Thorsten

Blenckner

Phd, Docent

Theme leader, Regime shifts in social-ecological systems

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Thorsten Blenckner has a strong interest in whole ecosystem processes and
multiple stressors, the complexity of for example the Baltic Sea ecosystem

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  • Dr. Thorsten Blenckner received his Ph.D. in limnology in 2001 and a docent in aquatic ecology in 2005 from Uppsala University
  • His current research is in food-web analysis and modeling of the Baltic Sea ecosystem
  • He has written several articles and co-authored a number of book chapters
    including a chapter for the Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic
    Sea basin

His current research is in food-web analysis and modeling of the Baltic Sea ecosystem. This includes identifying factors (e.g. overfishing, salinity, climate, alien species) which trigger regime shifts of the Baltic Sea ecosystem. He is also involved in the ICES Working Group on Integrated Assessments of the Baltic Sea.

He has experiences in field sampling (physical to biological parameters), quantitative experiments (large-scale mesocosm), laboratory (background lab technician), long-term statistical data analysis and ecosystem modeling (mass-balance).

Dr. Blenckner has presented his work at several international conferences and is an Associate Editor for the journal Marine and Freshwater Research. He has written several articles and co-authored a number of book chapters including a chapter for the Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea basin (Springer 2008).

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Blenckner, Thorsten

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