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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.

Webcam

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

Job offers

the ZMT is looking for student assistants in various working groups.

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Publications

Patron–client relationships, livelihoods and natural resource management in tropical coastal communities
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Aqueous Extracts of the Marine Brown Alga Lobophora variegata Inhibit HIV-1 Infection at the Level of Virus Entry into Cells
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Nitrogen transfers off Walvis Bay: a 3-D coupled physical/ biogeochemical modelling approach in the Namibian upwelling system
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Microhabitat use of early benthic stage mud crabs, Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775), in eastern Australia
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News

Pace Net+ conference in Bremen discusses research cooperation between Europe and the South Pacific

From September 9 to 11 the first international conference of the networking project PACE Net+ will take place in Bremen. As German project partner the ZMT is responsible of organising the congress 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 ...

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 ...

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Events

Lectures

3.9.14, 12:00
Identifying multiple coral reef regimes and their drivers across the Hawaiian Archipelago (Jean-Baptiste Jouffray,
Stockholm Resilience Center, Sweden, Host: S. Ferse)

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

17.9.14, 12:00
Association of Marine Law – consulting, research and capacity building (Dr. Till Markus, Bremen University, Host: H.Westphal)

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Expeditions

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...a trip to Curaçao to the "Coral spawning field workshop" (Secore Foundation), 9.8.14 - 15.8.14 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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