IMAP News


Subducting seamounts control interplate coupling and seismic rupture in the 2014 Iquique earthquake area

10. October 2015

In a recent study published in the international journal Nature Communications, IMAP member Jacob Geersen from the Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and co-authors present an …


IMAP at the First ‘Future Ocean’ Research Alumni Conference in New York

28. September 2015

About 20 IMAP members and IMAP alumni participated in the first Research Alumni Conference of the ‘Future Ocean’ in New York City, September 28-30, 2015. …


IMAP members at the 3rd Research Alumni Conference

23. September 2015

Three IMAP members holding international passports accompanied by Research Alumni Advisors Nancy Smith (Internationalization) and Gesche Braker (IMAP Coordinator) took part in the 3rd Research Alumni Conference in Berlin (September 23-25). …


Daimler and Benz-Foundation awards postdoc scholarship to Nina Keul

25. February 2015

The highly competitive call for Postdoc Scholarships of the Daimler und Benz-Foundation attracted 160 project proposals of which the 12 best were funded. Nina Keul succeeded to secure additional funding for her project within the Cluster of …


New Publication: Assessing population growth in low-elevation coastal zones and the 100-year flood plain

25. February 2015

A global study by lead author Barbara Neumann from the Coastal Risks and Sea-Level Rise Research Group at Kiel University shows that the number of people living in low-lying coastal areas could more than double in the future, possibly reaching up to …