Contact

Name

Marie-Lise Schläppy

Position

Researcher

E-Mail Address

marie-lise.schlappy@uhi.ac.uk

Phone Number

01847889596

Joined the ERI

July 4, 2014

Job Description

Research interests

Impact of offshore renewable energy  devices on marine benthic invertebrates assemblages
Response of marine invertebrate communities to anthropogenic impacts
Microbial processes in sponges
Life-history characteristics of small benthic fish

Career

2014-ongoing

 

Research fellow, Environmental Research Institute, University of Highlands and Islands, Thurso, United Kingdom

 
2013/2014

 

Programme manager, Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne (EPFL) Switzerland

 
2012/2013

 

Programme manager, NCCR Quantum Photonics, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
2010/2012

 

Researcher, Research Institute Uni Research, Bergen, Norway

 
2009/2010

 

Science operations manager, Reef Check Australia, Townsville, Australia

 
2008

 

Post-doctoral fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

 
2002/2004

 

Pearl-oyster grow-out manager for Cendana Indopearls, Irian Jaya & Bali, Indonesia

 
2001/2002

 

Marine projects manager, Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands resort, Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji

 
1991

 

Specialised education, La Bérallaz, Lausanne, Switzerland

Qualifications

2005-2008 Dr. rer. Nat., Biology, Max-Planck institute for Marine Microbiology. Bremen University, Germany.

 

 

2003-2005 Master in tropical marine ecology, Center for tropical marine ecology (ZMT). Bremen University, Germany.

 

 

1994-1998 Bachelor of Science with honours, Major in biology and spatial analysis (GIS/remote sensing) James Cook University (JCU), Townsville, Australia.

 

 

1988 – 1991 Bachelor in specialized education, applied university of social work and pedagogy (EESP), Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

 

Continuing education

 

2013-2015            Certificate of advanced studies (CAS-continuing education) in cooperation and development studies, ETHZ-NADEL, Switzerland

 
2012-2013            Certificate of advanced studies (CAS-continuing education) in gifted pedagogy, Applied University of Pedagogy,  Liestal, Switzerland

 

Publications

2017

Terence Done, Chris Roelfsema, Andrew Harvey, Laura Fantozzi, Jocelyn Hill, Marie-Lise Schläppy, Alexandra Lea, Anne Bauer-Civiello, and Jennifer Loder. Reliability and utility of citizen science reef monitoring data collected by Reef Check Australia, 2002 – 2015. Marine Pollution Bulletin. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.01.054

 

2015

 

Šaškov A., Dahlgren T.G., Rzhanov Y., Schläppy M-L. 2015. Benthic imagery analysis for impact assessment of offshore wind farms: comparing manual and semi-automatic approaches. Hydrobiologia, 756 (1): 139-153.

 

2014
Schläppy M-L, Šaškov A., Dahlgren T.G. 2014. Impact hypothesis for offshore wind farms: Explanatory models for species distribution at extremely exposed rocky areas. Continental Shelf Research 83:14–23.
Dahlgren T.G., Schläppy M-L, Šaškov A., Andersson M., Rzhanov Y., and Fer I. Assessing impact from wind farms at subtidal, exposed marine areas. Pp. 39-48. In: Marine Renewable Energy and Environmental Interactions. Editors: Shields M. A. and Payne A. I. L. Springer Verlag.
2013
Barlaup B.T., Gabrielsen S.E., Løyland J., Schläppy M.-L., Wiers T., Vollset K.W., Pulg U. Novel giant trap-net design for catching coastal fishes unharmed and implications for estimates of salmon sea-lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) on anadromous brown trout (Salmo trutta). Fisheries Research 139:43– 46
2011
Hoffmann F. & Schläppy M-L. Sponges (Porifera) and sponge microbes, In: Encyclopedia of Geobiology, Reitner, J., Thiel, V. (Eds.), Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
2010
Schläppy M-L, Weber M., Mendola D., Patin N., Hoffmann F., de Beer D. Heterogeneous oxygenation resulting from active and passive flow in two Mediterranean sponges, Dysida avara and Chondrosia reniformis. Limnology and Oceanography, 55 (3): 1289–1300
Schläppy M-L; Schöttner, S; Hoffmann F.; Lavik, G.; de Beer, D. Microbial abundances and processes in three Mediterranean sponges. Marine Biology, 157:593–602
2009
Hoffmann, F., Radax R., Woebken D., Holtappels M., Lavik G., Rapp H.T., Schläppy M-L, Schleper C. and. Kuypers M.M.M. Complex nitrogen cycling in the sponge Geodia barretti. Environmental Microbiology. 11 (9): 2228 – 2243
2007
Schläppy, M-L, Hoffmann, F., Røy, H., Wijffels, R. H, Mendola, D., Sidri, M., de Beer D. Oxygen dynamics and flow patterns of Dysidea avara (Porifera:Demospongiae) J. Mar. Biol. Ass. UK, 87 (6): 1677-1682
2000
Hernaman, V., Munday, P. L., and Schläppy, M.-L. Validation of otolith growth increment periodicity in tropical gobiids, Marine Biology 137:715–726

Profile

Other interests

SCUBA diving
Hiking
Gifted education
Adult life-coaching
Study and teaching of the “highly sensitive person” concept by E. Aron