What is the probability that severe tsunamis are caused by submarine landslides? Which coastal regions are threatened worldwide? Questions such as these were discussed by 130 researchers from 30 countries this Monday through Wednesday during an …
Kiel Scientists Enter the Blogosphere!
20. September 2013
"Oceanblogs" Portal of "The Future Ocean" and GEOMAR goes online
As of this Friday, the online world of marine science has gained a substantive resource: The blog portal "oceanblogs" (www.oceanblogs.org) provides new insights into the broad range of …
Moratorium on Deep Sea Fisheries?
17. September 2013
International fisheries experts favor an extensive stop to deep sea fisheries
On 16 September, the Le Grand Palais Museum in Paris, at the invitation of Bloom, a French environmental organization, hosted a gathering of international fisheries experts …
Kiel University Wins with a Convincing Strategy for International Alumni Work
09. July 2013
30,000 Euros in prize money from the competition “Researcher Alumni Strategies”
The decision on the winners in the “Researcher Alumni Strategies” competition of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is in. Kiel University (CAU) is among the …
How Fast Does the Chemical State of the Ocean React to Climate Change?
06. June 2013
Researchers of the Collaborative Research Centre 754 in Kiel contribute to the first global study on the nitrogen cycle in the ocean
Without nitrogen life in the sea would not be possible. The bonding and releasing of nitrogen in the world oceans is …
Fast-sinking jellyfish could boost the oceans’ uptake of carbon dioxide
28. May 2013
Experiments show high sinking speed for dead gelatinous plankton species
How much more carbon dioxide (CO2) will the oceans be able to take up?
To find out more about the efficiency of this service, scientists
estimate the sinking velocities of …
Acidic Water Impacts Sea Urchins
24. October 2012
Kiel study verifies adverse effects on sea urchin larvae
Increasing ocean acidification can have negative effects on calcifying marine organisms. A new study of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel University and the University …
Marine Research with a Panorama of the Alps
02. October 2012
Kiel’s Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and GEOMAR present themselves in Munich on the Day of German Unity
The Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel invite all visitors of the …
Further Top Level Support for Kiel Marine Sciences
15. June 2012
Continuation of the Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” granted
Today the federal Grants Committee for the
Excellence Initiative approved a further five year funding period for
the Kiel Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean”. …
How does Dolomite form?
04. June 2012
Scientists in Kiel show the influence of marine bacteria on mineral formation
The formation of the mineral dolomite is still puzzling scientists. …