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Katherine   Sammler

Research Fellow
Marine Political Ecology
Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (Germany)

Dr. Katherine Sammler is a geographer, with a background in atmospheric science and physics. Leading in Marine Political Ecology at the Helmholtz-Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB) with the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and University of Oldenburg in Germany, they conduct research at the intersection of science and politics in the realm of oceans, atmospheres, and outer space. In all areas, their work considers the role of knowledge, law, and power in defining global commons, access, and environmental justice. The have published on the politics of shifting borders due to sea level rise, and astronomy and space infrastructure in relation to settler colonial observation and occupation.
Environmental sciences
Geographic administrative areas
Geographic places
Historical periods
21st century
20th century
The Colonial time
Indigenous languages
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