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.
Researchers from NIOZ and the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen now describe the distribution, diversity and lifestyle of the Woeseiales bacteria in The ISME Journal.
A 475-km-long dam between the north of Scotland and the west of Norway and another one of 160 km between the west point of France and the southwest of England could protect more than 25 million Europeans against sea level rise in the next centuries.
Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences, NIOZ, Wageningen University & Research, Danvos and Hortimare jointly investigated in the ZEEVIVO project whether seaweed could be a suitable and sustainable ingredient for fish feed.
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. To create more visibility for our research, NIOZ has centres of interdisciplinary expertise around topics of societal and industrial interest. Each centre offers access for managers, scientists and other stakeholders to the various expertise on specific research area.