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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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Webcam

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

Vacancies

Knowledge Exchange Officer (full position) / Office for Knowledge Exchange
Knowledge Exchange Officer (part-time position) / Office for Knowledge Exchange
Student Helper / Office for Knowledge Exchange

various Post-Doc and PhD positions / ACUTE (Biogeochemistry and Geology)

Specialist in media and information services for the library (Infrastructure)

Publications

Rural Development. Knowledge and Expertise in Governance
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Depoliticised and technocratic?
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The Physiological Response of Two Green Calcifying Algae from the Great Barrier Reef towards High Dissolved Inorganic and Organic Carbon (DIC and DOC) Availability
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Of exploited reefs and fishers – A holistic view on participatory coastal and marine management in an Indonesian archipelago
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Feeding habits of the sea turtles Caretta caretta and Lepidochelys olivacea in south-eastern Brazil
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News

Endangered coral reefs – ZDF broadcasts documentary about ZMT project

On Sunday, ZDF will broadcast a documentary film about the research of a ZMT experts team off the coast of Costa Rica. The scientists discovered a “natural laboratory” there, which offers an insight into the future of reefs that are exposed to the increasing acidification of the oceans. more ...

ZMT feature published in latest issue of magazine “Spektrum der Wissenschaft”

Why did the ancient culture of Easter Island perish? The new issue of the renowned German magazine “Spektrum der Wissenschaft” dedicates an extensive article to the subject (see page 12). It was written by Dr. Gunnar Brandt, member of the Dept. of Modelling at the ZMT and first author of the correspondent scientific study. more ...

Starting their careers: ZMT apprentices successfully finish their vocational training

Four young staff members at the ZMT – Hanna Thimm, Jessica Vince, Robin Remmers und Ole Rupprecht – have successfully finished their three-year vocational training. more ...

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 ...

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Events

Lectures

2.9.15, 12:00, Guest lecture
The microbiome of the soft coral Lobophytum pauciflorum under environmental stress (Wiebke Wessels, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia)
Gastgeber: H. Schwieder

9.9.15, 12:00, PhD colloquium
Responses of the scleractinian coral holobiont to organic nutrient enrichment (Claudia Pogoreutz)

15.-16.9.15, Conference, Makassar, South Sulawesi
International Conference "SIRTRE 2015": Small Islands Research in Tropical Regions – The Spermonde Archipelago and other Case Studies

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Expeditions

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Expedition to Fiji, 1.8.-17.12.15 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