News 2020


The Congo is a Major Source of Iron for the Southeast Atlantic

12. January 2020

Study shows surprisingly high fertilisation of the ocean

Iron is an important nutrient for phytoplankton. Where iron concentrations are very low in the ocean, biological production is extremely restricted. Scientists of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre …

Tiny, but effective

07. January 2020

Gelatinous zooplankton makes an important contribution to marine carbon transport

Barely visible to the naked eye, gelatinous zooplankton is an important part of the marine ecosystem. In addition, the small organisms also transport large quantities …