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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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Publications

Turf algae-mediated coral damage in coastal reefs of Belize, Central America
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Evolution of the Indian Summer Monsoon and terrestrial vegetation in the Bengal region during the past 18 ka
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The Manx shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) as a candidate sentinel of Atlantic Ocean health
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Benthic primary production in an upwelling-influenced coral reef, Colombian Caribbean
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News

New junior research group investigates submarine groundwater discharge

At the ZMT, a new junior research group led by Dr. Nils Moosdorf recently started its research on submarine groundwater discharge. The group is supported by the BMBF in in its framework programme “Research for Sustainable Development”. It offers young scientists the chance to contribute to research on global change with innovative ideas. more ...

PACE-NET Plus conference in Bremen discusses research cooperation between Europe and the South Pacific

From September 9th to 11th the first international conference of the network project PACE-NET Plus will take place in Bremen. As German project partner, the ZMT is responsible for organising the conference under the theme “Europe-Pacific collaborations in view of global change processes”. more ...

Mayoress Karoline Linnert visits the ZMT

To inform herself about the work and aims of the ZMT, Mayoress and Senator for Finances of Bremen Karoline Linnert visited the ZMT and was also offered a guided tour of the marine experimental facility. more ...

Aquaculture in China damages seagrass meadows

Within the framework of the LANCET project, the ZMT investigated the damage of intensive aquaculture to seagrass meadows in Chinese coastal regions. These highly productive ecosystems are of major importance for the adjacent ecosystems and the carbon cycle. more ...

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Events

Lectures

17.9.14, 10:30
Extreme weather events and child height: Evidence from Mongolia (Dr. Kati Schindler, DIW Berlin, Host: H. Westphal)

17.9.14, 12:00
North-German Research and Education Alliance in the Area of Marine and Maritime Law (Dr. Till Markus, Bremen University, Host: H.Westphal)

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Expeditions

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an expedition to Zanzibar, Tanzania, 23.8.14 – 8.11.14 more ...

an expedition to Saudi Arabia, 3.6.14-1.2.15 more ...

an expedition to Sine Saloum, Senegal, 3.11.13 - 1.10.14 more ...

an expedition to Peru, 1.4.13 - 31.1.16 more ...

an expedition to the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, 20.6.12 - 20.12.14 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.

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