News 2019


Understanding nutrient cycling in the low-oxygen ocean

07. February 2019

Kiel research team develops basis for quantifying the nitrogen cycling in oceanic oxygen minimum zones

In the world's oceans, there are several large oxygen-depleted areas that scientists refer to as oxygen minimum zones (OMZs). These oceanic regions …


Full carbonate chemistry at the site of calcification in a tropical coral

17. January 2019

Coral calcification: Microscope-guided microsensor measurements reveal full carbonate chemistry at the site of calcification in a tropical coral

Researchers from the Centre Scientifique de Monaco (CSM), the Max Planck Institute for Marine …


Henry Stommel Research Medal for Martin Visbeck

10. January 2019

High honors for German Oceanographer

At the 99th annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society Professor Martin Visbeck, Head of Physical Oceanography and Spokesman for the Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean", is honored with the Henry …