I am a researcher at Åbo Akademi University studying marine food webs. I am interested in trophic interactions, particularly relating to the coupling between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, and I am using a number of different coastal ecosystems (Baltic Sea, French Atlantic coast, NE Greenland, southern California, Mediterranean Sea) in my assessments of network structure and trophic processes under environmental change. 


  • 08.09.2020

    NEW PAPER! We have a new open-access paper out describing the epibenthic invertebrate communities in Northeast Greenland waters. Have a look here: Fredriksen, R., Christiansen, J.S., Bonsdorff, E. et al. Epibenthic megafauna communities in Northeast Greenland vary across coastal, continental shelf and slope habitats. Polar Biol 43, 1623–1642 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-020-02733-z

  • 24.06.2020

    Today, Christina Henseler defended her PhD thesis: Coastal habitats and their importance for the biodiversity of faunal communities. Thank you, opponent docent Sofia Wikström (SU), for the great discussion, and congratulations Dr Henseler!

  • 14.11.2019

    Postdoc Laurene Pecuchet's work in the BONUS BLUEWEBS project is now out in the journal Ecography. In this paper, we assess how the traits that make up multi-trophic communities change over time. Using long-term data from three distinct areas of the Baltic Sea, Laurene was able to identify ecosystem-wide functional reorganization concurrent with changes in environmental variables related to both large-scale, climate-driven changes, as well as region-specific conditions. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ecog.04643

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