Current aerial views of the Ocean Science Centre Mindelo, Kap Verde. Photo: Filipe Mandl

‘Ocean Science Centre Mindelo’ Takes Shape

17 October 2016/Kiel, Mindelo. After 20 months of construction, the cooperation partners GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Instituto Nacional de Desenvolvimento das Pescas in Mindelo (INDP), together with the Cabo Verdean planning office SPL/DARQ and the construction company SG...

Participants of the Baltic-Gender Kick-off meeting. Photo:  Evelyn Renz-Kiefel

Better Career Opportunities for Women in Marine Research

07 October 2016 / Kiel. In many areas of marine research men and women are now working together as equals. However, women are still under-represented in leadership positions. Partners from eight scientific institutions in five countries around the Baltic Sea will be working together in the project "...


Photo exhibition about ocean acidification premiered at GEOMAR

20 September 2016/Kiel. In a photo exhibition by the German research network on ocean acidification BIOACID, the two nature photographers Solvin Zankl and Nick Cobbing present BIOACID members at their work and introduce organisms that current ocean acidification research focuses on. The exhibition i...

GEOMAR Director Prof. Dr. Peter Herzig, HSH Prince Albert II., Federal Minister for Education and Research Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka, Prime Minister Torsten Albig and Dr. Cornel Wisskirchen (Deutsche Bank). Foto: T. Eisenkrätzer.

Prince Albert II of Monaco receives German Ocean Award

12 September 2016/Kiel. In recognition of his long-standing commitment to the research, preservation and protection of the oceans, the President of the Scientific Commission of the Mediterranean (CIESM) H.S.H. Prince Albert II today received the German Ocean Award (“Deutscher Meerespreis”) in Kiel, ...



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Weather of Kiel at 19:20


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 6,6°C
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Measuring Point Light House

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