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Monika Nausch - Projects

  • Cellular mechanisms of phosphorus regulation in filamentous cyanobacteria (MEPHOR); May 2015-April 2018, funded by the "Forschungsstiftung Ostsee"

  • Quality, quantity and transformation of P losses from diffuse sources to the Baltic Sea; May 2015-May 2018, Project of the graduate school of the Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus, Phosphorforschung Rostock, supported by the Leibniz Association

  • Phosphorus transformation in the Benguela upwelling regions, IOW (Project group Upwelling 2009- ongoing)

Current fields of work

  • Phosphorus (P) sources for bloom formation of diazotrophic cyanobacteria
  • Mechanisms of regulation by filamentous cyanobacteria
  • Concentration and composition of dissolved organic phosphorus (DOP)
  • Effects of ocean acidification on phosphorus cycling
  • Characterization of P discharges from diffuse sources