People working@LOV

CONTACT : Rainer Kiko

Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, LOV
Institut de la Mer de Villefranche, IMEV
181 Chemin du Lazaret
06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer (France)
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Research scientist


Rainer Kiko

Current position :

2019-Present: Make Our Planet Great Again Laureate

Status :

Under contract

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Hosting Lab :

LOV (UMR 7093)

Keywords :

zooplankton ecology and physiology, biological pump, particulate matter flux, ocean optics, biological oceanography
2019-Present: Make Our Planet Great Again Laureate
2012-2019: Research Scientist, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany
2011 – 2012: Postdoc Fellow, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, USA

2009: PhD in Biological Oceanography, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
Current projects: Tropical Atlantic Deoxygenation: gateway dynamics, feedback mechanisms and ecosystem impacts (funded by the Make Our Planet Great Again initiative; https://makeourplanetgreatagain-cnrs.com/)TRIATLAS – South and Tropical Atlantic climate-based marine ecosystem prediction for sustainable management (funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme; https://triatlas.w.uib.no/)CUSCO – Coastal Upwelling System in a Changing Ocean: Work Package 5: Particle size distribution, export fluxes and zooplankton-particle interactions (https://www.ebus-climate-change.de/de/cusco-wp5)Zooplankton and Nekton: Gatekeepers of the Biological Pump (Frontiers Research Topic; https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/8114/zooplankton-and-nekton-gatekeepers-of-the-biological-pump)