Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research


Wednesday 25 March 2020
Every little bit helps battle the COVID-19 virus; the NIOZ has donated its protective lab materials to the Red Cross
In recent days, NIOZ employees in the laboratories have made an inventory of the stocks of protective materials that can be used in the fight against the Corona virus. Today the following items were sent to the national assembly point of the Red…
Monday 16 March 2020
As of Tuesday 17 March 2020 NIOZ locations are closed due to Corona virus
As of Tuesday 17 March 2020 NIOZ locations are closed due to the measures taken to restrict the spread of Corona virus. All employees will work from their homes and can be reached by email and telephone | Vanwege het Coronavirus zijn de NIOZ-gebouwen…
Tuesday 10 March 2020
NWO ENW Groot award for a HIgh-Resolution approach for ice Shelf instability (HiRISE)
Antarctica is the single largest unknown in the current projections of sea level rise. For a large part, this is due to the uncertainty of how ice shelves will evolve in a changing climate. The HiRISE consortium, which consists of TUDelft, IMAU,…
Monday 09 March 2020
Tweede natuurwijzer met oceanografe Furu Mienis op zondag 15 maart
In de aflevering van Natuurwijzer op zondag 15 maart praat radiomaakster Tessel Blok met marien geoloog Furu Mienis van het NIOZ.
Monday 02 March 2020
UU-NIOZ-Leiden consortium receives Nanoplastics NWO ENW Groot award
A multidisciplinary research team will investigate the origin, structure and fate of nanoplastics in aquatic environments. Prof. dr. Linda Amaral-Zettler from NIOZ/UvA will lead one of the five workpackages for this NWO ENW Groot project with Prof.…
Friday 21 February 2020
Launch of the Marine Microbiome Roadmap
In Brussels on 5th February at a meeting of the AORA Marine Microbiome group at the Skeikampen, Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre the AORA Marine Microbiome Roadmap has been launched. NIOZ researcher Henk Bolhuis joined the team who put this together.…
Thursday 13 February 2020
A real global player: Previously unrecognised bacteria may be a key group in marine sediments
From the shoreline to the deep sea, one group of bacteria is particularly widespread in our planet’s seabed: The so-called Woeseiales, which may be feeding on the protein remnants of dead cells. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Marine…
Thursday 13 February 2020
NWO-grant to investigate dredged harbour sediment as carbon neutral building material
A team of researchers from NIOZ and Utrecht University have won a grant from the NWO Topsector Water & Maritiem to investigate the potential of dredged harbour sediment as a carbon neutral resource for building materials. The team will investigate…
Wednesday 12 February 2020
'Natuurwijzer' van Radio Texel gaat vernieuwd van start met Allert Bijleveld
Op zondag 16 februari vertelt NIOZ-onderzoeker Allert Bijleveld over zijn werk aan kanoeten op Radio Texel bij het programma Natuurwijzer. Interviewer is Mathijs Deen, bekend van de landelijke radio. Het team van Natuurwijzer is vernieuwd. Voortaan…
Friday 31 January 2020
Een dam dwars door de Noordzee: waarschuwscenario voor klimaatverandering
[English follows Dutch] Met een dam van 475 kilometer tussen het noorden van Schotland en het westen van Noorwegen, plus nog één van 160 kilometer tussen het westpuntje van Frankrijk en het Zuidwesten van Engeland, kunnen meer dan 25 miljoen…