Institute of Coastal Research
Forests significantly influence the global mercury cyclePlants and their leaves are believed to play a key role in intercepting human-made emissions of harmful mercury - according to a new study in the journal Nature Geoscience, in which scientists from the Helmholtz Center Geesthacht (HZG) are involved.
Challenges along the tidal part of the Elbe and adjacent North SeaOn March 16th, more than 60 regional actors met for the Elbe-North Sea Supersite Workshop in Hamburg to discuss future research projects.
Knowledge Compiled for Researching and Protecting Our CoastsThe coastMap marine geoportal at the Institute of Coastal Research: www.coastmap.org
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Founded in 2001 the Institute of Coastal Research has three main divisions: "Biogeochemistry in Coastal Seas", "Operational Systems" and "System Analysis and Modelling". Research is focused on coastal processes including interaction between land, sea and human being. The common aim of the scientists is the assessment for current and future changes in coastal areas. Thus creating a scientific basis for a sustainable and forward-looking coastal management.