Boknis Eck Time Series Station (SW Baltic Sea)
Boknis Eck Time Series Station (SW Baltic Sea)
Editor(s): H. Bange, T. Treude, and S. W. A. Naqvi
Monthly sampling at the Boknis Eck (BE) Time Series Station started on 30 April 1957 and, thus, BE represents one of the oldest continuously sampled marine time series sites worldwide. The long high-quality time series observations at BE are invaluable to decipher long-term trends in a representative coastal environment, which is locally (via eutrophication) and globally (via climate change) influenced by human activities. The location of BE at the entrance of the Eckernförde Bay (SW Baltic Sea) makes it an ideal site (i) to study a coastal ecosystem under the influence of pronounced changes of salinity and (ii) to study biogeochemical processes sensitive to pronounced changes of dissolved oxygen (i.e. hypoxia/anoxia). This special issue of Biogeosciences (BG) aims to bring together papers which cover different topics (eutrophication, deoxygenation, trace gas production, nitrogen cycling, marine microbiology) and approaches (incl. measurements and model studies) in order to investigate the biogeochemical processes in the water column and in the sediments at BE and the SW Baltic Sea. You are welcome to submit manuscripts on related topics to this special issue of BG.

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20 Jul 2021
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Retracing hypoxia in Eckernförde Bight (Baltic Sea)
Heiner Dietze and Ulrike Löptien
Biogeosciences, 18, 4243–4264,,, 2021
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25 Mar 2021
A decade of dimethyl sulfide (DMS), dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) measurements in the southwestern Baltic Sea
Yanan Zhao, Cathleen Schlundt, Dennis Booge, and Hermann W. Bange
Biogeosciences, 18, 2161–2179,,, 2021
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24 Nov 2014
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Long-term trends at the Boknis Eck time series station (Baltic Sea), 1957–2013: does climate change counteract the decline in eutrophication?
S. T. Lennartz, A. Lehmann, J. Herrford, F. Malien, H.-P. Hansen, H. Biester, and H. W. Bange
Biogeosciences, 11, 6323–6339,,, 2014
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04 Jul 2014
Summer upwelling at the Boknis Eck time-series station (1982 to 2012) – a combined glider and wind data analysis
J. Karstensen, T. Liblik, J. Fischer, K. Bumke, and G. Krahmann
Biogeosciences, 11, 3603–3617,,, 2014
06 Aug 2013
Seasonal signatures in SFG vibrational spectra of the sea surface nanolayer at Boknis Eck Time Series Station (SW Baltic Sea)
K. Laß, H. W. Bange, and G. Friedrichs
Biogeosciences, 10, 5325–5334,,, 2013
30 Jul 2013
Natural variability in hard-bottom communities and possible drivers assessed by a time-series study in the SW Baltic Sea: know the noise to detect the change
M. Wahl, H.-H. Hinrichsen, A. Lehmann, and M. Lenz
Biogeosciences, 10, 5227–5242,,, 2013
04 Jul 2013
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Impact of change in climate and policy from 1988 to 2007 on environmental and microbial variables at the time series station Boknis Eck, Baltic Sea
H.-G. Hoppe, H. C. Giesenhagen, R. Koppe, H.-P. Hansen, and K. Gocke
Biogeosciences, 10, 4529–4546,,, 2013
07 May 2013
Nitrogen isotope dynamics and fractionation during sedimentary denitrification in Boknis Eck, Baltic Sea
K. Dähnke and B. Thamdrup
Biogeosciences, 10, 3079–3088,,, 2013
01 Mar 2013
Occurrence of benthic microbial nitrogen fixation coupled to sulfate reduction in the seasonally hypoxic Eckernförde Bay, Baltic Sea
V. J. Bertics, C. R. Löscher, I. Salonen, A. W. Dale, J. Gier, R. A. Schmitz, and T. Treude
Biogeosciences, 10, 1243–1258,,, 2013
01 Feb 2013
Modeling benthic–pelagic nutrient exchange processes and porewater distributions in a seasonally hypoxic sediment: evidence for massive phosphate release by Beggiatoa?
A. W. Dale, V. J. Bertics, T. Treude, S. Sommer, and K. Wallmann
Biogeosciences, 10, 629–651,,, 2013
12 Nov 2012
The benthic foraminiferal community in a naturally CO2-rich coastal habitat of the southwestern Baltic Sea
K. Haynert, J. Schönfeld, I. Polovodova-Asteman, and J. Thomsen
Biogeosciences, 9, 4421–4440,,, 2012
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