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Ocean currents are vital to many aspects of the ecosystem. They transport food to fishing grounds but also distribute pollutants that are, for example, introduced by rivers. Continue...

Wadden Sea
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The Wadden Sea is a unique and highly sensitive habitat. This also shows the designation of the area as UNESCO Worl Natural Heritage (since 2009). Continue...

Matter Cycles in Coastal Seas

The global coastal seas form a narrow strip between land and ocean. Join us on a tour through the biogeochemical work of the Institute of Coastal Research. Continue...

Shipping Emissions
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Ships substantially contribute to air pollution in heavily travelled coastal regions by emitting nitrogen oxides. Using computer simulations, researchers at the Institute of Coastal Research have determined the extent of this pollution- Continue...

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Hier ein kurzer Teasertext zur Eutrophierung und schwupps gehts auch schon: Continue...