PhD thesis

bachelor thesis

Breuer, I. (2022) Microbial sulfur cycling in Antarctic surface sediments of Potter Cove, University of Bremen  

Piasecki, O. (2022): Biodiversity of algae and algivorous protists from arctic soils, University of Cologne  


PhD thesis

Di Franco, D. (2021): The influence of Larsen-C ice-cover on macrobenthic peracarid crustacean assemblages on the Antarctic shelf. Goethe Universität Frankfurt

Dürwald, A, (2021): Polysaccharide utilization mechanisms under permanent low-temperature conditions in the Southern Ocean, Universität Greifswald  

Lagostina, E. (2021): Dispersal and genetic exchange of lichen populations between the Maritime Antarctic and southern South America. Goethe Universität Frankfurt

master thesis

Behrend, B. (2021): Seafloor community structure in sediments of three sites with different sea ice cover and its relation to remineralisation. University of Rostock

Christaller, Fee, MSc (2021): From baby to beachmaster: genetic analysis of male recruitment success in Antarctic fur seals, Bielefeld University  

Kraemer, P.(2021): GPS-Tracking of chick-rearing Wilson’s storm-petrels (Oceanites oceanicus) on King-George-Island, Antarctic Peninsula  

Redlich, S. (2021): Analyse von gelösten organischen Substanzen in Fließgewässern und der Chemosphäre von Ulva (Chlorophyta), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Rendon, A. C. M. (2021): Design and evaluation of 18S rDNA amplicon-metagenomic protocols targeting terrestrial microalgae, University of Cologne  

Smykala, M. (2021) Nutrient Dependent Thermal Reaction Norms of Antarctic Phytoplankton, CvO Universität Oldenburg  

bachelor thesis

Degen. B. (2021): Influence of sea-ice cover and other environmental parameters on benthic meiofauna communities in the north-west Weddell Sea (Antarctic). Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Grom, L. (2021): Seasonal sea ice melt and growth rates along an ice floe trajectory through the Weddell Sea, Antarctic, University of Hamburg  

Lutzer, T. (2021) Optimierung des CEST-Effekts schnell austauschender Amin-Protonen und Trennung von konkurrierenden Effekten, Universität Bremen  

Nikolaus, V. (2021): Evolution of snow height along an ice floe trajectory through the Weddell Sea, Antarctic, University of Hamburg   


PhD thesis

Houstin, A. (2020): At-sea ecology of the Emperor penguin. University of Strasbourg

diploma thesis

Bohn, M. (2020): Incorporation of isotopically marked food by Antarctic benthic copepods and nematodes: results of a pulse-chase experiment. Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg 

Hartmann, F. (2020): Funktionelle Charakterisierung von Polysaccharid-abauenden Enzymen aus Pseudoalteromonas distincta. Universität Greifswald

master thesis

Costa, C. (2020): Hormone-mediated maternal effects and the influence of social density in the Antarctic fur seal. Bielefeld University

Moeller, K. (2020): Optimization of Vitamin B12 Analysis in Seawater using LC-MS/MS 2020, LMU Munich

Tebbe, J (2020): Insights into temporal variability and reproducibility of scent profiles in Antarctic fur seals. Bielefeld University

Wunder, L. (2020): Microbial communities in (sub)Antarctic surface sediments. University of Bremen


senior thesis

Gebbe, R. (2020): Pectin utilization mechanisms under permanent low-temperature conditions in the Southern Ocean. Universität Greifswald

Laubmann B. (2020): Structural analysis of emperor penguin huddles; Erlangen-Nürnberg

Henning, P. (2020): Recognition of emperor penguins in high-resolution panoramic images. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Krüger, K. (2020): “New species description of the isopod genus Notopais Hodgson, 1910 (Munnopsidae, Ilyarachninae) from the Southern Ocean; Frankfurt

Kurbel, V. (2020): Analysis of cateateate adaptation and formation of cryoprotective agents in the macroalga Ulva (Chlorophyta) by mass spectrometry; Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena

Otersen, C. (2020): Abundance and distribution of sulfate and iron reducers along glacial melt-water influenced coastal Antarctic sediments of Potter Cove. University of Bremen


PhD thesis

Balaguer, J. (2019): Iron manganese co-limitation – a potential driver of Southern Ocean phytoplankton ecology. University Bremen.

Dömel, JS (2019): Speciation and adaptation of Southern Ocean sea spiders. University of Duisburg-Essen 

Richter, S. (2019). Computer vision-aided biophysical and ecological studies of Antarctic species. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

master thesis

Endres, F. (2019): Development of an object detection system in one dimension with neuronal networks. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Fuchs, B. (2019): Parentage analysis of southern elephant seals from Cape Shirreff. Bielefeld University

Litzke, V. (2019): Heterozygosity at neutral and immune loci does not influence neonatal mortality due to microbial infection in Antarctic fur seals. Bielefeld University

Pirrung, S. (2019): The cellular energy metabolism of Polar cod (Boreogadus saida) under acute toxicant and thermal exposure. Universität Rostock

bachelor thesis

Bauer, L. (2019): Testing species limits throughmorphometric and molecularcomparison of clonal cultures in thediatom genus Fragilariopsis. BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

Kelch, A. (2019): “A new species of the isopod family Paramunnidae Vanhöffen, 1914 (Crustacea, Malacostraca) from the southeastern Weddell Sea, Antarctica”. Frankfurt 


PhD thesis

Borchhardt, N. (2018): Biological soil crusts of the Polar Regions – biodiversity and ecophysiology of algae in a world of climate change. Universität Rostock

Gerum, R. (2018): Colony structure and collective dynamics of the genus Aptenodytes during breeding. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Kloster, M. (2018): Morphometrics of Southern Ocean diatoms using high throughput imaging and semi-automated image analysis. Universität Bremen

Rippin, M. (2018): Metagenomics and Metatranscriptomics of Terrestrial Microalgae isolated from the Arctic and Antarctica. Universität zu Köln

Wermter, F.C. (2018): Development of in vivo NMR techniques to investigate the effect of ocean acidification and warming on the neurophysiology of Antarctic fish; Universität Bremen

master thesis

Salazar, K. (2018): Population genomic analysis of Fragilariopsis kerguelensis, a Southern Ocean diatom. BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

Säring, F. (2018): Meiofauna community patterns and environmental drivers: effects of sea-ice cover and food availability in different regions of the Weddell Sea (Antarctic). Universität Leipzig

senior thesis

Glänzer A. (2018): High light resistance of ice algae. Universität Leipzig

Glemser, B. (2018): Genetic and morphologic characterisation of possible cryptic species of the diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis. Hochschule Bremerhaven

Henken, L.-M. (2018): Comparison of different methods for the ecophysiological characterization of diatom cultures from the South Ocean. Hochschule Emden/Leer

Hess, M. F. (2018): Determination of photosynthesis rates by fluorochromes. Universität Leipzig


PhD thesis

Pinkernell, S. (2017): Modeling the biogeography of pelagic diatoms of the Southern Ocean. Universität Rostock

Seefeldt, M. A. (2017): Biodiversity and functional role of scavenging amphipods (Crustacea: Lysianassoidea) in Antarctic shelf ecosystems. Ruhr University of Bochum

master thesis

Brezski, A. (2017): The metagenomic analysis of faeces samples from Pygoscelis papua. Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen

Kirch S. J. (2017): Bioinformatic analysis of DNA sequence data from faeces samples of Pygoscelis papua. Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen

Lange, S. (2017): Analyzing the biodiversity of biological soil crusts of the Arctic and Antarctic through amplicon sequencing. Universität zu Köln

Pausch F. (2017): Physiological responses of the Antarctic phytoplankton species Chaetoceros debilis and Phaeocyctis antarctica to different concentrations of iron and manganese. University Bremen.

Prater, I. (2017): Biogeochemical Properties of Soils along a Transect from terrestrial to marine sites on James Ross Island, Antarctic Peninsula. TU München

Schöbinger, S. (2017): Hyperiid amphipod feeding ecology in the Southern Ocean: Exploring the potential of molecular methods. Universität Bremen

Seifert, D. (2017): Macrofaunal benthic communities and their function in the south eastern Weddell Sea, Antarctica: Effects of sea ice extent. Kiel University

Seifert, M. (2017): Influence of environmental conditions on the huddling behavior of emperor penguins. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Winterl, A. (2017): Probabilistic Multi-Target Tracking for Biological Systems. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

bachelor thesis

Becker, S. (2017): Spatial variability of snow grain size in Antarctica and comparison with satellite measurements. Universität Leipzig

Böttcher, L. (2017): Analysis of the rotation of Emperor Penguin Huddlen. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Buchheim, B. (2017):Characterization of the clastic components in Antarctic Mumiyo. Universität zu Köln

Eulen, A. (2017): "Charakterisierung der anorganischen Zusammensetzungen von antarktischen Mumiyoablagerungen mittels XRF-Scanners". Universität zu Köln

Gebbe, R. (2017): Funktionelle Analyse von Anhängseln und Membranvesikeln des antarktischen Bakteriums Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis

Pezenburg, C. (2017): Wachstums- und Photosyntheseraten in marinen Eisalgen. Universität Leipzig


PhD thesis

Domaschke, S. (2016): Differential selection of photobionts and ecophysiological adaptions by the bipolar lichen Cetraria aculeata. University of Frankfurt

Gerum, R. (2016): Self-propelled particle models to describe emergence phenomena in Penguin colonies. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Richter, S. (2016): Social Interaction Networks in Penguin Colonies. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Schlie, C. (2016): Benthic Diatoms from Polar Regions – Insights into their taxonomy, biodiversity and ecophysiological performance during Polar Night and under elevated temperatures. University of Rostock

master thesis

Debandi, J. (2016): Effects of global change and grazing on young marine benthic algae communities in Antarctica (Potter Cove, King George Island). Universität Lujan, Argentinien

Messingfeld, L. (2016): Combined effects of temperature and irradiance on early recruitment stages of the Arctic brown algae Alaria esculenta and Saccharina latissima from Spitzbergen. Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Pantke, C. (2016): Artenzusammensetzung arktischer Tiefseeschwämme (Porifera) im HAUSGARTEN vor Spitzbergen. University of Marburg

Peschel, J. (2016): Huddling Behavior of Emperor Penguins in Relation to External Conditions. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Peter, C. (2016): Effects of temperture and hypoxia on the relationship between female brooding behavior in the southern king crab Lithodes santolla and the oxygen consumption of their embryos. Universität Bremen

Savaglia, V. (2016): Effects of interspecific competition and global warming on endemic Antarctic Desmarestia species - studies on field material. Universität Pierre und Marie Curie, Paris

Schmidt, M. (2016): Messung von Respirations- und Photosyntheseraten mit Hilfe von Fluorochromen. Universität Leipzig

Sommer, V. (2016): Biogeographical Diversity of Biological Soil Crust Alga in the Polar Regions. Universität Rostock

bachelor thesis

Feuring, A. (2016): Geschlechterverhältnis und morphologische Untersuchungen zum Sexualdimorphismus der antarktischen Amphipodenarten Cheirimedon femoratus (Stebbing, 1888), Hippomedon kergueleni (Miers, 1875) und Waldeckia obesa (Chevreux, 1905) Crustacea, Lysianassidae) aus der Potter Cove (King George Island). Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Köhler, M. (2016): Anatomy of Tritonia and Doto. LMU München

Macher, T (2016): Dietary analyses of Colossendeis megalonyx: Exploring the potential of genetic approaches for gut content identification in Antarctic sea spiders. Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Tkotz, K. (2016): Environmental effects on emperor penguin group dynamics. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg


PhD thesis

Dietz, L. (2015): Studies on the phylogeography and systematics of sea spiders (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida) of the Southern Ocean. Ruhr Universität Bochum

Schründer, S. (2015): Overwintering strategies in polar copepods: Physiological mechanisms and buoyancy regulation by ammonium. Universität Bremen

master thesis

Dürschlag, J. (2015): Structure and trophic interactions of the high-Antarctic plankton community in the Filchner Trough. Universität Bremen

Hauer, C. (2012): Respiration and metabolic activity of Antarctic copepods – The effects of different life-cycle strategies. Universität Bremen

Kersken, D. (2015): Diversity of the sponge communities in the Bransfield Strait, the Drake Passage and the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Universität Rostock

Moreno, A. D. (2015): Interspecific competition of sympatric Artic kelps under environmental influence. Universität Gent (EMBC)

Pfaff, S. (2015): Desiccation tolerance and temperature dependent growth of Klebsormidium and Coccomyxa, two green algal genera from polar soils. Universität Rostock

Sebastian, D. (2015). Kohlenhydratmetabolismus in benthischen Kieselalgen der Arktis. TU Dresden and conducted at Universität Rostock

bachelor thesis

Baumann, M. (2015): Vergleichende Untersuchung der Gemeinschaftszusammensetzung der Größenklassen benthischer Fauna in den Tiefenschichten mariner Sedimente nahe der Antarktischen Halbinsel. Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel

Dressler-Allame, M. (2015): Morphologie und Taxonomie carnivorer Schwämme (Cladorhizidae) from the ANDEEP I-III expeditions. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Ehlers, Eleni K. (2015): Photoautotrophe Algengesellschaften in einem Ackerboden: Bestimmung der Biodiversität als Bezugspunkt für vergleichenden Studien (z.B. Antarctica). Universität Göttingen

Schürmann, P. (2015): Genetische Distanz und geographische Verbreitung von Uristes gigas. Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Swoboda, S. (2015): Effects of temperature and hypoxia on embryo respiration, parental care and heart beat rate of the great spider crab Hyas araneus. Philipps Universität Marburg


PhD thesis

Dambach, J. (2014): Impact of climate change on distribution and population genetic structure of marine species. Universität Bonn

Fernández Mendoza, F. (2014): Genetic diversity and gene flow among Antarctic and Arctic lichen populations along the Andes and Rocky Mountains. Goethe-University Frankfurt

Oellermann, M., 2014: Octopod haemocyanin function and evolution in a latitudinal cline. Universität Bremen

master thesis

Bernard, M. (2014): Effects of global warming on early developmental stages of Arctic kelps multifactorial experiments and interspecific competition. Universität Bremen.

Zinkann, A.-C. (2014): Ecology of holothurians along the Southern Polar Front. Universität Hamburg

bachelor thesis

Altvater, F. (2014): Analysis of diatom species composition and size distribution in the Southern Ocean Universität Bremen

Boy, D. (2014): Soil carbon stocks and fluxes along soil development gradients in King George Island, Maritime Antarctica, Bachelor-Arbeit in der Biologie, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Fischer, J. (2014): Analyse des Aufbrechen von Kaiserpinguin-Huddles. FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Kubilius, R.A (2014): 3D-microanatomy of the straight-shelled pteropod Creseis clava (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Euthecosomata). LMU München

Kuhl, T. (2014): 3D-reconstruction and microanatomy of the “sea angel” Clione limacina (Phipps, 1774), (Gastropoda, Heterobranchia, Pteropoda, Gymnosomata). LMU München

Laibl, C. (2014): The "Disko sea butterfly" 3D-reconstruction and microanatomy of the thecosome Limacina helicina (Phipps 1774). LMU München

Müller, S. (2014): Neue Einblicke in die Schwammfauna um Tristan da Chunha, Vergleich mit Faunen der atlantischen Subantarktis. Wolfgang-Goethe Universität Frankfurt

Seifert, D. (2014): Ein Vergleich von benthischen Polychaeten in drei Regionen des südlichen Ozeans. Universität Kiel


PhD thesis

Damerau, M. (2013): Comparative population genetics, larval dispersal and evolutionary aspects of Antarctic fishes (Notothenioidei). Universität Kiel

Husmann, G. (2013): The bivalve Laternula elliptica: physiological and molecular response to changing coastal Antarctic environments. Universität Kiel

Strobel, A. (2013): Physiological response and mitochondrial adaptations to changing abiotic factors in Antarctic fish and cephalopods. Universität Bremen

master thesis

Dömel, J. (2013): Population genetic analysis of the sea spider Nymphon australe in the Southern Ocean

bachelor thesis

Fischer J, (2013): Emperor penguin huddle break up dynamics. Universität Erlangen.

Pieper, S., (2013): Genetische und morphologische Untersuchung der Pantopodenarten Colossendeis robusta HOEK, 1881 und Colossendeis glacialis HODGSON, 1902.

Steinmetz, K., (2013): Evolution of cephalopod haemocyanin in a biogeographic context. Universität Bremen.


PhD thesis

Wölfel J, 2012. Primary production of benthic microalgae in an Arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard). PhD thesis, Universität Rostock

diploma thesis

Baltzer, E.-M. (2012): Morphologisch-anatomische Anpassungsmechanismen von Flechten an Standorten der kontinentalen Antarktis. HHU Düsseldorf

Halder, F. (2012): Delimiting species with HRM: A test case on the genus Antarctomysis Coutière, 1906. Universität Bremen

Koblofsky, M. (2012): Dunkelanpassung polarer Diatomeen. Universität Würzburg & Universität Rostock.

Schmidt, K. (2012): Gene expression sea ice communities. Hochschule Bremerhaven

Soellner, E. (2012): Intelligente Observationplattformen. Universität Erlangen.

master thesis

Hauer C (2012) Respiration and metabolic activity of Antarctic copepods – The effects of different life-cycle strategies. Master thesis, Universität Bremen

Seefeldt M, 2012. Morphologische Untersuchungen zur Systematik antarktischer Lysianassoidea (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Master thesis, Universität Bochum

bachelor thesis

Knoll, F., 2012. Überlebensstrategie einer antarktischen Diatomee im Dauerdunkel. Bachelor thesis, Universität RostockKnoll, F., 2012. Überlebensstrategie einer antarktischen Diatomee im Dauerdunkel. Bachelor thesis, Universität Rostock


master thesis

Alder, E., 2011. Quantitative and molecular studies on eukaryotic aeroplankton from Cologne, Germany. Master thesis, University of Cologne.

Joachim K, 2011. Cryopreservation possibilities of heterotrophic flagellates. Master thesis, University of Cologne.

Leo E, 2011. Mitochondrial responses of warm and CO2 acclimated Notothenia rossii. Master thesis, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italia.

Padur L, 2011. Enrichment and characterization of heterotrophic microorganisms in a glacier forefield on Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica. Master thesis, University Potsdam

Wilmsen E, 2011. Morphologie und Phylogenie der Opheliida. Master thesis, Universität Bochum.

diploma thesis

Balzer EM, 2011. Morphologisch-anatomische Anpassungsmechanismen von Flechten an Standorten der kontinentalen Antarktis. Diploma thesis, Universität Düsseldorf.

Brandt A, 2011. Flechten von North Victoria Land, Antarktis: die genetische Diversität der Photobionten. Diploma thesis. Universität Düsseldorf.

Kaldyka C, 2011. Cladistic analyses on the genus Sphaerodoropsis (Sphaerodoridae, Polychaeta) with description of four new species of the family from Southern Ocean deep waters. Diploma thesis, Universität Bochum.

Mack S, 2011. Interaktionen als Lebensstrategie von Flechten vom antarktischen Kontinent, North Victoria Land. Diploma thesis, Universität Düsseldorf

Richter S, 2011. Entwicklung einer autonomen Beobachtungsplattform zum Einsatz in polaren Regionen. Diploma thesis, Universität Erlangen.

Thonig A, 2011. Expression of haemocyanin and various metabolic enzymes in response to temperature, ambient oxygen concentration and ontogeny in the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis. Diploma thesis, Universität Rostock

PhD thesis

Wittmann AC, 2011. Life in cold oceans: activity dependent on extracellular ion regulation? PhD thesis, Universität Bremen.

bachelor thesis

Beer K, 2011. Einfluss der Temperatur auf Navicula cf. perminuta während und nach einer Dunkelinkubation. Bachelor thesis, Universität Rostock.

Gerum R, 2011. Modellierung des Huddling-Verhaltens von Pinguinen mittels Multi-Agenten-Simulation. Bachelor thesis, Universität Erlangen.

Mönnich J, 2011. Functional analysis of mitochondrial complexes in Antarctic fish. Bachelor thesis, Hochschule Bremerhaven.

Pfaff S, 2011. Optimierung und Anwendung von Mikrosatellitenprimern für Biodiversitätsstudien an Emiliana huxleyi und Phaeocystis pouchetii aus arktischen Sinkstofffallen. Bachelorarbeit, Universität Rostock.

Robitzch, V. (2011): Same same but different: The distribution of the benthic shrimp Notocrangon antarcticus, Bachelor thesis, Universität Regensburg


PhD thesis

Becker S, 2010. Photosynthesis and photoinhibition at low temperatures: D1-turnover in Antarctic rhodophytes. PhD thesis, Universität Bremen.

Ganzert L, 2010. Bacterial diversity and adaptation in permafrost-affected soils of maritime Antarctica and Northeast Greenland. PhD thesis, University Potsdam.

Kramer M, 2010. The role of sympagic meiofauna in Arctic and Antarctic sea-ice food webs. PhD thesis, University of Kiel.

Wittmann AC, 2010. Life in cold Oceans: activity dependent on extracellular ion regulation. PhD thesis, Universität Bremen.

diploma thesis

Bajerski F, 2010. Isolierung und Charakterisierung von Mikroorganismen in Mineralböden Nordost-Grönlands und Livingston Island (Antarktis). Diploma thesis, Universität Potsdam

Dolata N, 2010. Isolierung, Kultivierung und Taxonomie von Diatomeen des Mikrophytobenthos. Diploma thesis, Universität Rostock

Dietz L, 2010. Molecular phylogeny of selected pycnogonids (Arthropoda: Chelicerata). A multi-gene analysis. Diploma thesis, Universität Bochum.

Feldkamp T, 2010. Genetische Struktur und Diversität ausgewählter anarktischer Amphipoden. Diploma thesis, Universität Bochum.

Krabbe K, 2010. Populationsgenetik und Phylogenie von Colossendeis megalonyx. Diploma thesis, Universität Bochum.

Lisovski S, 2010. Intraspecific differences in the arrival time of two reversed sexual size dimorphic seabirds: Consequence or cause of unidirectional hybridisation? Diploma thesis, Universität Jena.

Marquardt M, 2010. Studies on sympagic meiofauna in fast and pack ice in the southeastern Beaufort Sea (Canadian Arctic). Diploma thesis, University of Kiel.

Oellermann M, 2010. Thermal sensitivity and mitochondrial function of cuttlefish hearts. Diploma thesis, Universität Bremen.

Treydte S, 2010. Impact of ocean acidification and warming on the energy metabolism of the Greenland smoothcockle Serripes groenlandicus. Diploma thesis, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel and Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremerhaven.

master thesis

Stoupin D, 2010. Molecular identity and ultrastructure of ancient and modern choanoflagellates of the Codosiga botrytis morphospecies complex. Master Thesis, Lomonossov State University, Moscow.

Spaak J, 2010. Integrative Taxonomie am Beispiel des Colossendeis megalonyx HOEK 1881Artkomplexes (Chelicerata; Pycnogonida; Colossendeidae). Master thesis, Universität Bochum.

bachelor thesis

Al-Maarri M, 2010. Quantitative and qualitative studies of protists from snow samples of Greenland. Bachelor thesis, University of Cologne

Dömel J, 2010. Einblicke in glaziale Refugien: Phylogeographische Untersuchungen an der Asselspinne Austropallene cornigera aus dem Südpolarmeer. Bachelor thesis, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Eberlein, C, 2010. Molekulare und morphologische Anzeichen kryptischer Artkomplexe am Beispiel: Antarctomysis maxima (Holt & Tattersall, 1906), Bachelor thesis, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Jullmann S, 2010. Quantitative and qualitative studies on protists in ice cores from Greenland. Bachelor thesis, University of Cologne.

Reusch K, 2010. Vergleich der Mageninhalte zweier antarktischer Salpenarten (Salpa thompsoni und Ihlea racovitzai). Bachelor thesis, Universität Bremen.

Ring, Caroline M. (2010): Evolutionary lineages of Antarctic Cirolanidae and Aegidae (Crustacea: Isopoda) revealed by DNA barcodes, Bachelor thesis, Universität Hamburg

Selse S, 2010. Investigation of arctic aeroplankton regarding the global dispersal of protists via the air. Bachelor thesis, University of Cologne.


PhD thesis

Laakmann S, 2009. The Ecology and Evolution of Deep-Sea Copepods: Niche Separation in a Three-Dimensional habitat. PhD thesis, Universität Bremen.

Weihe E, 2009. Adaptation and stress defense in intertudal and subtidal Antarctic limpets (Nacella concinna). PhD thesis, Universität Bremen.

diploma thesis

Bajerski F, 2009. Isolaton and characterization of microorganisms in mineral soils in Northeast Greenland and Livinston Island (Antarctica). Diploma thesis, University Potsdam

Flemer B, 2009. Molecular Biodiversity of Sea Ice Communities in East Antarctica, 2009. Diploma thesis, Hochschule Bremerhaven.

Rüdiger F, 2009. Vergleichende ökophysiologische Untersuchungen an der Kieselalge Cylindrotheca closterium mit Isolaten von verschiedenen Standorten. Diploma thesis, Universität Rostock.

bachelor thesis

Akbayir, M. (2009): Quantitative and qualitative investigations of protists in arctic snow and ice cores. University of Cologne

Fluess, S. (2009): Abundance and rRNA-gene-based identification of airborne eukaryotes. University of Cologne.

Schmidt, K. (2009): Expression of HSPs in Sea ice. Hochschule Bremerhaven.

Spieker, S. (2009): On the search for population structure in the circum-Antarctic shrimp Notocrangon antarcticus. Universität Regensburg

Wilmsen, E. (2009): Taxonomie und Diversität der Tiefseepolychaeten des Südozeans und des angrenzenden Atlantiks. Universität Bochum.


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Flohr, A. (2008): Quantifizierung der Primärproduktion benthischer Diatomeen: Anwendung optischer Sauerstoffmessung. Universität Rostock.

Haase, S. (2008): Molecular Biodiversity of Sea Ice Communities in the Weddel Sea. Hochschule Bremerhaven.

Ritz, M. (2008): Speciation and hybridisation in skuas (Catharacta spp.). Universität Jena.

Strobel, A. (2008): Differential haemocyanin expression in S. officinalis. Universität Bremen.

Wendt, A. (2008): Auswirkungen andauernder Dunkelheit auf die Aktivität und Vitalität von benthischen Diatomeen der Arktis, Spitzbergen. Universität Rostock.


diploma thesis

Göbel, S. (2007): Beitrag der Exsudate von Diatomeen zum organischen Kohlenstoff im Kongsfjord (Spitsbergen, Arktis). Universität Rostock.


diploma thesis

Rickler, M. (2006): Ökophysiologische Charakterisierung ausgewählter benthischer Diatomeen aus dem arktische Kongsfjord (Spitzbergen). Universität Rostock.

PhD thesis

Obermueller, B. (2006): Effects of UV-radiation on crustaeans from polar and temperate coastal ecosystems. Universität Bremen.