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University of Rostock, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences



Hylow Project Partner



University of Rostock, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Inst. of Environmental Engineering, Coastal Engineering Research Group (URCE): 


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Founded in 1419, the University of Rostock is the oldest university in Northern Europe and the University has one of the richest traditions of German universities. Since 2006, the URCE is part of the Institute of Environmental Engineering of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment. Before that, URCE was known as the Institute for Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering (IWR) of the University of Rostock and then, one of 10 Institutes of the Department of Civil Engineering. URCE is responsible for the scientific education in all fields of Hydraulic Engineering, including Hydraulic Engineering, Hydrology and Coastal Engineering of all Civil Engineering students of the University of Rostock and for the scientific education in the field of Coastal Engineering of the Bachelor and Master Students of Land Management and Environment Protection.

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tasks in Hylow
  • Assessment of WFD compatibility of the proposed energy converters (WP 14)
  • Design input to ensure / improve WFD compatibility (WP 14)
  • Field deployment, monitoring and data analysis of FSEC (WP 5)
  • Assessment of environmental impact of FSEC  (WP 14, 5)
  • Resource study in the coastal environment (WP 14)

contact person 1 for the Hylow Project

Dr.-Ing. P. Froehle  pp_froehle

contact person 2 for the Hylow Project

Dipl.-Ing. S. Dimke  pp_dimke
contact person 3 for the Hylow Project Dr. -Ing. F. Weichbrodt pp_weichbrodt

relevant publication

  • MÜLLER, G.; HIMMELBACH, G.; FRÖHLE, P.; CARMER, C.: Small River Re-Naturalization and Cultural Heritage; Proc. of the Second International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow 2004, 2004.
  • PASCHEN, M.; UHLENBROCK, S.; FRÖHLE, P.; RADOMSKI, J.; SCHLOTTMANN, G.: Design basis for floating piers and finger-piers in shallow water; Bericht Nr.1: Beiträge des Forschungsschwerpunktes Maritime Systeme und Prozesse. Aachen : Shaker Verlag, 2005
contact detail

Dr.-Ing. P. Froehle

Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 6

D - 18059 Rostock


Tel.: +49 (0)381 - 498 3685

Fax.: +49 (0)381 - 498 3682


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