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

     

    Meeresschutz-
    gebiete

     

    Marine Protected Areas

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

    Marine

    Lebensräume

    Marine

    Habitats

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm.

    Offshore

    Windenergie

    Offshore

    Wind Energy

  • 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

  • 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

Prof. Dr. Andree Kirchner, LL.M.

Professor Dr. Kirchner is Founding Director of the Institute for the Law of the Sea and International Marine Environmental Law (ISRIM).

He is professor of international law at the University of Applied Sciences in Bremerhaven since 2007, where he is teaching in the programmes "Maritime Technologies" and "Integrated Safety and Security Management" since 2005. Moreover he has had several teaching assignments:


Moreover, he is Counsel at the law firm MLS Legal GmbH - Rechtsanwalts- und Fachanwaltsgesellschaft in Bremen/Berlin.

Professor Kirchner is practising in the law of the sea and international and international marine environmental law since 1997.
He was an independend advisor on international law to the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) from 2002-2006. In this capacity he participated in numerous inter-ministerial and EU co-ordination meetings as well as international meetings and conferences, being part of the German Delegation, inter alia, to:

  • United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on the Law of the Sea (UNICPOLOS),
  • Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group on Protected Areas der Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD),
  • Working Group on Marine Protected Areas, Species and Habitats (MASH) of the OSPAR Convention.

Before that he was an independend advisor to the GAUSS Institute on Applied Environmental Protection and Maritime Safety at the University of Applied Sciences Bremen. In this context he, inter alia, lead the International Conference on Marine Environmental Law (ICMEL) in 2002 in Bremen.

In the framework of two research projects Prof. Kirchner was assigned to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi in 2000 as well as to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London in 1998.


Further Information about Prof. Kirchner may be found in the sections Research and Teaching of this website as well as at ResearchGate or at the World Library of Science.


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