Participants of the scientific symposium at INDP in Mindelo, Cabo Verde. Photo: Björn Fiedler, GEOMAR

Scientific networking at a research hotspot

21 May 2015/Mindelo, Kiel. An international symposium and summer school in marine science currently held in Mindelo, Cape Verde, mark the outstanding cooperation between the Instituto Nacional de Desenvolvimento das Pescas (INDP), GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and Dalhousie Univers...

H.E. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia, is signing the GEOMAR guest book. Photo: J. Steffen, GEOMAR.

Marine Research connects Baltic Region

May 20, 2015/Kiel. In the field of marine research, the Baltic region is an exemplary area for successful multinational cooperation. For many years, scientists from Germany and Estonia have participated in research projects related to the Baltic Sea. This was the background for the visit of the Pres...

GEOMAR Director Prof. Dr. Peter Herzig with the Chinese Delegation. Photo: A. Villwock, GEOMAR.

Cooperations with China

May 18, 2015/Kiel. A high ranked delegation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the most prestigious research organization in China visited GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. Under the leadership of the vize president of the CAS, Prof. Dr. YIN Hejun, the scientists...

Schematic diagram of sea surface height changes and the Indonesian throughflow in the past 20 years. Background: sea surface temperature. Source NOAA.

Indian Ocean hides Global Warming

May 18, 2015/Miami/Kiel. Why has the global temperature rise paused during the past two decades? A team of scientists from the US and the German GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel was able to now show that the heat content of the Indian Ocean has risen substantially since late 1990s alt...



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Weather of Kiel at 19:00


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 18,0°C
Water temperature: 10,4°C
Wind direction: 257°, WSW
Wind speed: 4,45 m/s

Measuring Point Light House

Air temperature: 16,1°C
Water temperature: 11,8°C
Wind direction: 251°, WSW
Wind speed: 8,88 m/s