The 17th Coastal Summer School came to an end. 19 young scientists from 11 nations visited the Baltic Sea island of Hiddensee for 12 days to deepen their knowledge of coastal research. more
Experiment shows: microplastics aggregate with natural particles - new publication in the international journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Using satellite radar images, scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG) are investigating how wind turbines in the German Bight are modifying the wind conditions in the surrounding area. Radar technology has shown these effects up to 70 kilometres behind the installations. Results that may be significant for the optimal siting and operation of future plants. more
The marine Geoportal coastMap offers a wide range of scientific data and information about the North Sea for experts as well as for interested public. more
For the first time, the UK and Germany have joined forces to investigate the impact of climate change on the Arctic Ocean. more
About 130 Earth system scientists from 14 countries and different scientific disciplines will meet for the 2nd Baltic Earth Conference in mid-June in Helsingør, Denmark, to discuss past, current and future environmental transitions which the Baltic Sea region will face in the future. more
Plants 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. more
On March 16th, more than 60 regional actors met for the Elbe-North Sea Supersite Workshop in Hamburg to discuss future research projects. more
The CoastMap marine geoportal at the Institute of Coastal Research: www.coastmap.org more
Wave dynamics are yet to be truly understood because their movement is so rapid and complex. Physicist Marc Buckley from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht now utilises a watertight laser system to, in a sense, freeze the movement of waves to discover how wind energy is transformed into wave motion. From the results, he hopes to gain important insights into how hurricanes are formed and uncover information that can be used to optimise mathematical climate models. more
New study published in the Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. more
Read more in the fifth issue of our magazine about scientists who want to get things moving. more
The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG) will be part of the Bonn World Climate Conference (COP23) from 6 to 16 November 2017 at the end of “Science Year 2016*17 - Seas and Oceans”. more
Agreement on long-term financing of DKRZ's climate computer signed more
What do we know about climate, climate change and its effects in Hamburg and Northern Germany? more
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Postdoctoral Investigator (m/f) In the area of Submesoscale Dynamics
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One scientific focus of the Institute of Coastal Research is the investigation of submesoscale dynamics in the coastal ocean. The Institute uses and develops a unique set of instruments and platforms ranging from a Zeppelin to speed boats and drones, as well as marine radar, towed-instrument chains, or hyperspectral detectors allowing for very-high resolution observations on the order of meters and seconds. The institute has led several large submesoscale experiments off the coast of California and in the Baltic Sea (SubEx and “Expedition Clockwork Ocean”, www.clockwork-ocean.com) and is using high resolution ROMS and LES models with the aim to understand the physical dynamics of submesoscale eddies and fronts and their interaction with biogeochemical and biological processes.
We invite applications for a postdoctoral investigator position (m/f) in the research group Submesoscale Dynamics at the Institute of Coastal Research with preferred starting date on February 1, 2019. The position is limited to three years. The place of employment is Geesthacht, Germany. more
Postdoctoral fellowship (m/f)
|Institute||Institute of Coastal Research|
The Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is investigating energy transfers in the near surface of the ocean. We therefore invite applications for a postdoctoral position (m/f) in the area of “ocean energy pathways”. The duration of the position is two years.
The place of employment is Geesthacht, Germany. more
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