Institute of Coastal Research
Nitrogen Cycle in Coastal WatersNitrogen compounds are an important factor in the production of algal biomass. The team led by biologist Kirstin Dähnke from the Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht has been carrying out extensive Elbe nitrogen measurements for this reason.
Pockmark fields off HelgolandNew publication: Researchers discover methane vents in the German Bight
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Founded in 2001 the Institute of Coastal Research has three main divisions: "Biogeochemistriy 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.