Dr Jan-Lukas Menzel​
Postdoctoral fellow, Earth Sciences Department, Stellenbosch University

​Email:    jmenzel@sun.ac.za​

Phone: +27 21 808-4627


Lic. (Marine Sciences), University of Vigo

MSc (Marine Environment and Resources), University of Bordeaux, University of the Basque Country, University of Southampton (NOCS)

PhD (Geosciences), University of Kiel (GEOMAR)

Postdoc Fellow, University of Stellenbosch


Research interests:

Marine biogeochemistry

Cycling of trace metals 

Isotope geochemistry

Tracers of oceanic processes


Current projects:

  1. GEOTRACES (sections GA01 and GA08) Cycling of trace metals and atmospheric deposition 
  2. Humpback whales in a changing climate: Biogeochemical drivers of whale migration along the South African coast
  3. SCALE (Southern oCean seAsonaL Experiment)