Biological Sciences
Name   Einrichtung   Laufzeit   Thema
Arevalo-Martinez, Leonardo   GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel   seit 2021   Exchange fluxes of climate-relevant trace gases off the Western AntaRctic Peninsula (EWARP)
Becker, Burkhard   Universität zu Köln   since 2020   Functional metatranscriptomics of Antarctic biological soil crust algae: Identification of key genes for the survival under the extreme conditions of Antarctica
Brandt, Angelika   Senckenberg FFM   since 2018   The influence of Larsen-C ice-cover on macrobenthic peracarid crustacean assemblages on the Antarctic shelf
Dietrich,Daniel   Universität Konstanz   seit 2021   Pole to Pole exchange: Climate facilitated cyanobacterial parasite pressure & mat ecosystem response
Dumack, Kenneth   Universität zu Köln   since 2020   Algivorous Cercozoa shape the community composition of cryptogamic covers, the dominant vegetation in Polar Regions.
Förster, Charlotte   Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg   since 2020   Understanding the mechanistic bases of marine clocks and rhythms in the Antarctic key species Euphausia superba
Friedl, Thomas   Universität Göttingen   since 2016   From single pioneers to complex communities: Simultaneous discrimination of composition and inferring species interactions of fossil as well as modern pro- and eukaryotic microbial communities
Friedrich, Michael   Universität Bremen   since 2018   Environmental Controls of Iron-Reducing Microorganisms in Antarctic Marine Sediments [ECIMAS]
Glaser, Karin   Universität Rostock   since 2020   Algivorous Cercozoa shape the community composition of cryptogamic covers, the dominant vegetation in Polar Regions.
Grossart, Hans-Peter   Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)   since 2019   Ecological role of fungal parasites on benthic diatoms of polar coastal waters
Gschwendtner, Silvia   HZ München   since 2016   From single processes to cycles: Evolution of nitrogen turnover in terrestrial ecosystems of the maritime Antarctic
Harder, Tilmann   Universität Bremen   since 2020   Siderophore mediated iron acquisition of psychrophilic Antarctic marine bacteria
Harder, Tilmann   Universität Bremen   since 2020   Recognition, signalling and response of the diatom Fragilariopsis to epibiotic bacterial colonization.
Havermans, Charlotte   Universität Bremen   since 2016   Is the hyperiid amphipod Themisto gaudichaudii poised to displace krill in the warming region of the Southern Ocean?
Havermans, Charlotte   Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   seit 2021   Sight unseen: Elucidating the trophic role and metapopulation structure of Southern Ocean gelatinous zooplankton using DNA metabarcoding
Herr, Helena   Universität Hamburg   since 2018   Recovery status and ecology of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) at the West Antarctic Peninsula
Hoffman, Joseph   Universität Bielefeld   since 2019   Genomic dissection of climate change impacts on a declining Antarctic top predator population
Hoppema, Mario   Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   seit 2021   Identifying the carbon that matters: chemical controls on organic matter aggregation (COMA)
Karsten, Ulf   Universität Rostock   since 2019   Biodiversity and biogeography of marine benthic diatoms in Antarctic and Arctic shallow water coastal zones to evaluate the degree of endemism using fine-grained taxonomy and eDNA metabarcoding
Karsten, Ulf   Universität Rostock   since 2019   Ecological role of fungal parasites on benthic diatoms of polar coastal waters
Koch, Florian   Hochschule Bremerhaven   since 2017   Vitamin and trace metal dynamics in the Southern Ocean: The Biological input vs removal processes of B-vitamins, iron, zinc and cobalt measured using a novel mass balance approach
Kühn, Peter   Universität Tübingen   since 2016   Microbial-mediated soil formation in maritime Antarctica under simulated environmental conditions
Link, Heike   Universität Rostock   since 2017   Role of meio- and macrofauna in benthic ecosystem functioning: Testing effects of different ice cover regimes
Müller, Carsten Werner   TU München   since 2016   Microbial-mediated soil formation in maritime Antarctica under simulated environmental conditions
Piontek, Judith   IOW Rostock   since 2017   Combined effects of temperature and resource availability on organic matter degradation by Antarctic bacterioplankton
Plum, Christoph   Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg   since 2020   Altered stoichiometry and species interactions in coastal Antarctic plankton communities under global climate change
Quillfeldt, Petra   Universität Gießen   since 2017   Contamination and plastic debris residues in Antarctic petrel species
Scholten, Thomas   Universität Tübingen   since 2016   Microbial-mediated soil formation in maritime Antarctica under simulated environmental conditions
Schweder, Thomas   Universität Greifswald   since 2016   Polysaccharide utilization mechanisms under permanent low-temperature conditions in the Southern Ocean
Tebben, Jan   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2020   Siderophore mediated iron acquisition of psychrophilic Antarctic marine bacteria
Tebben, Jan   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2020   Recognition, signalling and response of the diatom Fragilariopsis to epibiotic bacterial colonization.
Trimborn, Scarlett   Universität Bremen   ssince 2018   Iron manganese co-limitation – a potential driver of Southern Ocean phytoplankton ecology
Veit-Köhler, Gritta   Senckenberg Wilhelmshaven   since 2017   Role of meio- and macrofauna in benthic ecosystem functioning: Testing effects of different ice cover regimes
Völker, Christoph   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2020   Siderophore mediated iron acquisition of psychrophilic Antarctic marine bacteria
Wagner, Dirk   GFZ Potsdam   since 2016   Microbial-mediated soil formation in maritime Antarctica under simulated environmental conditions
Wagner, Dirk   GFZ Potsdam   since 2017   From single pioneers to complex communities: Simultaneous discrimination of composition and inferring species interactions of fossil as well as modern pro- and eukaryotic microbial communities
Wermter, Felizitas Charlotte   Universität Bremen   since 2019   Unrevealing the neurophysiological mechanisms responsible for OWA induced behavioral changes in polar fish: an NMR approach
Wichard, Thomas   Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena   since 2019   Adaptation of the green seaweed Ulva and its microbiome to cold temperature in Antarctica (COLDULVA)
Zimmermann, Jonas   Freie Universität Berlin   since 2019   Biodiversity and biogeography of marine benthic diatoms in Antarctic and Arctic shallow water coastal zones to evaluate the degree of endemism using fine-grained taxonomy and eDNA metabarcoding
Zitterbart, Daniel   Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg   since 2020   Remote sensing of emperor penguin colony health and foraging success
Geological Sciences
Name   Einrichtung   Laufzeit   Thema
Abelmann, Andrea   AWI Bremerhaven   seit 2012   Investigation of mechanism driving glacial/interglacial variability in stratification/mixing and biological productivity of the Pacific Southern Ocean and potential implications on air-sea CO2-exchange: synthesis of climate and ocean biogeochemical modeling with paleoceanographic reconstructions
Berg, Sonja   Universität Köln   seit 2016   Snow petrel stomach oil deposits (Antarctic mumiyo) as archives for the environmental history of terrestrial East Antarctica
Berg, Sonja   Universität Köln   seit 2019   Marine ecosystem response to late Pleistocene climate conditions- evidence from snow petrel stomach oil deposits ("mumiyo") in East Antarctica
Bohrmann, Gerhard   Universität Bremen   seit 2019   Pleistocene Sediments around South Georgia: archives for Antarctic Circumpolar Current dynamics and climate-induced signals in Sub-Antarctica (Past-ACC)
Helm, Veit   Technische Universität Dresden   seit 2021   Advancing ice altimetry analysis to constrain the Antarctic Ice Sheet's response to climate change
Horwath, Martin   Technische Universität Dresden   seit 2020   Advancing ice altimetry analysis to constrain the Antarctic Ice Sheet's response to climate change
Kuhn, Gerhard   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   seit 2019   Pleistocene Sediments around South Georgia: archives for Antarctic Circumpolar Current dynamics and climate-induced signals in Sub-Antarctica (Past-ACC)
Läufer, Andreas   BGR Hannover   seit 2018   The exhumation of northern Victoria Land and consequences on the uplift of the Transantarctic Mountains
Levermann, Anders   PIK Potsdam   seit 2015   Systematic investigation of the role of bed topography in the marine ice-sheet instability
Lisker, Frank   Universität Bremen   seit 2018   The exhumation of northern Victoria Land and consequences on the uplift of the Transantarctic Mountains
Maaß, Nina   Universität Hamburg   seit 2018   Snow Covers impact on Antarctic Sea Ice - Remote Sensing (SCASI-RS)
Pail, Roland   TU München   seit 2017   The Gravity Field in Antarctica: Geodetic Modelling and Geophysical Inversion (AntGrav)
Prange, Matthias   Universität Bremen   seit 2017   MAGIC-DML Measuring/Mapping/Modeling Antarctic Geomorphology and Ice Change in Dronning Maud Land: The German ice sheet modeling component
Ronge, Thomas   AWI Bremerhaven   seit 2015   The ventilation and circulation of the southern Indian Ocean on glacial / interglacial timescales
Schannwell, Clemens   Universität Tübingen   seit 2018   Quantifying millennial timescale grounding-line retreat in East Antarctica
Scheinert, Mirko   TU Dresden   seit 2016   Ice flow dynamics, subglacial hydrology and long-term mass balance at Lake Vostok from the combination of geodetic GNSS observations and radio-echo sounding
Scheinert, Mirko   TU Dresden   seit 2018   Interaction between mass changes of the Antarctic Ice Sheet and solid Earth in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica
Scheinert, Mirko   TU Dresden   seit 2017   The Gravity Field in Antarctica: Geodetic Modelling and Geophysical Inversion (AntGrav)
Spiegel, Cornelia   Universität Bremen   seit 2017   Lithosphere and Ice Sheet dynamics of West Antarctica
Spiegel, Cornelia   Universität Bremen   seit 2018   The exhumation of northern Victoria Land and consequences on the uplift of the Transantarctic Mountains
Stichel, Torben   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   seit 2020   Marine Shelf Ice from the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf: A sleeping iron giant?
Von Dobeneck, Tilo   Universität Bremen   seit 2019   Pleistocene Sediments around South Georgia: archives for Antarctic Circumpolar Current dynamics and climate-induced signals in Sub-Antarctica (Past-ACC)
Physics and Chemistry
Name   Einrichtung   Laufzeit   Thema
Arevalo-Martinez, Leonardo   GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel   since 2021   Austauschflüsse klimarelevanter Spurengase vor der Westlichen Antarktischen Halbinsel (EWARP)
Arndt, Stefanie   AWI Bremerhaven   since 2018   Snow contrasts controlling the fate of sea ice
Casado, Mathieu   Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg   since 2020   Constraining the Climatic Signal Archived in Water Isotopes in Antarctic Ice Cores
Ebbing, Jörg   Universität Kiel   since 2018   Taking the temperature of Antarctica with joint inversion of geophysical information from satellites and seismological and airborne studies – Antarctic Heat
Gryschka, Micha   Universität Hannover   since 2016   Modelling and parameterization of lead generated turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer over Antarctic sea ice
Heinemann, Günther   Universität Trier   since 2016   Circum-Antarctic sea-ice lead frequencies and regional characteristics from satellite imagery
Heinemann, Günther   Universität Trier   since 2019   Regional high-resolution Downscaling of Climate Change in the Antarctic (REDOCCA)
Henning, Silvia   Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung e.V. (TROPOS)   since 2020   Variation of Antarctic Cloud Condensation (CCN) and ice nucleating particle (INP) concentrations and properties at NEumayer Station compared to their values in the Arctic at Villum Research Station (VACCINE+)
Humbert, Angelika   AWI Bremerhaven   since 2018   solidFIDEMO – a firn densification model for volumetric mass balances
Istomina, Larysa   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2019   Recent Antarctic Sea Ice Surface Melt from Satellite Remote Sensing (REASSESS)
Kanzow, Torsten   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2016   Access of Atlantic Water to East Greenland glaciers
Lampert, Astrid   TU Braunschweig   since 2015   ALICE - Airborne tool for methane isotopic composition and polar meteorological experiments
Lüpkes, Christof   AWI Bremerhaven   since 2016   solidFIDEMO – a firn densification model for volumetric mass balances
Mehlmann, Carolin   Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie   since 2021   A hybrid sea ice model to estimate the impact of sea ice-ocean-atmosphere coupling at the floe scale on the Antarctic sea ice evolution
Müller, Ralf   TU Kaiserslautern   since 2018   solidFIDEMO – a firn densification model for volumetric mass balances
Nicolaus, Marcel   AWI Bremerhaven   since 2015   Snow Covers impacts on Antarctic Sea Ice (SCASI)
Prange, Matthias   Universität Bremen   since 2017   MAGIC-DML Measuring/Mapping/Modeling Antarctic Geomorphology and Ice Change in Dronning Maud Land: The German ice sheet modeling component
Redenbach, Claudia   TU Kaiserslautern   since 2015   Bubble distributions as markers for deformation in polar ice
Reeve, Krissy   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2019   WedUP: Weddell Gyre Upwelling and dynamical Processes
Ricken, Tim   Universität Stuttgart Institut für Statik und Dynamik der Luft- und Raumfahrtkonstruktionen   since 2021   Modeling of small scale processes in Antarctic sea ice and their impact on the biological pump in the future Southern Ocean - a physical-biological coupled bi-scale approach
Seifert, Patric   Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung   since 2021   COALA – Continuous Observations of Aerosol-cLoud interaction in Antarctica
Semmler, Tido   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2019   Regional high-resolution Downscaling of Climate Change in the Antarctic (REDOCCA)
Spreen, Gunnar   Universität Bremen   since 2017   Sea ice type distribution in the Antarctic from microwave satellite observations (SITAnt)
Stammer, Detlef   Universität Hamburg   since 2015   Snow Covers impacts on Antarctic Sea Ice (SCASI)
Stammer, Detlef   Universität Hamburg   since 2016   Modelling and parameterization of lead generated turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer over Antarctic sea ice
Stratmann, Frank   TROPOS Leipzig   since 2017   Study of cloud condensation nuclei and ice nucleating particles during the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE)
Timmermann, Ralph   Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung   since 2019   Regional high-resolution Downscaling of Climate Change in the Antarctic (REDOCCA)
Willmes, Sascha   Universität Trier   since 2016   Circum-Antarctic sea-ice lead frequencies and regional characteristics from satellite imagery
Winkelmann, Ricarda   PIK Potsdam   since 2017   Constraining future Antarctic ice loss with the coupled ice-ocean model PISM-FESOM
Winkelmann, Ricarda   PIK Potsdam   since 2018   Hysteresis of the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Winkelmann, Ricarda   PIK Potsdam   since 2018   Vulnerability of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a changing thermocline
Zitterbart, Daniel   Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg   since 2016   Physical Principles of the Collective behavior in Emperor Penguin Colonies