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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.

Webcam

Our webcam shows a pair of clownfish tending their brood. more ...

Job offers

We are looking for student assistants in various working groups.

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Publications

Regional environmental change: Linking regional dynamics in coastal and marine social-ecological systems to global sustainability
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Flowers and an honour box: evidence on framing effects.
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To cope or to sustain? Eroding long-term sustainability in an Indonesian coral reef fishery.
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Towards a framework for cross-scale and multi-level analysis of coastal and marine social-ecological systems dynamics.
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News

Leibniz President Kleiner a guest at ZMT

On Monday 17 the new Leibniz President Prof. Dr. Matthias Kleiner will give a talk at the ZMT about cooperative research approaches in the Leibniz Association. The talk is part of a course of the Leibniz Graduate School SUTAS, which will tackle the interdisciplinary challenge to understand marine and coastal ecosystems. more ...

New research vessel „Sonne“ is coming to Bremen

With a length of 116 m the new “Sonne” is the largest research vessel in Germany. The ship with its state-of-the-art technical facilities was inaugurated by Chancellor Merkel this year in July. On its presentation voyage along the German coast it will also come to Bremen with an exhibition including an exhibit from the ZMT, and will be open for visitors. more ...

ZMT presents its research cooperation with Indonesia to Foreign Minister Steinmeier

From 1 to 3 November, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited one of the most important Asian partner countries for Germany: Indonesia. Last Sunday, during a boat trip on the Bay of Jakarta, ZMT scientist Tim Jennerjahn had the opportunity to present the bilateral cooperation in marine research between the ZMT and Indonesia. more ...

Member of ZMT Advisory Board appointed Minister

Dr. Indroyono Soesilo, since 2014 member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the ZMT, has been appointed Indonesian Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs. The scientist has previously assumed prominent positions within the Indonesian Government and the FAO and has cooperated with the ZMT in numerous German-Indonesian research projects. more ...

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Events

Lectures

19.11.14, 12:00, Guest lecture
Adaptation of the artisanal fisherfolks to climate change in the coastal region of Nigeria (Dr. Mosunmola Lydia Adeleke, University of Technology, Alure, Nigeria. Host: M. Wolff)

27.11.14, 12:00, Guest lecture
Developments and Innovation on Seaweed Farming Research in Zanzibar, Tanzania (Dr. Flower Msuya, University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Host: A.Schlüter)

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Expeditions

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Expedition to Peru, 1.4.13 - 31.1.16 more ...

Expedition to Zanzibar, Tanzania, 23.8.14 – 8.11.14 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.

Konsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung