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Details of Prof. Dr. Thomas Brey   


Gender male
Job title Head of Dep Functional Ecology
Department Functional Ecology
Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI) ( AWI)
Am Handelshafen 12 P.O. Box 12 01 61 Bremerhaven 27515
P.O. Box 120161
Tel 0049-471-48311300
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Website http://www.awi.de, http://www.thomas-brey.de/science/virtualhandbook
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Degree PhD, Diploma
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Polar ecosystem and food web studies. Macroorgasnism biorecorders (bivalves, gastropods, fish)
Research Region Polar Oceans
Skills/Expertise Aquatic ecosystems, food webs, population dynamics, sclerochronology, biorecorders and proxies
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Dr. Thomas BREY)

Kruse S, Bathmann U, Brey, T 2009. Meso- and bathypelagic distribution and abundance of chaetognaths in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Polar Biology [doi: 10.1007/s00300-009-0632-3]
Abele D, Brey T, Philipp E, 2009. Bivalve models of aging and the determination of molluscan lifespans. Experimental Gerontology 44: 307-315 [doi: 10.1016/ j.exger.2009.02.012]
Lanfear R, Thomas JA, Welch JJ, Brey T, Bronham L, 2007. Metabolic rate does not calibrate the molecular clock. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 104: 15388-15393 [DOI 10.1073/pnas.0703359104]
Brose U, Jonsson T, Berlow EL, Warren P, Banasek-Richter C, Bersier LF, Blanchard JL, Brey T, Carpenter SR, Cattin Blandenier MF, Cohen JE, Cushing L, Dawah HA, Dell T, Edwards F, Harper-Smith S, Jacob U, Knapp RA, Ledger ME, Memmott J, Mintenbeck K, Pinnegar JK, Rayner T, Ruess L, Ulrich W, Williams RJ, Woodward G, Martinez ND, 2006. Consumer-resource body-size relationships in natural food webs. Ecology 87: 2411-2417
Jacob U, Brey T, Fetzer I, Kaehler S, Mintenbeck K, Dunton K, Beyer K, Struck U, Arntz WE, 2006. Towards the trophic structure of the Bouvet Island marine ecosystem. Polar Biology 29: 106-113
Heilmayer O, Brey T, Pörtner H-O, 2004. Growth efficiency and temperature in scallops: A comparative analysis of species adapted to different temperatures Functional Ecology 18: 641-647
Brey T. 2001. Population dynamics in benthic invertebrates. A virtual handbook. http://www.thomas-brey.de/science/virtualhandbook.

Created: 2006-03-09 Last Updated: 2011-09-14 by Thomas BREY