Institute of

Sea Fisheries

Director

Secretariat

 

Herwigstraße 31

27572 Bremerhaven

Telephone: +49 471 94460 101

Fax: +49 471 94460 199

maria-isabel.koester@thuenen.de


Dr. Wolfgang Nikolaus Probst

Dr. Wolfgang Nikolaus Probst
Address
Herwigstraße 31
27572 Bremerhaven
Phone
+49 471 94460 380
Fax
+49 471 94460 199
E-Mail
nikolaus.probst@thuenen.de

Research interests

  • Ecosystem Indicators of the MSFD (Marine Strategy Framework Directive)
  • Marine Spatial Planning

Assignments

  • MSFD - Implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework directive – Definition and validation of indicators and initial assessment
  • EU-Project: Preparatory Action on Maritime Spatial Planning in the North East Atlantic/North Sea/Channel Area (MASPNOSE)
  • Drafting of the TI-column (in German)

Educational background and employment

  • since 2009: Scientist at the Thünen-Institute of Sea Fisheries (TI), Hamburg
  • 2009 - 2010: Scientist at the TI Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock
  • 2009 - 2004: Scientist at the Limnological Institute, Universtiy of Konstanz, Konstanz
  • 1997-2004: Studies of Fisheries Sciences, Zoology and physical oceanography at the Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel.

Working Groups and Committees

Working Group - CommitteeTasks
ICES
Working Group on Biodiversity (WGBIODIV)Development and assessment of ecosystem indicators; analyses of biodiversity and ecology of fish communities in the North Sea
International committees
OSPAR, Fish - and Cephalopod Expert Group der Coordination Group of Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring (ICG-COBAM)Implementation and operationalisation of ecosystem indicators
National committees
Bund/Länder-Ausschuss Nord- und Ostsee (BLANO), AG DatenCoordination of data requirements for the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive in consultation with the Bund-Länder-partners
Bund/Länder-Ausschuss Nord- und Ostsee (BLANO), AG Erfassen, Bewerten und Maßnahmen (ErBeM)Coordination of reporting obligations and other implementation measures of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive
Bund/Länder-Ausschuss Nord- und Ostsee (BLANO), Fach-AG Fische und FischereiIntegrated assessments of fish stocks and fish communities in North and Baltic Seas; Coordination of reporting text