Boris Dorschel

Head of Southern Ocean Center

Boris Dorschel is a senior scientist at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany. Since 2012, the focus of his research has been on geo-morphology of the seafloor in high latitudes with special emphasis on the reconstruction of ice sheet histories and habitat mapping. As part of his activities, he collects multibeam echosounder data from the Arctic and around Antarctica.

Boris completed his PhD at the Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM) in Bremen.