Dr. Klaus Heinrich Vanselow

Physicist (Dipl.)

Hafentörn 1, 25761 Büsum
Phone: +49 4834 604-221
Telefax: +49 4834 604-299
vanselow@ftz-west.uni-kiel.de

Curriculum Vitae

1980-1986 :

Study of physics at Kiel University finished with diploma (Dipl.-Phys.). Minor fields of study: chemistry until intermediate diploma and physiology until diploma.
Diploma thesis 'Analysis of chlorophyll fluorescence by noisy light', produced in the biophysics group of Prof. Dr. Ulf-Peter Hansen.

1987-1988 :

Scholarship for promoting the scientific and artistic offspring of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein.

1988-1989 :

Scientist at the Institute of Applied Physics of Kiel University in the working group biophysics of Prof. Dr. Ulf-Peter Hansen. Completing the doctoral studies at Kiel University in June 1989. Minor field of study in astronomy.
Doctoral thesis: 'Linear analysis of photosynthesis and cell membrane transport by stochastic light signals'.

Since 1990 :

Scientist at the FTZ, head of working group Applied Physics / Marine Technology.

Activities

  • Development of measurement technologies for coastal research

  • Biotechnological and physiological research e.g. for aquaculture

  • Evaluation of coherences as between e.g. oscillations of physical parameters, anomalies, solar activity, and animal behavior 

  • Aspects of renewable energies in coastal areas

  • Photographic documentation (e.g. photos at: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10)

Publications

46) Vanselow, K.H., Jacobsen, S., Hall, C. and S. Garthe (2017) Solar storms may trigger sperm whale strandings: explanation approaches for multiple strandings in the North Sea in 2016. International Journal of Astrobiology 1-9. Abstract  Paper doi:10.1017/S147355041700026X

45) Stiller, K.T., Vanselow, K.H., Moran, D., Riesen, G, Koppe, W., Dietz, C. and C. Schulz (2017) The effect of diet, temperature and intermittent low oxygen on the protein metabolism of rainbow trout. British Journal of Nutrition 117: 784-795. Abstract doi:10.1017/S0007114517000472

44) Stiller, K.T., Vanselow, K.H., Moran, D., Bojens, G., Voigt, W., Meyer, S. and C. Schulz (2015): The effect of carbon dioxide on growth and metabolism in juvenile turbot Scophthalmus maximus L.. Aquaculture 444: 143-150. Abstract doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2015.04.001

43) Stiller, K.T., Moran, D., Vanselow, K.H., Marxen, K., Wuertz, S. and C. Schulz (2014): A novel recirculating aquaculture respirometer system (RARS) for online detection of metabolites and gassing trials under culture-like conditions. Aquacultural Engineering Society NEWS 16 (4): 2-3 and 10. Newsletter Link

42) Stiller, K.T., Moran, D., Vanselow, K.H., Marxen, K., Wuertz, S. and C. Schulz (2013) A novel respirometer for online detection of metabolites in aquaculture research: evaluation and first applications. Aquacultural Engineering 55: 23-31. Abstract  doi:10.1016/j.aquaeng.2013.01.004

41) Ricklefs, K. and K.H. Vanselow (2012) Analysis of temperature variability and determination of apparent thermal diffusivity in sandy intertidal sediments at the German North Sea Coast. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 108: 7-15. Abstract  doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.09.015

40) Vanselow, K.H. (2011) Renewable energies from the sea. In: Warnsignal Klima: Die Meere - Aenderungen und Risiken. Eds.: Lozán, J.L., Graßl, H., Karbe, L., Reise, K., Buchreihe Warnsignale, Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen, Hamburg, 277-281. Link  Paper

39) Barz, M., Beimgraben, C., Staller, T., Germer, F., Opitz, F., Marquardt, C., Schwarz, C., Gutekunst, K., Vanselow, K.H., Schmitz, R., LaRoche, J., Schulz, R. and J. Appel (2010) Distribution analysis of hydrogenases in surface waters of marine and freshwater environments. PLoS ONE 5 (11): e13846, 1-17. Abstract  Paper  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013846

38) Hoffmann, M., Marxen, K., Schulz, R. and K.H. Vanselow (2010) TFA and EPA productivities of Nannochloropsis salina influenced by temperature and nitrate stimuli in turbidostatic controlled experiments. Marine Drugs 8 (9): 2526-2545. Abstract  Paper  doi:10.3390/md8092526

37) Marxen, K., Vanselow, K.H., Hintze, R., Lippemeier, S., Ruser, A., Egge, B., Colijn, F. and U.-P. Hansen (2010) Comparison of two different modes of UV-B irradiation on synthesis of some cellular substances in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. Journal of Applied Phycology 22 (6): 677-690. Abstract  doi:10.1007/s10811-010-9507-9

36) Vanselow K.H., Ricklefs, K. and F. Colijn (2009) Solar driven geomagnetic anomalies and sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) strandings around the North Sea: an analysis of long term datasets. The Open Marine Biology Journal 3: 89-94. Abstract  Paper  doi:10.2174/1874450800903010089 (see more links)

35) Vanselow, K.H., Ricklefs, K. and K.-W. Gurgel (2008) Current fields in the German Bight. In: Observing the Coastal Sea – An Atlas of Advanced Monitoring Techniques. Eds.: Doerffer, R., Colijn, F., van Beusekom, J., LOICZ Reports and Studies 33: 24-25. Link  Paper

34) Marxen, K., Vanselow, K.H., Lippemeier, S., Hintze, R., Ruser, A. and U.-P. Hansen (2007) Determination of DPPH radical oxidation caused by methanolic extracts of some microalgal species by linear regression analysis of spectrophotometric measurements. Sensors 7 (10): 2080-2095. Abstract  Paper  doi:10.3390/s7102080

33) Vanselow, K.H. und K. Ricklefs (2006) Flurgespraeche mit weltweitem Echo. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Meeresforschung 3/06: 16-17. Link  Paper (see more links)

32) Ricklefs, K. und K.H. Vanselow (2006) Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft ruecken zusammen – das Nordsee-Monitoring-Projekt. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Meeresforschung 3/06: 14-15. Link  Paper

31) Vanselow, K.H. and K. Ricklefs (2005) Are solar activity and sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus strandings around the North Sea related? Journal of Sea Research 53 (4): 319-327. Abstract  Paper  doi:10.1016/j.seares.2004.07.006 (see more links)

30) Marxen, K., Vanselow, K.H., Lippemeier, S., Hintze, R., Ruser, A. and U.-P. Hansen (2005) A photobioreactor system for computer controlled cultivation of microalgae. Journal of Applied Phycology 17 (6): 535-549. Abstract  doi:10.1007/s10811-005-9004-8

29) Vanselow, K.H. and A. Ruser (2002) Possibilities of marine algae group detection tested in the German “Blue Box Project”. The Hydrographic Society Special Publication 46 and 47: 192-206. Paper

28) Ruser, A. and K.H. Vanselow (2002) Automatisierte Algengruppenerkennung für die „Blue Box“. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Meeresforschung 4/01: 26-27. Link

27) Lippemeier, S., Hintze, R., Vanselow, K.H., Hartig, P. and F. Colijn (2001) In-line recording of PAM fluorescence of phytoplankton cultures as a new tool for studying effects of fluctuating nutrient supply on photosynthesis. European Journal of Phycology 36 (1): 89-100. Abstract  Paper  doi:10.1017/S0967026201003031

26) Vanselow, K. (2000) Algen als Biodetektoren. life science Technologien - Supplement von LaborPraxis, PROCESS und UmweltMagazin 2 (2000): 32-33.

25) Colijn, F., Ruser, A. and K. Vanselow (2000) Ocean and sea observation: which developments and instruments/sensors are needed for on-line data retrieval? Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft 94, 2000, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 85-90.

24) Koske, P., Schmidt, N.P., Voigt, W. und K. Vanselow (1999) Projekt „NESTOR“ - Entwicklung und Einsatz eines Tiefsee-Neutrino-Teleskops. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Meeresforschung 1/99: 12-14. Link

23) Ruser, A., Popp, P., Kolbowski, J., Reckermann, M., Feuerpfeil, P, Egge, B., Reineke, C. and K.H. Vanselow (1999) Comparison of chlorophyll-fluorescence-based measuring systems for the detection of algal groups and the determination of chlorophyll-a concentrations. Berichte Forsch. u. Technologiezentrum Westkueste d. Univ. Kiel 19: 27-38. Paper

22) Hintze, R., Popp, P., Reckermann, M., Ruser, A., Köhler, J., Ockenfeld, K. and K.H. Vanselow (1999) Experiments for continuous chlorophyll fluorescence measurements in a mesocosm. Berichte Forsch. u. Technologiezentrum Westkueste d. Univ. Kiel 19: 11-25. Paper

21) Hartig, P. and K.H. Vanselow (1999) General conclusions and recommendations of the 2nd Pri-Pro-Workshop 1998 at Buesum. Berichte Forsch. u. Technologiezentrum Westkueste d. Univ. Kiel 19: 89-91. Paper

20) Ruser, A. und K.H. Vanselow (1999) Automatische Algengruppenerkennung mit fluorometrischen Meßmethoden. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fuer Meeresforschung 3/99: 14-15. Link  Paper

19) Vanselow, K.H. (1998) In vivo - Algen als Biosensoren. In: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Verlagsbeilage Biotechnologie vom 13.10.1998, Nr. 237, S. B5. Paper

18) Sonnenschmidt, D. and K.H. Vanselow (1997) Measurement of water flow and ambient media by analysis of short temperature steps. In: Proceedings of the International Seminar Low Temperature Thermometry and Dynamic Temperature Measurement of the IMEKO TC12. Ed.: A. Szmyrka-Grzebyk. Wroclaw, Poland. p. V1-V6.

17) Vanselow, K.H., Hintze, R., Hartig, P. and F. Colijn (1997) The 1-Hz fluorometer: A unit to measure algal photosynthetic activity in relation to total fluorescent material. Berichte aus dem Zentrum fuer Meeres- und Klimaforschung, Hamburg. Reihe Z, 2: 245-252.

16) Vanselow, K.H., Hintze, R., Hartig, P. and F. Colijn (1997) Comparison of different fluorometers (PAM-, 1Hz-, BackScat- and Turner-) measuring either the chlorophyll concentration or the photosynthetic activity. German Journal of Hydrography / Ocean Dynamics 49 (2/3): 375-384. Abstract  doi:10.1007/BF02764046

15) Sonnenschmidt, D. and Vanselow, K.H. (1996) Measurement of water flow velocity by analysis of short temperature steps. Measurement Science and Technology 7 (10): 1536-1539. Abstract  doi:10.1088/0957-0233/7/10/023

14) Vanselow, K.H. (1996) Algen als Biosensoren. Magazin der Technologiestiftung Schleswig-Holstein - Technologie Dialog 24: 20.

13) Moldaenke, C., Vanselow, K.H. and U.-P. Hansen (1995) The 1-Hz fluorometer: A new approach to fast and sensitive long-term studies of active chlorophyll and environmental influences. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen / Helgoland Marine Research 49 (1-4): 785-796. Abstract Paper  doi:10.1007/BF02368401

12) Vanselow, K.H. (1993) The Effect of N-nutrients on the Acceptor Pool of PS I and Thylakoid Energization as Measured by Chlorophyll Fluorescence of Dunaliella salina. Journal of Experimental Botany 44 (265): 1331-1340. Abstract  doi:10.1093/jxb/44.8.1331

11) Vanselow, K.H., Hansen, U.-P., Ruesch, B. und C. Moldaenke (1992) Anwendung von Rauschanalyse und Doppelkorrelator in der Oeko-Technik. In: 7. Symposium Maritime Elektronik. Eds.: Albrecht, H., und O. Wild, Universitaetsdruckerei Rostock 39/92: 44-47.

10) Koske, P., Vanselow, K.H. and B. Ruesch (1992) Annual variations in the concentrations of selected nutrients in the wadden sea near Buesum. In: Present and Future Conservation of the Wadden Sea, Eds.: Dankers, N., Smit, C.S., Scholl, M., Netherlands Institute for Sea Research Publication Series 20: 263-265. Abstract

9) Vanselow, K.H. (1989) Lineare Analyse von Photosynthese und Zellmembrantransport mit stochastischen Lichtsignalen. Dissertation , Universitaet Kiel. 1-157.

8) Vanselow, K.H. and U.-P. Hansen (1989) Rapid Effect of Light on the K+-channel in the Plasmalemma of Nitella. Journal of Membrane Biology 110 (2): 175-187. Abstract  doi:10.1007/BF01869472

7) Vanselow, K.H. und U.-P. Hansen (1989) Moeglichkeiten eines Biotests mit Hilfe der linearen Analyse der Kinetik der Signale aus dem photosynthetischen Apparat III. Off-line Analyse der Chlorophyll-Fluoreszenzkinetik mit rauschigem Licht. In: Grundlagen und Anwendungsbereiche der Chlorophyll Fluoreszenz, Eds.: Ernst, D., Schmidt, C., Dortmunder Beitraege zur Wasserforschung 37: 135-151. Paper

6) Vanselow, K.H., Kolbowski, J. and U.-P. Hansen (1989) Analysis of chlorophyll fluorescence by means of noisy light. Journal of Experimental Botany 40 (211): 247-256. Abstract  doi:10.1093/jxb/40.2.247

5) Vanselow, K.H., Kolbowski, J. and U.-P. Hansen (1989) Further evidence for the relationship between light-induced changes of plasmalemma transport and of transthylakoid proton uptake. Journal of Experimental Botany 40 (211): 239-245. Abstract  doi:10.1093/jxb/40.2.239

4) Dau, H., Vanselow, K.H., Kolbowski, J. und U.-P. Hansen (1989) Moeglichkeiten eines Biotests mit Hilfe der linearen Analyse der Kinetik der Signale aus dem photosynthetischen Apparat II. Interpretation der Fluoreszenzkinetik. In: Grundlagen und Anwendungsbereiche der Chlorophyll Fluoreszenz, Eds.: Ernst, D., Schmidt, C., Dortmunder Beitraege zur Wasserforschung 37: 117-134. Paper

3) Hansen, U.-P., Kolbowski, J., Vanselow, K.H., Dau, H. und P. Lübke (1989) Moeglichkeiten eines Biotests mit Hilfe der linearen Analyse der Kinetik der Signale aus dem photosynthetischen Apparat I. Grundlagen und theoretischer Hintergrund. In: Grundlagen und Anwendungsbereiche der Chlorophyll Fluoreszenz, Eds.: Ernst, D., Schmidt, C., Dortmunder Beitraege zur Wasserforschung 37: 96-116. Paper

2) Hansen, U.-P., Dau, H., Vanselow, K.H., Fisahn, J., Stein, S. and J. Kolbowski (1989) Thylakoid and plasmalemma fluxes. In: Plant membrane transport: The current position. Eds.: Dainty, J., DeMichelis, M.I., Marrè, E., Rasa-Caldogno, F., Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 345-351.

1) Vanselow, K.H., Dau, H. and U.-P. Hansen (1988) Indication of transthylakoid proton-fluxes in Aegopodium podagraria L. by light-induced changes of plasmalemma potential, chlorophyll fluorescence and light-scattering. Planta 176 (3): 351-361. Abstract  doi:10.1007/BF00395415

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