Research vessel POSEIDON in the Thyrennian sea during an ECO2 expedition. Photo: Maike Nicolai, GEOMAR

Can carbon dioxide be stored safely offshore?

26 May 2015/Kiel. Storage of carbon dioxide in the offshore seabed as part of a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) strategy is often discussed as a means to reduce the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. Funded by the European Union, the ECO2 project developed recommendations for the s...

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...



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