Forschungsprojekte der Arbeitsgruppe

Aktuelle Projekte

Cluster of Excellence der CAU Kiel The Future Ocean, Themenbereich B6: Dangerous Ocean (DFG, 2007-2017)

Holocene evolution and present-day dynamics of the Parnaíba delta: response of a pristine delta to climate change and sea-level rise

Baltic Sea water budget and sediment transport changes since the Littorina Transgression and their effects on the ecosystem

The SouthChina Sea Deep


Climate - Biogeochemistry Interactions in the Tropical Oceans (SFB 754)

The importance of submarine groundwater discharge for the southwestern Baltic Sea (SGDBALTIC)

Groundwater/seawater along the south African coast and its effects on sustainable coastal and water resource management (SPACES)

Biogeochemistry of trace metals and their isotopes in the southeastern Atlantic. RV Meteor cruise M121



GeoHab – BALDESH – Habitats and fields of stones in the shallow water environment of the Baltic Sea coast of Schleswig-Holstein – their dynamics and function.

STopP – „From sediment to top predators – influence of seabed characteristics on ben-thos and benthivorous birds“.

SEDINO, Phase II (Sediment dynamics in the North- and Baltic Sea - delimitation of sea-floor-types considering the subsurface structure and the influence of benthic organisms on sediment properties and sediment distribution)  

Identification of marine habitats in Flensburg Fjord (Baltic Sea)


Operational Monitoring of hard bottom substrates in the Western Baltic Sea

Abgeschlossene Projekte

Land-ocean-atmospheric interactions in the coastal zone of Southern Vietnam, 2003-2011

Land-ocean-atmospheric interactions in the Gulf of Tonkin, 2012-2014

Project-related scientific exchange with Brazil, 1998-2012

Northern Brazilian river deltas: River impacts versus pristine discharge, 2009-2012


Atlantic margin integrated basin analysis, Morocco, 2007-2011

Assessing the submarine groundwater discharge flux to meet potable water demand and improve domestic water supply in coastal regions (Mauritius). (IAEA funded)

DFG Priority-Program 1144: From Mantle to Ocean: Energy-, Material- and Life-cycles at Spreading Axes”


AufMod (Aufbau von integrierten Modellsystemen zur Analyse der langfristige Morphodynamik in der Deutschen Bucht

Compilation of marine habitats in coastal waters of Schleswig-Holstein

Identification of marine habitats west of Fehmarn Island (Baltic Sea)

Identification of marine habitats in Mecklenburg Bight, Sagas Bank (Baltic Sea)

Identification of marine habitats on the abrasion platform offshore Schleimünde – Kiel Bight (Baltic Sea)

SEDYMAN I + II (Sediment dynamics in Mangrove areas)

Evaluation of sediment-classification data from the North Sea and the Baltic Sea

Extended evaluation of sediment-classification data from the North Sea and the Baltic Sea

TUNWAT (Tsunami deposits in nearshore and coastal waters off Thailand)

BASYS (Baltic Sea System Study)

EUMARSAND (European Marine Sand- and Gravel Extraction)

Erforschung der FFH-Lebensraumtypen Sandbank und Riff in d. AWZ der dt. Nord- und Ostsee (BfN)

Identification of Marine Living Resources in Hörnum Tief (North Sea)


RADOST (Regional Adaption Strategies for the German Baltic Sea Coast)

Küstensicherung Timmendorfer Strand

RegStone (Regeneration of subaquatic stone fields)