Schleusenstrasse 1 26382 Wilhelmshaven

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Nils H. Hintz

Research Focus

My research is focused at phytoplankton ecological responses to their light environment. I am especially interested in the effects of variable light intensity and color. Therefore, I am combining laboratory, mesocosm and field experiments with light simulation and manipulation.


Plankton Dynamics - Diversity - Photosynthesis - Light Intensity and Spectrum - Fluctuations - Mesocosms


Phytoplankton response to fluctuating light intensity and spectrum. DFG (German Research Foundation) funded project.

Short CV

M.S., Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Oldenburg, 2018

B.S., Biotechnology/Bioinformatics, University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer, 2016

B.S. ord., Forensic Toxicology, Athlone Institute of Technology, 2015

(Stand: 09.06.2021)