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Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht GmbH Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
Institut für Küstenforschung
Max-Planck-Str. 1
21502 Geesthacht

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.

Main Objectives

  • Science
  • 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.

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