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Ilaria Stendardo

Ilaria Stendardo
Ilaria Stendardo

Research Interests

  • fresh water and salinity variability in the North Atlantic
  • analysis of ship- and satellite-based observational data
  • water masses circulation changes in the North Atlantic
  • interannual and decadal variability of the O2 content in the North Atlantic
  • biogeochemical cycles
  • the role of the Southern Ocean in the carbon cycle
  • ocean ventilation
Scientific Degrees  
03/2012: PhD in science (Dr. Sc.), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Diss. ETH No. 20091: Interannual to decadal variability and trends of the oceanic oxygen content in the North Atlantic.
01/2006: Diploma thesis at the Zoological Station "A. Dohrn", Naples, Italy. Thesis (original title in Italian): The role of the Southern Ocean in the carbon cycle.
Academic Education  
09/2007 – 11/2011: PhD candidate, Environmental Systems Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland.
09/2000 – 01/2006: Diploma studies in Natural Sciences at the "Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II", Naples, Italy
Scientific Positions  
04/2012– present: research assistant (Post-Doc.), Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP), University of Bremen
12/2011 – 02/2012: research assistant (Post-Doc.), Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
09/2007 – 11/2011: research assistant (PhD candidate), Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
02/2006 – 08/2007: Internship at the Zoological Station "A. Dohrn", Naples, Italy
09/2005 –01/2006: undergraduate research at the Zoological Station "A. Dohrn", Naples, Italy
Projects  
DFG, Ventilation Long-term ventilation changes of Subpolar Mode Waters in the North Atlantic Ocean and its impact on the oxygen distribution
DFG Research Unit FOR 1740 A new approach towards improved estimates of Atlantic Ocean freshwater budgets and transports as part of the global hydrological cycle, WP 1.2 "Freshwater and salinity variability in the North Atlantic
Publications
Stendardo, I., M. Rhein, and R. Steinfeldt (2020), The North Atlantic Current and its volume and freshwater transports in the subpolar North Atlantic, time period 1993-2016, J. Geophys. Res, 125,9, e2020JC016065, doi:10.1029/2020JC016065.
Müller, V., D. Kieke, P.G. Myers, C. Pennelly, R. Steinfeldt, and I. Stendardo (2019), Heat and freshwater transport by mesoscale eddies in the southern subpolar North Atlantic. J. Geophys. Res.: Oceans, 124, doi:10.1029/2018JC014697.
Rhein, M., R. Steinfeldt, D. Kieke, I. Stendardo, and I. Yashayaev (2017), Ventilation variability of Labrador Sea Water and its impact on oxygen and anthropogenic carbon, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 375(2102), doi:10.1098/rsta.2016.0321.
Stendardo, I., M. Rhein, und R. Hollmann (2016), A high resolution salinity time series 1993-2012 in the North Atlantic from Argo and altimeter data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 2523-2551, doi:10.1002/2015JC011439.
Stendardo, I., D. Kieke, M. Rhein, N. Gruber, und R. Steinfeldt (2015), Interannual to decadal oxygen variability in the mid-depth water masses of the eastern North Atlantic, Deep Sea Research I , 95(1) 85-98, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2014.10.009.
Stendardo, I., und N. Gruber (2012), Oxygen trends over five decades in the North Atlantic, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C11004, doi:10.1029/2012JC007909.
Stendardo, I. (2012), Interannual to decadal variability and trends of the oceanic oxygen content in the North Atlantic, Dissertation, ETH Zürich, Diss. ETH No. 20091.
Iudicone, D., K. B. Rodgers, I. Stendardo, O. Aumont, G. Madec, L. Bopp, O. Mangoni, and M. Ribera d'Alcala (2011), Water masses as a unifying framework for understanding the Southern Ocean Carbon Cycle, Biogeosciences, 8, 1031-1052, doi:10.5194/bg-8-1031-2011.
Tanhua, T., R. Steinfeldt, R. M. Key, P. Brown, N. Gruber, R. Wanninkhof, F. Perez, A. Körtzinger, A. Velo, U. Schuster, S. van Heuven, J. L. Bullister, I. Stendardo, M. Hoppema, A. Olsen, A. Kozyr, D. Pierrot, C. Schirnick, and D. W. R. Wallace (2010), Atlantic Ocean CARINA data overview and salinity adjustments, Earth System Science Data, 2, 17-34.
Stendardo, I., N. Gruber, and A. Körtzinger (2009), CARINA oxygen data in the Atlantic Ocean, J. Earth System Science Data, 1, 87-100, doi:10.5194/essd-1-87-2009.
Stendardo I. (2006), The role of the Southern Ocean in the carbon cycle (Originaltitel auf Italienisch), Diplomarbeit, Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II'', Naples, Italy.
Posters and Presentations
Stendardo, I., B. Buongiorno Nardelli, D. Iudicone, S. Durante, D. Kieke, and Md. M. Mahmud-Al-Hasan: Long-term ventilation change of Subpolar Mode Water in the North Atlantic and its impact on the oxygen distribution, 2022 Liège Colloquium & GO2NE Oxygen Conference, Liège, Belgium (Poster).
Stendardo, I., B. Buongiorno Nardelli, S. Durante, D. Iudicone, and D. Kieke: Variability of Subpolar Mode Water Volume and Formation in the North Atlantic during 1993-2018, EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria (Talk).
Stendardo, I., M. Rhein, and R. Steinfeldt, Freshwater transport along the pathway of the North Atlantic Current, 2018 Ocean Salinity Science Conference, Paris, France (Talk).
Stendardo, I., D. Kieke, M. Rhein, R. Steinfeldt, Ventilation variability of Labrador Sea Water and its impact on oxygen changes, Ocean Deoxygenation: Drivers and Consequences, Past, Present and Future
Kiel, Germany (Poster).
Stendardo, I., M. Rhein, and R. Steinfeldt, High-resolution long-term observations of freshwater transport along the pathway of the North Atlantic Current at 47°N, 2018 Liège Colloquim, Belgium (Talk).
Stendardo, I., R. Steinfeldt, M. Rhein, A. Roessler, V. Müller, D. Kieke, Long-term observations of salinity transport along the pathway of the North Atlantic Current at 47°N, Ocean Sciences Conference, Portland, USA 2018 (Poster).
Stendardo, I.,V. Müller, D. Kieke, P. G. Myers, C. Pennelly, M. Rhein and R. Steinfeldt, Volume eddy-driven heat and freshwater fluxes across 47°N in the Atlantic Ocean, EGU General Assembly 2017 Vienna, Autstria (Poster).
Stendardo, I., M. Rhein, B. Klein and A. Roessler: Salinity variability in the North Atlantic through synergetic analysis of Argo floats and satellite altimetry data, EGU General Assembly 2015 Vienna, Autstria (Poster).
Stendardo, I, M. Rhein, B. Klein, and A. Roessler: A new approach for investigating salinity variability in the North Atlantic through synergetic analysis of Argo floats and satellite altimetry data. FOR:AFC Annual Meeting, Kiel, Germany, September 2014. (Talk)
Stendardo, I, M. Rhein, B. Klein, and A. Roessler: A new approach for investigating salinity variability in the North Atlantic through synergetic analysis of Argo floats and satellite altimetry data, Ocean Sciences Meeting, February 2014 Honolulu, (US). (Talk)
Stendardo, I. and M. Rhein: Freshwater and salinity variability in the North Atlantic, IAHS-IAPSO-IASPO Joint Assembly Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 2013. (Poster)
Stendardo, I, N. Gruber, D. Kieke, and M. Rhein: Interannual variability and trends in oxygen in the Mode and Intermediate waters of the Subpolar North Atlantic IAHS - IAPSO - IASPE Joint Assembly Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 2013. (Talk)
Stendardo, I.: Interannual to decadal variability and trends of the oceanic oxygen content in the North Atlantic, PODS VII Physical Oceanography Dissertation Symposium, Lihue Kaua'i (Hawaii), USA, October 2012. (Talk)
Stendardo, I., Gruber N., Kieke D., and M. Rhein: Interannual variability and trends in oxygen in the Mode and Intermediate Water of the Subpolar North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012, Salt Lake City (Utah), USA. (Talk)
Stendardo, I. and N. Gruber: Five decades of oxygen trends in the North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean deoxygenation and implication for marine biogeochemical cycles and ecosystem, Eur-Oceans Conference, Toulouse, France, October 2011. (Poster)
Stendardo, I. and N. Gruber: Five decades of oxygen trends in the North Atlantic Ocean, Swiss Global Change Day 2011, Bern, Switzerland, April 2011. (Poster)
Stendardo, I. and N. Gruber: Five decades of oxygen trends in the North Atlantic Ocean, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria 03 - 08 April 2011. (Talk)
Stendardo, I. and N. Gruber: Decadal oxygen changes in the North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean Sciences Meeting 2010, Portland (Oregon), USA. (Talk)
Stendardo, I. and N. Gruber: A new data base for deriving long-term oxygen trends in the North Atlantic, Goldschmidt Conference 2009, Davos, Switzerland. (Poster)
Gruber, N. Stendardo, I., T. Froehlicher, and G. Johnson: The recent deoxygenation of the North Atlantic thermocline: A harbinger of the future?, Goldschmidt Conference 2009, Davos, Switzerland. (Talk)
Stendardo, I. and N. Gruber: Long-term oxygen trends in the North Atlantic, Swiss Global Change Day 2009, Bern, Switzerland. (Poster)
Stendardo I. and N. Gruber: Interannual to decadal variability of the Ocean's interior oxygen content, 2008, Naples, Italy (Talk).
Participation in Scientific Cruises
FS Maria S. Merian, MSM-83 Subpolar North Atlantic May - Jun 2019 Las Palmas/Spain - St. John's/Canada PI: D. Kieke
FS Maria S. Merian, MSM-38 Subpolar North Atlantic May - June 2014 Cadiz/Spain - St. John's/Canada PI: D. Kieke
FS Maria S. Merian, MSM-28 Subpolar North Atlantic May - June 2013 St. John's/Canada - Tromsø/Norway PI: D. Kieke
FS Maria S. Merian, MSM-21/2 Subpolar North Atlantic June - Jul 2012 Reykjavik/Island - Nuuk/Greenland PI: D. Kieke
FS Meteor, M82/2 Subpolar North Atlantic Aug - Sep 2010 St. John's/Canada - Ponta Delgada/Azores PI: M. Rhein
FS Maria S. Merian, MSM 12/3 Subpolar North Atlantic Jul - Aug 2009 Reykjavik/Island - Bremerhaven/Germany PI: M. Rhein
N/O Urania Mediterranean Sea Aug 2004 Naples/Italy - Civitavecchia/Italy PI: F. Bignami