Research for a Changing World

Our aim is the preservation of a world worth living in. To this end, we generate knowledge and research new technologies for more resilience and sustainability—for the benefit of the climate, the coasts and the people.

Our Mission


Full speed ahead for hydrogen

Expansion of cooperation between the Helmut-Schmidt University and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon in the field of hydrogen storage

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Sustainability for Marine Regions

Kick-off meeting: CoastalFutures, a component of the DAM research mission, researches utilization of the sea and coasts

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Traffic Emits the Tiniest of Particles

A new Hereon study shows: The air in Hamburg reveals very high concentrations of ultrafine particles at some places

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht – Centre for Materials and Coastal Research GmbH has been renamed Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH. With this new name and new logo, the research center is expressing its current mission and the organizational structure with its sites and field locations.

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Data Scientist (m/w/d) für geowiss Datenanalyse und Webtoolentwicklung

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Das Norddeutsche Küsten- und Klimabüro am Institut für Küstensysteme - Analyse und ...

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Helmholtz Association

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a member of the Helmholtz Association.

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Climate Service Center (GERICS)

Practical preparation of knowledge in climate research.

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Audit Job and Family

The Hereon has been honoured every three years since 2008 for its family-friendly policies.

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European projects

Pan-European and European- funded projects in which the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is involved.