Vanessa Stelzenmueller (Germany)
Vanessa Stelzenmueller is heading the research unit on marine spatial management and integrated ecosystem assessment at the Thünen-Institute of Sea Fisheries, Hamburg, Germany.
Her research interests comprise the development of e.g. risk based models for trade-off analysis of spatial management options in socio-ecological systems, novel tools for marine spatial planning (MSP) with aquaculture and fisheries, methods for the integration of indicator assessments, and mapping approaches for demersal fish distributions.
She advised MSP projects in Israel and the Adriatic Sea, contributes to a number of ICES expert groups and chairs ICES expert workshops on probabilistic assessments for spatial management.