Hans-Otto Pörtner

International Scientific Committee

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany.

Professor at the University of Bremen and vice president of the Impact and Adaptation Group of the Intergovernmental Panel of the German Investigation Council on Climate Change Research. He has studied the effects of climate warming, ocean acidification and oxygen deficiency in animals and marine ecosystems, with a focus on the links between ecological, physiological, biochemical and molecular mechanisms.