Expert advisers

Since 2006 EUCC-Germany has been supported by an expert advisory board. These advisers are EUCC members and well-known experts in coastal-relevant disciplines. They take on volunteer, professional, and advisory duties to actively assist our organization.

North Sea & Project Development

Dr. Frank Ahlhorn
Environmental Scientist and Mathematician

Co-owner of the company "Küste und Raum - Ahlhorn & Meyerdirks GbR"
 
Regional Focal Points: North Sea
Thematic Focal Points: Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM), Coastal Protection, Spatial Planning, Natural Protection, Participatory Planning, Conflict Management, Water Policy, Climate Change Adaption

Contact: ahlhorn@eucc-d.de

International Collaboration & Global Change Education

Prof. Dr. Antje Bruns
Geographer

University of Trier, Governance and Sustainability Lab
 
Regional Focal Points: West Afrika, Germany, the North Sea Region
Thematic Focal Points: Urbanisation in Coastal Regions, (Political) Strategies for Changing with the Climate: Adaptation and Mitigation

Contact: bruns@eucc-d.de

Environmental Education & LOICZ

Dr. Götz Flöser
Physics

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht - Institute for Coastal Research
 
Regional Focal Points: the Wadden Sea
Thematic Focal Points: Physical and chemical processes in the Wadden Sea, Coastal and Oceanic Measurement Systems

Contact: floeser@eucc-d.de

Coastal Tourism

Wolfgang Günther
Biologist

Project leader and Projektleiter und General Officer for Tourism and Bathing Research in Northern Europe (N.I.T.), Kiel, and Instructor at the University of Kiel.

Regional Focal Points: Schleswig-Holstein, Baltic Sea Region
Thematic Focal Points: Moderation, Conceptual Development, Baltic Sea Cooperation, Sustainable Tourism Development, Tourism and the Environment
 

Regional ICZM & Spatial Planning

Frank Liebrenz
Department Manager in the Ministry of Internal Affairs Schleswig-Holstein - Department Land Use Planning and Surveying

Regional Focal Points: Schleswig-Holstein
Thematic Focal Points: Regional Planning for the Planning Area III, Spatial Information and Cartography, Information and Coordination of ICZM for the State of Schleswig-Holstein
 

Coasts and Climate Change: Risks in Coastal Regions

Prof. Dr. Horst Sterr
Chair for Coastal Geography and Natural Hazards Research Geographical Institute der Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel

Regional Focal Points: The Baltic Sea, Argentinia, Thailand

Thematic Focal Points: Coastal Hazards and their Relationship to Climate Change; Coastal Morphodynamics; ICZM; Coastal Protection; Climate Change Adaptation; Climate Alliance  Kieler Bucht; Coastal and Natural Protection; Coastal Tourism: Mariculture

Contact: sterr@eucc-d.de

Public Relations

Wolf Wichmann
Geologist, Freelance Scientific Journalist

Primary field of work is the research and consultancy for private scientific institutions, TV and media groups, and environmental protection organizations.
 
Thematic Focal Points: Marine and Geological Science, Environment and Nature, Photojournalism above-water and underwater with photo, videos, and remote operated vehicles.