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Dr. rer. nat. Gisbert Breitbach

Dr. rer. nat. Gisbert Breitbach

Global Coast


Phone: +49 (0)4152 87-1563

Fax: +49 (0)4152 87-1525

E-mail contact

2005 - today Data manager at the Institute of Coastal Ocean Dynamics, Helmholtz Center Geesthacht, especially COSYNA (Coastal Observing System for Northern and Arctic Seas)

1991 - 2005 Head of the central IT department of the former GKSS research center (now Hereon)

1989 - 2001 Database and network expert in the IT department of the former GKSS research center

1988 Promotion, Justus Liebig Universität Gießen

1984 - 1988 Doctoral studies and supervision of the servers at the II. Physikalisches Institut, Justus Liebig Universität Gießen

1976 - 1983 Studies of Physics, Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen

1976 General University Entrance Qualification

since 2017 MOSES data management

since 2017 DANUBIUS data management

seit 2015 Jerico Next (Joint European Research Infrastructure Network for Coastal Observatories)

2015 - 2018 Bonus Projekt SHEBA (Sustainable Shipping and Environment of the Baltic Sea region)

2012 - 2015 MaNIDA (Marine Network for Data and Information Access, Portal deutsche Meeresforschung)

2006 - 2009 EU FP7 Projekt InterRisk

2005 - 2009 C3Grid (Collaborative Climate Community Data and Processing Grid)

  • Founding member of the Open Science (formerly Open Access) working group of the Helmholtz Association
  • Member of ICES DIG (Data and Information Group)
  • Member of EuroGOOS working group DATAMEQ (Data Management, Exchange and Quality WG)
  • Member of the AG data management of the Helmholtz centers in the field of earth and environment