Association of Polar Early Career Scientists



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Eva Leu
The University Centre in Svalbard
  • Marine
Marine Biology
phytoplankton, ice algae, light, UV radiation, lipids, trophic interactions, ecophysiology
  • Arctic

since Oct 2010 postdoctoral researcher at UNIS (Longyearbyen, Norway) 2006-2010      postdoctoral researcher at Norwegian Polar Institute (Tromsø, Norway); main project: CLEOPATRA - Climate effects on planktonic food quality and trophic transfer in Arctic Marginal Ice Zones 2002-2006      PhD student at the University of Oslo (Norway): The effect of a changing Arctic light climate on the nutritional quality of phytoplankton 2001          Master thesis at the University of Freiburg (Germany): The effect of allelochemicals from submersed macrophytes on photosynthesis 1998-2001     Study of Biology at the University of Freiburg (Germany); main subject: Limnology, others: Plant Physiology, Biochemistry, Hydrology 1997/98       Exchange student at the University of Tromsø (Norway), Norwegian College of Fisheries 1995-1997     Study of Biology at the University of Konstanz (Germany)

  • Career Development Presentations
    Short presentations at conferences/workshops with a question/answer period.

  • One-on-One Mentoring
    Email correspondence with APECS members regarding career advice (including
    alternative careers in polar/cryospheric issues), research skills, data
    management and occasional research-specific discussions/questions.

  • Reviewing papers and posters

  • In-person meetings/conferences/seminars
  • Email Exchange
  • Arctic Frontiers
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