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 2015, 2014,
2013, 2012201120102009 and 2008.

Current press releases

Wave Gliders GEOMAR 2 (left) and MARUM on board RV MARIA S. MERIAN waiting for their launch. Photo: Sarah Kaehlert, GEOMAR

Watching marine science in real time

GEOMAR Wave Glider missions live on the internet

The German RV MARIA S. MERIAN in Mindelo. Photo: Björn Fiedler, GEOMAR

Summit Meeting on an Underwater Mountain

Marine scientists from Kiel install observatory in the tropical Atlantic

Changes of dissolved oxygen in the global ocean in percent. Graphic: GEOMAR

Global Ocean De-Oxygenation Quantified

The first in-depth study on the observed global ocean oxygen content was just published by Kiel scientists in Nature.

The research drilling vessel JOIDES RESOLUTION. Photo: Bill Crawford/IODP

Cold plates and hot melts

International science team publishes new data about the history of the Pacific Ring of Fire

Mineral resources in the ocean. Red: Massiv sulfides, yellow: cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts , dark-blue: manganese nodules. Black: Land-based resources (non-fossil energy) within 50 km distance from the coast. Light blue: Exclusive Economic Zone. Source: GEOMAR.

Subsea mining moves closer to shore

Marine scientists from GEOMAR focus on shelf areas

Illustration of a range of now-extinct megafauna that were present when humans first arrived in Australia (by Peter Trusler).

Humans caused Megafauna extinction in Australia

International research team publishes new findings on environmental changes at the end of the Pleistocene

Research vessel METEOR. Photo: Hermann Bange, GEOMAR.

Southern Italy: Earthquake hazard due to active plate boundary

International team of researchers publishes latest seafloor maps

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