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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 ...

Vacancies

Three PhD- and a PostDoc position in the project ACUTE (WG Tropical Marine Microbiology)

Publications

Life-history, movement, and habitat use of Scylla serrata (Decapoda, Portunidae): current knowledge and future challenges
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Artificial Crab Burrows Facilitate Desalting of Rooted Mangrove Sediment in a Microcosm Study
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Living on the Margin in the Anthropocene: engagement arenas for sustainability research and action at the ocean–land interface
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From sea sharing to sea sparing e Is there a paradigm shift in ocean management?
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Benthic Nutrient Fluxes from Mangrove Sediments of an Anthropogenically Impacted Estuary in Southern China
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News

Top Marks for a Doctorate at the ZMT on a Pressing Topic

Congratulations to the ZMT scientist Thomas Mann! In his dissertation on the impact of sea level rise on coral islands the geologist has explored a pressing, important topic in the debate on global warming. His dissertation containing surprising results received the top grade of summa cum laude. more ...

ISATEC Master student honoured for best talk at conference

Rashid Imam, a second-year Master student at the ZMT, has been honoured with the 2015 Sally Richardson Award for the best student talk at a conference. more ...

Third party funding success: ZMT coordinates research project ECOLOC on the Chinese tropical island of Hainan

Within the framework of the German-Chinese Cooperation in the Marine Sciences, the ZMT can again record a success. The Bremen institute will coordinate the research programme ECOLOC, which is supported with 1.3 million euro by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. more ...

The future of biological research under the influence of the Nagoya Protocol

How can advantages for research and development from genetic resources and knowledge from other countries be fairly shared? A symposium which will be held on 14 July at the ZMT will tackle the consequences of the Nagoya Protocol for scientific research. more ...

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Events

Lectures

12.8.15, 12:00,
Guest lecture
A trilogy on the adaptation of flood-affected people in Kampung Muara Baru, Jakarta (Hendricus Simarmata, University of Bonn and Ministry of Planning, Indonesia)
Host: A.K. Hornidge

15.-16.9.15, Makassar, South Sulawesi
Internationale Konferenz "SIRTRE 2015": Small Islands Research in Tropical Regions – The Spermonde Archipelago and other Case Studies (Deadline for abstract submission 30.7.)

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Expeditions

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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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