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.

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When heat becomes electricity at 1000 °C.

Thermophotovoltaics: Researchers develop new resistant emitter based on iridium

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In its element

Pile launch of the Coriolis: The research vessel is put into water for the first time

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What influence does the Elbe have on the German Bight?

For the first time, Helmholtz researchers are holistically analyzing the input of climate gases, environmental chemicals, nano- and microplastics, and ...

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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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Join a great team to support marine research, ecosystem science and climate-friendly change! We ...

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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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Deutsche Allianz Meeresforschung

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a member of the German Alliance Marine Research.

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European projects

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