Subprojects 3rd Phase 2016-2019


Subproject Table

For further information on the detailed research of the subprojects 2016-2019 click on the subproject number.

Thematic Area A
"circulation & oxygen"


Modelling oceanic oxygen change from the Holocene into the Anthropocene 
Prof. B. Schneider
Prof. M. Latif


High resolution modelling of physical-biogeochemical interactions in the tropical ocean: determination of potential future trends
Prof. C. Böning
Prof. A. Oschlies


A tracer releace experiment (POSTRE) to quantify benthic-pelagic exchanges in the Peruvian oxygen minimum zone (OMZ) and constraining the age-spectrum of the OMZ with transient tracers

Dr. T. Tanhua
Prof. M. Visbeck


Trends and variability of oxygen inventory, supply and consumption in the eastern tropical North Atlantic oxygen minimum zone
Prof. P. Brandt
Prof. A. Körtzinger


Water mass structure in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean: Relationship to oxygen variability and geochemical properties
Dr. L. Stramma
Prof. M. Frank


Influence of centennial to millennial scale climate change on low-latitude oxygen minimum conditions Prof. R. Schneider
Prof. M. Frank
A7 Unravelling the onset and spread of Cretaceous anoxia Prof. W. Kuhnt
Prof. K. Wallmann
A8-E Transport and fluxes across the bottom boundary layer Dr. J. Scholten
Dr. M. Dengler
A9-N Circulation mechanisms for decadal time scale changes in oxygen minimum zones  Prof. J. Lübbecke
Prof. R. Greatbatch

Thematic Area B
"redox-dependent biogeochemistry"


A  global model of redox-dependent biogeochemical cycles Prof. A. Oschlies
Dr. A. Dale


Influence of nutrient stoichiometry on pelagic ecosystem dynamics n the Peruvian upwelling zone  Prof. U. Riebesell
PD Dr. M. Pahlow


Nitrogen losses and nutrient regeneration in oxygen minimum zone waters with emphasis on micro-niches

Prof. R. Schmitz-Streit
Dr. M. Kuypers
Prof. H. Bange


Biogeochemical cycling of iron and phosphorus under low oxygen conditions
Dr. C. Hensen
Prof. K. Wallmann


Benthic-pelagic N-cycling under shifting redox conditions and hydro-dynamical forcing 

Dr. S. Sommer
Dr. M. Dengler


Foraminiferal nitrate respiration in oxygen minimum zones - past and present  Prof. T. Dagan
Prof. A. Eisenhauer
Prof. S. Gorb
B8 The role of zooplankton in N-, P- and C- cycling and for the oxygen budget of tropical oxygen minimum zones

Prof. U. Sommer
Dr. I. Kriest

Prof. F. Melzner

B9 Supply of organic matter to oxygen minimum zones  Prof. A. Engel
Dr. J. Karstensen

Prof. E. Achterberg

Pelagic transfer of iron and nutrients in the Peruvian oxygen minimum zone 

Prof. E. Achterberg
Dr. M. Gledhill

Emmy Noether Junior Research Group ICONOX – Iron cycling in continental margin sediments and the nutrient and oxygen balance of the ocean Dr. F. Scholz
Ö Collaborative Research Centre 754 Outreach Dr. J. Dengg


Central activities of the Collaborative Research Centre 754
Prof. A. Oschlies
Prof. R. Schneider


Expedition costs for the Collaborative Research Centre 754 research cruises and the mesocosm experiment Dr. L. Stramma
Prof. A. Körtzinger