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Dr Stefanie Broszeit

Marine Ecosystem Services Researcher



Contact Details

+44 (0)1752 633100 (switchboard)

stbr22/11/2018 10:22:56@pml.ac.uk

Dr Stefanie Broszeit is a marine ecologist. She studied marine biology at Plymouth University and then went on to do a MSc at the Centre for marine tropical ecology, in Bremen, Germany. She then carried out intertidal surveys in SW Ireland before joining Plymouth University as a research and teaching technician. She obtained her PhD at University College Cork, Ireland, after studying spatial and temporal patterns of soft sediment communities affected by strongly variable current regimes and seasonal hypoxia. After her PhD she did a post doc looking at the effects of artificial structures on marine benthic assemblages in the Italian Adriatic.

Stefanie joined PML to work on ecosystem services. She aims to decipher how ecosystems function and translate into services that benefit humans. To understand the links between ecosystems, their functions and their services to humans is difficult yet indispensable if we wish to predict how human interactions with the marine environment may change the services we rely on. Stefanie participates in collaborative projects within the UK and EU and is presently involved in the MERP (Marine Ecosystems Research Programme) and UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme, as well as DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status (DEVOTES).
 

Projects

GCRF Blue Communities

GCRF Blue Communities

Contact: Professor Melanie Austen

GCRF Blue Communities is a 4 year research capacity-building programme for marine planning in East and South-East (E/SE) Asia, funded by UK...

Study on the Economic Benefits of Marine Protected Areas
Completed

Study on the Economic Benefits of Marine Protected Areas

Contact: Dr Caroline Hattam

The main objective of the study was to evaluate how marine protected areas (MPAs) provide benefits to the blue economy, and make the findings...

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Recent publications

  • Koundouri, P; Giannouli, A; Airoldi, L; Bas, B; Broszeit, S; Elginoz, N; Giannakis, E; Zagonari, F; Krontira, Y; Moussoulides, A; Tsani, S; Troianos, D; Xepapadeas, P; Xepapadeas, A; Zanuttigh, B. 2017 Socio-economic Analysis of a Selected Multi-use Offshore Site in the Mediterranean Sea. In: Koundouri, P, (ed.) The Ocean of Tomorrow: Investment Assessment of Multi-Use Offshore Platforms: Methodology and Applications - Volume 1. Cham, Springer International Publishing, 85-101.
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  • Pettorelli, N; Schulte to Bühne, H; Tulloch, A; Dubois, G; Macinnis-Ng, C; Queiros, AM; Keith, DA; Wegmann, M; Schrodt, F; Stellmes, M; Sonnenschein, R; Geller, GN; Roy, S; Somers, B; Murray, N; Bland, L; Geijzendorffer, I; Kerr, JT; Broszeit, S; Leitão, PJ; Duncan, C; El Serafy, G; He, KS; Blanchard, JL; Lucas, R; Mairota, P; Webb, TJ; Nicholson, E; Rowcliffe, M; Disney, M. 2017 Satellite remote sensing of ecosystem functions: opportunities, challenges and way forward. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. 10.1002/rse2.59
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  • Broszeit, S; Beaumont, NJ; Uyarra, MC; Heiskanen, AS; Frost, MT ; Somerfield, PJ; Rossberg, AG; Teixeira, H; Austen, MC. 2017 What can indicators of good environmental status tell us about ecosystem services?: Reducing efforts and increasing cost-effectiveness by reapplying biodiversity indicator data. Ecological Indicators, 81. 409-442. 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.05.057
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  • Cavanagh, RD; Broszeit, S; Pilling, GM; Grant, SM; Murphy, EJ; Austen, MC. 2016 Valuing biodiversity and ecosystem services: a useful way to manage and conserve marine resources? [in special issue: The value of biodiversity in the Anthropocene] Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283 (1844). 20161635. 10.1098/rspb.2016.1635
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  • Borger, T; Broszeit, S; Ahtiainen, H; Atkins, JP; Burdon, D; Luisetti, T; Murillas, A; Oinonen, S; Paltriguera, L; Roberts, L; Uyarra, MC; Austen, MC. 2016 Assessing Costs and Benefits of Measures to Achieve Good Environmental Status in European Regional Seas: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons Learnt. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3. 10.3389/fmars.2016.00192
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  • Broszeit, S; Hattam, C ; Beaumont, NJ. 2016 Bioremediation of waste under ocean acidification: Reviewing the role of Mytilus edulis. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 103 (1-2). 5-14. 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.12.040
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Selected key publications

Broszeit S, Davenport J, Bredendieck K, Harman L, McAllen R (2013) Seasonal oxygen-driven migration of mobile benthic fauna affected by natural water column stratification. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 125:36-42

Broszeit S, Davenport J, Jessopp M, Harman L, McAllen R (2012) Comparison of Inorganic and Organic Matter Sedimentation in a Natural Laboratory: A One-Year Study at Lough Hyne Marine Reserve, Ireland. Journal of Marine Biology 2012

Broszeit S, Davenport J, McAllen R (2010) First documented record of Rhabdomolgus ruber (Echinodermata: Holothuridea) in Irish waters. Marine Biodiversity Records 3:1-3

Harvey BP, Al-Janabi B, Broszeit S, Cioffi R, Kumar A, Aranguren-Gassis M, Bailey A, Green L, Gsottbauer CM, Hall EF (2014) Evolution of Marine Organisms under Climate Change at Different Levels of Biological Organisation. Water 6:3545-3574

Sullivan T, Broszeit S, O'Sullivan K, McAllen R, Davenport J, Regan F (2013) High resolution monitoring of episodic stratification events in an enclosed marine system. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 123:26-33