EU Horizon 2020 project

A large scale EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation project contributing to the Trans-Atlantic Research Alliance and GEO.

62 Partners, 18 Countries

International integration of Atlantic ocean observing activities – further supporters / members are welcome.

Konsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung e.V. (KDM)

KDM - the German Marine Research Consortium is made up of sixteen institutions and universities of Germany in the field of marine and polar sciences as well as of coastal research. The members are part of a European and global network of such institutions. With approximately 2,200 scientists of basic and applied marine research, KDM provides comprehensive expertise to meet global challenges having to do with the sea and our environment. KDM is recognized by regional governments and by the federal government as the prime contact for strategic issues related to the future of the ocean sciences. Our major goals are • advancement of science and research, in particular in the field marine sciences including polar and coastal research, • fostering the collaboration of its member institutions and the development of joint research programmes, • intensifying the cooperation within German, European and international marine research and the use of infrastructure and large equipment, • joint public relations addressing decision makers in Germany and the European Union KDM has established a national Strategic Working Group on scientific ocean observatories. The aim of this group is to articulate a German strategy for observatories in the European and global contexts. The KDM secretariat is tasked with science-policy relations in this context.Konsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung e.V. (KDM)

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