Avan Antia

A marine biologist-cum-biogeochemist, Dr. Avan Antia researched the biological pump and its capacity to sequester CO2. Moving from research into higher education, Dr. Antia is currently Head of the Integrated School of Ocean Sciences (ISOS), the graduate school for marine sciences in Kiel, Germany. She was heavily involved in the conceptualisation of postgraduate education in marine sciences, which reflects the multidisciplinary network in Kiel spanning five faculties, and has been central to the realisation of this Ocean MOOC.