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Reconstructed 3D model of a nanotomography. The left picture shows uraninite (uranium ore) that surrounds gold. In the right picture, a computer programme was used the remove the uraninite to illustrate the large volume hidden in the uranium ore.

The formation of gold deposits in South Africa

20 April 2017/Kiel. The Witwatersrand basin in South Africa hosts the largest known gold repository on Earth – but how was it formed? Scientists of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre of Ocean Research Kiel and Canadian research institutes were able to figure out how parts of the Earth’s largest gold deposi...

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In a new blog the baltic gender project presents career chances of women in marine science. Foto: Jan Steffen, GEOMAR

Career Paths of Women in Marine Science and Technology

19 August 2017/Kiel. A new blog series on women in Marine Science and Technology highlights the successful and diverse career paths of women, who are at different stages of their academic career. The blog, which is initiated by the EU project Baltic Gender, aims to portray the career-related experie...

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Drone experiment of the beach of the island of Sylt. Source: B. Quack, GEOMAR.

Marine scientists using drones for measurements

13 April 2017 / Kiel. For the first time a team of scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel has successfully used a drone to collect marine air and water samples. The objective of the study is to better understand the role of coastal waters as a source of reactive trace gases,...

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Melting Ice off the coast of Greenland. Photo: R. Spielhagen.

Melting Greenland ice has changed ocean currents

11 April 2017/Kiel. What will happen if inland Greenland ice has melted away because of global warming? A look into the past of the Earth could provide some clues to possible answers. A German-Dutch research team has performed an investigation of a North Atlantic sediment core and found evidence of ...

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Weather of Kiel at 13:36

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Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 8,6°C
Water temperature: 7,6°C
Wind direction: 293°, WNW
Wind speed: 6,75 m/s
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Measuring Point Light House

Air temperature: 6,6°C
Water temperature: 7,4°C
Wind direction: 314°, NW
Wind speed: 6,86 m/s
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