Korhan Özkan | Head of the Group

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, community ecology, avian ecology, catchment sea interactions, polar ecosystems

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Mustafa Korkmaz | Postdoctoral Researcher

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, fish ecology and biodiversity, geographic variation, molecular systematic, food webs, sea turtles.

Serhat Ertuğrul | PhD Student

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, catchment sea interactions

Gültekin Yılmaz | PhD Student

Co-supervised with Meryem Beklioğlu

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, GHG dynamics, saline lakes, paleolimnology

Betûl Bitir Soylu | PhD Student

Research interests: Paleoecology, aquatic ecology, climate change.

Burak Kuyumcu | MSc Student

Co-supervised with Ekin Akoğlu and Koray Özhan

Research interests: Numerical modelling, catchment-sea interactions, SGD, ecohydrology, aquatic ecology

Eric Rayne | MSc Student

At Earth Systems Science

Research interests: Community ecology, the functional ecology of birds

Yasemin Can | Graduate Intern

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, coral reef conservation, climate change

Meltem Koru | Graduate Intern

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, climate change, phytoplankton

Özlem Aslan | Undergraduate Intern

Research interests: Paleoecology, stable isotope

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Hasan Arslan | Undergraduate Intern

Research interests: Paleoecology, fire ecology

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İdil Ilgaz Kaya | Undergraduate Intern

Research interests: Machine learning, aquatic ecology, groundwater, non-linear systems

Ahmet Bedirhan Işık | Undergraduate Intern

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, GHG dynamics, saline lakes 

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Osman Berk Bile | Undergraduate Intern

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, GHG, Sea acoustics 

Past Members

Saba Başkır | PhD Student (left for a proffesion in art)

Research interests: Paleoecology, Diatom ecology, stable isotope, food webs, hydroacoustics, cetacean foraging ecology

You can now follow her work on this link.

Kaan Özgencil | MSc 2019

Co-supervised with Meryem Beklioğlu

Research interests: Submerged macrophytes and winter water birds using paleoecology

Currently PhD student at METU Biology

Batuhan Çağrı Yapan | MSc 2018

Thesis Topic: Genetics and conservation of Audouin’s Gull

Currently PhD at Geomar, Germany

Fatıma Nur Oğul | MSc 2019

Co-supevised with Arzu Karahan and Ahmet Kıdeyş

Research interests: Population genetics and conservation of sea turtles

Currently PhD at METU IMS

Melisa Bal | Undergraduate Intern 2016

Research interests: Conservation, Ghost Crabs

Currently Graduate Student at Istanbul University

Franziska Huber | Undergraduate Intern 2014

Co-supervised with Ahmet Kıdeyş

Research interests: Conservation, Sea Turtles