Marine Biogeochemistry

Current Projects

SUGAR Projekt
(Submarine Gas Hydrate Reservoirs)
1. phase & 2. phase

ECO2 
Sub-seabed CO2 Storage: Impact on Marine Ecosystems

TRION
"Stable isotopes of strontium as a new proxy for continental weathering, pedogenesis processes and seawater temperature"

SPP 1319
Biological transformations of hydrocarbons without oxygen: from the molecular to the global scale, DFG Priority Programme

UNEP/GRID-Arendal
E-book and book about gas hydrates for public outreach and decision makers. "Frozen Heat - A global outlook on methane gas hydrates"

PERGAMON
Permafrost and gas hydrate related methane release in the Arctic and impact on climate change: European cooperation for long-term monitoring

SFB 754
Climate-Biogeochemistry Interactions in the Tropical Ocean, DFG Collaborative Research Centre

The Future Ocean
DFG Cluster of Excellence

SFB 574
Volatiles and Fluids in Subduction Zones: Climate Feedback and Trigger Mechanisms for Natural Disasters, DFG Collaborative Research Centre

MICROBIOIL
Microbial degradation of hydrocarbons in petroleum‐impacted marine sediments,
Industry Project (RWE)

CHARON
Marine carbonate archives: controls on carbonate precipitation and pathways of diagenetic alteration, DFG Research Unit

Microbial methane consumption in contrasting ocean environments:
Effects of elevated seepage and geochemical boundary conditions, D-A-CH Projekt (SNF-Lead)

Bubble Shuttle
Transport Methan-oxidierender Mikroorganismen aus dem Sediment in die Wassersäule über Gasblasen, DFG Projekt

Contact

Prof. Dr. Klaus Wallmann
GEOMAR | Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
Wischhofstr. 1-3
24148 Kiel
Telefon: 0431 600-2287
Telefax: 0431 600-2928
e-mail: kwallmann(at)geomar.de 

Christine Utecht
GEOMAR | Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
Wischhofstr. 1-3
24148 Kiel
Telefon: 0431 600-2116
e-mail: cutecht(at)geomar.de