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leading German marine research institutions in one alliance

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RESEARCH MISSIONS

Seas and oceans play a crucial role in global climate processes. They are among the most important ecosystems on earth and influence the lives of millions of people.

The DAM’s research missions will focus on current and relevant challenges facing society in marine research, allowing science-based decisions to be made for the protection and sustainable use of coasts, seas and oceans with clear objectives.

UN DECADE OF MARINE RESEARCH FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

UN DECADE

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We connect university and non-university institutions conducting marine research and collaborate with strategic partners to promote the sustainable use of the coasts, seas and oceans more

Our members and partners: The DAM connects 23 member institutions and two strategic partners | Graphics: Carolin Rankin |

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Our Sponsors

The federal government and the regional governments of the five Northern German federal states are supporting and funding the current establishment of the DAM. In addition, the DAM is supported by the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.