Dipl.-Biol. Iris Schaub

Research Interests

  • Phosphorus cycle in marine, brackish, limnic and terrestrial ecosystems
  • Biological soil crusts
  • Impacts of climate change on benthic organisms and communities
  • Ecophysiology
  • Diatoms

Publications

Romoth, K., Gosch, L., Schade, H., Schaub I., Janssen, M., Jurasinski, G., Schubert, H., Heiligensee and Hütelmoor – a coastal peatland in transition, IUCN (in review)

Schaub, I., Wagner, H., Graeve, M, Karsten, U. (2017) Effects of prolonged darkness and temperature on the lipid metabolism in the benthic diatom Navicula perminuta from the Arctic Adventfjorden, Svalbard, Polar Biology, DOI: 10.1007/s00300-016-2067-y

Karsten, U., Schaub, I., Woelfel, J., Sevilgen, D.S., Schlie, C., Becker, B., Wulff, A., Graeve, M., Wagner, H. (2015) Living on cold substrata – new insights and approaches to study microphytobenthos ecophysiology and ecology in Kongsfjorden, Advances in Polar Ecology, Springer (H. Hop & C. Wiencke, eds.) (in press)

Stachura-Suchoples, K., Enke, N., Schlie, C., Schaub, I., Jahn, R., Karsten, U. (2015) Contribution towards a morphological and molecular taxonomic reference library of benthic marine diatoms from two Arctic fjords on Svalbard (Norway), Polar Biology DOI: 10.1007/s00300-015-1683-2

Wölfel, J., Schokneckt, A., Schaub, I., Enke, N., Schumann, R., Karsten, U. (2014) Growth and photosynthesis characteristics of three benthic diatoms from the brackish southern Baltic Sea in relation to varying environmental conditions, Phycologia 53:639-651, DOI: 10.2216/14-019.1

Pansch, C., Schaub, I., Havenhand, J.N., Wahl, M. (2014) Habitat traits and food availability determine the response of marine invertebrates to ocean acidification, Global Change Biology 20:765-777, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12478

Profile

Work experience      
Since 2015 Research assistant Phosphatases – Development of new quantitative assays along terrestrial-aquatic gradients (in the framework of the ScienceCampus Phosphorus Research Rostock, founded by Leibniz) Applied ecology & phycology, University of Rostock
2013-2015 Research assistant "Dark survival strategies of benthic diatoms from polar waters (founded by DFG) lipid metabolism during darkness"
2011-2012 Student assistant Diverse projects: stress experiments with brown algae (ocean acidification, temperature, predation) Benthic ecology and Marine biogeochemistry, GEOMAR, Kiel
2010 & 2011 Student assistant Different research cruises on the baltic sea IOW and Thünen Institute, Rostock
Education      
Since 2015 Doctoral Thesis Phosphatases – Development of new quantitative assays along terrestrial-aquatic gradients (in the framework of the ScienceCampus Phosphorus Research Rostock, founded by Leibniz) Applied ecology & phycology, University of Rostock
2012 Diplom Thesis Interactive influence of ocean acidification and food availability on the barnacle Amphibalanus improvisus Marine biology, University of Rostock and GEOMAR, Kiel
2008-2011 Studies Biology (German Diploma) Main subject: marine biology Minor subjects: zoology, ichthyology and marine chemistry University of Rostock
2006-2008 Studies Biology (German Prediploma) University of Karlsruhe

Contact Details

Iris Schaub
University of Rostock
Institute for Biological Sciences
Applied Ecology and Phycology
Albert-Einstein-Str. 21
D-18059 Rostock
Germany
Phone +49 381 498 6100
Fax. +49 381 498 6072
iris.schaub(at)uni-rostock.de

Iris Schaub

Probenahme an der Ostsee

Sampling at the Baltic Sea
Biological soil crusts from a coastal sand dune (western Baltic Sea) dominated by cyanobacteria and green algae