Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Soltwedel

Contact:

Phone: +49 (0)471 4831 1775
Fax: +49 (0)471 4831 1776
E-Mail: Thomas.Soltwedel@awi.de  

Address:
Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung
HGF-MPG Brückengruppe Tiefsee-Ökologie und -Technologie
Am Handelshafen 12
27570 Bremerhaven

Scientific interests  

  • Deep-Sea ecology
  • Benthic processes
  • Biological in situ long-term experiments
  • Long-term studies in the deep Arctic Ocean  

Education and career  

  • 1977 Abitur, Gymnasium Hohenzollernring, Hamburg
  • 1977-1978 Basic military service, Schleswig
  • 1979-1986 Studies of Biology (Diploma), Uni Hamburg
  • 1987 Diploma in Biology, Uni Hamburg
  • since 1990 Collaborator in >15 national and international projects
  • 1990-1995 Research associate at IHF, Uni Hamburg
  • 1993 Graduated in Biology, Uni Hamburg
  • since 1995 Research associate at AWI, Bremerhaven
  • since  2000 Deputy head of the Deep-Sea research group at AWI
  • since 2013 Head of the deep-sea observatory HAUSGARTEN
  • since 2016 Board member of LTER-D (Long-Term Ecological Research)