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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 ...

Welcome to the website of the ZMT

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

We are looking for student assistants in various working groups.

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Publications

Co-culture of sea cucumber Holothuria scabra and red seaweed Kappaphycus striatum
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Burrows of the Semi-Terrestrial Crab Ucides cordatus Enhance CO2 Release in a North Brazilian Mangrove Forest
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Massive coral tissue ablations in reefs of Pacific Costa Rica
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Differences in food web structure of mangroves and freshwater marshes: evidence from stable isotope studies in the Southern Gulf of Mexico
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News

New GENUS podcasts

In the GENUS project, new podcasts were produced during the last expedition on the research vessel „Meteor“ along the Namibian coast. Expedition participants from the ZMT report about their research on the vessel. The joint project investigates the influence of climate change on the Benguela upwelling system. more ...

Leibniz in Africa: Networking meeting at the ZMT

This week the ZMT is hosting a workshop that aims to concretise the strategy of the Leibniz Association with respect to intensifying the cooperation with partners in Africa. more ...

Search for geological traces on Majorca

During an eight-day excursion, geologists Hildegard Westphal and Alessio Rovere, leader of the joint research group on sea level changes, introduced students from the University of Bremen into the world of fossil reefs on Majorca. The island offers a wealth of geological particularities. more ...

Worried marine scientists

An article in the Journal „Weser Wirtschaft“ introduces the research at the ZMT and its points of contact with Bremen´s economy. more ...

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Events

Lectures

11.11.14, 12:00, guest lecture
Global relationship between phytoplankton diversity and productivity in the ocean: killing the winner (Dr. Sergio Vallina, Institute of Marine Sciences, Spanish National Research Council. Host: A. Merico)

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Expeditions

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

Expedition to Zanzibar, Tanzania, 23.8.14 – 8.11.14 more ...

Expedition to Saudi Arabia, 3.6.14-1.2.15 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.

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