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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 ...

Job offers

Software developer in the Dept. Ecological Modelling

Four PhD positions in the Junior Research Group “Submarine groundwater discharge”

PhD position in the WG Human Agency, Resilience and Diversity in Coral Reefs

Publications

The future of the oceans past: Towards a global marine historical research initiative.
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A glimpse into the future composition of marine phytoplankton communities
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Distribution, food preference, and trophic position of the corallivorous fireworm Hermodice carunculata in a Caribbean coral reef
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Impact of pond aquaculture effluents on seagrass performance in NE Hainan, tropical China
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News

Active agents from corals

This week DAAD fellow Prof. Dr. Mohammed A. Farag from the University of Kairo will begin work at the ZMT in a collaborative project with the IPB in Halle. Using an innovative combination of molecular analytical methods, he will study potential active agents from corals and their symbiotic algae. more ...

Workshop: Social Sciences in the Marine Sciences

On invitation of the German Marine Research Consortium and the ZMT a joint workshop took place today, which aimed at initiating a discussion about the role of the Social Sciences in the Marine Sciences. The event is hosted by the ZMT, where the social sciences are an integral part of the research since many years. more ...

Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation supports implementation of alumni strategy at the ZMT

The ZMT has a scientific network of exceptional dimensions in its partner countries. As one of three non-university research institutes, the ZMT is a winner in the competition “Research-Alumni-Strategies” of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation. more ...

New at the ZMT: The Office for Knowledge Exchange

For many research institutions structures that facilitate knowledge exchange at the science-policy-society nexus for sustainable use are lacking. The newly founded Office for Knowledge exchange at the ZMT assists projects concerning networking with political actors and other stakeholders in target countries. more ...

„PACE-Net +“ strengthens research cooperation between Pacific Region and EU

Establishing and strengthening forward-looking networks between the European Union and the South Pacific Region are the aim of the EU financed project PACE-Net+. The ZMT is engaged in its activities as German project partner. more ...

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Events

Lectures

29.7.14, 14:00
Specialized metabolites - the fun part of nature's chemistry: how to study and utilize them (Prof. Ludger Wessjohann, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Host: H.Westphal)

30.7.14, 12:00
Band of Brothers: Behind the Savu Sea MPA establishment process (Wasistini Baitoningsih, Doktorandenkolloquium)

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Expeditions

A blog about...

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

...expedition to Indonesia, 12.4.14-27.6.14 more ...

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

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