KDM is the national platform of the marine research community, encompassing all aspects of coastal, polar and open ocean in the Anthropocene. We promote strategising and networking to maximise the contribution of marine research to better understanding and human interaction with the oceans.

With the aim of making effective and efficient use of the resources invested in national marine research and innovation, KDM cooperates closely with and provides content and knowledge to all relevant national actors and programmes, including the following.