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Prof. Dr. Oliver Zielinski - Director

Oliver Zielinski
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde
Seestraße 15
18119 Rostock
Phone: +49 381 5197 100
Fax: +49 381 5197 105
Office: Ute Fensky


  • Marine sensors and intelligent sensor systems
  • Marine optics and physics, incl. physical-optical modelling
  • Detection of marine biogeochemical parameters
  • Detection of marine hazardous substances
  • Long-term use and reliability of marine sensors
  • Autonomous sensor and observation systems
  • Coastal and marginal seas, estuaries and fjords
  • Sustainable Artificial Intelligence (Green-AI)
  • Digitalisation in water and environment
  • Citizen science and technology transfer


  • since 2024 - Member of the German National Committee SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research)
  • since 2023 - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Oceanographic Museum Stralsund
  • since 2023 - Member of the Executive Board of the Department "Maritime Systems" at the University of Rostock (INF)
  • since 2022 - International Advisory Board of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
  • since 2021 - National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
  • since 2021 - Member of the Board of Trustees of the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
  • since 2020 - Future Forum Ocean (ZFO) of German marine research