News 2018


European Researchers’ Night 2018

07. June 2018

"Knowledge is Night!" is the motto of the third Researchers’ Night in the KielRegion on September 28, 2018

The European Commission's confirmation of the funding for the years 2018 and 2019 has just arrived. Each year, on the last Friday in …


Autonomous Shipping: Transdisciplinary Research at Kiel University

06. June 2018

CAPTinKiel: New project dealing with "Clean Autonomous Public Transport in Kiel"

Autonomous shipping is a future-oriented field. From the point of view of Kiel University and the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean", the Kiel Fjord is an ideal …


International Symposium "Integrated Science for Future Ocean Health and Recovery" in Kiel

04. June 2018

On June 7, more than 100 participants, among them more than 30 leading international scientists, will meet at invitation of the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean" for the first symposium and workshop "Integrated Science for Future Ocean …


New EU-project: PANDORA

22. May 2018

(PAradigm for New Dynamic Ocean Resource Assessments and exploitation)

Pandora opened a jar containing sickness, death and many other evils which were then released into the world. Though she hastened to close the container, only one thing was left …


Currents propel the spreading of invasive jellyfish

22. May 2018

Scientists present first comprehensive inventory of Mnemiopsis leidyi in Europe

Twelve years ago, the comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi, originating from the North American East Coast, appeared in northern European waters. Based on the first comprehensive …


Cold Production of New Seafloor

16. May 2018

First seismic evidence for mantle exhumation at an ultraslow-spreading centre

Magma steadily emerges between oceanic plates. It pushes the plates apart, builds large underwater mountains and forms new seafloor. This is one of the fundamental …


Effects of Munitions in the Seas only partially known

30. April 2018

New study points to global problem with explosives in coastal ecosystems

More than 70 years after the end of the Second World War, countless pieces of ammunition from this time are still lying – and corroding – in all oceans. Once the casings are …


Future Ocean presents itself on the world’s largest industrial fair in Hannover

19. April 2018

Kiel Marine Sciences with a strong contribution to the booth of Kiel University

From April 23th to 27th, Kiel University (CAU) presented top-level research from the firth of Kiel and, after the premiere in the year 2017, once again provided …


Know your fish!

27. March 2018

A Kiel research team has developed a new method for tracing protein sources of farmed and wild salmon

More than half of the world's fish and seafood products come from aquaculture. The increasing demand and the simultaneous decline of the natural …


Gas hydrate research: Advanced knowledge and new technologies

23. March 2018

After ten years, the SUGAR project concludes with a conference in Potsdam

Gas hydrates are ice-like compounds of water molecules with gases such as methane. They occur in large quantities in the continental slopes of ocean margins. Due to the …