Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research
Phone number
+31 (0)222 369 504
Guest researcher
Universiteit Utrecht
Jaap Sinninghe Damste

Sigrid van Grinsven

Guest researcher


Project: Characterize the role of methane-cycling microorganisms in marine and lake systems, combining a biogeochemical and microbial approach.

Part of the Soenghen Institute of Anaerobic Microbiology.

Research interests:

  • Marine & lacustrine biogeochemistry
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Abiotic-biotic interactions


March 2017 - Black Sea cruise 64PE418, R/V Pelagia
Feb 2017 - Fieldwork campaign Lacamas Lake, WA USA, 'mixed winter'
Sept 2016 - Fieldwork campaign Lacamas Lake, WA USA,  'summer stratification'
May 2016 - Baltic Sea cruise 64PE410, R/V Pelagia

ResearchGate Sigrid van Grinsven


Reed, D. C., Deemer, B. R., van Grinsven, S., & Harrison, J. A. Are elusive anaerobic pathways key methane sinks in eutrophic lakes and reservoirs?. Biogeochemistry, 1-11.

Lacamas Lake, WA USA




Linked blogs

Wednesday 29 March 2017
NIOZ@Sea: Black Sea cruise
This edition of NIOZ@Sea is a series of blogs from the Black Sea cruise of our scientists on board research vessel Pelagia. The Black Sea is the largest permanently stratified sea in the world. This is ideal to study the structure of microbial…

NIOZ publications