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Joanna J. Waniek - Publications


Waniek, J.J., Osterholz, H., Frazao, H.C. (in press) A Global Inventory of Natural and Synthetic Estrogens in Aquatic Systems, Annu. Rev. Mar. Sci. 2024. 16:1–30,


Dellwig, O., A. Köhler, F. Kurzweil, M. Schönke, A. Wegwerth, S. Krüger, R. Mars, S. Plewe, I. Schuffenhauer, R. Zhang, H. C. Frazão, J. J. Waniek, H. W. Arz (2023): Behaviors of redox-sensitive tungsten and molybdenum in the northern South China Sea: From the Pearl River to the continental slope. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 292: 108485, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2023.108485

Chen, Y. , Sui, W., Wang, J. , He, D, Dong, L. ,Waniek, J.J, Wang, F., 2023. Refractory humic-like dissolved organic matter fuels microbial communities in deep energy-limiting marine sediments, Science China Earth Sciences, 66, 1-19,

Mi, L.; Xie, Z.; Zhang, L., Waniek, J.J, Pohlmann, T., Mi, W., Xu, W. 2023. Organophosphate esters in air and seawater of the South China Sea: Spatial distribution, transport and air-sea exchang, Environment & Health,

Mi, L., Xie, Z., Xu, W., Waniek, J.J., Pohlmann, T., Mi, W. 2023. Air–sea exchange and atmospheric deposition of phthalate esters in the South China Sea, Environmental Science & Technology,

Beltran-Perez, O.D., Voss, M., Pollehne, F., Liskow, I. ,Waniek, J.J. (2023) Temporal variability of particle flux and its components in the Gotland Basin, eastern Baltic Sea, Front. Earth Sci., Sec. Marine Geoscience, The Oceanic Particle Flux and its Cycling Within the Deep Water Column- Volume II, 11,

Xie, R., Qi, J., Shi, C., Zhang, P., Wu, R., Li, J., Waniek, J.J. (2023) WaniekChanges of dissolved organic matter following salinity invasion in different seasons in a nitrogen rich tidal reach, Science of the Total Environment, 880,

Wu, J., Zhu, Z., Waniek, J.J., Niu, M., Wang, Y., Zhang, Z., Zhou, M., Zhang, R. (2023): The biogeography and co-occurrence network patterns of bacteria and microeukaryotes in the estuarine and coastal waters, Marine Environmental Research, 184, 105873,

Reineccius, J.,  Schönke, M., Waniek, J.J. (2023): Abiotic long-term simulation of microplastic weathering pathways under different aqueous conditions, Environmental Science & Technology,


Zhou, Q., Tu, C., Liu, Y., Li, Y., Zhang, H., Vogts, A., Plewe, S., Pan, X., Luo, Y., Waniek, J.J. (2022): Biofilm enhances the copper (II) adsorption on microplastic surfaces in coastal seawater –simultaneous evidence from visualization and quantification, Science of the Total Environment, 853, 158217

Pachiadaki, M., Janssen, F., Carreiro-Silva, M., Morato, T., Gilberto, C.P., Frazão, C.H, Heimbach, P., Iglesias, I., Muller-Karge, F.E., Santos, M., Smith, L.M., Vardaro, M.E., Visser, F., Waniek, J.J., Zinkann, A-C., Colaço, A. (2022): Co-designing a multi-disciplinary deep-ocean observing program at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge in the Azores region: A blueprint for synergy in deep ocean research and conservation, ICES Journal of Marine science, accepted

Beltran-Perez, O., Waniek, J.J. (2022): Inter-annual variability of spring and summer blooms in the eastern Baltic Sea, Frontiers in Marine Science, Sec. Marine Ecosystem Ecology, 9,, open access

Chen, K., Zhou, M., Zhong, Y., Waniek, J.J., Shan, C., Zhang, Z. (2022): Effects of mixing and stratification on the vertical distribution and size spectrum of zooplankton on the shelf and slope of the northern South China Sea, Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI:10.3389/fmars.2022.870021, open access

Frazão, Helena C. , Prien, R.D., Schulz-Bull, D. E., Seidov, D, Waniek, J. J. (2022): The forgotten Azores Current: a long-term perspective. Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2022.842251, open access

Reineccius, J, Waniek, J.J. (2022): First long-term evidence of microplastic pollution in the deep subtropical Northeast Atlantic. Environ. Pollution, 305, 119302, DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119302


Kuss, J., Frazão, H.C., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Zhong, Y., Gao Y., Waniek, J.J. (2021): The Impact of Typhoon „Mangkhut“ on Surface Water Nutrient and Chlorophyll Inventories of the South China Sea in September 2018, Journal of Geophysical research, Biogeosciences, DOI: 10.1029/2021JG006546

Osterholz, H., Burmeister, C., Busch, S., Dierken, M., Frazão, H.C., Hansen, R., Jeschek, J., Kremp, A., Kreuzer, L., Sadkowiak, B., Waniek, J.J., Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2021) Nearshore dissolved and particulate organic matter dynamics in the southwestern Baltic Sea: environmental drivers and time series analysis (2010 – 2020), Frontiers in Marine Science, open access

Zhou, Qian, Tu, C., Yang, J., Fu, C., Li, Y., Waniek, J.J. (2021): Trapping of microplastics in halocline and turbidity layers of the semi-enclosed Baltic Sea, Frontiers in Marine Science, Marine Pollution, 8:761566, open access

Deich, C., Kanwischer, M., Zhang, R., Waniek, J.J. (2021): Natural and synthetic estrogenic compounds in the Pearl River Estuary and northern shelf of the South China Sea, Oceanologia, Special Issue Marginal Seas, in press

Beltran-Perez, D. O., Waniek, J.J. (2021): Environmental window of the cyanobacterial blooms occurrence, Journal of Marine Systems, 224, 103618,

Tu, Chen, Liu Ying, Li Lianzhen, Li Yuan, Vogts A., Luo Yongming, Waniek, J.J. ( 2021): Structural and functional characteristics of microplastic associated biofilms in response to temporal dynamics and polymer types, Buelletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology,

Yu S., F. Chen, X. Jing, C. Chen, C. Zhuang, Q. Li, Y. Zhou, Z. Xia, H. Gan, K. Fisch, J.J. Waniek (2021): Increasing terrigenous pollen input in the late Holocene: indications of intensive human activity and accelerated delta plain progradation, Marine Geology, 439,

Zhong Y., Zhou M., Waniek J.J., Zhou L., Zhang Z. (2021): Seasonal Variation of the Surface Kuroshio Intrusion into the South China Sea Evidenced by Satellite Geostrophic Streamlines, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 51, 2705-2718,

Reineccius, J., Bresien, J., Waniek, J.J. (2021): Separation of microplastics from  mass-limited samples by an effective adsorption technique, Science of the Total Environment, 788, 147881,

Frazão, F.C., Waniek J.J. (2021): Mediterranean Water Properties at the Eastern Limit of the North Atlantic Subtropical Gyre Since 1981, Oceans, 2, 266–280.

Frazão, H.C., Prien, R.D., Müller, T.J., Schulz-Bull D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2021): 30 years of temporal variability of temperature and currents below the main thermocline between 1980-2009 in the subtropical Northeast Atlantic (Kiel 276, 33°N, 22°W), Journal of Marine Systems, 217, 103517,

Deich, C., Frazão, H.C., Appelt, JS., Li, W., Pohlmann, T., Waniek, J.J. (2021). Estrogenic compounds in the Pearl River Estuary and northern shelf of the South China Sea. Science of the Total Environment, 770,

Fisch, K., R. Zhang, M. Zhou, D.E. Schulz-Bull, J.J. Waniek (2021): PPCPs - a human and veterinary fingerprint in the Pearl River Delta and northrn South China Sea, Emerging Contaminants, 7, 10-21.


Weinkauf, M. F. G., Groeneveld, J., Waniek, J. J., Vennemann, T., Martini, R. (2020): Stable oxygen isotope composition is biased by shell calcification intensity in planktonic Foraminifera, Paleocenography and Paleoclimatology,

Pullwer, J., Waniek, J.J. (2020): Particulate trace metal fluxes in the center of an oceanic desert: Northeast Atlantic subtropical gyre, Journal of Marine Systems, 212,

Reineccius, J., Appelt, J-S., Hinrichs, T., Kaiser, D., Stern, J., Prien, R.D., Waniek, J.J. (2020): Abundance and characteristics of microfibers detected in sediment trap material from the deep subtropical North Atlantic Ocean, Science of the Total Environment,

Tu Chen, Tao Chen, Zhou Qian, Liu Ying, Wei Jing, Waniek, Joanna J., Luo Yongming (2020): Biofilm formation and its influences on the properties of microplastics as affected by exposure time and depth in the seawater. Science of The Total Environment 734:139237,

Kuss, J., G. Nausch, C. Engelke, H. Lutterbeck, M. Naumann, J.J. Waniek, D.E. Schulz Bull (2020): Changes of nutrient concentrations in the western Baltic Sea in the transition between inner coastal waters to the central basins: time series from 1995 to 2016 with source analysis. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8:106, doi:10.3389/feart.2020.00106

Qian Zhou, Haibo Zhang, J.J. Waniek, Yongming Luo (2020): The distribution and characteristics of microplastics in coastal beaches and mangrove wetlands, in Microplastics in Terrestrial Environments: Emerging Contaminants and Major Challenges. Eds.: Defu He, Yongming Luo, Hdb Env Chem (2020) 95: 77–92, DOI 10.1007/698_2020_459, Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Deich, C., Kanwischer, M., Jähne, M., Waniek, J.J. (2020): Patterns of estrogenic activity in the Baltic Sea, Chemosphere, 240,


Qian Zhou, Chen Tu, Chuancheng Fu, Yuan Li, Haibo Zhang, Kuanxu Xiong, Xinyue Zhao, Lianzhen Li, J.J. Waniek, Yongming Luo (2019): Characteristics and Distribution of Microplastics in the Coastal Mangrove Sediments of China, Science of the Total Environment,

Chikwililwa, C., McCarron, P., Waniek, J.J., Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2019): Phylogenetic analysis and yessotoxin profiles of Gonyaulax spinifera culturesfrom the Benguela Current upwelling system, Harmfull Algae, 85,

Rebotim, A., Voelker, A.H.L., Jonkers, L., Waniek, J.J., Schulz, M., Kucera, M. (2019): Calcification depth of deep-dwelling planktonic foraminifera from the eastern North Atlantic constrained by stable oxygen isotope ratios of shells from stratified plankton tows, Journal of Micropalaeontology, J. Micropalaeontol., 38, 113–131, 2019

Stern, J., Kaiser, D., Przibilla, A., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2019): Trace metals and persistent organic pollutants fingerprint on the particle flux in the deep subtropical NE Atlantic, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 145, 508-516,

Kaiser, D., Estelmann, A., Kowalski, N., Glockzin, M., Waniel, J.J. (2019): Sinking velocity of sub-millimeter microplastic. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 139, 214-220,


Kaiser, D., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2018): Polycyclic and organochlorine hydrocarbons in sediments of the northern South China Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 137, 668-676,

Meyer, D., Prien, R.D. Rautmann, L., Pallentin, M., Waniek, J.J., Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2018): In situ determination of nitrate and hydrogen sulfide in the Baltic Sea using an ultraviolet spectrophotometer, Frontiers in Marine Science, 5, 1-10,

Hettwer, K. et al (2018): Validation of Arxula Yeast Estrogen Screen assy for detection of estrogenic acrtivity in water samples: results of an international interlaboratory study, Science of the Total environment, 621, 612-625,


Kaiser, D., Kowalski, N., Waniek, J.J. (2017): Effects of biofouling on the sinking behavior of miscroplastics. Environ. Res. Lett., 12, 124003,, open access

Kaiser, D., Konovalov, S., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2017): Organic matter along longitudinal and vertical gradients in the Black Sea, Deep-Sea Research, Part 1, 129, 22-31,

Fisch, K., Bo Li, Qianyong Liang, Yufeng Wang, Yugen Ni, Kai Liang, Meng Zhou, J. J. Waniek, D.E. Schulz-Bull,  (2017): Occurence of the two endocrine disruptors Octocrylene and Nanylphenoxyacetic acid in four chinese aquatic systems, J. of Aquatic Pollution and Toxicology, 2, 1:19

Fisch, K., Waniek, J.J., Meng Zhou, Zhen Xia, Schulz-Bull, D.E., (2017): Antibiotics in Three Chinese Coastal Systems: Huangpu River, East China Sea, Pearl River Estuary, Journal of Aquatic Pollution and Toxicology, 1, 2:13

Fisch, K., Waniek, J.J., Schuz-Bull, D.E. (2017): Occurence of pharmaceuticals and UV-filters in revirine run-offs and waters of the german Baltic Sea, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 124(1), 388-399,

Stern, J., Dellwig, O., Waniek, J.J. (2017): Deep-sea fluxes of barium and lithogenic trace elements in the subtropical northeast Atlantic, Deep-Sea Research, Part I., 122, 72-80

Cabrera-Brito, L., Rodriguez, G., Garcia-Weil, L., Parcheco, M., Perez, E., Waniek, J.J. (2017): Fractal analysis of deep ocean current speed time series, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34, 817-827

Rebotim, A., Voelker, A. H. L., Jonkers, L., Waniek, J.J., Meggers, H., Schiebel, R., Fraile, I., Schulz, M., Kucera, M. (2017): Factors controlling the depth habitat of planktonic foraminifera in the subtropical eastern North Atlantic, Biogeosciences, 14, 827-859,, open access


Meyer, D., Prien, D.R, Dellwig, O., Waniek, J.J., Schuffenhauer, I., Donath, J., Krüger, S., Pallentin, M., Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2016): A multi-pumping flow system for in situ measurements of dissolved manganese in aquatic systems, Sensors, 16, 2027;, 1-15

Kowalski, N., Reichardt, A.M., Waniek, J.J. (2016): Sinking rates of microplastics and potential implications of their alteraation by physical, biological, and chemical factors, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 109, 310-319, 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.05.064

Kaiser, D., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2016): Profiles and inventories of organic pollutants in sediments from the central Beibu Gulf and its coastal mangroves, Chemosphere, 153, 39-47

Yugen Ni, Harff, J., Xia, Z., Waniek, J.J., Endler, M., Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2016): Post-glacial mud depocentre in the southern Beibu Gulf: acoustic features and sedimentary environment evolution,, IN: Clift, P.D., Harff, J., Wu, J., Yan, Q. (eds.) River dominated shelf sediments of East Asian Seas, Geological Society, London, Secial Publications, Vol. 429.

Weinkauf, M., Kunze, J., Waniek, J.J., Kucera, M. (2016): Seasonal Variation in Shell Calcification of Planktonic Foraminifera in the NE Atlantic Reveals Species-Specific Response to Temperature, Productivity, and Optimum Growth Conditions, accepted, PLOS ONE, 11(2): e0148363.

Cui Zhenang, Schulz-Bull, D.E., Hou Yueming, Xia Zhen, Waniek, J.J. (2016): Geochemical characteristics and provenance of Holocene sediments (core STAT22) in the Beibu Gulf, South China Sea, Journal of Coastal Research, 32(5), 1105-1115,


Kaiser, D., Hand, I., Unger, D., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2015) Organic pollutants in the central and coastal Beibu Gulf, South China Sea, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 101, 972-985
Fründt, B., Dippner, J.W., Waniek, J.J. (2015): Chlorophyll a reconstruction from in‐situ measurements, Part I: Method description, Journal of Geophysical Research, Biogeosciences, 120, 237-245, 10.1002/2014JG002691
Fründt, B., Dippner, J.W., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2015): Chlorophyll a reconstruction from in-situ measurements, Part II: Marked carbon uptake decrease in the last century, Journal of Geophysical Research, Biogeosciences, 120, 246-253,
Voelker, A.H.L., Colman, A., Olack, G., Waniek, J.J., Hodell, D. (2015): Oxygen and Hydrogen isotope signatures of Northeast Atlantic Water Masses, Dee Sea Research, Topical Studies Part II, special issue,


Krawczyk, D. W., Witkowski, A., Waniek, J.J., Wroniecki, M., Harff, J. (2014): Diatoms described from the South-West to West Greenland coastal and open marine waters, Polar Biology,
Meyer, D., Prien, R.D., Dellwig, O., Waniek, J.J., Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2014): Electrode measurements of the oxidation reduction potential in the Gotland Deep using a moored profiling instrumentation. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 141, 26-36.
Ni Yugen Ni, Endler, R., Xia, Z., Endler, M, Harff, J., Schulz-Bull, D.E. , Huayang Gan, Waniek, J.J. (2014): The “butterfly delta” system of Qiongzhou Strait: morphology, seismic stratigraphy and sedimentation, Marine Geology, 355,361-368


Waniek, J.J., Fründt, B. (2013): Documenting biological and physical oceanic properties. International Innovation, Environment. Special focus on climate: Exploring the impact of climate change and mitigating future impacts, 10, 36-38.

Bauer, A., Waniek, J.J. (2013): Factors affecting the chlorophyll a concentration in the central Beibu Gulf, South China Sea, Marine Ecology Progress Series,, 474, 67-88.

Bauer, A., Radziejewska, T., Kai Liang, Kowalski, N., Dellwig, O., Bosselmann, K., Stark, A., Zhen Xia, Harff, J., Bötcher, M.E., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Waniek, J.J. (2013): Regional differences of hydrographical and sedimentological properties in Beibu Gulf, South China Sea. Journal of Coastal Research,, 38-55.

Fründt, B., Müller, T., Schulz-Bull, E.D., Waniek, J.J. (2013): Long-term changes in the thermocline of the subtropical Northeast Atlantic (33°N, 22°W), Progress in Oceanography, 116,246-260

Xia Zhen, J.J. Waniek, T. Leipe (2013): Anthropogenic fingerprint in Beibu Gulf (South China Sea) sediments, Journal of Coastal Research,, 56-71.

Xia, Z., Jia, P., Ma, S., Liang, K., Shi, Y., Waniek, J.J. (2013): Sedimentation in the Lingdingyang Bay, Pearl River Estuary, Southern China, Journal of Coastal Research,, 9-19.


Fründt, B., Waniek, J.J. (2012): Impact of the Azores Front propagation on deep Ocean particle flux, Central European Journal of Geosciences,

Krawczyk, D.W., Witkowski, A., Wroniecki, M., Waniek, J.J., Kurzydlowski, K.J., Plocinski, T. (2012): Hydrological consequences of the reinterpretation of two diatom species from the West Greenland margin - Thalassiosira kushirensis and Thalassiosira antarctica var. borealis, Marine Micropaleontology, 88-89, 1-14.

Holtermann, P. L., L. Umlauf, T. Tanhua, O. Schmale, G. Rehder, and J. J. Waniek (2012): The Baltic Sea Tracer Release Experiment. Part I: 1 Mixing rates, J. Geophys. Res.,, 117, C01021.


Schiebel, R., Brupbacher, U., Schmidt, S., Nausch, G., Waniek, J.J., Thierstein, H-R. (2011): Spring coccolithophore production and dispersion in the temperate eastern North Atlantic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C08030,

Herlemann, D.P.R., Labrenz, M., Jürgens, K., Bertilsson, S., Waniek, J.J., Andersson, A.F. (2011): Transitions in bacterial communities along the 2000 km salinity gradient of the Baltic Sea, The ISME Journal , (7 April 2011),

Brust, J., Schulz-Bull, D.E, Leipe, T., Chavagnac, V., Waniek, J.J. (2011): Descending particles: from the atmosphere to the deep ocean:A time series study in the subtropical NE Atlantic, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L06603,


Kuss, J., Waniek, J.J., Kremling, K., Schulz-Bull, D. E. (2010): Seasonality of particle-associated trace element fluxes in the deep northeast Atlantic Ocean, Deep-Sea Research, Part I, 57, 785-796.

Brust, J., Waniek, J. J. (2010): Atmospheric dust contribution to deep-sea particle fluxes in the subtropical Northeast Atlantic, Deep Sea Research, Part I, 57, 988-998.

Montagnes, D.J.S., Allen, J., Brown, L., Bulit, D., Davidson, R., Fielding, S., Heath, M., Holliday, N.P., Rasmussen, J., Sanders, R., Waniek, J.J., Wilson, D. (2010): Ciliate and other microzooplankton in the north-west Atlantic (Irminger Sea): their gross taxonomic composition, seasonal and spatial distribution, and potential trophic impact, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 411, 101-115,

Schmale, O, Schneider von Deimling, J., Gülzow, W., Nausch, G., Waniek, J.J., Rehder, G., (2010): The distribution of methane in the water column of the Baltic Sea, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L12604,


Bourbonnais, A., Lehmann, M. F. , Waniek, J. J. , Schulz-Bull, D. E. (2009): Nitrate isotope anomalies reflect N2 fixation in the Azores Front region (subtropical NE Atlantic), J. Geophys. Res., 114, C03003,

Storz, D., Schulz, H., Waniek, J.J., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Kucera, M. (2009): Seasonal and interannual variability of the planktic foraminiferal flux in the vicinity of the Azores Current. Deep-Sea Research I, 56(1), 107-124,


Heath M.R., J. Rasmussen, Y. Ahmed, J. Allen, C. Anderson, A.S. Brierley, L. Brown, A. Bunker, K. Cook, R. Davidson, S. Fielding, W.S.C. Gurney, R. Harris, S. Hay, S. Henson, A.G. Hirst, P.N. Holliday, A. Ingvarsdottir, X. Irigoien, P. Lindique, D. Mayor, D. Montagnes, C. Moffat, R. Pollard, S. Richards, R.A. Saunders, J. Sidey, G. Smerdon, D. Speirs, P. Walsham, J.J. Waniek, L. Webster and D. Wilson. (2008): Spatial demography of Calanus finmarchicus in the Irminger Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 76 (1), 39–88.

Montagnes, D.J.S., Allen, J., Brown, L. Bulit, C., Davidson, R., Diaz-Ávalos, C., Fielding, S., Heath, M., Holliday, N.P., Rasmussen, J., Sanders, R., Waniek, J.J., Wilson, D. (2008): Factors Controlling the Abundance and Size Distribution of the Phototrophic Ciliate Myrionecta rubra in Open Waters of the North Atlantic, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 55(5), 457–465.

Turnewitsch, R., Reyss, J., Nycander, J., Waniek, J.J., Lampitt, R.S., (2008): Internal tides and sediment dynamics in the deep sea – Evidence from radioactive 234Th/238U disequilibria, Deep-Sea Research, I, 55, 1727–1747

Umlauf, L., Tanhua, T., Waniek, J.J., Schmale, O., Holtermann, P., Rehder, G. (2008): Hunting a new ocean tracer, EOS, vol. 89, 43, p.419.


Chavagnac, V., Waniek, J.J., Atkin, D., Milton, J.A., Leipe, T., Green, D.R., Bahlo; R., Hayes, T.E.F., Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2007), Anti-Atlas Moroccan Chain as the source of lithogenic-derived micronutrient fluxes to the deep Northeast Atlantic Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L21604,

Ward, B., Waniek J.J. (2007): Phytoplankton growth conditions during autumn and winter in the Northern North Atlantic, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 334, 47-61.

Lindeque P.K., S.J. Hay, M.R. Heath, A. Ingvarsdottir, J. Rasmussen, G.R. Smerdon, J.J. Waniek (2007): Integrating conventional microscopy and molecular analysis to analyse the abundance and distribution of Calanus spp. in the North Atlantic. GLOBEC International Newsletter 13(1), 7-8.

Turnewitsch, R., Springer, B.M., Kiriakoulakis, K., Vilas, J.C., Arístegui, J., Wolff, G., Peine, F., Werk, S., Graf, G., Waniek, J.J. (2007): Determination of particulate organic carbon (POC) in seawater: the relative methodological importance of artificial gains and losses in two glass-fiber-filter-based techniques. Marine Chemistry, 105, 208-228,

Waniek, J.J. (2007): Physical processes at mesoscale and their effects on marine ecosystems. Habilitationsschrift der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Rostock, 1-69.


Henson, S.A., Robinson, I., Allen, J.T., Waniek, J.J. (2006): Effect of meteorological conditions on interannual variability in timing and magnitude of the spring bloom in the Irminger Basin, North Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research, I, 53 (2006) 1601–1615.

Holliday, N.P., Waniek, J. J., Davidson, R., Wilson, D., Brown, L., Sanders, R., Pollard, R.T., Allen, J.T. (2006): Large-scale Physical Controls on Phytoplankton Growth in the Irminger Sea, Part I: Hydrographic zones, mixing and stratification, Journal of Marine Systems, 59, 201- 218.

Lindeque, P.K., Hay, S.J., Heath, M. R., Ingvarsdottir, A., Rasmussen, J., Smerdon, G. R., Waniek, J.J., (2006): Merging conventional microscopy and molecular analysis to analyse the species composition of plankton samples. Journal of Plankton Research, 28(2), 221-238.

Waniek, J. J., Holliday, N.P. (2006): Large-scale Physical Controls on Phytoplankton Growth in the Irminger Sea, Part II: Model study of the Physical and Meteorological Preconditioning, Journal of Marine Systems, 59, 219- 237.


Waniek, J.J., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Blanz, T, Prien, R., Oschlies, A. and Müller, T. (2005) Interannual variability of deep water particle flux in relation to production and lateral sources in the northeast Atlantic. Deep Sea Research Part I, 52, 33-50.

Waniek, J.J., Holliday, P. N., Davidson, R., Brown, L., Henson, S., Pollard, R. (2005): Freshwater control of the onset and species composition of the Greenland shelf spring bloom. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 288: 45-57.

Waniek, J.J., Schulz-Bull, D.E., Kuss, J and Blanz, T. (2005) Long--time series of deep water particle flux in three biogeochemical provinces of the northeast Atlantic. Journal of Marine Systems, 56, 391-415.

Waniek, J.J., (2005): Secrets of the Tide. Tidal and Current Analysis and Predictions, Storm Surges and Sea Level Trends. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 64, 795-796, book review.

Kelly-Gerreyen B.A., D.J. Hydes, J.J. Waniek (2005): Control of the diffusive layer on benthic fluxes: a model study, Marine Ecology Process Series, 202, -1-74.

Tyrrell, T., Merico, A., Waniek, J.J., Wong, C.S., Metzl, N., Whitney, F., (2005): The Effect of Seafloor Depth on Phytoplankton Blooms in High Nitrate, Low Chlorophyll (HNLC) Regions. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeoscience, 110, G2, G02007, 10.1029/2005JG000041.


Schiebel, R., Zeltner, A., Treppke, U.F., Waniek, J.J, Bollmann, J., Rixen, T. and Hemleben, C. (2004): Distribution of diatoms, coccolithophores, and planktic foraminifers along a trophic gradient during SW monsoon in the Arabian Sea, Marine Micropaleontology, 51, 345– 371.

Ribeiro, C., Waniek, J.J. and J. Sharples (2004): Observations of the spring-neap modulation of the estuarine circulation in a partially mixed estuary, PECS 2002 Special Issue of Ocean Dynamics, 54 (3-4), 299-307, DOI 10.007/s10236-003-0086-z.


Hartman, S.E., Hydes, D.J., Mills, D.K., Waniek, J.J., Sivyer, D.B. (2003): Ferrybox and databuoy measurements of plankton blooms, Elsevier Oceanography Series, 69, 568-573.

Waniek J.J. (2003): The role of physical forcing in initiation of spring blooms in the Northeast Atlantic, Journal of Marine Systems, 39(1-2), 57 - 82.


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