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Dr. Olaf Dellwig

                   

Address:
Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Seestrasse 15
D-18119 Rostock
Germany
Phone:
+49 381 5197 437
Fax:
+49 381 5197 352
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Research interests

My particular interest lies in the behaviour of trace metals in aquatic ecosystems under changing oxygen availability. Besides studies in oxygenated marginal seas (e.g. North Sea), my work focusses especially on anoxic systems such as the deep basins of the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea. By using ICP analytics, I examine in particular redox-sensitive metals (e.g. manganese, molybdenum, rhenium, uranium or tungsten) in the water column, suspended matter, sediments and pore water, in order to apply them as proxies for past environmental reconstructions.

Scientific CV

1989-1996 Studies of chemistry at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Diploma thesis: „Geochemische Untersuchungen an holozänen Ablagerungen des NW-deutschen Küstenraums“
1996-1999 PhD at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Title: “Geochemistry of Holocene coastal deposits (NW Germany): Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction”
2000-2006 PostDoc at the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM, University of Oldenburg) in the Microbiogeochemistry Group of H.-J. Brumsack.
2006-2009 PostDoc at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Marine Geology department.
Since 2009-09 Senior scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Marine Geology department.