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

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

Conference Item
Quantification and chemical characterization of dissolved organic sulfur (DOS) in the East Atlantic and Southern Ocean (2015)
Ksionzek, Kerstin; Lechtenfeld, Oliver J.; Koch, Boris; McCallister, S. L.
hdl: 10013/epic.45159

Conference Item
Discrimination of Biodiversity patterns among microeukaryotic plankton in arctic coastal waters (2015)
Westphal, Stephanie; Wohlrab, Sylke; Koch, Boris; Cembella, Allan; John, Uwe
hdl: 10013/epic.45753

Dynamics of dissolved organic matter in fjord ecosystems: Contributions of terrestrial dissolved organic matter in the deep layer (2015)
Yamashita, Youhei; McCallister, Shannon L.; Koch, Boris P.; Gonsior, Michael; Jaffé, Rudolf
hdl: 10013/epic.45388

Origin-specific molecular signatures of dissolved organic matter in the Lena Delta (2015)
Dubinenkov, Ivan; Flerus, Ruth; Schmitt-Kopplin, Philippe; Kattner, Gerhard; Koch, Boris
hdl: 10013/epic.45175