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Carolin Philipp

Carolin Philipp

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 04/2019 PhD student (Dr. rer. Nat) at the ITAW: “Occurrence of microplastic particles in marine mammals from German waters and improvement of sample storage”
  • 10/2015 – 09/2017  Master of Science in Marine Environmental Sciences at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

    Master thesis: “Common minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata in the North Sea: Habitat use and distribution patterns”

  • 10/2011 – 09/2015 Bachelor of Science in Biology at the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

    Bachelor thesis: “Grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) and tourism: Behavioural observations at the dune of Helgoland”

Scientific workings

  • since 07/2019: Research associate at the Institute of Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research (ITAW), University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation
  • 01/2018 – 06/2019: Research assistant at the ITAW, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation
  • 04/2017 – 09/2017: Student assistant at the ITAW
  • 06/2015 – 03/2017:  Associate of the zoo school of the “Zoo am Meer” in Bremerhaven
  • 05/2015 – 06/2015: Student assistant at the Institute of Animal Ecology and Cell Biology at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation
  • 04/2014 – 05/2014: Student assistant at the Institute of Botany, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hannover

Internship

  • 10/2017 Volontärin der ORCA Foundation in Plettenberg Bay, Südafrika
  • 07/2016 – 09/2016 Intern at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Section: Functional Ecology

Focus of work

  • Identification of microplastic particles in the gastrointestinal tract of marine mammals from North- and Baltic Seas
  • Post mortem monitoring of marine mammals (necropsy)

Publications

Philipp, C.; Unger, B.; Fischer, E.; Siebert, U. (2019). Microplastics in marine top predators - A pilot study from German waters. World Marine Mammal Conference 2019, Barcelona, Spain, 9th – 12th December 2019, Poster, Abstract book, p. 557

 

Philipp, C.; Unger, B.; Fischer, E.; Siebert, U. (2019). Microplastics in marine top predators - A pilot study from German waters. World Marine Mammal Conference 2019, Barcelona, Spain, 9th – 12th December 2019, #1189, Abstract book, p. 339

 

Philipp, C.; Unger, B. (2019): Meeresmüll – Ideen zur Vermeidung und aktuelle Forschung aus Schleswig-Holstein. Veröffentlicht in Natur- und Umweltschutz Band 18 (Heft 1) des Mellumrat e.V..

 

Philipp, C.; Unger, B.; Hillmann, M.; Siebert, U.: Pilot study on possible micro plastic occurrence in marine mammals from German waters In: poster, proceedings

MICRO 2018, Fate and Impact of Microplastics: Knowledge, Actions and Solution, Lanzarote, Spain, 19-23 November

2018, S. 348
ISBN 978-84-09-06477-9
http://micro2018.sciencesconf.org/data/pages/micro2018_proceedings_book_1.pdf

 

Philipp, C.; Siebert, U.; Herr, H.; Gilles, A.: (2017) Sighting records of common minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) in the German North Sea: Habitat use and distribution patterns.

In: Poster, abstract book 31st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society, Middelfart, Denmark, 29. April-03. Mai, 2017, S. 257
europeancetaceansociety.eu/sites/default/files/AbstractBook_0.pdf
   
Philipp, C., Danehl, S., Bloechel, A., Siebert, U. & van Neer, A. (2016). What to do, when a human steps on you? Assessing potential effects of tourism related disturbances of grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) behaviour on the island of Helgoland, Germany. In 30th Conference of the European Cetacean Society. Funchal, Madeira.

 

Anschrift
Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover
Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research
Werftstr. 6
25761 Büsum
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