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  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and the German Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) are going to intensify their collaborative efforts. This was officially ratified by signing a document recording their joint interests by chair of the board of NIOZ Pier Vellinga, NIOZ-director Henk Brinkhuis and AWI-director Karin […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Equipment

    CGG informed that Sercel has sold one of its new Sentinel HR high-resolution solid streamers to the German research foundation, the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI). AWI will use the Sentinel HR on research projects it is conducting to record critical data about the relationship between geological activity and ecosystems in order to gain a better understanding of the Earth’s system. […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The German Aerospace Center is working on a satellite-based system for substantially improving ship navigation in ice-affected waters. The Earth observation satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X provide the high-resolution images needed to make this possible. Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) – the Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research based in Bremerhaven – are […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The international advancement of young scientists has assumed a new dimension at the Alfred Wegener Institute: ten scholarship holders from just as many different nations will be embarking a ten-month traineeship as ocean experts this week. The Japanese Nippon Foundation and POGO (Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans) have selected the Alfred Wegener Institute […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Coastal researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research get a new research ship MYA II. The ship was launched yesterday at Fassmer shipyard in Berne. In her brief speech, AWI director Prof. Dr. Karin Lochte emphasised the importance of the ship for research into the Wadden Sea, which is […]

  • 3 September 2014

    This headspinning view shows AWI icebreaker RV Polarstern trailblazing through ice at the North Pole. The ship reached the North Pole at 12:23pm (MESZ) on August 26th, and this is the 4th time for her to be at the North Pole. RV Polarstern is a German research icebreaker of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Research Vessel Heincke, one of the ships operated by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), has received three new main engines. With the addition of particle filters and downstream exhaust-gas filter systems, the ship is now both more economical and environmentally friendlier. The 54.5-metre-long Heincke has been in service […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this year the underwater hull of the newbuild research vessel MYA II was given a lasting Ecospeed protection. The application was carried out at the Fassmer shipyard in Berne, Germany, where the vessel was launched on August 12. The vessel was handed over to the coastal researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Helmholtz […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), have found between Greenland and Spitsbergen the scours left behind on the sea bed by gigantic icebergs. The five lineaments, at a depth of 1,200 metres, are the lowest-lying iceberg scours yet to be found on the Arctic sea floor. This […]

  • 12 August 2013

    Alfred Wegener Institute, Sylt, Germany has commissioned its newest research ship the MYA II. Tomorrow, the research ship MYA II will be handed over at a ceremony in List on Sylt. The MYA II has a length of 21m, 1.30m draught and maximum speed of ten knots. Ten percent of the 4.5 million euro development […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A team of scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) are currently with the German deep-sea research vessel SONNE in the Pacific. Together with partners of the University of Bremen, Jacobs University, as well as the BGR, researchers are examining the ocean floor at a depth of 4,000 meters. There are a lot of subsea mountains […]

  • 12 August 2013

    The research ship MYA II will be handed over tomorrow to science at a ceremony in List on Sylt. Prof. Dr. Waltraud Wende, the Schleswig-Holstein Minister for Education and Research, is going to be present at the event, as well as representatives of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research. Ten percent of the 4.5 […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Environment, Research & Development

    With just under EUR 700,000, Lower Saxony is supporting a pilot project for the settlement of the European lobsters at the offshore wind farm “Riffgat”. Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, have started to rear 3,000 lobsters, which they will release back into the water in 2014. They […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The international advancement of young scientists has assumed a new dimension at the Alfred Wegener Institute: ten scholarship holders from just as many different nations will be embarking a ten-month traineeship as ocean experts this week. The Japanese Nippon Foundation and POGO (Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans) have selected the Alfred Wegener Institute […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Due to technical problems with the front crane the German research vessel Polarstern did not start its third leg to Antarctica yesterday. One important part of the crane’s hydraulic system is broken. Therefore the crew could not complete loading in the port of Punta Arenas, Chile. “The damage is fundamental and we can not fix […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research takes a leading role in preparing the formation of marine protected areas in the Weddell Sea. Yesterday the German Federal Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection published a press release, stating that the Bremerhavener institute is going to coordinate the scientific work, which will form […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Environment, Research & Development

    With just under EUR 700,000, Lower Saxony is supporting a pilot project for the settlement of the European lobsters at the offshore wind farm “Riffgat”. Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, have started to rear 3,000 lobsters, which they will release back into the water in 2014. They […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Coastal researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research get a new research ship: the MYA II was launched on the site of the Fassmer shipyard in Berne. In her brief speech, AWI director Prof. Dr. Karin Lochte emphasised the importance of the ship for research into the Wadden Sea, […]

  • 2 December 2013

    Back in 2012, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) began assessing the pace of coastal erosion and the nature of sediment and organic matter transfer in nearshore areas of the southern Canadian Beaufort Sea. Coastal dynamics on arctic coasts are highly seasonal: ice is present from October to late […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Bringing together space and deep sea research is the goal of the Helmholtz Alliance “ROBEX  – Robotic Exploration of Extreme Environments”, which is coordinated at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI). Since yesterday Airbus DS Bremen is associated partner of ROBEX and provides its expertise in space robotics  into […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    TGS has commenced acquisition of a 2D multi-client survey in the Chukchi Sea off the northwest coast of Alaska. The Chukchi Sea 2D 2013 survey covers approximately 8,000 km and builds on the existing Chukchi Sea (CSR-06) survey acquired in 2006 in Russian waters and the AWI Chukchi Sea (AWI08) survey acquired in 2008. “TGS […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Back in 2012, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) began assessing the pace of coastal erosion and the nature of sediment and organic matter transfer in nearshore areas of the southern Canadian Beaufort Sea. Coastal dynamics on arctic coasts are highly seasonal: ice is present from October to late […]