Jochen Nuester, Lecturer/Researcher in Marine Biogeochemistry



Jochen Nuester


Geological and Environmental Sciences

Physical Science 233

California State University, Chico

Chico, CA 95929-205


Education & Professional Experience



2005 Ph.D in Geology - specialization marine biogeochemistry,

Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology (Bremen, Germany) and University of Bremen

Thesis: The Development of Electrochemical Tools to Measure Dissolved and Solid State Compounds in Natural Systems, XX + 180 p.

Thesis advisers: Prof. Bo Barker Jørgensen, Dr. Ole Larsen


2000 Diplom in Geology - specialization in sedimentary geology

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultaet III,Geology Department, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen, Germany

Thesis: Part I: Petrographic and geochemical characterization of the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary in the North of Poland. Diplom thesis. Part II: Geological mapping of the Abelgas area, Cantabrian Mountains, Spain, XX+92,

Thesis advisers: Prof. Tobschall and Dr. Martin Keller


Professional Experience


2009-2014 Postdoctoral Researcher at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences,

60 Bigelow Drive East Boothbay, ME 04544. Senior Research Scientist: Dr. Benjamin Twining


2006-2008 Postdoctoral Researcher at Pennsylvania State University,

2217 EES Building, University Park, PA 16802. Principle investigator: Dr. Susan Brantley


2002 Marie Curie European Early Investigator,

University of Liverpool, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Ecological Sciences, Liverpool, L69 3PG, UK  Principle Investigator: Dr. Constantin van den Berg


2000-2005 Doctoral Student,

Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Celsiusstr. 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany. Principal Investigator: Drs. Bo Barker Jørgensen & Ole Larsen