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Upcoming thesis defence on June 18, 2021: Ballast water treatment system testing. Assessing novel treatments and validating compliance methods
Posted on:03 June 2021

Friday 18 June, upcoming thesis defence: Ballast water treatment system testing. Assessing novel treatments and validating compliance methods, C. van Slooten

ESRIG welcomes new Associate Professor | Prof. dr. ir. D. (David) Lentink
Posted on:14 April 2021

The ESRIG Institute is exciting to welcome a new member to our group. As of March 1, Prof.dr.ir. D. (David) Lentink joined our institute within the Ocean Ecosystems research group.

Massive Southern Ocean phytoplankton bloom fed by iron of possible hydrothermal origin
Posted on:23 February 2021

Primary production in the Southern Ocean (SO) is limited by iron availability. Hydrothermal vents have been identified as a potentially important source of iron to SO surface waters. Here we identify a recurring phytoplankton bloom in the high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll waters of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in the Pacific sector of the SO, that we argue is fed by iron of hydrothermal origin. In January 2014 the bloom covered an area of ~266,000 km2 with depth-integrated chlorophyll a > 300 mg m−2, primary production rates >1 g C m−2 d−1, and a mean CO2 flux of −0.38 g C m−2 d−1. The elevated iron supporting this bloom is likely of hydrothermal origin based on the recurrent position of the bloom relative to two active hydrothermal vent fields along the Australian Antarctic Ridge and the association of the elevated iron with a distinct water mass characteristic of a nonbuoyant hydrothermal vent plume.

ESRIG newsletter | February
Posted on:10 February 2021

ESRIG newsletter | November 2020

Global changes in extreme weather attributed to climate change and climate variability
Posted on:04 January 2021

Article professor Richard Bintanja in Nature Communications Earth & Environment - Global changes in extreme weather attributed to climate change and climate variability

Upcoming thesis defence on June 8, 2020: Unlocking Microalgal Treasures - Utilization of palm oil mill effluent as growth medium for the production of value-added microalgal compounds
Posted on:28 May 2020

Monday 8 June, upcoming thesis defence: Unlocking Microalgal Treasures - Utilization of palm oil mill effluent as growth medium for the production of value-added microalgal compounds, M.M. Azimatun Nur

Upcoming thesis defence on October 6, 2020: Hidden threats revealed - Potentially toxic microalga species and their associated toxins in Ambon Bay, Eastern Indonesia
Posted on:28 May 2020

Tuesday 6 October, upcoming thesis defence: Hidden threats revealed - Potentially toxic microalga species and their associated toxins in Ambon Bay, Eastern Indonesia, S. Likumahua

Research into higher efficiency wind turbine at low wind speed
Posted on:20 May 2020

Ocean Ecosystems news: Research into higher efficiency wind turbine at low wind speed

European Patent further accelerates wind energy research at the UG
Posted on:09 March 2020

Ocean Ecosystems news: European Patent further accelerates wind energy research at the UG

Minimal influence of reduced Arctic sea ice on coincident cold winters in mid-latitudes
Posted on:13 August 2019

Article honorary professor Richard Bintanja in Nature Climate Change - Minimal influence of reduced Arctic sea ice on coincident cold winters in mid-latitudes

Upcoming thesis defence on May 24, 2019: North Sea seaweeds: DIP and DIN uptake kinetics and management strategies
Posted on:09 May 2019

Friday 24 May, upcoming thesis defence: North Sea seaweeds: DIP and DIN uptake kinetics and management strategies, Alexander Lubsch

From paperclip to patent
Posted on:24 April 2019

Eize Stamhuis: From paperclip to patent

ESRIG symposium | April 18, 2019
Posted on:21 March 2019

ESRIG symposium 2019 | Farwell speech Dr. Peter Weesie.

Upcoming thesis defence on December 10, 2018: The Organic Ties of Iron, or the origin and fate of Fe-binding organic ligands
Posted on:16 November 2018

Monday 10 December, upcoming thesis defence: The Organic Ties of Iron, or the origin and fate of Fe-binding organic ligands, Hans Slagter

The impact of Arctic warming on increased rainfall
Posted on:30 October 2018

Article honorary professor Richard Bintanja in Nature Scientific Reports - The impact of Arctic warming on increased rainfall

Drier soil leads to more extreme heat waves
Posted on:20 March 2018

Article honorary professor Richard Bintanja in Nature Climate Change - Future equivalent of 2010 Russian heatwave intensified by weakening soil moisture constraints

Inaugural lecture Prof. Dr. Richard Bintanja on 6 February 2018
Posted on:15 January 2018

Inaugural lecture "Het Arctische gebied - een donkere toekomst?" Prof. Dr. Richard Bintanja on 6 February 2018

Marine life changes as a result of melting Antarctic ice
Posted on:23 November 2017

South Pole researcher is awarded PhD on Antarctica Day.

Ocean Ecosystems mini symposium: Advances in Marine Polar Sciences
Posted on:16 November 2017

Thursday 30 November, Ocean Ecosystems mini symposium: Advances in Marine Polar Sciences

Upcoming thesis defense: To diversity and beyond?
Posted on:16 November 2017

Friday 1 December, upcoming thesis defense: To diversity and beyond: Shifting Antarctic microbial communities along environmental gradients, Patrick Rozema

Upcoming thesis defense: Should I stay or should I go?
Posted on:20 April 2017

Upcoming thesis defense: Should I stay or should I go? Do geese gain health benefits by migrating to the Arctic?, Cecilia Sandström

Strong warming leads to increases in Arctic rainfall
Posted on:13 March 2017

Article honorary professor Richard Bintanja in Nature Climate Change - Towards a rain-dominated Arctic

Upcoming thesis defense: Wandering whales
Posted on:16 February 2017

Upcoming thesis defense: Wandering whales? Relationships between baleen whales and the sea ice environment in the Southern Ocean, Bas Beekmans

Book about fifty years of Dutch polar research
Posted on:01 March 2016

Book about fifty years of Dutch polar research

Inaugural lecture and mini-symposium Prof. Dr. Klaas Timmermans
Posted on:10 November 2015

Inaugural lecture and mini-symposium Prof. Dr. Klaas Timmermans on 10 November 2015

Noctiluca scintillans (sea sparkle or zeevonk)
Posted on:04 August 2015

Marine biologist Karin de Boer about the Noctiluca scintillans (sea sparkle or zeevonk)

IMAKA lecture prof.dr. Anita Buma: Effects of climate change on the polar seas
Posted on:24 March 2015

IMAKA lecture prof.dr. Anita Buma: Effects of climate change on the polar seas

New brochure master program Marine Biology
Posted on:14 January 2015

New brochure master program Marine Biology

Klaas Timmermans appointed Professor of Marine Plant Biomass
Posted on:01 September 2014

Klaas R. Timmermans has been appointed Professor of Marine Plant Biomass at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences by 1 September 2014.