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

Animating the Carbon Cycle (2014)
Schmitz, Oswald J; Raymond, Peter A; Estes, James A.; Kurz, Werner A.; Holtgrieve, Gordon W.; Ritchie, Mark E.; Schindler, Daniel E.; Spivak, Amanda C.; Wilson, Rod W.; Bradford, Mark A.; Christensen, Villy; Deegan, Linda; Smetacek, Victor; Vanni, Michael
hdl: 10013/epic.43218

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

Thick-shelled, grazer-protected diatoms decouple ocean carbon and silicon cycles in the iron-limited Antarctic Circumpolar Current (2013)
Assmy, Philipp; Smetacek, Victor; Montresor, Marina; Klaas, Christine; Henjes, Joachim; Strass, Volker; Arrieta, Jesus M.; Bathmann, Ulrich V.; Berg, Gry M.; Breitbarth, Elke; Cisewski, Boris; Friedrichs, Lars; Fuchs, Nike; Herndl, Gerhard J.; Jansen, San
hdl: 10013/epic.42682