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

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Professorship in Marine Ecotoxicology

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Publications

Facies patterns of a tropical heterozoan carbonate platform under eutrophic conditions: the Banc d’Arguin, Mauritania
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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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News

Visiting scientist receives scholarship from the AWARD Programme

The AWARD programme annually honors the most talented women scientists of Africa in agricultural research. One of the winners is Dr. Lydia Adeleke from Nigeria, who is staying at the ZMT with a scholarship to launch a joint research project studying the impact of climate change on Nigerian fisheries. more ...

1st ZMT Workshop on Science for Sustainability

ZMT´s Office for Knowledge Exchange is organising a kick-off workshop from 18th to 21st of January 2015. The objective is to shed light on approaches that could support researchers to exchange knowledge with non-scientific stakeholders to promote social-ecological outcomes. The workshop is open for registration for anyone interested in this field of activity. more ...

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 ...

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Events

Lectures

27.11.14, 15:00, Guest lecture
Bacterial life-styles (Hans Peter Grossart, IGB Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Host: A.Gärdes)

3.12.14, 12:00, PhD colloquium
Local discourses of rapid environmental change on Takuu Atoll, PNG: Preliminary results (Anke Mösinger)

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Expeditions

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

Expedition to Peru, 1.4.13 - 31.1.16 more ...

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