Press reports


2nd October: Career Day at Kiel University

26. August 2013

National and international funding opportunities for early career scientists

A Career Day for early career scientists at Kiel University is planned for October 2nd, 2013. It was initiated and organized by the postdoc network (IMAP) of the Cluster …


Training the Next SFB Generation

26. August 2013

SFB 754 holds two-week summer school in Kristineberg, Sweden, for doctoral and post-doctoral students

How do water masses mix at different depths of the ocean or near the coast? What do unicellular foraminifera disclose about the living conditions on …


And There Was Light

26. August 2013

First minutes of a symbiosis uncovered

Studies with a type of small squid that glows in the dark have uncovered complex connections in their symbiosis with bacteria. …


The Potential for Successful Climate Predictions!

23. August 2013

Hindcast experiments capture long-term climate fluctuations

Will there be rather warm or cold winters in Germany in the coming years? We may have a long way to go before reliable forecasts of this kind can be achieved. However, marine scientists, …


Life-Limiting Nutrients

16. August 2013

R/V ALKOR starts a four-week expedition to the Baltic Sea

Eutrophication, or over-fertilization, is not an unknown problem for the Baltic Sea. However, what is still largely unclear is the extent to which internal processes also contribute to this …


Decoding Material Fluxes in the Tropical Ocean

02. August 2013

Turbulent processes provide important contribution to oxygen supply

How is vital oxygen supplied to the tropical ocean? For the first time, oceanographers at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel were able to make quantitative statements …


Decoding Material Fluxes in the Tropical Ocean

01. August 2013

Turbulent processes provide important contribution to oxygen supply

How is vital oxygen supplied to the tropical ocean? For the first time, oceanographers at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel were able to make quantitative statements …


Deciphering the Air-Sea Communication

24. July 2013

Marine scientists are decoding the mechanism for long-term climate fluctuations in the Atlantic

Why does hurricane activity vary from decade to decade? Or rainfall in the Sahel region? And why are the trans-Atlantic changes frequently in sync? A …


A journey into the future ocean

22. July 2013

Five-months long experiment on the effects of ocean acidification successfully completed

How do marine ecosystems respond to ocean acidification? Can marine communities adapt to a changing environment? In an unprecedented long-term experiment, 69 …


Barium Isotopes – a Path into the Past

16. July 2013

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation supports research stay of Dr. Zhimian Cao at GEOMAR

Exploring new avenues of research is risky business. It may, or may not, lead you down a dead-end street, an unknown path. Dr. Zhimian Cao of Xiamen University …