Schematic of the Ocean Science Center Mindelo. Source: Pedro Gregório Lopes.

Ceremonial Groundbreaking on the Cape Verde Islands

November 19, 2014 - Mindelo/Kiel. After nearly two years of planning and coordination work, the time has come: The construction of a science center for marine and atmospheric research off West Africa, the "Ocean Science Centre Mindelo" (OSCM), can start. The building was planned in partnership betwe...


A prime location for open ocean research

November 13, 2014/Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Kiel. GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) join forces to boost marine research activities, education and technology at Gran Canary. ...


The oceans’ sensitive skin

November 11, 2014/Kiel. Ocean acidification might alter climate-relevant functions of the oceans’ uppermost layer, according to a study by a group of marine scientists published in the “Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans”. In an experiment led by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel,...

The British research and supply vessel RRS JAMES CLARK ROSS in the Antarctic ice shelf. Photo: S. Schmidtko, GEOMAR

Eddies below the Ice

10 November 2014 / Kiel. Using robotic ocean gliders, researchers from the US and the UK, with the participation of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, have discovered unknown eddies and mixing processes off the coast of the Antarctic peninsula. These processes have an impact on the...



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Weather of Kiel at 22:06


Measuring Point Institute

Air temperature: 7,6°C
Water temperature: 10,6°C
Wind direction: 273°, W
Wind speed: 3,35 m/s

Measuring Point Light House

Air temperature: 8,6°C
Water temperature: 11,2°C
Wind direction: 278°, W
Wind speed: 7,90 m/s