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  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Exactly ten years ago a new era began for marine research in Kiel, Germany. The Institute for Marine Research and the GEOMAR Research Centre for Marine Geosciences, teamed up to the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR). Retrospectively this decision has provided a positive impetus for the entire marine research in Germany: today’s GEOMAR Helmholtz […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The ambassador of South Korea to Germany, Kyung-soo Lee, has visited GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. For many years, marine research institutions of both countries have been working together very intensively. During his visit the ambassador underlined the importance of innovative marine research for the welfare of future generations. According to GEOMAR, Korea […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The Saudi coast of the Red Sea covers more than 11° latitudes featuring decreasing nutrients, decreasing mean annual SST and increasing salinity from S to N making it an ideal setting to investigate naturally varying water parameters on coral reefs. During a 4 week land-based expedition (16.September – 11. October) of the Jeddah Transect […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Research & Development

    German research vessel METEOR, under the leadership of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, is set to take on another GEOTRACES (GA08) cruise in the southeastern Atlantic. For the past seven years, the international research program GEOTRACES has been investigating the sources, sinks and distributions of trace elements such as iron, cadmium or copper. […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Scientists recover instruments and long-term experiments from two Norwegian cold-water coral reefs.  How do cold-water corals react to changing environmental conditions such as rising water temperatures and ocean acidification? Will the fragile reefs survive climate change? The 473rd expedition of the German research vessel POSEIDON helps to answer urgent questions about the future of marine […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel has started a long term monitoring of the Eckernförde Bay and the last three years scientists have obtained high resolution bathymetry using RV LITTORINA and RV ALKOR. Eckernfoerde Bay comprises a variety of geological, geochemical and biological features that construct a unique underwater landscape. Earlier studies have revealed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Kraken Robotics’ German subsidiary, Kraken Robotik, has been awarded a contract to deliver 3,000 meter rated SeaVision laser scanning sensors to the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany.  The contract value is approximately $0.5 million with delivery expected during Q1, 2020. Under this contract, Kraken will deliver a twin pod SeaVision 3D […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Research led by geoscientists at the University of Southampton and with contributions by marine scientists at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is reportedly the first to show a direct link between fault activity and the amount of water entering the solid Earth along faults. The reaction between the deep Earth rocks and […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Marine scientists of the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) in Kiel, Germany and the Halifax Marine Research Institute (HMRI) in Halifax, Canada signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their cooperation in the field of marines sciences. The agreement was signed in connection with the official opening of the Halifax Marine Research Institute that […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Prof. Dr. Ulf Riebesell from the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) was honoured with the Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation. For his research on the effects of global change on marine ecosystems Riebesell receives one of the most valuable scientific prizes in the world. The prize is endowed with 2.5 Million Euros. […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Cold-water corals of the species Lophelia pertusa are able to fuse skeletons of genetically distinct individuals. On dives with JAGO, a research submersible stationed at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, scientists from Scotland and Germany made the first-ever discovery of branches of different colours that had flawlessly merged. The researchers explain, how the […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Recently the research vessel SONNE set off from Cape Town on a five and a half week long expedition in the South Atlantic lead by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. The aim is to increase the understanding of the basic processes in plate tectonics. It is nearly three times as long as the […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) have joined forces to boost marine research activities, education and technology at Gran Canary. The three partners signed an agreement at the Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Research & Development

    Dr. Véronique Garçon gave “Marie Tharp Lecture for Ocean Research” at GEOMAR. The presentation by Dr. Garçon was the third contribution to the “Marie Tharp Lecture Series” organized by the GEOMAR Women’s Executive Board (WEB). The WEB invites internationally renowned scientists to present their scientific work in Kiel, and also to serve as a role […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    After almost three years of construction, the Ocean Science Centre Mindelo (OSCM) has officially started its scientific operation. The international research and logistics station, which is operated jointly by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the National Institute for Fishery Research of Cape Verde (INDP), intends to further strengthen the various research […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    From 13 December 2013 to 12 January 2014 the multipurpose research vessel “Poseidon” was at the outfitting bridge of the Lindenau Werft GmbH for overhauling works. Owner of the multipurpose research vessel is the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein whereas the ship is operated by the GEOMAR Helmholtz-Centre in Kiel. Lindenau obtained the order for the […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    GEOMAR has acquired a moving vessel profiler (MVP) from AML Oceanographic as part of the Helmholtz Association funded observing infrastructure “Modular Observation Solutions for Earth Systems” (MOSES). MOSES is comprised of flexible and mobile observation modules which are designed to investigate the interactions of short-term events and long-term trends across Earth compartments. “The first MOSES […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    From late December 2011 till Mid January 2012 earth scientists from the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) and from the Cluster of Excellence „The Future Ocean“ in Kiel, Germany will examine the causes of earthquakes and tsunamis along the continental margins of the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of South Italy. The enhanced understanding […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    In a new experiment with the KOSMOS mesocosms, scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel address key questions about the impacts of ocean acidification on the food web and biogeochemical cycling. As part of this study, which runs until the end of June in Raunefjord, Bergen (Norway), the researchers will transfer a laboratory-grown […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    After the discovery of low-oxygen eddies in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean, some assumptions regarding biogeochemical cycles in this region now have to be rethought. Marine scientists from Kiel and Plön (Germany) have found processes within these short-lived eddies that previously were not know in the open Atlantic. These processes influence, inter alia, the […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Researchers at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel have used computer simulations to understand how hydrothermal vents, the so-called “black smokers”, extract energy from the volcanic rock. About ten years after the first moon landing, scientists on earth made a discovery that proved that our home planet still holds a lot of surprises in store for […]