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ZMT Newsletter

Our newsletter informs about new developments at the ZMT. It is issued twice a year in English. Would you like to subscribe? more ...

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Tropical coastal ecosystems are highly productive habitats with high ecological and economic importance. The ZMT is dedicated to these ecosystems, and the understanding of the influences which alter and threaten them. Through its activities in research, training and consulting, the ZMT aims to contribute toward their protection and sustainable use.
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Publications

Multi-scale processes drive benthic community structure in upwelling-affected coral reefs
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Using empirical orthogonal functions derived from remote sensing reflectance for the prediction of phytoplankton pigments concentrations
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Effects of episodic low aragonite saturation and elevated temperature on the physiology of Stylophora pistillata
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CO2 and inorganic nutrient enrichment affect the performance of a calcifying green alga and its noncalcifying epiphyte
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News

Jointly tackling issues for the future

At the beginning of March, Prof. Dr. Iskandar Zulkarnain, the president of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) is coming to the ZMT for cooperation talks. Plans for joint projects in integrated aquaculture and submarine groundwater discharges in coastal regions will be concretized among other. more ...

Importance of river catchments for the coasts

Within the framework of the preparation for MARE:N, the funding programme for coastal, marine and polar research of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the ZMT is inviting experts for coastal and catchment research to a workshop on March 2nd. more ...

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow from Bangladesh

Aquaculture scientist Prof. Dr. Nesar Ahmed from Bangladesh has been granted a year’s research stay at the ZMT, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. His project deals with the impact of climate change on coastal aquaculture and treats the issue from an ecological and socio-economic perspective. more ...

The ZMT participates in the Leibniz Research Alliance “Infections 21”

The new Leibniz Research Alliance “Infections 21” combines14 Leibniz institutes in an initiative to control, combat and prevent infectious diseases. With its junior research group “Marine Microbiology” led by Astrid Gärdes, the ZMT is also active in this alliance.
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Events

Lectures

3.3.15, 10:30, Guest lecture
Chances and limitation of using meta-barcoding in ecological studies (Pierre Taberlet und Eric Coissac, Universität Grenoble). Host: M. Zimmer

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Expeditions

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Expedition to Saudi Arabia, 3.6.14-1.2.15 more ...

Expedition to South Africa, 20.1.15 - 14.10.15 more ...

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The ZMT is a member of the Leibniz Association, the Leibniz-Network Biodiversity, the German Marine Research Consortium and the Northwest Marine Research Association.

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