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With help of the AUV ABYSS (top right) the mud volcanoes Abzu, Tiamat and M. Ivanov have been discovered in 2012. Photo/Graphic: GEOMAR

New insights into the mysterious ocean floor

24 March 2015/Kiel. During an expedition of the German research vessel METEOR in 2012 scientists of the GEOMAR Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel together with colleagues from Bremen and Halle, Portugal, Spain and the UK, discovered previously unknown mud volcanoes on the seabed of the Atlanti...

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Lighthouse in Büsum (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany). Sea level rise significantly differs from one coast to another. Photo: Klaus Heinrich Vanselow, Copyright: Uni Kiel / FTZ Westküste

Sea level rise: More data from the oceans needed

16 March 2015/Kiel. How quickly sea level will rise in the next 100 years can be roughly calculated on a global scale. However, for specific coastal-protection measures, you do not need a global average; you need to know how sea level will actually rise at a particular coast. The regional sea level ...

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The program of the symposium began with an evening lecture of geobiologist Prof. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder on thuesday. photo: J. Steffen, GEOMAR

Can we use the ocean in a sustainable way?

04. March 2015 From March 4- 6, 2015 more than 100 scientists from different disciplines, representatives of politics, society, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as young researchers are meeting at the Ocean Sustainability Science Symposium in Kiel to discuss the sustainable protection...

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GEOMAR cooperates with Cape Verde and Gran Canaria

Two important destinations for marine research - one with an excellent infrastructure and a variety of scientific experience, the other with strong ambitions and a growing research station: Gran Canaria and the Republic of Cape Verde discuss cooperation possibilities with GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for...

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Measuring Point Institute

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