Scientific Advisory Board of GEOMAR
(1) The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Board of Governors and the Board of Directors on scientific issues of fundamental importance. It promotes contact with national and international institutions that are working in the same field as the Foundation.
It gives advice especially on the following matters:
- strategy and planning of the Centre's research and development work, especially within the framework of the Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft's funding methods;
- promotion of the optimal use of research facilities and
- infrastructures, including logistic or coordinating work;
- issues regarding collaboration with universities, other research institutions as well as international organisations;
- evaluation of the results.
(2) It consists of a maximum of twelve renowned national and foreign scientists who do not belong to the Foundation; in special cases, it may be extended on the basis of a resolution passed by the Board of Governors. The members are appointed by the Board of Governors for a maximum period of four years. They may be reappointed only once. (After being advised by the Scientific Council) the Board of Directors and the Scientific Advisory Board may make recommendations.
(3) The Scientific Advisory Board shall elect a Chairperson and a Deputy Chairperson from among its members. The person who wins the most votes shall be elected. Unless other determined, the election shall apply for the duration of the term of the elected person. The Scientific Advisory Board may vote the Chairperson out of office without specifying any reasons for this. Even without an important reason, the Chairperson may step down from their function before the end of their term by announcing this decision in writing. These regulations shall also apply for the Deputy Chairperson.
(4) The Chairperson and the Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Governors, the full-time members of the Board of Directors and the Chairperson of the Scientific Council may attend the meetings of the Scientific Advisory Board, unless the Scientific Advisory Board decides otherwise in individual cases.
(5) The Scientific Advisory Board shall meet at least once a year. It may invite guests to its meetings.
(6) The Scientific Advisory Board may draw up its own rules of procedure.
Prof. Dr. Jochem Marotzke (Chair)
Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie
20146 Hamburg, Germany
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Gruber (Vice Chair)
Inst. f. Biogeochemie u. Schadstoffdynamik
8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Edouard Bard
CEREGE - UMR 6635
Collège de France
Le Trocadéro Europôle de l'Arbois BP80
F-13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4, France
Prof. Dr. Donna Blackman
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla CA, 92093-0225, USA
Prof. Dr. Catherine Boyen
Station Biologique de Roscoff
Place Georges Teissier
29680 Roscoff, France
Prof. Dr. Bruce Gemmell
University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus
Private Bag 126
Hobart Tasmania 7001
Prof. Dr. Gerald Haug
8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Edward Hill
National Oceanography Centre
Southampton, SO14 3ZH, UK
Dr. Susan E. Humphris
Geology & Geophysics Dept.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
Prof. Dr. Jack J. Middelburg
Faculty of Geosciences
3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Jeanine Olsen
MarBEE / CEES
University of Groningen
9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Anne-Marie Treguier
Laboratoire de Physique des Océans
Louis et Rose de Freycinet
IFREMER / Centre de Brest
29280 Plouzane, France