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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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Publications

Late Holocene sea-level fall and turn-off of reef flat carbonate production: Rethinking bucket fill and coral reef growth models
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Microstructural analyses of sedimentary Halimeda segments from the Spermonde Archipelago (SW Sulawesi, Indonesia): a new indicator for sediment transport in tropical reef islands?
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The slow demise of Easter Island: insights from a modeling investigation
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Multi-scale processes drive benthic community structure in upwelling-affected coral reefs
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News

Tackling the challenges of the future together

At the invitation of the ZMT Prof. Dr. Iskandar Zulkarnain, the president of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), visited the Institute today to discuss joint aims and research projects.
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Importance of river catchments for the coasts

Within the framework of the preparation for MARE:N, the funding programme for coastal, marine and polar research of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the ZMT is inviting experts for coastal and catchment research to a workshop on March 2nd. more ...

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow from Bangladesh

Aquaculture scientist Prof. Dr. Nesar Ahmed from Bangladesh has been granted a year’s research stay at the ZMT, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. His project deals with the impact of climate change on coastal aquaculture and treats the issue from an ecological and socio-economic perspective. more ...

The ZMT participates in the Leibniz Research Alliance “Infections 21”

The new Leibniz Research Alliance “Infections 21” combines14 Leibniz institutes in an initiative to control, combat and prevent infectious diseases. With its junior research group “Marine Microbiology” led by Astrid Gärdes, the ZMT is also active in this alliance.
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Events

Lectures

11.3., 12:00, Guest lecture
Hypersaline lakes of Christmas Island (Line Islands, Central Pacific) - a window into past unorthodox microbial carbonate factories (Prof Dr. Joachim Reitner, Universität Göttingen). Host: H. Westphal

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Expeditions

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

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.

Konsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung