Project Management

Contact person: Jurgita Maračkinaitė

BaltCoast Consortion consists of seven Research Institutes from the Baltic Sea region. Project activities will be conducted in close cooperation with end-users and local stakeholder groups from each case study site (End-user Forum).

The project will be supported by an Advisory Board composed by International experts from different disciplines.

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Management Board

Project Co-ordinator:

  • Prof. Dr. habil. Gerald Schernewski

Project Manager:

  • Johanna Schumacher


Workpackage Responsibles:

  • WP1: Prof. Dr. habil. Gerald Schernewski
  • WP2: Dr. Josianne Stottrup
  • WP3: Prof. Dr. Ing-Marie Gren
  • WP4: Prof. Dr. habil.  Raimonds Ernsteins
  • WP5: Dr. Josianne Stottrup
  • WP6: Prof. Dr. habil. Gerald Schernewski
  • WP7: Dr. Marija Katarzyte
Scientific Advisory Board
  • Dr. Denis Bailly (France, expert in SAF, coastal & marine economics and sustainability),
  • Res. Dir. Dr. Valerie Cummins (Ireland, expert in coastal governance, public participation & capacity building).
  • Prof. Dr. Tom Hopkins (USA, expert in SAF and integrated modelling),
  • Res. Dir. Dr. Eirik Mikkelsen (Norway, expert in social sciences, industrial & regional economics),
  • Prof. Dr. Alice Newton (Portugal/Norway, expert on coastal systems, ICM-training & capacity building)
  • Prof. Dr. Francisco Taveira-Pinto (Portugal, expert on coastal engineering & protection management as well as coastal networks)
Project Partnership
End-User Forum
  • International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • EUCC-Coastal & Marine, the International Office, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for Southwest Finland, Turku
  • Estonian Ministry of the Environment, Department of Marine Environment
  • Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia
  • German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), Section Marine Protection,
  • German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), Section Environmental Assessment & Spatial Planning
  • Environmental Protection Agency Lithuania, Department of Marine ResearchMaritime Office, Gdynia, Poland
  • Distance Learning Center at Rostock University
  • Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark, Danish AgriFish Agency