Ella von Weissenberg

Ella von WeissenbergElla von Weissenberg
PhD-student, MSc

Raseborgsvägen 9
FI-10600 Ekenäs

ella.weissenberg [at] gmail.com





Research interests

  • Effects of climate change on zooplankton ecology in the Baltic Sea and Arctic seas
  • Zooplankton eco-physiological responses to warming and salinity in the marine environment

On-going projects

I am a PhD student in marine biology at the University of Helsinki. In my project Biomarker and lipid profiles reveal salinity and warming induced forcing on marine zooplankton I study how climate change, warming and salinity decrease affect zooplankton reproduction, oxidative stress and lipid compotition. My PhD project is funded by Onni Talaan säätiö, Svenska kulturfonden, Waldemar von Frenckells stiftelse and Ilkka Hanskin rahasto. My supervisors are Jonna Engström-Öst, Anna Jansson and Sakari Kuikka (University of Helsinki).


  • Ella von Weissenberg, Giovanna Mottola, Tytti-Maria Uurasmaa, Katja Anttila, Jonna Engström-Öst: Combined effect of salinity and temperature on reproductive success and oxidative stress in brackish-water copepods. Frontiers in Marine Science (in press)
  • Ella von Weissenberg, Anna Jansson, Kristiina A Vuori & Jonna Engström-Öst (2022) Copepod reproductive effort and oxidative status as responses to warming in the marine environment. Ecology and Evolution 12(2): e8594 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.8594
  • Ella von Weissenberg (2020) Möte med isbjörn (eng. Polar bear encounter). IDAG column, Västra Nyland.