Research Interests

Ocean Modeling, Ecosystem Modeling, Oceanic Connectivity, Climate Change, Marine Renewable Energy


  • Ph.D. 2003,  Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University, USA.
  • M.Sc. 1996,  Environmental Engineering (Diplom Ingenieur), Fachhochschule Wilhelmshaven, GERMANY.

Selected Publications

  1. Akpinar, A., Sadighrad, E., Fach, B.A., Arkin, S. (2022) Eddy Induced Cross-Shelf Exchanges in the Black Sea. Remote Sensing 14 (19), doi:10.3390/rs14194881.
  2. Tutar, O., Ruocco, M., Dattolo, E., Lacorata, G., Corrado, R., Watteaux, R., Iudicone, D., Fach, B., Procaccini, G. (2022) High levels of genetic diversity and population structure in the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica at its easternmost distribution limit. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 2022, 0, 1–12. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsac163.
  3. V. Taillandier, F. D’Ortenzio, L. Prieur, P. Conan, L. Coppola, M. Cornec, F. Dumas, X. Durrieu de Madron, B. Fach, M. Fourrier, M. Gentil, D. Hayes, S. Husrevoglu, H. Legoff, L. Le Ster, H. Örek, T. Ozer, P. M. Poulain, M. Ribera d’Alcalà, B. Salihoglu, P. Testor, D. Velaoras, T. Wagener, C. Wimart-Rousseau (2022) Sources of the Levantine Intermediate Water in Winter 2019. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. doi: 10.1029/2021JC017506.
  4. Fach, B.A., Orek, H., Yilmaz, E., Tezcan, D., Salihoglu, I., Salihoglu, B., Latif, M.A.  (2021) Water Mass Variability and Levantine Intermediate Water Formation in the Eastern Mediterranean between 2015-2017. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. doi: 10.1029/2020JC016472.
  5. Karakus, O., Volker, C., Iversen, M., Hagen, W., Wolf Gladrow, D., Fach, B.A., Hauck, J. (2021) Modeling the Impact of Macrozooplankton on Carbon Export Production in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. doi: 10.1029/2021JC017315.