Scientific Publications & Reports



Friedland, R., Buer, A. L., Dahlke, S., & Schernewski, G. (2019). Spatial effects of different zebra mussel farming strategies in an eutrophic Baltic lagoon. Frontiers in Environmental Science 6, 158.

Friedland, R., Schernewski, G., Gräwe, U., Greipsland, I., Palazzo, D., Pastuszak, M. (2019) Managing Eutrophication in the Szczecin (Oder) Lagoon - Development, Present State and Future Perspectives. Frontiers in Marine Science 5, 521.

Gyraite, G., Katarzyte, M., & Schernewski, G. (2019). First findings of potentially human pathogenic bacteria Vibrio in the south-eastern Baltic Sea coastal and transitional bathing waters. Marine pollution bulletin, 149, 110546.

Inácio, M., & Umgiesser, G. (2019). A systems approach framework for coastal management and its application in practice. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 1-3.

Różyński, G., Bielecka, M., & Schönhofer, J. (2019). Application of Systems Approach Framework (SAF) to the Vistula Lagoon case in Poland. Ocean & Coastal Management, 168, 90-102.

Karnauskaitė, D., Schernewski, G., Støttrup, J. G., & Kataržytė, M. (2019). Indicator-Based Sustainability Assessment Tool to Support Coastal and Marine Management. Sustainability, 11(11), 3175.

Støttrup, J.G., Dinesen, G.E., Schumacher, J., Gillgren, C., Inácio, M., Schernewski, G. (2019). The systems approach framework for collaborative, science-based management of complex systems. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 1-18.


Bagdanavičiūtė I., Umgiesser G., Vaičiūtė D., Bresciani M., Kozlov I., Zaiko A. (2018) GIS-based multi-criteria site selection for zebra mussel cultivation: Addressing end-of-pipe remediation of a eutrophic coastal lagoon ecosystem. Science of the Total Environment, 990-1003.

Buer, A. L., Gyraite, G., Wegener, P., Lange, X., Katarzyte, M., Hauk, G., & Schernewski, G. (2018). Long term development of Bathing Water Quality at the German Baltic coast: spatial patterns, problems and model simulations. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 135, 1055-1066.

Gillgren C., Støttrup, J. G., Schumacher, J. Dinesen, G. E. (2018) Working together: collaborative decision making for sustainable Integrated Coastal Management (ICM). Journal of Coastal Conservation, 1-10.

Inácio, M., Schernewski, G., Nazemtseva, Y., Baltranaitė, E., Friedland, R., & Benz, J. (2018). Ecosystem services provision today and in the past: a comparative study in two Baltic lagoons. Ecological Research, 1-20.

Kataržytė, M., Mėžinė, J., Vaičiūtė, D., Liaugaudaitė, S., Mukauskaitė, K., Umgiesser, G., & Schernewski, G. (2018). Fecal contamination in shallow temperate estuarine lagoon: Source of the pollution and environmental factors. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 133, 762-772.
Karnauskaitė, D., Schernewski, G., Schumacher, J., Grunert, R., Povilanskas R. (2018): Assessing coastal management case studies around Europe using an indicator based tool. J. coast. conserv. : 1-22.
Schernewski G., Inácio M., Nazemtseva Y. (2018): Expert based ecosystem services assessment in coastal and marine planning and management: A Baltic lagoon case stuy. Frontiers in Environmental Science, doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00019
Schumacher J., Schernewski G., Bielecka M., Loizides M.I., Loizidou X.I. (2018) Methodologies to support coastal management - A stakeholder preference and planning tool and its application. Mar. Policy 94: 150-157.
Schumacher J, Schernewski G, Karnauskaitė D, Kataržytė M, Pakleppa S, Pape K, Schönwald S, Völzke M (2018). Measuring and comparing the sustainability of coastal tourism destinations in Germany, Lithuania, and Indonesia. Environment, Development and Sustainability : 1-25

Umgiesser G., Čerkasova N., Erturk A., Mėžinė J., Kataržytė M. (2018): New beach in a shallow estuarine lagoon: a model-based E. coli pollution risk assessment. J. coast. conserv. DOI: 10.1007/s11852-018-0596-y


Allin, A., Schernewski, G., Friedland, R., Neumann, T., Radtke, H. (2017) Climate change effects on denitrification and associated avoidance costs in three Baltic river basin - coastal sea systems. J. coast. conserv., 1-9.

Cepuritis, E., Ulme, J., Graudiņa-Bombiza, S. (2017). Development of Beach litter monitoring on the Latvian coastline: the citizen science perspective. Regional Formation and Development Studies, 21(1), 19-33.

Gren, M., & Elofsson, K. (2017). Credit stacking in nutrient trading markets for the Baltic Sea. Marine Policy, 79, 1-7.

Lagzdina, E., Kudreņickis, I., Ernšteins, R., & Kauliņš, J. (2017). Coastal sustainable development studies in Latvia: Integrated local social-ecological systems governance. Regional Formation and Development Studies, 21(1), 83-96.

Schernewski, G., Bartel, C., Kobarg, N., & Karnauskaite, D. (2017). Retrospective assessment of a managed coastal realignment and lagoon restoration measure: the Geltinger Birk, Germany. J. coast. conserv., 157-167.

Schernewski, G., Baltranaitė, E., Kataržytė, M., Balčiūnas, A., Čerkasova, N., Mėžinė, J. (2017): Establishing new bathing sites at the Curonian Lagoon coast: an ecological-social-economic assessment. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 1-13.

Schernewski, G., Schumacher, J., Weisner, E., Donges, L. (2017). A combined coastal protection, realignment and wetland restoration scheme in the southern Baltic: planning process, public information and participation. J. coast. conserv., 22, 533-547.

Støttrup, J. G., Dinesen, G. E., Janßen, H., Gillgren, C., & Schernewski, G. (2017). Re-visiting ICM theory and practice: Lessons learned from the Baltic Sea Region. Ocean & Coastal Management, 139, 64-76.


Gren, M., & Aklilu, A. Z. (2016). Policy design for forest carbon sequestration: A review of the literature. Forest Policy and Economics, 70, 128-136.

Kudrenickis, I., Ernšteins, R. & Kauliņš, J. (2016). Sustainable Coastal Science-Policy-Practice Interface Development: Municipal Coastal Governance Indicator System. Environmental Science, (1), 255-264.

Vilumaa, K., Tõnisson, H., Sugita, S., Buynevich, V., Kont, A., Muru, M., Preusser, F., Bjursäter, S., Vaasma, T., Vandel, E., Molodkov, A., Järvelill, I.V. (2016). Past storminess recorded in the internal architecture of coastal formations of Estonia in the NE Baltic Sea region. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 18, 9925.

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