Press releases

Below you find current press releases of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Reseach Kiel. Former press releases of GEOMAR and the predecessor  IFM-GEOMAR you find on the archive pages of the the years 2014,
2013, 2012201120102009 and 2008.

Current press releases

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

Scientific networking at a research hotspot

International science symposium and summer school held in Cape Verde

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

Marine scientists proof additional heat uptake during the past decades


Back in the Fjord

Kiel marine scientists investigate responses of the plankton community to ocean acidification in a field experiment off Norway

Award ceremony of the German Ocean Award ("Deutscher Meerespreis") 2015. The picture shows (from left) GEOMAR director Professor Peter Herzig, the awardee Captain Nicholas Sloane, Burkhard Baum (Deutsche Bank) and Schleswig-Holstein's Minister-President Torsten Albig. Photo: J. Steffen, GEOMAR

“Deutscher Meerespreis 2015” for Captain Nicholas Sloane

South African salvage specialist receives the German Ocean Award for successful recovery of cruise ship Costa Concordia close to the Italian coast

Maintainance work at the "Cape Verde Ocean Observatory" with the research vessel METEOR. At this long-term monitoring station north of Cape Verde, the scientists have detected an Eddy with low oxygen concentration for the first time. Photo: Toste Tanhua, GEOMAR

Sudden Breathlessness in the Open Ocean

Kiel marine scientists describe previously unobserved phenomenon in the Atlantic ocean

Vampire squid Vampyroteuthis infernalis. © 2012 MBARI

Vampire Squid: The first Time is not the last Time

New study in Current Biology shows multiple reproductive cycles of deep-sea squid

For a detailed examination of the methane seeps, the scientists used the submersible JAGO. The image shows pilot Jürgen Schauer and Lea Steinle preparing for a dive. Photo: Karen Hissmann, GEOMAR

Ocean Currents Impact Methane consumption

Study in Nature Geoscience on interactions between marine microbiology and oceanography

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