Baltic TRANSCOAST B.Sc.-student Denise Otto receives Otto-Kümmel-Award 2023

How do storm surges affect coastal peatlands at the Baltic Sea?

Otto-Kümmel-Award 2023 Winner Denise Otto (Photo: Lilly Biedermann)
Supervisor of the thesis, Prof. Dr. Michael Böttcher of the Instiute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (2nd from right) accepted the award on behalf of Denise Otto, who was unable to attend for health reasons. Prof. Dr. Herman Bange (l.) and Dr. Peter Gimpel for the funding organisation as well as GEOMAR director Prof. Dr. Katja Matthes congratulate. (Photo:Ilka Thomsen/GEOMAR))

20 September 2023/Kiel, Germany. For her bachelor's thesis, Denise Otto studied the biogeochemical effects of floods on the soils of a coastal marsh. Today, the young scientist will receive the Otto Krümmel Award 2023 in Kiel. The 1,500 Euro prize is awarded annually by the “Society to Support GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel” for outstanding bachelor theses in the field of marine research.

Find the more detailed joint press release of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde here.