NWO-NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research is the national oceanographic institute and principally performs and promotes academically excellent multidisciplinary fundamental and frontier applied marine research addressing important scientific and societal questions pertinent to the functioning of oceans and seas. NIOZ serves as national marine research facilitator (NMF) for The Netherlands scientific community.
On 1 September 2021 Rob Middag has been appointed as honorary professor in Marine Trace Metal Biogeochemistry at the University of Groningen in the Centre for Isotope Research (CIO) Oceans group for his research on the role of metals in marine ecosystems.
The Arctic is the region with the fastest change in climate with drastic consequences for migratory birds, explains Van Gils in his inaugural lecture as honorary professor ‘Global Change Ecology of Migrant Shorebirds' at Groningen University.
The board of the Institutes Organization of NWO, the Dutch Research Council, has appointed Prof. Dr. Han Dolman Director of the Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research (NIOZ) for a period of five years.
Our science is conducted in four scientific departments;. Three of them are area oriented: estuaries and delta areas, coastal seas and open oceans. Marine Microbiology and Biogeochemistry conducts science in all three area types.
NIOZ performs maritime research in deltas, seas and oceans around the world. To create more visibility for our research, NIOZ has several virtual centres of interdisciplinary expertise around topics of societal and industrial interest. Each centre aims to offer a variety of stakeholders easy access to our expertise: don't hesitate to contact the contactpersons listed in each centre if you have any questions or suggestions.