• Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm.

    Offshore

    Windenergie

    Offshore

    Wind Energy

  • An iceberg captured on camera during a 30-day mission in 2012 to map areas of the Arctic aboard the NOAA Ship Fairweather.

    Arktis

    Antarktis

    Arctic

    Antarctic

  • Colorful nudibranch (Shell-less mollusk) at Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctury.

    Marine

    Lebensräume

    Marine

    Habitats

  • A map of a seamount in the Arctic Ocean created by NOAA's Office of Coast Survey by gathering data with a multibeam echo sounder.

    Wissenschaftliche

    Meeresforschung

    Scientific

    Research

  • Juvenile green sea turtle underneath the Midway Island Pier in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

    Marine

    Lebensräume

    Marine

    Habitats

  • East Coast of Scotland at a spot called Pease Bay.

     

    Meeresschutz-
    gebiete

     

    Marine Protected Areas

  • Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. White chimneys at Champagne vent site, NW Eifuku volcano. The chimneys are ~20 cm (8 in) across and ~50 cm (20 in) high, venting fluids at 103§C (217§F). Notice the bubbles in the upper left side of the image. Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean. April, 2004.

     

    Hydrothermal-
    quellen

     

    Hydrothermal Vents

  • Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. A close up view of tubeworms at a seafloor hot spring on Daikoku volcano. These animals only live at hydrothermal vents. Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean. April, 2004.

     

    Hydrothermal-
    quellen

     

    Hydrothermal Vents

  • With NOAA's predicted, real-time, and forecasted currents, people can safely dock and undock ships, maneuver them in confined waterways, and safely navigate through coastal waters. This helps to avoid ship collisions or delay the arrival of goods.

     

    Seeverkehr

     

    Maritime Shipping

  • Iron and silica rich chimneys on the summit of Giggenbach volcano are evidence of warm springs that were active at this site in the past. New Zealand, Kermadec Arc. April 18, 2005.

    Mineralische

    Meeresressourcen

    Mineral

    Resources

Prof. Dr. Iris Kirchner-Freis, LL.M.Eur.

Prof. Dr. Iris Kirchner-Freis is Director of the Institute for the Law of the Sea and International Maritime Law (ISRIM).

She is a professor at Bremen University. She is also a guest lecturer at the Jacobs University Bremen and at the University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven, in the programmes "Maritime Technologies" and "Integrated Safety and Security Management".

Moreover, she is managing director of the law firm MLS Legal GmbH - Rechtsanwalts- und Fachanwaltsgesellschaft in Bremen/Berlin. She is attorney-at-law since 2001 as well as certified lawyer in copyright and media law and certified lawyer in intellectual property law. 

Prof. Dr. Kirchner-Freis is practicing EU law since 1997. After her studies in the Master's Programme at the Europa-Institute of Saarland University, she worked in several European States as lawyer and legal counsel. 

Further Information about Dr. Kirchner-Freis may be found in the sections Research and Teaching of this website as well as at ResearchGate or LinkedIn.

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