Personal details

Marlena Szeligowska

Department of Marine Ecology
Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences
Powstańcow Warszawy 55
81-712 Sopot, Poland
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email: lena@iopan.pl

Education
  • 2019-present - Ph.D. student, International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies, University of Silesia, Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Marine Ecology, Poland, thesis: "Modeling the content (plankt
  • 2018-2019 - M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, thesis: "Requirement of PPIases in regulating cell division"
  • 2015-2019 - B.Sc. in Oceanography, University of Gdansk, Poland, thesis: "Chaperonins and their role in the biology and ecology of marine viruses"
  • 2014-2018 - Eng. in Biotechnology, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, thesis: "Catalysis of rate limiting steps in protein folding by universally conserved protein folding factors"
Scientific interest
  • Plankton ecology
  • Marine snow
  • Optical properties
  • Ecological modelling
Professional experience
  • 2020 - GeoData Science seminar, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • 2020 - Programming ArcGIS Pro with Python seminar, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • 2019 - R/V Oceania Baltic cruise
  • 2019 - R/V Oceanograf Baltic cruise
Grants and awards
  • 2020 - IASC Travel Grant Award for the International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 2019-2022 - Changes in the structure and functioning of pelagic ecosystems related to the darkening of European Arctic waters (CoastDark) NCN OPUS 2018/29/B/NZ8/02463 (project investigator)
  • 2016-2020 - Influence of relationship between protists and zooplankton on Svalbard planktivorous birds population (SEAPOP II) (3605/SEAPOP/2016/2). Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (project investigator)
Selected presentations


    2021

  • Marlena Szeligowska, Emilia Trudnowska, Déborah Benkort, Rafał Boehnke, Anna Maria Dąbrowska, Katarzyna Dragańska-Deja, Kajetan Deja, Katarzyna Błachowiak-Samołyk How can we model composition of plankton in the West Spitsbergen coastal waters in an era of intensified glacial melting?, Sopot Youth Conference, 2021, Sopot, Poland (oral presentation)
  • Szeligowska M.,Benkort D., Trudnowska E., Strzelewicz A., Filchuk K., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. Modeling the impact of glacier run-off on plankton composition in West Spitsbergen fjord (Svalbard) , Arctic Science Summit Week, 2021, online event, Portugalia (poster)
  • Szeligowska M., Bałazy K., Boehnke R., Trudnowska E., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. From Seawater via Plankton to Seabirds - Transfer of Microplastics through the Arctic Food Web, International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub Arctic Region, 2021, online event, Islandia (poster)

  • 2020

  • Szeligowska M., Trudnowska E., Boehnke R., Dąbrowska A. M., Dragańska-Deja K., Deja K., Darecki M., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. Living Or Dead? – Particles In The Arctic Fjord (Isfjorden, Svalbard) And Their Ecological Implications, EUROPEAN POLAR SCIENCE WEEK, 2020, virtual event, Dania (poster)

  • 2019

  • Błachowiak-Samołyk K., Kubiszyn A., Sagan S., Szeligowska M., Wiktor J., Boehnke R., Trudnowska E. Traditional perceptions of Isfjorden plankton enhanced by optical approach, Svalbard Science Conference, Svalbard in a pan Arctic perspective, 2019, Oslo, Norway (poster)
Publications


    2021

  • Szeligowska M., Trudnowska E., Boehnke R., Dąbrowska A. M., Dragańska-Deja K., Deja K., Darecki M., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. (2021) The interplay between plankton and particles in the Isfjorden waters influenced by marine- and land-terminating glaciers. Science of The Total Environment, 780, 146491

  • 2020

  • Szeligowska M., Trudnowska E., Boehnke R., Dąbrowska A.M., Wiktor J.M., Sagan S., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. (2020) Spatial Patterns of Particles and Plankton in the Warming Arctic Fjord (Isfjorden, West Spitsbergen) in Seven Consecutive Mid-Summers (2013–2019). Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:584, 1-18