Dr. Hongwei Zhao, associate professor from Hainan University, visited Prof. Dr. Jan Schwarzbauer’ s laboratory at RWTH Aachen University from February 26 to March 25, 2016. He brought samples from Hainan island to RWTH, including shrimp pond water samples from Wenchang, sediment samples from Yangpu Bay and some coral samples …
In an article of the Weser Kurier, a daily newspaper for Bremen and Lower Saxony, the question is addressed in how far ecosystems are affected and threatened by human activities and how their stability can be increased. In the framework of the LANCET project, a team of German and Chinese …
Prof. Dr. Fei Yang from the Hainan University, College of Environment and Plant Protection, visited the RWTH Aachen to discuss the results of the research stay of PhD candidate Yuehua Huang.
Franziska Günther, the coordinator of the ECOLOC project from the German side, travelled to Haikou to discuss and prepare the upcoming field campaign in regards to equipment, transportation and accomodation.
The new logo for the ECOLOC project refers to the strong Sino-German cooperation that is established to investigate and protect Hainan’s coastal resources and ecosystems.
In November 2015, PD Dr. Thomas Pohlmann from Hamburg University, Institute of Oceanography, visited the Xiamen University to discuss the ECOLOC project with Prof. Jianyu Hu and his colleagues.
Dr. Jian Su from the Hamburg University, Institute of Oceanography, participated in a joint meeting with Prof. Dongfeng Xu and his group at the SIO in Hangzhou. Afterwards he visited the Xiamen University to discuss the ECOLOC project with Prof. Jianyu Hu and his colleagues.
PhD candidate Yuehua Huang from Hainan University, College of Environment and Plant Protection, visited the RWTH Aachen University from October 2015 to March 2016. She analysed water and sewage water samples from two Hainan sewage treatment plants to identify pollutants.
The ECOLOC research programme on the Chinese Tropical Island of Hainan is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with 1.3 million euros. “For us scientists, the island of Hainan is like an ideal laboratory where we can explore the effects of climate change and regional environmental …
German and Chinese scientists met in Hainan to discuss the newly funded ECOLOC project. Within the framework of this meeting, the different study sites were visited in Hainan and the future field work was discussed.