Board of Directors

Professor Dr. Peter M. Herzig
Director 
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

Wischhofstraße 1-3, Building No. 4, Room 111 
D-24148 Kiel, Germany 
Phone: +49-431-600-2800
pherzig(at)geomar.de  

Personal Assistant to the Director
Dr. Jan Helmke
Phone: +49-431-600-2818
jhelmke(at)geomar.de 

Director's Office:
Dürken Quaas  
Phone: +49-431-600-2801
dquaas(at)geomar.de 

Eliane Lehmann
Phone: +49-431-600-2820
elehmann(at)geomar.de  

Fax: +49-431-600-2805  


Michael Wagner
Administrative Director
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel


Wischhofstraße 1-3, Building No. 4, Room 111 
D-24148 Kiel, Germany 
mwagner(at)geomar.de    

Administrative Director's Office: 
Daniela Krellenberg
dkrellenberg(at)geomar.de 
Phone: +49-431-600-2600 / -2601
Fax: +49-431-600-2605

Heads of Research Divisions

Research Division 1: Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics:
Prof. Dr. Mojib Latif,  Phone: +49-431 600-4050, mlatif(at)geomar.de 
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Martin Frank, Phone: +49-431 600-2218, mfrank(at)geomar.de 

cdevey(at)geomar.de

Research Division 2: Marine Biogeochemistry: 
Prof. Dr. Arne Körtzinger, Phone: +49-431 600-4200, akoertzinger(at)geomar.de
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Anton Eisenhauer, Phone: +49-431 600-2282, aeisenhauer(at)geomar.de 

Research Division 3: Marine Ecology: 
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Reusch, Phone: +49-431 600-4550, treusch(at)geomar.de
Deputy:Prof. Dr. Ulrich Sommer, Phone: +49-431 600-4400, usommer(at)geomar.de

usommer(at)geomar.de

Research Division 4: Dynamics of the Ocean Floor:
Prof. Dr. Heidrun Kopp, Phone: +49-431 600-2334, hkopp(at)geomar.de
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Colin Devey, Phone: +49-431 600-2257, cdevey@geomar.de

cdevey(at)geomar.de

Directorate

General Affairs and Policy matters

Dr. Claudia Kleinwächter
Phone: +49-431-600-2815, ckleinwaechter(at)geomar.de

Assistance

Jeanette Jankwitz
Phone: +49-431-600-2825, jjankwitz(at)geomar.de

Legal Affairs
Ina Schultheiß
Phone: +49-431 600 2806, ischultheiss(at)geomar.de

Angelika Eisenträger
Phone +49-431 600 2826, aeisentraeger(at)geomar.de 

Technology Transfer and International Affairs
Dr. Warner Brückmann
Phone: +49-431 600 2819, wbrueckmann(at)geomar.de 

Advisors

Prevention of Corruption and Data Protection
Stefan Simon
Phone +49-431 600 2549, ssimon(at)geomar.de

Office of Health, Security and Environmental Protection (HSE)
Christoph Sevenich
Phone: +49-431 600 2828, csevenich(at)geomar.de

  • Occupational Safety and Environmental Protection
    Dietmar Schmitz
    Phone +49-431 600 2750, dschmitz(at)geomar.de
  • Fire Protection and Radiation Protection
    Jochen Rath
    Phone +49-431 600 2528, jrath(at)geomar.de

IT-Safety
Rüdiger Kunze
Phone: +49-431 600 2297, rkunze(at)geomar.de 

Science Coordination

Dr. Astrid Klingen
Phone: +49-431-600-2803, aklingen(at)geomar.de 
DFG & Helmholtz issues

Research Funding

Dr. Alexandra Drossou-Berendes
Phone: +49-431 600-2808, adrossou-berendes(at)geomar.de
Research funding EU

Dr. Astrid Klingen
Phone: +49-431-600-2803, aklingen(at)geomar.de 
DFG & Helmholtz Programmes

Communication and Media

Dr. Andreas Villwock
Phone: +49-431-600-2802, avillwock(at)geomar.de
Head

Jan Steffen
Phone: +49-431-600-2811, jsteffen(at)geomar.de 
General requests, Press contact, Press releases, Internet & Social Media

Maike Nicolai
Phone: +49-431-600-2807, mnicolai(at)geomar.de
General requests, Press contact, TV/Video/Photo

Dr. Gerd Hoffmann-Wieck
Phone: +49-431-600-2555, ghoffmann-wieck(at)geomar.de 
General requests, Exhibitions, Visits, Archive, Guided Tours, Excellence Cluster "The Future Ocean"

Dr. Joachim Dengg
Phone: +49-600-4006, jdengg(at)geomar.de
School projects

Christoph Kersten
Phone: +49-431 600-2814, ckersten(at)geomar.de
Graphics & Design

General requests please send to: presse(at)geomar.de

Team assistance to Science Coordination and Communication & Media
Christiane Loorz
Phone +49-431 600-2809, cloorz(at)geomar.de