Wadden Sea World Heritage Summer School 2018
The Wadden Sea World Heritage Summer School is a joint initiative of three research institutes, namely NIOZ, AWI and ICBM, as well as the Waddenacademie.
[18.08. - 31.08.18] Flyer:Flyer Summer School 2108


Dr. Holger Freund, head of the ICBM research group Geoecology, has been elected chair at the annual general meeting of the German Mellumrat society. The election took place on 10 March at the Dangast National Park House in the village of Dangast, Germany.

Prof. Dr. Oliver Zielinski and Dr. Katharina Pahnke-May, (both ICBM), have been appointed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the German Research Foundation (DFG) as members of the newly established „Review Panel Research Vessels“. 


Video-Portal on YouTube

Travelling Exhibition, with participation of ICBM, started on 27 September 2017

Latest News

"Mouse-Team" at ICBM

German famous children’s TV programme „Broadcast with the Mouse“ visited ICBM this week. On a story around marine litter, video shooting took place last wednesday (11.07.) at the Wilhelmshaven site of the institution as well as near Schillig. The programme is expected to be broadcast on German TV ARD in late summer.

20.09.2016 – ICBM

Marine litter was a big issue in summer trip

During her summer trip, Gabriele Heinen-Kljajic, the Minister of Science in Lower Saxony, stopped over at the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) in Wilhelmshaven. One highlight of the visit was a tour with the research boat “Otzum” in the Jade Bay. Prof. Dr. Jörg-Olaf Wolff (right) presented the new project “Macroplastics” which investigates the distribution of plastic waste in the North Sea and will develop avoidance strategies.more

20.09.2016 – ICBM

“Cuckoo's egg to lighthouse”

In a festive ceremony Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rullkötter presented his chronicle about the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) of the University of Oldenburg to the public for the first time. In this book, the former director of the ICBM describes the institute’s way from a “cuckoo's egg to lighthouse – marine research at the University of Oldenburg”. The book, published by Isensee-Verlag, shall put a smile on the readers’ face, said Rullkötter while presenting the book to numerous guests, among them the publisher Florian Isensee, ICBM director Prof. Dr. Bernd Blasius and the deputy head of the university press office Volker Sandmann.more



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  • 12.09.2018 - 14.09.2018: Youmares 9»

    YOUMARES: . . YOUMARES was organised for the first time in 2010 as network meeting for YOUng MArine RESearchers. Within the German Society for Marine Research (DGM) the Working Group on Studies and Education was founded to organise that yearly event. Since 2010 YOUMARES has developed into the largest meeting for young marine scientists in Germany. It is now well-known among young researchers as an excellent platform to present results in a professional atmosphere that, at the same time, still manages to avoid the sometimes overwhelming character of established scientific meetings. The concept is to exchange ideas in an easy-to-talk-to group of similar minds. In other words, it has grown up while remaining young at heart.

  • 08.10.2018: ICBM PhD Day

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