Sensitive youngsters

September 26, 2014/Kiel. Young sea stars from the Baltic Sea suffer more from the effects of ocean acidification than adults. In a laboratory experiment, scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel showed that younger animals already eat less and grow more slowly at only slightly...


Small algae with great potential

September 15, 2014/Kiel. The single most important calcifying algae of the world’s oceans is able to simultaneously adapt to rising water temperatures and ocean acidification through evolution. A unique long-term experiment with the species Emiliania huxleyi at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Rese...


New developments in ocean acidification research

September 12, 2014/Kiel. Five years after their first "kick-off" at GEOMAR, the members of the German research network on ocean acidification BIOACID gathered again in Kiel. In addition to providing an overview of ongoing activities, presenting research highlights of recent developments, and plannin...

The picture shows sunspots as they can be seen in a sunspot minimum. Magnetic fields pass out of the surface of the sun and reduce the local luminosity of the sun. Therefore compared to the rest of the surface sunspots are recognized as darker spots. Photo: SOHO (ESA & NASA)

Sun Controlled Climate During Ice Ages

04th of September 2014 / Kiel. In a model study, researchers from the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel reconstructed the relationship between solar activity and climate during the last ice age. Their chemistry climate model contributed significantly to a study by the Swedish Lund Univ...



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Weather of Kiel at 08:10


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 15,7°C
Water temperature: 15,9°C
Wind direction: 245°, WSW
Wind speed: 1,55 m/s

Measuring Point Light House

Air temperature: 15,6°C
Water temperature: 16,9°C
Wind direction: 252°, WSW
Wind speed: 4,96 m/s