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Stiftung Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung
in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
Am Handelshafen 12
27570 Bremerhaven
Tel.: +49 (0)471 4831-0
Fax: +49 (0)471 4831-1149



Dr. Doris Abele
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
Am Handelshafen 12
27570 Bremerhaven

Telephone: +49 (471) 4831-1567
Fax: +49 (471) 4831-1149



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