Dr. Marcel Nicolaus

Sea Ice Physicist

Marcel Nicolaus
Division Climate Sciences | Sea Ice Physics
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Email Marcel Nicolaus
Phone +49(471)4831-2905
Fax +49(471)4831-1149
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Bussestr. 27,
D-27570 Bremerhaven
(Room ZMFE-Altbau-EA12)
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Research program

PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
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


Observational programs of Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice,

Interdisciplinary Sea-Ice Group

Research interests

Physical Properties of Sea Ice, Snow on Sea Ice, Autonomous (Buoy) Observations, Interdisciplinary Sea-Ice Studies, Sea Ice Mass and Energy Balance,

Latest Publications

Conference Item
Influence of ice thickness and surface properties on light transmission through Arctic sea ice (2015)
Katlein, Christian; Nicolaus, Marcel; Jakuba, Mike; Suman, Stefano; Elliott, Stephen; Whitcomb, Louis L.; McFarland, Christopher; Perovich, Donald K.; Gerdes, Rüdiger; Boetius, Antje; German, Chris
hdl: 10013/epic.45378

The impact of early-summer snow properties on Antarctic landfast sea-ice X-band backscatter (2015)
Paul, Stephan; Willmes, Sascha; Hoppmann, Mario; Hunkeler, Priska; Wesche, Christine; Nicolaus, Marcel; Heinemann, Günther; Timmermann, Ralph
hdl: 10013/epic.45622

Conference Item
Distribution of algal aggregates under summer sea ice in the Central Arctic (2015)
Katlein, Christian; Fernandez Mendez, Mar; Wenzhöfer, Frank; Nicolaus, Marcel
hdl: 10013/epic.45024

Ice platelets below Weddell Sea landfast sea ice (2015)
Hoppmann, Mario; Nicolaus, Marcel; Paul, Stephan; Hunkeler, Priska A.; Heinemann, Günther; Willmes, Sascha; Timmermann, Ralph; Boebel, Olaf; Schmidt, Thomas; Kühnel, Meike; König-Langlo, Gert; Gerdes, Rüdiger
hdl: 10013/epic.44916

Shallow methylmercury production in the marginal sea ice zone of the central Arctic Ocean (2015)
Heimbürger, Lars-Eric; Sonke, Jeroen E.; Cossa, Daniel; Point, David; Lagane, Christelle; Laffont, Laure; Galfond, Benjamin T.; Nicolaus, Marcel; Rabe, Benjamin; Rutgers v. d. Loeff, Michiel
hdl: 10013/epic.45583