2021 – zzt.: BMBF funded joint research project CoastalFutures within the Deutsche Allianz Meeresforschung (DAM) framework - Developing numerical representations of shell fish reefs as hydrodynamic roughness elements to project impacts on tidal dynamics and develop potential management approaches with a wide range of stakeholders.
2020 – zzt.: BfN funded joint research project Sandküste Sankt Peter-Ording quantification of storm surge protection potential of a coastal dune system and development of potential ecosystem strengthening dune reinforcement methods to match climate change related impacts.
2020 – zzt.: MWK joint research project Gute Küste - Niedersachsen "Real-world laboratories for ecosystem strengthening coastal protection on the coast of Lower Saxony" , Investigations on ecosystem services for coastal protection in real-world laboratories, coordinator of the sub-project (TP2)
2017 - 2019: BMBF joint research project CatchMekong for the field measurement acquisition and development of a Database to support political and social decisions through boat-based field measurements Mekong, Vietnam
2015 - 2016: NLWKN/Elsflether Werft - Field measurements on sedimentation and sedimentation problems of the Elsflether Werft at the Tidehunte
2014 - 2016: BMBF joint research DELIGHT - Development of a decision support system for the Yellow River Delta, China. Boat-based field measurements