasonal succession in microbial mats at the wind flat „Großer Werder”. Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge 12: 61-70