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  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance, 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 […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research  has today published images of an Expedition Antarctic Winter Experiment. The images show the vessel RV Polarstern, and its crew doing work, in the period from June to August 2013. RV Polarstern is one of a few research vessels, which are able to sail Antarctic waters […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

     There is more to scientific research than just going through books and data, especially if you are venturing out to the planet’s coldest and stormiest continent, the Antarctica. Large areas of the Antarctic present major technical and logistics problems to science if scientific endeavour is to achieve the research targets that have been set.  Storms […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Biologists of the Alfred Wegener Institute have used the institute’s new ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) for the first time during an expeditions into the fjords at the Chilean west coast. The underwater robot worked perfectly and made exciting video records of cold-water corals, for instance in the Comau Fjord. Filming is the big strength of […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A group of researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research began their journey to South Africa yesterday. However this trip south is no summer holiday, but rather the start of a special journey: on Saturday, 8 June 2013 the research vessel Polarstern will be embarking on an expedition to […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Research & Development

    A delegation of leading Japanese polar scientists and governmental functionaries has met with scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute and the Center for Marine Environmental Studies (MARUM) in the House of Science in Bremen. The delegation was led by Takashi Kiyoura, director of the office of Research Funding Administration, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, Ministry […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of the Marie-Tharp Lecture Series of the Women’s Executive Board at GEOMAR, Prof. Antje Boetius of the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research and the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen reported on her work on the impacts of climate change in the Arctic Ocean. “It […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2015

    The research icebreaker Polarstern from the Alfred-Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), returned to its homeport in Bremerhaven on October 14 following an expedition to the Arctic launched back in mid-May with an aim of studying the effects of climate changes on this region. This summer season, Polarstern carried over 200 biologists, physicists, […]

  • 16 October 2015

    The research icebreaker Polarstern from the Alfred-Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), returned to its homeport in Bremerhaven on October 14 following an expedition to the Arctic launched back in mid-May with an aim of studying the effects of climate changes on this region. This summer season, Polarstern carried over 200 biologists, physicists, […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The start of the first two-day scientific workshop at the MARUM Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences in Bremen next Monday heralds the beginning of the operative phase of the new Helmholtz research alliance “Robotic Exploration under Extreme Conditions” or ROBEX for short. In this project – unique for Germany – space travel specialists and deep-sea […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dr. Bodil Bluhm from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and deep sea researchers of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, received the 2012 Alexander von Humboldt Memorial Award, Thursday, 21 February 2013, in Frankfurt am Main. The group of researchers investigated the biodiversity in the Artic deep sea and extended […]

  • 8 January 2015

    The German research icebreaker Polarstern will end its current expedition to the Antarctic earlier than planned due to hydraulic problems in the port engine, Alfred Wegener Institute informed. The ship is scheduled to return to Bremerhaven for repairs at the Lloyd dock facilities in mid-March. A planned subsequent research voyage in the Amundsen Sea will […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    AWI deep-sea expert Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius was honoured with the special professorship of the Werner Petersen foundation. This award is worth 20 000 Euro and includes a guest professorship at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany. Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius Antje Boetius studied biology in Hamburg and at the Scripps […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A good 21 metres long, 1.30 metre draught, a maximum speed of ten knots and full of the most up-to-date technology: on 13 August 2013 the research ship MYA II will be handed over to science at a ceremony in List on Sylt. Prof. Dr. Waltraud Wende, the Schleswig-Holstein Minister for Education and Research, is […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany has engaged in the coastal permafrost erosion research project (COPER) funded by the Helmholz Association and the institute. Kongsberg Geoacoustic’s GeoSwath Plus Compact system is playing a vital part in this important project. A stark seasonal contrast characterizes coastal dynamics on arctic coasts. […]