Spokesperson (Contact)

Prof. Dr. Helmut Hillebrand,
Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM),
University of Oldenburg

+49 4421 944 102 (mainly Mon-Tue)

+49 471 4831 2542 (mainly Wed-Fri)


5 + 6 June Status seminar CREATE project meeting at HIFMB Oldenburg

Every second thursday of the month:
Jour Fixe of all project members

Publication: „A Complete 60-Year Catalog of Wind Events in the German Bight (North Sea) Derived From ERA5 Reanalysis Data”: https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2023EA003020

Publication: „On marine Real-World-Labs“: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pan3.10412

Publication: „Environmental changes affect the microbial release of hydrogen sulfide and methane from sediments at Boknis Eck (SW Baltic Sea)“: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2022.1096062/full

Project duration: 01.12.2021 - 30.11.2024

Overview participants

Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)

Sarah Brand (Expertise: Marine/Molecular Ecology)
Vera Fofonova (Expertise: Modelling nearshore ocean)
Luis Gimenez (Expertise: Marine ecology; larvae)
Sabine Horn (Expertise: Food web modelling)
Bernadette Pogoda (Expertise: Marine ecology, renaturation)
Lisa Shama (Expertise: Organism. adaptation environmental change)
Mathias Wegner (Expertise: Molecular ecology)
Karen Wiltshire (Expertise: Coastal ecology, long-term dynamics)
Alexa Wrede (Expertise: Functional benthic ecology)
Anja Singer (Expertise: trophic interaction analyses)





Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity at the University of Oldenburg (HIFMB)

Ute Jacob (Expertise: NCP, marine ecology, science-policy)
Silke Laakmann (Expertise: molecular genetics of marine fauna, zooplankton)
Kimberley Peters (Expertise: marine governance, geography)
Maurits Halbach
Silke Eilers (Expertise: Assessment of cumulative effects)
Alica Ohnesorge (Expertise: marine molecular ecology, biological oceanography)
Sven Franzek





Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (UOL)

Helmut Hillebrand (Expertise: Biodiversity Analysis, Statistics)
Jochen Wollschläger (Expertise: Bio-optics, flow measurement systems)
Michelle Albinus (Expertise: Operational Oceanography, Drifter)





GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)

Hermann Bange (Expertise: Biogeochemical Cycles Baltic Sea)
Anja Engel (Expertise: Microbial Biogeochemistry Time Series)
Helmke Hepach (Expertise: Biogeochemical long-term measurements, time series).


Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology (MPI)

Rudolf Amann (Expertise: Microbiome Analysis, Ecology, Taxon)
Anneke Heins (Expertise: Microbiology, Ecology and Marine Biology)


Humboldt University Berlin (HU)

Jochen Hinkel (Expertise: Governance)
Jana Katharina Stahl (Expertise: Marine Governance)

German Institute of Development and Sustainablity (IDOS), Bonn

(Ehemals bis Juni 2022: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, Bonn (DIE) )

Anna-Kath. Hornidge (Expertise: Marine Governance, transdis. research)
Irit Ittner

Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute, Bremerhaven (TI)

Anna Akimova (Expertise: Physical Oceanogr., biophys. mod. )
Anne Sell (Expertise: Aquat. Biodiv. & Ecology; Fisheries Biophys.)

University of Rostock (U Rostock)

Torsten Jeinsch (Expertise: Control Engineering; Autonomous System)
Inna Sokolova (Expertise: Ecophysiology, Bioenergetics)

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)

Annegret Kuhn: (Expertise: Marine Governance; transdis. research.)
Christian Winter: (Expertise: Physics. Processes Coastal Gew., Model.)

Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW)

Peter Feldens (Expertise: Sedimentol., Geomorph., Hydroacoustics)
Matthias Labrenz (Expertise: IOW Environmental & Molecular Microbiology)
Svenja Papenmeier (Expertise: IOW Hydroacoustics, Habitat Mapping & Dynamics)
Inken Schulze

Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT)

Achim Schlüter (Expertise: Marine Governance, institut. Change)
Wiebke Homes (Expertise: Marine Governance, Marine Protected Areas)

University of Greifswald

Thomas Schweder (Expertise: microbiome analyses, metaproteomics)
Norma Welsch (Expertise: molecular biology and cloning)

Hanover University of Veterinary Medicine Foundation (TiHo)

Ursula Siebert (Expertise: Mar. mammals, microbiome, biodiversity)
Stephanie Groß (Expertise: Mar. mammals, pathogens)
Andreas Ruser (Expertise: Mar. mammals, statistics)

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH (UFZ)

Heidi Wittmer (Expertise: Science-Policy, Biodiversity Policy)
Ulrike Tröger

Senckenberg Nature Research Society

Alexander Bartholomä (expertise: Hydroacoustics Habitat Dynamics)
Gavin Breyer (expertise: hydroacoustics; machine learning)

The project CREATE (Concepts for Reducing the Effects of Anthropogenic pressures and uses on marine Ecosystems and on Biodiversity) is part of the mission sustainMare within the German Alliance for Marine Research (DAM). CREATE is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, 03F0836A).

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