MSc Emilia Jankowska

Department of Marine Ecology
Institute of Oceanology PAS
Powstancow Warszawy 55
81-712 Sopot
POLAND
tel: (+ 48 58) 7311678
fax: (+ 48 58) 551 21 30
e-mail: ejankowska [at] iopan.gda.pl

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Emilia_Jankowska


Education

2012 - present: PhD student at the Institute of Oceanology PAS, Sopot, Poland
• 2012 Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdansk - Master of Earth Science, Student at Faculty of Marine Biology

Scientific career

• Employed as oceanographer at Institute of Oceanology, Polish Acedemy of Sciences, Sopot, Poland (from October 2016)

Participant of ESSEM COST Action ES1003 "Development and implementation of a pan-European Marine Biodiversity Observatory System" (EMBOS) (from October 2013)

• Participant of "COST Seagrass productivity: from genes to ecosystem management- WP4" (from February 2013)

Publications

Seagrass publications.

  • Emilia Jankowska, Löic Michel, Agata Zaborska, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk (2016) Sediment carbon sink in low density temperate eelgrass meadows (Baltic Sea). Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, 121, doi: 10.1002/2016JG003424
  • Emilia Jankowska, Katarzyna Jankowska, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk (2015) Seagrass vegetation and meiofauna enhance the bacterial abundance in the Baltic Sea sediments (Puck Bay). Environmental Science and Pollution Research: Volume 22, 18 (2015): 14372-14378
  • Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Emilia Jankowska, Lech Kotwicki, Piotr Balazy (2014) Evidence of Season-Dependency in Vegetation Effects on Macrofauna in Temperate Seagrass Meadows (Baltic Sea). PLoS ONE 9(7): e100788. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100788
  • Emilia Jankowska, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Lech Kotwicki, Piotr Balazy, Karol Kulinski (2014) Seasonality in vegetation biometrics and its effects on sediment characteristics and meiofauna in Baltic seagrass meadows. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 139 (2014): 159-170,

Contributions.

  • Bello, M. D., Leclerc, J.-C., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Andrea De Lucia, G., Arvanitidis, C., Van Avesaath, P., … Jankowska E. (2016). Consistent patterns of spatial variability between NE Atlantic and Mediterranean rocky shores. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, (November), 1–9. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315416001491
  • Kotta, J., Orav-Kotta, H., Jänes, H., Hummel, H., Arvanitidis, C., Van Avesaath, P., … Jankowska E. (2016). Essence of the patterns of cover and richness of intertidal hard bottom communities: a pan-European study. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 1–14. http://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315416001351
  • Puente, A., Guinda, X., Juanes, J. A., Ramos, E., Echavarri-Erasun, B., de la Hoz, C. F., … Jankowska E. (2016). The role of physical variables in biodiversity patterns of intertidal macroalgae along European coasts. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, (December). http://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315416001673
  • Herman Hummel, Pim van Avesaath, Schaars Kleine Loran,…Emilia Jankowska (2016) Geographic patterns of biodiversity in European coastal marine benthos. ournal of Marine Biological Association of United Kingdom, doi:10.1017/S0025315416001119
  • Agata Zaborska, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Joanna Legeżyńska, Emilia Jankowska, Aleksandra Winogradow, Kajetan Deja (2016) Sedimentary organic matter sources, benthic consumption and burial in west Spitsbergen fjords – Signs of maturing of Arctic fjordic systems? Jouranl of Marine Systems doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.11.005
  • Mikołaj Mazurkiewicz, Barbara Górska, Emilia Jankowska, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk (2016) Assesment of nematode biomass in marine sediments: A semi-autometed image analysis method. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, doi: 10.1002/lom3.10128
  • Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, MikołajMazurkiewicz, Emilia Jankowska, Lech Kotwicki, Mateusz Damrat, Marek Zajączkowski (2016) Effects of fluvial discharges on meiobenthic and macrobenthic variability in the Vistula River prodelta (Baltic Sea), Journal of Marine Systems, 157(2016): 135-146,
  • Małgorzata Kolicka, Emilia Jankowska, Lech Kotwicki (2015) Baltic Sea Gastrotricha – one newspecies and one newrecord of Chaetonotida from Poland, Zootaxa 4027(4):487-508
On-going projects

• Evaluation of the seagrass reintroduction effects on functioning of the coastal ecosystems of the Baltic Sea. FitFood. Grant NCN PRELUDIUM 2014/15/N/NZ8/00321, July 2015 – August 2017, Principal Investigator

Professional interests

• Seagrass meadows effects on sediment characteristics and biodiversity of benthic fauna
• Seagrass as a „blue carbon sink”

• Analyses of food-web structure using stable isotope and fatty acids
• Bayesian mixing models

Presentations

Emilia Jankowska, Maria Włodarska- Kowalczuk,Loic Michel,AgataZaborska,Carbon sequestration capacity of naturally reintroduced temperate eelgrass meadows, September 2016, 35 International GeologicalCongress, Cape Town, South Africa

Emilia Jankowska, Loic Michel, Marleene de Troch, Maria Włodarska- Kowalczuk, Resolving trophic links within temperate eelgrass meadows – use of fatty acids and stable isotopes in MixSIAR mixing model, April 2016, IsoEcol 2016, Tokyo, Japan

Emilia Jankowska, Maria Włodarska- Kowalczuk,Loic Michel,Agata Zaborska, Carbon sequestration capacity of naturally reintroduced temperate eelgrass meadows, September 2015, 50th EMBS, Helgoland, Germany

Emilia Jankowska, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk "Seagrass meadows in Southern Baltic Sea - seasonality and ecosystem engineering", August 2013, Baltic Sea Science Congress, New Horizons for Baltic Sea Science, Klaipeda, Lithuania

Emilia Jankowska "Ecosystem engineers in the southern Baltic Sea- seasonal changes in eelgrass (Zostera marina) cover and its effects on sediment characteristics and zoobenthic communities" March 2013, II Young Scentists Conference World Water Day

Emilia Jankowska, "Underwater meadows in the Puck Bay- vegetation seasonality and its influence on sediment characteristics and macrozoobenthos communities" November 2012, XI Young Oceanographers Conference, Institute of Oceanography and Geography UG, Gdyni

 

Research cruises

• Baltic Sea, research cruise on r/v ''Oceania'' (May, August, November 2012, May 2013, June 2015) - within the scope of „Vistula River - the main supplier of suspensions to the Baltic Sea. Transport and fate of terrygenic matter in the Gulf of Gdańsk” (project funded by NCN)- experience in working on a research vessel, collecting benthos samples

• Baltic Sea, research cruise on r/v ''Oceania'' (March, October 2012) - as a part of ,,ChemSea" project (Chemical Munitions Search & Assessment, EU funded)- experience in working on a research vessel, collecting benthos samples, working with aqustic equipment (multi beam sonar, side sonar)

• Baltic Sea, research cruise on rfv ''Walther Herwig III'' (December 2011) - as a part of ,,ChemSea" project (Chemical Munitions Search & Assessment, EU funded)- experience in working on a research vessel, collecting benthos samples, fish sampling and taxonomy

• North Atlantic, Greenland Sea, research cruise on r/v "Oceania" (July-August 2011) - experience in working on a research vessel and collecting biological samples

Participation in courses/workshops

• "Stable isotopes mixing models using SIAR, SIBER and MixSIAR" Loch Lomand, Scotland (July 2016)

• Second DEVOTES Summer School “From Species to Ecosystems: Modelling Marine Ecology for Management Applications” San Sebastian, Spain (July 2014)

• Course „Stable isotopes: analysis and application in foodweb ecology” Gent, Belgium, organised by University of Gent (March 2014)

• Core Group Meetings "Development and implementation of a pan-European Marine Biodiversity Observatory System (EMBOS) Working Group on Biodiversity Indicators (WGBI)" : Latvia (November 2013), Greece ( November 2013), Sardinia (February 2014)

• Workshop „Long-term changes in seagrass abundance along Europe coast - paper finalisation´s ” (Innovating approaches to Monitoring and Management in Europe) Brussels, Belgium (February 2013), Alicante, Spain (October 2013)

• Course "Ecological Applications of Biomarkers in Aquatic Food Web Studies" Gent, Belgium, organised by University of Gent (January 2013)

• Seminars ,,Use of statistics and data mining in sciences research" organised by StatSoft Poland, Warsaw (October 2012)

• Training workshop ,,Analysis of variance" organized by StatSoft Poland, Krakow (October 2012)

• Course “Climate Change in the Marine Realm International Summer School in the ECE framework” Westerland Sylt and Bremen (Germany) (September 2012)- funded by Stiftund Mercator, organized by AWI.

• Workshop "ZOSTERA Reclamation of main ecosystem components of the inner Puck Bay" Sopot (April 2011)
Volunteery work:

• Work in Gdynia Aquarium as a volunteer (2007-2009)- aquarium and educational section


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