- Pre-diploma (equiv. B.S.) Biology, Kiel University (Germany), 1997
- M.S. Fisheries Biology/Phys. Oceanography, Kiel University (Germany), 2002
- Ph.D. Fisheries Biology, Hamburg University (Germany), 2006
- 2003 – Annette-Barthelt-young scientist award for the submitted M.S. thesis and publication
- 2002 – „Sally Leonard Richardson“ award for the best student presentation at the 26th „Annual Larval Fish Conference“ in Bergen / Norway, AFS.
- 2001 – Canadian-German society of the federal ministry of education and research scholarship
- 2016 – Baumann, H., Wiley, D. Kaufman, L., Valentine, P., and Gallager, S. Sensitivity of larval and juvenile sand lance Ammodytes dubius on Stellwagen Bank to predicted ocean warming, acidification, and deoxygenation. Northeast Regional SeaGrant Consortium ($198,393 2 years)
- 2016 – Dam, H., Baumann, H., Finiguerra, M., and Pespeni, M. Collaborative Research: Transgenerational phenotypic and genomic responses of marine copepods to the interactive effects of temperature and CO2. NSF-OCE #1550180 ($609,684 3 years)
- 2016 – Dam, H., Baumann, H. and Finiguerra, M. Predicting the performance of the copepod Acartia tonsa under future conditions of temperature and CO2. Connecticut Sea Grant College Program ($149,969 2 years)
- 2015 – Baumann, H. and Nye, J. Collaborative research: Understanding the effects of acidification and hypoxia within and across generations in a coastal marine fish. NSF Project# 1536336 ($829,035 3 years)
- 2015 – Baumann, H. and Rader, L. Lifting a treasure: Full digitization of Project Oceanology’s 40+ years of coastal research data in Long Island Sound Connecticut Sea Grant Project# PD-15-14 ($5,000 3 months)
- 2012 – Baumann, H. and McBride, R.S. 2012. Calibration of the scale and otolith size vs. fish size relationship for Georges Bank haddock. NOAA-NMFS. $14,800
- 2011 – Baumann, H. and Gobler, C.J. “Will rising pCO2 levels in the ocean affect growth and survival of marine fish early life stages?” NSF Project# 1097840 ($650,000 3 years)
- 2008. Conover, D.O. (transferred to Baumann, H. in 2010). Local adaptation across latitudes: spatial scales, gene flow, and correlates of countergradient variation” NSF-OCE #0425830 ($860,684 3 years).
Baumann H. 2017. Marine Climate Change and its effects on ocean life. Invited talk. Metcalf Institute’s 19th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, 8 June 2017, University of Rhode Island.
Baumann H. 2017. Effects of ocean acidification on embryonic sand lance Ammodytes dubius. Invited talk. “Sand Lance in the Northeast” workshop, Newburyport, MA, May 8th & 9th 2017.
Baumann H. 2017. Marine Climate Change and its effects on ocean life: an experimenters view. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Department of Environmental Conservation, invited seminar, Amherst 31 March 2017.
Baumann H. 2017. A multistressor world: Marine Climate Change and its effects on ocean life. University of Connecticut, Department of Animal Science, invited seminar, Storrs 24 March 2017.
Baumann H. and Baumann, Z. 2017. The Atlantic Silverside: A famous forage fish gets asked new questions. Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), invited seminar 17 March 2017.
Snyder, J.T., Murray, C.S., and Baumann, H. 2017. Maternal effects on offspring CO2-sensitivity in a coastal marine fish. SNEC 50th Anniversary Meeting, Mystic 28 February 2017.
Baumann, H. 2017. Big Fish? Little Fish! How will the ocean’s most productive vertebrates cope with marine climate change? Ridgway Research Seminar, Mystic Aquarium 15 February 2017.
Baumann, H. 2016.The syndrome of Marine Climate Change and its effect on ocean life: an experimenters view. Invited seminar, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 4 November 2016.
Baumann, H. 2016. How to write that research paper you promised you would (without losing your hair over it). (a) Invited presentation at the Early Career Development workshop of the Early Life History Section. 40th Larval Fish Conference, Solomons, MD. 22 June 2016; (b) Brownbag seminar, Department of Marine Sciences, UConn, 12 October 2016.[PDF]
Murray, C.S., Fuiman, L.A, and Baumann, H. 2016. Consequences of long-term exposure to elevated CO2 in a coastal forage fish. 11th Biennial Feng Graduate Research Colloquium. 12 May Department of Marine Sciences, Avery Point, CT; 20 June 40th Annual Larval Fish Conference, Solomons, MD.
Snyder, J., Rader, L., and Baumann, H. 2016. Lifting from the dust: digitizing and analyzing the ~40 year data set collected by Project Oceanology. Poster. 12 May, Department of Marine Sciences, Avery Point, CT; Long Island Sound Research Conference, 13 May 2016 Bridgeport CT.
Baumann H. 2016. “A busy year in Mumford Cove” Informational outreach event to update the Mumford Cove Association about 2015/16 research activities. Mumford Cove, Groton, CT, 13 Apr 2016.
Baumann H. 2016. “Tips and tricks for preparing a good scientific presenation” UConn Marine Science Department, Avery Point, 13 Apr 2016.
Baumann H. 2016. “Combined effects of ocean warming, acidification, and deoxygenation on marine organisms” Mitchell College, New London, CT, Invited lecture 15 Mar 2016.
Baumann H. 2016. “It’s a multistressor world: understanding the combined effects of ocean warming, acidification, and deoxygenation on marine organisms” University of Rhode Island Biological and Environmental Sciences Colloquium Series. Invited seminar 26 Feb 2016
Baumann H. 2015. “Combined effects of ocean acidification and its co- stressors on marine organisms”. Invited keynote presentation to the Sustainable Ocean Development Symposium: A Perspective from Former, Current and Future Kiel Marine Scientists | September 28-30, 2015, Columbia University, New York City.
Baumann H., Gobler, C.J., and Depasquale, E. 2015. “Additive & synergistic effects of concurrent acidification and hypoxia on early life stages of three coastal forage fish”. 39th Annual Larval Fish Conference, Vienna (AU) 12 – 17 July 2015; American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Portland (OR) 16 – 21 August 2015.
Murray C.S. and Baumann H. 2015. “The performance of a fully automated system for testing the combined effects of acidification and hypoxia on fish early life stages”. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Portland (OR) 16 – 21 August 2015.
Baumann H. 2015. “Plastic and evolutionary responses to ocean acidification”. 3rd U.S. Ocean Acidification PI Meeting. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 5/11/15. Publicly available Prezi
Baumann H. 2015. “Combined effects of low pH and low O2 on coastal organisms”. Invited panelist and speaker at the 24th Annual Long Island Sound Citizens Summit. Bridgeport, CT 4/10/15.
Baumann H. 2015. Nets versus Nature: Have we indadvertedly made our fish smaller? Global Cafe seminar series. UConn Avery Point Campus 4/9/15
Baumann H. and Gobler C.J. 2015. “Combined effects of low pH and low O2 on coastal organisms”. Host and invited panel speaker. “Latitude 41 under Siege: Impact of Nutrient Pollution & OA on Coastal Waters, Estuaries and Marine Life” organized by the Prospect Hill Foundation. 2/12/15, UConn Marine Sciences, Groton, CT.
Baumann H., Smith E., and Gobler C.J. 2014. “Combined effects of low pH and low O2 on coastal organisms”. Invited speaker at the 7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration, 11/3/14, Washington D.C.
Baumann H., Wells D., Rooker J., Baumann Z., Madigan D., Dewar H., Snodgras O., and Fisher N. 2014. “Combining otolith microchemistry and microstructure analyses to infer transpacific migration patterns in juvenile Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis).” 5th International Otolith Symposium, 19-24 October 2014, Peguera/Mallorca (Spain)
Baumann H. 2014. “Ocean acidification research 2.0: Moving beyond the average open ocean” Seminar talk given in Storrs, CT (UConn, 4/15/14), Hamburg/Germany (IHF, 6/6/14), Kiel/Germany (Geomar, 6/12/14), Avery Point, CT (UConn MDS, 9/19/14), Edgewater, MD (SERC, 10/3/14), and Sandy Hook, NJ (NOAA, 10/9/14). Public Prezi
Baumann, H. You break it, you own it – synchrony in nature, doomed by humans. TEDx talk at TEDx SBU, 10 October 2013 video
Baumann, H., Wallace, R., Tagliaferri, T., and Gobler, C.J. 2013. Large natural pH, CO2 and O2 fluctuations in a temperate tidal salt marsh on diel to seasonal time scales. Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation (CERF), bi-annual meeting 3-7 Nov 2013, San Diego, CA
Murray, C.S., Malvezzi, A., Depasquale, E., Gobler, C.J., and Baumann, H. 2013. Seasonal variability in CO2 sensitivity in early life stages of a coastal marine fish: a case of transgenerational plasticity? CERF bi-annual meeting 3-7 Nov 2013, San Diego, CA
Gobler, C.J., Depasquale, E., Griffith, A., and Baumann, H. 2013. Ocean`s twin assault: The importance of concurrently evaluating the effects of hypoxia and acidification on marine organisms. CERF bi-annual meeting 3-7 Nov 2013, San Diego, CA
Baumann, H. 2013. Global warming weirding. Port Jefferson Rotary Club. Port Jefferson, NY, 29 Oct 2013.
Baumann, H. and Doherty, O. 2013. Decadal changes in the world`s coastal latitudinal temperature gradients. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO). Annual meeting 17-22 February 2013, New Orleans, LA
Murray, C.S., Malvezzi, A., Depasquale, E., Gobler, C.J., and Baumann, H. 2013. Survival and growth at elevated CO2conditions in Atlantic Silverside eggs and larvae: evidence for seasonal variability. ASLO Annual meeting 17-22 February 2013, New Orleans, LA
Malvezzi, A., Murray, C.S., DiBattista, J., Feldheim, K., Chapman, D., and Baumann, H. 2013. Is resistance against elevated CO2 levels a heritable trait in the Atlantic Silverside,Menidia menidia? ASLO Annual meeting 17-22 February 2013, New Orleans, LA
DePasquale, E. Baumann, H., Gobler, C.J. 2013. Impacts of ocean acidification and estuarine stressors on early life growth and survival of Menidia beryllina ASLO Annual meeting 17-22 February 2013, New Orleans, LA
Gobler, C.J., Depasquale, E., Griffith, A., Wallace, R., and Baumann, H. 2013. Dynamics and consequences of acidification and hypoxia in coastal ecosystems ASLO Annual meeting 17-22 February 2013, New Orleans, LA
Baumann, H.. Fish in a future acidified ocean – one less thing to worry about? Invited seminar presentation. (1) Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA (26 Oct 2011), (2) SoMAS, SBU, Stony Brook, NY. Friday Seminar (18 Nov 2011).
Baumann, H. and D.O.Conover. Contrasting patterns of thermal-reaction-norm evolution in Pacific vs. Atlantic silversides – Implications for adaptation to climate change. (1) ASLO 2011 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 13-18 February 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico (2) American Fisheries Society annual meeting 2011, 3-8 September 2011, Seattle WA.
H.Baumann. Crankin` up the heat – global climate change and marine organisms. SoMAS public lecture series. Stony Brook Southampton. 5 November 2010
H.Baumann. 2010. Detecting changes in von Bertalanffy growth parameters (K, L(inf)) in a hypothetical fish stock subject to size-selective fishing. Poster prepared in partial fulfillment of course requirements (`Likelihood and Bayesian Data Analysis` by S.Munch)
H. Baumann, S.C. Talmage, and C.C. Gobler. Reduced early life growth and survival in a fish in direct response to increased CO2. ASLO 2012 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 20-24 February 2012, Salt Lake City, UT
H. Baumann. Fish in a future acidified ocean – one less thing to worry about? Invited seminar presentation. (1) Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA (26 Oct 2011), (2) SoMAS, SBU, Stony Brook, NY. Friday Seminar (18 Nov 2011).
H. Baumann and D.O. Conover. Contrasting patterns of thermal-reaction-norm evolution in Pacific vs. Atlantic silversides – Implications for adaptation to climate change. (1) ASLO 2011 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 13-18 February 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico (2) American Fisheries Society annual meeting 2011, 3-8 September 2011, Seattle WA.
H. Baumann. Studying consequences of man-made global changes for marine fish: Recruitment, climate, fishery. Invited seminar lecture, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA, September 1st 2010.
H. Baumann and M. McCormick. Otolith-derived insights about the settlement process in Rolland’s demoiselle (Chrysiptera rollandi). 4th International Otolith Symposium 23-28 August 2010 Monterey, CA.
H. Baumann. 2006. Growth, selective survival, and recruitment variability in Baltic sprat, Sprattus sprattus. Seminar talk presented on 18 August 2006 at the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Centre (DFO) in St.John’s, Newfoundland (Canada) and on 6 September at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (Canada).
H. Baumann and M.A. Peck. 2006. Field and laboratory evidence for starving early juvenile sprat in Western Baltic coastal waters. 30th Larval Fish Conference, Lake Placid, New York (USA), 11.-14.September 2006.
H. Baumann and Hinrichsen, H.-H. 2006. Potential mechanisms underlying the strong environment-recruitment correlations in Baltic sprat: a discussion. Workshop on advancements in modelling physical-biological interactions in fish early-life history: recommended practices and future directions (WKAMF). 3.-5.April 2006 Nantes, France
H. Baumann. 2004. Growth, selective survival, and recruitment variability in sprat, Sprattus sprattus, from the Central Baltic Sea. Guest lecture at the Institute of Marine and Coastal Management (MCM), Cape Town, South Africa.
H. Baumann, Peck, M.A., and Herrmann, J.-P. 2004. Short-term decoupling of otolith and somatic growth induced by food level changes in post-larval Baltic sprat, Sprattus sprattus. 3rd International Symposium on Fish Otolith Research and Application from 11-16 July 2004, Townsville, Australia
H. Baumann, P. Pepin, F.Mowbray, and F. Davidson. 2002. Do growth patterns of larval radiated shanny, Ulvaria subbifurcata, reflect spatial and temporal differences in the environmental conditions? 2002. 26th Annual Larval Fish Conference, Bergen, Norway
- BIOL 1108: “Principles of Biology” (lecture & lab 4 credits), University of Connecticut FS 2015, FS 2016
- MARN4895 “Ecology of Fishes” for undergraduate students (3 credits), University of Connecticut SS 2015, 2016, 2017
- First international workshop on “Larval Fish Otolith mictrostructure analysis” 4-5 February 2014, Sultan Quaboos University & Center of Marine Science & Fisheries, Muscat/Oman. Invited lecturer and workshop organizer
- HON 112.S01 “Welcome to the Anthropocene: Five human impacts on this planet other than climate change.” Honors Mini-course for Undergraduates SS 2014
- MAR560 “Ecology of Fishes” for graduate students (3 credits) Stony Brook University, SS 2011, 2012, 2013
- 2003-2006 Lecture and practical course “Otolith microstructure analysis as a tool in fisheries ecology”
Ad-hoc reviewer for national and international granting agencies:NSF, NOAA, SeaGrant, Fondecyte (Chile)
Professional memberships: Early Life History Section (secretary elect), American Fisheries Society (AFS), Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), Southern New England Chapter of AFS (SNEC), Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation (CERF)
Baumann, H. and Malzahn, A. 2007. New analyses of juvenile sprat growth and temporal origin in the German Bight (North Sea). GLOBEC International Newsletter 13/1: 30-31.
Baumann, H., Peck, M.A. and Temming, A. 2006. Processes acting during the post-larval / early juvenile stage influence Baltic sprat recruitment. GLOBEC International Newsletter 12/1: 79-81.
Baumann, H., Hinrichsen, H.-H., Koester, F., and Temming, A. 2004. A new retention index for the Central Baltic Sea: long-term hydrodynamic modelling used to improve Baltic sprat recruitment models. GLOBEC International Newsletter 10/1: 11-12.
Baumann, H., Hinrichsen, H.-H., Köster, F.W., and Temming, A. 2004. A new retention index for the central Baltic Sea: long-term hydrodynamic modelling used to study recruitment variability in central Baltic sprat, Sprattus sprattus. ICES CM 2004/L:02
Baumann, H. 2003. Die kleinsten Tagebücher der Welt: Rekonstruktion larvaler Wachstumsraten durch Otolithen-Mikrostrukturanalyse. DGM-Mitteilungen 1/03: 10-12.