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First name:Helena
Last name:Osterholz
Thesis Subject:
From freshly produced compounds to refractory molecules – tracing the fate of organic matter in the ocean
Ph.D. Student
Max Planck Research Group for Marine Geochemistry
M.Sc. Marine Environmental Sciences
ICBM, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Thesis: “Trace metal dynamics during the growth of characteristic diatoms of the North Sea and the impact of bacteria – a microcosm study”
B.Sc. Environmental Sciences
University of Bielefeld, Germany
Thesis: “Identification of highly volatile compounds in biological samples”
Scientific Interests and Goals:
- trace metal and carbon cycling in the ocean
- production and degradation of dissolved organic matter
- relationships between microbial communities and dissolved organic matter
Selected Publications:
Osterholz H, Simon H, Beck M, März J, Rackebrandt S, Brumsack H-J, Feudel U, Simon M (Journal of Sea Research, under revision). Impact of diatom growth on trace metal dynamics (Mn, Mo, V, U).