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

Short film about Sea-level rise, Subsidence and Sedimentation in the Dutch Wadden Sea

Thursday 07 June 2018

Short film Sea-level rise, Subsidenca and Sedimentation in the Dutch Wadden Sea

During the National Congres "Wadden Sea World Class' May 17 in Leeuwarden, the short film about Sea-level rise, Subsidence and Sedimentation in the Dutch Wadden Sea was released. Read more

Category: Geowetenschap

Trilateral Research Agenda officially presented

Thursday 17 May 2018

Jouke van Dijk, chairman of the Waddenacademie, presented the Trilateral Research Agenda to the Wadden Ministers of Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. Foto: Henk Postma

Earlier this day, Jouke van Dijk, chairman of the Waddenacademie, presented on behalf of the trilateral scientific community the Trilateral Research Agenda to the Wadden Ministers of Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands at the...Read more

Category: Waddenacademie, Internationaal

Pavel Kabat Chief Scientist and Research Director World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Friday 23 March 2018

Pavel Kabat. Photo: IIASA

The World Meteorological Organization has appointed Pavel Kabat as its first chief scientist and research director. He will lead the overall strategic direction of the WMO science, and its underlying research activities,...Read more

Category: Klimaat, Internationaal, Waddenacademie

Three PhD-scholarships at Universität Hamburg

Tuesday 06 March 2018

Researchers at work on the salt marshes. Foto: Stefanie Nolte

For the project WEPPS "Warming Effects on Plant Soil interplay and ecosystem functioning in Wadden Sea Salt marshes” Universität Hamburg is searching for three PhD candidates ont he topics Soil Ecology, Plant Ecology and Soil...Read more

Category: Ecologie, Internationaal

Dead shells important for return flat oysters in the Wadden Sea

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Flat oyster, Ostrea edulis. Photo: Eric Gibus via

In particular, empty cockleshells provide the main settlement substrate for flat oyster larvae. But also Japanese oysters and many other shellfish species are suitable for the flat oyster. The differences are mainly determined by...Read more

Category: Ecologie

Utrecht University appoints Katja Philippart Professor by Special Appointment of 'Productivity of Coastal Marine Ecosystems'

Wednesday 07 February 2018

Katja Philippart. Photo: Vincent Basler

On February 1st, Dr. Ir. Katja Philippart was appointed as a Professor by Special Appointment at Utrecht University on the chair in 'Productivity of Coastal Marine Ecosystems', established by the Royal Netherlands Institute for...Read more

Category: Ecologie, Waddenacademie, General

Quality Status Report 2017 gives multi-faceted analysis of the Wadden Sea

Friday 26 January 2018

[Translate to english:] Het Wad bij Holwerd

Geomorphology and climate, habitats and communities, species, human activities, and pollution of the Wadden Sea are the main areas of analysis in the Quality Status Report 2017 (QSR).Read more

Category: Internationaal, Waddenacademie