Vanessa Tirpitz, Ph.D. student
Department of Animal Ecology & Systematics
Justus Liebig University
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32 IFZ
Phone: +49 (0) 641 99-35728
Fax: +49 (0) 641 99-35709
Effects of microdebris on tropical coral reefs
Absorption of microdebris in reef-building corals
- since 2020: Ph.D. student at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
- 2018-2020: Master student (MSc Biology with focus on ecology, evolution and nature conservation), Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany;
Master thesis: “Effects of different mixtures of microdebris on the hermatypic corals Stylophora pistillata and Pocillopora verrucosa”
2017-2018: Master student (MSc Integrative Zoology, with focus on morphology & systematic, behavioral & neurobiology), University of Rostock, Germany
- 2014-2017: Bachelor student (BSc Biology with focus on botany, animal ecology and zoology)
Bachelor thesis: “Influence of different spectra of plasma induction lamps on the photosynthetic activity of the zooxanthellae of Acropora spp.”
Tirpitz, V.; Reichert, J.; Ziegler, M. & Wilke, T. (2020): The absorption of microdebris in reef-building corals. ICMS International Conference on Marine Science: tropical ocean for the future 2020, Colombia online, Poster.
- Tirpitz, V.; Rades, M.; Reichert, J.; Schubert, P. & Wilke, T. (2019): Beyond single polymers: The effects of microdebris on reef-building corals. ICYMARE International Conference for YOUNG Marine Researchers 2019, Bremen, Poster.