Research for a Changing World

Our aim is the preservation of a world worth living in. To this end, we generate knowledge and research new technologies for more resilience and sustainability—for the benefit of the climate, the coasts and the people.

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The GEMS building part of the new CXNS Building. Photo: Hereon/ Klaus Pranzas

Hereon is now firmly rooted at DESY

On June 16, researchers of Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon presented their new laboratories and offices at the recently opened Centre for X-ray and Nano Science ...

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Extreme weather and climate change

Hereon scientist develops new scientific method to analyse the influence of climate change on single extreme weather events.

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Microplastics in the Indian Ocean

Researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon validate and apply a newly developed analysis method for plastic particles and fibers

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Rebranding

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht – Centre for Materials and Coastal Research GmbH has been renamed Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH. With this new name and new logo, the research center is expressing its current mission and the organizational structure with its sites and field locations.

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New membranes for the separation of substances are being developed with experiments and ...

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Helmholtz Association

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is a member of the Helmholtz Association.

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Climate Service Center (GERICS)

Practical preparation of knowledge in climate research.

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Audit Job and Family

The Hereon has been honoured every three years since 2008 for its family-friendly policies.

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European projects

Pan-European and European- funded projects in which the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is involved.