Senckenberg am Meer Wilhelmshaven

German Center for Marine Biodiversity Research (DZMB)


Major research projects and cooperations

  • Coordination of the Census of the Diversity of Abyssal Marine Life (CeDAMar) a field project of the Census of Marine Life (CoML)

  • Organisation of the international DIVA-2 expedition (Latitudinal gradients of deep-sea biodiversity in the Atlantic Ocean)

  • Participation in the international research cruises and projects DIVA-1, ANDEEP 1-3, OASIS, EASIZ, BENEFIT, MAR-ECO, NODINAUT, BENDEX

  • Cooperation with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
  • Cooperation with the Bund-Länder-Meß-Programm Nordsee
  • Cooperation with the Universities of Oldenburg and Hamburg