Antarctic Thresholds - Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation (AnT-ERA)
Chief Officer: JULIAN GUTT is a senior scientist working for the Alfred Wegener Institute, Hemholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Germany (AWI), and has been involved in polar science since 1984. He has contributed to a variety of international programmes in committees and via his own field research, mainly focussing on benthic systems. Recently he was the chief scientist of an interdisciplinary expedition with R/V Polarstern and PI of a project (to be continued) on the response of the marine ecosystems to the Larsen ice shelf disintegration. He is co-editor and one of the lead-authors of SCAR's ACCE report with its regular updates. He contributed to the 1st SCAR Horizon Scan and is co-editor of the SCAR Biogeographic Atlas. In addition to his scientific work at AWI, he is professor at the Oldenburg University (Germany). He has published approx. 72 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 35 with 1st authorship. (www.awi.de/en/research/research_ divisions/biosciences/bentho_pelagic_processes/research_themes/biocomplexity/).