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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

Ocean acidification alters the calcareous microstructure of the green macro-alga Halimeda opuntia
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Sex- and habitat-specific movement of an omnivorous semi-terrestrial crab controls habitat connectivity and subsidies: a multi-parameter approach
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Environmental and anthropogenic factors structuring waterbird habitats of tropical coastal lagoons: Implications for management
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Spatial variations in wave transformation and sediment entrainment on a coral reef sand apron
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News

Summa cum laude for a doctoral thesis on reef ecology

For his doctoral thesis, Ulisse Cardini spent eight months in Aqaba at the marine research station of the University of Jordan. Within the framework of the CANCOR project, he studied the role of corals in the seasonal nitrogen cycle in the reefs of the northern part of the Red Sea and the impact of disruptive factors. more ...

Tackling the challenges of the future together

At the invitation of the ZMT Prof. Dr. Iskandar Zulkarnain, the president of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), visited the Institute today to discuss joint aims and research projects.
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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 ...

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Events

Lectures

1.4.15, 12:00, Doktorandenkolloquium
Disentangling local and global drivers of coral reef condition on Pacific islands (Amanda Ford)

15.4., 12:00, Lecture
Coastal Aquaculture and Climate Change in Bangladesh: Pain & Gain (Prof. Dr. Nesar Ahmed)

25.4., 14:00, Congress "Meerwasser Aquaristik", Klimahaus Bremerhaven
Was hat Nemo mit Mikroben und Keramik zu tun? (A. Kunzmann)


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Expeditions

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

Expedition to Zanzibar, 8.3.15-9.4.15 more ...

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