CURRICULUM VITAE

Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. Otto Kinne

 

Born in Bremerhaven, Germany

 

Died in Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany, March 2015. (Announcement)

 

 

SCIENTIFIC FIELDS

 

Marine ecology, marine biology, zoology, animal physiology, environmental effects on organismic performance, pollution research, diseases of aquatic organisms, ethics, endangered species research

 

Scientific publications

 

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

 

1952

    Dr. rer. nat. (Zoology, Botany, Oceanography): University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

 

1952-1957

    Research Assistant: Department of Zoology, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

 

1957-1958

    Research Zoologist: Department of Zoology; University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

 

1958

    Habilitation (Zoology, esp. marine zoology): University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

 

1958-1960

    Assistant Professor of Zoology: Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

 

1960-1962

    Associate Professor of Zoology: Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

 

1962-1984

    Leading Director and Professor
    Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Hamburg, Germany

 

1967-

    Professor
    University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

 

1979-1981

    President
    European Marine Biology Symposia (EMBS)

 

1984-

 

1984-2004

 

1992-2001

    President
    'Nathanael-Pringsheim-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Biologischen Anstalt Helgoland e.V.',
    Hamburg, Germany

 

1998-

 

2003

    The Honorary Professor of the Division of General Biology, The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

 

2004

    Honorary Doctor (Dr. h. c.) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

 

2005-

 


 

SPECIAL APPOINTMENTS

 

1959-1962

    Instructor: Ecology Course, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass., USA; Instructor: Marine Biology Course, Hopkins Marine Station, Palo Alto, Calif., USA

 

 

FOUNDER ACTIVITIES

 

Founder of Institutions

 

1979

 

1984

 

1992

 

1998

 

Founder of Scientific Journals

 

1969

    Marine Biology, International Journal on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters (last volume under the Editor-in-Chief Otto Kinne No. 151)

 

1979

 

1984

 

1990

 

1995

 

2000

 

2003

 

2004

 

2007

 

2009

 

2013

 

 

Founder of Scientific Book Series

 

1970-1984

 

    Marine Ecology. A Comprehensive, Integrated Treatise on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters
    Conceived, organized, edited and contributed to by Otto Kinne and published by Wiley
    Total printed pages of the Treatise: 7033, of these written by O. Kinne: 1650
    This integrated multi-author Treatise is the first comprehensive overview of our knowledge on life in marine environments.

    Volume I: Environmental Factors (total printed pages, 1774)
    Part 1: Oceans and Coastal Waters as Life-supporting Environments; Light; Temperature
    Part 2: Salinity; Water Movement; Turbidity
    Part 3: Substratum; Pressure; Dissolved Gases; Organic Substances; Ionizing Radiation; Factor Combinations

    Volume II: Physiological Mechanisms (total printed pages, 992)
    Part 1:Introduction to Volume II; Mechanisms of Chemo-autotrophy; Mechanisms of Heterotrophy; Mechanisms of Thermoregulation; Mechanisms of Ion and Osmoregulation; Mechanisms of Evolution and Population Genetics
    Part 2: Orientation in Space: Plants; Orientation in Space: Animals (General Introduction; Invertebrates; Fishes; Mammals); Orientation in Time: Endogenous Clocks

    Volume III: Cultivation (total printed pages, 1521)
    Part 1: Introduction to Volume III; Water-quality Management and Technology; Cultivation of Micro-organisms; Cultivation of Plants
    Part 2: Cultivation of Animals - Research Cultivation
    Part 3: Axenic Cultivation; Commercial Cultivation (Aquaculture); Multispecies Cultures and Microcosms; Chemical Contamination of Culture Media: Assessment, Avoidance and Control

    Volume IV: Dynamics (total printed pages, 746)
    Introduction to Volume IV; Production in Plant Populations; Production in Animal Populations; Production of Dissolved Organic Matter; Transformation of Organic Matter; Decomposition of Organic Matter and Nutrient Regeneration; General Concepts of Population Dynamics and Food Links

    Volume V: Ocean Management (total printed pages, 1618)
    Part 1: Zonations and Organismic Assemblages. Introduction to Part 1; Zonations; General Features of Organismic Assemblages in the Pelagial and Benthal; Structure and Dynamics of Assemblages in the Pelagial; Structure and Dynamics in the Benthal; Major Pelagic Assemblages; Specific Pelagic Assemblages; Major Benthic Assemblages; Specific Benthic Assemblages
    Part 2: Ecosystems and Organic Resources. Introduction to Part 2; Ecosystems of the Open Sea; Coastal and Estuarine Ecosystems; Fisheries Resources and Their Management
    Part 3: Pollution and Protection of the Seas. Introduction to Part 3; Contamination due to Radioactive Materials; Heavy Metals and their Compounds; Oil and Oil Dispersants; Pesticides and Technical Organic Chemicals; Domestic Wastes; Thermal Deformations; Protection of Life in the Seas — the Great Challenge

 

1980-1990

    Diseases of Marine Animals Conceived, organized, edited and contributed to by Otto Kinne and published by John Wiley & Sons (Vol. I) and Biologische Anstalt Helgoland (Vols II—IV)
    Total printed pages of the Treatise 2618, of these written by O. Kinne: 127
    This integrated multi-author Treatise is the first attempt in history to review all knowledge available on disease phenomena reported from marine animals.

    Volume I: General Aspects, Protozoa to Gastropoda

    Volume II: Introduction, Bivalvia to Scaphopoda

    Volume III: Introduction, Cephalopoda, Annelida,Crustacea, Chaetognatha, Echinodermata, Urochordata

    Volume IV, Part 1: Introduction, Pisces

    Volume IV, Part 2: Introduction, Reptilia, Aves, Mammalia

 

1987

 

1996

 

2002

 

Founder and Organizer of International Symposia

 

(1) 1964

    First International Symposium on 'Quantitative biology of metabolism'. (Co-organizers F. Krüger, A. Locker). Editors: O. Kinne & H. Aurich. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 9, 496 pp

 

(2) 1966

    Second International Symposium: 'Quantitative biology of metabolism'. (Co-organizers: A. Locker, F. Krüger). Editors: O. Kinne & H. Aurich. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 14, 612 pp.

 

(3) 1964

    Fourth Marine Biological Symposium: 'Biology, ecology and physiology of marine organisms'. Editors: O. Kinne & H. Aurich. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 10, 476 pp.

 

(4) 1967

    First European Symposium on Marine Biology (EMBS): 'Experimental ecology — its significance as a marine biological tool; Subtidal ecology — particularly as studied by diving techniques'. Editors: O. Kinne & H. Aurich. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 15, 669 pp.

 

(5) 1968

    International Helgoland Symposium: 'Biological and hydrographical problems of water pollution in the North Sea and adjacent waters.' Editors: O. Kinne & H. Aurich. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 17, 530 pp.

 

(6) 1970

    International Helgoland Symposium: 'Cultivation of marine organisms and its importance for marine biology.' Editors: O. Kinne & H.-P. Bulnheim. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 20, 721 pp

 

(7) 1973

    International Helgoland Symposium: 'Man in the sea — in situ studies on life in oceans and coastal waters' Editors: O. Kinne & H.-P. Bulnheim. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 24, 535 pp

 

(8) 1977

    International Helgoland Symposium: 'Ecosystem research' Editors: O. Kinne & H.-P. Bulnheim. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 30, 735 pp.

 

(9) 1980

    14th European Marine Biology Symposium (EMBS): 'Protection of life in the sea' Editors: O. Kinne & H.-P. Bulnheim. Helgoländer Meeresunters. 33, 772 pp. (This symposium was originally planned as International Helgoland Symposium. It was converted into an EMBS because the original sponsor of that symposium withdrew its invitation and because we did not want to skip one year. For details consult end of 'Opening Address')

 

(10) 1984

    International Helgoland Symposium: 'Diseases of marine organisms' Editors: O. Kinne & H.-P. Bulnheim. Helgoländer Meeresunters. 37, 664 pp

 

 

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

 

Editor

 

1962-1984

    Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen Senior Editor

 

1967-2007

    Marine Biology, International journal on life in oceans and coastal waters
    Editor-in-Chief

 

1967-1983

    Meteor Forschungsergebnisse Reihe D, Biologie, Co-Editor

 

1979-

 

1984-

 

1987-

 

2004-

 

2007-

 

Editorial Board Member

 

1973-1987

    Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science

 

1976-2006

    Interdisciplinary Science Reviews

 

1960-1980

    Crustaceana

 

1982-

    Allen Hancock Foundation: Monographs, Occasional Papers, Technical Reports

 

 

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

 

1969-1970

    Mission Leader of the first two operations of Underwater laboratories in Germany: Baltic Sea: 'BAH I'; North Sea: 'Underwater laboratory Helgoland', Germany

 

 

AWARDS, DISTINCTIONS

 

1958

    Guggenheim Fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, USA

 

1968

    Commandeur d'Honneur. Commanderie de l'Ordre du Bontemps de Médoc et des Graves, France

 

1970/1971

    Senior Foreign Scientist; National Research Council, USA

 

1974

    Canada Council Grant, Canada

 

1980

    Senior Queen's Fellow, Australia

 

1981

    Bundesverdienstkreuz der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

 

1984

    Karl Ritter von Frisch-Medaille; Wissenschaftspreis der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, Germany

 

1986

    Honorary Member of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Plymouth, United Kingdom

 

1988

    Honorary Member of the All-Union Hydrobiological Society, Moscow, Russia

 

1992

    Honorary Member of the Institute of Marine Biology, Academy of Sciences of Russia, Vladivostok, Russia

 

1992

    Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, India

 

1995

    Foreign Member of the Crimean Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine

 

2002

    The Honorary Member of the editorial board of the Marine Ecological Journal, Sevastopol, Ukraine

    MARS Medal of Honour. Awarded by the Marine Research Stations Network for longstanding contributions to marine science

 

2003

    The Honorary Professor
    Elected in recognition and appreciation of outstanding contributions to ecological science and eco-ethics by: General Biology Division of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

    Elected as the first Honorary MARS fellow

 

2004

    Honorary Doctor (Dr. h. c.)
    Doctor honoris causa of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

    Honorary Title 'Aquatic Ecologist of the Year' 2003' announced in 2004 by the Conference 'Aquatic Ecosystems and Organisms', held in Moscow, Russia, on May 18, 2004

 

2005

    Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, San Francisco, CA, USA

 

2006

    MARS - Otto Kinne - Lecture Award for young scientists at the European Marine Biology Symposium (EMBS) founded by O. Kinne. The annual award was established by the MARS Network and carries an endowment of 1500 €

 

2010

    The president of the German Zoological Society (DZG), Prof. Wolf-Michael Weber, has officially handed over to Prof. Kinne the document appointing him honorary member of the DZG on December, 9. 2010

 


 

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

 

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