Using and protecting our blue planet starts with understanding our changing seas.
NEWS | During a two-week trial cruise in the Gulf of Malaga on board the Spanish research vessel Sarmiento de Gamboa, technical performance and environmental effects of the mining crawler Apollo II built by IHC Mining have been successfully tested.
EVENT | On the 25th of September the first yearly UU-NIOZ Early Career Scientist Symposium will take place. This event is a great opportunity to get to know our colleagues from the different locations and institutions...
NIEUWS | Onderzoekers van NIOZ zijn erin geslaagd larven te kweken van de 'platte oester' (Ostrea edulis), een soort die een eeuw geleden uit de Waddenzee verdween. Na een jaar optimale zorg in het kweekcentrum werden vorige week de eerst larven geboren.
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 seas and oceans around the world. Our focus is on six key areas, including the home bases of our institute, the Wadden Sea and the Dutch Delta.
An important part of the NIOZ mission is valorisation of our research efforts – what we like to call frontier-applied research. Successful examples include projects around ballast water, seaweed, tidal energy and deep-sea mining.