Personal details
Emilia Trudnowska
Department of Marine Ecology
Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences
Powstańcow Warszawy 55
81-712 Sopot, Poland
+48 58 7311 783
  • 2014- Scientist, Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Ecology
  • 2009-2016 Ph.D. studies at IO PAS, PhD thesis : „Spatial distribution and size structure of zooplankton assemblages in West Spitsbergen Waters”
  • 2004-2009 University of Gdansk, Oceanography: Marine Biology, M.Sc. thesis: “Meiofauna of sandy shores around Iceland”
Scientific interest
  • Zooplankton
  • LOPC (Laser Optical Plankton Counter)
  • Arctic
  • Climate change
  • Marine ecology
  • Size spectra
Professional experience
  • 2016-2016 PERMANOVA workshop. Auckland, New Zeland
  • 2012-2012 EURO-BASIN Training Workshop on Optical Methods in Plankton Taxonomy. Hamburg, Germany
  • 2011-2011 The Young Scientist Forum workshop. Tromsø, Norway
  • 2011-2011 DHI MIKE course ‘Marine Modelling with Flexible Mesh’. Sopot, Poland
  • 2011-2011 Statistical methods in ecology - workshop. Toruń, Poland
  • 2011-2011 Arctic Tipping Points PhD Summer School. Climate change, marine ecosystems and tipping points in the Arctic Ocean. Tromsø, Norway
  • 2009-2009 Matlab – The MathWorks training course (ML01). Kraków, Poland
  • 2008-2008 The Volker Schmid Training Course on „Experimental Developmental Biology of Marine Invertebrates" [Marbef]. Roscoff, France
  • 2008-2008 ZOOSCAN Training course. Villefranche, France
Grants and awards
  • 2018-2021 - The ecological plasticity of the keystone Arctic zooplankton species (ecoPlast) (2017/27/B/NZ8/00631) (project leader)
  • 2018-2020 - The new generation of Calanus finmarchicus: estimating population recruitment from egg production rates and gonad stage analysis off northern Norway (GONAD) (Fram Centre flagships 2018: 9218 M) (project investigator)
  • 2018-2019 - Mobility Plus Scholarship at Sorbonne Universite, Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche-sur-Mer, under the supervision of prof. Lars Stemmann to work on 'Investigating the distribution of planktonic organisms and their spatial distribution in the Arctic in relation to environmental gradients - improving research methodology' (DN/MOB/253/V/2017 ) (project leader)
  • 2016-2017 - Isfjorden Marine Observatory Svalbard (IMOS) (3550/Norway/2016/2) (project investigator)
  • 2014-2017 - Declining size - a general response to climate warming in Arctic fauna? (DWARF) - Polish-Norwegian Research Fund (Pol-Nor/201992/93/2014) (project investigator)
  • 2014-2017 - 2014-2017: Is size so crucial? Complex examination of plankton size structure in the warming European Arctic (PicMac) - Polish National Science Centre (2013/09/B/NZ8/03365) (project investigator)
  • 2013-2014 - Seasonality of Arctic plankton community of Isfjorden (UniPlankton), Polish Ministry of Education and Science (2736/UniPlankton/2013) (project investigator)
  • 2012 - Visiting Fellowship Award founded by Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) and Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) under the supervision of Dr Sünnje Linnéa Basedow at the University of Nordland, Norway.
  • 2011-2013 - Estimation of mesozooplankton productivity on the West Spitsbergen Shelf based on biomass size spectrum analysis (ProSize) - Polish National Science Centre (011/01/N/ST10/07339) (project leader)
  • 2009-2011 - The Kongsfjorden - Hausgarten transect case study: Impact of climate on Arctic marine community structures and food webs (KongHau) - Polish Ministry of Education and Science projects (DPN/DWM/AD/5348/08/09 & 2375/Svalbard/2012/2,Nr W37/Svalbard/2012) (project investigator)
  • 2008-2011 - Response of marine and terrestrial ecosystems to climate changes in Arctic – links between physical environment, biodiversity of zooplankton and seabird populations (ALKEKONGE) – Polish-Norwegian Research Fund (PNRF-234-AI-1/07) (project investigator)
Selected presentations