Analysis and modeling of the interactions between biotic ecosystem components and anthropogenic impacts
Processing and analysis of spatial data (biological and economical) using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Processing and interpretation of ecosystem based data
Development of spatial management scenarios for sustainable exploitation in the sense of an ecosystem based marine management
Public relations and environmental education
Educational background and employment
2015 - 2021: Scientist at the Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Research Unit: Marine Spatial Management.
2012 - 2015: PhD thesis at the Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science, University of Hamburg, in cooperation with the Thünen-Institute of Sea Fisheries, Research Unit: Marine Spatial Management. Title of PhD thesis: “Evaluation of spatial management strategies in the German Bight: How to balance sustainable use and ecosystem health?”
2009 - 2011: Master of Science in Marine Ecosystem- and Fishery Science at the Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science, University of Hamburg, in cooperation with the Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries. Title of master thesis: “Spatially explicit tools to support an ecosystem-based marine spatial planning in the German EEZ"
2011: Internship at Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Moncton, New Brunswick, Kanada. Focus: Risk Analysis based on Ecosystem-based Risk Management Frameworks of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and GIS-analysis: Risk assessment of ecological and economical data from the German EEZ