Privat-Dozent Dr. habil.
EUCC - The Coastal Union Germany
implementation of EU-directives
1984 Pre-diploma in Geography and Economics, University of Kiel
1988 Diploma in Geography, Soil Science and Chemistry, University of Kiel
1991 PhD in Physical Geography with Soil Science and Chemistry at the University of Kiel
1998 Habilitation at the University of Kiel (postdoctoral lecture qualification)
1991-1995 Scientist and head of the sub-project ‘hydrochemistry’ at the Ecosystem Research Centre and the Centre of Ecology of the University of Kiel
1996 Senior scientist at the Institute of Hydrobiology and Fisheries of the University of Hamburg, Germany
1997-1999 Guest scientist at the Pirkanmaa Regional Environment Centre in Tampere, Finland (Humboldt fund of the Finnish Academy of Sciences and DFG-Research fellowship)
Since 1999 Senior Scientist and head of the group “Coastal Research and Management” at the Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research in Warnemünde
Docent at Kiel University. Lecturer at St. Petersburg State University, Russia (since 2005) and the University of the Algarve, Faro, Portugal (2006).
Lecturer at Rostock University (since 2002) and responsible for distance learning courses as well as development of several online modules.