Kjell  Gundersen - Assistant Research Professor
Contact Info:

University of Southern Mississippi
Department of Marine Science
1020 Balch Boulevard
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
Phone: (228) 688-1510
Fax: (228) 688-1121

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Kjell Gundersen
Assistant Research Professor
University of Southern Mississippi

Participating Scientist

Primary COSEE Affiliation: Ocean Systems

Other affiliations:

Interaction with COSEE Network:

Participating scientist in the COSEE-OS ROLE Model webinars: Gulf of Mexico Impacts and More (July 2010) and Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Revisited: The Role of Microbes (March 2011); and the NSTA Short Course: These Oceans They are a Changin' - How Might This Affect You? co-hosted by COSEE-OS and COSEE NOW (2009)

Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography, University of Southampton, UK; M.S. in Marine Biology, University of Bergen, Norway

Selected Publications:

Hansell, D., N.R. Bates & K. Gundersen (1995) Mineralization of dissolved organic carbon in the Sargasso Sea. Marine Chemistry 51:201-212

Gundersen, K., M. Heldal, S. Norland & D.A. Purdie (2002) Elemental C, N and P content of individual bacteria collected at the Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS) site. Limnology & Oceanography 47:1525-1530

Gallon, J.R., P. Albertano, B. Bergman, K.v. Bröckel, A. Canini, R. Congresti, A.M. Evans, P. Fritsche, K. Gundersen, S.te L. Hekkert, A. Jones, M. Meyerhöfer, K. Nachtigall, U. Ohlendieck, K.M. Orcutt, S. Repka, K. Sivonen, M. Staal & L.J. Stal (2002) Uncoupling of N2 fixation and primary production in a developing cyanobacterial bloom in the Baltic Sea. Limnology & Oceanography 47:1514-1521

Degerholm, J., K. Gundersen, B. Bergman & E. Söderbäck (2006) Phosphorus limiting growth in the filamentous cyanobacteria Nodularia sp. and Aphanizomenon sp. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 58:323-332

Ohlendieck, U., K. Gundersen, M. Meyerhöfer, P. Fritsche, K. Nachtigall & B. Bergman (2007) The significance of nitrogen fixation to new production during early summer in the Baltic sea. Biogeosciences 4:1-11

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