Kiel Marine Science

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Horst Sterr studied physical geography at Regensburg University. In 1980 he earned his Ph.D. in sciences at University of Colorado, Boulder CO. Since 1982 his research focused on coastal dynamics and coastal risk management. Over the last twenty years he addressed primarily the issues of climate change impacts to coastal systems and coastal societies.

After working as senior researcher at the University of Oldenburg from 1991–1998 he took over the chair for coastal geography at Kiel University in 1998 and – along with the coastal geology group – established the coasts at risk research group in the Cluster of Excellence ‘Future Ocean’. Since 2005 Horst Sterr has served as a member of the Commission on Civil Protection of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, an advisory board for risk management to the German government.

 

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