Karin Lochte

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Karin Lochte
Born (1952-09-20)September 20, 1952
Hanover, Germany
Nationality German
Occupation Director, Alfred Wegener Institute
Known for Oceanographer

Professor Dr. Karin Lochte (born 20 September 1952, Hanover, Germany) is a German oceanographer, researcher, and climate change specialist.[1] In 2007, she became director of the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven as well as chairman of the management committee of Jacobs University Bremen.

Earlier in her career, Lochte was a professor of Biological Oceanography at the Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences at the Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel where she led a research unit that focused on chemical cycles in the sea. She was also the project coordinator for ADEPD (Atlantic Data Base for Exchange Processes at the Deep Sea Floor) (MAS3-CT97-0126), a European Union funded marine research project from 1998 to 2000.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.