Young Wadden Academy seeks two new members

Thursday 08 November 2018

Logo Young Wadden Academy

The Wadden Academy founded the Young Wadden Academy (YWA) in 2016 to encourage young researchers to focus their energies on the Wadden Region.Read more

Category: General, Internationaal, Waddenacademie

Temperate Wadden Sea helps bar-tailed godwit adapt to climate change in the Arctic

Monday 15 October 2018

black-tailed godwit, on a mudflat in the Wadden Sea. Photo: Bart Vastenhouw via saxifraga

The amount of food in the Wadden Sea determines whether or not bar-tailed godwits will make it to their Siberian breeding grounds and back alive. In the latest issue of Nature Communications, Dr. Eldar Rakhimberdiev of the NIOZ...Read more

Category: Ecologie, Klimaat

Position paper on Sustainable Tourism

Thursday 20 September 2018

Cover position paper Sustainable tourism

In order to provide the discussion on sustainable tourism in the Wadden Sea Region with a stronger scientific foundation, the Waddenacademie asked Dr Frans Sijtsma (Faculty of Spatial Sciences of University of Groningen) and Dr...Read more

Category: Economie

International experts discuss sediment dynamics in the Wadden Sea

Thursday 06 September 2018

short film about sealevel rise, subsidence and sedimentation budget in the Dutch Wadden Sea

The only thing about the Wadden Sea that is constant is its continuous transformation: ebb and flood, wind and waves reform the mudflats, beaches, dunes and salt marshes on a daily basis. These strong natural dynamics were one of...Read more

Category: Geowetenschap, Internationaal, Klimaat

Development of tourism on the German mainland of the Wadden Sea Region

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Ships in the marina of Norddeich, German Wadden coast. Photo: Pixabay

There are huge differences in tourism between the Dutch and the German mainland of the Wadden Sea Region. Ben Wielenga, lecturer and researcher at NHL Stenden University, wrote an article on the development of tourism on the...Read more

Category: Cultuurhistorie, Economie

ISISA Newsletter July 2018

Thursday 23 August 2018

Excursion during ISISA 2018 Conference on Terschelling

The International Small Islands Studies Association (ISISA) released a newsletter with a short report of the 16th Islands of the World ISISA conference "The Changing Futures of Islands" in Leeuwarden and on Terschelling.Read more

Category: Internationaal

Pavel Kabat receives Austrian Cross of Honor

Thursday 28 June 2018

Pavel Kabat receives the Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art, First Class (Österreichisches Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst I. Klasse) from Jakob Calice, Secretary General of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. Photo: IIASA

IIASA Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat has been awarded Austria’s highest honor for services to science.Read more

Category: General, Internationaal

World conference on Dutch island of Terschelling

Monday 02 July 2018

Excursion in the dunes of Terschelling. Photo: Gerard Roos

The Dutch city of Leeuwarden and Island of Terschelling were the setting for the 16th ISISA Islands of the World Conference 2018, held from 10 to 14 June and entitled ‘The changing futures of islands’. More than 140 researchers...Read more

Category: Waddenacademie, Internationaal