Torkel Gissel Nielsen
Ph.D, Research Professor
Department of Marine Ecology
National Environmental Research Institute
Phone: +45 46301200 (direct +45 46301257)
FAX: +45 46301211
E-mail: [email protected]
Currently employed as research professor in marine microbiology. Previously employed 8 years as scientist and senior scientist at Department of Marine Ecology , National Environmental Research Institute and 1,5 years as Scientist at Department of Marine and Coastal Ecology, Danish Institute for Fisheries Research. M.Sc. (1987) in brackish water Ecology Freshwater Biological Laboratory, Copenhagen University and Ph.D. (1990) in biological oceanography Marine Biological Laboratory, Copenhagen University
Biological Oceanography in Arctic, Temperate and Tropical ecosystems with special emphasis on the coupling between oceanographic regimen and the structure of the pelagic food web. Biological structure of food webs associated with interfaces e.g. pycnocline or ice- water interfaces.
5 most recent publications
Rysgaard, S, Nielsen T.G, B.W. Hansen (1999) Seasonal variation in nutrients, pelagic primary production and grazing in a high- arctic coastal marine ecosystem, Young Sound ;North Eastern Greenland. Mar. Ecol. Prog Ser.
Pesant, S., L. Legendre L., Gosselin, M., Bjørnsen, P.K., Fortier L., Michaaud,J. T.G. Nielsen (2000). Pathways of carbon cycling in marine surface water: the fate of small sized phytoplankton in the Northeast Water Polynya. J. Plank. Res. 22(4): 779-801
Levinsen, H., Nielsen T.G., Hansen B.W. ( 2000) Annual Succession of marine protozoans in the artic with emphasis on winter dynamics. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser 206: 119-134
Levinsen, H., Turner, J.T., Nielsen T.G., B.W.Hansen (2000 ) On the trophic coupling between protists and copepods in Arctic marine Ecosystems.- Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser: 204:65-77
Møller E.F, Nielsen T.G. (2000) . Plankton community structure and carbon cycling off the Wester coast of Greenland, with emphasis on sources of DOM for the bacterial community Aquat. Microbial. Ecol. 22: 13-25.