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Publisher: NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

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Fish and invertebrate animals are far more affected by warmer and more acidic seawater than previously known. This is the conclusion of a study co-led by NIOZ marine biologist Katharina Alter, based on a new analysis method and..


Continue reading 11 April 2024   3 dgn oud

Over the past forty years, the Atlantic Ocean has experienced a tropicalization, with an increase of warmer-water species. The Mediterranean and the Baltic Sea, where warming has been more rapid, have seen a marked decline in..


Continue reading 27 March 2024   2 wkn oud

As more and more nutrients from land and air enter the world’s oceans, the dead zones without oxygen in the water will increase in size and intensity. That is the warning that PhD student Zoë van Kemenade, an organic geochemist at..


Continue reading 26 March 2024   2 wkn oud

Plants are not interchangeable when it comes to forming young dunes on a beach. This is shown in the thesis of coastal ecologist Carlijn Lammers of NIOZ. She discovered that sand couch and marram grass form different types of..


Continue reading 24 March 2024   3 wkn oud
Hung-An Tian conducting filtration of particulate organic carbon/nitrogen  in temperature control container onboard RV Araon

Iron that fertilizes the waters around Antarctica mostly comes from the deep, upwelling waters and the sediments there. That is shown by field research of NIOZ marine biogeochemist Hung-An Tian in the Amundsen Sea and the Weddell..


Continue reading 08 March 2024   1 maand oud
Tjisse van der Heide

Professor of coastal ecology and NIOZ scientist Tjisse van der Heide receives a prestigious Vici grant for his research on coastal ecosystem restoration. NWO announced today that Van der Heide will receive a grant of one and a..


Continue reading 29 February 2024   1 maand oud
Red Knot (Calidris canutus islandica) in the breeding grounds.

Climate change may speed up the emergence of insects in northern countries at the end of winter. This may cause breeding birds, migrating from the south, to come too late to benefit from the insect peak if they do not adjust their..


Continue reading 27 February 2024   1 maand oud
Taking water samples from the erosion experiment in the Oosterschelde. In the photo Alena di Primio and Dunia Rios-Yunes.

If storms become stronger in the future due to climate change, more nitrogen may be released from the bottom of coastal seas. This is shown by research of marine biogeochemist Dunia Rios-Yunes at The Netherlands Institute for Sea..


Continue reading 22 February 2024   1 maand oud
Spuisluisje bij Zwarte Haan

Particularly in spring, less and less fresh water flows from Dutch and German rivers into the Wadden Sea. This affects the life of algae and, therefore, fish and birds on the mudflats as well. ..


Continue reading 19 February 2024   1 maand oud
Video still of a cold-water coral reefs taken

Corals searching for food in the cold and dark waters of the deep sea are building higher and higher mountains to get closer to the source of their food. But in doing so, they may find themselves trapped when the climate changes...


Continue reading 14 February 2024   2 mnd oud

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