Prof. Dr. Hans-Otto Poertner
senior scientist, section head
Research interests include the effects of climate warming, ocean acidification, and hypoxia on marine animals and ecosystems with a focus on the links between ecological, physiological, biochemical and molecular mechanisms limiting tolerance and shaping biogeography and ecosystem functioning.
PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
PACES II 1.6: Large scale variability and change in polar benthic biota and ecosystem functions