Hans-Peter Grossart | Science Trends

Hans-Peter Grossart

Hans-Peter is a research scientist at the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries.

Research interests include:

  • Macroscopic organic aggregates and their role in organic matter cycling
  • Community structures of aquatic organisms in various aquatic ecosystems, e.g. lakes of the Mecklenburg Lake District, the Baltic Sea, the North Sea as well as other marine systems
  • Role of aquatic organisms in energy and nutrient cycles
  • Exploitation of the present knowledge in aquatic ecology for specific applications in industry, e.g. secondary metabolites including antibiotics, Poly-P storage and release, enzymes for degrading polymeric substances, aggregation processes and sedimentation
  • Diversity and role of aquatic fungi

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