Mara Kim Ort M.Sc.

Mara Ort

Doctoral candidate in the research areas of Sustainable Development and Environmental Governance and Political Ecology of Coasts and Oceans. Member of the International Research Training Group INTERCOAST - Integrated Coastal Zone and Shelf-Sea Research.

  • Political Ecology
  • Production of Space
  • Coasts and sea
  • Critical Geography

Singh, Pradeep A., & Ort, M. (2020). Law and Policy Dimensions of Ocean Governance. In S. Jungblut, V. Liebich, & M. Bode-Dalby (Eds.), YOUMARES 9 - The Oceans: Our Research, Our Future. Proceedings of the 2018 conference for YOUng MArine RESearcher in Oldenburg. Germany: Springer.

Jacobsen, D., Lemke, M., & Ort, M. (2009). Zentralität und Versorgung – Kartierung und Wahrnehmung des Stadtteils Barmbek-Nord. In: T. Hoppe, & S. Brauckmann (Eds.), Barmbek-Nord und Nord-Barmbek: Analyse eines zentrumsnahen Quartiers im aktuellen Strukturwandel. Ergebnisse der angewandten Geographie Bd.1 (pp 133-174). Books on Demand.

sin­ce 11/​2015
PhD Can­di­da­te at artec and the IN­TER­CO­AST Gra­dua­te school, University of Bremen

10/​2011 - 09/​2014
Uni­ver­si­ty of Göt­tin­gen: Mas­ter of Sci­ence Geo­gra­phy (Re­sour­ce Ana­ly­sis and Ma­nage­ment)
Thesis: “Scaling in the energy transition – The decentralisation of electricity generation”

10/​2007 - 03/​2011
Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg: Ba­che­lor of Sci­ence Geo­gra­phy
Thesis: “Leave it to the people – Participation in sustainable resource management in Germany and Canada”

Professional experience

03/​2015 – 07/​2015
Uni­ver­si­ty of Göt­tin­gen
Re­se­arch as­sis­tant in the pro­ject "BEFma­te" (Bio­di­ver­si­ty & Eco­sys­tem Func­tio­n­ing across ma­ri­ne and ter­restri­al eco­sys­tems) in the field of data ma­nage­ment

04/​2013 - 05/​2013
Leib­niz In­sti­tu­te for Re­gio­nal De­ve­lop­ment and Struc­tu­ral Plan­ning (Erk­ner)
In­ternship at re­se­arch de­part­ment "In­sti­tu­tio­nal Chan­ge and Re­gio­nal Pu­blic Goods", Pro­ject "As­pects of com­mon goods and spa­ti­al di­men­si­ons of the en­er­gy tur­naround: bet­ween ma­te­ria­li­ty and power"

04/​2011 - 07/​2011
Leib­niz In­sti­tu­te for Bal­tic Sea Re­se­arch (Ros­tock-War­ne­mün­de)
In­ternship in the Co­as­tal and Ma­ri­ne Ma­nage­ment Group

02/​2009 - 12/​2011
Uni­ver­si­ty of Ham­burg
Stu­dent Re­se­arch As­sis­tant at the soil sci­ence la­bo­ra­to­ries of the In­sti­tu­te of Geo­gra­phy


University of Bremen
Sustainability Research Center
Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 7
28359 Bremen

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