Dr Marc Silberberger
address:
Department of Marine Ecology, Institute of Oceanology PAN
Powstańców Warszawy 55, 81-712 Sopot, POLAND
Tel: + 48 58 7311621
E-mail: marcs [at] iopan.pl
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Marc_Silberberger
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.no/citations?user=qfN0SFkAAAAJ&hl=en

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Benthic ecology and ecosystem functioning
  • Spatial and temporal scales of ecosystem functioning
  • Benthic-pelagic coupling
  • Meroplankton ecology
  • Marine food webs

EDUCATION

2017 PhD in Aquatic Biosciences at Nord University, Bodø, Norway
Thesis: Spatial scales of benthic ecosystems in the sub-Arctic Lofoten-Vesterålen region
2012 Master of Science in Biology at the University of Oslo, Norway
Thesis: The influence of mechanical habitat disturbance on the infauna of Zostera marina L. meadows
2010 Bachelor degree in Biology at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck, Austria
 
EXPERIENCE

2018 - present - Research scientist at Institute of Oceanology PAN, Department of Marine Ecology
2017-2018 - Research scientist at Nord University and Akvaplan-niva, Bodø and Tromsø, Norway
2013-2017 - PhD project at Nord University, Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture, Bodø, Norway
2013- Laboratory assistant at Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Oslo, Norway
2012- Laboratory assistant at Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Oslo, Norway
2012- Laboratory assistant at Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Oslo, Norway
2012- Field assistant at the University of Oslo, Norway
2010-2012 - Master project at the University of Oslo, Norway

PROJECT PARTICIPATION

2020-2023; Climate change impacts on structure and functioning of benthic communities at the fjord-shelf boundary hotspots (CLIMB) - Polish National Science Centre: 2019/35/D/NZ8/01282; Project PI
2018-2022; Coastal Ecosystem functioning under different anthropogenic pressure - linking Benthic communities And biogeochemical Cycling in the southern Baltic Sea (COmEBACk) - Polish National Science Centre; project number: 2017/26/E/NZ8/00496; co-investigator (post-doc)
2013-2017; ARCTOS LoVe MarinEco - Statoil; contract number: 450261853; co-investigator (PhD project)

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed

  • Borawska Z, Szymczycha B, Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Szczepanek M, Kędra M (2022) Benthic fluxes of dissolved silica are an important component of the marine Si cycle in the coastal zone. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2022.107880
  • Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Borawska Z, Szczepanek M, Kędra M (2022) Disentangling the drivers of benthic oxygen and dissolved carbon fluxes in the coastal zone of the southern Baltic Sea. Estuaries and Coasts. doi: 10.1007/s12237-022-01074-w
  • Sen A, Silberberger MJ, Faust JC, Cochrane S, Renaud PE, Reiss H (2022) Environmental monitoring data reveals geographic and depth-based differentiation of benthic fjord communities. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 268:107803. doi: https: 10.1016/j.ecss.2022.107803
  • Szczepanek M, Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Nobili E, Kędra M (2021) The response of coastal macrobenthic food-web structure to seasonal and regional variability in organic matter properties, Ecological Indicators, 132: 108326, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.108326
  • Silberberger MJ, Renaud PE, Eiane K, Reiss H (2021) Seasonal dynamics of mesozooplankton biomass over a sub-Arctic continental shelf. Ecology and Evolution, ECE37681, doi: 10.1002/ece3.7681
  • Kędra M, Cooper LW,Silberberger MJ, Zhang M, Biasatti D, Grebmeier JM (2021) Organic carbon source variability in Arctic bivalves as deduced from the compound specific carbon isotopic composition of amino acids. Journal of Marine Systems, 103547, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2021.103547
  • Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Kuliński K, Kędra M (2021) Stable isotope mixing models are biased by the choice of sample preservation and pre-treatment: Implications for the study of aquatic food webs. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 621978, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.621978
  • Jordà Molina È,Silberberger MJ, Kokarev V, Reiss H (2019) Environmental drivers of benthic community structure in a deep sub-Arctic fjord system. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2019.05.021
  • Silberberger MJ, Renaud PE, Buhl-Mortensen L, Ellingsen IH, Reiss H (2019) Spatial patterns in in sub‐Arctic benthos: multiscale analysis reveals structural differences between community components. Ecological Monographs 89(1):e01325. doi: 10.1002/ecm.1325
  • Silberberger MJ, Renaud PE, KrĂśnke I, Reiss H (2018) Food web structure in four locations along the European shelf indicates spatial differences in ecosystem functioning. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5:119, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00119.
  • Silberberger MJ (2017) Spatial scales of benthic ecosystems in the sub-Arctic Lofoten-VesterĂĽlen region. PhD thesis, Nord University, Norway. ISBN: 978-82-93165-17-0.
  • Silberberger MJ, Thormar J, Fredriksen S (2016) Small scale removal of seagrass (Zostera marina L.): Effects on the infaunal community. Marine Biology Research, 12:9, 993-1002, doi: 10.1080/17451000.2016.1225959.
  • Silberberger MJ, Renaud PE, Espinasse B, Reiss H (2016) Spatial and temporal structure of the meroplankton community in a sub-Arctic shelf system. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 555, 79-93, doi: 10.3354/meps11818.
other scientific publications

  • Sen A, Reiss H, Silberberger MJ, Renaud PE, Cochrane S, Faust J (2022) Species lists for benthic communities of Norwegian fjords from environmental surveys (data used in Sen et al. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 2022). GBIF. doi: 10.15468/nvcpqd, data set
  • Silberberger MJ, Renaud PE, Eiane K, Reiss H (2021) Replication Data for: Seasonal dynamics of mesozooplankton biomass over a sub-Arctic continental shelf. DataverseNO, V1, doi: 10.18710/O7JT6E, data set
  • Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Kuliński K, and Kędra M (2020) Sample preservation and pre-treatment in stable isotope analysis: Implications for the study of aquatic food webs, Biogeosciences Discussions, doi: 10.5194/bg-2020-199, pre-print
  • Borawska Z, Szymczycha B, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Silberberger MJ, Szczepanek M, Kędra M (2020) Benthic fauna influence on the marine silicon cycle in the coastal zones of the southern Baltic Sea. International Baltic Earth Secretariat Publication No.18, 33-34, ISSN 2198-4247, conference paper
  • Silberberger MJ (2017) Spatial scales of benthic ecosystems in the sub-Arctic Lofoten-VesterĂĽlen region. PhD thesis, Nord University, Norway. ISBN: 978-82-93165-17-0
  • Silberberger MJ (2012) The influence of mechanical habitat disturbance on the infauna of /Zostera marina/ L. meadows. Master thesis, University of Oslo, Norway

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