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3rd Baltic Earth Conference
Earth system changes and Baltic Sea coasts
Jastarnia, Hel peninsula, Poland
1 - 5 June 2020



Exchanges between the North and Baltic Seas –
A scientific overview

HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany
21 September, 9 – 12:30


This interdisciplinary half - day seminar is intended to provide an overview over the current scientific knowledge concerning exchange processes between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. This involves aspects of atmospheric and oceanographic exchanges, as well as biological and biogeochemical aspects, but also anthropogenic pressures like shipping shall be treated. The event addresses scientists and non - scientific stakeholders from different di sciplines, practitioners and other professionals as well as the general public.


Presentations as downloadable pdfs can be found here

  • Assessing regional climate change in the Baltic and North Seas
    Dr. Marcus Reckermann, International Baltic Earth Secretariat at Helmholtz - Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany
    Prof. Markus Quante, Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz - Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany
  • The geological history of the North Sea - Baltic Sea transition area and current risks for the low - lying coasts
    Prof. Jan Harff , University of Szczecin, Poland
  • Importance of the atmosphere for exchanges between the North and Baltic Sea regions
    Prof. Anna Rutgersson, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Impact of climate change on the water exchange between the North Sea and Baltic Sea
    Prof. Markus Meier, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde, Germany and Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Sweden
  • Effects of shipping on the water quality and marine biology in Belt and Strait regions
    Prof. Erik Ytreberg, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Air quality aspects of shipping in the south - western Baltic Sea region
    Prof. Markus Quante, Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz - Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany

Flyer with download information for the BACC I, BACC II and NOSCCA climate change assessment books






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