The Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW) is an independent research institution specializing in interdisciplinary study of coastal oceans and marginal seas. In particular, its work focuses on the Baltic Sea ecosystem.
Research provided by IOW includes physical oceanography, marine chemistry, biological oceanography, and marine geology as well as applied research in the field of coastal and marine management. The institute is a member of the Leibniz Association.
As an oceanographic research institute dedicated to the Baltic Sea, IOW has long term experience in researching changes in and (anthropogenic) impacts on the Baltic Sea and its coastal areas. It is partner in numerous national and international projects dealing with climate change and climate change adaptation.
IOW’s role in Baltadapt
Within Baltadapt the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW) is using its experience in climate change impact assessments to compile the latest scientific knowledge about climate change impacts on both marine and coastal ecosystems and uses.
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Seestraße 15 | 18119 Rostock-Warnemünde | Germany
Contact: Holger Janßen
Phone +49. 381 5197 469