The International Dialogue on Underwater Munitions (IDUM) is hosting an event about technologies for remediation of underwater munitions sites. The event is an opportunity to showcase services for research, detection, investigation, handling, recovery, and environmentally-friendly safe disposal.
CHEMSEA was featured in a documentary feature presented on June 23rd on German TV channel ZDFinfo about remnants of WWII munitions. Details about CHEMSEA's work, including footage from a research cruise and interviews with CHEMSEA partners are shown on minute 33 and onwards (in German).
At the recent PRIMO (Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms) Conference in Faro, Portugal a special session was dedicated to the 'Detection and Monitoring of Biological Effects of Deliberately Dumped Chemicals at Sea' (abstract), chaired by CHEMSEA's Matthias Brenner from AWI and Janina Baršiene from Lithuania's Institute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre.
German television channel ZDF has produced a documentary about munitions left behind from WWII. The work of vTI and AWI on board the vessel Walter Herrwig is featured in the production, including interviews to Thomas Lang and Matthias Brenner (minutes 23:30 to 25:30).