Thorsten Dittmar

Recent Publications

Dittmar, T., N. Hertkorn, G. Kattner, and R.J. Lara, 2006. Mangroves, a major source of dissolved organic carbon to the oceans. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20, GB1012.

Koch, B.P. and T. Dittmar, 2006. From mass to structure: An aromaticity index for high-resolution mass data of natural organic matter. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 20, 926-932.

Koch, B.P., M. Witt, R. Engbrodt, T. Dittmar, and G. Kattner, 2005. Molecular formulae of dissolved organic matter in the ocean detected by Electrospray Ionisation Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69, 3299-3308.

Dittmar, T., 2004. Hydrochemical processes controlling arsenic and heavy metal contamination in the Elqui river system (Chile). The Science of the Total Environment, 325, 193-207.

Cohen, M., Lara, R.J., Szlafsztein, C.F., and Dittmar, T., 2004. Mangrove inundation and nutrient dynamics under a GIS perspective. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 12, 81-86.

Dittmar, T., 2004. Evidence for terrigenous dissolved organic nitrogen in the Arctic deep-sea. Limnology and Oceanography, 49, 148-156.

Dittmar, T., and Kattner, G., 2003. The biogeochemistry of the river and shelf ecosystem of the Arctic Ocean: A review. Marine Chemistry, 83, 103-120.

Dittmar, T., and Kattner, G., 2003. Recalcitrant dissolved organic matter in the ocean: Major contribution of small amphiphilics. Marine Chemistry, 82, 115-123.

Dittmar, T., Fitznar, H.P., and Kattner, G., 2001. Origin and biogeochemical cycling of organic nitrogen in the eastern Arctic Ocean as evident from D- and L-amino acids. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65, 4103-4114.

Dittmar, T., and Birkicht, M., 2001. Regeneration of nutrients in the northern Benguela upwelling and the Benguela-Angola front areas. South African Journal of Science, 97, 239-246.

Dittmar, T., and Lara, R.J., 2001. Do mangroves rather than rivers provide nutrients to coastal environments south of the Amazon River? Evidence from long-term flux measurements. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 213, 67-77.

Dittmar, T., and Lara, R.J., 2001. Molecular evidence for lignin degradation in sulfate reducing mangrove sediments (Amazônia, Brazil). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65, 1403-1414.

Dittmar, T., and Lara, R.J., 2001. Driving forces behind nutrient and organic matter dynamics in a mangrove tidal creek in north Brazil. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 52, 249-259.

Dittmar, T., Lara, R.J., and Kattner, G., 2001. River or Mangrove? Tracing major organic matter sources in tropical Brazilian coastal waters. Marine Chemistry, 73, 253-271.

Szlafsztein, C.F., Cohen, M., Lara, R.J., and Dittmar, T., 2000. Digital elevation model as a GIS tool for the analysis of mangrove coasts, Amazon region, Brazil. Internat. J. of Environm. Creation, 3, 31-41.