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Core Areas

Activities of the DAM

The DAM brings together leading German marine research institutions. It addresses issues in marine research that are relevant to the future of society through joint research missions meeting the highest standards. To this end, existing and new infrastructures, technologies and information systems are being further improved and expanded. Together, science-based courses of action for the sustainable management of the oceans are to be developed and communicated to society and policy-makers. The DAM is particularly active in four core areas:

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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.

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