Dr Doris Abele Death

Antarctic marine biologist Dr Doris Abele has passed away

Dr Doris Abele Death – Cause of Death – Antarctic marine biologist Doris Abele has sadly passed away. Abele who was based at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany, led the research group working on Stress Physiology and Aging in Marine Invertebrates and also the Ecology Polar regions And Coasts in the changing Earth System programme.

According to Wikipedia, Abele worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bremen in 1989 where she specialised in oxygen radical research. Her research interests lie in physiological ageing in ectotherms, the evolution of genes and genomes, the impact of climatic changes on Antarctic coastal benthos, and HIF-1 homologs in marine organisms.

Abele took the position of the coordinator as part of the Network for Staff Exchange and Training at IMCONet on the Interdisciplinary Modelling of climate change in Coastal Western Antarctica from 2013 to 2016. She led 9 expeditions to the Carlini station, King George Island, Antarctica (to work in the Dallmann Laboratory) and was the leader of international ESF (European Social Fund) Programme, IMCOAST (Impact of Climate Change on Antarctic Coastal Systems: 2010-2016)

Huw Griffiths said in a release; “Very shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Dr Doris Abele (Antarctic marine biologist based at @AWI_Media in Germany). An influential and well loved member of the @SCAR_Tweets community. Very sad news.”