COAST- Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our transnational and interdisciplinary focus in the fields of environmental and sustainability research.

  • © [Maja Wolzenburg]

    Sustainable land use and Biodiversity

    • sustainable land use management in the North Sea region
    • development of climate adaptation strategies
    • ecosystem services
    • participative processes
  • © [Kilian Köbrich] / [COAST]

    Development Cooperation

    • Sustainable Agriculture
    • Food production
    • Climate change / climate change adaptation
    • Resource distribution / resource protection
    • Land ownership / land distribution
  • © [Dirk Peters]

    Governance and transitions

    • Energy transition pathways
    • Water management, flood and coastal protection strategies
    • Land use and resource management
    • Integrated coastal management, marine spatial planning, ocean governance
  • © [Kay Ludwig]

    Seas and Coasts

    • Science as foundation of sustainable use
    • Marine/Maritime Spatial Planning
    • Marine resources and marine energy potentials
    • Europeanising coastal regions
  • © [Michael Kleyer]

    Climate Adaptation

    • Agriculture / Food security
    • Tourism
    • Energy
    • Resource distribution
    • Land use
  • © [Wolfgang Jargstorff] / [Fotolia.com]

    Regional Energy Solutions

    • Energy concepts in regional context
    • Economical and regional Assessment
    • Sustainable supply chain of biomass
    • Mapping of bioenergy potentials