Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is a member of the Helmholtz Association. With its Institutes of Materials and of Coastal Research it contributes to solving important questions of society, science and economy. The institute of coastal research investigates the processes at the coast and interaction with land, ocean, and humans.It is the common goal to derive scenarios for the ongoing change and perspectives for future use.
- Coastal research
- Climate research
- Climate change
Biogeochemistry in coastal waters
We investigate natural and anthropogenic pollutants.
Operational systems and coastal ocean dynamics
How do the dynamical processes work?
System analysis and modelling
We develop methods for marine forecasting products and methods.