Patrick Monien

University of Oldenburg
Institute for Chemistry and Biology
of the Marine Environment (ICBM)
Microbiogeochemistry
26111 Oldenburg
Germany


E-Mail: monien[at]icbm.de
Tel.: +49 - 441 - 798 - 2534

Curriculum vitae
Research Interests
Current Projects
Publications
Conference Abstracts

Curriculum vitae

2004-2008

Studies of Marine Environmental Science (Diplom) at the University of Oldenburg
Majors and minors: Geochemistry, Marine Biology, Environmental Modelling, Ecology, Marine Physics and Environmental Sciences
Diploma thesis "A geochemical comparison of Holocene sediments from Maxwell Bay and Potter Cove off King George Island (Antarctic Peninsula)" under the supervision of Prof. Dr. H.-J. Brumsack

since 2009

Ph.D. student at the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, University of Oldenburg, Germany

Research Interests

- Rapid recent climate change at the western Antarctic Peninsula
- Inorganic geochemistry of Holocene sediments from the Polar regions
- Radiolead dating


Current Projects

- "Impact of climate induced glacial melting on marine coastal systems in the WAP region" (IMCOAST)


Publications

Husmann, G., Abele, D., Kriews, M., Monien, P., Philipp, E.E.R. (in press) The influence of sedimentation on metal accumulation and cellular oxidative stress maerkers in the Antarctic bivalve Laternula elliptica, Estuar Coast Shelf Sci.

Watcham, E.P., Bentley, M.J., Hodgson, D.A., Roberts, S.J., Fretwell, P.T., Lloyd, J.M., Larter, R.D., Whitehouse, P.L., Leng, M.J., Monien, P., Moreton, S.G. (2011) A new relative sea level curve for the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, Quaternary Science Reviews, 30, 3152-3170.  

Monien, P., Brumsack, H.-J., Schnetger, B., Hass, H.C., Kuhn G. (2011) A geochemical record of Late Holocene paleoenvironmental changes at King George Island (maritime Antarctica), Antarctic Science, 23(3), 255-267.  

Hass, H.C., Kuhn, G., Monien, P., Brumsack, H.-J., Forwick, M. (2010) Climate fluctuations during the past two millennia as recorded in sediments from Maxwell Bay, South Shetland Islands, West Antarctica. In: Howe, J., Austin, W.E.N., Paetzel, M. and Forwick, M. (eds): Fjordic Depositional Systems and Archives, Geological Society of London Spec. Publ. 344.  

Poigner, H., Badewien, T., Suckow, B., Monien, P. (2009) Stickstoff und Phosphoreleminierung von Bodenfiltern - Vergleichende Untersuchung eines Horizontal- und eines Vertikalfiltersystems in Niedersachsen außerhalb der Vegetationsperiode. GWF - Wasser/Abwasser, Nr. 10/2009.


Conference Abstracts

2012

Abele, D., Quartino, L., Falk, U., Schloss, I., Monien, D., Bers, V., Piquet, A., Sahade, R., Dominguez, C., Wasilowska, A., Braun, M., Hass, C., Torre, L., Monien, P., Hernando, M. (2012) ESF-IMCOAST: an integrated multi-disciplinary study of coastal climate change effects in Western Antarctica. SCAR Open Science Conference 2012, Portland, United States.

Roberts, S. Hodgson, D., Watcham, E., Bentley, M., Monien, P., Brumsack, H.-J., Pearson, E., Juggins, S., Taylor, L., Manograsso Czalbowski, T., del Valle, R. (2012) Reconstructing past environmental & relative sea level change on the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, from lake sediment and terrestrial records (2012). UK Antarctic Science Conference, Cambridge, UK Poster).

Poigner, H., Monien, D., Monien, P., Kriews, M., Brumsack, H.-J., Wilhelms-Dick, D., Abele, D. (2012) Element ratios between digestive gland and gill tissues of the Antarctic bivalve Laternula elliptica as a proxy for element uptake from different environmental sources. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria.

Poigner, H., Monien, P., Monien, D., Brumsack, H.-J., Wilhelms-Dick, D., Abele, D. (2012) Redox conditions in coastal sediments as a controlling factor of iron assimilation in the Antarctic bivalve Laternula elliptica. IMCOAST Workshop 2012, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Roberts, S., Hodgson, D., Watcham, E., Monien, P., Brumsack, H.-J., Pearson, E., Juggins, S., Taylor, L., Manograsso Czalbowski, T., del Valle, R. (2012) Reconstructing past environmental & relative sea level change on the South Shetland Islands from lake sediment and terrestrial records. IMCOAST Workshop 2012, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Vázquez, S.C., Mac Cormack, W.P., Monien, P., Jürgens, J., Helmke, E. (2012) Response of bacterial soil communities to a small oil-spill at the Argentine base Jubany on King George Island (Antarctic). Int. Conference on Contaminants in Freezing Ground, Obergurgl, Austria (Poster).

Vázquez, S.C., Jürgens, J., Monien, P., Minetti, R.P., Mac Cormack, W.P., Helmke, E. (2012) Response of bacterial soil communities to a small diesel-spill at the Argentine station Carlini on King George Island (Antarctic). 14th Int. Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME), Copenhagen, Denmark (Poster).

2011

Monien, P., Watcham, E.P., Roberts, S.J., Loftfield, J., Hodgson, D., Bentley, M.J., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2011) A 9000-year history of climate change as recorded by ornithogenic lake sediments at Ardley Island (maritime Antarctica). INQUA 2011, Bern, Switzerland (Poster).

Monien, P., Roberts, S.J., Loftfield, J., Watcham, E.P., Hodgson, D., Bentley, M.J., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2011) Penguin droppings vs. magmatic rocks: Evidence of Holocene climate variability as recorded by lake sediment geochemistry at Ardley Island (maritime Antarctic Peninsula). ISAES 2011, Edinburgh, UK.

Watcham, E.P., Bentley, M.J., Hodgson, D., Monien, P., Fretwell, P., Lloyd, J., Larter, R. (2011) A new relative sea level curve for the South Shetland Islands. ISAES 2011, Edinburgh, UK.

Roberts, S.J., Hodgson, D., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Bentley, M.J., Watcham, E.P., Pearson, E.P., Monien, P., McCulloch, R.D. & University of Ghent project members (2011) Reconstructing Holocene climate change across the Polar Frontal Zone. ISAES 2011, Edinburgh, UK (Poster).

2010

Monien, P., Loftfield, J., Roberts, S.J., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2010) Holocene paleoenvironmental changes at King George Island (maritime Antarctica) as recorded by lake sediment geochemistry. IMCOAST Workshop 2010, Cordoba, Argentina.

Hass, H.C., Kuhn, G., Monien, P., Wittenberg, N., Wölfl, A. (2010) Periods of stronger and weaker meltwater discharge into Maxwell Bay (King George Island, Antarctica) during the past two Millenia. IMCOAST Workshop 2010, Cordoba, Argentina.

Kuhn, G., Wittenberg, N., Monien, P., Hass, H.C. (2010) Sedimentary and geochemical cycles in the Maxwell Bay cores. IMCOAST Workshop 2010, Cordoba, Argentina.

Abele, D., Braun, M., Dominguez, C., Monien, P., Wasiłowska, A., Tatur, A., Schloss, I., Hernando, M., Quartino, L., Torre, L., Sahade, R., Philipp, E., et al. (2010) Rapid climate related change at King-George Island: an interdisciplinary approach to coastal systems change. SCAR Open Science Conference 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Hass, H.C., Kuhn, G., Monien, P., Brumsack, H.-J. (2010) Late Holocene sedimentation processes in Maxwell Bay, King George Island, Antarctica. SCAR Open Science Conference 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Poster).

Monien, P., Schnetger, B., Hass, H.C., Kuhn, G., Brumsack, H.-J. (2010) Geochemical characterization of Maxwell Bay sediments – evidence for late Holocene climate variability at King George Island, maritime Antarctica. SCAR Open Science Conference 2010, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Poster).

2009

Hass, H.C., Kuhn, G.,  Monien, P., Brumsack, H.-J. (2009) Late Holocene climate dynamics: A high-resolution sediment core from Maxwell Bay, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. American Geoscience Union, Fall Meeting 2009, San Francisco, USA (Poster).

Monien, P., Hass, H.C., Kuhn, G., Brumsack, H.-J. (2009) Late Holocene climate variability at the Western Antarctic Peninsula as evidenced by geochemical proxies from coastal sediments. Workshop on the response of marine and terrestrial biota along the Western Antarctic Peninsula to climate change and the global context of the observed change, Madralin, Poland (Poster).