Michael Stachowitsch

 

   

 

Research Interests 

     Benthic ecology / hypoxia, anoxia, eutrophication / habitat degradation /

     marine debris / sea turtle ecology / coral reef ecology  

 

    Austrian representative to the International Whaling Commission

    Book review editor: Journal “Marine Ecology” (Wiley/Blackwell)

   

Habilitation University of Vienna (2008) The Northern Adriatic Sea:

        Lessons in marine ecology from a “dead zone”.

    Ph.D. (zoology), University of Vienna (Austria) 1980.

    B.Sc. (biology/chemistry), University of Pittsburgh (USA) 1973

 

Current teaching

   “Introduction to marine pollution”, "Conservation of sea turtles in Turkey”,

   “Management of endangered species”, “Writers’ workshop for biologists”.   

 

Publications:

    ca. 50 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.

    Most recent: Co-author of 6 papers in Special Issue of Biogeosciences

    “Coastal hypoxia and anoxia: a multi-tiered, holistic approach”.

                 Book: The Invertebrates: an illustrated glossary (Wiley, 1992),

 

Links: Expanded CV/selected publications/anoxia project: www.marine-hypoxia.com

            Sea turtle conservation: www.seaturtlecourse.jimdo.com

            Current FWF project: www.univie.ac.at/HistoricalEcology