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© Kay Panten
Institute of

SF Sea Fisheries

M.Sc. Prince Owusu Bonsu

Institute of Sea Fisheries

Herwigstraße 31
27572 Bremerhaven
+49 471 94460 403

Research Interests

  • Offshore Wind Farms and fisheries co-location in the North Sea Region
  • Marine and coastal social-ecological systems resilience


  • Investigation into the current state of offshore wind farms (OWFs) and fisheries co-location globally (with special focus on the North Sea Region, primarily in the German part of the North Sea)
  • Conducting a suitability analysis to support and allow for successful co-location of fisheries and offshore wind farms
  • Development of decision-support tool to support the development of viable and sustainable management strategies
  • Development of management strategies through effective fisheries and OWF co-location as a viable approach for avoiding future tipping points


Involved in

ongoing projects

completed projects

    Educational Background and Employment

    • since 2022: Guest Researcher at Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Bremerhaven, Germany
    • 2021-2022:Project Assistant at Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde
    • 2020-2022:  MSc Biosphere Reserves Management at Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde, Eberswalde
    • 2018: Project/Research Intern at Sustainable Projects GmbH, Berlin
    • 2016-2018: M.Sc. Maritime Spatial Planning at IUAV di Venezia, Venice
    • 2015-2016: Municipal Planning Officer (National Service) at Obuasi Municipal Assembly, Obuasi
    • 2011-2015: B.Sc. Human Settlements Planning at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi
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