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Philipp Assmy

Research scientist Norwegian Polar InstituteResearch department: ecotoxicology
Work address Norwegian Polar Institute Fram Centre Tromsø 9296 Norway Work Phone: +47 77 75 05 87 Website: Google Scholar
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Research interests:

  • Phyto- and protozooplankton ecology
  • Sea ice biology
  • Ocean biogeochemistry in particular carbon and silicon cycles
  • Diatom taxonomy
  • Field experience from the Arctic Ocean and Southern Ocean.

Running national and international projects:

  • 2017-2020: Diversity, taxonomy and distribution of marine protists in a changing Arctic (TaxMArc). (RCN project), Co-PI
  • 2015-2019: InterDisciplinary study of Arctic sea ice changes and impacts for the society (ID Arctic). (grant by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Co-PI
  • 2019-2022: Ridges – Safe havens for ice-associated flora and fauna in a seasonally ice-covered Arctic Ocean (HAVOC). (RCN project), Co-PI
  • 2018-2021: Ocean-Air synoptic operations using coordinated autonomous robotic SYStems and micro underwater gliders (OASYS). (MarTERA, ERA-NET Cofund scheme of Horizon 2020 of the European Commission), Co-PI
  • 2017-2023: The Nansen Legacy (RCN project)

Completed national and international projects:

  • N-ICE2015 – Norwegian young sea ICE expedition
    2015-2018: Boom or Bust – Ice-algal and under-ice phytoplankton bloom dynamics in a changing Arctic icescape (RCN project), Main PI
  • 2014-2017: Ecosystem modelling of the Arctic Ocean around Svalbard (ArktisMod). (Fram Centre Flagship “Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean, Technology and Systems of Agreement”), Co-PI
  • 2012: Morphological and molecular identification of key phytoplankton species from the Southern Ocean. (European Community – Research Infrastructure Action under the FP7 ‘‘Capacities’’ Specific Programme ASSEMBLE (grant no. 227799)), Main PI
  • 2008-2012: Controls on and paleoceanographic utility of the valve size frequency distribution of the Southern Ocean diatom, Fragilariopsis kerguelensis (DFG project), Main PI

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