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Helmholtz Research Field: Earth and Environment

Institute of Coastal Systems - Analysis and Modeling

The Institute for Coastal Systems conducts research from physical, ecological and socio-economic perspectives on coastal system change due to climate change and use. We develop prediction methods and future scenarios for coastal systems and their resources, using coupled complex mechanistic and statistical models, as well as state-of-the-art AI methods. By developing digital twins of the coastal environment and providing our reconstruction and future scenarios, we support the sustainable and safe use of coastal systems and create a scientific basis for future-oriented coastal management. With our research, we provide scientific and methodological support for decision-making processes in public and private sectors.

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Exhibition model of the Ludwig Prandtl II

Hereon gets Lauenburg on board

The new research ship LUDWIG PRANDTL II is being built by the Lauenburg-based Hitzler shipyard. It is expected to cost around 15 million Euros

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Report

The Baltic Earth Assessment Reports (BEAR)

Several researchers of the Institute of Coastal Systems - Analysis and Modeling contributed to the The Baltic Earth Assessment Reports (BEAR), a special issue of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The special issue summarises the currently available knowledge on the major issues and challenges as defined in the Baltic Earth Science Plan 2017. Report

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Green hydrogen from offshore wind power

In the H2Mare flagship project, four Hereon institutes are researching the production of green hydrogen and secondary products for storing energy on the high ...

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Study

Risk Awareness of Hamburg Citizens

A telephone survey was conducted among 511 citizens of Hamburg to determine their perception of climate change and its possible consequences. NDR Report

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Study

Risk Awareness of Hamburg Citizens

The United Nations Ocean Conference is currently taking place in Lisbon. Against this background, Prof. Dr. Corinna Schrum, Director of the Institute for Coastal Systems at the Helmholtz Centre Hereon, talks about the current problems of the world's oceans.
The interview by Axel Bojanovski with Corinna Schrum in the WELT on the topic "Wind energy parks in the sea will change the environment" appeared online on 29.6.2022. read more