STopP - from sediment to top-predator - influence of sea floor properties on benthos and benthivorous birds

The joint research project "STopP“  is one of five projects that are funded in the framework of the call “Coastal Sea Research in the North and Baltic Sea.”  The call is part the program FONA (Forschung für nachhaltige Entwicklung”  of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.)  STopP is coordinated by the national park administration of the state of Schleswig-Holstein.

STopP Titelbild

Surface sediment sample with shells of Atlantic jackknife clams and cockles © H. Vollmer, FTZ