Sabine Lattemann  
I am a marine environmental scientist with an interdisciplinary education in the fields of
marine biology, chemistry, geology, oceanography and environmental law.
Work and project experience
4since July 2004

Employee at the German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)
4 offshore wind energy farms:
evaluation of risk assessments and safety concepts for hazardous incidents, i.e. ship collisions with offshore wind farms and oil spill scenarios; underwater noise generated by construction activity and operation of wind farms including impacts on marine species
4 environmental risk assessment of chemicals

4since May 2004

Work on a WHO Guidance Document on Desalination for safe water supply. Chair of work group IV, which is concerned with the elaboration of a guidance document for environmental impact assessment (EIA) studies of desalination plants.

4in 2003 / 2004

Preparation of environmental impact assessment studies for two offshore wind farms in the German Bight for H & M Ingenieurbüro GmbH

4in 2002 Research investigator for ARSU GmbH and work within the project
"Assessment of the composition of desalination plant disposal brines",
funded by the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC)
4in 2002 Freelance consultant to UNEP's Marine Pollution Assessment and Control Programme (MEDPOL) of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP)
Preparation of guidelines for the environmental sound management of seawater desalination plants in the Mediterranean region
4in 2001 Half-year stay in California and participation in a collaborative effort between the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the California Coastal Commission, and the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, to develop recommendations and guidelines for desalination in the Sanctuary
Academic background
42001 Diplom (MSc) Marine Environmental Science
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany
Thesis: Marine Impacts of Seawater Desalination Plants
41998 Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Science
Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
Thesis: Development of a teaching unit for the New Zealand
Marine Studies Centre on the ENSO phenomenon
41997 Vordiplom (BSc) Marine Environmental Science
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany

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