Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

Ulrike Hanz

PhD student
Phone number
+31 (0)222 369 459
Location
Texel
Department
Ocean Systems (OCS)
Function
PhD student
Promotor
Gert-Jan Reichart

Expertise

  • Physical oceanography
  • Deep-sea biology
  • Deep-sea sponges
  • Benthic communities

CV

2016-2020 PhD “Environmental conditions influencing deep sea sponge
grounds through time”
NIOZ- Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

2014-2016 Master of Science in Agricultural Science/ Crop Science

Christian Albrechts-University Kiel

2011-2014 Master of Science in Biological Oceanography

Christian Albrechts-University Kiel /GEOMAR- Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Master thesis: “Structure of benthic communities from the Kattegat in relation to environmental drivers and historical data”

Internships/Professional Experience

August-Sept. 2017 One-week research cruise on the Martha L. Black - Canadian shelf
Sampling for the SponGES project (Lander deployment, in-situ chambers, CTD)
 
July-August 2017 Three-week research cruise on the RV G.O. Sars - Norway, North Atlantic, Barents Sea

Sampling for the SponGES project (Lander deployments, in-situ chambers, CTD, boxcores)

June-July 2016 Three-week research cruise on the RV Pelagia - Mid Atlantic Ridge, Azores

Sampling for the SponGES project (CTD, boxcores, video frame)

May 2016 One-week research cruise on the RV Pelagia - North Sea

Sediment and water sampling, lander deployment

Aug.-Oct. 2015 Two-month expedition on the RV POLARSTERN - Arctic
Benthic respiration rates, biogeochemical fluxes and sediment oxygen profiles
 
November 2013 Two-week internship Senckenberg Institute – Wilhelmshaven Department for Marine Research
Analysis of benthic samples of the North Sea

October 2012 Two-week research cruise on the RV ALKOR - Kattegat
Benthos and plankton sampling

August 2012 Two-week internship - Calvi, France
Fish ecology and aquaculture course

2013-2015 Student Employee
- Public relations work for the GAME-project “Do micro plastics harm benthic invertebrates?”
- Maintenance of an experiment for the project “Adaptation and co-evolution of fouling resistance: the drivers of algal invasion success?”
- Determination of benthic species and assistance during field work for the project " Neobiota in schleswig-holsteinischen Haefen"
- Supervision of a student excursion on the RV ALKOR and RV LITTORINA