International Scientific Advisory Board (IWB)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Martin Visbeck, GEOMAR – Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany

Deputy Chair: Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany

Prof. Dr. J. Maarten Bavinck, Centre for Maritime Research, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Vanessa Hatje, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Salvador, Brazil

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Holland, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji

Prof. Dr. Cath Lovelock, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Dr. David Pearton, Oceanographic Research Institute, Durban, South Africa

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Riegl, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Prof. Dr. Kim Sneppen, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark


Supervisory Board

Chair:  Kay Wenzel, Head of Department Science, Senator for Science and Ports, Bremen, Germany

Deputy Chair: MinR Rudolf Leisen, Head of Department 724, "Marine, Coastal and Polar Research",Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Department Bonn, Germany

Jürgen Bethke, Chief Financial Officer, Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences – ISAS, Dortmund, Germany

Monika Breuch-Moritz, Vice President, UNESCO - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), Paris, France

Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther, Vice President Research, University of Bremen, Germany

Prof. Dr. Andreas Mulch, Director, Senckenberg Research Institute and Nature Museum, Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Secretary-General, German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD, Bonn, Germany