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Alexander Bochdansky

  • Alexander Bochdansky
  • Associate Professor
  • Ocean, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • 419 OceanographyandPhysics Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4933
  • abochdan@odu.edu
  • Education

    Memorial University Of Newfoundland (Canada), 1997
    Major: Biological Oceanography
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Vienna, 1992
    Major: Physiology/Marine Biology
    Degree: Magister der Naturwissenschaften
  • Expertise

    Plankton and microbial ecology
  • 2013: Distinguished Research Award , College of Science
  • 1996: Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies , Memorial University of Newfoundland for continued academic excellence.
  • 1993: Memorial University of Newfoundland Graduate Fellowships., Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 1991: Theodor Körner Award
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Ecology of eukaryote microbes in the deep North Atlantic.
    Date: 2012
    Basin-scale distribution and activity of deep-sea protists in the North Atlantic Ocean.
    Date: August 1, 2008 - July 31, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Bochdansky, A. B.
    Grazing impacts of diverse zooplankton on thin layers.
    Sponsoring Organization: ONR – Ocean Optics and Biology Program
    Date: January 1, 2006 - December 31, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Bochdansky, A. B.; Bollens, S. M.; Rollwagen-Bollens, G. C.
    Feeding-related energy expenditure in the tropical copepod Dioithona oculata. Travel grant for Belize, research support and 3-week all expenses paid at the Carrie Bow Cay Field Station
    Sponsoring Organization: National Museum of Natural History. Smithsonian Institution
    Date: May 15, 2008 - June 4, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Bochdansky, A. B.
    . SGER: Construction and deployment of a high pressure chemostat system for the culture of deep sea bacteria and nanoplankton protists
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: December 1, 2005 - November 30, 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Bochdansky, A. B.