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Details of Dr. Norbert WASMUND   


Gender male
Job title Diplom-Biologist
Department Department of Biology
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Degree Dr.
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Ecology of phytoplankton, bloom dynamics, especially blooms of heterocystous cyanobacteria (Nodularia, Aphanizomenon), nitrogen fixation and primary production; Phytoplankton biomass (incl. chlorophyll) and species composition. Long-term monitoring in the Baltic Sea.

Research Region 186
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Norbert WASMUND)

Schukat, A., Teuber, L., Hagen, W., Wasmund, N. and Auel, H. (2013): Energetics and carbon budgets of dominant calanoid copepods in the northern Benguela upwelling system. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 442, 1-9
Wasmund, N., Nausch G. and Feistel, R. (2013) Silicate consumption: an indicator for long-term trends in spring diatom development in the Baltic Sea. Journal of Plankton Research, 35, 393-406. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbs101
Nausch, M., G. Nausch, V. Mohrholz H. Siegel and N. Wasmund (2012) Is growth of filamentous cyanobacteria supported by phosphate uptake below the thermocline? Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci., 99, 50-60 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2011.12.011
Wasmund, N., Lehtinen, S., Ameryk, A., Nausch, G. and Johansen, M. (2012) Phytoplankton and microbial plankton in the Baltic Sea. In: ICES Phytoplankton and Microbial Plankton Status Report 2009/2010. O?Brien, T. D., Li, W. K. W., and Morán, X. A. G. (Eds). - ICES Cooperative Research Report No. 313 Special Issue, August 2012. Pp. 38-40.
Wasmund, N., Nausch, G. and Voss, M. (2012) Upwelling events may cause cyanobacteria blooms in the Baltic Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 90, 67-76 doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2011.09.001
Kraberg, A.C., Wasmund, N., Vanaverbeke, J., Schiedek, D., Wiltshire, K.H. and Mieszkowska, N. (2011) Regime shifts in the marine environment: The scientific basis and political context. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62, 7-20
Wasmund, N., Tuimala, J., Suikkanen, S., Vandepitte, L. and Kraberg, A. (2011): Long-term trends in phytoplankton composition in the western and central Baltic Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 87, 145?159 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2011.03.010
Nausch, M., Nausch, G., Wasmund, N., Nagel, K. [2008] Phosphorus pool variations and their relation to cyanobacteria development in the Baltic Sea: A three-year study . Journal of Marine Systems, 71, 99-111
Wasmund, N., Göbel, J., v.Bodungen, B. [2008] 100-years-changes in the phytoplankton community of Kiel Bight (Baltic Sea). J. Mar. Syst. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2006.09.009
Vahtera, E., Conley, D., Gustafson, B., Kuosa, H., Pitkänen, H., Savchuck, O., Tamminen, T., Viitasalo, M., Voss, M., Wasmund, N., Wulff, F. [2007] Internal ecosystem feedbacks enhance nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria blooms and complicate management in the Baltic Sea. Ambio, 36, 186-194
Wasmund, N., Topp, I., Schories, D. [2006] Optimising the storage and extraction of chlorophyll samples. Oceanologia, 48, 125-144
Wasmund, N., Lass, H.-U., Nausch, G. [2005] Distribution of nutrients, chlorophyll and phytoplankton primary production in relation to hydrographic structures bordering the Benguela-Angolan frontal region. African J. Marine Science, 27, 177-190
Alheit,J., C. Möllmann, J. Dutz, G. Kornilovs, P. Loewe, V. Mohrholz and N. Wasmund [2005] Synchronous ecological regime shifts in the central Baltic and the North Sea in the late 1980s. ICES J. Mar. Sci., 62, 1205-1215
Wasmund, N., Nausch, G. and Schneider, B. [2005] Primary production rates calculated by different concepts ? an opportunity to study the complex production system in the Baltic Proper. J Sea Res., 54, 244-255
Wasmund, N., Nausch, G., Schneider, B., Nagel, K., Voss, M. [2005] Comparison of nitrogen fixation rates determined with different methods: a study in the Baltic Proper. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 297, 23-31
Müller, A.M. and N. Wasmund [2003] Photophysiology of surface phytoplankton communities in a transect from the mouth of the Peene-Strom to the Arkona Sea (Baltic). Internat. Rev. Hydrobiol., 88, 482-497
Wasmund, N., and Uhlig, S. [2003] Phytoplankton trends in the Baltic Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 60, 177-186
Schneider, B., Nausch, G., Nagel, K. and N. Wasmund [2003] The surface water CO2 budget for the Baltic Proper: a new way to determine nitrogen fixation. J. Mar. Systems, 42, 53-64.
Wasmund, N., Andrushaitis, A., £ysiak-Pastuszak, E., Müller-Karulis, B., Nausch, G., Neumann, T., Ojaveer, H., Olenina, I., Postel, L., Witek, Z. [2001] Trophic status of the south-eastern Baltic Sea: a comparison of coastal and open areas. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci., 53, 849-864
Wasmund, N., M. Voss and K. Lochte [2001] Evidence of nitrogen fixation by non-heterocystous cyanobacteria in the Baltic Sea and re-calculation of a budget of nitrogen fixation. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 214, 1-14.
Wasmund, N., M. Zalewski and S. Busch [1999] Phytoplankton in large river plumes in the Baltic Sea. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 56, Suppl., 23-32
Wasmund, N., Nausch, G. and Matthäus, W. [1998] Phytoplankton spring blooms in the southern Baltic Sea - spatio-temporal development and long-term trends. Journal of Plankton Research 20, 1099-1117
Wasmund, N. [1997] Occurrence of cyanobacterial blooms in the Baltic Sea in relation to environmental conditions. Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie 82, 169-184
Wasmund, N. [1994] Phytoplankton periodicity in a eutrophic coastal water of the Baltic Sea. Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie 79, 259-285
Wasmund, N. [1990] Characteristics of phytoplankton in brackish waters of different trophic levels. Limnologica 20, 47-51
Wasmund, N. [1989] Micro-autoradiographic determination of the viability of algae inhabiting deep sediment layers. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 28, 651-656
Wasmund, N. [1989] Live algae in deep sediment layers. Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie 74, 589-597
Wasmund, N. [1986] Ecology and bioproduction in the microphytobenthos of the chain of shallow inlets (boddens) south of the Darss-Zingst peninsula (southern Baltic Sea). Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie 71, 153-178.

Created: 2000-05-31 Last Updated: 2014-06-04 by Norbert WASMUND