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Kiessling, Tim

Tim Kiessling

Chemistry Education

Contact

phone +49-(0)431-880- 5913
address Am Botanischen Garten 16i, 24118 Kiel

Education

2011 - 2013 Bachelor of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at the University of the Algarve (Portugal) and the University of Oviedo (Spain)
2007 - 2011 Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Bremen

Professional Activity

since 2017 Research assistant at Kiel Science Factory (Kieler Forschungswerkstatt)/IPN
2014 - 2017 Research assistant in the BEDIM lab at the University Católica del Norte (Chile)

Research Interests

Marine and riverine pollution by plastic litter
Citizen science

Current Projects

Kiel Science Factory
Plastic Pirates

Selected Publications

Kiessling, T., Knickmeier, K., Kruse, K., Brennecke, D., Nauendorf, A., Thiel, M., 2019. Plastic Pirates sample litter at rivers in Germany - riverside litter and litter sources estimated by schoolchildren. Environmental Pollution 245:545 – 557.
Eriksen, M., Liboiron, M., Kiessling, T. et al., 2018. Microplastic sampling with the AVANI trawl compared to two neuston trawls in the Bay of Bengal and South Pacific. Environmental Pollution 23:430-439.
Eriksen, M., Thiel, M., Prindiville, M., Kiessling, T., 2018. Microplastic: what are the solutions? In Freshwater Microplastics – Emerging Environmental Contaminants? (Springer, Eds. Wagner M, Lambert S).
Kiessling, T., Salas, S., Mutafoglu, K., Thiel, M., 2017. Who cares about dirty beaches? Evaluating environmental awareness and action on coastal litter in Chile. Ocean & Coastal Management 137:82-95.
Thiel, M., Hong, S., Jambeck, J., […], Kiessling, T. et al., 2017. Marine litter – bringing together citizen scientists from around the world in Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation (Routledge, Eds. Cigliano JA, Ballard HL).
Kiessling, T., Gutow, L., Thiel, M., 2015: Marine litter as habitat and dispersal vector. In Marine Anthropogenic Litter (Springer, Eds. Bergmann M, Gutow L, Klages M).