News 2011


How do Tsunamis develop off the coast of southern Italy?

19. December 2011

Earth scientists from Kiel examine the continental margins in the Strait of Messina

From late December 2011 till Mid January 2012 earth scientists from the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) and from the Cluster of Excellence "The …

Competition: „Who fishes more sustainably?“

27. October 2011

On 25th and 26th October the European Parliament in Strassbourg was home to a special event. In breaks between the meetings, delegates gathered around the game table ecoOcean of the Future Ocean Cluster. …

Ralph Schneider invited speaker at the CDU/CSU Congress Rio+20

26. October 2011

At congress of the CDU/CSU parliamentary faction on 24th October 2011 – Chancellor Angela places special emphasis on Kiel Marine Sciences in her address

Are the oceans going down? New impetus for international protection of the oceans. This was the …

Day of German Unity 2011

04. October 2011

Exhibition on the Future Ocean was a Highlight

With nearly one million visitors the celebrations for the Day of German Unity in the former capital city Bonn drew crowds seldom before seen at this event. In bright sunshine the masses wended their …

Kyoto and Kiel Further their Cooperation

01. October 2011

Japanese Consul and PhD Students from Kyoto Visit Kiel

Yesterday evening (September 30th) at the Zoological Museum representatives from politics and business emphasized the importance of the exchange between Japan and Schleswig-Holstein. The …

The Ocean Comes to the Rhine

29. September 2011

The Kiel Cluster of Excellence and IFM-GEOMAR at the Day of German Unity in Bonn

The Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” and the Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) invite all visitors to the Day of German Unity in …

Future Ocean expert invited by Dutch Parliament to provide information regarding fishery policy

29. September 2011

Marine Biologist Rainer Froese, of IFM-GEOMAR and member of the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean", followed an invitation by two Dutch parties to come to the Parliament in Le Hague and provide information as an international …

Nursery for Deep Sea Sharks Discovered

22. September 2011

Tube worms and limestone landscapes at methane seeps serve as breeding places for deep sea predators

Natural methane seeps in the deep sea were known up to now as the habitat of only a few, very specialized survival artists. Now scientists at the …

Deep sea fisheries at a glance

17. September 2011

The implemantation of the UN resolution on the impact of bottom fishing on deep sea vulnerable habitats and long term sustainability of deep sea fish stocks was the topic of a UN Workshop on Spetember 15th and 16th in New York. …

Building Bridges in the Far East through Marine Research

07. September 2011

Sino-German Center for Cooperation in Marine Sciences hosts summer school

Bremen/Kiel/Qingdao. Learning from each other and with each other; that is the goal of the first Chinese-German workshop and summer school being organized by the …