Jonne Kotta has broad expertise in a number of fields of marine science (pattern, process studies, dynamics and modelling) and strong knowledge in different types of habitats (benthic and pelagic) and organisms (phytoplankton, zooplankton, phytobenthos, zoobenthos and fish). He investigates in a very interdisciplinary approach the interactive effect of small and large scale environmental variability on the structure and functioning of ecosystems. His specific interests are scale-dependent effects of ecosystem processes on interspecific interactions and ecosystem functioning. He has used invasive species as model organisms to investigate species responses to changes in eutrophication and climate change. He has also strong theoretical and practical knowledge of spatial and Bayesian modelling. J. Kotta works as a senior scientist at the Estonian Marine Institute. He has been appointed as the editor of chief of the Estonian Journal of Ecology.
Biography Updated on 18 October 2011