Prof. Dr. Anya Waite

Anya Waite
Division Biosciences | Polar Biological Oceanography
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Email Anya Waite
Phone +49(471)4831-2213
Fax +49(471)4831-1149
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Am Handelshafen 12,
D-27570 Bremerhaven
(Room E-2155)

Research program

PACES II 1.2: Ice sheet dynamics and mass balance
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
PACES II 2.2: Species interactions in changing and exploited coastal seas
PACES II 4.2: Channelling research data to enhanced data products
PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
PACES II 1.3: Degrading permafrost landscapes; carbon, energy and water fluxes


Research leadership for the Polar Biological Oceanography Section.

Research interests

Ocean biogeochemistry; particle dynamics; marine food webs; biophysical coupling; mesoscale dynamics; submesoscale dynamics; carbon fluxes; nitrogen uptake; nitrogen fixation

Latest Publications

The relative importance of phytoplankton aggregates and zooplankton fecal pellets to carbon export: insights from free-drifting sediment trap deployments in naturally iron-fertilised waters near the Kerguelen Plateau (2015)
Laurenceau-Cornec, E.C.; Trull, T. W.; Davies, Diana M.; Bray, Stephen G.; Doran, J.; Planchon, F.; Carlotti, F.; Jouander, M.P.; Cavagna, A.-J.; Waite, Anya; Blain, S.
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