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Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation

Research areas

  • Investigation of physical processes in coastal and shelf seas
  • Investigation of the dynamics of marine ecosystems
  • Model development for physical processes, bio-geochemical transformations, and population dynamics
  • Long-term observations of the marine environment with a focus on the Baltic Sea
  • Application and development of oceanographic instrumentation


the latest data of the automated measuring stations operated by the IOW, including salinity, temperature and meteorology.

Environmental Monitoring of the Baltic Sea

The latest reports on the hydrographic-hydrochemical state of the Baltic Sea.