Dirk de Beer

Dr Dirk de Beer is leader of the Microsensor Research group in the Max-Planck-Institute for Marine Microbiology. He is a microbial ecologist, interested in how transport regulates the distribution and rates of benthic conversions. He specialises in the development and use of microsensors for high spatial resolution, both for in situ and laboratory studies, and has 181 peer-reviewed publications mostly on physico-ecological studies, and on method innovation.