Prof. Dr. Victor Smetacek

Division Biosciences | Polar Biological Oceanography
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Email Victor Smetacek
Phone +49(471)4831-1440
Fax +49(471)4831-1149
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Am Handelshafen 12,
D-27570 Bremerhaven
(Room E-2175)


Head of Department Pelgaic Ecosystems

Research interests

Ecology and evolution of phyto-, protozoo-, and metazooplankton; Biogeochemical processes and vertical particle flux; Form and function of plankton; Biology of diatoms; Harmful algal blooms

Latest Publications

Response of the protozooplankton assemblage during the European Iron Fertilization Experiment (EIFEX) in the Antarctic circumpolar current (2014)
Assmy, Philipp; Cisewski, Boris; Henjes, Joachim; Klaas, Christine; Montresor, Marina; Smetacek, Victor
hdl: 10013/epic.44155

Cell death and aggregate formation in the giant diatom Coscinodiscus wailesii (Gran & Angst, 1931) (2014)
Armbrecht, Linda H.; Smetacek, Victor; Assmy, Philipp; Klaas, Christine
hdl: 10013/epic.42958

Green and golden seaweed tides on the rise (2013)
Smetacek, Victor; Zingone, Adriana
hdl: 10013/epic.43217

Iron fertilization enhanced net community production but not downward particle flux during the Southern Ocean iron fertilization experiment LOHAFEX (2013)
Martin, Patrick; Rutgers v. d. Loeff, Michiel; Cassar, Nicolas; Vandromme, Pieter; d'Ovidio, Francesco; Stemman, Lars; Rengarajan, R.; Soares, Melena; Gonzalez, Humberto. E.; Ebersbach, Friederike; Lampitt, Richard; Sanders, Richard; Barnett, Bruce; Smeta
hdl: 10013/epic.42348

Deep carbon export from a Southern Ocean iron-fertilized diatom bloom. (2012)
Smetacek, Victor; Klaas, Christine; Strass, Volker; Assmy, Philipp; Montresor, Marina; Cisewski, Boris; Savoye, Nicolas; Webb, Adrian; d'Ovidio, Francesco; Arrieta, Jesus M.; Bathmann, Ulrich; Bellerby, Richard; Berg, Gry M.; Croot, Peter L.; Gonzalez, Sa
hdl: 10013/epic.40646