Gunnar Bratbak

Position

Professor

Belonging

Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

Research groups

Research

The key words of my research are:

  • Structure and function of marine microbial ecosystems,
  • Carbon and nutrient flow in the microbial food web.
  • Microbial population dynamics and diversity.
  • The ecological significance of virus in the ocean.
Publications
Academic lecture
Poster
Academic article
Academic literature review
Lecture
Report
Documentary
Doctoral dissertation
Book review
Short communication
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Editorial
Interview
Compendium
Non-fiction book
Popular scientific lecture

See a complete overview of publications in Cristin.

ISI statistics (January, 2018): Articles: 77, Citations: >7000, h-index: 42

Projects

2020-24          CoPI: AQUACOSM-plus - Network of Leading Ecosystem Scale Experimental AQUAtic MesoCOSM Facilities Connecting Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries and Oceans in Europe and beyond

2019-23          CoPI: SIMPLEX - Exploring fractality in ecosystem organization – Developing scale-invariant theory for biodiversity and complexity based on simple laws of ecology.

2019-23          CoPI: VirVar - Uncovering key players for regulation of phytoplankton function and structure: lessons to be learned from algal virus-haptophyte coexistence.

2019-22          CoPI: Ridges - Safe Havens for ice-associated Flora and Fauna in a Seasonally ice-covered Arctic Ocean.

2018-23          Partner: The Nansen Legacy - scientific exploration and sustainable management beyond the ice edge.

2018-21          Partner: MIXsTRUCT - Impact of MIXotrophs on the sTRUCTure of the marine pelagic food web.

2018-21          Partner: VIROVAC: Filter-feeding mesozooplankton as uncharted accomplices in marine virus ecology.

2016-20          CoPI: Network of Leading European AQUAtic MesoCOSM Facilities Connecting Mountains to Oceans from the Arctic to the Mediterranean - AQUACOSM (H2020-INFRAIA, ca 770 to UIB).