References

Science

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

GEOMAR

  • Scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving for various expeditions
  • Sea grass mapping of the Baltic Sea coastline of Schleswig-Holstein
  • Survey of Herring larvae in the North Sea & Eastern Atlantic
  • Zoo keeper for marine fish & invertebrates & coach for Harbour seals in the Scientific Aquarium
  • Technical manager of a scientific aquaculture installation for fish larvae, project ‘NEMO’
Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research

AWI

  • Scientific diver in the Koldewey-Research-Station in Svalbard, Arctic
  • Scientific diver in the project ‘CnidTox’, Scotland
  • Biological monitorings of western Baltic Sea
  • Biological algae-monitorings off Heligoland, North Sea
  • Biological mappings of algae and sediments off Heligoland, North Sea
University of Kiel – Institute of Prehistory and Early History / Institute for Geosciences / Institute of Zoology

UNIVERSITY OF KIEL

  • Research on the functions of islands in the Holocene settlement landscape of Schleswig-Holstein
  • Underwater archaeological survey in the cave systems & Cenotes of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving
  • Perennial recording & documentation of modern shipwrecks in the western Baltic Sea
  • Underwater archaeological survey & geological / hydrological sampling in the deep well of the Imperial castle at Nuremberg in cooperation with the university of Erlangen & the Water authority department of Nuremberg
  • Geological abrasion measurements in the western Baltic Sea
  • Recording & sampling of freshwater mussels in the rivers & lakes of northern Germany
Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence

FUTURE OCEAN

  • Exhibition design & management of the exhibition ‘Future Ocean’ in various states of Germany
Hamburg Port Authority

HPA

  • Monitoring of macro algae in the marine dump area E3 / Heligoland as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving
  • Research on sedimentation-processes in the marine dump area E3 / Heligoland as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific
State Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas Schleswig-Holstein

LLUR

  • Biological monitorings of low-depth sea grounds in the western Baltic Sea as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving
  • Biological algae monitorings off Heligoland as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving since 2010
  • Biological mappings of algae and sediments off Heligoland as drop-cam operator
  • Concept & realization of a nature film on the fragile beauty of the Baltic Sea (underwater & topside)
  • Concept & realization of a nature film on the fragile beauty of lakes in northern Germany (underwater & topside)
State Department of Water Management, Coastal and Nature Conservation Lower Saxony

NLWKN

  • Detection of benthic biotopes in Lower Saxony’s coastal waters using optical methods, pilot study for the Borkum Reef ground & Jade-Weser area
German Oceanographic Museum and Oceanarium Stralsund

OZEANEUM

  • Head of department, supervisor of scientific dive operations & team leader, department: Aquarium / Ozeaneum
  • Dive-expedition leader on various expeditions in Germany & Scandinavia for the collection of aquatic organisms
  • Organization & realization of international transports of aquatic organisms
Water Management Office of Nuremberg

WWA-N

  • Sediment sampling / examination of PFT`s as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving in lake ‘Birkensee’ close to Nuremberg
Queensland Government Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT

  • Orca rescue & subsequent management of 11 surviving individuals at a mass whale stranding event in the Great Sandy Marine Park, Australia
  • Advice, support & documentation of the autopsy of two Killer whales (Orcinus orca)
Institute for Applied Ecosystem Research

IFAÖ

  • Winter monitoring of various marine organisms in the North Sea at an expedition, project ‘AIOLOS’
Federation for Environment and Nature Protection Germany

BUND

  • GEO ‘Biodiversity day’, habitat: Baltic Sea – any species counts,
  • Adviser and expert on marine ecosystems and organisms, EU-project UNDINE (UNderwater DIscovery and Nature Experience)
  • Collection & identifying organisms for scientific inventory
  • Underwater film & photography (macro)
  • interview partner
Dr. Voigt-Consulting

DVC

  • Electric fishing operations as part of a study on the European waters guideline (EU-WRRL)
  • Fish identification & monitoring of rare species (freshwater & marine)
Environment Office Greuner-Poenicke

BBS Environment

  • Environmental impact assessmenst & various habitat mappings of the western Baltic Sea as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving
Energy Baden-Wurttemberg / BIOCONSULT Schuchard and Scholle GbR

ENBW / BIOCONSULT

  • Scratch sampling in the Offshore wind park ‘BALTIC 2’ as scientific diver & supervisor of scientific diving
World Wide Fund For Nature

WWF

  • Development, testing & expertise for a BRUV-system (Baited Remote Underwater Video) for a research project on Sharks of the Baltic Sea & North Sea
  • Project: ‘Ghostnets in the Baltic sea’ Search trips over hook-points with sonar-tow-fish
Punta Norte Orca Research

PNOR

  • Scientific development, realization and documentation of the orca camp Patagonia
City of Eckernfoerde

BIG Urban planning Ltd.

  • Urban investigation and guarantee of safety as an accompanying scientific diver during a dive inspection of the Noora canal, for the documentation of rare bat species

Media

National Geographic magazine

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Discovery Channel Film 'Sonic Sea'

DISCOVERY CHANNEL

The Walt Disney Company (Germany) GmbH

DISNEY

  • Expert for animals in the movie ‘Finding Dorie
  • Interviews in print media, radio & TV for the movie premiere in Germany
Second German TV station

ZDF

  • Interview partner & consultant for the TV-series ‘Animal friends’ (6 episodes)
  • Interview partner & consultant for a TV report about Oceanic sunfish in ZDF ‘Mittagsmagazin’
  • Camera operator (topside & underwater) & interview partner for the TV-show ‘The dive pro´s – mystery of submarine UC 71`
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra Xpress: ‘Treasures of the Baltic sea’
  • Camera operator (underwater), interview partner & consultant for Terra Xpress: ‘Grey seals’
ZDF Terra X

TERRA X

  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Adventure: South Pacific’, Micronesia
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Adventure: Caribbean’, Bahamas
  • Camera operator (underwater & drone) for Terra X: ‘Sunken treasures – Finland’
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Sunken treasures – Heligoland’
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Sunken treasures – Mauritius’
Red Bull Media House / Terra Mater / RedBulletin / Servus TV

RED BULL

Spiegel / Spiegel Online / Spiegel TV

SPIEGEL

  • Images, video & interview partner for the Sperm whale strandings in Germany & the Netherlands in 2016
  • Underwater footage of scientific divers at work & marine fauna for online videos
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Adventure: South Pacific’, Micronesia
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Adventure: Caribbean’, Bahamas
  • Camera operator (underwater & drone) for Terra X: ‘Sunken treasures – Finland’
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Sunken treasures – Heligoland’
  • Camera operator (underwater) for Terra X: ‘Sunken treasures – Mauritius’
German TV Station

VOX

North German Broadcast

NDR

  • Various diving operations with the NDR dive team in front & behind the camera since 2007
  • Footage underwater & topside for various documentaries
  • Interview partner & consultant for documentary the ‘O-Team’ (5 episodes)
  • Interview partner for the show ‘DAS!’ topic: animal researcher: Robert Marc Lehmann
  • Guest in the ‘NDR talk show’ topic: life paths
  • Camera operator (topside & underwater) & interview partner for a documentary of NDR close to nature: ‘Be aware of Grey seals!
  • Interview partner for the show ‘NDR My afternoon’ topic: Grey seals
  • Camera operator (underwater) & interview partner for NDR North story: ‘On request – adventure!
  • Camera operator (underwater) & interview partner for NDR Baltic Sea report: ‘Deep sea creatures in Norway
  • Camera operator (underwater) for NDR documentary: ‘Recovery of the net saw of submarine UC-71
  • Camera operator (underwater) for NDR documentary: ‘Time travel – about wreck divers & wreck raiders off Heligoland’
  • Various interviews at ‘N-Joy radio’ topics: sharks, ghost nets, cave diving, conservation, plastic pollution of our oceans, etc.
West German Broadcast / South West TV Station / ARD Alpha

WDR / SWR / ARD ALPHA

German TV Station

HR

  • Consultant, expertise, camera operator (topside, underwater & drone), interview partner & presenter of ‘Expedition Senckenberg’ a 60 minutes (multi-media) documentary about the diversity of the renowned research institute ‘Senckenberg’
  • Guest at Bärbel Schäfer`s ‘Sundays-Talk’ topic: adventurer Robert Marc Lehmann
  • Appearance in ‘Hessenschau’ topic: a scientific diver dives deep down
Sat.1 German TV Station

SAT.1

  • Guest in the show ‘Wake up’ topic: fascinating oceans
  • Interview partner for the show ‘17:30’ topic: Robert Marc Lehmann - National Geographic photographer of the year 2015
  • Guest in ‘Sat.1 Breakfast TV’ topic: unbelievable mysteries of the seas
3Sat German TV Station

3SAT

  • Consultant & interview partner or the show ‘Noah’s ark’ topic: ecosystem ocean – of herring & cold water corals
Middle German Broadcast

MDR

  • Guest in the show: ‘MDR at 4 pm’ topic: Robert Marc Lehmann – marine biologist & animal researcher
Pivot US TV network / EarthRace Conservation Organization, Inc.

PIVOT & EARTHRACE

  • Camera operator & photographer (topside & underwater) for the adventure TV series: ‘The Operatives’ Season 2 – Mission: Coral triangle (Philippines, Sumatra & Borneo & India), 3,5 months, 10 episodes a 45 min., screened in more than 80 countries
GoPro, Inc.

GOPRO

Television New Zealand

TV NZ

  • Camera operator & photographer (topside & underwater) for a report about a stranded orca in Kaipara harbour, New Zealand
Blue Note Productions Film und TV GmbH / KSM Film GmbH

BLUENOTE / KSM

Greenpeace e.V.

GREENPEACE

  • Footage of various conservation issues (whales, sharks, plastic pollution, etc.)
  • Video for various conservation campaigns (plastic, ghostnets, whales & shark conservation, marine conservation, etc.)
  • Footage of various whale strandings in Germany & the Netherlands 2016
  • Supervision of scientific diving & documentation of Expedition ‘Ghostnet’ North Sea
  • Supervision of scientific diving & documentation of Expedition ‘Rock bottom’ Baltic Sea
World Wide Fund For Nature

WWF

  • Footage of various whale strandings in Germany & the Netherlands 2016
  • Supervision of scientific diving & documentation of Expedition ‘Ghost net removal’ Baltic Sea
  • Project: ‘Ghostnets in the Baltic sea’ Search trips over hook-points with sonar-tow-fish
Oceancare Society

OCEANCARE

  • Camera operator & photographer (topside & underwater) & interview partner for the documentary ‘Pacific blood red ocean’ Expedition Peru
Geo magazine

GEO

Light and Motion Industries

LIGHT & MOTION

Diving magazine

DIVING

  • Underwater images for various articles (sharks, whales, marine conservation, etc.)
  • Article (text & images) ‘Grey seals aren’t pets’
  • Article (text & images) ‘Whale stranding events in Germany’
  • Person of the year 2018
Underwater magazine

UNDERWATER

  • Underwater images for various articles
Orca Research Trust (ORT) / Whale Rescue / Free Morgan Foundation

ORCA

  • Documentation & Rescue of orcas & other wildlife in New Zealand & Australia
  • Scientific assistance in various projects of ORT / Whale Rescue
  • Concept & realization of various image films & documentation (film & photography) of various expeditions for ORT / Whale Rescue / Free Morgan Foundation
  • Idea, concept, realization, camera operator & photographer (topside & underwater) for a documentary 2 x 45 min. for TV / DVD / cinema about orcas, whale strandings and Dr. Ingrid Visser
North-Baltic Sea-Bank

NOSPA

  • ​Exhibition: ‘The world is worth fighting for’ with 60 large format prints in Flensburg, Sylt & Schleswig, Germany
  • Exhibition catalogue ‘ADVENTURES EXTREM. The world is worth fighting for’, 64 pages
  • 22 public talks to various topics (multi vision show: ‘Adventures extreme, mission: Earth’)
Audi Foundation for Environment

AUDI

  • ​Public talks / film screening / panel: ‘The (in-)finity of plastic’ in Ingolstadt & Neckarsulm, Germany for the Audi Foundation for Environment
German Armed Forces / KSK – Special Forces Command

BUNDESWEHR

  • ​Presenter (30 episodes) / interview partner, camera operator & photographer (topside & underwater, drone, slowmo, timelapse) for the multi media series of Bundeswehr Exclusive ‘KSK – Never fight for you alone’ (YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, SnapChat, Podcast, AlexaSkill, etc.)
Radio one RBB

RBB

  • ​Guest in the radio talk show ‘Hörbar Rust’ topic: my life as a marine biologist & adventurer
Bavarian Broadcasting station

BR

  • Radio interview, topic: Megalodon – myth or truth?
Deutschlandfunk Nova Radio station

DEUTSCHLANDFUNK

  • ​Radio interview at ‘One hour film’, Thema: Conservation
  • Radio interview at ‘One hour film’, Thema: Finding Dorie
First German Broadcasting

ARD

  • ​Footage (whale strandings) for the nature documentary ‘Adventure earth: whales on our doorstep
  • Consultation & guest in the show ‘Tigerenten club’ topic: sharks
  • Actor in the TV show ‘SOKO Leipzig’ episode: ‘The butterfly’
West German Broadcast Cologne radio

WDR5

  • ​Radio interview at WDR5 ‘Leonardo’ topic: marine sciences, sharks, whales, diving, etc.
Franz Weber Foundation

FFW

  • Support of the campaign ‘NOzeanium’ with expertise, photography & film, public speaking, etc.
The special magazine for the world underwater

DIVEMASTER

The magazine for digital and analogous photography

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • ​Text & images for the story: ‘Get out of your comfort zone!’
  • ​Text & images for the story: ‘Lights, camera, action ...’
  • ​Text & images for the story: ‘Welcome to the jungle’
  • Text & images for the story: ‘Intimate vicinity from far away’
  • ​Text & images for the story: ‘That’s nature.’
  • Text & images for the story: ‘Passion leads to success’
Knowledge, Nature and Environment magazine

HÖRZU

  • ​Interview & images for the story​: ‘The gates to the underworld – Extreme job: scientific diver’
The informative Animal rights magazine

CHICO

  • Cover story (text & images): ‘Freedom must be learned – How Orangutans get prepared for their second life’​
  • ​Text & images for the story: ‘Sharks – 1000 times more worth, alive’​
  • Text & images for the story: ‘The Operatives – the hardest conservationist on the planet’
State Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas Schleswig-Holstein

LLUR

Heinz Magazine

HEINZ

  • Text & images for the story: ‘Robert and the sharks’
  • Text & images for the story: ‘Marine mammals’
Canon Germany Ltd.

CANON

  • Tests of various camera systems (photo & video) under extreme conditions
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