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.
This is what NIOZ researcher Professor Jan-Berend Stuut concludes in his inaugural lecture, with which he officially accepts his chair in Aeolian Sedimentology at the Vrije Universiteit on Thurday 21 October 2021.
Eleven research pairs from Utrecht University (UU) and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) have been awarded grants to carry out joint research into the functioning of coastal seas and oceans.
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.