Prof. Dr. Boris Koch

Boris Koch
Division Biosciences | Ecological Chemistry
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Email Boris Koch
Phone +49(471)4831-1346
Fax +49(471)4831-1149
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Am Handelshafen 12,
D-27570 Bremerhaven
(Room C-221)

Research program

PACES II 1.3: Degrading permafrost landscapes; carbon, energy and water fluxes
PACES II 1.4: Arctic sea ice and its interaction with ocean and ecosystems
PACES II 1.5: Southern Ocean physics, biodiversity, and biogeochemical fluxes in a changing climate


Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven; Deputy head of Section Ecological Chemistry; Chairman of the German Society of Marine Research; Coordinator Physics/Chemistry within the DGF priority program "Antarctic Research"; Editor-in-Chief for the Section Chemical Oceanography of the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering.

Research interests

Marine organic carbon fluxes; Chemical characterisation of marine dissolved organic matter (DOM); Lipid biomarkers; Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (FTICR-MS); Stable isotopes in marine organic matter.

Latest Publications

Conference Item
World Climate Conference – a play re-enacting the COPs (2016)
Vamborg, Freja S.E.; Klockmann, Marlene; Koch, Boris; Otto, Juliane; Rauser, Florian; Schemann, Vera; Sonntag, Sebastian; Haug, Helgard; Kaegi, Stefan; Wetzel, Daniel; Schipper, Imanuel; Bochow, Jörg
hdl: 10013/epic.47760

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Conservative or reactive? Mechanistic chemical perspectives on organic matter stability (2016)
Koch, Boris P.
hdl: 10013/epic.47761

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Do oceanic emissions account for the missing source of atmospheric carbonyl sulfide? (2016)
Lennartz, Sinikka; Marandino, Christa A.; von Hobe, Marc; Cortés, Pau; Simó, Rafel; Booge, Dennis; Quack, Birgit; Ksionzek, Kerstin; Röttgers, Rüdiger; Koch, Boris; Bracher, Astrid; Krüger, Kirstin
hdl: 10013/epic.47762

Depth-dependent photodegradation of marine dissolved organic matter (2015)
Timko, Stephen A.; Maydanov, Anastasia; Pittelli, Sandra L.; Conte, Maureen H.; Cooper, William J.; Koch, Boris P.; Schmitt-Kopplin, Philippe; Gonsior, Michael
hdl: 10013/epic.46381

Analysis of the hydrographic conditions and cyst beds in the San Jorge Gulf, Argentina, that favor dinoflagellate population development including toxigenic species and their toxins (2015)
Krock, Bernd; Borel, C. Marcela; Barrera, Facundo; Tillmann, Urban; Fabro, Elena; Almandoz, Gastón O.; Ferrario, Martha E.; Garzón Cardona, John E.; Koch, Boris P.; Alonso, Cecilia; Lara, Rubén J.
hdl: 10013/epic.45060